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  1. Better visual delineation between `Reply` and `Start a new conversation`

    It's very confusing to new users that there is a difference between replying to an existing conversation and starting a new one within a channel. This is a visual thing as much as anything else. The 'reply' buttons are not naturally attractive if you just want to start typing a message. There should be a logical gap between the bottom of a conversation and 'start a new conversation'. 'Start a new conversation' needs to be separated visually, as if it's a second order command rather than a first order...reply.

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      318 comments  ·  Messaging  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      needs your feedback  ·  Suphatra responded

      We need your feedback! Which button do you like best? Fill out this 3-question survey here: https://aka.ms/ComposeButtonSurvey

      Also, we’re coming up against some blocks and our previous ship date of end of year is now going to be early next year. Thank you for your patience. :-)

      Please fill out the survey! Tweet me @skprufo if you have any questions.

      Suphatra

    • Rename General channel

      Make it so we can change the name of the General Channel.

      1,474 votes
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        255 comments  ·  Teams and Channels  ·  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?

        846 votes
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          236 comments  ·  Bugs  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

          Hi — My apologies for the delay in updating this item. We rolled out a fix a year ago for a specific issue of status changing to away in Teams when you were still active on the device. We thought this had fixed the “incorrect status” issue. From comments below, it sounds like people are still seeing issues.

          If you are still having issues, it would be super helpful if you can capture logs by typing Ctrl + Shift + Alt + 1, and send the file from your downloads folder along with device info and detailed repro steps to teamsml@microsoft.com.

          Thanks all!

        • 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.

          676 votes
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            99 comments  ·  Admin Settings  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            needs your feedback  ·  Suphatra responded

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

            Please comment in the thread below and/or tweet to me at @skprufo about how this affects you, how you currently add members, and who you think would benefit from this in your organization.

            Thank you!
            Suphatra

          • Allow the central administration of Teams

            Currently an Admin cannot use the Admin app to centrally administer Groups, Planners and Teams. This creates a number of risks for an organisation: 1) unable to manage ownership; 2) unable to manage storage; 3) unable to manage information life cycles. Just to name a few. From a security and compliance point of view a central admin function is highly recommended.

            398 votes
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              40 comments  ·  Admin Settings  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              needs your feedback  ·  Suphatra responded

              Hey everyone — Suphatra’s back! And I’m on the case with this item.

              I talked to engineering and I think they don’t understand this request. The requests says “Admin App” — do you mean Admin Center? The O365 portal?

              Also, what exactly do you envision for central administration — for example — what can you do now, can’t do, and would like to do with this new feature.

              Your feedback will help me get the team to put more resources into this. Thank you!

              Suphatra

            • Audio conferencing not letting attendees into the teams meeting Unless they are authenticated by the Teams app

              We have been experiencing a bit of a problem since last week and honestly at this point I am not really sure whether it has to do with some of the new teams policy features in teams or it is actually a tech. problem.

              Basically as of last week when a user creates a meeting (with dialins) in the Teams addon in Outlook and he/she tries to join the meeting as the meeting host via phone the other invitees are just stuck in the lobby forever, as if the host never joined.

              On the other hand, when the host joins…

              197 votes
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                33 comments  ·  Video and Phone Calling  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                Hi There – First of all, we are so sorry that you are experiencing this issue. The engineering team is investigating and some information from users experiencing this would be super helpful.

                If you are willing, can you please send the following to teamsml@microsoft.com?

                1) How the meeting was scheduled – thru Outlook or Teams app
                2) The join link + dial-in # shown in the meeting invitation
                3) What time the issue occurred, and repro steps
                4) Actual & expected results

                Hopefully we can get to the bottom of this quickly. Thanks so much!

                ~ Alex

              • Notifications for teams

                I'm not receiving any notifications from teams.
                Each time I select anything in notification settings the selected setting disappears...

                162 votes
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                  35 comments  ·  Notifications  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  needs your feedback  ·  Warren responded

                  Please add to the comments if you are experiencing this. I would like to know the OS and device you are using as well.

