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  1. 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.

    3,312 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

  2. 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 →
  3. "No One" choice in the lobby.

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

    1,946 votes
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    274 comments  ·  Meetings  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  4. About Include System audio in live events

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

    1,327 votes
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    164 comments  ·  Live Events  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  5. 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

    206 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!

  6. 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

    4,856 votes
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    380 comments  ·  Meetings  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  7. 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.

    28 votes
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    8 comments  ·  Mobile  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  8. Allow to use @team and @channel on multi-byte (Japanese language) environment.

    Allow to use @team and @channel on multi-byte (Japanese language) teams environment.

    They don't work anymore and we have to use @チーム and @チャネル. The flow to put them in is "@" > "switch input mode to multi-byte" > "ti-mu" > "convert into Katakana" > "Enter".

    They are inconvenient and @team and @channel are simple and better to us.

    104 votes
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    11 comments  ·  Teams and Channels  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Thank you for your feedback. We are pleased to announce that Microsoft Teams now support @team and @channel in both localized language and English. The feature change is currently being rolled out, and it is expected to be completed by the end of March.

    大変お待たせいたしました。お客様のリクエストにお応えして、日本語と英語の両方で team (チーム)と@channel (@チャネル)をサポートできるようになりました。この変更は現在段階的ににリリースされており、3月末にはすべてのお客様に届く予定です。

  9. 38 votes
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    1 comment  ·  Meetings  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  10. Be able to choose different device for ringing

    When I don't have my headset on I cannot hear when somebody calls.
    Should have an option to ring on a different device e.g. Skype 7.41.x. See attached.

    1,890 votes
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    360 comments  ·  Calling  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  11. Have end users change participant settings (lobby settings) for Teams meetings

    Just like with Skype for Business have a setting that allows our end users to change the participant settings for Teams Meetings as described here for Skype for Business: https://support.office.com/en-us/article/change-participant-settings-for-skype-for-business-meetings-9175e297-de5f-43b2-8e0f-85cc05e24986

    651 votes
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    110 comments  ·  Meetings  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  12. Add Closed Captions to Live Events

    In Live Events, we would like to have Closed captions added to the Event for Deaf and hard of hearing Participants and presenters.

    18 votes
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    0 comments  ·  Live Events  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  13. Ability to Mute a Conversation Thread

    Please allow the ability for individual users to mute replies to a thread they have participated in. Allow this to be a toggle located under the three dot menu or an additional hover button.

    1,655 votes
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    129 comments  ·  Notifications  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Muting of conversation threads is available to the public. Just like muting a chat, turning off notifications to a channel conversation will stop you from receiving updates for that specific conversation.

    To turn off notifications for specific conversations

    • Go to the beginning of a conversation in a channel
    • Go to the top right corner of the original message in the conversation thread and select More options … > Turn off notifications.
  14. Speed Dial for Teams IP Phones

    Currently the Teams IP Phones are not useable cause in order to dial a call you have to use the onscreen keyboard to search for a contact to see presence or to dial the call. Teams IP Phones need to be able to place certain contacts on a speed dial tab that will show certain contacts and their presence status on one screen. You should be able to glance at the speed dial tab to quickly see who in your team is online and dial them.

    368 votes
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    75 comments  ·  IP Phones  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  15. iOS 13 Beta stopped receiving notifications

    On the latest iOS 13 Beta I’ve stopped receiving notifications

    87 votes
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    completed  ·  26 comments  ·  Bugs  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  16. Allow Teams Meeting Host to Toggle Meeting Entry Exit Tones Conference Bridge Settings

    As an O365 global admin there is no way to let my Teams users toggle these audio conferencing meeting preferences themselves.

    There is only a global setting in the Teams/Skype admin portal that lets me turn on/off these audio conference bridge settings for the entire tenant. My users need to be able to modify these settings like they could in Skype for business.

    If I was hosting a large Teams meeting and running a webinar you can see how disruptive entrance and exit tones would be as participants come and go. The problem is that I can't just disable them…

    765 votes
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    78 comments  ·  Settings  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  17. "Reply all with IM" from an Outlook meeting is broken

    In an Outlook meeting, when I use the "Reply All with IM" option, with Teams set as my IM application, it opens a conversation with the owner of the meeting only.

    139 votes
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  18. Integrate Presence in Outlook contacts from Teams

    Whenever Team is running the presence should show on the Outlook contacts. When composing emails and adding users, it should show the presence of Team. It currently works only for skype for business.

    1,596 votes
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    172 comments  ·  Presence  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Thank you for your feedback – Presence for Teams users is supported on Outlook/Office 2013+ and the latest Teams desktop build. Skype for Business is no longer required to be installed on the machine.

  19. Voicemail for Teams Calling & Call Queues

    We have some Auto Attendant and Call Queues set up, when the time is 'out of hours' and a call comes in or if all users are busy and unable to answer a call it should go to voicemail posting the message transcript and audio file in the Team / group linked to the call queue.

    108 votes
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    12 comments  ·  Calling  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  20. Busy Options (Busy on Busy or Voicemail on Busy)

    Provide a functionalitiy similar to the one is SfB Server.

    There are two items tracked here:
    1) Busy on Busy - Incoming calls will be rejected with a busy signal if the user is busy.
    2) Voicemail on Busy - Incoming calls will be forwarded to voice mail if the user is busy.

    256 votes
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