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  1. Text are unreadable when hovering folders from a Document Library using Dark Theme feature

    Text are unreadable when hovering folders from a Document Library using Dark Theme feature. Editing the source code was the workaround used where in it supposed to show the clear Folder names when being hovered.

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  2. Link to a folder or file in Company Shared drive

    In SharePoint online modern page - The Link Web part and Image web part currently supports only links from http, https and mailto protocol.

    We would like to have the ability to add a link to a folder or a file from a shared drive.

    17 votes
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  3. need to know who added or remove members to the distribution list

    we need need to know who added user or remove the user from Distribution List, now we can only see who do add or remove but we cannot see who is the specific user that has been add or remove

    19 votes
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    0 comments  ·  Exchange Admin  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  4. How to show incidents

    If an incident would be reported by multiple users, I would like to request you to post it to Advisory before it is categorized as an incident.
    Also, if an incident would be resolved immediately, I would like you to view it for at least a day, not to include it in the history section soon because the incident looks hidden.

    17 votes
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  5. Reduce the duration of reflecting the new password via M365 admin center

    Recently, it seems to take more time to complete users’ password reset by administrators via Microsoft 365 admin center. It takes approximately five to ten minutes or even more for completion of resetting the password.
    Although the password reset is immediately completed by using Windows PowerShell, with our operation, we prefer to use M365 admin center for the password reset.
    I would request you to reduce the duration of reflecting the users’ new password from M365 admin center.

    32 votes
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  6. Allow admin to change default height and width in Sharepoint Site

    Allow admin to have a capabilities on adjusting/changing the height/width of the footer in SharePoint site where the comments tab is located

    42 votes
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  7. Change default language in Sharepoint (OneDrive)

    For an international company, it is important to define the company language (e.g. English) as the default language. Unfortunately, when initializing O365, the language is set according to the location (in our case "German"). This is devastating because all SharePoint pages (including OneDrive) are subsequently created in "German". This should at least be pointed out.
    Unfortunately there is no possibility to change the default language afterwards. The workarounds with multi-language support are not satisfactory. Nevertheless, German continues to dominate in many areas

    Please point out the importance of the language during the initial setup and give the possibility to select…

    524 votes
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  8. Tenant-wide LOCALE setting for SharePoint

    It's nice that Microsoft have added the ability to have a TIMEZONE setting - for the entire tenant.

    https://office365.uservoice.com/forums/273493-office-365-admin/suggestions/6835268-tenant-wide-time-zone-setting-for-sharepoint-at-l

    BUT - there's no way to set the 'locale'. This is in the regional settings for a SharePoint site.

    And so I still have to go to each - and change to "English (Australia)" - otherwise I get the (only American) date format 03/29/2019

    WHY didn't this get added with the 'tenant wide timezone' setting ??

    I'm a bit surprised - it would have been easy to add LOCALE at the same time ??

    73 votes
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  9. Improve DKIM record settings in Office 365

    If you use DKIM in Office 365, you need to set "_" for CNAME record. However, many DNSs won’t accept to use the underscore. I would like you to improve the settings for DKIM.

    9 votes
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  10. Service Plan Lock on licensing groups

    New Service Plans are added to our E3 from time to time.
    We deploy the licenses via Dynamic Group Assignment.
    We trim the Service Plans within the groups to allow only the Service plans that our organization needs
    When a new Service Plan is added, it is automatically enabled by default.
    Here we got the MyAnalytics that got deployed on our organization without our consent and our knowledge. Furthermore, an email sent to all users asking them to go into MyAnalytics Dashboard was sent.

    I understand that Microsoft desires to implement new services and that all users enjoy them as…

    16 votes
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  11. Microsoft Stream data retention policies

    Under O365 Security and Compliance, Data Governance, Retention, include stream channels, videos, and groups as a location to apply retention policies.

