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  1. White Board

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

    238 votes

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  2. Add functionality to move the "Presenting..." toolbar

    When sharing your screen in a Microsoft Teams video conference, the "Presenting..." bar is in the way of accessing items that require hovering over them to display.

    Can you please make it possible to move the “Presenting…” toolbar?

    For example, if you are sharing your screen to show a remote desktop session and the remote desktop bar is not pinned, it will be very difficult to access that bar because the presenting bar will appear before the remote desktop bar and remain in foreground much longer than the remote desktop bar.

    141 votes

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  3. allow multiple instances of Teams to be open

    I'd like to be able to open multiple instances of Teams so that I can have each instance open on a different Team and perhaps another instance open to the Chat. Not being able to do this makes it hard to keep track of where I am when I'm switching tasks.

    244 votes

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  4. Hide history of members leaving or joining the team

    Don`t show information about who joined or left the team. We are 19 000 users in our organization, big teams generate long lists of this information where we would rather want to see important information. Some teams have now vacated the General channel because of this problem.
    Maybe this technical history can be hidden og located in antother place?

    190 votes

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  5. Please make all policy/settings to be able to be applied to groups.

    Some of the settings can be applied to groups, but some are only applied to users (at least through the gui). An example is the Team Apps Setup Policy. As new users are provisioned too many things have to manually applied. This would also apply to retention policies. We have multiple retention policies that are dependent on which OU you are in.

    8 votes

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  6. 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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  7. 911 ringing

    When our users are dialing 911, they don't get a ringtone. This causes them to get confused and hang-up thinking the call isn't going through. They resort to using their cellphones to call 911 each time this happens. Ringing should occur with every call no matter if it's emergency or non

    5 votes

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  8. 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.

    14 votes

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  9. Missing Government Tenant Features

    We (GCC, GCC High, DOD) need a central place to go where we can see all the GA features not currently released to us and their status. The roadmap is useful but not for items not on it such as Tags, channel email, pinning channels, whiteboard... that have been in GA for months but are not on the roadmap. It would be very helpful to know (generally) as an administrator why they are not available and if they are being considered or not for future release.

    24 votes

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  10. 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),…

    62 votes

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  11. 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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  12. Allow documents to be uploaded to a SharePoint document repository via teams

    Although there already exists a way to upload documents to teams and have them go to a folder in an associated SharePoint, it will only go to a single default folder. Along with this, there already exists a way to link a SharePoint document repository to a Teams group. But there is not a way to directly upload a document to a specific folder in the SharePoint repository through Teams. (Below are some screenshots taken on the Android mobile app showing the default Teams file upload location, how we access the Teams document repository, and the currently available upload/add-to options…

    3 votes

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  13. 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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  14. Allow creation of meetings for a Private Channel ONLY

    Many folks in organization have private channels for management. From lower management executive private channels. We wish to create a video conference/meeting for a specific private channel only. Currently only Public Channels have this option. This is huge and I cant imagine others not needing this. We also hold specialized training for specific individuals who are part of a private group. We cant create these training sessions by simply sending meeting to specific private channel. Only work around is individually typing everyone’s name. We have over 35k employees. This seems like it would have been implemented from day one but…

    57 votes

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  15. 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.

    42 votes

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  16. 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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  17. GCC High Breakout Rooms

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

    4 votes

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  18. change download folder

    We need the ability to change or choose save to download folder instead of the default downloads folder for file download in Teams and Stream recording files.

    13 votes

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  19. 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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  20. Allow us to set our own default Team or channel that we open to

    When I open Teams I default to a Team that I'm a member of, not the one I created for my staff. That doesn't make sense to me. I want to be able to change my default.

    1 vote

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