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Allow users to enable push to talk in group meetings

Allow the users to configure to enable push to talk in group meetings.

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  • Charles Winters commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    I'm in a meeting right now and I'm having to mute/unmute my mic over and over again. This is so inconvenient.

  • Aidan commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    Please add this feature. Also make it walkie talkie vs toggle configurable for user preferences.

    You have companies switching from Skype and this was available in Skype.

  • josh commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    This would be awesome. We use discord a lot for our remote workers so we don't have to sit on a call when working on a project

  • Pat commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    i wrote a tiny tool in AHK if you guys want it tell me i will upload it then.

  • Eric Barber commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    This would be great, it is one of my favorite features in Xoom (pressing the space bar unmutes you only while it's held down).

  • Anonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    I really like this idea. I would love to have something somewhat similar to Zello if it's possible.

  • Cw commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    I would like this also. Modeled after discord preferably so we could jump into a team channel together and push to talk.

  • PT commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    Why does Microsoft Teams not have this feature when Discord has had it forever and Discord is free but Teams costs money?

  • Hugh Williams commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    Came here just to post this idea; glad someone else thought of it too...

    Rather than toggle-on, toggle-off, I would like to put my microphone on mute and have it stay that way... except that I could press a key and I would be unmuted for as long as that key was pressed... just like a walkie-talkie push-to-talk button.

    Maybe long-talkers would just get unmuted for real if they talked for more than, say, 30 seconds?

    For example:

    Organizer: "That's all I had for today, does anyone have anything else?"

    Me (muted): <presses SHIFT to unmute> "Nope, thanks." <releases SHIFT to re-mute>

    Organizer: "Thanks bye"

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