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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.

    232 votes
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    38 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. Meeting Minutes Tool

    It would be great to have the ability to have a meeting minutes tool included in OneNote that documents who is saying what and logs all of the conversations in chat, saves a recording, and has a file share library associated to each meeting, then it can be filed with other meetings or projects so everything is in one place.

    211 votes
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    10 comments  ·  Meetings  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  3. Sway in "+" tab

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

    192 votes
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    under review  ·  37 comments  ·  Tabs  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  4. 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.

    184 votes
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    under review  ·  13 comments  ·  Developer Platform  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  5. Microsoft Teams download banner / popup needs to be removed

    When a user in the Office 365 environment wants to use the web version http://teams.microsoft.com, a popup message is visible at the upper area with a prompt to install the client version:
    “Want an even faster, more collaborative experience? Download the desktop app.” By several given security compliance requirements in big IT environments, the users shouldn’t be able to install any additional software at their PCs. This popup is confusing the web-only Teams user and also it makes the software deployment team nervous.

    170 votes
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    under review  ·  34 comments  ·  Notifications  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  6. Allow users to enable push to talk in group meetings

    Allow the users to configure to enable push to talk in group meetings.

    170 votes
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    21 comments  ·  Meetings  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    under review  ·  Warren responded

    This request is still under review. No new status update at this time.
    -Warren

  7. 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…

    168 votes
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  8. 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.

    144 votes
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    under review  ·  14 comments  ·  Planner  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  9. 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!

    142 votes
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    under review  ·  11 comments  ·  Planner  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  10. Windows 10 My People/People bar integration

    Teams integration for direct personal messaging into Windows 10 "My People" People bar would be awesome.

    https://developer.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/projects/events/build/2017/my-people-the-taskbar-is-a-window-to-your-app

    136 votes
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    12 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

  11. 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.

    136 votes
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    under review  ·  5 comments  ·  Planner  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  12. 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.

    134 votes
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    12 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

  13. 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.

    133 votes
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    15 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

  14. 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.

    129 votes
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    under review  ·  8 comments  ·  Guest Access  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  15. 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.

    119 votes
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    12 comments  ·  Mobile  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  16. Integrate the client login with Office 365

    Integrate the client login with Office 365, similar to the integration of OneNote, Word, and Excel. This utilizes the current login information instead of prompting the user for credentials each time the client is started.

    109 votes
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    7 comments  ·  Desktop  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    under review  ·  Warren responded

    This request is now under review by the feature team.

    Thank you for the suggestions!
    -Warren

  17. Follow Up Ability

    There should be an ability to make anything in Teams a follow up task (possibly link it to planner). If someone posts something, I want to be take that post and create a task with it for follow up. With this, similar to Outlook's summary page - I want a summary page in Teams, such as ALL current open tasks, new unread messages, etc.

    108 votes
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    under review  ·  12 comments  ·  Planner  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  18. Include Yammer as a Office365 App like Planer

    Connector or App Integration for Yammer

    103 votes
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    17 comments  ·  Tabs  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    under review  ·  Warren responded

    This request is still under review by the feature team. No additional details are available. I will keep asking and hope to have more details soon.

    -Warren

  19. Don't hide channels in the "More channels" dropdown when there is space to display them

    If there's only one more channel, it doesn't make sense to hide it behind a "More channels dropdown", you're not saving any space. I've noticed this with a few things in Teams, if there is room to display all of the channels vertically, or very few extra channels, it's bad UX to hide them behind a link.

    101 votes
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    15 comments  ·  Teams and Channels  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  20. stop suggesting the mobile app

    Every time I start the desktop app I get a banner at the top suggesting the mobile app. Please make a way to disable ads.

    82 votes
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    5 comments  ·  Getting Started  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    under review  ·  Warren responded

    This request is still under review by the feature team.

    -Warren

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