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  1. Make cvr teams work on NIPR

    Doesn't work for me on NIPR

    1 vote
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  2. Remove recordings from teams to diffrent easy accessible place only for recording.

    Also let the user decide the video quality of recordings so that they can access these on poor internet connection. (It won't load on poor internet connection)

    1 vote
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  3. Allow muting channel conversations

    This is a feature that exists in the commercial version.

    Allow muting notifications for a conversation. If you've participated in a conversation, and it has a lot of activity, you get a notification for every post. I would like the ability to mute a conversation that I would normally get notifications for, temporarily. This shouldn't affect other conversations.

    1 vote
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  4. 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.

    1 vote
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  5. 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.

    44 votes
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  6. Have a set of key words for alerting

    I understand the Search and Filter functions, but am suggesting being able to set key words and get alerts when those words are posted.
    The ability to set key words that alert you if mentioned by anyone within any of the channels to which you subscribe.
    The ability to set key words in specific channels that may be different than and in addition to the main set of key words.

    10 votes
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  7. 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.

    2 votes
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  8. Make conversations appear as a thread.

    It’s frustrating not being able to reply to a specific team message.

    2 votes
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  9. 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?

    1 vote
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  10. 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.

    2 votes
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  11. 1 vote
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  12. Link accounts

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

    1 vote
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  13. 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.

    2 votes
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  14. Recovery of deleted teams

    An accidentally deleted team cannot be recovered because the team is not generated between Outlook Office365 groups.

    Does an Office365 Outlookgroup correspond to a team created within Teams?
    Now it seems not.
    thank you.

    2 votes
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  15. 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.

    1 vote
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  16. 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.

    24 votes
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  17. 3 votes
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  18. 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.

    1 vote
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  19. 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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  20. 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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