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  1. Ability to see who is in a channel

    Ability to see who is currently in a channel. Hipchat and Slack have this feature

    11,498 votes
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    426 comments  ·  Presence  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  2. Transfer active call between devices

    Transfer an active call in Teams from my phone to my desktop and back. This for comming back at the office or leaving the office.

    2,493 votes
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    195 comments  ·  Meetings  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  3. Chat with only 20 people?

    The chat tab gives you the ability to only chat in the same time with 20 people and no more. Is it possible to get this changed and have more then 20 people in this chat? I know we can chat in the group team where more then 20 can join but it is not the same. Chat experience is different t on chat then I'm the group and some people like it this way. If 20 can join, why not more?

    36 votes
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    7 comments  ·  Messaging  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  4. MAC app fails to update with standard account (needs admin creds)

    On most Macs I’ve tried, the automatic update framework is pretty aggressive, and apparently cannot be unconfigured. However, it consistently fails to update the app when I’m logged in with a standard account. The app occasionally prompts for admin creds (I assume it’s making an update helper daemon), and I supply them, but the only Helper process Teams ever runs is owned by the standard account. I’m not sure exactly what to suggest here, because there are several opportunities for change, some of which might obviate usefulness of others. Ideas might be some user interaction to defer the forced relaunch…

    133 votes
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    33 comments  ·  Mac  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    completed  ·  Warren responded

    Hi everyone,

    Wanted to let you know that a New Mac installer has released to the Public ring. It has a new auto-update mechanism and will no longer require an admin password for updating!

    Thank you for your support and feedback!
    -Warren

  5. Screen share toolbar obstructing browser tabs

    Issue:
    The MS Teams screen share toolbar obstructs browser tabs in Chrome and Edge. The toolbar does auto-collapse but takes too long (approx. 5 seconds). Skype for Business' toolbar collapses almost immediately. Also the MS Teams toolbar cannot be moved as the Skype for Business one can.

    Workaround:
    Clicking the pin icon on the toolbar twice collapses it immediately but it reappears when you move the cursor near the top of the screen again

    Preferred Solution:
    Make the toolbar collapse immediately when unpinned and make it possible to move it

    125 votes
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    32 comments  ·  Meetings  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  6. Federation

    Hi everyone -- I'm splitting this feature out from the "Guest Access" feature request so that you can weigh in on this specific issue and provide feedback for it here. Please write in the comments what you would like to see with Federation and I will incorporate it into this description. -Suphatra

    FEDERATION REQUESTS:

    1 -- When our team have a live call meeting we can not add people to the call that doesn't belong to the team, even if they are from the same company. Additionally can we brought client which will be federated.

    2 -- Need to be

    879 votes
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    49 comments  ·  Meetings  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  7. See usage stats per team in Admin Center

    We need to be able to see usage stats per team in admin center. Current stats show usage per user. This tells us very little as a user can be a member of multiple teams. Business area owner and rollout/adoption managers want to be able to select a team and see how much activity per week/month etc. In our case, this is the only metric that they're interested in.

    210 votes
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    21 comments  ·  IT Pro  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  8. customize mobile notifications

    Ability to customize and differentiate mobile notifications from desktop notifications.

    For instance, only receive mobile notifications for chat and mentions while receiving notifications for followed groups, mentions, chats, channel tags, etc. on desktop.

    55 votes
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    0 comments  ·  Mobile  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  9. Guest Access

    Collaboration is a core element of how we work which requires the creation of extended teams on a project or long term engagement. Whilst the majority of our teams are internal staff, there is still a critical element of any project that requires the inclusion of our clients and/or external vendors. It is imperative that Microsoft Teams allows for the easy (but secure) inclusion of external parties for the length of any project or engagement.

    This is why historically products like Groups etc. have not been adopted as widely as we would hope. If the tool only allows for 60-70%…

    8,118 votes
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    766 comments  ·  Guest Access  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    completed  ·  Warren responded

    The #1 requested feature for Microsoft Teams is now here!

    We’re starting to roll out the ability to add anyone as a guest in Microsoft Teams. This means that anyone with a business or consumer email account, such as Outlook.com, Gmail.com or others, can participate as a guest in Teams with full access to team chats, meetings and files.

    For more info, check out https://techcommunity.microsoft.com/t5/Microsoft-Teams-Blog/Collaborate-securely-with-anyone-in-Microsoft-Teams/ba-p/165941

    Thank you all for your feedback and support!
    -Warren

  10. Guest Access to see Planner Tasks

    Hello, I have a question about MS Teams Guest Access. Is there any working on Guest acces to login-sign in MS teams planner or tasks?
    Guest Accounts can see chat, folders etc but can not open planner tasks ?
    Thanks.

    353 votes
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    54 comments  ·  Guest Access  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  11. It's distracting to get a chat message when a meeting has started or ended

    This should be a notification option that you can turn off. Currently you see a chat item for your attention. You go to it only to see that the meeting you just started, or just ended, started or ended. You already know that, and the notification is just wasting your time.

    393 votes
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    36 comments  ·  Meetings  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    We are happy to announce this feature is released. By default meeting chats will be muted until send a message in the chat, or join the online meeting. To change these defaults, go to your profile picture at the top right of the app, select Settings > Notifications. From there, scroll to the meetings section and open the menu next to Meeting chat notifications.

