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  1. It would be awesome if we could have a Microsoft Forms tab for Microsoft Team channels

    Microsoft Forms for Microsoft Team channels would be incredibly handy!

    61 votes
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  2. 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.

    13 votes
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  3. Sorting Options for Member List in Teams

    For a school using Teams as an online classroom, having the member list organized by first name is really difficult. As we add and remove students as they change classes, its very difficult to compare to our printed class lists. What should be a quick glance takes quite a while.

    Perhaps you could give the option to sort by first or last name.

    (In the Assignments section they are alphabetized by last name, which is awesome. Very helpful)

    10 votes
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  4. 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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  5. Duplicating a Team with existing files and content (creating a template course)

    It would be nice to be able duplicate files and content as well from a previous Team (something that can be done now on Google Classroom). As it is now, one can duplicate a Team but is an empty shell. Having the possibility to duplicate all the files and other materials (minus students and assignments) could help curriculum managers create course templates for their teachers. This would speed up the Team creation process, especially for those courses that are frequently repeated within one academic year and for those colleges that have hundreds of short courses that repeat every term.

    7 votes
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  6. Private Channel / Folder for Teacher(s) within Class Teams

    Within a Team created for Class use, there should be an option for a private channel / folder for the Teacher(s) to store resources etc used with that class.

    7 votes
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  7. 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.

    6 votes
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  8. Assigning permissions to Channels

    It would be very useful if we can assigning permissions at Channels level to staff that are not part of the Team, or assign permissions within the Team to specific Channels.

    2 votes
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  9. Change Team icon

    Make it easy to change the icon for a team to a custom icon. Right-clicking just brings up "Copy image" and clicking the ellipsis does not show a feature to change the icon.

    2 votes
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  10. Teams does not change my status to Busy when I join a Zoom meeting, even if that meeting is on my calendar.

    Have Teams change my status to busy to match appointment designation in my Outlook Calendar.
    Also provide a Do Not Disturb status option.

    1 vote
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  11. Teacher-only teams

    It would be great if teachers can create teacher-only teams to avoid accidentally sharing inappropriate contents/conversations with students.
    To be precise, you should get an error message when you (mistakenly) try to add a student to a teacher-only team.

    1 vote
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  12. Name abbreviations

    The names in feeds appear to have changed to first name initial and then last name - or simply first and middle name initials.
    This is very confusing with similar initials. Please revert back to showing first and last names.

    1 vote
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  13. Kids can create Teams

    You can make it where kids can create Teams that way if people need help with something they go to the team and type it in. It can be a way for Kids to communicate with other children.

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  14. read only

    It would be great to have the option to add someone as a Read-Only member of teams (similar to Google's Viewer user type).

    1 vote
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  15. Please add the ability to add a Google Shared Drive to MS Teams files section

    Please add the ability to add a Google Shared Drive to MS Teams files section

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  16. More Visiable Team Channels please

    Morning, I really like the channels option in TEAMS but it is limited to just 11 that are visable when there is space for lot more?

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  17. turn off comments on a post

    I'd like the ability to turn off commenting on a post. For example, yesterday I posted a request for feedback in a team channel. The deadline for providing feedback was last night, but people are still commenting on the post. I'd like to be able to turn off the ability to add new comments to the post.

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  18. Copy a Teams channel to another Team

    I would like to be able to copy a Teams channel to another team like you can copy a section in OneNote to another notebook

    1 vote
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  19. 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

    1 vote
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  20. .url

    If i add a Link on SharePoint, the .url file is not valid in TEAMS. That's not really helpful because it should be a link on both sides.
    can you please allow this .url files as link in TEAMS?

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