Public

Hi there, you’ve reached the user feedback site for Microsoft Teams. It’s managed by our Customer Advocacy Team inside Microsoft Teams Engineering led by Karuana Gatimu. Our entire team believes in representing your needs inside our engineering group and we appreciate the time you take to share them with us. Rest assured that a large team of dedicated people read and discuss your feedback!

Here’s how to get your voice heard:
1 — VOTE for existing ideas (this will also subscribe you to the idea’s status updates)
2 — SUBMIT new ideas (Please include only one suggestion per post. Duplicates are merged together.)
3 — RATE the product by clicking the little orange star on this page. This helps us understand our overall standing with users. It will collect your rating every six weeks.
4 — COMMENT in ideas’ threads, which we check regularly

For official product and feature updates we recommend three things:

Stay tuned here: We update our work items monthly
Read our Blog: Official announcements come from our blog at https://aka.ms/TeamsBlog
Review the Roadmap: Our upcoming features can be seen within the Microsoft 365 roadmap site at https://aka.ms/M365Roadmap

The Fine Print:  We have partnered with UserVoice, third-party service and your use of the portal and your submission is subject to the UserVoice Terms of Service & Privacy Policy, including license terms. Please do not send any novel or patentable ideas, copyrighted materials, samples or demos for which you do not want to grant a license to Microsoft.  

  • Hot ideas
  • Top ideas
  • New ideas
  • My feedback
  1. Federal holidays in Shifts

    It would be helpful if federal holidays are displayed in shifts, e.g. by a continuous grey bar or similar.

    23 votes
    Sign in
    (thinking…)
    Sign in with: Facebook Google
    Signed in as (Sign out)

    We’ll send you updates on this idea

    1 comment  ·  Shifts  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  2. Import Shifts Template Enhancements

    It would be nice if the Import template had ALL options associated with shifts. For example, I name my shifts (i.e. an 8 hour swing shift is an S8), and code them a specific color, but the import feature does not have options for this which means I have to go through manually and change everything after the fact.

    21 votes
    Sign in
    (thinking…)
    Sign in with: Facebook Google
    Signed in as (Sign out)

    We’ll send you updates on this idea

    3 comments  ·  Shifts  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  3. Allow multiple existing shifts on the same member

    Make it possible to add multiple existing shifts on the same member. The only possible way seems to be on Day view or creating a new shift (not use the exisiting shift).

    21 votes
    Sign in
    (thinking…)
    Sign in with: Facebook Google
    Signed in as (Sign out)

    We’ll send you updates on this idea

    0 comments  ·  Shifts  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  4. Show shifts that are overtime, involve one or more premium pays or are extra shifts

    Add an attribute to a shift to indicate that particular shift is an overtime shift, involves one or more premium pay types (bonus shifts) or is an additional shift (worked in addition to a typical schedule). Incidentally, a single shift could be all three.

    20 votes
    Sign in
    (thinking…)
    Sign in with: Facebook Google
    Signed in as (Sign out)

    We’ll send you updates on this idea

    1 comment  ·  Shifts  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  5. Time Clock Station

    Will there be a way to set up a Time Clock Station on a Tablet or Desktop so team members do not have clock-in with their mobile phones?

    Not everyone has a mobile phone, unfortunately.

    20 votes
    Sign in
    (thinking…)
    Sign in with: Facebook Google
    Signed in as (Sign out)

    We’ll send you updates on this idea

    1 comment  ·  Shifts  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  6. Shifts: option for a two week schedule view

    Shifts: schedule view: current options are for one week or one month. Would like to be able to view 2 weeks at a time, which is a pay period at our company. This would be useful to be able to view on one screen if part time employees are schedule their required hours for the pay period.

    19 votes
    Sign in
    (thinking…)
    Sign in with: Facebook Google
    Signed in as (Sign out)

    We’ll send you updates on this idea

    2 comments  ·  Shifts  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  7. Show Shifts from All Teams

    Offer a view in Shifts where managers can see all employees and shifts, not just one team at a time. I have employees on different teams and need to keep track of all of them. Toggling between 6 different teams to do so isn't productive.

    18 votes
    Sign in
    (thinking…)
    Sign in with: Facebook Google
    Signed in as (Sign out)

    We’ll send you updates on this idea

    0 comments  ·  Shifts  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  8. Shifts Time Off let employees request a change or deletion

    Ability to have an employee change/delete and resubmit time off.
    Example employee have been approved for 1 hour off but instead needs to move the appointment to another day or add additional time. Also need an employee cancel button on the time off.

