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  1. Mac notification banner interaction

    On a Mac, I want to be able to swipe away new messages AND reply in the notification window, just like Slack

    66 votes
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  2. Mac app terminates automatically and continuously nags about admin permissions for updates

    The Mac OS X Client is a horrible app.
    It keeps terminating automatically without any notification and it simply switches me offline even when I want to stay online and available for my colleagues. I can not figure out why or when the client terminates.
    Moreover, the Team Helper App update keeps bothering me several times a day that it needs admin permission to update something.

    Thats not the way how client applications should work these days.

    8 votes
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  3. Open in background

    Teams is the only program I use in OS X, that will put itself over top of other windows when it's launched after I switch back to another application. Most of the time I just need teams to run in the background when I use it and this is a big annoyance for me. It reminds me of when I used Windows 2000 as a primary OS. Please fix this.

    3 votes
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  4. Make notifications work on Mac wihtout teams running

    I'd like Notifications to work on Mac when I don't have the Teams app open. Maybe that Teams Helper app could run in the background as a daemon even when Teams.app isn't open.

    I hacked it into working by making a second copy of the Teams app and adding <key>LSUIElement</key><true/> to the Info.plist file inside the package contents. Now I can always run the 'background' copy to get notifications with no dock icon and open the original Teams app when I want to use the interface.

    18 votes
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  5. Notification on Macbook like Slack Notifications....

    Teams needs Notifications to help manage effectively

    18 votes
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  6. Allow Office desktop apps to edit files in Mac

    Can we have access to editing MS Office files directly in the desktop apps on the Teams Mac desktop app? It works in the Windows version. Kills productivity on the Mac. Also, it should be available not only on the file tab, but also on linked files directly on the conversations (such as when linking a file from Dropbox or OneDrive).

    14 votes
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  7. Please stop request to "Add Helper" Popups on the Mac.

    There is no indication on what the Helper does or what why I need to add the Helper. For all I know, I can be installing a virus.

    27 votes
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  8. Avoid separation between teams and chats.

    Teams and chats in one section (top: teams - below: chats)

    46 votes
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  9. IPadPro

    I want my iPadPro as functional as my laptop PC. My iPad is so much lighter to take with me the whole day.

    3 votes
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  10. Open eml file in Outlook when on macOS

    if there is an *.eml file in the channel file and its opened, it open up in Mac Mail rather then Outlook even though the default mail client is set to Outlook.

    12 votes
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  11. sound output mac

    Video call sound comes out of standard speakers, and no way to change to what the system is configured for, like external speakers.

    9 votes
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  12. smartsheet integration is broken

    The access tocken not picked up by the desktop app on OSX at times.

    Some smartsheet sheets would load, others would show the login page.

    Pressing login would authenticate but nothing would happen in teams.

    This really cripples smartsheet integration

    Please fix

    16 votes
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  13. On mac os and android, user status does not update quickly or consistently

    On mac os and android, user status does not update quickly or consistently

    6 votes
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  14. When using the iPad with split keyboard, you can’t click the send button

    I use the split keyboard on an iPad. When I try to use teams conversations, the little button to ‘send’ disappears behind the keyboard and so does the text window btw. I must change to the docked keyboard in order to send. Please fix!

    5 votes
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  15. Avatars broken in macOS app

    User images (icons, avatars) added to O365 administration console or via the user through their outlook.office.com login show up in the web version of Teams, but are not being seen in the macOS application,Teams Version 1.0.00.26952

    4 votes
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  16. Option to opt out of notification on macbook pro

    Option to opt out of notification on macbook pro

    2 votes
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  17. Mac client loses all text and images

    Recently (since upgrading to High Sierra) I experience that all of a sudden all text and images are gone from the application.
    It still appears to work, you just can't see what you are doing anymore.
    When this happens, I have to close the app (Cmd+Q) and start it up again. Then it normally works for a while until it happens again.

    2 votes
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  18. Presence/Status doesn't show 'Online' until activating the macOS app

    Often, the Teams app on macOS will show me as 'Away' after 3 mins of inactivity in the app, even though I'm still working on my computer. Doesn't realise that just because it's not the active window, that it doesn't mean I'm gone.

    9 votes
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  19. Shortcuts interfere with OSX bound shortcuts

    The Alt-E button in The Netherlands is standard bound to a "´" symbol, therefor in a message-inputfield you can't use that button to jump to the "find person/team" field because it will then type that character.

    22 votes
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  20. Strike-through text

    Please allow the option to have strike-through text in the desktop client for Teams on the Mac.

    40 votes
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