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  1. Ability to see all assignments from all teams at once

    Ability to see all assignments from all teams at once

    19 votes
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    0 comments  ·  Teams and Channels  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  2. Enable participant to remove their own video from their screen while still being visible to others.

    If you could toggle off the video screen showing while still keeping the video feed for others it would mean one more team member was visible to you. Many people find their own video disconcerting and distracting. If they could toggle it on and off it would actually enable more natural behaviour. An icon would be required to let them know they were still steaming with it toggled off.

    17 votes
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    0 comments  ·  Meetings  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  3. Add Immersive Reader in Government Community Cloud (GCC)

    Immersive reader is a fantastic accessibility feature that is helpful for all users.It's available in commercial and EDU environments now. Needed in GCC, too!

    50 votes
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  4. Delete call history

    Add button to delete call history and chat history

    13 votes
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    0 comments  ·  Meetings  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  5. Interchangeability of calendar and invitation/reminder functions in Teams and Outlook

    Need full access to Outlook calendars and an option to have email invitations and reminders for meetings interchangeable/in-sync with Outlook.

    Interchangeability of Outlook and Teams calendars and email invitations/notifications for meetings needed; Teams lacks the full suite of options available in Outlook, but the calendar/invitation/reminder function of Teams should really be fully interchangeable and compatible with Outlook. Otherwise, it leads to confusion.

    12 votes
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    1 comment  ·  Calendar  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  6. Overall dashboard for planner in teams

    In teams it would be nice to have a consolidated roll up of planner events. If it showed just a percentage and the name of the planner group would be helpful.

    22 votes
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  7. Provide External Meeting Attendees the ability to PIN Video in a Meeting for ASL Interpreting

    Allow meeting attendees outside of your organization to pin video of certain participants. The feature is used of by Adult Sign Language (ASL) interpreters in order for the both the interpreters and the person they are interpreting for to be able to see each other clearly during a meeting. Currently this can be done for all users inside an organization, but is limited when external guests are invited.

    6 votes
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  8. Foreflight plug in for military and civilian aviation

    Foreflight plug in to allow aviators to have enhanced mission planning capabilities within Microsoft teams.

    9 votes
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  9. 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.

    10 votes
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  10. Multiple shared screens

    Medical teams are running clinical meetings. We want to be able to share multiple screens at once. Eg radiology, clinical portal. Might driven by two different people.
    When i am viewing a meeting i want spread views over multiple displays so radiology is large.

    11 votes
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    1 comment  ·  Meetings  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  11. Allow call queue members to see call queue call history including missed calls from Teams client

    Please add a feature so that members of a call queue can look at the call queue history, including missed calls, from within the Teams desktop client.

    8 votes
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    2 comments  ·  Notifications  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  12. Move the tool bar

    Need the ability to move the Teams meeting tool bar to a different location. When a person is presenting, the tool bar hides a portion of the slides being shown.

    9 votes
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  13. Features global administrator to disable the team

    Features global administrator to disable the team

    We are a global administrator managing 70,000 users.
    If there are many users, many teams are abandoned and inactive.

    If there are many inactive teams in a tenant, there is a risk of information leakage.
    However, deleting a team risks the loss of information or business impact.

    One thing the global admin wants to do before deleting a team is to disable it and watch it.

    24 votes
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    0 comments  ·  Teams and Channels  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  14. Include Organizer, Presenter, and Producers in the attendee list

    Please include organizer, presenter, and producers in the attendees list. This will not only improve the reports to be complete and accurate, but also simplifies the process for users. The current attendee list is short sighted and does not meet business needs. Please include all who attended the meeting.

    (Submitting on behalf of my customer)

    4 votes
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    1 comment  ·  UX/Design  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  15. pop out chats

    With multiple chats going on at any given time and the inconvenience of jumping within Teams to various ongoing chats or other work, would really appreciate the ability to pop out chat sessions.

    7 votes
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  16. Add capabilities to email using Exchange/Outlook from within Teams

    Let's get a button in the Teams tool bar so we can access (read/write) our Outlook/Exchange email from within Teams.

    13 votes
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  17. Make BCC the default for sending to atendees

    Make BCC the default for sending to atendees for all versions of Teams.

    6 votes
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  18. Allow "Website" App for SharePoint.com URL's in GCC

    It was previously stated that it is difficult for Microsoft to add the "Website" app to Microsoft Teams in GCC due to concerns over compliance. If opening up to any URL is a concern or difficult item to address, how about allowing links to *.sharepoint.com? This would allow users in Teams to have a more integrated experience and allow use of applications that are coming from trusted sources.

    59 votes
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  19. NDI Video

    Microsoft Teams needs NDI support, like skype does. We need to be able to hold internal meetings, with existing Teams features, but we also need to be able to broadcast those meetings out to the public. NDI output compatible with OBS or other similar software would allow us to do that.

    8 votes
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  20. Enable Better Eye Contact, Move Video Ribbon to Top During Screen Sharing

    When someone is screen sharing, videos of participants are move to a ribbon at the bottom of the screen. Most (though not all) webcams are positioned at the top of the screen.

    Moving the ribbon to top of the screen would allow for the appearance of better eye contact. At least when people are not looking at the shared content.

    6 votes
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