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  1. Importing from Slack, Hipchat, Flowdock, Basecamp, etc.

    Hi,
    We are using Slack for a long time and now we are thinking to transition to MS Teams. In Slack it is possible to export all channel content's in JSON with links to files uploaded to slack.
    It could be very useful to have the ability to import the slack history into MS teams.

    1,124 votes
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    • Developer API to read/create teams and channels in them.

      Slack has dev api to list teams/channels and perform bunch of management operations. It would be great if there's something similar available in Microsoft Teams as well.

      522 votes
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      • App connector to FreshService as well as FreshDesk

        You connected to FreshDesk, why not FreshService?

        I imagine it's very similar. FreshDesk is designed for customer based support teams, FreshService is based for internal IT - which means you'll be hitting a demographic of IT admins who are already mostly Windows based.

        8 votes
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        • Block students from chatting with other students but allowed to chat with Teachers

          Block students from chatting with other students but allowed to chat with Teachers

          7 votes
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          • Teams doesn't appear when using alt-tab to switch between windows

            With the Teams window open I was using Alt-tab to switch between a word doc and Teams, but Teams isn't in the display of open windows when using Alt-tab. Another colleagues laptop does the same thing. Windows build is Microsoft Windows [Version 10.0.16299.309]

            7 votes
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            • Deploy teams as part of ODT

              Can Teams be included in ODT deployment just as rest of the Office ProPlus apps?

              6 votes
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              • Buy slack,!

                Buy slack

                6 votes
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                • Disable USB GPO Not Working with Windows 10 Pro N Edition

                  I have a Group Policy setting configured to Deny Read/Write access to USB drives on all computers. It is applied to the correct OU's, it is not filtered out, and I can see via RSOP & gpresult that this setting is correctly applied to the PCs.

                  However, some Windows 10 PC's do not apply this setting and USB devices can still be accessed regardless of what the GPO settings are.

                  Recently, somebody responded to a post I had made on another site and he was able to identify the issue.

                  As it turns out, the service, Portable Device Enumerator Service,…

                  4 votes
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                  • Ability to determine inactive users

                    It would be good to have a quick and easy way for Admins and more importantly owners of Teams to quickly see anyone that is not really making use of the Team or contributing to it and therefore make an informed decision as to whether or not to remove them.

                    4 votes
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                    • Support Microsoft Teams client on Windows Server

                      Currently Microsoft Teams is not officially supported on Windows Server operating systems. This idea is to officially support Teams on Server OSs. For reference, see: https://github.com/MicrosoftDocs/OfficeDocs-SkypeForBusiness/issues/102

                      4 votes
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                      • Add Option to set Channel Favourites via PowerShell

                        Please add an option to the "New-TeamChannel" and "Sew-TeamChannel" to enable us setting a specific or a new channel as a favourite for the entire team.

                        This is extremely important to us; We're planning to move from an open source solution to Microsoft Teams for our students (approx. 400 teachers and 5000 students here). Setting channel favourites seems silly, but is absolutely necessary for us. Not having the possibility to set channel favourites could be a reason NOT to move to Microsoft Teams.

                        Please add this feature as soon as possible; The rollout should start within 4.5 weeks.

                        See: https://github.com/MicrosoftDocs/office-docs-powershell/issues/1220

                        4 votes
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                        • Incoming Webhook Card Images

                          Using intranet images doesn't work. Using data URIs is not ideal. Please provide another way to include images that does not rely on a public-facing web server.

                          4 votes
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                          • Would like to move from Slack but not possible with Free Teams.

                            I have 4 365 licenses for engineering to use to test apps. Now the rest of the company in same domain cannot have free teams. Must buy a license for all employees. We were hoping to move from Slack but are now forced to stay with Slack. Please fix licensing!!

                            3 votes
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                            • 2 votes
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                              • login functionality is spotty at best. Often doesn't login. Forgets all settings when it does finally login. Please fix this!

                                Login often errors out upon network change. When it does login, all settings are gone. Please fix this bug.

                                2 votes
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                                • make it useable

                                  horrible layout and use of screen space. Looks clumsy and messy. Chats not organized. Things are all over the place. Files opens sharepoint. Notes opens one note. its a frankenstein. Looks dated and cluncky. Things are slow. In a nutshell, a big turn off. Please dont force this on us.

                                  2 votes
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                                  • Incoming Webhook Card POST to intranet

                                    The HttpPost action doesn't support intranet URLs. It would be nice if there was an action or flag that allowed it.

                                    2 votes
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                                    • Why use AWS for a Microsoft product?

                                      Use a MS cloud for a MS product. Don’t need another cloud with questionable security to be added into the mix.

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                                      • Deployment

                                        Requesting that the Microsoft Teams team meet with the Microsoft ConfigMgr team to collaborate on a sustainable solution for managing Teams through the install and uninstall process on an Enterprise level.

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                                        • Remote Desktop Control in 1to1 chat

                                          Similar to Skype Teams should have remote desktop sharing with control ability in 1to1 chat. Having to start a meeting in order to share screen is not feasible at all times.

                                          Also there must be ability to share/invite users from outside organisation.

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