                  I’ll bring this feedback to the feature team and help get this investigated.

                  -Warren

                • Do Not Disturb unexpectedly changes to Available

                  I set myself to "Do Not Disturb"
                  I send a message or a chat.
                  Teams decides I'm available, and changes me to "Available."
                  NO, DND means JUST THAT. Please STOP changing my availability!

                  161 votes
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                    37 comments  ·  People/Presence  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                    Once your tenant is using UPS (unified presence service), you should no longer have issues where DND changes back to available.

                    If you are on UPS, and are experiencing this issue, it would be super helpful if you can capture logs by typing Ctrl + Shift + Alt + 1, and send the file from your downloads folder along with any details to teamsml@microsoft.com.

                    Thanks all!

                  • Link group to AD Group

                    Why we cannot use our group in Active Directory to create group in Teams?

                    158 votes
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                      35 comments  ·  Interoperability  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      needs your feedback  ·  Suphatra responded

                      Hi everyone, I wanted to check in on this ask because it’s died down since GA, and also because the ask is not totally clear to me.

                      Right now, we provide a way during the team creation process for you to select an existing Office 365 group. Are you asking to be able to do this same thing, but outside of Teams?

                      Do let me know!

                      Sincerely,
                      Suphatra

                    • OneNote is broken on Teams

                      Late last week, OneNote on Teams stopped working whether you are using the desktop application or the web based. Creating a new OneNote tab on Teams, it still does not work as well. All we get for a message is:

                      "We can't access this notebook.

                      You might not have permissions to view it, but your IT Admin show be able to help you."

                      Previously, OneNote had been working. If OneNote is accessed directly with OneNote application, it will work fine.

                      This appears to be a bug on Teams as others are reporting the same issues as well. Could this be…

                      77 votes
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                        37 comments  ·  Bugs  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • Solution for guests accounts with an organisation account without Office365 tenant to be able to login at teams.microsoft.com

                        I have created several guest accounts following the instructions here:

                        https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/microsoftteams/guest-access

                        Basically,

                        1. Enabled Guest Access in Office365 Admin Center

                        2. Added guest account through Azure Active Directory

                        a. Guest account received email Azure AD "You're invited to the organization"

                        b. Guest follows the "Get Started" link in the email to create a password

                        4. Added guest to a Team through Microsoft Teams desktop application

                        a. Guest account received email Teams "You have been added to a team in Microsoft Teams"

                        b. Guest follows the "Open Microsoft Teams" link in the email to be sent to teams.microsoft.com

                        c. Guest is…

                        67 votes
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                          23 comments  ·  Guest Access  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          needs your feedback  ·  Warren responded

                          If anyone is still hitting this issue, please respond in the comments section of this topic and let me know!

                          Thanks!
                          -Warren

                        • OSX client updates - app quits multiple times a day

                          It seems whenever the OSX client updates, we get a “An update is ready to install. Microsoft Teams is trying to add a new helper tool.” authentication request, then the app quits. Or sometime the app just quits on it’s own without any notification. When it launches again, the “loading” box then sometimes doesn’t disappear. I really want to roll this out for our teams to start playing with, but having the app quit on us ~10 times a day without notification makes it unusable.

                          65 votes
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                            14 comments  ·  Mac  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            needs your feedback  ·  Warren responded

                            Please email me your logs so I can have the development team investigate.

                            You can generate logs by using the shortcut CRTL+ALT+SHIFT+1

                            This will generate a txt file in your Downloads folder starting with the name “MSTeams Diagnostics Log……………”.

                            Please email the logs to: TEAMSML@microsoft.com and use the Subject line of “OSX client – App Quits”

                            Thank you!
                            -Warren

                          • Doesn't show Audio Call start, stop, and duration on Chat

                            For some reason Audio Calls stopped recording the start and stop times, as well as duration of the Audio Call, on the Chat window. There is no record whatsoever that we switched to Audio. I still run Windows 8, so maybe it's because you're trying to pull the plug on Windows 8? :)

                            53 votes
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                              20 comments  ·  Video and Phone Calling  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                              needs your feedback  ·  Warren responded

                              Thank you for the feedback.