    140 votes
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  12. Demand to create an alert event such as "Failed user login"

    Hi,

    We would like to ask a demand to create an alert event such as "Failed user login".

    At the moment, you can't create such an alert activity as this because such a category/event doesn't exist in the list. This point has been confirmed to us by O365 support.
    The only way to see such an event is throufgh the security and compliance center by auditing an account manually.

    In circumtances such as brute force attack or attempt to hack an account, it will be extremely useful for an admin to receive such an information to take appropriate action.

    Thank…

    87 votes
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  13. Block non-admin users from obtaining user information by using the Get-Msol・・ cmdlet

    I would like to block non-admin users from obtaining user information by using the Get-Msol・・ cmdlet.

    When you execute Set-MsolCompanySettings -UsersPermissionToReadOtherUsersEnabled $False, this option would impact on not only PowerShell but Planner and Teams which are managed with user information. We find the following behaviors:-
    ・ With Planner, other user is shown as a previous user and if we try to assign a task to other user, it fails due to the error message says that he/she doesn’t have an access.
    ・ With Teams, we cannot add a user as a member because he/she is shown as unknown users when…

    11 votes
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  14. Show every item in Rooms & equipment in the Resource section

    It would be great if we can view all the items registered in Rooms & equipment in the Resource section in the new Microsoft 365 admin center. Currently it doesn’t have any scroll bar and it shows only 40 items. If you have more than 40 items, some of them won’t be shown unless you search the item you look for.
    We had every item visible in the previous version on admin center, so I would like you to improve the behavior on the new admin center.

    11 votes
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  15. Use group-based licensing in Azure AD to manage assigning licenses for group members

    It would be very helpful if we could use group-based licensing in Azure AD to manage assigning licenses for group members with specifying members who have O365 E3/E1 license assigned.

    13 votes
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  16. A way let user with on-premise mailbox can have profile photos on Exchange Online

    We need to have a feature in EXO so that a user with on-premise mailbox can have photos on Exchange Online, in their Mail User Profile. This is because customer (like us) who do not want to host all mailboxes on EXO due to their design considerations, need to continue using Hybrid setup and host few mailboxes on premise exchange server.

    21 votes
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  17. converting sync with ad users to In Cloud User

    A week back, I was able to convert my AD sync users to In Cloud user by simply moving that user from the Local AD OU that was configured to sync the users to Office365 to some other OU. After next Azure AD Connect synchronization, that user account was marked as deleted @ Office365 and moved to Deleted User. I then restore that user @ Office365 and after some time it change to In-Cloud user. I will then replace the old user information / email addresses with the new user @ Office365.

    I also perform the same changes in my…

    123 votes
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  18. Remove case sensitive for "Search to add members" in Distribution lists

    When adding members to any groups like 365 it gives you the option to search for members in any case, however when trying to add a member to a "Distribution list" nothing is returned, unless you type the correct case of their name.

    Please remove case sensitive for "Search to add members" in Distribution lists. No other "group" has this and is inconsistent with the use of 365 admin portal

    93 votes
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  19. Controlling Service Health notification mail by its severity

    We get incident information mails in Service Health, but we cannot determine how serious the incidents are by only looking at the contents.
    If you could rate incidents’ severity, such as Low, Middle, High, it is more understandable for admins. Also, it would be great if admin could set the notification level according to the severity by setting threshold.

    4 votes
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  20. Azure Backup integration for Office 365 data ( Exchange - Sharepoint -Teams -Onedrive)

    We need offsite backup of Office 365 data. This was asked at Azure backup Team here : https://feedback.azure.com/forums/258995-azure-backup-and-scdpm/suggestions/6837417-backup-for-o365 Maybe the Office 365 Team and Azure Backup team can make a solution for backup of Office 365 Data ( Exchange mailboxen, Sharepoint data, Team Sites, Onedrive for Business ) for Short and Longtime protection Offsite ( Other location) Thanks James

    1,091 votes
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