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  1. Mass add users to a channel or team

    Please add mass add users to a channel or team.
    Like we use on other Office 365 services. email@domain;email@domain and (if possible) @everyone something like that.
    I'm using and loving Microsoft Teams :-)
    Thanks a lot.

    161 votes
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      9 comments  ·  Admin Settings  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

      You can do this! The best way to do it is using a distribution list (DL). For example, when inviting users to a team, just adding a DL like everyone@mycompany.com will automatically invite everyone in the DL.

      Let me know if this makes sense, or if you have any more questions.

      Sincerely,
      Suphatra

      Twitter: skprufo Email: sparavimicrosoft.com

    • Provide ability to fully recover deleted Teams

      When a Team is deleted, either by accident or maliciously need the ability to recover all assets including files, plans, chats, the works.

      74 votes
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        5 comments  ·  Admin Settings  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • Add usage reporting to Office 365 admin

        Please add some kind of reporting for Teams as it would really help us gauge our company's uptake of teams.

        Reporting should have some kind of breakdown by global region, number of chats/teams/other.

        71 votes
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          12 comments  ·  Admin Settings  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • Custom Team Member Roles

          Currently for any given team, there are only two options: member or owner.

          This only allows for two tiers of permissions. It would be great if there was the ability to either add custom roles to add more granularity for adding/removing permissions for different tiers of teammates.

          46 votes
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          • Ability to set permissions at the channel level.

            Would like to be able to have everyone under one Team but limit certain people from being able to use certain channels. Basically, private channels under a public Team.

            40 votes
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              2 comments  ·  Admin Settings  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • Disable user ability to change profile photos

              Our users Active Directory photos are synced to O365 and are used as the profile photos within the applications. These photos are set by our HR department. The ability to change these photos for all applications has been disabled using the OWA Mailbox Policy powershell setting. Apparently, Teams does not play ball here - and our users are updating their pictures to things not appropriate for a work environment. Until this is resolved, Teams will not have a place in our organization.

              29 votes
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                4 comments  ·  Admin Settings  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              • Granular bot and tab controls based on Office 365 Groups classifications

                Currently bots & tabs have one control - on or off. Many organizations must turn this option of due to data protection issues. Corporate data will be sent out of the Office 365 environment to unknown sources (bots and tabs).

                What I would like to see is a granular control that allows you to enable bots & tabs for Teams that have specific Office 365 Groups classifications. For instance you might enable bots & tabs for "Public" or "Unrestricted" Teams but not for "internal" or "restricted" ones.

                26 votes
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                • Prevent Team Members from deleting channels

                  Right now any team member can delete a channel, we need a feature to prevent deletion, or only allow deletion of a channel by its owner, or creator.

                  17 votes
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                  • Better Team Permission Control

                    The current team settings are very bare-bones.

                    For instance, there's a single permission that allows for adding/modifying/removing tabs. These should all be separate permissions.

                    For the sake of usability, there could be a "master" permission for each piece of functionality (tabs, channels, connectors, etc...) and an expandable list of the sub-options where, if you didn't want to give a certain role all of the permissions for a certain functionality, you could give a role a subset of the create/modify/remove permissions.

                    17 votes
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                      2 comments  ·  Admin Settings  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • Secure wiki articles

                      I just created my first wiki article as a description how to fulfil a job.

                      I'm wondering about the fact others could not only read my article and comment it, they can also delete it.

                      Pls create a possibility to prevent wiki articles from delete by all persons

                      16 votes
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                      • Import EXISTING O365 group, but restrict NEW group creation

                        Would like to see more administration options regarding O365 group creation and publishing to Teams.
                        Currently there is only 1 option - turn new O365 group creation OFF at all or allow to create groups everywhere.

                        Would be good to allow owners import already existing O365 groups example (or give admins option to allow users to do that).
                        In our example we have controlled way (self-service portal) where users can order new O365 groups, but problem is that if we can control new O365 creation there, this group is not added into Teams after creation. And there is possibility now…

                        16 votes
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                        • Add the admin of Teams in Office admin center

                          Please add the administration of Teams into the Office 365 admin center. In a similar way Groups are managed.

                          14 votes
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                          • Group Policy Template

                            When are the Group Policy Templates going to be available for Microsoft Teams? I want to unify desktop app settings at my company (like disabling Skype Integration) but haven't seen a way to currently achieve that.

                            12 votes
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                            • change email address or create a alias mail address

                              Hi,

                              I love teams
                              However we strating office 365 for a few months ago.
                              At that timne a created the necassary groups and distribution lists.
                              everytime worked fine.

                              office365 groups were new for me so I didn't use them.
                              for two weeks ago I started to explore teams and create a ream foir our ICT department.
                              We start using it and had a lot of channels and discussion creaed since then.

                              yesterday I saw office365 created a office365 group for this team whice is shown in de company addresslist. this group has also, san unwanted mail address.

                              Right now in…

                              11 votes
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                              • Use Distribution List to dynamically manage Team membership

                                Use a DL to dynamically manage Team membership, not just initially populate the Team.

                                9 votes
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                                • Admins need more control over channel email options

                                  Currently admins can turn channel emails on/off at the tenant level, but have no visibility or control over what channels have their emails set to. I suggest admins should have a tenant-level policy that allows them to set a default channel email setting, as well as giving admins the option to prevent users from changing their channel to a different setting, requiring an admin to do it for them.

                                  8 votes
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                                  • Teams Specific Profile Picture

                                    As a user of Teams, I would like the ability to change the picture I have in Teams without affecting the rest of my Office 365 account. I believe this will help give Teams a more creative (rather than corporate) feel, and potentially increase the rate of adoption. I know in my organization, we have been using Skype, and no one has set their Office 365 picture as their Skype picture.

                                    7 votes
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                                    • Push out updates for Teams faster

                                      The release notes where updated 2 days ago and I still haven't gotten the new version even if I click the check for updates option (currently on 0.7.0.5803). The option to see the current version ("About") also seems to have been removed from the menu (you now have to check properties for the exe file).

                                      I think not having the latest version is causing problems with status for me and all my colleagues since that was changed in the last update.

                                      5 votes
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                                      • Manage updates

                                        For corporate use please let stop automatic updates and user side updates.
                                        Admins can deploy updates in a managable way

                                        5 votes
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                                        • Allow global admin to be able to see all Teams (or sites) at one location or one page

                                          It would be great from management point of view if we could see a list of all teams or their related sites from sharepoint at one location.
                                          That way we'll know what all teams are there and it would be easy to navigate.

                                          4 votes
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