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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.

    20 votes
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  3. 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.

    14 votes
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  4. 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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  5. 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)

    11 votes
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  6. 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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  7. 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.

    8 votes
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  8. 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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  9. Recovering multiple chats for event response into a timeline of events

    Recently we had an Event Respose to a server issue. When we run into issues we start a teams chat with an Event Response group. Ideally we all talk in there so we can easily recover our history to come up with Post Event Documentation.

    However, in an emergency situation we dont always chat in the one nice box, usually i am talking to 3-4 coworkers at the same time to resolve server issues.

    What i would like is a way to extract multiple conversations, from a certain time period and it could consolidate all my chats, and arrange them…

    3 votes
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  10. Enable users to change default for notices

    Currently, the default for teams and channels is to not notify members when there is a communication. You have to go in and change it so it notifies you for each channel, which is hard if you've never been notified in the first place. Can the default be to notify anytime there is a communication and then users can choose to not be notified? I understand that some people may get annoyed with the constant messages but it is worse to never be notified — you may miss a very important conversation.

    3 votes
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  11. Assignments in different Channels

    I would like to be able to put assignments in different channels.

    3 votes
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  12. 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.

    3 votes
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  13. To share different channels with a different members

    I will need to share confidential files with different members (stakeholders or consultants), the privacy settings doesn't allow me to choose different members for each channel

    2 votes
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  14. Make channels with a new message more prominent

    If a new message is sent to a Team, the Team title is slightly bolded and is barely noticeable. This means I need to click through each Team, and then each channel in the team to see if there was a new message. This is time consuming and is frustrating if I am in a rush. Make channels with a new message more prominent ... maybe a color change or an indicator dot.

    2 votes
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  15. Private Channels need the ability to get a link to a specific thread, so that it can be referenced in external documentation

    Private Channels need the ability to get a link to a specific thread, so that it can be referenced in external documentation (e.g. for compliance, reporting, etc.)

    2 votes
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  16. Assign service tags to individuals in Teams

    I Think it would be great to be able to add tags to people in Group chats, so you can ping certain functions instead of people, for instance @IT, and everyone with the IT tag gets a notification.

    The ability to add your own tags would be the optimal way to go about this, as every workplace has different needs.

    Having @here could also be useful, if you need help with something right now but dont want people who are offline to get notifications when they start teams, because it's already old news when they open the app.

    Yes, Discord…

    2 votes
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  17. We would like to use the apps in the secure channels

    We would like to be able to use the apps such as polly or dynamic 365 inside one of our secure/private channels.

    2 votes
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  18. 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).

    2 votes
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  19. 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

    2 votes
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  20. 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

    2 votes
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