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  1. Teams uses 600MB and is super slow!

    Quotes from various users about memory usage and slow performance:

    "Team is a memory hog! 100s MB! Slack is about 50."

    "The memory consumption is over 300MB!!! This should be a priority."

    "Just started evaluating teams, 500+ MB and 10-15% CPU. This is in a citrix VDI. Does teams use hardware rendering? If so is there a way to turn it off? I had to do this with the rest of Office."

    "I dont understand why my Teams application only uses 70MB when other people in my organization are towards half a gig! What is causing this Teams?"

    "Make it…

    4,431 votes
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      440 comments  ·  Performance  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

      The feature is still being worked upon. Many different changes are going into Teams and will provide a slow but steady pace to our performance increases.

      I don’t have any new details at the moment but hope to get some additional feedback in the next several weeks.

      -Warren

    • Reduce lags when scrolling through chat history

      Browsing chat history is difficult even in case of only few days old messages because these are not loaded on time when scrolling.
      I would like the ability to cache chat hostory locally for selected channels and decide how much time of the history I want to be available locally.

      63 votes
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        4 comments  ·  Performance  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • Keep tab content in memory

        Right now, switching between tabs is painfully slow since tab content is reloaded everytime you visit a tab. (Especially true for integrated web services like Wrike)

        50 votes
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          4 comments  ·  Performance  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • Teams Conversations export to excel

          Conversations (chats) in Teams should be able to exported f.ex. to excel.
          Should be able to be filtered by Name,Date... to have the possibilty to filter and analyze the content/informations

          35 votes
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            3 comments  ·  Performance  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • Make it load faster and load in the background.

            Right now it simply loads too slowly, and it has that massive in-your-face splash screen while doing it.

            35 votes
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              3 comments  ·  Performance  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • partial thread expansion

              Allow expanding just the last few comments in a thread, rather than always expanding the whole thing. A thread w/ ~200 replies takes 4-5 seconds to expand completely saturating 1 CPU core and then requires scrolling down through it all to get to the recent replies. This is particularly inconvenient if you are frequently switching channels or between Team view and Chat view as all threads are repopulated collapsed whenever you return to a channel.

              We should be able to expand only the unread messages or 20 or so at a time.

              33 votes
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                2 comments  ·  Performance  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              • screen sharing sucks

                How is that the free version Skype screen sharing have no issues, at the same time the paid version (Teams) always have issues, even though the teams screen share is a wrapper on existing skype?

                33 votes
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                  3 comments  ·  Performance  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • Cache Something, Anything

                  My goodness, every time you start Teams it's as though it's the first time. Most or all history is gone until it pulls it down from the cloud again. If you want us to use it, make it start in less than 60 seconds.

                  29 votes
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                    4 comments  ·  Performance  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • Interface has a lot of lag

                    Interface has a lot of lag and requires massive improvements. I cant quickly scroll through the lists in activity area. Same is many other area particularly when the conversation has lot of messages.

                    26 votes
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                      3 comments  ·  Performance  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • Reduce Memory Usage

                      Microsoft Teams is currently the most RAM consuming application on my Windows 7 Professional Laptop. I would expect there is room for improvement.

                      23 votes
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                        4 comments  ·  Performance  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • Make copying a chat conversation easier

                        At our company, 100% of its employees telecommute. This makes our preferred method of live communication to be chat. Sometimes we need to copy snippets of a conversation into a work order, and it is SO difficult to copy text from Teams. Sometimes a person's name won't even appear above their text, once pasted, and the information has to be recreated. Please test this for yourself - copy and paste a few lines of a conversation, and please fix this!!!! Thanks!

                        23 votes
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                          2 comments  ·  Performance  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • Slow, slow and slow... :/

                          It is is just too slow :/

                          22 votes
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                            1 comment  ·  Performance  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • Clear local cache button

                            Teams has a bunch of difference local caches and temp files that just continually grow forever in %appdata%\Microsoft\teams. It would be great to have a button that would wipe out all the local cache and temp files in this folder. Doing it manually has a very noticeable performance gain throughout teams.

                            As it stands, I'm going to write a powershell script to run on all the workstations I manage periodically to close teams and clean this up as a refresh of teams.

                            20 votes
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                              5 comments  ·  Performance  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            • Teams prevents your computer from going to sleep

                              As the title says, our workstations which normally go to sleep after a set time now stay on forever because Microsoft Teams keeps the systems awake. Close teams, problem solved. Kind of irritating.

                              19 votes
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                                3 comments  ·  Performance  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                              • Activate hyperlinks in PDF File Viewer

                                Currently when I open a PDF in MS Teams "PDF File Viewer" I cannot click on the hyperlinks. Instead I have to download the document or open it in SharePoint just to click a link. Such a waste of time!

                                18 votes
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                                  3 comments  ·  Performance  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                • 17 votes
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                                    5 comments  ·  Performance  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                  • Scrolling in chat is slow to load messages

                                    Scrolling through past messages in chat or search is too slow to be useful to do on big threads. Often instead of searching for what someone said yesterday, people just ask again because it is so annoying. It defeats the propose of communicating well the first time, because you will be asked again anyway.

                                    15 votes
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                                      2 comments  ·  Performance  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                    • Teams Webapp on Google Chrome is super slow.

                                      Teams Webapp on Google Chrome is super slow.

                                      15 votes
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                                        1 comment  ·  Performance  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                      • network bandwidth

                                        Looking at UserVoice there are a few requests dealing with network utilization. Microsoft provided guidance on network bandwidth requirements for media traffic with Skype(https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/skypeforbusiness/plan-your-deployment/network-requirements/network-requirements). This helps provide large enteprise customers guidance during architectural decisions as well as assist with right sizing their current audio/video usage. This is missing for Team and is needed to assist customers sizing their environment correctly as well as assist with future planning. This can help decrease some of the network bandwidth asks as customers will have better guidance on what is expected with Teams over SfB

                                        14 votes
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                                          1 comment  ·  Performance  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                        • speed when opening tabs

                                          When I open a tab (a OneNote tab for instance) there is a 2 - 3 seconds delay while it loads.
                                          This even happens everytime I switch tabs, which is extremely annoyng. Maybe you could implement a cache or something to prevent this?

                                          14 votes
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