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  1. Outbound Number Manipulations per PSTN Device

    In skype for business server, we had the ability to write "Called Number Translation Rules" and "Calling Number Translation Rules" for each PSTN gateway.

    There is no functionality to do this in Teams, so for each SBC I need to translate the powerful regex and translation statements that were available in Skype Server into the SBC.

    I feel this is a huge functional oversight.

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    • Entierprise Deployment .MSI That Installs Into C:\Program Files

      Build an MSI that will install the Teams application into "C:\Program Files". Then any user that logs onto the computer can go to Start > Search for Teams > Launch Teams > Sign in to their account > Then Teams Builds the appropriate App Data folder for them.

      This would be great for Enterprise Deployment. Some Enterprise project groups consist of 15-20+ people, and having an enterprise deployment solution would help speed up Microsoft Teams adoption.

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      • 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.

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        • Usage report filter by Team and Channel

          I work and manage a support Team that uses Channels to organize support topics. Please build in the ability to measure user activity by channel.

          example:
          First tier team has a question about an application and ask in the applications channel for help. Second tier team responds with the answer.

          T1 now has a question about account management and they reach out in the account management channel. T2 responds.

          How much does John Doe use the Apps Channel vs the Acc Mgmt channel? which topic (channel) has the most questions?

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          • Allow Guest access to custom domains on Tenant level

            Guest access should be restricted for customized domains on Tenant level in Microsoft Teams. Right now it is allowing the user to send request to all the domains with guest access. My companies are involved in their compliance and require to allow Guest access to limited domains only.

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            • Cross team channels

              It would be good to have the option of creating channels that span multiple teams. This is great of matrix type organisations where you may have portfolio type teams (Marketing, IT, HR etc), but have cross team functions like Project Management. In that case we would be able to create a channel that is visible within all selected teams and members therein, while preserving other channels to be private within individual teams.

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              • manage app access via group membership

                Would be nice to be able to restrict access to enabled, whitelisted apps on a user basis instead of a tenant wide basis, possibly by group membership associated with specific apps. We may not want all users to have access to all the whitelisted apps. Maybe this is on the roadmap in some form already ??

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                • Add remove access from users for a channel

                  Hi, When we create a team for a department, e.g. IT, we add all user within the team. but there should be able to create a channel and exclude specific users from that channel as they might not be the audience for that.

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                  • Audio Chat Admin Settings

                    We would like the ability to turn off audio chat in Teams meetings until we have more granular control over the video/audio chat features.

                    Business case: We have some sites which are bandwidth challenged so we don't want to offer this feature until we can control which sites get it.

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                    • Teams function with Sharepoint On-prem

                      Make it possible to link Teams with an existing SharePoint onprem.
                      Because not every Userdata and DB values could be legally uploaded(in Cloud) in some countrys. Data security is sometimes much more Importen for each files/entrys. (and companys)

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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.

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                        • order of conversation

                          It would be great if you could change the default order of conversations, so that instead of it being ordered by most recent activity on the thread, it was ordered by the most recent posting of conversations. The reordering of conversations as people participate on the threads is jarring, and you can always find recent activity through the Activity tab.

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                          • 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.

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                            • More granular persmission for Teams for their team site

                              Currently team members can only be given "full control," "edit," or "Read" permissions on their respective team sites. We need a bit more granularity and be able to assign also "Contribute" and other permission levels on each team site.

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                              • Policies to Remove select Tabs/Panes from Client

                                It would be great to have even greater control over what a user can see/use in their Teams client.

                                A current example of this would be the Messaging policies. We are able to disable chat for a user by assigning them to a new messaging policy. This then removes the chat tab for the user.

                                It would be handy to do this for the other features as well like Meetings.

                                In our company's case, we implement "Smartrooms" which are just video conferencing systems with whiteboarding and O365 capabilities (basically different versions of the Surface Hub). Behind each Smartroom is a…

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                                • Block Team owner from changing Team name

                                  Block the Team owner from changing the name of the Team. Only Admins can change the name of the Team.

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                                  • Need to be able to add a Disclaimer for the use of MS Teams similar to what is in place for Yammer.

                                    Need to be able to add a Disclaimer for the use of MS Teams similar to what is in place for Yammer.

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                                    • Follow Skype for Business License for Chat in Teams

                                      I work in the education sector and have over 1 million licenses we look after. 99% of these are not licensed to use skype for business because they do not want users to be chatting during lessons (K-12). This is for esafety reasons and prevent bullying when teh school dont have the time or resources to monitor this. For those that have, they can get a copy of the conversation history as it is stored in teh users mailboxes.

                                      Teams does not follow any of this and some of my larger customers will not adopt Teams until the chat facility…

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                                      • 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.

                                        10 votes
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                                        • Allow the Free Teams license to operate like the PowerBI free tier/licensing in o365 admin

                                          Our org uses Azure cloud and PowerBI already and we want to use the new free version of Teams, however the way the free license is setup right now, existing Microsoft Accounts that have any sort of o365 tenant can't use the free version (only buying a full o365 license is an option).
                                          We'd love to try out teams without having to create a whole new set of email addresses/tenant but we can't. Can you make the free teams license operate similar to the PowerBI Free/Pro license? We have a mix of both free and pro powerbi users in the…

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