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  1. the teams status is broken

    sometimes the status of people just randomly change from in a meeting to offline or available to in a call or meeting so teachers sometimes mark students absent because of this

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  2. Turn off the chat and mute participants

    Allow teachers the ability to:
    - turn off the chat feature
    - turn off the private chat feature
    - keep all participants muted

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  3. Enable App use in Private Channels

    When within private channels, many useful apps are disabled (Praise, Forms, Polls, Reflect) which would be very beneficial for use with small group instruction. I would love if these apps would be enabled for use when in a private channel, just as they are available in the public channels.

    13 votes

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  4. Volume

    You should add a setting in which we can adjust the meeting volume ONLY. It will not adjust the volume of the whole device.

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  5. Block and Mute

    add a block feather or mute feature,
    what's the point of the mute button when the other end can unmute?
    I have a classmate who non-stop interrupting the class
    I tried muting him but he got a notification and kept unmuting
    so tell me who's genius idea it is?

    Here's an idea, when I mute someone, they will not see the notice, on my end I will not hear his voice, while others who didn't mute him can hear him. that will be very useful.

    What about someone who is harassing me on teams, why is there no block button…

    13 votes

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  6. Use of Powerpoint - Audio files - Video

    Please could you make it easier for us to be able to share audio files and video from various sources with our students. We use audio and video files all the time in a lesson and at the moment the share / not share way of doing this is very clunky and time consuming in a lesson. If there could be a way of simplifying this, it would be very much appreciated. Or is there a way of simply doing this that we are not aware of? When we teach, we use multiple documents and audio / video all the…

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  7. Be able to pin own video.

    The ability to pin your own video so you can see what you are doing and so you can see what the kids are seeing!

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  8. HAVE BACKGROUND OPTIONS AVAILABLE FOR EVERYONE

    MS TEAMS SHOULD HAVE BACKGROUND SETTINGS FOR EVERYONE.

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  9. Meeting Recording Disclaimer

    Meeting Recording Disclaimer

    With the roll out of MS Teams to the college our legal department has asked to include a disclaimer that will reach 100% of meeting participants (internal & external). One way that would meet this need would be to allow customization and or addition of the institution's disclaimer to the "banner/notification" that appears when a meeting recording is initiated.

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  10. Assignment with notification

    I believe we should have notifications on saying hey your geometry assignment is due at 6:00 tonight. Because my class always forgets what's assigned. I also feel like we should just have one assignment tab for all classes that would make it easier to see all the assignment than having to click each different class.

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  11. Foreground

    Add a foreground option. Just how there is an option to set a background, there can be an option to set a foreground that covers the person

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  12. Additional user type in team for a class

    I have created a team for a class that I am teaching. It will be very useful to enrol some users as TAs (teaching assistants). I would like to give these users privileges to grade and edit the assignment scores but will prefer that privileges for creating or deleting an assignment or editing the team settings to be with the owner. Several instructors in my university also face the same situation.

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  13. Integrate Teams into MS Outlook (similar to SKYPE)

    It would be nice if we could see online status through teams in outlook the same way we can see that information when using SKYPE. For instance, when my skype is open, if I'm sending a team email, there is a small square to the left of each recipient and it shows me if they are available, away, or offline. Having this functionality when using teams with MS outlook would be very helpful.

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  14. Uptime Robot Connector is needed.

    Slack has one for Uptime Robot to allow for the bot to post to a specific channel when a website goes down.

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  15. meeting attendance should allow us to change how names show up (to be last, first name )

    To allow us teachers to choice which way the names show up. Most of them show up as first , last name and for when we do attendance it goes by last name , first name so we should be able to pick the way the attendance names show up on the downloaded copy instead of having to take time to change the order

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  16. Pictures as answer choices in Forms

    I need pictures to be able to be answer choices in Microsoft Forms. If I ask a student to choose which graph represents the information, I need to be able to have those graphs be answer choices.

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  17. Make Virtual Background available for all microsoft/Windows versions

    Please make virtual background available for all versions as a student sometimes my room is messy and I cant keep my video off in every lecture .

    12 votes

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  18. backround

    give background effects in every device and give students th options to call and chat and put some new background effects pls

    12 votes

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  19. Xbox One App

    I would love to have a Teams app on my Xbox One using Kinect or whatever webcam one may have connected to their Xbox.

    Thanks!

    12 votes

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  20. Improved audit reporting of meeting attendance but specifically actions removing people from meetings affecting meetings.

    We have users running over 5000 teams across 300 staff and 13000 students, generally without issue. We've seen the current way of getting an audit of meeting joiners and leavers via compliance: https://techcommunity.microsoft.com/t5/microsoft-teams-blog/microsoft-teams-launches-ediscovery-for-calling-and-meetings/ba-p/210947 which is ok but is not fed out in the Office 365 audit log (whcih we export for audit purposes) nor does it reflect key actions in a meeting

    We've occasionally had issues where students have forcibly removed others from group meetings, while other Uservoices request making this feature optional I'm nore coming from the angle we need to have an audit log of those key actions…

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