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  1. Remove external users from Group if there's no internal users in it

    It's a security matter. Now person can share Group membership to his external account and use the group with that account even after he leaves our organization. Can we have an option that informs admins if there's a Group that has only external user(s) or remove automatically all external users from a Group that has no internal users left in it.

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  2. Naming Policy for Azure Premium Customers Only

    In Microsoft's April update for Office 365 groups they mention the Azure AD naming policy is coming but only for Azure Premium customers. This should not be the case. Proper management of Office 365 groups should include naming policies. Without naming policies, there is a large potential for namespace collisions for folks who do not use the Azure AD premium service. This is something that should be available to all not just Azure AD premium customers.

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  3. Microsoft Teams don't always show notifications

    sometimes the notifications don't show when get new updates in Microsoft Teams so have to remember to go in and check for new stuff.

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  4. Hide Groups

    Please give us the option to hide the Groups section altogether on the email login page - I'm sure it's a nice feature for some, but there's some of us out here who don't and won't use the Groups feature, so it's annoying to always have to hide in upon logging in.

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    6 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Thanks for the feedback. We have made changes in OWA and Outlook such that if a user doesn’t want to view their groups or not want to use the groups, they can collapse the Groups node in the left navigation panel. And it will stay collapsed unless the user opens it again, it is saved across reboots and app restart.
    Overall feedback about reducing the clutter is a valid feedback, and we will take this into account as we think about simplifying the overall experience.

  5. Add Planner task to Group Calendar and Assigned Resource Calendar automatically

    Love the ability to add task to a group with Planner but please have task that have an expiration date automatically add themselves to the Group calendar and the Assigned resource's calendar automatically.

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