                              Would you also be able to provide comments clarifying if this is Call History or Chat?

                              Thank you very much!
                              -Warren

                            • Video conferencing on web client

                              I'm trying to get people here to migrate slowing from Skype for Business to Teams. Unfortunately the install able app tends to crash often, so more people are using the web client which is more stable, faster, and cross platform.

                              Unfortunately it seems a lot of the functionality we need isn't there, like video conferencing. It seems Microsoft keeps trying to push apps instead of web apps and that seems to be a mistake. I'm sure it's easier to implement, but being able to work completely off the Office 365 website without any installed apps is a much preferable method…

                              50 votes
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                                20 comments  ·  Meetings  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                needs your feedback  ·  Warren responded

                                This should be working via the web client.

                                Can users confirm if you are still having this issue? Please let me know in the comments below.

                                -Warren

                              • Battery life on iOS & Android

                                According to iOS Battery report, Teams is responsible for 24% of my battery usage. I am not actively running or using the program, so I assume this is related to background tasks / notifications.

                                45 votes
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                                  20 comments  ·  Mobile  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                  needs your feedback  ·  Warren responded

                                  There have been some updates released in the past months that should help reduce battery drain.

                                  That being said, I need your feedback to find out if you feel it has improved or if you feel the drain is still pretty large. Please leave me comments and call out which mobile OS you are using.

                                  (NOTE: having notifications on and having a very active team and also greatly reduce battery life due to the constant notifications. You may wish to try and turn off notifications in some cases to help preserve battery. )

                                  Please provide me your feedback so I can communicate it to the feature team.
                                  -Warren

                                • Desktop notifications

                                  Don't send mobile notification when I am active on desktop. The was released awhile, but it still happens to me, as in yesterday it happen a lot.

                                  40 votes
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                                    3 comments  ·  Bugs  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                  • fix notification settings

                                    The notification settings in the current version are buggy.
                                    Firstly all notification settings are blank, as you can see in the attachment.
                                    Secondly when you try to set a setting it disappears again after a second.
                                    Please fix that.

                                    38 votes
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                                      18 comments  ·  Settings  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                      needs your feedback  ·  Suphatra responded

                                      Hi everyone, it looks like this bug was fixed. Are you still experiencing this problem? If so, email me directly at sparavi @ Microsoft (dot) com.

                                      Thanks,
                                      Suphatra

                                    • Onedrive for Business integration for mobile apps.

                                      Don't know why this isn't available by now. Would it be possible to have OneDrive for Business integrated with mobile apps?

                                      21 votes
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                                        3 comments  ·  Files  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                        needs your feedback  ·  Warren responded

                                        Would someone be able to provide feedback in the comments as to what is the expectation of this integration? What functionality is being asked for?

                                        Any details to better understand the request is appreciated.

                                        -Warren

                                      • Close the Notification Loop

                                        Notifications could be tightened up a bit.

                                        1) Sometimes when I read messages that cause notifications, the red notification lingers on the channel until I click the channel on the lefthand side.

                                        2) Sometimes after I read a notified message, the Teams icon continues to blink on my taskbar after I've read it.

                                        3) When I acknowledge a notification on the desktop application, the notification remains on my phone and vice-versa.

                                        18 votes
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                                          0 comments  ·  Bugs  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                        • Teams crashing about 40% of the time when in calls

                                          Started doing this the last couple of weeks.Pretty erratic: sometimes it is when you share your camera or when you share both camera and screen. Hard to pinpoint what causes it exactly but straight up calls (without cams) seem to work fine.

                                          14 votes
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                                            1 comment  ·  Bugs  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                                            If you are experiencing these crashes, we would like to investigate. Logs will help us do so.

                                            If you’d like to send logs, please:
                                            - type (windows key) + R
                                            - type “(percent) appdata (percent) \ Microsoft \ Teams \ logs.txt” into the open box (without the spaces, parenthesis, and quotes)
                                            - save the file
                                            - send the log file that you saved to teamsml@microsoft.com

                                            Thanks!

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