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Default Tab for Channels (Not Conversation)

Allow Admins to set a Default Tab when users open a Channel.

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    Ian Kessler shared this idea  ·   ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

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      • Roger Torres commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        This is a must. It would make Teams usable for a far wider range of users. Having the ability to default tab the Wiki tab, specifically, suddenly makes channels far more user friendly.

      • Dulcey Sprague commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        This is EXTREMELY important for usability. We can't even use the Files link on the right pane to as a direct link to the files because it shows files they don't have access to in teams. That needs to be fixed as well.

      • Jeremy commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        this is really important. please put this in for owners of teams to be able to set default tabs for new channels

      • Robert Blount commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        I have just been asked about changing the default tab away from conversations to planner and had to say no you cannot do it. So I have two votes on this from my company

      • Tamra King commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        We cannot effectively guide the Team members toward effective use of a specific Tab in a Channel if we cannot make it the default user landing tab for that Channel. With no ability to even send a link to a Tab, the default member experience for that team is not configurable at all. If we cannot provide a link to a Tab in a Channel, then it is a must to be able to set a Default Tab for each Channel. Conversations are not the central goal of many teams.

      • Darren Edgerly commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        Completely agreed. Wiki's are not portable like OneNotes so I would vote to reduce default tabs to Conversations & Files and leave Wiki as an option to add.

      • Rebecca Hill commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        This would be incredibly useful for our organisation. Having the ability to customize the default tab seems like a must in the current working environment. We have tabs that are far more vital to our work than conversations, moving the conversations tab would greatly improve our workflow!

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