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  1. Linux client

    My team has some users on Linux, and one benefit Slack has is a Linux client. Without a Linux client on Microsoft Teams, some orgs may have to turn away in favor of Slack so everyone can participate without keeping a browser open all the time.

    3,796 votes
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      434 comments  ·  Desktop  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • Add quiet hours to notifications

      I like having notifications on my mobile device, but would like the option to silence notifications for after hours and weekends. Potentially, selectively per channel/team.

      1,440 votes
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        40 comments  ·  Desktop  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

        This item is still being worked upon and has not made it to the public ring yet.

        Also, for mobile please note that notification restrictions are handled by the mobile OS. You can disable notification via the mobile OS settings. And setting your mobile phone to do not disturb (turning on quiet hours) will force all apps, including Microsoft Teams, to no longer notify you during its duration.

        OS X (Mac) notification quiet hours are still in the works.

        I’ll keep you posted as more information becomes available.
        Thank you all for the feedback.
        -Warren

      • Improve Install options - Install for all users and install location

        Hi there,

        I would like to be able to install for all users of a PC via and MSI, the current installer installs into the users Appdata which means each user has to install manually.

        I would like to see a "proper" installer than loads it to Program Files for all users

        648 votes
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          179 comments  ·  Desktop  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

          Sorry for the long delay! We are still hard at work on this.

          The SCCM/MSI install will be available in the coming months! No exact release date to share, but it is making some great progress.

          Documentation will also be provided when this is ready.

          Our updates should be much more regular on this topic moving forward.

          Thank you for all the feedback.
          -Warren

        • Using Teams Offline

          MULTIPLE USERS reporting offline needs:

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          Generally want to use Teams offline:

          If I am offline it would be great to browse through Teams and Channels in case I have to lookup some informations.

          Also viewing the latest notes in "Notes" on teams would be great.

          It would be enough to have "Read only" - for the moment my Teams app does not even open when I am offline

          Compared on my mobile - I can read all posts while I am offline.

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          Edit while offline:

          just been using teams wiki to take and share notes in a meeting.…

          342 votes
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            28 comments  ·  Desktop  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • Scalable UI (zoom feature)

            It would be great to have the Teams desktop app UI to be manually scalable. The default scaling should be set based on the system settings for scaling, but the UI should be scalable independent of this.

            (should I mention Slack allows zoom in/out with Ctrl+ + and Ctrl+- key combinations and Ctrl+0 restores default setting)

            I find the desktop UI too small for my eyes. I do have scaling enabled on my Windows computer, and other apps and programs work well, but the Teams client bothers me being too small.

            306 votes
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              58 comments  ·  Desktop  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

              Zooming is being worked upon and making some great progress. No specific timeline yet, but it is coming along nicely and I think you will be happy.

              I’ll provide more updates as they become available.

              Stay tuned. :)
              -Warren

            • Proofing tools (spell check, theasaurus, autocorrect)

              One of the defining features of office down the years has been the proofing tools (i.e. Spell checker, theasaurus, autocorrect, grammar checker). I would love to see these come to Teams.

              The way I envisage this working is as I'm typing a message the famous red/blue/green squigglies that we've all become familiar with should show up.

              Most of all I'd like autocorrect (i.e. a spelling correction that I've used previously automatically gets applied as I type). Stretch goal for this, have a single set of autocorrects that work across all of Office 365, including the client apps.

              Some people might…

              214 votes
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                28 comments  ·  Desktop  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              • Edit badge logic in Taskbar Notifications

                When a new chat has come in add a red taskbar notification like slack does. I depend on it to know when I have a message.

                114 votes
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                  11 comments  ·  Desktop  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • Button in Outlook to start a chat from an email thread

                  I should be able to easily start a chat from an Outlook email thread.

                  101 votes
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                    12 comments  ·  Desktop  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • Windows app should stay minimized to system tray

                    The Windows app keeps appearing as an active app in my app bar, even after I've closed the app so it is only in the Windows system tray.

                    Apparently receiving a notification causes the app to jump from the system tray to the app bar - and that shouldn't happen.

                    89 votes
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                      10 comments  ·  Desktop  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • Integrate the client login with Office 365

                      Integrate the client login with Office 365, similar to the integration of OneNote, Word, and Excel. This utilizes the current login information instead of prompting the user for credentials each time the client is started.

                      80 votes
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                        5 comments  ·  Desktop  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • Take screenshot on desktop app

                        One should be able to take screenshot and share in conversation thread without leaving Microsoft Teams app.

                        79 votes
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                          13 comments  ·  Desktop  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • Windows 10 My People/People bar integration

                          Teams integration for direct personal messaging into Windows 10 "My People" People bar would be awesome.

                          https://developer.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/projects/events/build/2017/my-people-the-taskbar-is-a-window-to-your-app

                          73 votes
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                            5 comments  ·  Desktop  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • Go native for Desktop

                            Please, for the love of sweet candy, go native on Desktop platforms.

                            I'm looking for an alternative for Slack as it uses electron which sucks every last bit of RAM it possibly can before destroying your computer in a sweet sweet fire. After seeing the wonderful performance of Office I was really hoping this would be native!

                            Please, someone with the development experience and financial backing of Microsoft must be able to accomplish this in your sleep. Surely?

                            39 votes
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                              5 comments  ·  Desktop  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            • In status option like Skype for business we can't change the status idle time

                              In status option like Skype for business we can't change the status idle time

                              1. show me inactive when the computer has been idle for this minutes

                              2. change the status from inactive to away after this many minutes

                              3. status has been changed from available to away in few minutes itself

                              32 votes
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                              • Allow more proxy configuration

                                Teams automatically takes proxy configuration from browser and we want to change the configurations like in skype for consumer.

                                29 votes
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                                  2 comments  ·  Desktop  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                • Ability to move a conversation inside an existing thread.

                                  We find people are often starting a new conversation instead of posting within a thread because of the layout of the screen. They think they are in the thread but they are not. This causes the channel to be unorganized and messy. Right now you have to delete and re-add to keep the thread together. It would be super-helpful to "merge" a conversation into an existing thread.

                                  28 votes
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                                    8 comments  ·  Desktop  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                  • Expired password login loop

                                    When I change my expired password in AD, and thus Office 365, Teams Desktop app asks me to login again. The app closes, re-opens and I get the same message. Loop. Cannot get to settings through normal method. Had to use the system tray icon to access settings to log out.

                                    28 votes
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                                      11 comments  ·  Desktop  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                    • Fix Edit in Word/Excel - Currently not working

                                      When you have saved an excel/ word file in files section in teams then you click on the file and edit. The edit in word/excel online works but the edit in word/excel does nothing and does not open word/excel to edit the document. Desktop teams version is Microsoft Teams Version 1.0.00.10302 (64-bit). It was last updated on 4/21/17.

                                      26 votes
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                                      • Don't include Teams in task switcher when closed

                                        When Teams is running it always appears in my task switcher (ALT+TAB), even after I have closed the window.

                                        Steps:
                                        1. Open teams and log on.
                                        2. Make sure your settings are to keep the application running in close.
                                        3. Close the window. You should no longer see Teams in your taskbar, but you should still see the Teams notification icon in the system tray.
                                        4. Hold the ALT key and press TAB. Keep the ALT key pressed.

                                        The next window in the task switcher is Teams, even though the window has been closed.

                                        Worse yet - if I release…

                                        25 votes
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                                          7 comments  ·  Desktop  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                        • print task

                                          Ability to print the task screen would be great

                                          22 votes
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