  12. 7,396 votes
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    473 comments  ·  Notifications  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Thanks for all of your feedback. The team has been hard at work on improving notifications, and has added more options for Teams & Channels. You can find detailed information on configuring and managing notifications in Teams here: https://support.office.com/article/manage-notifications-in-teams-1cc31834-5fe5-412b-8edb-43fecc78413d

    This UserVoice item has evolved to cover many other suggestions over time. 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 may be missing.

    1) Integrate with Windows 10 Notifications Center – https://microsoftteams.uservoice.com/forums/555103/suggestions/16950997 

    2) Integrate with MacOS notifications – https://microsoftteams.uservoice.com/forums/555103/suggestions/16941685 

    3) Visual notifications are easily missed – https://microsoftteams.uservoice.com/forums/555103/suggestions/18161440 

    4) Improve audio notifications – https://microsoftteams.uservoice.com/forums/555103/suggestions/18931243

    5) Follow channels by default – https://microsoftteams.uservoice.com/forums/555103/suggestions/18626221 

    6) Turn off preview in notification toasts – https://microsoftteams.uservoice.com/forums/555103/suggestions/32624690  

    Thanks,
    Alex & the Teams team

  13. Japanese IME bug - when typing roman alphabets with Japanese IME on

    Windows Japanese IME is quite smart and allows users to enter roman alphabets (not Japanese characters) if the user typing with Shift pressed - even if the IME is on. It's very useful and many Japaneses utilize this function. Since IME is on during it, the user needs to press Enter to confirm the input.

    Regarding input in Teams, sometimes IME turns off when I enter roman alphabets pressing Shift with IME on. Then, what happens is I press Enter without notice that IME turns off and submit the message accidentally. It's quite stressful.

    If I can choose not to…

    6 votes
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  14. Allow the hiding of embedded images, animated gifs, videos - like Slack does

    Users can paste/embed large, wild, distracting images, animated gifs, videos, etc, into the conversation window. That is fine, but recipients and senders should be able to later HIDE those, because they're ever-present and very distracting--until the conversation progresses long enough that the distracting images get scrolled out of view.

    Slack allows these to be hidden and it's a very nice feature.

    9 votes
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  15. E911 support in Teams (like in Skype)

    E911 for Teams. E911 is required for any corporate deployment and the minimum functional level would be the equivalent of what Skype for business server offers right now. Please see the following:

     911 and mobility
    A user is mobile inside an organization multiple geographic locations and can call the 911 from anywhere with a PC on the lan with identified subnet.
    Currently from the skype documentation:
    “In a Skype for Business Server E9-1-1 deployment, each internally-connected Skype for Business or Lync Phone Edition client actively acquires its own location. After SIP registration, the client furnishes all the network connectivity…

    89 votes
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    completed  ·  5 comments  ·  Calling  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  16. Allow turning off automatic spell checking

    Please add the ability to turn off the "check spelling as I type" feature in the Microsoft Teams Windows app. I use the web app instead of the Windows app simply because I cannot turn off this feature in the Windows app. My opinion is probably in the minority, but I find automatic, real-time spell checking (with the squiggly red lines) to be the most annoying feature ever implemented in any computer program -- even worse than "Clippy" the Windows paperclip help assistant.

    241 votes
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    85 comments  ·  Desktop  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  17. Poor admin portal Teams name search

    Need to have partial searching in the Manage Teams area of the Admin Portal. We only have 100 teams so far and it's already getting unmanageable as the search only matches from the start of the Team name e.g. Team called "Business Development" doesn't appear in search results for 'Development'.

    Additionally, not being able to sort the columns or export the list is very unhelpful.

    2 votes
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  18. Need full capabilities of Planner in Teams

    Right now you can add a new tab for Planner in Teams. However, you are not afforded all the capabilities of Planner in this tab. Its really "Planner Lite." Here are some items you cannot do with Planner in Teams:

    1) If you create a Planner in Teams, it will not be shown in Planner itself!
    2) you can go to the group (in web outlook) wich is automatically created for the team and click there on planner and it will take you to the planner for the new group, which then cannot be displayed at teams, but the team…

    6,200 votes
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    385 comments  ·  Planner  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    The last item in the original list, #5, is covered in https://microsoftteams.uservoice.com/forums/555103-public/suggestions/17017147-notification-for-planner-tasks. That one (planner task notifications) is currently in internal testing with a target for release in early Q2.

    Because there are many different requests in the comments which makes it hard to update and track status of individual items, we are marking this completed, and will user individual UserVoice items to track any further Planner integration. If you have suggestions in the comments below that don’t have an existing UserVoice item, please feel free to create one.

    Thanks all!

  19. Enable screen sharing without audio/video call

    Enable an option to start a screen sharing session without starting a an audio.video call. This is a common use case in our organization.

    5,671 votes
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    526 comments  ·  Calling  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    UPDATE: I have confirmed with the feature team that this is, in fact, functioning as you expect – you can share your entire desktop or a specific window directly from a private chat session, without starting audio or video. The mute microphone button is enabled so you are able to easily add audio by “unmuting”, but we realize this is causing confusion. We are working on further experience improvements.

    Please feel free to respond to teamsml@microsoft.com if you are still seeing issues.

    Thanks,
    Alex

  20. Allow removal of people from Group Chats

    Once a person is added to a group chat. You cannot remove them. You must create a new chat and lose all the history.

    1,560 votes
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