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  1. macOS notification center

    It would be extremely helpful if Microsoft Teams would integrate with macOS Catalina's Notification Center. Currently, Teams only provides a small pop up notification and if you are using 2 or more displays, you can easily miss these notifications.

    30 votes
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  2. Do not display over full screen apps in MacOS

    When using Mail.app or other apps in full screen, sometimes Teams will pop up over the full screen app. Honestly, I don't know how you even do it, but it comes with all sorts of usability problems. Like not knowing how to move the windows to another desktop.

    Really, you should be using standard MacOS window behavior for everything. Teams is the odd man out at the moment.

    30 votes
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  3. 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.

    28 votes
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  4. Teams for Mac OS: allow for a (new) main window to be opened/created

    The current Microsoft Teams has its main window disappear on me at least daily (and I'm not sure why that happens). The only way to get it back is to quit Teams and re-launch it.

    Having a way to "File - New - Main Window" would be fabulous (short of figuring out why that main window goes away of course). This "Main window" exists for Outlook already.

    26 votes
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  5. Mac OS Open App at Login

    Mac OS Open Teams at Login
    Normally in Mac OS (currently Sierra 10.12.4), applications can be added to items to open at login (System Preferences>Users & Groups>Login Items). We have noticed that Microsoft Teams does not open after login when this is configured. Has anyone else experienced this? Any solutions would be appreciated. Thanks!

    25 votes
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  6. add external team members

    Currently you can't add external team members to Teams on a Mac.....of if you can it is so unintuitive that I can't find it. Please make it easy to add external people into your team.

    24 votes
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  7. 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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  8. 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.

    21 votes
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  9. After update on MAC - notifications are missed

    There have been many times where teams has updated while it’s been minimized on my machine, causing me to not see any new messages until the next time I’ve manually re-opened and logged in again.

    20 votes
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  10. Notification on Macbook like Slack Notifications....

    Teams needs Notifications to help manage effectively

    19 votes
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  11. Incorrect Time zone when I create a teams meetings in outlook for mac.

    Incorrect Time zone when I create a teams meetings in outlook for mac.
    My Mac OS/Outlook/Teams Time zone has been setting in Taipei (UTC+08:00),but when I creat a new meeting in Microsoft Teams,It will always show in UTC-06:00,How can I change the default setting?

    18 votes
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  12. scope a search to the current chat

    Searching in teams is useful but it would be nice to be able to limit what actually gets searched.

    I often find myself needing to scope my search to just a single chat. i.e. "I know <thing-i'm-looking-for> has been typed in the current chat, go and find it"

    Please could you add this capability? i.e. Specify the scope of a search to just be the current chat.

    18 votes
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  13. Mac Thick Client Support Kerberos Auth

    My work device is domain joined, I have a Kerberos TGT on my device, and it works just fine when I use my browser. Kerberos authentication then just works with our ADFS identity provider, and I log into Teams, Office 365, and a multitude of other SAML protected endpoints. No additional password required while I'm logged in and on network.

    The Teams thick client however always prompts me for a username and password for our ADFS endpoint, in spite of being on network and logged in. It would be nice if the Teams thick client could leverage my kerberos authentication…

    18 votes
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  14. macOS - Login credentials get asked about every hour

    Why are login credentials not saved. Desktop applications logs out about once every hour. I am using teams or Mac version 0.7.00.40. Shouldn't it stay logged all the time?

    18 votes
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  15. Allow AirPods to mute/un-mute the audio

    AirPods allow you to start/stop audio by clicking on the base of the airpod. It would be nice for Teams to consume this signal and allow the audio to be muted/un-muted.

    17 votes
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  16. Add a progress bar to downloads

    Please add a progress bar in the Downloads/Files section. There is no way for me to know how far a download is and as you can imagine, downloading big files doesn't add to the overall user experience. I'm really trying to like this app... But the limited features just doesn't compare to competitors like Slack who design for users, not business.

    17 votes
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  17. mac graphic

    Teams Helper usually trigger the discrete graphic card on Macs with dual graphic cards. This leads to higher energy consumption.
    Could you please stick to the integrated graphic card in all cases?

    17 votes
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  18. 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

    17 votes
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  19. Application preferences on Mac

    There are no application preferences on the Mac desktop app. I would like to be able to configure both the location for downloaded files, and the font & size for usability reasons. (I'm sure there are others.)

    The standard hotkey is Cmd-comma (','). Preferences are normally presented in a separate window, though some applications like Google Chrome show preferences in a new tab instead, which would be acceptable in this case.

    Please add a preferences tab or window, and include both download location preference (like Slack does), and font settings.

    16 votes
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  20. MacOS freezes

    Teams for MacOS would randomly freeze.
    I can switch to it, but no windows with chats visible.
    I have to force quite it and then re-open it to use it.

    Latest MacOS 10.14.5 (18F132)
    You have Microsoft Teams Version 1.2.00.13765. It was last updated on 20/06/2019.

    15 votes
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