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  1. Get rid of rapists in GIFs

    When you search, "Jello," in GIF's, there's an option featuring Bill Cosby. I get the connection but really? Let's stop giving that convicted serial ****** any platform, please.

    2 votes

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  2. Allow setting on phone to only use WiFi. Had work vc and forgot mobile data on. now have 85% of monthly quota used in 1x day...

    Allow setting on phone to only use WiFi. Had work vc and forgot mobile data on. now have 85% of monthly quota used in 1x day. Why is there no feature banning using mobile data on Android?

    2 votes

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  4. Link accounts

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

    2 votes

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  5. 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.

    2 votes

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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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

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  10. 2 votes

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  11. Add independent meetings to teams channel after meeting occurs

    Maybe I can connect the old Febraury meeting to my new teams channel - but I don't think so...
    I had a meeting about a project before deciding to proceed with project. At that moment there was no need to open a teams channel. However, a couple of weeks later, we decided to proceed with the project. Information shared in the initial meeting chat, meeting minutes, and files now resides in an unconnected meeting. The project team still references the information from that initial meeting. I can either copy everything from the meeting into the new teams channel, or keep…

    1 vote

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  12. Enable "closed" channels that members can choose to follow.

    Currently, Teams has public which is everyone and private which requires owner engagement to maintain. Getting multiple @[channel] notifications from all of the channels in a Team is too much for someone that may only need information from one of the channels. Recommend adding a "closed" channel option that anyone within the Team can join or leave so they can choose to monitor or participate in as needed. In a public channel, @[channel] gives notifications to everyone in the Team. A closed channel would allow @[closed channel] to notify only the people that choose to join that channel.

    1 vote

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  13. Give owner permission to delete chattposts

    There are certain circumstances when it would be good if owner could delete chattposts that another owner or member have made. Perhaps with approval from manager if thats is possible.

    For example. A member is no longer alive and it is hard to read the chattposts and constantly be reminded....

    1 vote

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  14. Team name alias

    In the Microsoft Team GUI the favorite team names show up on the panel on the left. The name of the teams here are same as the team name you create. But there are situations where you want a standardized team name across the company or organization. While you want a more descriptive and adhoc name show up in the favorites panel. For eaxmple, team name need to be a standard 5 digit number say 10200. This team may be doing "Product A development". So when you see the team on the favorite panel we would like to see "Product…

    1 vote

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  15. I want to have an option to pop out the Chat portion of Teams, which would be incredibly helpful.

    Expecting that everyone has the problem of finding your way back to where you were prior to looking at or replying to a chat. If it were still totally integrated but was capable of being viewed in it's own window, a great deal of efficiency and functionality would be the result.

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  16. ******** your app sucks ****

    shittty app i cant even sign in

    1 vote

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  17. CVR

    Why can't I have the "Show Conversation" window and the "Show Participants" window open at the same time? Right now if I open one the other closes.

    I would lose nothing on my screen as my colleague's screen share only utilizes half of my 49" ultra wide monitor.

    1 vote

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  18. Add offline local Instant Messaging and Presence

    Add offline Instant Messaging and Presence via on-prem extension for locations that rely on Teams for collaboration but may have high risk for WAN disconnect, natural disaster, etc. - NOT having this ability could actually impair a team reliant on Teams from resolving issues effectively should BC/DR needs be triggered with WAN disconnect from MS cloud. I am aware of an SBC like local configuration to maintain dialtone, but this is inadequate in these scenarios.

    1 vote

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  19. Filter events in Channels by date of actual event/meeting time

    Need feature added so events in Teams/ Channels is by date of actual event.
    If meeting time link is added on Saturday to Teams Channel but actual meeting is not until Monday. Now have to search back through until you can find event that was added Saturday. If participants don't add to calendar its a mess to find.

    1 vote

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  20. Filter events in Channels by date of actual event/meeting time

    Need feature added so events in Teams/ Channels is by date of actual event.
    If meeting time link is added on Saturday to Teams Channel but actual meeting is not until Monday. Now have to search back through until you can find event that was added Saturday. If participants don't add to calendar its a mess to find.

    1 vote

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