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  1. Should be able to provide a simple call in number/bridge in order to include multiple stakeholders for quick conference calls

    Should be able to provide a simple call in number/bridge in order to include multiple stakeholders for quick conference calls

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  2. Save meeting chats offline

    Option to save meeting chats offline or mail them as optional to attendees because people can post ideas or references I want to look later

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  3. Meeting issues

    Co-management of meetings for the same team/different owners.

    2 votes
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  4. Sequential order of "Raising of the hand" to follow non presenters in meetings

    We currently represent a Government IT department (Provincial Parliament in South Africa). We are using Teams predominantly in our remote work scenario since Covid 19 took stage. We have had great success with introducing Teams as a vehicle to facilitate our Parliamentary Sittings and meetings for Members of Parliament and staff. It works very well but for a few feature issues:
    Raise your hand feature:

    • Very good feature which predictably organizes the sequence of input from meetings.
    • Issue raised: For Attendees joining the meeting, there is no sequence of “raising the hand” to let the Chairperson know the…

    2 votes
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  5. Allow presenter to be in presenter mode and also view the list of participants

    When I'm presenting and sharing my screen, I can't also see the participant list to know who's on, unmuted, etc. I would like to have the participant list open while presenting. Right now, I need to cut away from what I'm presenting to see the list... which interrupts the flow of my presentation.

    2 votes
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  6. Allow use of Planner app independent of a Team

    I would like to be able to use Planner to plan my work for multiple teams, not just one team

    1 vote
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  7. Mobile app wiki edits

    Make Wiki files editable in mobile applications.

    1 vote
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  8. Exit account

    Exit account in pc by phone

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  9. 1 vote
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  10. Participants pinned by the organizer should appear on everyone's main screen simultaneously

    The participants pinned by the meeting organizer should also be reflected in all other participants' screen. So that during a formal meeting, the important members could be seen in everyone's main screen simultaneously.

    2 votes
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  11. Add Publisher application to TEAMS application

    Add Publisher application in TEAMS. I am currently in a Newsletter team made up of four individuals. It would be nice if we could all create/access and update the newsletter in TEAMS as we do with other applications. Not all team members are able to access certain drives so it complicates matters at times. Thank you for your consideration.

    8 votes
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  12. Add virtual classes

    Add a virtual classes

    1 vote
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  13. Make iPad view 9 screens

    Add more views to Teams for the iPad. Currently at 3 + Me.
    Please make the views equal to the Teams on a computer.
    Thank you!

    1 vote
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  14. Make iPad view 9 screens

    Add more views to Teams for the iPad. Currently at 3 + Me.
    Please make the views equal to the Teams on a computer.
    Thank you!

    0 votes
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  15. Que se vea a todos los participantes

    Que se vea a todos los participantes

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  16. 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.

    42 votes
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  17. 1 vote
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  18. Send To Lobby

    Send To Lobby

    Hi,
    I wonder if it's possible make an option to send someone to the lobby again.
    I'm using Teams to take some court hearing, and one can't hear what other is saying. Every time I need to remove the person, and ask to rejoin and wait again in the Lobby, but sometimes people doesn't understand and left the meeting... It's quite anoying.

    Another option would be to put someone in hold.

    Could you do this, please??

    Thanks

    2 votes
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  19. Screen share mobile ppatform

    Allow screen share between platforms. We cannot see shared screens or presentations from mobile devices

    1 vote
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  20. Specific entry time

    Hi,

    It will be great if you add an option to set a specific time for the entry of the invitee.

    A lot of times, we will have board meetings meeting for example starting at 3pm and we have a demo from a supplier for the board at 4pm so we don't want the supplier to be able to enter the meeting before that.

    Thanks,
    Jassim

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