    18 votes
    Sign in
    (thinking…)
    Sign in with: Facebook Google
    Signed in as (Sign out)

    We’ll send you updates on this idea

    0 comments  ·  Shifts  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  9. More PowerShell Commands for Shifts

    Provide more PowerShell commands in the Teams PowerShell Module for managing shifts with different teams.
    I.e. add/remove shift schedules, updating shifts, import/export etc.

    17 votes
    Sign in
    (thinking…)
    Sign in with: Facebook Google
    Signed in as (Sign out)

    We’ll send you updates on this idea

    0 comments  ·  Shifts  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  10. Shifts - Automatically adding users from the group

    Automatically when shift is created in team, add all team members to shift plan

    17 votes
    Sign in
    (thinking…)
    Sign in with: Facebook Google
    Signed in as (Sign out)

    We’ll send you updates on this idea

    3 comments  ·  Shifts  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  11. Allow Shifts to be accessed in browser

    Allow user to view just shifts in browser without having to load the Teams app, or go via Teams in the browser.

    With Shifts in Teams, there is some disconnect with what is available in StaffHub (understandable, but makes things tricky).

    A schedule created in StaffHub can't be viewed in Teams.
    A schedule created in Teams can't be viewed in StaffHub.

    StaffHub is currently a little more user friendly for large scale rota planning. It's quite buggy in Teams when dealing with a large number of people.

    Being able to edit a Teams-based schedule in a browser - just like…

    17 votes
    Sign in
    (thinking…)
    Sign in with: Facebook Google
    Signed in as (Sign out)

    We’ll send you updates on this idea

    1 comment  ·  Shifts  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  12. Teams Shift - Need to set up Time Clock for Shifts and maintain multiple locations.​

    Need to set up Time Clock for Shifts and maintain multiple locations.​ We checked and found that, we were able to add only one location but not multiple locations.

    Request you to kindly get the option to add multiple location in Time Clock Set up in Teams shift.

    16 votes
    Sign in
    (thinking…)
    Sign in with: Facebook Google
    Signed in as (Sign out)

    We’ll send you updates on this idea

    4 comments  ·  Shifts  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  13. Availability in Shifts for Desktop

    You can set daily availability on the mobile app. Can we do the same for the desktop app? It is so useful! The availability markers show up when making shifts.

    16 votes
    Sign in
    (thinking…)
    Sign in with: Facebook Google
    Signed in as (Sign out)

    We’ll send you updates on this idea

    2 comments  ·  Shifts  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  14. shifts

    Shifts - allow setting default colour coding of request rather than allowing users to choose different colours

    16 votes
    Sign in
    (thinking…)
    Sign in with: Facebook Google
    Signed in as (Sign out)

    We’ll send you updates on this idea

    0 comments  ·  Shifts  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  15. show week number in shifts

    would be great to see the week number on week view.
    we use that info to identify week plan.

    small issue. 😉

    15 votes
    Sign in
    (thinking…)
    Sign in with: Facebook Google
    Signed in as (Sign out)

    We’ll send you updates on this idea

    1 comment  ·  Shifts  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  16. Allow the ability to see the full Month calendar in the Shifts view

    Grant the ability to see the entire month at a glance when viewing the "Month" in Shifts.

    15 votes
    Sign in
    (thinking…)
    Sign in with: Facebook Google
    Signed in as (Sign out)

    We’ll send you updates on this idea

    2 comments  ·  Shifts  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  17. Yearly view in shifts

    Would be nice with a yearly view function in shifts.

    15 votes
    Sign in
    (thinking…)
    Sign in with: Facebook Google
    Signed in as (Sign out)

    We’ll send you updates on this idea

    0 comments  ·  Shifts  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  18. categories shifts color

    Set a default colour for "Time Off" requests rather than having users set it themselves

    15 votes
    Sign in
    (thinking…)
    Sign in with: Facebook Google
    Signed in as (Sign out)

    We’ll send you updates on this idea

    2 comments  ·  Shifts  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  19. Shifts - superior approving your requests

    Let superior approve your requests for Holiday etc.
    Now person who created shift plan is the one who is approving all request.
    If company has "Manager" atribute synced from AD to AAD then your superior should be notified about your requests.

    15 votes
    Sign in
    (thinking…)
    Sign in with: Facebook Google
    Signed in as (Sign out)

    We’ll send you updates on this idea

    0 comments  ·  Shifts  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  20. shifts activities

    Shifts - Ability to Add Types of Activities and Customize the Break Time.

    Is there a way to customize the length of breaks. Currently it is showing as "Any". Also are we able to add other activity tasks?

    15 votes
    Sign in
    (thinking…)
    Sign in with: Facebook Google
    Signed in as (Sign out)

    We’ll send you updates on this idea

    4 comments  ·  Shifts  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  • Don't see your idea?

Feedback and Knowledge Base