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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.

    957 votes
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  2. 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.

    61 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).

    38 votes
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  4. 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.

    12 votes
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  5. Allow for multiple windows and improved searching

    Allow for multiple windows and improved searching

    18 votes
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  6. 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.

    11 votes
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  7. 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.

    143 votes
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  8. 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.

    30 votes
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  9. 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)

    67 votes
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  10. 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.

    69 votes
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  11. 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.

    28 votes
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  12. User expericence with multiple tenants

    When you use multiple tenants the experience is awful. Within my organisation I am trying to promote everybody to use teams to call me. When I switch to another organisation (e.g. my client's environment that was shared with my corporate account) however and people call me I get a missed call alert after a while but the actual call will never be received.

    This means that while I am a guest in a different organisation, I cannot receive any calls from my own organisation even though I'm logged in with the account of my own organisation.

    8 votes
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  13. 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.

    189 votes
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  14. 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)

    25 votes
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  15. Include policy settings applied to user in diag logs

    It would be a great troubleshooting tool if the list of service policies applied to a user's Microsoft Teams client are recorded in the MS Teams client logs (ctrl+alt+shift+1). Meetings Policies, Messaging Policies, App Policies, Teams Upgrade policies etc.

    8 votes
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  16. 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.

    34 votes
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  17. 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.

    63 votes
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  18. 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,

    17 votes
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  19. Incluir la opción de notas de voz en la aplicación de escritorio

    Incluir la opción de notas de voz en la aplicación de escritorio

    3 votes
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  20. 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.

    8 votes
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