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  1. Option to stay in Files tab when selecting another channel

    When browsing through the files tab of a channel, you sometimes realise you need to look through other channels to find the files you are looking for. It would be good to be able to browse around the files tab of several channels without having it revert back to the conversations tab each time.

    8 votes

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  2. 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
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    8 votes

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  3. 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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  4. 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.

    8 votes

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  5. 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.

    7 votes

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  6. Channel selection when posting to multiple classes

    When assigning to multiple classes, allow teachers to post to the same channel within each class (i.e., Chapter 1 channel)

    7 votes

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  7. Hiding folders in class materials

    Hello, We are currently moving at the moment from Moodle to Teams. A lot of our staff are asking about being able to hide folders in teams until they are needed in the class materials section.

    Is this possible?

    7 votes

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  8. Add student and assignment name to Files uploaded by a student

    When a student uploads a file in Teams, the file keeps the random filename my student created. In many cases this is image.jpg or something like that. When you download the file, you end up with hundred of files with meaningless names. My students are 11, and they frequently forget to write their names.

    With turnitin.com, when you download student work, the account name of the student is automatically appended to the file name.

    It would be great if some kind of id information was appended to the filename so you could sort it easily.

    Also, it woud be nice…

    7 votes

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  9. with zoom , I was able to use my IPAD and /or phone as an external camera. I need to be able to do that with TEAMS..

    I need to be able to use my IPAD /phone as an external camera, and /or access the activities i have on my ipad so that I can use more materials when I am working one on one with a student. .

    7 votes

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  10. Sync with Teams Files to Local Machine

    There is a button in SharePoint that will sync a SharePoint folder with a local computer folder using the OneDrive Sync Client. To do this, I have to open Teams > Channel > Files tab > Open with SharePoint > Sign in > Sync > Choose subfolders to sync. Can that button in SharePoint simply be put into Teams?

    7 votes

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  11. Limit access to a folder (and the files within) to specific members of a team

    In some circumstances, there is data pertinent to the team's activities but the data contains sensitive information that should only be viewed by members with more seniority.

    It would be nice in a circumstance like this to create a folder and be able to adjust permissions to limit who can access and who can edit.

    7 votes

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  12. 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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  13. a hyperlink option in reply would be fantastic

    have the option to hyperlink files

    7 votes

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  14. 7 votes

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  15. Change Playback Speed for uploaded Vedios

    It would be great if we can increase/dec speed of video added in class material or files section.

    6 votes

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  16. 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.

    6 votes

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  17. Add Download Progress Meter.

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

    6 votes

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  18. recall One Note pages

    There needs to be a way to recall One Note pages as easily as distributing them. When I delete an assignment, I want it to automatically delete any One Note pages that were distributed with the assignment. Or, if I distribute a page to the Class Notebook, there should be an easy way to recall pages from student notebooks. Distributing pages in only a couple of clicks, but there is not option to recall or remove pages without going in to each students' notebook and deleting the pages manually. That is a huge amount of time with 150 student notebooks.

    6 votes

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  19. Private HIDDEN Folder for Teachers Only

    In files, there's a "Class Materials" folder that is a read-only folder. This folder is visible to all members of a channel.

    I want to request another shared folder that is private under "Class Materials" with the ability to view, read, and edit by teachers only. This folder should be HIDDEN from all students and only visible to teachers.

    6 votes

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  20. After clicking on the downloaded file icon, the file location should highlight the downloaded file.

    Currently clicking on 'file downloaded' only opens the destination folder, it doesn't highlight the actual file which has just been downloaded, which means we need to then do a search within the folder to find the downloaded file. Clicking on 'file downloaded' notification should take us directly to the destionation folder and the downloaded file should be highlighted for us to easily locate.

    6 votes

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