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  1. Allow users to create a link to a folder from a conversation

    At the moment from within a conversation I seem to only be able to link to a file that is held in the files area of a channel in Teams. I would like to be able to put a link in to a folder. For example you might have several files from a presentation that you want to share, and you have grouped these into a folder within Teams

    3 votes
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  2. Improve Google Drive integration

    Improve the Google Drive integration. Often we can't open a Google Drive file within Teams, even if someone (such as myself) has posted it there, and shared it. Please make this work!

    6 votes
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  3. Inserting files into the Teams OneNote from the Teams Files area.

    To be able to insert files directly from the Teams 'Files' area within the Teams 'OneNote'. Presently this can only be done by downloading and then uploading.

    7 votes
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  4. printing from teams Files tab

    printing from teams
    It would be nice if it was posible to print directly from teams.
    i have an pdf in my files under a team, but to print it i need to download it to my machine and open and print it here.

    77 votes
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  5. Drag and Drop Files into Folders within a Team

    Teams is the only technology I know of that doesn't allow the user to drag and drop files into folders on the desktop version.

    This would save me lots of time and clicking.

    17 votes
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  6. Archiving Groups

    My manager accidentally disbanded our group/team. Now all the conversation and files we had uploaded are all gone. Being able to archive that info and to restore or merge it to another group would be very helpful.

    9 votes
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  7. computer at work

    My personal files are made from home PCs that appear on the computer at work.
    I find it hard to control personal files and shared files.
    I think there should be a symbol or a prominent display option on the menu bar.

    5 votes
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  8. File folders in Teams: same functionality as Windows Explorer


    • Adding columns (e.g. author of the file) is not possible

    • Changing width of colums not possible

    • Sorting files of a folder has to be redone everytime you opened one of the files

    • ...

    6 votes
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  9. Files Shared with you on One Drive

    Before we found out about Microsoft Teams, my teammate shared a One Drive folder with all the members of our team so that we can share and store our deliverables in a centralized storage.

    After we found out about Microsoft Team, we wanted to still be able to access the shared One Drive within Microsoft Team so that we will not need to work with 2 separate platforms to store our deliverables.

    8 votes
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  10. copy and paste files

    fairly simple, but essential for file management with multiple classes!

    3 votes
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  11. Option to load a FILE to multiple TEAMS at one time istead of repeating the process again and again.

    A lot of wasted time reposting the same information to multiple TEAMS (aka Classes) Should have option to click to post files to multiple TEAMS (or classes) with a simple click.

    4 votes
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  12. Can I get notification when new files are added to a channel I am following?

    I would like to know when someone modifies files or uploads new files in the channels I am following

    3 votes
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  13. Remove default tabs - build custom channel

    i would like te be able to remove the default tabs (Conversations, Files, Wiki) from a channel.

    So i can build a fully custom channel

    54 votes
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  14. Time on files

    It would be better if in files when we upload something, it should say the exact time that we upload that, no like 1 hour ago, etc..
    it helps the teacher see if the student upload the work in time

    1 vote
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  15. Files should be divided by team!

    Files should be divided by team! Why can't I organize my files based on the team they're associated with?

    2 votes
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  16. In the team section-

    you should be able to invitie certain people to folders created in the fole section. Files the entire team can see and files only individual people can see on the team.

    1 vote
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  18. Drag and Drop Files

    Please can you add the facility to drag and drop files out of teams application rather than needing to download them.drag and drop files out of teams rather than needing to download them. It would be really helpful if you could make the files tab act more like explorer in the way it handles files.

    38 votes
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  19. Allow an existing Sharepoint to mapped to the team file tabe

    Our organization works on SharePoint. We like the look of Teams but need files to work directly with SharePoint. While Teams is intended for a wide audience that may not have SharePoint Licenses, i.e. Students in a class, it would be nice to allow Teams creators to link the Files tab to an existing SharePoint or at the very least be able to delete/hide the files tab.

    7 votes
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  20. A counter to see how many students have downloaded a file in Teams

    It would be great to have a counter to see how many students have downloaded a files or viewed a file I have uploaded as the teacher into the files section of Teams

    6 votes
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