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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.

    1,250 votes
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  2. Ability to prevent auto-start persistantly and programmatically using TAC/Group Policy

    See MSTCommunity request here -

    https://techcommunity.microsoft.com/t5/Microsoft-Teams/How-to-Prevent-Teams-from-Auto-Launch/m-p/730658#M34150

    Even though autostart can be prevented upon installation a single time (https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/deployoffice/teams-install) and then turned off manually within the desktop client, there is a need by some businesses to ensure that the Desktop client does not auto-start at any time and yet be able to enable this programmatically via TAC/Group Policy without having to jump in users desktop client to turn it off.

    33 votes
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  3. Ring on all Devices - Incoming Call

    When a Call comes in, it only rings in the headphones. But as we don't wear our headphones all day long, sometimes we can't hear it ringing.

    Please make an option to ring on all attached devices (speaker + headphones).

    88 votes
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  4. Enable full SharePoint navigation

    I've linked to a communiction SharePoint homepage in a tab in teams expecting it to essentially be the full SharePoint experience but it cuts out the navigation and literally just shows the web parts of the home page.

    I want to be able to navigate the SharePoint as normal from here but from some reason Teams cuts this out.

    110 votes
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  5. Shifts time clock on desktop

    At the moment, shifts time clock is only available on mobile. It would be useful to add the time clock on desktop too.

    19 votes
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  6. Disable Desktop Shortcut creation

    Please add options to disable desktop shortcut when customers install Teams by using MSI installer

    20 votes
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  7. Allow for multiple windows and improved searching

    Allow for multiple windows and improved searching

    35 votes
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  8. consistent and flatten UI and badges

    There are WAY too many tab-like layers in the UI leading to many ways to see the same content and inconsistent badges/indicators.

    Suggestions:
    1. Remove the side bar with "Activity", "Chat", "Teams", etc. Switching between them constantly is very annoying.
    2. "Activity" should cease to exist. I should be able to see the most recent activity in a flat UI via badges.
    3. Make badges or indicators consistent. Using a red badge for unread messages AND then on the contacts using a red badge for busy status is very confusing to a casual glance to see what you missed. I…

    13 votes
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  9. Ability to archive Chat Conversations

    Please add the ability to archive and/or delete conversation history form the Chat conversations. It's terrible to open a chant while sharing a screen and everyone sees your past chats.

    49 votes
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  10. Sort files default by name in teams.

    Sort files in Teams. Under files, the files are not sorted in "Names" by default. I have to press the sort button Name every time.

    23 votes
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  11. 14 votes
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  12. Fix Copy/Paste format in Teams

    When you copy a json or an xml from a chat on a notepad, the format is broken completely. Add line breaks, spaces everywhere when the chat is correct.

    12 votes
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  13. I want to add [Organization Chart] in "App Setup Policy"

    Organizations can be viewed in private chat.
    This must be confirmed for each user.
    Add an Organization tab to the “App setup policy”.
    By doing so, you can check the users in the organization in the organization chart and send a chat.

    6 votes
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  14. Chat Timestamp Uses 12 hour Clock even if Desktop is configured for 24 hour clock

    Chat/Channel Conversations seem to use the 12 hour clock (1:34 PM) even if the system/workstation clock is set to use 24 hour clock (13:34). Syncing the time stamp to use the preferred time format (either from the OS or from an application option) would help prevent confusion in some circumstances.

    5 votes
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  15. 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.

    92 votes
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  16. Allow us to change/hide “Get an app for Windows” message when we open Teams from browser

    *English follows Japanese

    ■Title(件名):
    ブラウザーで開いた際の動作について
    Allow us to change/hide “Get an app for Windows” message when we open Teams from browser

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    ■Description(内容):

    現在 Teams をブラウザーで利用した際には、最初に ”Windows アプリを入手” の項目が表示されます。
    Windows 端末に既にインストールされている場合でも、この表示となります。
    そのため、不要なインストールをユーザーが実施してしまうことが散見されます。
    この表示を非表示にする、もしくは、入手ではなく切り替えるボタンを表示させるなどの機能の拡張を要望します。

    When we open Teams from browser, “Get an app for Windows” message is shown even the app have already installed to the Windows device.
    Therefore, some users performed unnecessary installation of the app, so I would like to see the feature to hide this message or show the switching button to installed apps instead of “Get an app” message.

    11 votes
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  17. 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.

    152 votes
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  18. Make the user's display a humanoid icon instead of an initial

    Please implement a setting method to make the display of the user whose profile picture is not set on Microsoft Teams be a humanoid icon instead of the initials.

    7 votes
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  19. 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.

    271 votes
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  20. Allow client to export my chat messages

    Individual and group chats absolutely has to have the ability to export it out as a word document or such. For a large business sometimes the context of a chat has to be copied out for various reasons and to not have the ability to do that is simply insane. There needs to be an export option (PDF, DOC ECT.) included in chats. Saving one individual message is not adequte.

    35 votes
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