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  1. Function about choosing invitation email format

    The format of invitation email is HTML,but we just can read all email in plain text duo to outlook Group Policy.
    The invitation email is hardly to read,it's really nice to have a function can choose HTML format or text format.

    9 votes

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  2. Set preferences for captioning on in Teams

    Enable captioning feature to be on when entering or starting a Teams meeting/call. This eliminates having to select the ellipses and turning on captions every time.

    7 votes

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  3. GCC - Teams breakout room enhancement

    Allow for set up of breakout rooms prior to an event. Specifically, allow participants and documents to be added to a breakout room prior to an event.

    7 votes

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  4. Linux client for GCC-High

    The Linux client currently does not (seem to) work in a GCC-High environment - can you assist with a road map ETA?

    7 votes

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  5. Add possibility to group channels

    First let us thank you for this fantastic app! In our company we are using teams for software development where we have different channels for the current topics like features / bugs / SCRUM and some general topics. To keep an overview it would be nice if there would be a possibility to group channels together.

    7 votes

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  6. customize Teams admin roles

    Currently we cannot customize Teams admin roles. For example, if i only want the admin who has the right to change the settings of the auto-attendant, the Teams admin or Teams communication admin will give too many permissions to this admin. This is inconvenient for management purpose. Can we enable this in in the future?

    6 votes

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  7. GCC Support MS Live Events Q&A & Polling POST Event

    Need GCC support for MS Teams Live Events to allow Q&A after the meeting has started. MS Teams Live Events could instead support POST Live Event Q&A and Polling or support a plug in from MS Forms.

    6 votes

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  8. GCC Teams Web Connector

    So, we need to be able to allow the creation of the "Web Connector" like we do in the commercial application. That is, if we select a channel and say we wan to make a web connector, we should be able to do so. And then call that web connector with an active card and have it show up in the channel. This is how it works in the commercial deployment and we just want the same thing. If there is AAA that you need to do for GCC/DOD ... fine ... then just let us know what we need…

    6 votes

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  9. Promote Channel to Team

    I would like the ability to promote an existing Channel so that it becomes a Team (similar to being able to promote a Planner checklist item to a Planner task). Conversely, being able to demote a Channel into a Team would be useful.

    6 votes

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  10. 6 votes

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  11. Teams Rooms for GCCH

    Please add the ability to use Microsoft Teams Rooms devices with Microsoft 365 GCC High. We have several of the Logitech Tap with Intel NUC setups that we were using in Commercial Cloud that are no longer functional after migrating to GCC High over the weekend. We were going to roll out more of these next year to make video conferencing simple and easy for our users.

    Is there any possibility of this functionality coming in the next 6 months?

    https://www.logitech.com/en-us/product/microsoft-rooms

    5 votes

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  12. Enable Automatic switching of Camera to current speaker in Live Events

    When holding a live event, the video options available for the producer are a single pane, or a large pane with a smaller pane next to it. Whilst these are sufficient for a rigidly scheduled event, it does not work so well if attempting to broadcast a more fluid meeting. The producer spends rather a lot of time having to switch manually between the cameras of those who are talking, especially where a debate is taking place and the next speaker may be anyone in the event.

    An option should be made available to automatically stream the camera of the…

    5 votes

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  13. Remove the limit of Private Channels within a Team

    Why is there a limit on the number of Private Channels in a Team? And if there is going to be a limit, 30 is WAY to low. Not everyone in a Team is involved in every project or task, so the need to have many Private Channels is a high priority for us.

    4 votes

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  14. GCC High Breakout Rooms

    We would like the breakout room capability in Teams for GCC High tenants.

    4 votes

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  15. Reply to specific message in Teams desktop client

    Is it possible to enable a feature that we can reply to a specific message on Teams Windows PC version. As on iphone, and in mobile versions it is enabled and an available feature where we swipe one message and it gets highlighted, then we type our reply

    4 votes

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  16. 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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  17. 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.

    4 votes

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  18. 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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  19. spellcheck

    Please add spellcheck for Teams Gov

    4 votes

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  20. Allow attendees to pop out video of participants while someone is sharing content

    Allow participants in a meeting where content is being shared to "pop-out" the gallery/participant view to view in a separate window (instead of small images down below at the bottom of the screen).

    3 votes

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