Teams for Government

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  1. Individual track change option in co-authoring documents in Teams

    When co-authoring a document, we need to be able to set the track changes to on by user, instead of it being on for all. I cannot format or work on the document when other have turned on track changes as I don't want my formatting in track changes.

    4 votes
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  3. Link accounts

    It would be great if you logged into dod.teams it would like your cvr and personnel accounts I to one

    1 vote
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  4. Enable private side conversation while on a call

    As the courts are starting to leverage video conferencing capability there is a need to enable private voice conversations within a subset of call attendees. This should be a capability that more than the call organizer/admin can trigger. Think of it as a defendant talking in private with their representative. This is not currently a capability within Zoom and would offer a compelling differentiator for Teams.

    3 votes
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  5. Recovery of deleted teams

    An accidentally deleted team cannot be recovered because the team is not generated between Outlook Office365 groups.

    Does an Office365 Outlookgroup correspond to a team created within Teams?
    Now it seems not.
    thank you.

    2 votes
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  6. Add Rol "administrador"

    Starting with Microsoft Teams it happened to me that I added several Owners and one of them deleted the team and I could not restore it.

    An administrator "Role" is required to prevent another owner from deleting the Team.

    1 vote
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  7. pin a comment in a chat or channel

    Allow owners to pin a comment in a chat or channel so you can either direct people to another chat or channel. or lock a message. The pin locks the message at a point that is visible to all and doesn't move from the pin space when people scroll through the chat. Example: pin a notice that they are in an old chat and a new chat is on another <channel> or <chat> and this channel will not be monitored on a regular basis. And after a time the chat will be unavailable.

    36 votes
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  8. 4 votes
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  9. login company warning acceptance window for hipaa during microsof teams signin

    warning window for the user to accept wen they log in each time into the teams app.

    2 votes
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  10. Minimized popup

    When in a teams meeting and you minimize teams. It would be great to have the same popup as Skype for business does. Allowing to unmute and hang up and recover meeting fast.

    2 votes
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  11. Designate presenters for TEAMS Channel meetings

    TEAMS meetings within a channel does not appear to allow restricting the presenters to a smaller selection. Allowing participants to move through powerpoint slides is very helpful but allowing anyone to "take control" appears to be a particularly bad idea.

    19 votes
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  12. groups as folders to not have as many TEAMS in view

    Good evening, I am a group administrator, I wanted to know if there will be the possibility of grouping groups into higher ranking groups such as folders so as not to have as many TEAMS in sight

    2 votes
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  13. Switching channels from private to public or public to private

    Understanding that 'used' chats (any team/channel that has comments from other members besides the owner) may have privacy issues, it would benefit us (the owners/creators) that while figuring out how our team is to be built, we would be allowed edit rights to move channels from public to private, and private to public (especially when no one has submitted anything in there other than the owner). It's frustrating that one must go in and create a whole new channel with a modified name (because the old channel, regardless if it's been erased or not, is still using that original name),…

    39 votes
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  14. Channel moderators to "review" posts prior to them going LIVE?

    I noticed there are limited setting in the channels and we are utilizing a channel page for other team members to post to share thoughts and ideas. However, as the owners of the page or moderators, we would like to review the posts before they are submitted. Is there a feature for this? If not, please add this. This is a feature similar to how Facebook is set up in receiving notifications of posts on a timeline, etc.

    4 votes
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  15. Convert a team into a channel

    If we didn't plan ahead, or if needs change, we should be able to convert a team into a channel then move it to another team. Rather than have Team A, B, C, and D, it would be nice to have Mgmt Team with Channels A, B, C, D. However, it seems once you've created the separate teams you are stuck with that structure.

    19 votes
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  16. Permitir videoconferencias en canal privado de un equipo

    Permitir que en un canal privado existan las videoconferencias.

    3 votes
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  17. White Board

    Add White Board to GCC subscriptions to enable a higher level of meeting and training interaction.

    100 votes
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  18. Teams don’t work on my Fedora/Linux machine, it’s says access restricted on all the versions that I have installed

    Teams don’t work well on Linux platforms specially my team is having Debian, fedora

    2 votes
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  19. 3 votes
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  20. spellcheck

    Please add spellcheck for Teams Gov

    3 votes
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