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  1. Prevent automatic presence / status changes

    Please can there be a setting to turn off automatic presence / status changes, and also allow the presence setting to stay the same if Teams is closed or reopened or the computer is restarted. It is very frustrating and disruptive to work that the presence can change automatically by itself

    33 votes
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  2. attendance roll call

    The Microsoft Teams has the list of my students. How can I use Microsoft Teams to take attendance?

    31 votes
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  3. Status option

    There should be an option provided to select and set one particular status and it should remain same until changed manually (the way skype provides option to set availability).
    Also, timeline to set away status should be changeable.
    Sometimes app displays the duration for how long the person is away and sometime it just displays away status. This should be controllable.

    29 votes
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  4. Make my status private

    I should be able to control what status I want displayed, including no status at all. I consider it a violation of my privacy that I can’t decline to display a status

    29 votes
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  5. Allow emotes with /me

    Most chat software allows this, we just moved from HipChat and really missing this feature.

    29 votes
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  6. 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

    29 votes
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  7. Teams and Skype for Business Don't Communicate Status / Presence

    My status / presence (Available, In a Meeting, Presenting, Away, Offline, etc.) does not sync between Skype for Business and Teams. Overall, this is cumbersome when I want to manually change my status, as I have to change it in two places.

    Furthermore, this is especially problematic with the "Presenting" and "Do Not Disturb" statuses. When I am sharing my screen in Teams, the "Presenting" / "Do Not Disturb" status is not conveyed to Skype (and vice versa), so pings from Skype will pop up when I am sharing my screen in Teams. This is incredibly disruptive to the audience…

    28 votes
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  8. 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.

    28 votes
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  9. Quick Access to another person's calendar

    Would be great if there were a way in teams to quickly view another person's calendar. Initial goal is to understand the person's next available time. It should initially present a the person's Calendar "Day View" as is the case for one's own calendar.
    I'm sure there would be other use cases for this as well.
    The attached screen print shows a mockup of the Contact Card form and how the access point/button could be located/placed.

    26 votes
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  10. Add the status for "Off work."

    The "off work" status was available in Skype for Business. This helps a leader identify which team members are temporarily out of office - "Away" status vs. which are gone for the day "Off work."

    25 votes
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  11. Sort Team Group Members by Indicator Status (Online, Offline)

    We hope to have a sorting for view member from Online to Offline

    25 votes
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  12. ooo status is stuck, it's not possible to update my status

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

    25 votes
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  13. Presence across Tenants

    Have presence across tenants. I am working with some users in one Teams site in one tenant but when I return to mine they cannot see my presence. Presence should be across tenant or configurable to be like that. Thanks

    25 votes
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  14. 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)

    25 votes
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  15. Allow hiding “Get app” “App” ”Help” options

    *English follows Japanese
    ■Title(件名):
    "アプリを入手" "アプリ" "ヘルプ" の各項目を非表示にできるようにしたい。

    Allow hiding “Get app” “App” ”Help” options


    ■Description(内容):
    Microsoft Teams の画面左下に表示される、"アプリを入手" "アプリ" "ヘルプ" の各項目を非表示に設定できるようにしたい。特に "アプリ" はストアアプリの為、ユーザーに対し制御できるようにしたい。

    The options displayed at the bottom left of Microsoft Teams screen, “Get app”,”Apps” and “Help”, should be hidden from users. Especially the “Apps” we need to hide it from users’ screens since those apps are the store apps.

    24 votes
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  16. Hide offline contacts

    I miss the functionality of Skype where you can hide all contacts that are not online. The skype groups are much cleaner and consists only of my online contacts. The rest are either away or offline. This function is a must in Teams or else the groups will be cluttered with all the different statuses mixed. You can't get a good overview.

    24 votes
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  17. Reset Status

    Where is the "Reset Status" option? When I go on DND, then I come back, how should I handle my status? This was straightforward in Skype for business with Reset Status.

    24 votes
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  18. 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.

    24 votes
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  19. Integrate status message and status

    When I set a status message, I also want to pick a status to go with it (available, busy, away, etc.). But that's not currently an option in the UI.

    "Clear status message after" should apply to this status. When the time is up, the status should go back to what it would have been.

    23 votes
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  20. external chat with more functionality

    Chat with external users needs to have added functionality in order to replace Skype for Business. Images, formatting and emojis are a bare minimum of what is to be expected in a modern application.

    23 votes
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