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  1. Linux support

    I will in the future use both Linux and Windows pc at work. The lack of real linuxsupport is a problem. Please support LInux in onedrive/sharepoint.
    Hopefully also a office 365 package for linux would help

    8,573 votes
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  2. Offer Options for the Office 365 Ribbon Appearance

    I am disappointed with the appearance of the new Office 365 ribbon. I use a desktop and a laptop and find the monotone look and the over simplistic icons confusing and hard to read. These look like changes, just for the sake of change.
    Options to revert to earlier versions that users were familiar with, would have been appreciated.

    876 votes
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  3. Localization of Office 365 in Albanian language

    Dear Sir/Madame,

    I’m writing on behalf of the Ministry of Education, Science, Technology and Innovation of the Republic of Kosovo, regarding the localization of Office 365 and apps in Albanian language.

    Some of the apps in Office 365, such as Outlook are already translated and available in Albanian language, but our request is for Microsoft Teams to be localized in Albanian language.

    FYI: the region of South East Europe including countries: Kosovo, Albania, North Macedonia, Montenegro and Serbia have around 7 million citizens who’s mother tongue is Albanian.
    In this time of Corona Virus we are facing the language difficulties…

    727 votes
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  4. Add an option for MS Stream to export the transcript to Word/Excel

    I would like to have the option to export the Microsoft Stream video transcript to other filetypes (with appropriate formatting), such as Word or Excel. Perhaps the Word export would be a running paragraph of text with no timestamps, whereas the Excel export could be two columns. In column A, we could have the timestamp; in column B, we would have the text of that phrase.

    This, and any other exports, would be greatly helpful!

    649 votes
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  5. Planner App file attachment default save location setting per plan

    Add a setting to the planner application to be able to set the default location attachment files are saved. Currently attachments uploaded are saved in the root folder of the SP site that hosts the plan. If the plan was created thru a Teams Channel the attachments get saved in the root Documents folder of the Team which results in a mess especially across multiple channel plans.

    407 votes
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  6. Teams Secondary Ringer

    As Teams replaces Skype for Business it is critical that we have the secondary ringer functionality added to the Teams desktop app. Most of our users are using a head set for communication and can't hear the phone ring. Setting PC speaker as default isn't an option as there are numerous websites these days with auto play videos and we don't want other PC sounds constantly playing in the office.

    358 votes
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  7. Add box/circle/oval drawing on Snip & Sketch

    After a screen capture, often I need to highlight a capture part.
    I'd like to draw a colored boxes/circles/ovals
    Now I have to use paint.

    331 votes
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  8. Share PowerApps with Office 365 Groups

    Office 365 Groups (aka: "unified-groups") are becoming the "standard" share target in Office 365. You can share SharePoint content (files, list items, etc.) with an O365 Group. You can share Microsoft Stream content with an O365 Group. You can share a Flow with an O365 Group. You CANNOT, however, share a PowerApp with an O365 Group. This is a huge issue and greatly complicates our job of "selling" PowerApps as a solution.

    For example, we've successfully convinced a LOT of our client groups that an O365 Group is a better solution than "just" a SharePoint site (most of these had…

    325 votes
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  9. Add "Tag for Status Change Alerts" feature to Teams

    I find the "Tag for Status Change Alerts" feature in Skype for Business to be very useful. I mainly use this to get an alert when someone becomes available so I can pounce on them quickly! Can this be added to Teams?

    216 votes
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  10. Allow Teams VTC Instructions to be editable

    Allow Teams VTC Instructions to be editable by the Administrator. currently the text that is shown on Teams Meetings is hard coded by Microsoft. This should accept the ability to use HTML to change the wording, and instructions to be more clear for individual company needs

    196 votes
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  11. Resize columns in Contents (site contents) for SharePoint Online

    There is no ability to resize the columns in the Contents (site contents) page. So for any apps, libraries or lists that have a title (name) with a decent amount of characters it gets cut off and it's hard to quickly tell what the title is. We have sites with numerous document libraries with long names where it takes a long time to pinpoint a particular library. You have to hover over the title on each library to get the full name. We should have the same functionality as you do when in a list or library where you can…

    186 votes
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  12. Enable external users to use Approvals in Flow

    As explained by Microsoft Office365 Support, the template Approvals in Flow does not allow external users to interact with the full process. An external user can access a SharePoint site (e.g. to browse an item list) but he/she cannot press the button Approve/Reject in the email created by the Approval process in Flow. This restriction "by design" is negative for companies like ours where we handle approvals of documents by colleagues who work for different subsidiaries (=every subsidiary a different Office365 tenant) and therefore it is impossible to manage flow inside such organization.

    188 votes
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  13. Microsoft teams to support the guest inviter role of Azure AD.

    I need to limit who can invite guest users to Microsoft Teams.
    But currently, Teams doesn't support the guest inviter role.
    https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/microsoftteams/teams-dependencies
    I hope to Teams support the guest inviter role of Azure AD at ASAP.

    167 votes
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  14. Change the ribbon icons back to how they were!

    The new ribbon icons are terrible!

    They are very low contrast and I'm having trouble working out which is which!

    There's very little colour and it's really hard to differentiate between similar icons. I have 'set print area' and 'preview and print' next to each other and there's no difference aside from a thin blue line on set print area.

    Please provide the option to change back to the previous icons or the ability to select from high contrast or low contrast.

    171 votes
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  15. Develop a mobile app for Microsoft Forms

    Create mobile app for Microsoft Forms so users who have MFA can participate in surveys on their iPad / iPhone / smart phones / tablets. App would be managed by InTune for authentication. More and more people are using tablets / phones in addition to their computers and would create additional uses for Forms.

    163 votes
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  16. Allow planners in private channels in teams

    I would like to be able to add a planner to my private channel in teams.

    147 votes
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  17. Need to support Task Lists for modern pages

    When creating a task list in SharePoint, the modern list view doesn't appear to support the timeline feature, unless you are in editing mode. Furthermore, if I wanted to show tasks on a modern page, I cannot leverage the out of the box functionality to add that app to a page (think department or project sites). With the classic mode of tasks lists outweighing modern features for tasks lists, can this be added to the roadmap?

    134 votes
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  18. Allow administrators to set a default time zone for new and migrated exchange users.

    Same as title, please allow for domain admins to set the default time zone for Exchange Online users. Many of our new and migrated users are having issues when logging in after an account migration or creation because they may "login" for the first time through an application such as Apple Mail. MS Mail or MS Outlook, which doesn't display the set time zone prompt. This also causes confusion when migrating a user and receiving an error or success message from 3 hours in the future.

    130 votes
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  19. Whiteboard App for Microsoft Teams should have a possibility to use storage in datacenters in Europe only

    The Whiteboard App for Microsoft Teams and mobile clients should have a possibility to use storage in datacenters in Europe only.

    117 votes
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  20. Azure Dynamic Groups Licensing Reprocess PowerShell cmdlet

    Please add a new PowerShell cmdlet to reprocess a group for Azure Dynamic Group based licensing. When transitioning from a direct assigned license over to azure dynamic group based licensing, there is no reprocess cmdlet on the group. Everything else can be scripted to transition the licenses over to Azure Dynamic Group based Licensing, except for reprocessing the group. We have transitioned about 10 out of 60 groups, and each time we have to login to the portal and click the reprocess button.

    116 votes
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