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  1. Bring Back The Clippy Sticker Messaging Pack

    Please bring back the Clippy Sticker Messaging Pack for Teams. It was a really fun sticker pack that brought back the nostalgia of a favorite Microsoft mascot in a new and fun way!

    5,251 votes
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    935 comments  ·  Messaging  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  2. Blank login window - Fix it!

    When I open the Teams app on my machine (Windows 8.1), I get a blank login window. I've tried completely uninstalling it and reinstalling it and the problem remains. My company's IT people can't figure it out either. The only way I can get it working is to close the blank login window, then it reappears, then I close it again and it says "Modern authentication failed here. Status code 4c7". Then it logs in some other way and works.

    How do I fix this?

    74 votes
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    62 comments  ·  Account Access (Sign-In)  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    This is expected behavior when an organization’s SSO doesn’t have Modern Auth enabled correctly with fallback auth. For more details around the 4c7 error and sign-in issues, please see the following articles:

    https://support.microsoft.com/help/4041047/modern-authentication-fails-in-teams-status-code-4c7

    https://support.microsoft.com/office/why-am-i-having-trouble-signing-in-to-microsoft-teams-a02f683b-61a3-4008-9447-ee60c5593b0f

  3. Add Channel Groups

    Add the functionality create channel groups. This feature would add much more clarity in big teams with many channels.

    Example:

    Team Test

    Channel 1
    Channel 2
    Channel Group (Development) [Collapsible]
    -> Channel XYZ
    -> Work
    -> etc..

    289 votes
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    22 comments  ·  Teams and Channels  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    declined  ·  Warren responded

    I hate to bear bad news but this feature request has been declined by the feature team.

    -Warren

  4. Support 'Issue Tracking' SharePoint List

    Currently you can add SharePoint libraries and custom lists but you cannot add 'Issue Tracking'. Given that it's a project oriented list and was converted to the modern format indicating that its not on the chopping block it should be available for use in Teams.

    21 votes
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    declined  ·  3 comments  ·  Lists App  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  5. SharePoint list type "Contact List" does not show in the Lists when adding a tab to the Team

    I am not sure which list types are supported by the SharePoint extension that shows when you create a new tab for a channel, but Contact List is not one of them. It should be.

    (Similar to the idea about showing SharePoint calendars: https://microsoftteams.uservoice.com/forums/555103-public/suggestions/35965447-allow-sharepoint-calendars-to-be-added-using-the-s)

    1 vote
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    declined  ·  0 comments  ·  Lists App  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  6. automatically remove Teams canceled meetings from outlook calendar

    When a user cancels a Teams meeting, it would be nice if we didnt have to click "remove from calendar" in outlook to remove that from the outlook calendar. please remove automagically

    112 votes
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    5 comments  ·  Calendar  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    declined  ·  Warren responded

    I hate to be the bearer of bad news, but the feature team has declined this feature request.

    -Warren

  7. Search bar location

    The search/command bar in the middle of the very top of the window is not a very good location. Decades of UI/UX work to train users to click there to DRAG the window and now it's a giant search box. Perhaps the ability to move it to a different place or make it expandable if you want to would be nice. Or option to hide it. But right in the middle of the top of the window is a terrible place.

    89 votes
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    31 comments  ·  Search  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    declined  ·  Warren responded

    The feature team has decided to decline this request after careful consideration. Thank you for the suggestion and all the feedback.

    -Warren

  8. Support for http and not only https

    Only possible to use HTTPS urls as tabs. Would be nice if HTTP would work as well.

    1,125 votes
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    211 comments  ·  Tabs  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    As you may be aware, HTTP is inherently less secure compared to HTTPS, and modern browsers are making it increasingly difficult to access http:// links; many of them require users to bypass an intermediate page with a scary security warning.

    We take users privacy and security very seriously, and we also take popular UserVoice feature requests very seriously. We investigated many approaches to address this feature request in a way that would also pass security review. One way would have required tenant administrators to manually add domains/intranet sites to an “allow list”, – we received feedback that be unwieldy and add work for IT departments.

    Even if that were acceptable however, we’d have a situation that http:// URLs would only ever work on the desktop client. Users who clicked on the tab using the browser client would see the same scary warning that users accessing the same URL in…

  9. Display 'user is typing' indication also in Teams Channel

    While there's an indication of the user that's actively typing in the Chat area, I'd like to have this in the Teams area as well

    1,170 votes
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    declined  ·  42 comments  ·  Messaging  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  10. 107 votes
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    15 comments  ·  UX/Design  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    declined  ·  Warren responded

    Feature team thanks you for the feedback but it isn’t truly actionable.

    More concrete suggestions are recommended such as, “Please create a more compact chat layout” or “Increase density of the UI text elements”

    -Warren

  11. Allow SharePoint calendars to be added using the SharePoint tab list option.

    I'm glad that we're now able to add SharePoint lists as a tab to a team, but it doesn't support SharePoint calendars.

    We would like to add our team calendar to our Team as a tab, but due to some of our organization's policies we cannot add SharePoint as a website tab on a Mac.

    We were so excited to hear that a list tab was in the works, and even more so when were told by a Microsoft TSP that it did support calendars (which are essentially lists).

