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  1. Delete/Hide all messages from a channel

    Similarly to clearing logs, it would be very useful if the team owners can clear out all the previous messages in a channel.

    33 votes
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    5 comments  ·  IT Pro - Controls and Knobs  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  2. Prevent owner from deleting Team

    We should be able to lock Team / Office 365 group from being deleted by Group owner.

    31 votes
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  3. delete files on chats

    please create ability for a user to delete files thy added in a chat with a colleague. I have come files in a chat with my colleague but I realized i cant delete them

    30 votes
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    3 comments  ·  IT Pro - Controls and Knobs  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  4. Ability to switch between accounts

    Need the ability to switch between accounts without having to log out and sign in.

    30 votes
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    4 comments  ·  IT Pro - Controls and Knobs  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  5. Ability to turn off Power BI Workspaces when Team site is created

    Our organization is creating enormous number of team sites which in turn creates Power BI workspaces. It is creating clutter in Power BI world, need the ability to turn of selected components within O365.

    29 votes
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    2 comments  ·  IT Pro - Controls and Knobs  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  6. Teams Archiving PowerShell Commands

    We would like functionality in PowerShell to check the archive status of a Team and also to be able to set the status.

    For example as we’d like to programmatically change a Team to archived if it hasn’t been accessed in 6 months. It should also change the SharePoint site to read only for the members as it does in the Teams UI.

    29 votes
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  7. block file upload on external Teams

    When users are invited by external companies to theirs Teams group, there should be a possibility to block or manage the file upload on external Teams (DLP)

    29 votes
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  8. Allow owner of a team hide a channel from rest of the members or drag channel into a different team.

    Allow an owner of a team hide a channel once it is finshed.
    Example:
    My company has an "Advanced Program" Team; basically of all the preproduction parts. Within this team we have channels of all the different programs/customers to these parts. Once a program/customer has reached FULL production and isn't talked about in the weekly company meeting, we have no need to have the channel.
    Issue:
    We do not want to delete the channel and lose all information. Nor can we drag that channel out of the "Advanced" team into the "Full Production" team.
    Solution:
    Allow an Owner to hide…

    29 votes
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  9. Use Display Name field instead of First Name in multi-party chats

    Use Display Name field instead of First Name in multi-party chats

    In some cases, we set display name of the customer’s account differently than listed in the First and Last name fields in AD. For example the first name is James, but in display name he is listed as Jim. Let's assume that there is no option to change the First name field, and only Display name field can be modified.
    When I start conversation with one person – his or her name will be listed based on Display name field in AD (we list it as lastname, firstname). However,…

    27 votes
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  10. Hide email addresses for users

    I want to limit my employees ability to communicate with each to conversation solely available within the teams they are added too. While I have disabled the "Chat" option, each persons email address is displayed when you click on there username in a conversation. Is there away to hide users emails so they are not visible?

    Background: All employees we have are remote, working in different states, making different wages, having different work loads, etc. I would prefer to limit there communication that may range on a variety of non work related topics that could potentially cause problems.

    26 votes
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  11. Need the opportunity to unmute all participants on the meeting.

    An Admin setting needs to be available so when a meeting is set up you can opt to un-mute all participants who join and give them the option of muting themselves. Also, the meeting owners need the ability to unmute participants.

    23 votes
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  12. Deploy teams as part of ODT

    Can Teams be included in ODT deployment just as rest of the Office ProPlus apps?

    23 votes
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  13. Disabling OneDrive within Teams Cloud Storage

    I would like to be able to disable OneDrive within our Teams Cloud storage options. We do not use OneDrive and its confusing having another storage application we don't use.

    23 votes
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  14. Disbale autostart in Teams App for the entire tenant

    Admins need the ability to disable the Teams auto-start for the entire organization, instead of each end user having to go in and stop Teams application from automatically starting when you boot up your device.

    23 votes
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  15. Make the Team and Channel administration more robust

    - Custom Team roles
    - Per channel permissions
    - Ability to moderate subordinate role's messages
    - Ability to delete topic threads

    23 votes
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  16. Microsoft Teams Azure AD Admin Role

    Create a Microsoft Teams Azure AD Admin Role for organizations to have a more task oriented Security design around the service. Basically, the Global Admin is very privileged, and the Teams services is not something that a Global Admin, in large enterprises, really needs to management. An Admin role in Azure AD would allow the service management teams for Microsoft Teams to implement settings on the Teams services directly, and create, read, update, delete existing teams. This should be possible leveraging the Microsoft Graph.

    23 votes
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  17. Ability for Company Admins to provide a Company Guidline or Help URL for Users when they are creating a Team.

    Microsoft Teams Needs the ability for Company Admins to provide a Company Guideline or Help URL when creating a Team.

    The feature would be something like when an providing an admin option in the Office 365 Admin Center for the Admin to type in a Team Creation Guide Line Message and URL.

    And once this is enabled then a message banner would be displayed on the create team page encouraging them to read the company guidelines before creating a team.

    The guidelines itself would suggest to the user for the naming standards and when to make a channel or when…

    21 votes
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  18. Open files in office desktop by default instead of within Office Online in Teams

    Open files (powerpoint, excel, ...) on desktop by default instead of within Powerpoint Online in Teams, or at least be able to configure the default method for opening.

    20 votes
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  19. 20 votes
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  20. Allow application settings to be administered via Registry / GPO or add to Tenant

    Teams needs to have the capability to be managed like the rest of the O365 suite via Registry and/or GPO settings. Things like Startup at login, Start minimized to tray, suppressing the app launch splash screen, suppressing the 'install mobile app' banner, t-bot, app add-ins should all be manageable and in one place.

    19 votes
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