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  1. expand conversations default option

    Add USER setting to expand all by default.

    There's an existing idea for Collapsing/expanding conversations where it looks like they're working on implementing an Admin setting for collapse/expand, and a collapse/expand all button.

    However, many of the comments on that idea are asking for something different:

    Give us a USER-configurable option (not just admins) for whether threads are shown expanded or collapsed.

    I feel like I spend most of my time catching up in Teams clicking "N replies from ..." or "See more" and would much prefer for everything to be shown by (my user-configured) default.

    Even if this option…

    425 votes
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  2. Global Setting for Enable "Teams" to Start Minimized

    Provide the ability to start the Teams application in the background and minimized on a global scale, not only per each user's setting.

    318 votes
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  3. Clear chat history

    "Clear chat history" to declutter the Teams app

    246 votes
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  4. Allow users to disable webcam by default

    Every meeting I join, Teams turns on my webcam and suggests I join with it enabled. This is not the way that anyone I work with wants it to work, and a departure from Skype behaviour as well. Making the setting sticky would be great.

    239 votes
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  5. Change keyboard shortcut

    We need functionality to customize keyboard shortcuts to resolve following problem.

    Many of keyboard shortcuts are not giving same user experience like other MS apps, and we would like to customize them.

    For example, our developer heavily use VSCode, and we are expecting Command + P will open search, and Command + Shift + } will switch to next channel.

    222 votes
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  6. Dual monitor mode - Show participant videos and screen shared content on separate screens

    Dual Monitor Mode should be Available - Suppose if any user is using dual monitor so he can opt of this option called Dual Monitor mode - where it show participant videos on one screen and screen shared content on separate screens. - This feature is available on Zoom.us

    199 votes
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  7. Settings options to hide or show Team in Outlook

    Teams are not shown in the Global address list and under groups in Outlook by default. In order to change this, we need to run a PowerShell command. It would be great to have an option in the Teams settings to show or hide the team from Outlook, so the Team Owner can change the settings instead of requiring PowerShell

    199 votes
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  8. turn off feed

    Turn off or hide Activity Feed. Why is this separate from Chat? In other familiar chat applications, the most recent convos sort to the top. In this, the Feed shows a single person’s action and then it’s easy to accidentally message the group when you click on it because you think it will open your private conversation with just them. The Feed screen looks exactly the same as chats.

    197 votes
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  9. Add Video Call Background default and settings to the account Settings drop down

    Add Video Call Background default and settings to the account Settings drop down. This way the background can be set before the call and a default set so you don't have to keep going into the settings.

    185 votes
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  10. Status Available

    Would like ability to set my status to stay at "Available" without it automatically changing to "Away" when I've been inactive for 5 minutes.

    171 votes
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  11. Disable startup option

    Like Skype, it would be great if there was a setup option to not start on Windows Startup. Reason being, when on laptop, do not want lots of applications running that I dont need when on battery power. Saves time and frustration to not have these applications autostart. I can start them when I need them but not before.

    166 votes
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  12. Convert team type

    I would like to be able to convert a team from one option to another. Example: Anyone to Staff, Staff to PLC, etc.

    This would just change the team type so those team type features can be used. Files, tabs, apps, and emails/conversations would not be altered or removed.

    165 votes
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  13. add apps to side bar

    be able to add other apps such as One Note to the side bar for easy access

    142 votes
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  14. Provide Option to Set Microsoft Audio Conferencing Personal Identification Number (PIN)

    For Microsoft Audio Conferencing users, the Microsoft Teams meeting invitation includes a "Reset PIN" link - https://mysettings.lync.com/pstnconferencing. After logging onto the Office 365 Portal, the user is presented with a "Reset PIN" button that generates a new random Personal Identification Number. Can you please give the user the option to reset his\her PIN to a number of his\her choosing provided it meets the defined length requirement and basic complexity requirements (non-repeating, non-sequential)?

    139 votes
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  15. Default opening files with the client application

    Please provide the option to default opening files with the client application (Word, Excel, etc.)

    136 votes
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  16. Voicemail greeting - allow admins to customise via Powershell/Admin Portal

    Allow admins to modify/personalise the voicemail greeting for a user, through Powershell and Admin Portal. Should be able to do this from an administrative perspective

    135 votes
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  17. delete conversations after exiting

    Conversations should be deleted after exiting the program or the conversation itself.

    123 votes
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  18. Can we please have the ability to delete conversations. This does not make sense that you cannot reset or remove a conversation.

    Can we please have the ability to delete Microsoft Team conversations. This does not make sense that you cannot reset or remove a conversation.

    112 votes
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  19. It would be great if we could select a "blurred background" default setting for video calls.

    It would be great if users could select a "blurred background" default setting for video calls.

    101 votes
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  20. Allowing customize Music on Hold for individual user

    We find that only the call queue allows for customizing music on hold in the Teams admin center now. We are looking forward to seeing this feature is available for an individual user in the near future.

    101 votes
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