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  1. Guest registration for live events

    We have trouble introducing the live events feature if not every attendee is known. A solution would be, that additionally to the live event option "organization wide (registration required)" potential external viewer could register for the event, similar to the "Guest" registration for a team. So we can invite internal and external users and ensure that every viewer is known with name and email.

    2,527 votes

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    262 comments  ·  Live Events  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  2. Mass add users to a channel or team

    Please add mass add users to a channel or team.
    Like we use on other Office 365 services. email@domain;email@domain and (if possible) @everyone something like that.
    I'm using and loving Microsoft Teams :-)
    Thanks a lot.

    2,430 votes

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    449 comments  ·  Teams and Channels  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  3. 2,427 votes

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    on the backlog  ·  593 comments  ·  Calendar  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  4. Full Teams Client API including Call Control

    Microsoft Teams should have completed Client APIs so that third party apps can be created to fill specific needs.

    This API should allow call control of the Microsoft Teams application. Necessary call control features include:
    • dial/call
    • call answer
    • hang-up
    • hold/off hold
    • call transfer (all types: blind, consult, safe)
    • add participant
    • mute/unmute
    • park/unpark
    • call as a delegate
    Some general features include:
    • search contacts
    • get contact presence
    • get contact list folders/contacts
    • setup contact list folders/contacts
    • get/set my presence
    • get/set my note
    • get/set my delegates
    • get/set…

    2,423 votes

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    149 comments  ·  Calling  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  5. Allow multiple video/camera feeds at same time in Live events

    With everyone moving to remote these days, it's important for our executive team to provide the same sort of all-staff meeting experience. We currently use 3rd-party tools and want to use Teams, but the Q&A is a cumbersome experience AND our executive cannot each individually show their camera at the same time live as they are answering the questions that come in through the Q&A.

    This seems like a gimme sort of feature, but I can't find it anywhere.

    2,397 votes

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    154 comments  ·  Live Events  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  6. Let me @ Mention the user's first name instead of their DisplayName

    Hi,
    When mentioning someone with @, is it possible to use the user alias instead of the Display Name? In Slack for example, it is possible to choose whether to display the full name or the user name when being mentioned. Could be great to have it on MS Teams because it is shorter in messages where many mentions are provided.

    2,308 votes

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    under review  ·  173 comments  ·  People  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  7. 2,268 votes

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    305 comments  ·  Messaging  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  8. Alphabetical sort option for Teams

    Please consider including an option for viewing the teams in alphabetical order. Ideally, there should be a "Default" view which sorts all the teams in ascending order (A-Z) and an option to sort the teams based on most recent activity. Of course, this feature should also be pushed to the mobile app as well.

    2,165 votes

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    380 comments  ·  Teams and Channels  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  9. Custom Group Categories for Teams

    As I create more and more teams, I need to be able to group or categorize them. It seems like the only native groupings are "favorites" or "more". I would like to be able to create other categories. Once I get over 30 teams, grouping them into detailed categories is going to be imperative to stay organized.

    2,142 votes

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

    Still under review by the feature team. Nothing new to report at this time.

    -Warren

  10. slash commands are a must-have

    Slash commands for just about every type of function are a must have. They are familiar and easy to use without having to touch your mouse, they are UI-agnostic. Admittedly not terribly discoverable – but the UI is even worse, as their is no real option for auto-completion of UI elements, now is there?

    2,142 votes

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    88 comments  ·  PowerBar  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  11. Forwarding message feature!

    Title speaks for itself :) That would be really cool.

    Love you, MT!

    2,128 votes

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    286 comments  ·  Messaging  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    under review  ·  Warren responded

    This is still under review, no decision has been made. But I will keep following up with the feature team and providing them your feedback.

    -Warren

  12. Colour categories in Calendar

    It would be really useful for the Outlook colour categories to show in the Teams calendar. I rely heavily on these to make sense of my calendar with a large number of appointments and in the current release of calendar this will make me likely to still revert back to Outlook rather than use Teams for calendar management.

    2,115 votes

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    268 comments  ·  Calendar  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  13. See participants while sharing screen

    Currently, participants can see others while the screen is shared. But the presenter cannot. I would like it to be able to see participants while sharing my screen.

    2,108 votes

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    270 comments  ·  People  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  14. Voicemail on busy

    When someone calls me, either internally or externally, and I'm on another call, the default behavior should send the call to voicemail after popping a notification and perhaps a subtle ring. This business of ringing more than once when I'm on a call is not helpful.

    2,022 votes

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    249 comments  ·  Calling  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  15. Incorrect status in teams

    We have noticed that our Teams statuses are consistently incorrect. Even when some team members are active in Teams they are shown as "away" or "offline". For example, although I can see that my status is "active", my colleagues see my status as "offline".

    Can you please fix this bug?

    1,999 votes

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    613 comments  ·  Presence  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Hi — My apologies for the delay in updating this item. We rolled out a fix a year ago for a specific issue of status changing to away in Teams when you were still active on the device. We thought this had fixed the “incorrect status” issue. From comments below, it sounds like people are still seeing issues.

    If you are still having issues, it would be super helpful if you can capture logs by typing Ctrl + Shift + Alt + 1, and send the file from your downloads folder along with device info and detailed repro steps to teamsml@microsoft.com.

    Thanks all!

  16. Gantt view for Planner Tasks

    When using The planner tasks TAB, we would to have the possibility to have a gantt view of our planificated tasks

    1,988 votes

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    135 comments  ·  Planner  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    on the backlog  ·  Warren responded

    This request is still in the backlog, no new details are available at this time.

    I’ll continue to watch for new information from the feature team to share with you.
    -Warren

  17. Delete call history

    We should be able to delete call history to keep the UI clean and usable.

    1,988 votes

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  18. When granting access a Security group or Distribution list to a Team. Changes to the security groups/DL does not apply.

    When granting access a Security group or Distribution list to a Team. Changes to the security groups/DL does not apply. If a user leaves the company or if we have new users, it is a manual process to add or remove them from a Team. Since we can select a Security group or Distribution list, changes to either should be reflected on the Team members.

    1,983 votes

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    167 comments  ·  Teams and Channels  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    on the backlog  ·  Warren responded

    This feature request is still working its way through the backlog queue.

    -Warren

  19. Possibility to pause a video recording

    It would be great to have a possibility to pause and continue meeting recording.

    1,929 votes

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    355 comments  ·  Meetings  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  20. Ability to see the participant list while sharing my screen during a Team meeting.

    I often run meetings and need to share my screen. I need to be able to see the participant list while sharing my screen, which is currently not an option.

    1,908 votes

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