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  1. Display mobile number

    When looking at users in teams. It doesn't display their mobile number. It just displays their office number. I would like to see both the users office number and mobile number.

    49 votes
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  2. 'Status Unknown' for many users

    A large number of users on many of our user's Teams app shows people as 'Status uknown' when these users are actually online, or even actively engaged in a conversation. Fix this!

    48 votes
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  3. Lag In Presence/Status Update

    The presence update is laggy, even in very simple scenarios. I made a call which changed me to "On a Call", then hung up. It took about a minute after the call for my icon to change back to Available. Strangely, I could see the correct status if I pulled up my profile.

    47 votes
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  4. Display presence in Outlook with Teams without using Skype for Business

    Currently, Skype for Business client is required to display the user's presence information in Outlook.
    I would like to be able to display presence in Outlook with only Teams without using Skype for Business client.

    37 votes
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  5. Add User Current Timezone as Part of Status

    With team members traveling and often located across the world, it would be great to have an indicator of what timezone they are currently located in. Ideally, this would be based on their geographical location. If MSFT tracks this via internet connect or some other means, it would be great to display it as part of status or when hovering over the name/icon.

    33 votes
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  6. Create @distribution sub-groups

    would be awesome if you could create your own @distribution group. There are times when you want to send updates to a subgroup in the tea

    30 votes
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  7. Multiple users editing in Excel & Word

    When multiple users open excel via teams, while working and another user filter then the excel version I am working on also filters.
    In Google Sheets all users work on there own sheet but see other user initials but nothing happens when other users filter the sheet.

    26 votes
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  8. time zone status

    Our Teams members travel between different time zones often.

    Aside from knowing the status of my Team member, knowing in which time zone they currently reside would be beneficial.

    Especially, being able to see the time zones for all the team members on the team members tab.

    24 votes
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  9. Make an invisible status

    It would be nice if there was an "invisible" status that shows you offline/disconnected but still made you able to browse your team's content

    22 votes
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  10. Control auto-status changes.

    The user needs to be able, in the Teams client, to better control their status. For instance, there is no way to control when and how the status changes based on different states the user may be in. For example, even though I am logged into Teams, using the desktop client, and the system is not locked, it still sets me to "Away". There is no control for this behavior and it is not welcome because I am in fact there and available.

    Likewise, it should be able to tie into Exchange Online and see what my calendar looks like.…

    21 votes
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  11. My Out Of Office presence does not show in teams.. would think that would be pretty basic.

    Make out of office scheduling from outlook show in the presence. People are assigning me work when im on pto.

    21 votes
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  12. switch status from taskbar

    I want to change my status from the taskbar.
    I now can only see my current status when I right klick the icon in the taskbar. Would be nice to be able to switch status right in that context menu without having to start teams just for that

    BR

    21 votes
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  13. Request to implement presence privacy mode

    I would request to implement presence privacy mode in Microsoft Teams same as Skype for Business.
    Because I would like to prevent junior employees from seeing executive/senior members’ presence information when they search staff information.

    19 votes
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  14. ooo status is stuck, it's not possible to update my status

    ooo status is stuck, it's not possible to update my status

    19 votes
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  15. Team meber status should be updated according to the calendar events (similar to skype)

    Team member's status should be automatically updated in accordance with the Outlook calendar (similar to Skype)

    19 votes
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  16. "Gamification" functionality, Rewards,

    It would be great if there can be some "gamification" functionality to reward activity and participation in relation to task completion.

    19 votes
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  17. Have a read to badge for all teammates that have read a conversation. As well as show which user is typing.

    Being able to see if a user is typing or has seen a certain conversation in a channel would be really handy. When team members don't respond I'd like to know if they at least saw the conversation to that point to know if I need to reach out to them again or not.

    19 votes
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  18. Teams presence syncing to OWA presence

    Would it be possible to improve the consistency with presence in TEAMS and OWA? We currently have intermittent issues with the presence indicator in Teams not being the same as OWA.

    18 votes
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  19. Channel access customization required. Access should be diff. for Channel and for team.

    Team view/access should be given to diff. people and for channel diff. their must be customization to give access required.

    17 votes
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  20. Seen by...

    It would be awesome to see who has seen a post, possibly by simply showing that on the post for everyone to see or a bitton (like ”like”) that only states that avspecific person has seen this post or comment.

    16 votes
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