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  1. Teams does not respect "Do Not Disturb" on MacOS.

    When I set my Mac to "DO NOT DISTURB" Teams still pops up notifications. This is really annoying when I'm sharing my screen in a meeting.

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    • Teams on Mac doesn't respect window hiding

      If the teams window is hidden on Mac (via cmd+h or by opt clicking on another window while the teams window is active) notifications will cause the window to become unhidden.

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      • Please add products updates into Microsoft AutoUpdate, like other Mac products

        Please add products updates for Teams, into Microsoft AutoUpdate, like other Mac products

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        • Presence/Status doesn't show 'Online' until activating the macOS app

          Often, the Teams app on macOS will show me as 'Away' after 3 mins of inactivity in the app, even though I'm still working on my computer. Doesn't realise that just because it's not the active window, that it doesn't mean I'm gone.

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          • Teams link will not resolve on Mac

            I have Teams installed on my Mac.  I coworker sent me a link to a file on a Teams site. When I click on the email link it launches a web browser window that encourages me to install the client version of Teams - which I am already using. There is no way I know to resolve the link - very frustrating.

            7 votes
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            • macOS teams client needs to support Conditional Access where we can block fat client but allow web only Teams

              Teams for MacOS client needs to support Conditional Access where we can block fat client but allow web only Teams access. Organizations that decide to block all local data due to industry regulations and compliance need this and often the executives are the most popular group to use MacOS devices

              6 votes
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              • Incorrect Time zone when I create a teams meetings in outlook for mac.

                Incorrect Time zone when I create a teams meetings in outlook for mac.
                My Mac OS/Outlook/Teams Time zone has been setting in Taipei (UTC+08:00),but when I creat a new meeting in Microsoft Teams,It will always show in UTC-06:00,How can I change the default setting?

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                  2 comments  ·  Mac  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • sound output mac

                  Video call sound comes out of standard speakers, and no way to change to what the system is configured for, like external speakers.

                  6 votes
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                    0 comments  ·  Mac  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • Don't punish Mac users, please.

                    I understand you'd like me to use Windows. But if you make your product available on Mac, I, as a Mac user, do think that it should work on Mac without annoying me with various kinds of hindrances and limitations. The thing is, annoying me will not make me a Windows user any more (I used to be a dedicated Microsoft-man for more than 25 years). Annoying me will just make me think Microsoft doesn't case about me.

                    6 votes
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                    • Support the apostrophe key on a Mac in spell checking

                      The current version doesn't seem to understand the ' key when doing spell checking. If I type the word "shouldn't" Teams marks "should'" as a spelling mistake. When I choose to correct this to "shouldn't" I end up with the word "shouldn't't". The same thing happens with doesn't and other words with ' in them.

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                      • scope a search to the current chat

                        Searching in teams is useful but it would be nice to be able to limit what actually gets searched.

                        I often find myself needing to scope my search to just a single chat. i.e. "I know <thing-i'm-looking-for> has been typed in the current chat, go and find it"

                        Please could you add this capability? i.e. Specify the scope of a search to just be the current chat.

                        5 votes
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                        • Teams client Mac asks way too often for two-factor (MS Authenticator) even when Macbook lid is closed

                          When my closed Macbook comes close to a new wifi, my MS Authenticator asks for "approval" on my Apple Watch. First it was confusing why someone tried to access my account until I realised that it was the Mac Teams client that tried to connect. Need teams to better handle authentication towards Office365 with two-factor authentication enabled.

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                          • Teams for Mac OS: allow for a (new) main window to be opened/created

                            The current Microsoft Teams has its main window disappear on me at least daily (and I'm not sure why that happens). The only way to get it back is to quit Teams and re-launch it.

                            Having a way to "File - New - Main Window" would be fabulous (short of figuring out why that main window goes away of course). This "Main window" exists for Outlook already.

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                            • Set availability to Away when the computer is locked (Mac)

                              Please add functionality to the Mac client to automatically set the status to Away when the computer is locked (Shift+Command+Q). It should then automatically switch back to Available when the computer is unlocked.

                              5 votes
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                              • Fix blurry font rendering on Mac

                                The font rendering in Mac Teams is different from other mac apps and makes it difficult to read text, especially if working with a lower resolution external screen.

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                                • Persistence and Notifications trouble on iOS/macOs

                                  For iOS/macOS desktop - data doesn’t persist for all messages. While in a menu i see too old messages, and after I enter a conversation - another pack of newer messages are loaded on fly so I need to scroll down to look at newest ones . Also there’s troubles with notifications many of which don’t appear at all

                                  5 votes
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                                  • mac graphic

                                    Teams Helper usually trigger the discrete graphic card on Macs with dual graphic cards. This leads to higher energy consumption.
                                    Could you please stick to the integrated graphic card in all cases?

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                                    • Using a Mac, the left-alt-2 key cannot be used to get the '@' character in the text fields in Teams for Mac.

                                      Please allow Mac users to obtain the @ character using left-alt/option-2, as all other applications for MacOS do. Now, only right-alt/option-2 works.

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                                      • Please make it possible to zoom in on the Mac client

                                        Most other Mac tools allow the user to Command+/Command- to zoom in on the screen. The fonts are really small for these old eyes of mine.

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                                        • Open eml file in Outlook when on macOS

                                          if there is an *.eml file in the channel file and its opened, it open up in Mac Mail rather then Outlook even though the default mail client is set to Outlook.

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