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  1. search shared files in teams chat

    see all files & links that were sent in a team's chat

    11 votes

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  2. Make the Files Tab Files and Chat Files Tab Files consistent with each other

    When editing a common file between our team, we confused the files in the "File tab" and the "Chat File Tab" as being the same files. This caused some miscommunication between teammates and lead to a paper not fully integrated with each team member's ideas. I would really appreciate personally if Microsoft could make the files consistent among both tabs. Thank you!

    11 votes

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  3. Uploading Files from OneDrive

    When uploading files, the only place I can access my OneDrive (Sharepoint) is through an attachment in Conversations. Neither the Files tab at the top of the screen nor on the left side menu talks to my OneDrive. If Office 365 OneDrive can link via attachments in Conversations it should be an easy fix to link through the other two.

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  4. File additions across multiple teams.

    Could you please make it possible to add a file or folder to multiple teams at one time rather than adding them separately to each team. I teach 5 AP sections and they all work simultaneously. It takes time to add the same files to each class separately.

    10 votes

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  5. I would like to receive notifications when files are uploaded.

    As of right now, I receive no notifications when a file is uploaded. I searched notification settings and do not see this as an option. Please allow this option as it is a necessity for those of us who work remotely and need to share files.

    10 votes

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  6. Link to OneDrive Folder

    Please allow to add OneDrive specific folder to the "File" tab. Since some common teaching materials store in OneDrive / SharePoint document library appear in different teams.

    10 votes

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  7. 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

    10 votes

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  8. Users need method to open downloaded file/folder

    When one downloads a file in the desktop app, such as an image from a thread, a pop-up notification says that the file was downloaded, but gives no inkling of where it was downloaded to. Some of our less technical users will find this extremely befuddling. "Where did the file go? Maybe I need to click Download again. And again, and again... Now I'll call IT."

    Clicking the download notification should pop open Windows Explorer to the location that the file was saved in (i.e. Downloads), or open the new file itself.

    10 votes

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  9. Choose download location for files attached to a channel.

    Add a setting to be able to choose where you files should be downloaded, or at least prompt the user when a download is initiated.

    9 votes

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  10. Add Download Progress Meter.

    addition of download progress meter along with the separate folder for saved files and meeting recordings.

    9 votes

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  11. Dropping files in multiple teams at once

    Hello- I'm a former google classroom user trying to adjust to Microsoft teams. Maybe I'm missing it, but I would love the ability to post/upload in a channel to multiple classes at once

    9 votes

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  12. Open and work in multiple files simultaneously .

    Now you can only open and edit 1 file. it would be good to have like a pop-out window for files you are working on.

    9 votes

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  13. drag and drop files from teams into email

    Hi There,
    We use teams in my office as a file storage center. I know there is a sharepoint or one drive site behind it, however, it is hard that you cannot have a file in teams and then drag and drop into an email. Would love to have this ability.

    Thanks!

    9 votes

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  14. 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!

    9 votes

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  15. 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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  16. 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.

    9 votes

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  17. Add Playback speed for media files

    It would be great to have the option to either increase or decrease the playback speed of media files that are saved in the Files section of Teams. The build in media player has options for fullscreen and playback resolution, please add a speed option.

    8 votes

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  18. THERE SHOULD BE 'SEARCH' OPTION IN 'FILES' TAB

    I want to see something on files tab, but cannot see instantly. So I ask you to please add the search option in the Files tab. Please. If you want your project best, please add. My request!!! And also, if I will search a file, then I will know that that file has been moved to which channel or folder and also that is the file has deleted?? Please

    8 votes

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  19. PPSX files should open as a PPSX in tabs

    A PPSX file is a powerpoint that only opens as the "show" and not the powerpoint editor. It would be great to be able to post a PPSX file as a tab in teams. Right now my workaround is exporting the PPT as a PDF and using that as a tab. Not as elegant.

    8 votes

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  20. make the class materials folder accessible through teams on ANDROID

    I know this is available on IOS but it isn't currently on android

    8 votes

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    great news!  ·  Lauren Kuan responded

    I’m very happy to announce that the Class Materials folder is now available on iOS and Android devices! Go to the Microsoft Teams app to now see the Class Materials folder.

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