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  1. Fix Edit in Word/Excel - Currently not working

    When you have saved an excel/ word file in files section in teams then you click on the file and edit. The edit in word/excel online works but the edit in word/excel does nothing and does not open word/excel to edit the document. Desktop teams version is Microsoft Teams Version 1.0.00.10302 (64-bit). It was last updated on 4/21/17.

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      21 comments  ·  Desktop  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • hover

      Hover Options

      I suggest moving or removing the hover options on chat messages. The problem with them is that when you hover over the message, you can no longer highlight the covered-up portion of the message - which is a problem if you're trying to copy and paste something out of the chatbox, especially on shorter messages.

      See attached file (edited for privacy and informational purposes)

      47 votes
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        12 comments  ·  Desktop  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • Support for Citrix and RDS Environments

        Support for the desktop Teams application to be installed directly into Program Files and not into the users AppData.

        Currently this method is not viable for a RDS environment such as Citrix or Horizon View.

        46 votes
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          5 comments  ·  Desktop  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • Start calendar week on monday (or allow setting)

          Using the desktopversion, when I want to plan a meeting, my weeks start on Sunday. I'm used to weeks starting on Monday, so I spent half an hour planning (and replanning) meetings.

          41 votes
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            6 comments  ·  Desktop  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • Remote Support via Microsoft Teams

            Skype for Business offers the possibility to support colleagues remote instead of using Teamviewer.

            Normal Skype and Teamviewer are our current tools

            The remote support via Microsoft Teams would be another excellent reason why my colleagues should install Teams.

            41 votes
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              1 comment  ·  Desktop  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • Don't include Teams in task switcher when closed

              When Teams is running it always appears in my task switcher (ALT+TAB), even after I have closed the window.

              Steps:
              1. Open teams and log on.
              2. Make sure your settings are to keep the application running in close.
              3. Close the window. You should no longer see Teams in your taskbar, but you should still see the Teams notification icon in the system tray.
              4. Hold the ALT key and press TAB. Keep the ALT key pressed.

              The next window in the task switcher is Teams, even though the window has been closed.

              Worse yet - if I release…

              38 votes
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                10 comments  ·  Desktop  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              • Expired password login loop

                When I change my expired password in AD, and thus Office 365, Teams Desktop app asks me to login again. The app closes, re-opens and I get the same message. Loop. Cannot get to settings through normal method. Had to use the system tray icon to access settings to log out.

                37 votes
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                  12 comments  ·  Desktop  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • Teams should not be installed under %userprofile% but %program files% instead

                  Teams should not be installed under %userprofile% but %program files% instead

                  36 votes
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                    3 comments  ·  Desktop  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • 34 votes
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                      2 comments  ·  Desktop  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • Allow more proxy configuration

                      Teams automatically takes proxy configuration from browser and we want to change the configurations like in skype for consumer.

                      34 votes
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                        2 comments  ·  Desktop  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • resize sidebar

                        Sidebar is taking too much space. Can this be resizable? Loosing to much space

                        33 votes
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                          6 comments  ·  Desktop  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • alert notifications teams

                          Make alert notifications in "teams" not only in chat.

                          33 votes
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                            0 comments  ·  Desktop  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • Being able to open teams in multiple windows.

                            If I'm working on a file in teams, and then want to send a message, I don't want to have to get out of my file, go to chat and then go back to my file. I should be able to have multiple windows open (and spread them across my screen), dedicating one to chat's and the other to working on my relevant files.

                            32 votes
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                              1 comment  ·  Desktop  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            • Enable enterprise control for application install

                              Running a "stateless virtual desktops", has enabled our company of 5,000 staff to operate with 15 desktop support staff, which represents operational efficiency, cost saves, consistent patching and a consistent experience. Teams will not run in this environment because we can't App-V it and it gets installed in local data which is destroyed at logoff. We have a portfolio of 400 unique apps and Teams is the first which will not work and therefore cannot be deployed. Please make this enterprise ready...

                              32 votes
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                                2 comments  ·  Desktop  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                              • Organize teams

                                Not sure if this is out there but I think it would be very beneficial to be able to group teams into folders or groups. This would help our team a ton with organization.

                                31 votes
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                                  1 comment  ·  Desktop  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                • print task

                                  Ability to print the task screen would be great

                                  31 votes
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                                    3 comments  ·  Desktop  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                  • When using the Teams Desktop App, the App should not prompt you to download the Team Desktop App. Seriously, how narcissistic can an App be?

                                    When using the Teams Desktop App, the App should not prompt you to download the Team Desktop App. Seriously, how narcissistic can an App be?

                                    31 votes
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                                      7 comments  ·  Desktop  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                    • share desktop

                                      Hello ,
                                      I want to know if Teams will have the ability to remote shared desktop with out the need of video or voice call ?

                                      30 votes
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                                      • Screen Clipping Inserts

                                        Teams and Skype for Business need to have Screen Clipping as soon as possible. My team and I find this feature so helpful in Zoom.

                                        30 votes
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                                          4 comments  ·  Desktop  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                        • Teams app loosing connection

                                          The Teams app is loosing connection and has to be restarted. This seems to occur when on a wired network connection or wireless.

                                          29 votes
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