Change the colour of Teams, the default purple is deterring everyone from even trying it, and refusing to move from Slack
Basically anything but purple or variant of it
Personally i like green, but variant of blue will also do
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[Deleted User] commented
For them to be competitive with slack, they need to be able to have customizable colors. Having preset themes isn't going to cut it
surely, different Teams' meetings in a Calendar should be able to have assigned a colour for that Team or Channel?
Just like most calendars...
The three color schemes are not very good. The default is "shades of hard-to-read, purplish-gray." It is commonplace for programs to use light gray as an indicator of an unavailable or un-enabled option, so to set the default color scheme in a similar way is bothersome. I landed here after trying to find a way to change this. The other two options are also not very good. It is disappointing that MS has the capability to create what otherwise seems to be a great tool, and then does not do better with a critical detail.
I personally think that we should have the optiojn to do this .
purple is boring
let us change the color to our liking.
I'm glad I found this thread after some research for how to change the themed purple. Please allow the ability to select our choice of 'accent' colour instead of the default purple.
I would really like to just be able to change the color of my meetings to see things better in my calendar on teams. Is that possible?
Brenda Madison commented
Agree.....we need to be able to change the theme for MS Teams.
In the psychology of colors the negativity of purple is:
As purple lives balanced between red and blue, it can be seen as an unstable, non-traditional color. Notions of royalty and ceremony can be off-putting to more democratic sensibilities, and purple can convey feelings of arrogance and condescension.
Purple used professionally can feel a bit unsettled and therefore uncomfortable.
from the website https://www.sensationalcolor.com/meaning-of-purple/
Please microsoft notice the LAST NEGATIVITY about being used PROFESSIONALLY.
I too avoid this app because of the color.
I agree. Program seems very effective, but general, minimal customization options would be nice, particularly having different looks for different teams, so there is less of a chance of mis-messaging the wrong group...
Hello, I have to say that I hate the whole layout and appearance of teams... it looks really too childish... could you make it look like a professional tool ? thank you for your efforts...
Add complete flexibility for choosing color pattern. What limits Microsoft? Does it cost for colors?
The Green MS Teams icon above is much more inviting. I also was reluctant to start using MS Teams because of the dated uninviting purple color. Please add a fix to allow your users the choice to customize the theme & colors.
Please give us the ability to update the colors. Dark theme is nice, but we need customization. Slack is winning on this front.
The purple is horrible. Please do basics right.
It would be trivial to add color schemes at the very least. The Purple used for the client is nauseating. Office has Blue, Dark, etc, for the love of all that is holy, please add this to teams. And don't leave out the Mac client with that either.
John Smith commented
Three of the men in my team have been assigned pink and are up in arms. Please let us change :)
Hey MS, any comments on when we will be able to customize the color schemes for Teams?
Mark Luff commented
The current inflexibility in colour, style and pop out chat makes this feel like we have regressed a decade in application development and just feels clunky.
I only found this page because I was searching for a way to change this. I also can't stand this color for whatever reason.
I continue to use skype and a lot of the reason is UI. I only make calls and chat (although it would be nice to send media during chat) but the UI with that purple color on light or dark theme is very off-putting.