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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…

    3,471 votes
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      399 comments  ·  Performance  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

      The survey has now been completed.

      Thanks to everyone who took time out to complete the survey. Your continued feedback really helps us target the issues.

      I’ve moved the status back to working on it. The team is digging through all the great feedback and taking further steps to improve your experience.

      Thanks again for your feedback and support!
      -Warren

    • 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)

      32 votes
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        2 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.

        29 votes
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          3 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

          27 votes
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            2 comments  ·  Performance  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • 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.

            26 votes
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              2 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.

              22 votes
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                4 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.

                21 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?

                  19 votes
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                    2 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.

                    17 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!

                      15 votes
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                        3 comments  ·  Performance  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • 14 votes
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                          5 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!

                          13 votes
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                            0 comments  ·  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?

                            12 votes
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                            • Adding attachments is super slow, it really need speedup

                              Addign attachments is very slow process. Something minuscule like 50kb sile adding takes 5-10 sec. Lager files naturally longer. It should be instantaneous.

                              And why I have to wait for the upload at first place before I can send an message. It should be background process.

                              12 votes
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                                0 comments  ·  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

                                11 votes
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                                • Assignments should be able to be sent back to students so they can resubmit either so they can act on feedback or if their work is not good

                                  All work entered needs to ha e feedback for students but this is not much good if the student can't have the chance to act on the feedback and improve or redraft work.
                                  A button to send work back to students or just to allow more files to. We submitted would be great

                                  11 votes
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                                  • Teams should respect the Display scale of the display it is on, not only of Main screen (Windows)

                                    Running Windows on a Retina MacBook with an external monitor I have the scale of the retina display set to 175% and the external (Main display) to 100%.

                                    Now if the main screen (seemingly only on boot counts) is the external one, the teams interface is so small that it is basically illegible. If the external monitor is disconnected while booting the teams UI is normal on the Retina display, but gigantic on the external one, when connected. Other apps seem to handle this, it would be nice if Teams could, too!

                                    10 votes
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                                      2 comments  ·  Performance  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                    • MS Teams kills laptop battery life

                                      Teams constantly consumes a small amount of cpu time which blocks my laptop from ever sleeping or hibernating because it is never idle. This is not ideal for many reasons. Obviously the software designed around a polling model which is not generally considered to be a great design pattern. To rephrase this as an idea: Change teams so it works on an event based model rather than constantly polling for updates.

                                      9 votes
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                                      • Switching between a tab and chat loses context of previous tab

                                        It's not productive to switch between tabs and then always have to find and reload the other tabs you were working on.

                                        The reload is bad enough, but losing the context sets application usage backward, not forward.

                                        9 votes
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                                        • Teams using a lot of CPU - reduce idle power

                                          For some reason the latest update has Teams using between 8% and 25% CPU idling, doing nothing. There is an issue with this update.

                                          8 votes
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