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  1. Proper MSI Installer for VDI

    The recent MSI installer isn't really what people are asking for. It doesn't actually install to program files. It just puts an installer in program files which then installs to the users app data. This doesn't work for me at all.

    In a non-persistent VDI environment the application has to install on every login (unless I roam appdata/local which I don't want to do). This isn't the end of the world as it's fairly quick but the problem comes when you also use Yammer. Yammer has the same weird install method and when both teams and yammer try to install…

    258 votes
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    20 comments  ·  VDI Platfom  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  2. Option to disable voice calls on mobile app

    Now that we have moved voice from Skype for Business to Teams, and since I am part of a response group; I need a way how to disable voice calls on the mobile app. When I receive call to the response group, my mobile phone also rings. If I ma using my computer there is no need for my mobile phone to ring.
    We use Teams mobile to always be in the loop regarding company matters, It would be nice to have a feature to disable all incoming calls on the mobile app.

    837 votes
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    108 comments  ·  Mobile  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  3. Dark Mode

    Dark mode for both android and iOS will be great. Two big reason in my opinion save battery and looks way better. Thank you

    90 votes
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    completed  ·  4 comments  ·  Mobile  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  4. Group Voicemail

    We have a number of teams that use a group phone number, and hence would like to have a group voicemail box so that anyone in the group can access the voicemail

    116 votes
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    11 comments  ·  Calling  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  5. Staffhub migration

    Show us how to import all our schedules from StaffHub to Shifts

    44 votes
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    9 comments  ·  Shifts  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    We have released the StaffHub migration feature. This allows an IT Pro to run PowerShell cmdlets to move their StaffHub teams to MS Teams.

    Please see the following documentation for more details:
    - https://docs.microsoft.com/microsoftteams/expand-teams-across-your-org/shifts/move-staffhub-teams-to-shifts-in-teams
    - https://docs.microsoft.com/microsoftteams/expand-teams-across-your-org/shifts/install-the-staffhub-powershell-module

  6. Copying text - hovering menu hides the end of the text

    When copying text from a message, the ending of the message is hidden by the "More Options" hover.

    1,233 votes
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    329 comments  ·  Messaging  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  7. File sharing of powerpoint is not recorded in meetings

    I was recording my meeting that included file sharing (powerpoint file). Afterward, I was watching the record and I've noticed that it wasn't visible. Once I switched to the screen sharing it was visible in the record.

    178 votes
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    29 comments  ·  Meetings  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  8. Support for Private Channels

    Private channels enable focused private collaboration among a subset of your team. You can find detailed information on the capabilities and management of the private channels feature here - https://docs.microsoft.com/MicrosoftTeams/private-channels. Note: Work to release for the government clouds is in progress.

    There are four other types of channel functionality on our backlog that we will continue to track – feel free to upvote and/or comment on the items listed next to each:
    - Channel only members: to enable collaboration with people outside the team in a specific channel, without granting them access to the team itself.  The channel member…

    25,163 votes
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    2112 comments  ·  Teams and Channels  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Private channels enable focused private collaboration among a subset of your team. We are super excited to share that this feature is fully rolled out to the public ring. You can find detailed information on the capabilities and management of the private channels feature here – https://docs.microsoft.com/MicrosoftTeams/private-channels.
    There are four other types of channel functionality on our backlog – feel free to upvote and/or comment on the UV items listed next to each:
    - Channel only members: to enable collaboration with people outside the team in a specific channel, without granting them access to the team itself. https://microsoftteams.uservoice.com/forums/555103-public/suggestions/31374577
    - Shared channels within an organization: allow people in different teams to collaborate on a shared project or v-team in the context of their own teams. https://microsoftteams.uservoice.com/forums/555103-public/suggestions/18615565
    - Shared channels across organizations: allow people in an organization other than yours to collaborate on a shared project or v-team. …

  9. Create teams meeting from calendar using OWA

    When using calendar on OWA, there is no way to create a Microsoft Teams meeting. You need to create it from Microsoft Teams instead.

    Please add the functionality to create a meeting from Calendar using OWA

    350 votes
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    54 comments  ·  Meetings  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  10. Block change picture

    In Skype for Business we were able to prevent users from uploading pictures for their avatar. This was done from a PowerShell script that modified the OWA policy. We should have the same option with Teams. Hopefully in UI instead of PS.

    1,240 votes
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    280 comments  ·  IT Pro  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  11. Teams notifications have stopped working for current chat

    Microsoft Teams has stopped showing notifications for your 'current' conversation (the currently selected chat in Teams, where the history is visible). Notifications appear as normal for other chats, but if you get further responses to the 'current' chat - and the window is either hidden, minimised, or closed completely and running the background - then you get no notification (toast, or flashing in the taskbar) and the new conversation isn't bolded in the left sidebar of Teams where the chats are listed.

    90 votes
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    41 comments  ·  Bugs  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  12. Multi-window for chats and more

    I want to have separate top-level windows for each person I'm chatting with, rather than tabs.

