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  1. Ability to Restrict Users from changing HR Approved User Profile Photos.

    We are required to Manage the User Presence with in all applications through out the agency including O365. Teams seems to have ignored the administrator settings and allow the user to change their photo. this is a no go and opens the user to administrative actions.

    3 votes
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  2. 3 votes
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  3. Fallo en reuniones desde android

    No se actualizan los equipos a tiempo real y no puedo acceder a las reuniones ya que me sale la actividad de días anteriores. Esto sólo me pasa desde smartphone o tablet, desde pc funciona perfectamente.

    3 votes
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  4. More students to access calls and chats than 20

    Can you lift the numbers for class groups to 30?

    7 votes
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  5. The version of Outlook should not impede the phone information from feeding into invites created by delegates.

    Invitation and Microsoft phone number automatically feeding into invitations - functionality needs to be improved in the desktop Teams app so that the feed occurs no matter what the two machines' Outlook versions are. Delegates scheduling meetings for managers only works currently thru Outlook for the Web is terribly inefficient.

    4 votes
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  6. 6 votes
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  7. Sorting contacts in chat.

    Put contacts listed as available at the top of the contacts list. Add the ability to sort contacts.

    22 votes
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  8. Powiadomienia gdy w zespołach pojawi się nowa wiadomość

    Za każdym razem gdy pojawi się nowa wiadomość z zespole będzie pokazywać się kółeczko z ilością wysłanych wiadomości na chat'cie

    3 votes
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  9. 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.

    28 votes
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  10. Open to the oldest unread message.

    When there are multiple unread messages and you open Teams it goes to the most recent unread message, and then you have to scroll up to find the oldest unread message and start from there. That’s pretty dumb. Everyone is going to want to start with the first/oldest unread message. The app should open to that.

    12 votes
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  11. 2 votes
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  12. Enable PowerApps, PowerAutomate, and Forms Apps in Teams for GCC/Gov Customers

    Please enable the 1st party apps for Microsoft PowerApps, PowerAutomate (Flow), and Forms for GCC/Gov customers. GCC versions of these services exist but the Teams integrated apps are missing for GCC.

    205 votes
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  13. Allow Teams Custom Apps/Bots in GCC

    Allow GCC customers the ability to upload custom apps/bots to Teams and enable the 'Manage Apps' section for GCC customers under 'Teams Apps' in the admin portal. Third party apps are now available (apparently), but custom apps aren't, doesn't make sense....

    39 votes
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  14. 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.

    179 votes
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  15. Freeze Chats in Meetings

    Please give meeting organizers the option to freeze meeting chats after the meeting is concluded. Owners can post a redirect back to an actual channel. Allowing meeting chats to linger on causes confusion and cannibalizes attention on channels.

    93 votes
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  16. Improved/automated management of uploaded media

    File versioning should be automated. If I share "image.png" in a chat, and then share a different "image.png", I don't care what the name of the image is, so long as both distinct images appear in the chat history. At the moment, I get prompted to overwrite or save the "image.png" as "image (1).png", which is disruptive.

    Moreover, choosing the "overwrite" option has in the past created situations in which I am looking at one version of an image on my screen and a coworker is looking at a different version of the image on his screen. This situation should…

    4 votes
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  17. Need reply to message option in chat

    Especially within a chat group, there needs to be a way to comment on or reply to a particular message within the chat history. This is useful when there are a number of simultaneous conversation threads (similar to how messaging is implemented in a channel), and is a common feature on other communication platforms.

    136 votes
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  18. Easily toggle between shared images

    When viewing shared media (such as images or videos) within chats, there needs to be a way to switch back and forth between items with arrow buttons and/or the arrow keys. This is useful for comparing a series of shared images, for example.

    4 votes
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  19. خاصية لترتيب المتحدثين

    إعلام المنظم بأني أريد الحديث حتى نتجنب تداخل الأصوات أثناء الاجتماع

    3 votes
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  20. Assignment page

    It is really annoying, because everytime you want to view the assignment, first you have to choose the channel. It would be much better if it was as before. Just view the newest assignments, so the people don't have to click on each channel to find it out.

    3 votes
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