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  1. Ability to hide or minimize gifs (at user level)

    I like a lot about Teams. However, one of the nice features of your main competitor is that on things like GIFs you can minimize them. GIFs are fun, but after the initial fun they are annoying to keep seeing auto playing in the feed. So a way to minimize them in the feed would be great.

    357 votes
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    63 comments  ·  Emojis and GIFs  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    under review  ·  Warren responded

    This feature request is still being reviewed by the feature team.

    -Warren

  2. Better Team Permission Control

    The current team settings are very bare-bones.

    For instance, there's a single permission that allows for adding/modifying/removing tabs. These should all be separate permissions.

    For the sake of usability, there could be a "master" permission for each piece of functionality (tabs, channels, connectors, etc...) and an expandable list of the sub-options where, if you didn't want to give a certain role all of the permissions for a certain functionality, you could give a role a subset of the create/modify/remove permissions.

    351 votes
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    16 comments  ·  Teams and Channels  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    under review  ·  Warren responded

    Thank you all very much for the great response. The survey is now closed. The feature team will be reviewing all the data that was gathered and responded based on the findings.
    Again, thank you for helping us make Microsoft Teams the best it can be.
    -Warren

  3. Provide audit trail for Planner task edits

    Changes can be made to the characteristics of a task, e.g., description or due date, without any audit trail. It would be extremely helpful to know which user made changes and when.

    321 votes
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    under review  ·  30 comments  ·  Planner  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  4. moving a document breaks link

    When we are sorting out our filing system in files, creating new folders to move and tidy up our document's this changes the location of the document and breaks any links you have previously sent to users also the link in the conversations. This is extremely unworkable for our organisation, we need to be able to upload and move documents. keeping the integrity of any previous links sent. For example if you attach a document to a channel, this does not go into a folder it just sits in files, when links are sent round for this document they are…

    306 votes
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    under review  ·  50 comments  ·  Files  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  5. BToE

    We need BToE support with our Polycom deskphones. Without it, we will have to always run Skype for Business side by side to sign in our users to the phones.

    300 votes
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    52 comments  ·  IP Phones  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  6. Support for Landscape mode in iOS/Android app

    Landscape support for iOS would be a real differentiation point to Slack. Slack lacks support for years now. Users of plus size devices would love to read and type to a channel. If you use a Plus size device in landscape and switch to Teams it is quiet annoying that the orientation switches to Portrait as well.

    284 votes
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    40 comments  ·  Mobile  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  7. Guests should be able to send files in private chats

    Guest can send files/images inside channels but not inside private chats. Without that feature the communication with external developers or testers is almost not possible or had to be done inside a channel, which would disturb other team members.

    276 votes
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    under review  ·  27 comments  ·  Guest Access  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  8. Sway in "+" tab

    There should be the option to add sway presentations in the "+" app tab

    255 votes
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    under review  ·  47 comments  ·  Tabs  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  9. Allow to post a reply to a conversation via REST

    Currently it is quite easy to start a conversation via the webhook of a channel.

    It would be great if the POST of this webhook would return an conversation id. This id could then be used in a subsequent request to reply to the initial conversation.

    247 votes
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    under review  ·  19 comments  ·  Developer Platform  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  10. Scheduled auto-post messages/notifications on channels

    Our teams posts routine updates/notifications on our channel (mainly posting who is the POC for the team on that day). It would be nice if we can schedule a specific message to be posted on specific timings (or even better if customizable messages for different timings) for automation.

    243 votes
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    29 comments  ·  Bots  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Putting this item under review so we can investigate the scenario. Currently you can use Flow to automate posting. DRI/POC can be maintained in a list or file and message can be sent to Teams channels at designated intervals. For schedules as mentioned you might also consider using the Shifts app inside of Teams. This would provide additional features like shift swapping, activity lists for each shift etc.

  11. Assigning a non-member to a task in planner adds them to the Team

    If you assign a person a task in planner who isn't a member of the team, they automatically get added to the team. There is a message which says non-member but I don't think this is clear enough.

    There should be another warning/pop up telling the user that if they assign a task to someone not on the team they will get added to the team. This is a security concern!

    240 votes
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    under review  ·  20 comments  ·  Planner  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  12. Search OneNote

    Hi Team,

    I created a OneNote Document in Teams. There's no option to search in that document. It requires to open document in OneNote online or OneNote application to be able to search.

    Please Fix this issue!

    205 votes
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    under review  ·  15 comments  ·  Search  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  13. Mulitple timezones in Meetings Tab

    My team is in multiple timezone. Therefore it would be great if I could see another timezone next to mine in the Meetings Tab, just like I can in Outlook.

    190 votes
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    30 comments  ·  Calendar  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  14. Allow for explicit Connector configuration (not possible in MS Teams because of O365 Groups drawbacks in this area

    Allow for explicit Connector configuration (not possible in MS Teams because of O365 Groups drawbacks in this area)

    Currently if you don't set Connetors in O365 Groups via powershell command to disabled you would have it fully open in O365 Groups.

    The MS Teams app suffers from this drawback because you cannot allow Connectors. On the MS Teams admin console it looks like one could control Connectors, but if you get the deeper dependency to O365 Groups and that the Setting there is "oversteering" MS Teams, you see all granularity is not helping you with Connectors.

    On Enterprise Level this…

    176 votes
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  15. Block specific phone numbers.

    Block specific phone numbers.

    167 votes
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    21 comments  ·  IT Pro  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  16. Important Message Notification

    Currently, there does not seem to be any notification on any platform when a message in a Team/Channel is marked Important. Please put an option to be notified for important messages, even if you aren't actually mentioned in the post.

    159 votes
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    17 comments  ·  Notifications  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    under review  ·  Warren responded

    This item is still under review by the feature team. I hope to have a decision soon to share with you.

    -Warren

  17. 157 votes
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    16 comments  ·  People  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    under review  ·  Warren responded

    The feature team is still discussing this suggestion. No decision has been made yet, but I’ll keep you posted.

    -Warren

  18. Integrate Delve Profiles in Teams

    Make Delve Profiles (own Profile and that of others) available in Teams and include profile content in Teams-Search.

    Delve Profiles are good fo showing skills and projects of our employees.

    But the Profiles and there information are not accessible in Teams which breaks our usecase.

    155 votes
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    under review  ·  12 comments  ·  Search  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  19. Support for planner charts

    It looks like in it's current "preview" form, the planner charts that show the circular "status" chart, the "members" bar chart, etc. are not present. It would be great to have these back for each plan that's being worked on. Our Teams use these quite a bit. Thanks.

    154 votes
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    under review  ·  5 comments  ·  Planner  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  20. Can incoming emails sent into a channel generate notifications the same way conversations do?

    If I'm following a channel I'd like to be able to receive notifications on ALL activity in that channel. The biggest thing that's missing is the ability to get banner notifications and a number in the Teams icon (like when someone posts a new conversation) for incoming emails to the channel.

    We want to have a group of people monitor automated alerts coming into a channel and respond to them but without notifications we have to keep bringing the Teams window up and manually checking it.

    148 votes
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    13 comments  ·  Messaging  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    under review  ·  Warren responded

    This feature request is still being reviewed by the feature team. No ETA for a decision yet.

    -Warren

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