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  1. Literally copy slack, and stop trying to reinvent what someone else already perfected.

    This is seriously the worst chat app I've ever used, including the 4 or 5 apps that Google makes.

    12 votes
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      3 comments  ·  Desktop  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • Client-side debugging

      Get us some client side tools to analyze candidates

      11 votes
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        1 comment  ·  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)

        11 votes
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          2 comments  ·  Desktop  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • O365 Control Dashboard for Home users

          A single “control panel” dashboard including the app launcher, links to docs (both Murdock and user chosen), folder view, photos, place for important url’s, user chosen app launcher, indexed doc searchbox gathered from cloud storage, and Help dialog box.

          11 votes
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            3 comments  ·  Desktop  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • make teams desktop pop up and come to the front when new chat message comes in

            make teams desktop pop up and come to the front when new chat message comes in

            11 votes
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              0 comments  ·  Desktop  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • small window view needed - similar to IM

              Right now it's just annoying and clunky. I need something small that doesn't take up a ton of space. Already have tons of windows open on my computer.

              11 votes
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                0 comments  ·  Desktop  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              • Stay unread till pressed read botton

                When I go to Activity and press one of the new mention will automatically mark read on another thread's mention in the same channel which losts my attention. It is good to have a READ botton on the mention itself to manually mark as read, especially the mention was @ to me.

                11 votes
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                  3 comments  ·  Desktop  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • Option for Passive voice channels.

                  As an avid gamer, I feel like we gamers are very good at collaboration.
                  I would like to have a voice channel much like to see a passive voice channel where your team members can join and passively talk to each other as they work Much like how discord or team speak works in addition to what already exist in teams. This also will break up the monotony of needing excessive Skype meetings. For people whom work in the department, but are Geographically separated, and cant getup from their desk to just ask a teammate a simple question.

                  10 votes
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                    3 comments  ·  Desktop  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • why can you not delet chat's and it's messages?

                    why can you not delet chat's and it's messages?

                    10 votes
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                      1 comment  ·  Desktop  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • Can we open more than one window in Teams?

                      Would like to open several windows in Teams? Is this possible?

                      10 votes
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                        0 comments  ·  Desktop  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • Please make available of changing color fonts while chatting

                        Please make available of changing color fonts while chatting permaanetly.

                        10 votes
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                          0 comments  ·  Desktop  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • Modern Authentication

                          A message always comes up saying "modern authentication has failed". I close this window and the app signs in.
                          Can there just be an option to disable "modern authentication".
                          The regular sign in works :).

                          10 votes
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                            2 comments  ·  Desktop  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • Can't shift click to move and it opens off screen when switching between work and home

                            Exactly as description says, can't use the shift right click on task bar trick to move a window that opened off screen for some reason. Please fix that or make sure the title bar is on screen!!

                            10 votes
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                              1 comment  ·  Desktop  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            • Better integration with Twitter

                              Better integration with Twitter.
                              For example, when creating a connector for Twitter.
                              I would like to have an easy way of selecting all the people I follow instead of adding them one by one.

                              10 votes
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                                8 comments  ·  Desktop  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                              • Setting to not launch on startup

                                Give Teams the ability to not launch teams on startup and just have it minimize to tray

                                9 votes
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                                  1 comment  ·  Desktop  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                • Messages get lost, and hard to search the conversation

                                  Messages get lost, and hard to search the conversation. if user can quickly search by keyword, and messages load faster, it would be great

                                  9 votes
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                                    0 comments  ·  Desktop  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                  • add planner dashboard

                                    would like to add planner icon under files or in the same nav

                                    would like to be able to manage all my plans across varying teams and channels , additionally would like to see my "todo" list from outlook in this view

                                    to create a centralized screen to work from

                                    having to jump into so many different planners to check for work to do is counter productive, and jumping into the web portal is not a very attractive solution, especially if we're aiming to keep users in the teams application

                                    9 votes
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                                      1 comment  ·  Desktop  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                    • Desktop icon keeps coming back

                                      Seems like whenever Teams does an auto-update, a shortcut is always put on my desktop.

                                      Stop. Doing. This.

                                      9 votes
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                                        2 comments  ·  Desktop  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                      • Preview Text file in Microsoft Teams app of Windows

                                        I want to preview Text file on SharePoint documents in Microsoft Teams app of Windows version.
                                        Now Microsoft Teams app open Microsoft Edge for preview text file.
                                        By the way, can preview Excel file, Word file, PowerPoint file in app without opening Microsoft Edge.

                                        So, I want to preview in Microsoft Teams app

                                        9 votes
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                                          0 comments  ·  Desktop  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                        • multiple

                                          Allow to open multiple windows.
                                          Want to use two accounts(one for private, one for work) simultaneously.

                                          Or want to check a message while viewing another message.

                                          8 votes
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                                            3 comments  ·  Desktop  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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