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  1. Make "Follow this channel" the default setting.

    Usual Microsoft lack of UI intuition.
    Channels should be followed by default with the user unfollowing it if they wish.

    2,255 votes
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    312 comments  ·  Notifications  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  2. Notification for Planner Tasks

    Planner and Teams just needs a notification - when a task has been created for an assigned user that user should receive a notification - currently we are doing a work around by starting a conversation with a mention of a member name
    thanks

    2,245 votes
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    88 comments  ·  Planner  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  3. Add team wide reminders

    We have weekly bot reminders currently on Slack and that would be a big advantage to getting our whole team moved over.

    For example:
    - Tuesdays at noon: Reminder - team meeting in 30 minutes
    - Last Friday of month: Finish submitting hours
    - etc....

    2,215 votes
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    138 comments  ·  Calendar  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    under review  ·  Warren responded

    This feature is under review by the feature team. No new feedback at this time.
    -Warren

  4. 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.

    2,161 votes
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    300 comments  ·  Messaging  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    working on it  ·  Suphatra responded

    Thank you for your suggestion! We really appreciate the feedback and idea. We have reviewed this request and started working on it. I’ll let you know as it nears completion.

    Suphatra

  5. Teams Meeting organizer can force mute audio/video for attendees

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

    2,145 votes
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    219 comments  ·  Meetings  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  6. Reposition the control bar

    allow the user to change the position of the control bar. It is positioned right where screen sharing occurs and you can't see the entire screen share

    2,136 votes
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    428 comments  ·  Teams and Channels  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  7. group chat picture

    Allow users to set pictures / display pictures to represent group chats so it is easier to differentiate them

    2,110 votes
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    252 comments  ·  Messaging  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  8. annotation of PDFs

    The ability to annotate PDFs, or at least open in a PDF reader that will, without having to download the file, annotate, and upload.

    2,058 votes
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    480 comments  ·  Files  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  9. slash commands are a must-have

    Slash commands for just about every type of function are a must have. They are familiar and easy to use without having to touch your mouse, they are UI-agnostic. Admittedly not terribly discoverable – but the UI is even worse, as their is no real option for auto-completion of UI elements, now is there?

    2,056 votes
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    85 comments  ·  PowerBar  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  10. Merge/consolidate channels

    We changed the mind about the way we used some channels. We decided that some of the channels need to be merged. It would be nice to be able to do this without using history. We want history to be merged.

    2,040 votes
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    198 comments  ·  Teams and Channels  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    under review  ·  Warren responded

    This request is now being reviewed by the feature team! I’ll keep you posted as to the future decision.

    -Warren

  11. Export your conversations to a document.

    it would nice to have the feature to export your conversation to a document such as a word document or excel or to a file alike. this would be Handy if you need to send out the conversations to someone who you would not normally have apart of your team. this would save time and make it more user friendly. Also it will give the opportunity to store the conversation easily in a nother file

    1,924 votes
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    222 comments  ·  Messaging  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  12. Mass add users to a channel or team

    Please add mass add users to a channel or team.
    Like we use on other Office 365 services. email@domain;email@domain and (if possible) @everyone something like that.
    I'm using and loving Microsoft Teams :-)
    Thanks a lot.

    1,853 votes
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    389 comments  ·  Teams and Channels  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    needs your feedback  ·  Suphatra responded

    Hi folks, we are collecting feedback on this so we can determine prioritization and user need.

    Please comment in the thread below about how this affects you, how you currently add members, and who you think would benefit from this in your organization.

    Thank you!

  13. Using Teams Offline

    MULTIPLE USERS reporting offline needs:


    Generally want to use Teams offline:

    If I am offline it would be great to browse through Teams and Channels in case I have to lookup some informations.

    Also viewing the latest notes in "Notes" on teams would be great.

    It would be enough to have "Read only" - for the moment my Teams app does not even open when I am offline

    Compared on my mobile - I can read all posts while I am offline.


    Edit while offline:

    just been using teams wiki to take and share notes in a meeting. when the…

    1,831 votes
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    140 comments  ·  Desktop  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  14. "No One" choice in the lobby.

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

    1,810 votes
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    251 comments  ·  Meetings  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Thanks again for your feedback on this. The team has begun working on an option requiring everyone other than the meeting organizer to go thru the lobby. We will continue to evaluate our best option to release with increased priority.

    Thanks!

  15. Add live voting and polling to Teams Live Events

    With other platforms, you can ask participants to vote and or answer polling questions during the meeting/event. I would like to see functionality such as that available in Teams Live Events (and actually in regular meetings too).

    1,806 votes
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    88 comments  ·  Live Events  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  16. Please extend the Teams Mobile App to work with Android Auto and Apple CarPlay

    I'm often on the road and my company relies heavily on online meetings :-) So, we are starting to leverage Teams meetings more and more, so when I'm in my car I need an easy way to join meetings and maybe also read messages. While this is way easier now, than it was in SfB Mobile (thanks!) it would be awesome to have an Android Auto / Apple CarPlay Extension to have a somewhat easier and "nearly hands-free" user experience. This would make me much more productive, even if I'm traveling :-)

    1,759 votes
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    131 comments  ·  Mobile  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  17. Transfer active call between devices

    Transfer an active call in Teams from my phone to my desktop and back. This for comming back at the office or leaving the office.

    1,741 votes
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    145 comments  ·  Meetings  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  18. Let me @ Mention the user's first name instead of their DisplayName

    Hi,
    When mentioning someone with @, is it possible to use the user alias instead of the Display Name? In Slack for example, it is possible to choose whether to display the full name or the user name when being mentioned. Could be great to have it on MS Teams because it is shorter in messages where many mentions are provided.

    1,738 votes
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    under review  ·  136 comments  ·  People  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  19. Team Templates

    A team template!! Much like sharepoint document site or site templates that contain a specific layout and set of documents this would be amazing for a team template. We could deploy a team for each project we had that had a preset assignment of planner tasks and documents attached to it and a preset of channels that goes with that team. Could really make a big difference in the way we deploy and use teams.

    1,655 votes
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    92 comments  ·  Teams and Channels  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    on the backlog  ·  Warren responded

    This item is still queued up in the backlog. No additional details are available at this moment.

    -Warren

  20. Importing from Slack, Hipchat, Flowdock, Basecamp, etc.

    Hi,
    We are using Slack for a long time and now we are thinking to transition to MS Teams. In Slack it is possible to export all channel content's in JSON with links to files uploaded to slack.
    It could be very useful to have the ability to import the slack history into MS teams.

    1,651 votes
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    114 comments  ·  Teams and Channels  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    under review  ·  Warren responded

    The feature team is still considering this item. No confirmation yet.
    -Warren

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