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  1. Tag Files for Searchability

    As we upload files, it would be great to have the option to add Tags for the files. That way, when utilizing search, we could enter tags to be able to find results based on the tags specified.

    429 votes
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    24 comments  ·  Files  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    under review  ·  Warren responded

    This feature is still under review. The feature team is digging into the details but have not made a decision yet.

    -Warren

  2. 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.

    426 votes
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    73 comments  ·  Mobile  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  3. 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.

    420 votes
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    61 comments  ·  IP Phones  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  4. 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.

    419 votes
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    under review  ·  38 comments  ·  Planner  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  5. 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.

    415 votes
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    80 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

  6. Relax browser support check

    The current browser support check is too pessimistic and prevents some modern browsers from loading Microsoft Teams. For example, up-to-date Chrome on Ubuntu Linux is not considered a supported browser, even though changing the User-Agent string to Chrome on Windows allows Teams to load without any problems.

    Please consider a) just letting the browser try to load Teams, b) using feature detection instead of the User-Agent string, or c) blacklisting known broken browsers instead of whitelisting if the User-Agent string is used.

    411 votes
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    131 comments  ·  UX/Design  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    under review  ·  Warren responded

    This is still under review by the feature team. No new details yet.
    -Warren

  7. Automatic Mute Notifications When On Video or Audio Call

    Automatically mute all Teams notifications when on a video or audio conference call. Mute all notifications that are outside the conference call itself.

    381 votes
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    38 comments  ·  Notifications  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  8. 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.

    370 votes
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    54 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.

  9. 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…

    345 votes
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    under review  ·  52 comments  ·  Files  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  10. 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.

    342 votes
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    59 comments  ·  Calendar  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  11. Change the colour of Teams, the default purple is deterring everyone from even trying it, and refusing to move from Slack

    Basically anything but purple or variant of it
    Personally i like green, but variant of blue will also do

    319 votes
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    70 comments  ·  UX/Design  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  12. rearrange channel tabs

    Is it possible to rearrange tabs under a channel?

    297 votes
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    119 comments  ·  Tabs  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  13. 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!

    294 votes
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    under review  ·  25 comments  ·  Planner  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  14. Make quiet hours block incoming calls

    Please, add an option for the Quiet hours to block all phone calls in Teams. Why are there Quiet hours, if it still rings?

    Or enable the Busy Status to be time-bound, which should do the same job.

    283 votes
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    25 comments  ·  Mobile  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  15. 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.

    282 votes
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    under review  ·  19 comments  ·  Developer Platform  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  16. Sway in "+" tab

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

    274 votes
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    under review  ·  48 comments  ·  Tabs  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  17. 269 votes
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    46 comments  ·  Teams and Channels  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Thank you for your continued feedback. The feature team is reviewing this ask and working on a solution for team templates without content, as well as considering ways to create teams from template with content (i.e. files, etc.). We will share an update as soon as one is available.

  18. 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!

    257 votes
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    under review  ·  18 comments  ·  Search  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  19. Block specific phone numbers.

    Block specific phone numbers.

    255 votes
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    28 comments  ·  IT Pro  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  20. Barge, Whisper, Listen In

    I found a similar request for Skype here (https://www.skypefeedback.com/forums/299913-generally-available/suggestions/8900035-monitoring-features-silent-monitor-whisper-bar). I haven't been able to find documentation on implementation of the following so wanted to throw it out there just in case.

    1) Whisper - Managers or supervisors can tell agents what to say (advice or answers) without customer hearing them.

    2) Barge In - Managers or other users can jump on a call without permission from the original user to help with a call (especially useful in call center situations).

    3) Listen - Managers or other users can listen in on a call, given they have the access…

    244 votes
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    37 comments  ·  Calling  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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