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  1. Usage policy on first access

    Option to have a new user to agree with an usage policy on first access of Teams like it is available for Yammer.

    75 votes
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    under review  ·  8 comments  ·  Getting Started  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  2. "Adaptive Cards" should have HTML formatting to become aligned with Sharepoint Lists

    "Adaptive Cards" should have HTML formatting to become aligned with SharePoint lists.
    SharePoint Lists allow for rich text formatting, but when presenting this in an Adaptive Card in TEAMS this is not possible.
    Even worse modifying rich text using an adaptive card is not possible at all.
    Allowing to pass all formatting from SharePoint List, would be great and allow for cool cards

    5 votes
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    under review  ·  0 comments  ·  Lists App  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  3. Using "Du" instead of "Sie" as Language/Local option

    In German you have "Du" and "Sie" for the englisch "you". It's usefull to can change between both.

    18 votes
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    under review  ·  0 comments  ·  Languages/Translation  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  4. Need prompt before updating on MAC

    Every time there is an update for the desktop client (at least on Mac) the client updates automatically without prompting the user, which always seems to invalidate the session. There should be an option to prompt the user before the client is updated. (similar to how VS Code does it, perhaps)

    52 votes
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    3 comments  ·  Mac  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    under review  ·  Warren responded

    This item is being reviewed by the feature team. No timeline is available yet.

    -Warren

  5. URL Scheme

    URL Scheme for iOS and Android app - forexample ms-teams://user@organization.com will launch Teams and goto chat screen of the "user". URL Scheme can be extended to various features of the MS Teams app. This will help customize Employee App all organization have. Enabling Office 365 directly integrating to these app. Currently, I am using ms-outlook:// to integrate Email feature in the app I am working.

    85 votes
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    11 comments  ·  Mobile  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    under review  ·  Warren responded

    This feature request is now being reviewed by the feature team. Once a decision is made, I will be sure to post the update on this suggestion.

    -Warren

  6. Resizing Issues!

    We would like to see better resizing across the app.

    For example:

    Resizing chat windows
    Resizing channel width
    Resizable Teams menu
    Logo resizing
    Make columns resizable in Files tab
    Desktop app resizing to be mobile responsive
    Use 100% of resizable width
    Automatic resizing of PDFs
    Ability to resize the pane where search and favorites are show

    547 votes
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    66 comments  ·  UX/Design  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  7. Add an option to make Banners "sticky" so they would only go away after being acknowledged or dismissed

    It'd be nice if unread updates to a channel or direct chat would result in a persistent banner that would stay on screen until I read the message or dismissed the notification.

    124 votes
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    under review  ·  22 comments  ·  Notifications  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  8. 1 vote
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    0 comments  ·  Languages/Translation  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  9. Accent shortcuts (like in Word) don't work

    In Word, if I type CTRL+SHIFT+^ followed by u I get a û. Similar shortcuts exist to get characters such as é à ö ç.

    These shortcuts don't work when I type them in Teams.

    49 votes
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    16 comments  ·  Languages/Translation  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  10. Add team wide reminders

    We have weekly bot reminders currently on Slack and that would be a big advantage to getting our whole team moved over.

    For example:
    - Tuesdays at noon: Reminder - team meeting in 30 minutes
    - Last Friday of month: Finish submitting hours
    - etc....

    2,515 votes
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    145 comments  ·  Calendar  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    under review  ·  Warren responded

    This feature is under review by the feature team. No new feedback at this time.
    -Warren

  11. Quicker way to find contact and start conversation

    Starting new conversation with colleague via teams (4-6 seconds, 7+ steps):
    1. Mouse click on pinned MS Teams on taskbar
    2. Wait for 1-2 seconds for MS Teams window to open
    3. Mouse click on "Search"
    4. Enter contact name
    5. Mouse click or down+enter to open chat
    6. Mouse click/focus message field
    7.Type + enter, message sent

    Compared to Skype for business (1-3 seconds, 4 steps):
    1. Double click on taskbar Skype icon - window opens instantly
    2. Start typing contact name ("Search" is focused automatically)
    3. Press enter (first match chat window is opened, message field is focused) …

    66 votes
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    under review  ·  7 comments  ·  UX/Design  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  12. Time limit for editing/deleting posts

    We would need an admin setting to set a time limit for how long users should be able to edit/delete their posts/conversations.
    Owner should be able to delete without a limit but members should be able to edit/delete for example for only 15 minutes.

