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  1. Open links to teams in Desktop App

    SITUATION: When you receive a link to a Teams file or folder, or really anything in Teams, like a Planner task - it sends you to the sharepoint site, regardless of whether you have the Desktop App installed and even if it is open.

    RESOLUTION: Make links to any Teams elements open directly in the Teams Desktop App

    This will save so much time and frustration from people, and also make Teams seem like a more integrated solution for everyone.

    275 votes
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      27 comments  ·  Desktop  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • Deploy Microsoft Teams over the network using GPO

      Deploy Teams over the network to GPO setting that will launch the application only in the background mode.

      102 votes
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        14 comments  ·  Desktop  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • Teams in SysTray does not distinguish between Activity & Presence

        Whether you are in a meeting or got a message, in both cases you get a RED DOT. This is not clear or very helpful.

        46 votes
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          6 comments  ·  Desktop  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • Support for Citrix and RDS Environments

          Support for the desktop Teams application to be installed directly into Program Files and not into the users AppData.

          Currently this method is not viable for a RDS environment such as Citrix or Horizon View.

          28 votes
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            4 comments  ·  Desktop  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • Microsoft Teams Windows Firewall pop up

            Issue : Microsoft Teams client is showing prompt “Windows Firewall has blocked some features of this app” even after adding Windows Firewall Rules. Issue is explained in the article https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/microsoftteams/get-clients but no resolution.

            90 votes
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              18 comments  ·  Desktop  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • Fast Switch Between Office 365 Tenant

              It would great if you supported Fast Switching between Office 365 Tenants for those of us that have to login into different Teams

              46 votes
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                1 comment  ·  Desktop  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              • multiple

                Allow to open multiple windows.
                Want to use two accounts(one for private, one for work) simultaneously.

                Or want to check a message while viewing another message.

                9 votes
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                  3 comments  ·  Desktop  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • resize sidebar

                  Sidebar is taking too much space. Can this be resizable? Loosing to much space

                  21 votes
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                    5 comments  ·  Desktop  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • Being able to open teams in multiple windows.

                    If I'm working on a file in teams, and then want to send a message, I don't want to have to get out of my file, go to chat and then go back to my file. I should be able to have multiple windows open (and spread them across my screen), dedicating one to chat's and the other to working on my relevant files.

                    7 votes
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                      0 comments  ·  Desktop  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • Team Dashboard / Landing Page

                      When you click on a Team, it would be nice if you got a dashboard for the team / landing page instead of going directly to the "general" channel.

                      This would be a great place to roll-up information for activity in the team:
                      - recent conversations (from all channels within the team)
                      - recent or all documents (similar to the OneDrive landing page, but scoped to the Team
                      - search
                      - membership list
                      - pinned content
                      - static content (to post general team information)

                      6 votes
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                        0 comments  ·  Desktop  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • hover

                        Hover Options

                        I suggest moving or removing the hover options on chat messages. The problem with them is that when you hover over the message, you can no longer highlight the covered-up portion of the message - which is a problem if you're trying to copy and paste something out of the chatbox, especially on shorter messages.

                        See attached file (edited for privacy and informational purposes)

                        11 votes
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                          2 comments  ·  Desktop  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • "all monitors" desktop sharing option like Skype client

                          "All monitors" desktop sharing option missing from Teams

                          Desktop sharing in Teams includes sharing 1 monitor OR sharing 1 app... in Skype for business client there is also sharing "All Monitors". When used, a presenter with two monitors will present a view showing both monitors in one window. The viewer can see both of the presenters screens in the one window. They can view this on one monitor or stretch this window across two monitors to make it much bigger and easier to see.

                          20 votes
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                            0 comments  ·  Desktop  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • Add contact which have non-E.164 formartted phone number

                            In Teams, only E.164 phone number is able to added to contacts now. However, I need a feature to add contact any phone number which is not E.164 formatted (e.g. extension number).

                            3 votes
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                              1 comment  ·  Desktop  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            • join meeting audio: teams calls phone

                              not a new idea but, please allow us to choose more audio options while dialing into a meeting, this was the most useful thing in s4b I could choose to join with skype for bus, not to join audio, or have a handy list of phone numbers for skype to automatically call. please bring that to teams, my users are complaining so much about this little feature,

                              3 votes
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                                0 comments  ·  Desktop  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                              • alert notifications teams

                                Make alert notifications in "teams" not only in chat.

                                24 votes
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                                  0 comments  ·  Desktop  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                • Ability to change automatic startup setting without logging in.

                                  Currently there is no way to change the automatic startup setting in Teams without logging in. This is a major inconvenience for guests who install the Teams app only to use the Anonymous Join option and don't plan on obtaining an actual Teams account. It gets pretty annoying for them to need to uninstall/re-install the app each time, because they can't easily figure out a way to start the automatic startup. (not all of them may be technically savvy to fiddle around with the system app startup settings)

                                  3 votes
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                                    1 comment  ·  Desktop  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                  • conversation history only shows that last 2 week

                                    since the middle of september teams conversation history only shows the last 2 weeks only in Desktop app and in the browser. on the other hand in mobile it shows history from the beginning of time. how we can resolve this issue

                                    3 votes
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                                      2 comments  ·  Desktop  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                    • Teams Windows client greatly increases roaming profile size (Appdata\Roaming\Microsoft\Teams)

                                      On Windows, Teams is available as an end user self-install app. The app installs to AppData\Local, so not part of the roaming profile. However, it stores *LOTS* of content in AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Teams.

                                      Our organisation uses roaming profiles and profile size policy; users are beginning to exceed a [very generous!] limit, and Teams is a big cause of this.

                                      Please fix!

                                      13 votes
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                                        3 comments  ·  Desktop  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                      • Replace Electron app with Native app that runs fast on desktop.

                                        Desktop Microsoft Teams is, well, basically useless. It is the slowest app I use on any PC. It needs either some MAJOR performance improvements or a complete re-write as a Native app so that it runs fast on PCs.

                                        Come on guys, you can do better than this!

                                        13 votes
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                                          3 comments  ·  Desktop  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                        • We really need "Paste as plain text" in the Teams desktop client

                                          Please add a "Paste as plain text" option to the right-click menu in all text areas in the Teams desktop client that accept formatted text.

                                          9 votes
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