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  1. GCC: Configure Meeting options when scheduling meeting

    Currently, you have to schedule a meeting and send out the invitations before you can configure the meeting options for Teams functions like "who can present". Beyond extra time required for meeting organizers to go back into meeting they just scheduled to configure it, this design prevents meetings created on a shared calendar from being edited at all, effectively blocking anyone from presenting.

    Please enable the meeting options to be configured when you are adding attendees.

    10 votes

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  2. Please add ability to promote attendee to presenter live in a MS Live Event for GCC

    Please add ability to promote attendee to presenter live in a MS Live Event for GCC. Having a live attendee list visible to presenters and producers would also be helpful. Downloading a spreadsheet during an event is not ideal.

    Thank you!

    9 votes

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  3. 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…

    9 votes

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  4. Thumbs down emoji

    Hi. We are using Teams for our leadership team meetings. We often have to take a vote. We found the thumbs up emoji for a YES vote but there doesn't seem to be a thumbs down emoji for a NO vote. It would be great to add that.

    9 votes

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  5. Show all participants on the screen

    I would like to be able to see all meeting participants on my screen, rather than just the 3 who have most recently spoken.

    9 votes

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  6. Allow administrators to block "call me" options in Teams meetings while allowing organizers to call attendees.

    The 'call me' option for attendees in teams is costing a fortune in PTSN calls. Administrators need the ability to turn this option off, while still allowing meeting organizers to add dial out to phone users/numbers.

    9 votes

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  7. Create a meeting in a new window

    I'd like to have the funktion to create a meeting in its own window. I often begin to book a meeting and discover I need information from another place in Teams (for exemple a chat). Then I have to close the booking to get the information and my draft is deleted. And I have to start from the beginning with my booking.

    8 votes

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  8. Mute a participant only for me

    If several participants from an office take part in the same conference on their own laptops, problems always arise, as there is always very annoying feedback and echoes. Is it not possible to set the program so that I can mute a participant just for me? If you mute this participant, he is also muted for all other participants. Then a conference in the same room with several team members would be possible. This means that one person always has to sit alone in the office.

    8 votes

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  9. Prevent members join to the meeting earlier then the schedule time

    Prevent members join to the meeting earlier then the schedule time, and prevent from joining previous meeting which was concluded day ago

    8 votes

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  10. Enable Virtual Backgrounds

    This feature is disabled on the Navy's CVR platform. You will have more folks use video if they can use this harmless feature to hide their personal spaces and lighten up their video feed.

    8 votes

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  11. 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?

    8 votes

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  12. Allow transcription-gcc-bot to be hidden in meetings

    Why does the transcription-gcc-bot take up valuable real estate during a Teams meeting? Please enable a way to hide the bot so more human participants can be seen.

    7 votes

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  13. Add a way to record attendance

    Need to add a way to document attendance.

    7 votes

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  14. 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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  15. GCCH White board / Whiteboard

    Please release the Microsoft WhiteBoard integration into Teams Meetings for GCCH tenants.

    This is currently available for the commercial cloud.

    6 votes

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  16. EMERGENCY! VOICE AUTOMATIC AUDIO GAIN IS TOO LOW AND IT'S AFFECTING OUR GOVT CALLS! PLEASE ADD A SLIDER AND LET US DISABLE AUTOMATIC GAIN!

    HELLO,

    THIS IS MR DANNY ON BEHALF OF THE GOVT OF NEW YORK. WE HAVE BEEN MAKING MEETINGS FOR OUR VIRTUAL HEARINGS AND WE WERE NOT ABLE TO HEAR MR.JACK AND ZUCKERBERG CORRECTLY BECAUSE OF THE AUTOMATIC MICROPHONE AUDIO GAIN. WE SET UP OUR MICROS TO GAIN AT PLUS 30DB IN WINDOWS (WHICH IS MAXIMUM) BUT IN TEAMS THE SOUND OF THE MIC IS MEDIOCRE. PLEASE ADD A SWITCH TO DISABLE AUTOMATIC GAIN AND MAKE A SLIDER TO ADJUST AUDIO GAIN MANUALLY FOR NEXT WEEK BECAUSE WE HAVE MORE HEARINGS LIKE THESE AND WE WANT TO HEAR WHAT OUR THIRD…

    6 votes

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  17. Joining external meetings

    The join button should connect to the meeting and not have to use the in event link.

    6 votes

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  18. There is no way to see all participants on one screen

    Should be the way to see all participants like in zoom

    6 votes

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  19. Live Event Support and Training Videos

    The support and training that I have been able to find for Live Event is sparse. Please create an in-depth Live Event best practices, what to expect as the various roles of organizer, presenter, or attendee. Guidance on switching from presenter to presenter. How to conduct a public meeting using other equipment such as cameras and outside audio.

    6 votes

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  20. Improve participant selection for video chat

    Need everyone on my team listed so I can select who I want on the call, with a select all and deselect all option, and post-select all customization. Typing in each member after having already done that step to create a team is cumbersome.

    6 votes

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