    I'm aware that a Teams calendar tab is also in the…

    6 votes
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    declined  ·  0 comments  ·  Lists App  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  12. Hide the reply button under every message

    The "reply" button is WAY too large under each message. I recommend either making the button just a smaller icon and off to the side of a message, or only showing it on hover.

    2,042 votes
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    205 comments  ·  Messaging  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    declined  ·  Warren responded

    Hate to be the bearer of bad news. This item has been declined. There will be no work to hide or remove the reply button.

    As many people have commented, a big ask is to help improve how people distinguish between giving a reply and starting a new message.
    For that the focus will be on this item. “Better visual delineation between `Reply` and `Start a new conversation`”
    http://microsoftteams.uservoice.com/forums/555103/suggestions/19224826

  13. @mention like yammer

    I would really like to be able to @mention a user who is not in a Teams Team (public or private) or a Channel but a conversation only, similar to how Yammer does it. https://support.office.com/en-us/article/External-messaging-FAQ-Yammer-35b59d6c-bb1c-4541-bf19-9f67d2f2b199 .

    I feel this would then stop the massive list of Teams being added to my left hand navigation and it would also mean I would not need access to the whole Teams team to collaborate.

    75 votes
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    11 comments  ·  Messaging  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    declined  ·  Warren responded

    Unfortunately the feature team has declined this request.

    Thank you for your feedback.
    -Warren

  14. Rearrange all Tabs within a Channel

    I know a similar request is marked as "We have this!", but it's not possible to move all tabs.

    I can rearrange the tabs that I add, but Conversations and Files cannot be moved.

    I would like to have a channel that starts with a Planner tab, and another that starts with a Wiki tab.

    Not everyone channel will be based around conversations, so it should be possible to move the Conversation and File tab to the far right.

    565 votes
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    100 comments  ·  Tabs  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Thank you for your votes and comments. The team has declined this ask. While Posts and Files are not able to be rearranged, all other tabs can be customized in any order. This maintains a consistent initial user experience across all channels.

  15. IMPROVED Markdown Support

    IMPROVE actual markdown:

    Disable auto-formatting of markdown
    italic not bold or italic
    Make it the SAME as GITHUB
    https://guides.github.com/features/mastering-markdown/
    which is closer to DaringFireball
    http://daringfireball.net/projects/markdown/

    IMPROVE for mobile:
    Please add markdown support for Android client.

    IMPROVE for other languages:
    Currently the code formatting doesn't work for german keyboard users due to the system expecting another character after the
    Due to that, Teams does not recognize the
    and interprets it as any other character.
    I think that needs to change.

    571 votes
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    96 comments  ·  Messaging  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    declined  ·  Suphatra responded

    We’re fixing bugs identified in the comments, and other user reports we’ve received around markdown, but we’ve decided we’re not going to fundamentally change our markdown support.

    This is the first time we’ve declined a request, and it didn’t come easily. We weighed this against other important features we’re working on to deliver and we had to make some tough choices.

    Really appreciate your understanding on this, and please feel free to ping me if you have any questions, complaints, or need to rant.

    Suphatra

  16. Nested Teams and subchannels

    Could it be possible to create teams within teams. For example, we have a Development Team at our company which consists of two sub-teams, tech support team and project team.

    I’d love to be able to have a “home” top-level channel for my project team, and then have sub-channels for each project that we are working on.

    1,537 votes
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    233 comments  ·  Teams and Channels  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    declined  ·  Warren responded

    This request has been reviewed and declined by the feature team.

    You can continue to up vote this topic as well as leave comments. Depending on the ongoing feedback, there is always a chance a topic will be revisited based on user demand.

    -Warren

  17. Khmer Language Support

    Please add Khmer language support

    37 votes
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  18. Make it possible to remove and/or rename the default tabs (files & notes)

    It would be really great if we would be able to remove / rename the default tabs. A lot of times files / notes are too generic names for the tabs, so renaming would be really helpful then. :-)

    678 votes
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    130 comments  ·  Files  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    declined  ·  Warren responded

    I hate to be the bearer of bad news, but this feature request has been declined.

    -Warren

  19. Sort conversations so the latest posts are at the top rather than bottom

    Messages currently come in with latest content at the bottom of the page. Would be good to be able to re-sort so the conversations with the most recent traffic are at the top. Also, move the "Start a new conversation" to the top so that its clear you're adding a new conversation and not responding to a prior thread (we have a lot of newbies who don't use the "reply" because the compose bar is on the bottom, and thus end up creating a bunch of new threads accidentally).

    Conversations in Groups starts at the top and forces old ones…

    1,093 votes
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    303 comments  ·  Messaging  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    declined  ·  Suphatra responded

    Hi everyone, thanks so much for this request.

    We have thought this through and decided to prioritize other user-requested items, so this one has been declined. But please don’t stop telling us what you want, because we’re still working to get many of those done. We’re listening and appreciate your support and patience.

    Suphatra

  20. left navigation: make it collapsible

    make the left-hand navigation collapsible

    1,127 votes
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    declined  ·  153 comments  ·  UX/Design  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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