    53 votes
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    under review  ·  6 comments  ·  IT Pro  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  13. Let me @ Mention the user's first name instead of their DisplayName

    Hi,
    When mentioning someone with @, is it possible to use the user alias instead of the Display Name? In Slack for example, it is possible to choose whether to display the full name or the user name when being mentioned. Could be great to have it on MS Teams because it is shorter in messages where many mentions are provided.

    1,961 votes
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    under review  ·  152 comments  ·  People  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  14. Show all Content Types in 'New' dropdown from Files tab

    When adding additional content types to a SharePoint library surfaced in a Files tab in Teams, the content types do not appear under the 'New' option inside the Files tab in Teams. They do appear in SPO.

    In this example a new Content Type based on a Word file template has been added to the Document Library called 'Decision paper'. Here's what that looks like:
    From the Files tab: https://i.imgur.com/uEzVHwV.png
    From SharePoint: https://i.imgur.com/JRhLovZ.png

    45 votes
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    under review  ·  6 comments  ·  Files  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  15. Integration of Microsofts Q&A bot into team-channels

    Microsoft has a Q&A bot-maker.
    There should be the possibility to create/integrate a Q&A bot within a channel/team.
    The Q&A bot should scan questions in the channel and answer questions that where previously already answered.

    52 votes
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    under review  ·  3 comments  ·  Bots  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  16. Chat heads

    Can you make a chat head feature like what we have in Facebook? It would be easier to go back and forth with your chat messages while you are doing something on other areas of MS teams (i.e. channels).

    50 votes
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    4 comments  ·  UX/Design  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    under review  ·  Warren responded

    We are looking into having multiple windows for Teams.

    And thank you for the interesting idea!
    -Warren

  17. Custom Team Member Roles

    Currently for any given team, there are only two options: member or owner.

    This only allows for two tiers of permissions. It would be great if there was the ability to either add custom roles to add more granularity for adding/removing permissions for different tiers of teammates.

    602 votes
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    59 comments  ·  Teams and Channels  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Thank you for your continued feedback. The feature team is currently reviewing this ask and investigating how best to accomplish this. Please continue to provide your comments and votes. We will post an update as soon as one is available.

  18. Inactive desktop notification period is too short

    I don't want mobile notifications after being inactive for only three minutes on the desktop.

    The period should be configurable or at least 10 or 15 minutes

    53 votes
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    under review  ·  6 comments  ·  Notifications  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  19. Rule: Only Members of a security group should be allowed to add Guest users on MSTeams

    Issue Description: Customer want to ensure that only certain people can do this. These people are:
    1. Owner of the Team
    2. In the group FPDOXKUEXTERN (Security Group) the group is on SharePoint Admin Center > Sharing > Who can share outside your organization
    Let only users in selected security groups share with authenticated external users - FPDOXKUEXTERN

    This worked two weeks back.
    If this is not possible customer would like to ensure that these people are:
    1. Owner of the Team
    2. Have the Role for adding guests set in the…

    46 votes
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    under review  ·  0 comments  ·  IT Pro  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  20. Keyboard shortcuts to type Umlaute and other international characters

    In other O365 apps I can use keyboard shortcuts to type international characters on an English keyboard, for example, ç = ctrl+, and c, or ä = ctrl+: and a. See https://support.office.com/en-us/article/keyboard-shortcuts-for-international-characters-108fa0c1-fb8e-4aae-9db1-d60407d13c35. This is missing in Teams.

    8 votes
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    under review  ·  3 comments  ·  Languages/Translation  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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