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  1. Teams Meeting organizer can force mute audio for attendees

    Give meeting organizers the ability to force mute audio for all attendees in the meeting options page. Attendees should not be able to un-mute their audio with this option set.

    3,944 votes
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    444 comments  ·  Meetings  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  2. Load picture as background instead of blur background in Teams video chat

    How about loading a picture as a defined background instead of just blur the background during a Teams video chat?

    So, for example, I could load an all black picture as the default background to keep the focus on me.

    3,308 votes
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    325 comments  ·  Meetings  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    We are happy to announce that we have released user initiated custom video background images. For more details, please see the link below.
    https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/office/change-your-background-for-a-teams-meeting-f77a2381-443a-499d-825e-509a140f4780

    Details on Meeting policy controls for background settings can be found here:
    https://docs.microsoft.com/microsoftteams/meeting-policies-in-teams#meeting-policy-settings---video-filters-mode

  3. Introduce Freedesktop dbus notifications for Linux

    Teams currently uses a custom notification which can't be controlled, and it breaks in tiling window managers such as Sway or i3. (Steals focus and position is always on the middle of the screen.)

    Referred from

    https://techcommunity.microsoft.com/t5/Teams-Developer/Teams-for-Linux-does-not-use-Freedesktop-dbus-notifications/m-p/1070215

    2,032 votes
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    23 comments  ·  Linux  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  4. Screen Sharing with 3440 x 1440 Resolution shows as a black screen

    Screen Share with recent Teams build for 3440 x 1440 resolution shows a black screen. Perhaps add an ability to see resolution or zoom or select what needs to be shared with the user.

    643 votes
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    250 comments  ·  Bugs  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  5. 8,804 votes
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    1507 comments  ·  Meetings  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  6. "No One" choice in the lobby.

    Please add the "No one" choice to the Meeting Options section, aka. The Lobby.

    1,943 votes
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  7. Speaker attribution in captions

    During any Meeting in Teams, it could be great if it provides speaker username along with Captions while scrolling and it will be great if those captions within meeting group as saved as history(ex: char history). so, that it will be easy to recollect discussion happened by reading all captions without voice help& without anybody's help.

    221 votes
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    23 comments  ·  Meetings  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  8. About Include System audio in live events

    Even in live events, the Include System audio feature should be implemented when sharing windows.

    1,325 votes
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    164 comments  ·  Live Events  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  9. Introduce breakout room functionality

    We have a business requirement for breakout rooms with live events. The idea is pretty simple - we plan to use live events to host internal staff training webinars and as part of that, at times we will ask for small groups of people (typically 4-5) to go away into a breakout room and come back to the group with their answer/idea.

    We would like to see this functionality be introduced to Microsoft Teams for not only live events but also video calls. This would provide feature parity with pre-existing tools such as Zoom, WebEx and many more which would…

    20,071 votes
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    1112 comments  ·  Meetings  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  10. Change default meeting options

    The default meeting options are not adjustable at this time. By default, the meeting options are set so that no one has to wait in the lobby and everyone has the presenter role by default. For each meeting, the meeting owner must manually adjust it. There is currently no option to adjust the standard. This is not pleasant for an education tenant.

    Make sure that it is possible to adjust the default meeting options.

    p.s. this is / was possible in Skype

    205 votes
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    12 comments  ·  Meetings  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    We’re happy to announce admins are able to change the default value of ‘Who can present?’ in Meeting Options via the new parameter, DesignatedPresenterRoleMode. For more information, please visit: https://docs.microsoft.com/microsoftteams/meeting-policies-in-teams or https://docs.microsoft.com/microsoftteams/policy-packages-edu

    In addition there is a new default Teams meeting policy to enforce lobby in meetings for tenants who have not modified the default meetings policy. With this change, meeting organizers can define/fine-tune the lobby experience via the Meeting options feature. For information on meeting options, please see: https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/office/change-participant-settings-for-a-teams-meeting-53261366-dbd5-45f9-aae9-a70e6354f88e

    Thank you for your feedback!

  11. Additional Together mode templates

    I'd love the ability to add further Together mode layout templates.

    Maybe you could add your own buildings auditorium.

    Muppet Mode would add some fun to Friday gatherings.

    84 votes
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  12. Offer a native Windows on ARM (ARM64) version.

    It'd be great if Teams had an ARM64 native client for Windows on ARM. I just got a Surface Pro X and while Teams works fine as a 32bit x86 app in emulation, I have no doubt it'd really shine as a native ARM64 app.

    261 votes
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    82 comments  ·  Desktop  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  13. Invite external users (guests) during MS Teams meeting

    Currently, organizers can only invite organization-affiliated members to join the meeting while the meeting is running. For external users, you have to copy the meeting link, paste it into an email and send it. This is very inconvenient. It would be good to permit (like you can in the invite to the meeting) simply type the email addresses of extenal users while being in a meeting to also invite them.

    638 votes
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    66 comments  ·  Guest Access  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  14. Users added to team line removed

    In each general channel a new line gets created for all new users added to a team. Can this line be removed?
    As an example I setup a team and get some posts ready for welcome messages and introductions, then when I add groups of people, after a few lines all my messages have pushed up and off the screen.
    We have one specific team for all in the business and all the threads are getting lost as we add each department/individuals one by one.

    5,176 votes
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    700 comments  ·  Teams and Channels  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  15. Pop Out/Dedicated conference & meeting window for Teams Meeting

    If would be good to have a pop out dedicated window during conference call, meetings and screen sharing session like Skype for business.
    Currently it is very inconvenient to continue work on TEAMS without getting calls window minimized.

    1,280 votes
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  16. Meeting Options open in Teams app

    Why the MEETING OPTIONS have to open in separate browser and why we have to click twice to see the MEETING OPTIONS? Why can’t we have the

    58 votes
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  17. Polls and Forms in Meetings

    There have been several members on the Tech Community who have asked to have forms and polls in meetings. Currently can have notes, whiteboard, files etc. Snap polls were a part of SfB but having Microsoft Forms and Polls (whether via Polly or a native app) would be an improvement and a much more interactive meeting! Best, Chris

    2,210 votes
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  18. Add a "Raise Your Hand" feature in meetings

    When in a meeting with multiple people it would be nice to have a way to signal that you would like to speak so that you can be called upon by the meeting organizer.

    This would allow users to show they have something to say, but they do not want to interrupt

    4,851 votes
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  19. Use the background blur feature on iPhone

    Please use the background blur feature on iPhone

    195 votes
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  20. Add the raise your hand feature to IPad/IPhone/Mobile ASAP

    My online classes are going on and in our class nobody is allowed to ask a question without raising their hand. So it’s been a big problem for me. I want to you add this feature to other types of devices as soon as possible.

    31 votes
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