    21,187 votes
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    1967 comments  ·  UX/Design  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Hooray! Multi-Window chat has been a long-awaited feature, and it is rolled out fully to the general public. Please be sure to “check for updates” and restart your client if you aren’t seeing it.

    For more information, please visit https://support.office.com/en-us/article/pop-out-a-chat-in-teams-cff95cb0-34af-423f-8f69-fe9106973790.

    Note: Multi-Window Meetings is tracked in this item – https://microsoftteams.uservoice.com/forums/555103/suggestions/37160077.

    Enjoy!

  13. Option to only allow meeting organizer to record video meeting

    Have an option (like BlueJeans) to only allow the meeting organizer or moderators to record the meeting, since right now anyone in the organization can record the meeting.

    145 votes
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    17 comments  ·  Meetings  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    The option to allow only the meeting organizer to record a meeting is enabled via presenter & attendee roles:

    Presenters can do just about anything that needs doing in a meeting. Attendees have limitations on the actions they can initiate within the meeting, including the following:
    - Present
    - Mute All
    - Remove/Add Users
    - Admit Users from Lobby
    - Start/Stop Recording

    For more info, please see the documentation below:
    https://support.office.com/article/roles-in-a-teams-meeting-c16fa7d0-1666-4dde-8686-0a0bfe16e019.

    Thanks!

  14. 4 votes
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    3 comments  ·  Desktop  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  15. Integrate Microsoft FindTime

    Would love to have the ability to post a Microsoft FindTime poll within a Team for scheduling meetings within the group. It's already a plugin for Outlook, integrating it with Teams could allow a quick FindTime poll with the members of the team, rather than having to manually select each member of the team every time a poll is needed.

    65 votes
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    9 comments  ·  Interoperability  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  16. Dark theme would be nice

    Themes for the user on Android , I like the dark theme

    2 votes
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    0 comments  ·  Settings  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  17. Help us SEARCH and FIND things in Teams

    We want improvements to search:

    Thanks for all of the great feedback on search. This item has evolved to cover many different suggestions over time, many of which are in the product today. Please see this article for current functionality: https://support.office.com/article/Search-for-messages-in-Teams-4A351520-33F4-42AB-A5EE-5FC0AB88B263.

    We are setting this item to completed, but please feel free to upvote/comment on the items below, as well as create additional ones that are missing:​

    1) Ctrl+F to search within a specific chat or channel: https://microsoftteams.uservoice.com/forums/555103/suggestions/31074775

    2) Search content by partial words: https://microsoftteams.uservoice.com/forums/555103/suggestions/31907140

    3) Search results should show the full thread: - https://microsoftteams.uservoice.com/forums/555103-public/suggestions/19594636-search-results-should-show-the-full-thread

    4) Search OneNote: https://microsoftteams.uservoice.com/forums/555103/suggestions/31876378

    5) Improve search…

    4,475 votes
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    374 comments  ·  Search  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Thanks for all of the great feedback on search. This item has evolved to cover many different suggestions over time, many of which are in the product today.

    We are setting this item to completed, but please feel free to upvote/comment on the items below, as well as create additional ones that are missing:​

    1) Ctrl+F to search within a specific chat or channel: https://microsoftteams.uservoice.com/forums/555103/suggestions/31074775

    2) Search content by partial words: https://microsoftteams.uservoice.com/forums/555103/suggestions/31907140

    3) Search results should show the full thread: - https://microsoftteams.uservoice.com/forums/555103-public/suggestions/19594636-search-results-should-show-the-full-thread

    4) Search OneNote: https://microsoftteams.uservoice.com/forums/555103/suggestions/31876378

    5) Improve search results: https://microsoftteams.uservoice.com/forums/555103/suggestions/30971131

    Please see this article for current functionality: https://support.office.com/article/Search-for-messages-in-Teams-4A351520-33F4-42AB-A5EE-5FC0AB88B263.

    Thank you!

  18. Private channels within Teams

    It would be great if you can make certain channels within a team visible to selected team members.

    5 votes
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  19. 1,346 votes
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    88 comments  ·  Search  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  20. Mute a channel - (Mute Chat is complete)

    I'd love to keep groups/channels in my list, but mute a channel so I don't get those. I get notified whenever some tags a channel eg @General, it's super distracting!

    Also would like the possibility to mute a group chat, so no sound or mobile notification should be received for a user that chooses to mute some group chat.

    1,122 votes
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    165 comments  ·  Notifications  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Muting both a channel and a chat are now available to the public.

    When you mute a channel, you will continue to get notifications for the following:
    - @Team mentions in that channel
    - Replies and reactions to conversations which you have taken part in that channel
    - @Channel mention of other channels in that muted channel

    What you will stop receiving notifications for are:
    - All new posts in that channel
    - Replies to those posts in that channel
    - @Channel mentions of that channel

    To mute a particular channel,
    - Go to the channel overflow menu (triple dot) and choose “Channel notifications”
    - Select “Off” for all the menu options you see in that “Channel notifications” dialog box

    Thanks!

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