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  1. Make Class Materials folder accessible through Teams mobile apps

    Currently the Class Materials read only folder is not accessible in Teams IOS app

    160 votes
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    Thank you for everyone’s feedback. We are actively working on this. In the meantime, please use the desktop Teams app or the mobile SharePoint app to access Class Materials.
    (‘Class Materials’ can be found underneath Pages in SharePoint’s navigation.)

  2. Submitting of a task on a restricted network

    Can Microsoft make it possible to let users deliver tasks on a restricted network (when taking tests/exams) while access to chat/files (and such) in the Teams app still is restricted/unaccessable?

    118 votes
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    18 comments  ·  Assignments & Grades  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  3. Rubric should calculate partial points

    If my rubric contains partial credit, such as 0.5 points for an answer that is somewhat correct, the rubric does not calculate the partial points. It rounds down to the nearest whole number. If Teams is going to allow me to put 0.5 points in as a potential score for a category, it should calculate it correctly.

    22 votes
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  4. Allow for planner to be a tab in a private channel

    We love the new feature to have private channels within a team although at the moment we aren't able to add a Planner as a tab within a private channel. This would be great otherwise a few of our team members need to create a separate team in order to achieve this.

    18 votes
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  5. private channels need to be able to schedule meetings and record the video of the meeting.

    private channels need to be able to schedule meetings and record the video of the meeting.

    13 votes
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  6. Manage Team Analytics improved date ranges

    Under manage team you are able to see an analytics tab. It would be beneficial for this to have a significantly increased date range to choose from, and also the ability to select between date ranges. This is a really helpful feature.

    9 votes
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  7. Disable @Team / @Channel mentions only for Members, not Owners

    There's an option to disable @Team / @Channel mentions for Members, but this also includes Owners (although Owners are still considered Members of a Team, these options are confusing with their text) - If there could be an option for only Owners to do all Team / Channel mentions.

    Ex.
    [ ] Disable @Team for Members
    [ ] Disable @Channel for Members
    [ ] Disable @Team for everyone
    [ ] Disable @Channel for everyone
    [ ] Disable @Mentions for Members
    [ ] Disable @Mentions for everyone

    11 votes
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  8. Blinking Notification on Teams Taskbar

    When receiving a IM message within Teams, it would be nice for one of the settings to be a blinking notification in the task bar after the original message pops on the screen. Similar to Skype for Business, it would draw my attention to the fact that I have a pending message. It would be nice for that to be a feature under each notification section so someone could turn that on and be alerted with a blinking update notification.

    23 votes
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  9. More background options for Announcement banners in the Conversation Tab

    It would be great to have more background options for the Announcements I post in the Conversations tab on Teams. I enjoy the current options, but can only post the fire-breathing dragon so many times before it is no longer novel and eye-catching.

    12 votes
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  10. video

    I would like to be able to see video from all participants in a meeting/ call at the same time. Currently in a Teams call, we can only see a few participants video stream even if there are many more on the call.

    12 votes
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  11. Export grades from Microsoft Teams to Excel with SIS ID

    Please add the ability to select fields such as SIS ID when we export assignment grades from teams. We need to be able to export our grade file with an SIS ID in order to import it directly into our SIS.

    5 votes
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  12. include English (UK) keyboard language

    currently, you cannot set your default language to English (UK), this means that while writing up notes etc. red underlines appear non-stop telling me I am spelling things wrong because UK uses an 's' while the US use a 'z'

    5 votes
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  13. Teams overview landing page/tab

    When clicking on a teams in MS Teams, rather than land in the General channel smack bang in the middle of conversations, can each team have an overview tab, outlining most active conversation, most recent files, most active members, a channel message pinned at the top, tasks, etc

    10 votes
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  14. Multiple Screen Share

    In Teams you can only share one screen at a time. I work in an office where we use 2-3 screens. Being able to share multiple screens at one time would be very beneficial.

    14 votes
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  15. allow channel moderators to delete messages, manage the file section, and create and remove tabs

    Teams currently has a section in settings where you can set various permissions for members. It would be nice to have the same settings for a moderator in a channel. For example, allow moderators to create and remove tabs, manage the file section i.e. create, upload, and delete files, and allow moderators to approve messages from members before they are posted in a channel, as well as delete messages.

    8 votes
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  16. Making a Team: which option do I pick? (reducing failure demand)

    In an education tenant, we get four options for Teams: Class, PLC, Staff, and Other (the option formerly known as Anyone).

    It would be really useful if:


    1. There could be a hyperlink below the options that said something like "Not sure what to pick? Click here to find out more." That could go by default to the Microsoft article.


    2. If that URL could be customised to point to a URL of the tenant admin's choice, that would be excellent.


    We're seeing people getting confused by the options and once you've created your Team, you cannot change it. This causes calls…

    13 votes
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  17. The class code is to difficulte to create - there are too many clicks

    This is a feature that teachers use often and today we need to make to many clicks to create a class code.
    this feature should be 2 clicks Max (like = to click the teams '3 dots' > 'create class code')

    5 votes
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  18. show on card

    Can only pick one tick box to show on card out of the options "notes" and "Checklists:. I think in some instances it could be beneficial to have both notes and checklist available to see from the board view.

    9 votes
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  19. When users visit the Notebook tab in a Team and access different sections or pages, then move to a different tab or channel, they should be

    If I access the Class/Staff Notebook tab and go to a specific section or page, if I leave that tab and then return to it, I would like the last page/section visited to display (not the Welcome to Class Notebook landing page).

    4 votes
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  20. Shifts Clock on Desktop

    The time clock function on Shifts is only functional for mobile devices. We cannot ask our employees to use their personal phones or data in order to clock in/out. Additionally, this also assumes the privilege that front line employees have a smart phone with app capabilities. Can we please have the clock in/out function be workable for a desktop PC?

    14 votes
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