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  1. Allow ANYBODY to share their screen

    Currently we have to use other services such as Google Hangout/Meet or other video conferencing apps to meet with people outside of our company, because MS Teams does not allow screen sharing for anonymous guests. Its a real pain ********** that Teams doesn't have this ability and most other services do. We meet with people outside of our company a lot so we frequently need to abandon MS Teams for these meetings.

    276 votes
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      28 comments  ·  Meetings  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

      At this point, screen sharing is enabled in our desktop client, but not web client. (in general, not just anonymous/guests). Adding browser support is in progress.

      Please comment if you are using the desktop app and are still unable to do so.

      I will keep you posted once available. Thanks.

    • Teams Presence should be 'real-time'.

      Having presence delays of up to 4 minutes makes presence largely useless. Having to resort back to typing 'are you free now' after calls, because I can't tell if they are still in the meeting, or have started another meeting or call. Or trying to call somebody and get rejected and a message saying "I'm in a call"

      174 votes
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        17 comments  ·  People/Presence  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • 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.

        409 votes
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          46 comments  ·  People/Presence  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • 587 votes
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            165 comments  ·  Bugs  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

            The team is still working on this fix, as part of a larger design change. Given internal feedback, it has been decided the current design isn’t ready for primetime.

            In the meantime, someone discovered that triple clicking will actually select all of the text. I know we want the real fix, but thought I’d share.

            Thanks for your patience.

          • Guest access should be implemented at the Channel level

            Once I enabled guest access on the tenant I can enable guest access to a team, but I can't give guest access to a single channel. There should be a way to do this as I will now need to create a guest team and an internal team when I share teams with customers.

            922 votes
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              49 comments  ·  Guest Access  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • Teams needs a REAL Calendar!

              Would love to have a Calendar to allow those in the same team to view each other's availability and whereabouts. Would make it a lot easier to create appointments/meetings.

              The calendar could be a tab in a channel (so then you could have multiple calendars in one team) or could be an icon on the left app bar, instead of "Meetings" which is helpful to no one.

              Could also be helpful to add a way for us to add a SharePoint Team calendar.

              2,397 votes
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                104 comments  ·  Calendar  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                Sorry for the delay on an update on this one! I’m hunting down the status for you and will update once I have it.

                Also, if you are interested in participating in testing or surveys for this, just tweet me at @skprufo.

                Suphatra

              • Reporting Capabilities

                We are after reporting capabilities to capture granular detail on activity within Teams.

                We would like to have data capturing:
                1. Number of users enabled
                2. Number of daily active unique users
                3. Breakdown of devices uniquely used
                4. Number of teams created
                5. Number of teams deleted
                6. How many instant messages sent overall in the Chat
                7. How many calls made in Teams
                8. Number of files shared in channels
                9. How many combined ‘likes’ have been made over a period of time

                990 votes
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                  98 comments  ·  Admin Settings  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                  Thank you so much for your support of the product. This request was particularly helpful and we appreciate your engagement in the surveys, comments and forum to help us design this feature. Please continue to submit ideas!

                  For this item, we’re making great progress. It has now entered TAP validation with a small group of tenants. Will let you know how that goes!

                  -Suphatra

                • 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.

                  471 votes
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                    89 comments  ·  Admin Settings  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • Include Office 365 group calendar in teams

                    It would be good to be able to click on a calendar button on the left hand side to get a view of the Office 365 groups calendar as you would in the calendar app. Good for being able to look and get a glimpse of what is coming up with the group. At the moment I have to go back to the calendar to look at it.

                    7,631 votes
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                      361 comments  ·  Calendar  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                      This request is still being worked upon by the feature team, but I don’t have any additional details to share at this time.
                      I do know there is a lot of work going into this and I hope to have some projected timelines soon.

                      -Warren

                    • Allow copying whole chat conversations

                      Currently, it's not possible to select & copy more than one message in a chat. When I try to select two or more messages, the focus stays on the first message making it impossible to copy whole chat.

                      There are some really ugly workarounds like: https://techcommunity.microsoft.com/t5/Microsoft-Teams/Copying-conversations/td-p/62849 which I don't consider a solution of the situation.

                      I want to be able to select multiple messages at once and copy them by hitting CTRL+C.

                      389 votes
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                        68 comments  ·  Messaging  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • 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.

                        633 votes
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                          99 comments  ·  Notifications  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • Copy & Paste is tempermental

                          Users reporting multiple copy/paste issues for text:

                          1. Can't paste multi-messages. Often, only the first line pastes, the rest disappear. As one user puts it: "On the Windows 10 desktop client it is nearly impossible to copy multiple messages from the chat history. A fraction of a second after letting go of the mouse, the highlight collapses down to a single message."

                          2. Can't paste in general: "Copy & Paste is tempermental, when i try to paste text in from other sources it simply doesn't paste, but then if I only copy a few (3-6) words then it does. It…

                          546 votes
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                            112 comments  ·  Messaging  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • Move channels into other teams

                            We would like to move a project (channel) between groups to keep the information, or be able to sort channels to our liking.

                            5,207 votes
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                              605 comments  ·  Teams and Channels  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            • Teams uses 600MB and is super slow!

                              Quotes from various users about memory usage and slow performance:

                              "Team is a memory hog! 100s MB! Slack is about 50."

                              "The memory consumption is over 300MB!!! This should be a priority."

                              "Just started evaluating teams, 500+ MB and 10-15% CPU. This is in a citrix VDI. Does teams use hardware rendering? If so is there a way to turn it off? I had to do this with the rest of Office."

                              "I dont understand why my Teams application only uses 70MB when other people in my organization are towards half a gig! What is causing this Teams?"

                              "Make it…

                              4,462 votes
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                                443 comments  ·  Performance  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                                The feature is still being worked upon. Many different changes are going into Teams and will provide a slow but steady pace to our performance increases.

                                I don’t have any new details at the moment but hope to get some additional feedback in the next several weeks.

                                -Warren

                              • Ability to see who is in a channel

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

                                5,579 votes
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                                  249 comments  ·  People/Presence  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                • Incorrect status in teams

                                  We have noticed that our Teams statuses are consistently incorrect. Even when some team members are active in Teams they are shown as "away" or "offline". For example, although I can see that my status is "active", my colleagues see my status as "offline".

                                  Can you please fix this bug?

                                  731 votes
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                                    216 comments  ·  Bugs  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                  • Allow sending audio and video message

                                    Allow users to send Audio and Video message just like WhatsApp and other messages tools.

                                    210 votes
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                                      32 comments  ·  Messaging  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                    • Move conversations to different channels

                                      If a conversation is started in one channel but gains importance to the point where the conversation deserves its own channel. Or a conversation was started in the wrong channel and needs to be moved

                                      2,751 votes
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                                        274 comments  ·  Teams and Channels  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                      • Integrate tasks in planner with Outlook Tasks & Calendar

                                        Every time you create a task in planner via Microsoft Teams and assign it to someone in your organisation/team it would be nice to see that task in outlook as well. I want to know and to be alerted that I have a task assigned to me without having to lon on to Microsoft Teams.
                                        It would be great to have a place to see how many tasks have been created in a team/channel and the status of each one.

                                        1,618 votes
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                                          98 comments  ·  Planner  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                        • 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.

                                          203 votes
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                                            39 comments  ·  Guest Access  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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