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  1. Show video for all people in Video meeting

    Currently when in a video chat it only shows the active video for the last 4 people that have spoken in the chat. On the bottom bar it shows icons for all those in the chat. If it could show small video for all those in the chat that have their cameras turned on it would be beneficial. Then everyone on the video conference can see the reactions of others, whether they were the last to speak or not.

    This is a problem with most video chatting applications. Google Hangouts it the only one we have found that shows video…

    861 votes
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      110 comments  ·  Meetings  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      on the backlog  ·  Warren responded

      This item is still in the backlog. No further details are available at this time.

      -Warren

    • 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…

      806 votes
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        40 comments  ·  Meetings  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • Multiple Screen Sharing Option

        Allow multiple people to share their screen at one time, similar to how hangout does it.

        524 votes
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          15 comments  ·  Meetings  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          on the backlog  ·  Warren responded

          This item is still in the backlog. No further details are available at this time.

          -Warren

        • 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.

          444 votes
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            41 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.

          • Non Persistent VDI

            Support for Non-Persistent VDI. Currently Teams desktop App installs in the user App folder this means it can't be placed on the base image of non persistent VDI environments.

            Are there any plans to provide an alternative install for VDI. Currently we are installing Teams at login for VDI users as a work around.

            349 votes
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              58 comments  ·  Meetings  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              planned  ·  Warren responded

              Good news, this feature has moved into the planning stages. I’ll keep you posted as we continue to move ahead in development.

              -Warren

            • 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

              273 votes
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                37 comments  ·  Meetings  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              • Speech to text meeting notes

                Using the technology of speech to text, have meetings record meeting notes in a text format based on what was spoken about in the meeting.

                257 votes
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                  27 comments  ·  Meetings  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • 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.

                  227 votes
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                    24 comments  ·  Meetings  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    in testing  ·  Warren responded

                    This feature request is still in testing. No additional details are available at this time.

                    -Warren

                  • Create teams meeting from calendar using OWA

                    When using calendar on OWA, there is no way to create a Microsoft Teams meeting. You need to create it from Microsoft Teams instead.

                    Please add the functionality to create a meeting from Calendar using OWA

                    206 votes
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                      33 comments  ·  Meetings  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                      The OWA team has added a “Teams meeting” toggle in the new meeting item, as a preview feature. If you’d like to try it out, please turn on ""the new Outlook" toggle in the upper right corner. We’ll set this to completed once it’s fully released by the OWA team.

                      Thanks!

                    • full screen only one person from the call

                      On a call with more than 2 persons, unless someone is actually presenting his/her screen, the screen is usually split between the others on the call. Its always a split screen, up to four seperate window. But if someone uses its web cam, lets say to show us a white board... we can't make that specific person's web cam presentation full screen.

                      199 votes
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                        44 comments  ·  Meetings  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • allow me to create teams meetings in outlook for mac

                        Outlook for Mac does not allow me to create Teams meetings from Outlook.

                        190 votes
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                          37 comments  ·  Meetings  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          in testing  ·  Warren responded

                          This item is now in testing and getting pretty close to release. I’ll keep you posted as we move closer to release!

                          Stay tuned.
                          -Warren

                        • Join Meeting Button

                          When I schedule a meeting as a Skype Meeting it adds a "Join Meeting" button to the Outlook reminder that pops up. That button does not exist when I schedule a Teams Meeting. It should.

                          Without that button I have to double click to go into the calendar item, locate the hyperlink to "Join Teams Meeting", click that, which opens my web browser, and then the web browser tries to launch the Teams app, but first asks me for confirmation, which requires another click. You've added several layers of unnecessary clicks which impede my ability to join a meeting.

                          Just…

                          174 votes
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                            8 comments  ·  Meetings  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • Video screen size when sharing screen

                            When video chatting and sharing your screen, the video window is very small and you can't resize it.

                            When you are in an active meeting and have video and screen sharing enable:
                            1. Able to resize video preview
                            2. Able to use multiple monitors with video on one and screen share on the other.
                            3. Able to move the video around the screen freely.
                            4. Overlay video on full screen screenshare.
                            5. Able to freely resize your split screen with video and screenshare.

                            170 votes
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                              15 comments  ·  Meetings  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                              on the backlog  ·  Warren responded

                              This request has been accepted by the feature team and is now on the backlog!
                              -Warren

                            • Ability to check call quality ahead of calls/meetings

                              Skype for Business has a way to check your call quality so you can hear how you sound. Teams really needs this as well. I've had a few calls where I can hear the audience clearly, however they say my audio quality is poor.

                              I'd like the ability check and see how I sound before I join a Teams meeting or make a call.

                              163 votes
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                                16 comments  ·  Meetings  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                              • Meeting Minutes Tool

                                It would be great to have the ability to have a meeting minutes tool included in OneNote that documents who is saying what and logs all of the conversations in chat, saves a recording, and has a file share library associated to each meeting, then it can be filed with other meetings or projects so everything is in one place.

                                160 votes
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                                  7 comments  ·  Meetings  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                • Share video and audio during meetings

                                  During meetings we need to be able to share an online video with team members. Videos could be in Stream or Youtube or Vimeo or others. And this includes sharing the video sound. Currently we use normal Teams screen sharing, but all team members on the call can either hear or see, the video/audio are always asynchronous.

                                  151 votes
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                                    14 comments  ·  Meetings  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                  • View or export a list of users who attended a meeting

                                    Currently, there is no method of viewing a list of meeting attendees after a meeting has ended.

                                    Meeting organizers should be able to view or export a list of attendees, including enter and exit times, duration, etc.

                                    150 votes
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                                      17 comments  ·  Meetings  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                    • MS Teams Meeting Delegation

                                      For a meeting scheduled using Teams, it would be great to be able to delegate the organizer role so that someone else can reschedule the meeting during my absence. For instance for Executive Assistants or PTO.

                                      130 votes
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                                        25 comments  ·  Meetings  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                      • video meeting participant layout

                                        Currently each participant in a meeting gets equal layout space wether the camera is on or off. If one participant is presenting using the Camera, I want to see that one camera instead of a slice of everyones camera equally. I should be able to change the layout so I only see the image of a selected participant or the image of the person currently talking.

                                        117 votes
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                                          on the backlog  ·  20 comments  ·  Meetings  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                        • Share pointer while screen sharing

                                          TeamViewer screen sharing has a nice feature to share pointer. So when other meeting participants wants to show the presenter something on screen, the presenter can see where they pointing. It's really useful feature.

                                          114 votes
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                                            9 comments  ·  Meetings  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                            on the backlog  ·  Warren responded

                                            This request has been accepted by the feature team and is in the queue.

                                            It isn’t the neatest, but as a workaround you can request control in order to do this.

                                            I’ll keep you posted as more information becomes available.

                                            -Warren

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