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  1. Can there a way we can set up an announcement/beep when people join Teams meetings?

    Can there a way we can set up an announcement/beep when people join Teams meetings?

    5 votes
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  2. Add a text notification for when someone new joins the call

    Add a ‘joe bloggs just joined the call’ silent pop-up notification whilst on a team call when someone joins the call

    3 votes
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  3. Join a meeting in the app by copying a url

    When working from home we use citric workstation to enter the workserver. If i get an email in outlook with a invitation to a teams-meeting i cant use it through the server. Thats why it would be a great idea to be able to copy the link-url from the invitation and pasting it into the app outside the server to join the meeting.

    2 votes
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  4. Please make the slider bars wider

    Please make the sliders wider. I routinely- unexpectedly -rearrange pinned chat lines in the main chat zone; when in meeting unable to move quickly up and down the chat; and moving up and down a page in a Team/ channel requires an effort to snag the thin line with the mouse. Thank you.

    2 votes
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  5. 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.

    18 votes
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  6. Live polling and survey capabilities.

    We currently use MS Forms, but need the ability to post surveys live on the screen during a workshop and obtain answers immediately to show polling data/answers.

    41 votes
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  7. Live Annotation Tools

    Having live annotation tools for Teams Meetings/Workshops where the attendees can give live input on the screen, similar to whiteboard capabilities. This would be helpful for keeping meetings and workshops interactive and brainstorming ideas.

    35 votes
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  8. Outlook Calendar needs more organizational colors

    Colors are used to effectively manage meeting schedules. We need access to a full color wheel, or at least a much greater variety of color that can be used

    3 votes
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  9. 4 votes
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  10. Chatvenster losmaken

    Net zoals messenger bij Facebook, zou het een voordeel zijn wanneer het chatvenster los kan worden geplaatst naast de Teams, zodat je kan chatten met iemand in 1 venster en ondertussen een bestand kan bewerken of iets anders kan bekijken in het Teams-deel.

    2 votes
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  11. Teams Calendar

    Teams app should show the calendar even if I don't have any scheduled meeting

    3 votes
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  12. Delete the entire app

    Ive never seen a more disorganized and non functioning app from a corporation that is abundant in these issues and more, take a page from the microsoft playbook and just rip off the exact same design from Zoom or even Discord, and revamp this entire mess.

    2 votes
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  13. It should work

    Zoom and Skype are better, more stable platforms. I haven't had a Teams meeting yet that didn't drop a connection.

    1 vote
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  14. Notifications

    Please fix your notifications!! My soldiers are not receiving notifications when messages in chat... also need to add a notification for when an individual is assigned a task in the planner!!

    3 votes
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  15. Team planner expansion

    You need to expand upon the planner and it’s capabilities as a self planner as well as tasking groups of people or individuals to a task and tracking their progress both as an individual as well as a group

    25 votes
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  16. 2 votes
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  17. 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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  18. Phone list

    We need to see phone numbers relevant for The group.

    2 votes
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  19. Number pad not shown

    The number pad is not showing up when in a meeting. Therefore we can’t add external clients to a meeting. More information is required to help clients determine how to enable this function. It works great in skype for business.

    1 vote
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  20. Hide talker icon

    In skype, during a presentation, we can hide the ‘Active talker’ screen…

    AND we can pop it out, and hide it.
    In teams, it always seems to take up space.

    Can we hide this… it takes up a lot of real estate

    2 votes
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