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  1. Put Teams Templates into GCC

    Add the Templates function for Teams to the GCC like it is currently in Commercial Tenant

    2 votes

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  2. Registration for Live Events and Teams Meetings

    Currently a lot of users request to use Zoom due to their ability to allow a registration form to attend a Zoom Meeting. Microsoft Teams should allow that same functionality to improve the gap between the tools. Requesting registration form for Teams Live Events and Teams Meetings.

    3 votes

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  3. gcc

    Wondered if it would be possible to explore the option of automated minute taking within teams at all? I know it would be a well used feature by most organisations, and would probably lead to less disruption in the meetings when the minute taker asks someone to repeat something, or to go over something again?

    2 votes

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  4. Add background option in mobiles

    This app is draining my battery
    I will rate Microsoft teams when background option will come in mobile

    1 vote

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  5. DOD

    Make Contacts a dedicated feature in MS Teams that look and act more like Skype for Business. I don't know why you threw away all that functionality for this embarrassment of a contact list buried in Teams Chat with no useful features.

    1 vote

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  6. 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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  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. Wenn Sie Teams im deutsprachigen Raum anbieten, dann machen Sie Ihren Rückmeldebogen auf Deutsch.

    Lassen Sie die gleichzeitige Ansicht von Chat und Präsentation bzw. Teilnehmenden zu. Lassen Sie verschiedene Handzeichen zu. Lassen sie Chat zwischen einzelnen Teilnehmenden zu. Teams ist viel zu wenig interaktiv! Die schlechteste aller digitalen Sitzungs-Apps!

    1 vote

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  9. Allow additional 2-way authenticators

    I work in a building that doesn’t allow cell phones & unauthorized electronic devices. We also alternate teleworking in the schedule.

    There is no way I can use my work phone as an authenticator & still be able to use text authentication at home. Give us the option to choose. Right now I’m forced to reset two-way authentication every time I switch between work/home & it’s a real pain.

    1 vote

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  10. Keep pinned posts visible in channel

    When a post is pinned in a channel, keep that post visible at the bottom of the channel at all times.
    Pinned posts are used for important announcements and information, and hiding them in information pane of a channel does not allow for using them as an effective announcement. Pinned posts in a channel should be shown to all users immediately when they open the channel.

    12 votes

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  11. GCC

    Give the ability of the team/channel owner to remove the general chat from a channel and set an app in its place. If you have a channel called daily reports of a MS Form, you don't want users to dig for that form, just go to that channel and the form is the first thing they see. There are so many use cases for this.

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    2 votes

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  12. Allow channels to be formatted as chats rather than conversations.

    allow team channels to be configured as "linear" or "conversation" mode, where "linear" mode is similar to a chat type experience where messages are sequential rather than being "form posts+reply" style.

    1 vote

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  13. Prevent Team Owner from renaming Team

    Our Teams are currently created by the Teams admins.
    Their names are carefully chosen.
    The Team Owner should NOT be able to change the Team from the name the Teams Admin has set, especially in Government tenants.

    In the mean time, the Teams admin in government tenants should have an alert/report that shows when Teams have been renamed.

    1 vote

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  14. New posts in teams mobile

    In teams, Chat on mobile shows the number of new or unread posts, but it doesn't tell me which ones they are. I have 3 new items, but can't figure out where they are. I have about 12 that are bold, some of those are old meetings , not sure why they are still bold. I can't filter to just show the 3 new ones either. How do I find the new ones?

    1 vote

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  15. @mention specific list item in GCC chat or channel post.

    It would be great if a team member could @mention a specific list item in the context of the channel posts or a chat message. This would better integrate Lists with the rest of teams in a similar manner to how one can reference a document or a person.

    2 votes

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  16. Resigning in every 18 hours

    Resigning in the morning delays response time and communication effectiveness if I need to ensure everyone gets a message early in the morning teams is not the app I use

    1 vote

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  17. Wiki Search

    Information within the Wiki feature of Teams does not appear to be searchable.

    Wiki is a great tool and I love it, however, we have stopped using it because it is so difficult to find things when you get a lot of content.

    Please include Wiki pages in Teams search.

    1 vote

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  18. Make the caption show more than 2 lines at a time

    Make the caption show more than 2 lines at a time so if the user looks away for a few seconds he is not lost.

    1 vote

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  19. Can I make "share audio" permanent/default when sharing my screen? - in GCC

    Would love to have the ability to make the share audio (On) when sharing my screen - Permanent.

    1 vote

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