Improve "add members" to team
You have to add each member one by one in a team. It would be nice if it could be a grouping option to add multiple users with the same type of permissions (as if I insert a list of people with any delimiter, then check for names and click add) or import users from .csv / .xlsx file (users with roles).
Thank you so much for this feedback. I was actually sitting with a user yesterday who was struggling to add users to a channel because she was typing in names one by one, which is a normal inclination. I showed her that she can put any distribution list into the field (for example, firstname.lastname@example.org) and it would invite everyone who is on that email address. Try it out and let me know if you have any more questions. I’ve also routed this feedback to design so they can implement a sign or something to show people that they can do this.
Thank you for helping us make Teams awesome!
I have tried adding bulk load of users from outlook distribution list to Team site and it could not resolve the user names on teams. It has been 2 years since someone posted to the thread. Did Microsoft ever figure this out ?
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Georg Kašik commented
You don't have this!
I am only permitted to create a DL in my Contacts.
Teams does not find it then.
If I ask the admins to create one in global for me the meeting is likely passed before that happend (e.g. if working in different time zones)
I agree with Fabrice and Anonymous - an Admin still need to create a DL in O365 for the user to be able to all it to the Team. The owner should be able to copy paste 100 names at once or import a CSV.
Fabrice Langlois commented
an Admin still need to create a DL in O365 for the user to be able to all it to the Team. The owner should be able to copy paste 100 names at once or import a CSV.
Yes this functionality is needed, I have a project 100+ people and I have to add them individually and IT won't allow a project based distro list so this is not a solution. Also why not do it similar to outlook where you can copy names and click check names?
Adding by powershell or distribution list requires being an admin. As a member of an organization with hundreds of distinct Teams, it's understandable that the computing services department won't allow everyone to act as an admin.
That said, it's a problem when we all want to add users in bulk (potentially in the hundreds), and have to rely on pestering our tech support person each and every time we need to make changes.
Please add this feature in. The lack of such a feature contributes to the feeling that Teams is a clunky alternative to other meeting applications. Some members of our organization have simply circumvented the admin and gone with their own solutions.
Adding from CSV by powershell (may require being owner of team, not sure)
This doesn't work
@Suphatra - You don't have this!
Non-administrators need ways to add a large group into Teams without having the rights to create a distribution list or use power shell commands.
If a distribution list doesn't exist already, then the problem isn't solved. This is particularly an issue for things like classes.
Users should be able to be added from a CSV file - the feature has been requested for years.
why does microsof need so many energy to talk about features in stead of making it work in the first place
nice but not nice . if I have a list of emails in mijn past-board, I want to be able to paste it in the field and MSteam adds them to the team.
Thank you Suphatra,
I am looking for similar feature. However, it there any option for select individuals.. (I want to add 50 out of 100 staff in my company)
Mohamed Amneh commented
Must have import member option in team adding from .csv
Bobby Wong commented
Must have import member option in team
Possibility to add members from a .CSV file, just like Yammer, would be awsome!
.CSV would be fine but I'd love to see it sync with our Azure SQL database.
should be add bulk members to std and pvt channel and also teams. using .CSV
Dr. Joe Conner commented
I would like to see this feature added as well. If at all possible could it be very close to the same method used to create New Contact Group in Outlook?
We are still waiting for this option...