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  1. open in excel macos

    On Windows you can hit the ellipsis on a file in a channel and open it directly in Word, Excel or PowerPoint. On Macos that option is missing and you have to go through the tortuous process of "Open in Word Online", and then when that browser windows has opened, click "Edit in Word". It's a constant daily annoyance.

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    • Add an Option to stop sending Diag Data when using High $$ links

      My MAC is often connected to Internet through a costly satellite connection.
      Sending diag data, even in a 'basic' can easily cost about $100 a month (depending on Office usage...).
      I'd like to have an option to totally disable this data transmission.
      Or at least get some technical detail to adapt a firewall to block it.

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      • Remote control on macOS

        Allow me to use remote control when a colleague uses Microsoft Teams using macOS too. At this point, I can only remote control users sharing their screen from Windows.

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        • Remove the "hidden" Window for notifications on Mac OSX

          Currently when I click on the Window menu item, there is a permanent option in the list for "Microsoft Teams Notification". I assume if you used MacOSX notifications instead this may not be necessary. Is there some way to remove this otherwise? It doesn't actually do anything when you click on it.

          2 votes
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          • spacebar ≠ download

            Why would pressing the spacebar mean I want to download a file? In Finder on Mac, spacebar loads a quick preview of the file, so the Teams use of the spacebar is very odd, unexpected, and not at all useful.

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            • Add a progress bar to downloads

              Please add a progress bar in the Downloads/Files section. There is no way for me to know how far a download is and as you can imagine, downloading big files doesn't add to the overall user experience. I'm really trying to like this app... But the limited features just doesn't compare to competitors like Slack who design for users, not business.

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              • Mac: While Sharing Screen, allow interaction with Mac's Top Menu Bar

                This is less on an idea and more of just an issue: I was sharing my entire screen yesterday, had unpinned Microsoft Team's screen shot menu, and wanted to access some menu items in another application. But every time I moved my cursor to the Apple Menu area, the menu for Teams appeared. I had to stop sharing in order to access the menu items for that application (then reshare again to continue demoing). Please allow me to interact with the normal Mac Menu Bar while sharing my screen with Teams.

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                • Making it more collaborative with the app Magnet

                  I'm using Magnet (a screen split app), but the app doesn't split enough to use it on a standard Macebook 13.3 inch. It says it cannot be smaller, but there is still room left to make the app smaller (on a half screen Macbook)

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                  • Update iOS interface to be identical to PC interface

                    Update teams for IOS users to have the same capability as pc interface. I do not have the option to add additional items like One note etc

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                    • I would like to se the email account I'am logged in with

                      I would like to se the email account I'am logged in with

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                      • There seem to be some Mac compatibility issues, specifically with OneNote

                        It'd be great, as the Organizer/Leader/Creator of a team, to be able to set up my team's home page appropriately. I work on a Mac and cannot set up a OneNote tab.

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                        • Mac Thick Client Support Kerberos Auth

                          My work device is domain joined, I have a Kerberos TGT on my device, and it works just fine when I use my browser. Kerberos authentication then just works with our ADFS identity provider, and I log into Teams, Office 365, and a multitude of other SAML protected endpoints. No additional password required while I'm logged in and on network.

                          The Teams thick client however always prompts me for a username and password for our ADFS endpoint, in spite of being on network and logged in. It would be nice if the Teams thick client could leverage my kerberos authentication…

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                          • Would love to have an easy way to see who is in a given chanel already.

                            Would love to have an easy way to see who is in a given chanel already.

                            2 votes
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                            • Teams application auto start on macOS fails

                              Teams starts and gives up far too soon on the Mac. It should check that the site needed is reachable before failing or fail silently if it's starting as soon as you log in to the Mac.

                              Whether you have a captive portal or the app starts and fails before WiFi can join a network - teams never fails to show me a "you've had an error" screen when logging in to my mac in the AM.

                              2 votes
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                              • Open in background

                                Teams is the only program I use in OS X, that will put itself over top of other windows when it's launched after I switch back to another application. Most of the time I just need teams to run in the background when I use it and this is a big annoyance for me. It reminds me of when I used Windows 2000 as a primary OS. Please fix this.

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                                • IPadPro

                                  I want my iPadPro as functional as my laptop PC. My iPad is so much lighter to take with me the whole day.

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                                  • Avatars broken in macOS app

                                    User images (icons, avatars) added to O365 administration console or via the user through their outlook.office.com login show up in the web version of Teams, but are not being seen in the macOS application,Teams Version 1.0.00.26952

                                    2 votes
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                                    • Mac client loses all text and images

                                      Recently (since upgrading to High Sierra) I experience that all of a sudden all text and images are gone from the application.
                                      It still appears to work, you just can't see what you are doing anymore.
                                      When this happens, I have to close the app (Cmd+Q) and start it up again. Then it normally works for a while until it happens again.

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                                      • Don't quit the Mac client when the user closes the Window

                                        Every time the MacOS client window is closed, the app quits so Notifications are missed - I've never seen this problem in ANY native chat app.

                                        This is a Major usability problem due to missed notifications and untimely responses - we now typically use SMS on our phones as Teams notification are so unreliable, but that's really painful.

                                        This is one of the most basic, standard Mac OS behaviors from from almost the creation of MacOS.

                                        On March 16, 2017 there is a post in UserVoice that claims this issue was resolved and the issue was marked closed.
                                        The post…

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                                        • Outlook for Mac doesn't receive any Teams Channel meeting neither in email nor in the Outlook for Mac's Calendar. It works for Window though

                                          Most of our organisation users are on MAC. We have started a global team collaboration project using Teams Channels. Scheduling meetings in the Channels for MAC users are not user friendly. None of my Channel members get any notifications for the Teams Channel Meeting, nothing pop up in their calendars. They have to firstly log in the Teams and find out that meeting then manually Add to Calendar to allow the meeting to be shown and reminded!

                                          This is too manual and not user friendly at all.

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