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  1. Allow Managed Path defaults for both Team Sites and Communication Sites

    Currently, the SharePoint Online admin center allows you to configure a "default" managed path (i.e. /teams/ or /sites/) for newly created sites.

    This configuration under Admin Center > Settings > Site Creation reads as: "Create Team sites under [DROPDOWN]".

    Despite the mention of Team Sites here specifically, the same default is being applied to Communication Sites as they're created outside of the admin center.

    A default managed path should be allowed to be configured for both Team Sites and Communication Sites independently.

    Example:
    Human Resources (HR) requires both a private area to collaborate securely on employee data but also needs…

    14 votes

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    0 comments  ·  Office 365 SharePoint Tenant Admin  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  2. Please make the "Show or Hide" setting possible for every single user for all usable apps

    *English follows Japanese
    ■Title(件名):
    利用可能なアプリについて "表示または非表示" 設定をユーザーごと可能となるように
    Please make the "Show or Hide" setting possible for every single user for all usable apps


    ■Description(内容):
    アプリランチャーのタイル (SharePoint Online など利用可能なアプリ) を、ユーザーごとに "表示または非表示" 設定が可能になることを希望。※アプリ自体を "表示または非表示" にすることで、ユーザーの利用制限をあらかじめ設定でき、管理がしやすい。
    We hope that the "Show or Hide" setting for the app launcher tile (useable apps like SharePoint Online etc.) can be set for every single user. *By changing the "Show or Hide" setting for the app itself, user usage restrictions can be set in advance and becomes easier to manage.

    14 votes

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    0 comments  ·  Office 365 SharePoint Tenant Admin  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  3. Enable auditing of file actions (open, view etc.) on SharePoint Online

    SharePoint Online would solve numerous problems for our business but our involvement with certain organisations means we have to have a full audit trail of when every policy document gets opened, viewed etc. Without this we can't implement SharePoint online and we don't have the resources for an on premises option.

    14 votes

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    1 comment  ·  Office 365 SharePoint Tenant Admin  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  4. Create a Read-Only SharePoint Administrator role in Admin Center

    Create a Read-Only SharePoint Administrator role in Admin Center. With this option, a Servicedesk (or other departments/users) can pick up a lot of incident tickets, without changing. In this way they can learn the basics of SharePoint, before they will get the normal SharePoint Admin role, beside that the normal SharePoint Administrators, can use the rest of the time (they don't have to spend of incidents), to be innovative.

    13 votes

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  5. The 5000 threshold should not apply when saving a list as a template without content!

    We are unable to save a document library as a template without content and are getting the 5000 threshold error message. Although the library has 37 000 items this should be absolutely irrelevant when saving a list/library as a template! Surely the list definition (including columns, views, etc.) have nothing to do with how many items are in the list! There are similar occasions when we run into the 5000 list error when it should be irrelevant - as the 5000 limit is a hard wall your customers run into I suggest Microsoft develop a way to log errors to…

    13 votes

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  6. Set the SharePoint Administrator as "site collection admins" when creating new Modern Team sites and Communication sites. Today t's the grou

    Set the SharePoint Administrator as "site collection admins" when creating new Modern Team sites and Communication sites.
    Today t's the group associated with the team site and even Global Admin cannot access or do anything.
    This is really strange having all members of the group as "site collection admins" and unlogical to not provide SharePoint Admin access to SharePoint sites as it was before. Really hard to manage for us.

    13 votes

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    4 comments  ·  Office 365 SharePoint Tenant Admin  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  7. Option to hide sync button for all sharepoint libraries / groups

    Like with the option to hide the sync button for all onedrive business accounts. Please provide a way to hide the sync button for all Sharepoint libraries / groups. We currently 700 groups and its impossible to do this on each individual group.

    13 votes

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  8. Enable download of .aspx, .html pages with js, css, images (jpeg, jpg, png, gif etc.,) while Conditional Access Policy is applied.

    Please enable download of .aspx, .html pages with js, css, images (jpeg, jpg, png, gif etc.,) while Conditional Access Policy is applied from Azure Portal and enforced for SPO sites as “Allow limited, web-only access”.

    12 votes

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  9. "Last activity (UTC)" of sites should be exported as UTC in CSV

    SharePoint Admins can export a list of all sites as a CSV file from active sites page in the modern SharePoint admin center.
    The value of [Last activity (UTC)] column is exported as date & time of PST/PDT. It should be DATE of UTC.

    12 votes

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  10. Please add a feature to change the site template to a different type after the site collection is created

    *English follows Japanese
    ■Title(件名):
    サイト コレクション作成後にサイトのテンプレートを別の種類に変更できる機能の追加を希望します。
    Please add a feature to change the site template to a different type after the site collection is created


    ■Description(内容):
    チーム サイトおよびコミュニティ サイトを作成後、サイトのテンプレートを別の種類に変更できる機能の追加を希望します。
    We hope that a feature will be added to change the site template to a different type after team sites and community sites are created.

    12 votes

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  11. promotion

    Document Property Promotion and Demotion is a Feature designed to synchronize specific metadata across documents ..

    Unfortunately it breask CheckSums, such as MD5. That makes file integraty verification impossible

    In SharePoint On Premise, PowerShell can disable it via:

    $web = Get-SPWeb "http://test/sites/test_1/"
    $web.ParserEnabled = $false

    Please provide same function in SharePoint Online.

    Thanks

    12 votes

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    5 comments  ·  Office 365 SharePoint Tenant Admin  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  12. Allow Tenant admins to determine default for external sharing on site collections

    Microsoft is changing the default for site collections created via group creation or using the Create Site feature to be to allow external sharing. This will allow every site not provisioned by IT to share it's content with external people. I think it would be better to let the tenant admin set the default for sites created without IT provisioning so that companies have the option to default to allow external sharing and IT provision sites that are limited, or default to no external sharing and have IT provision sites that enable it.

    12 votes

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  13. A way to set the default timezone in SP

    A way to set a default time zone

    12 votes

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  14. Let user decide on default language when creating Office 365 tenancy

    When new tenancy is created, all default site collections are created with the language that corresponds to the country where the company is placed. This is inconvenient and needs to be re-done in cross-country companies. I suggest to let admin decide on language for the default site collections.

    12 votes

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    3 comments  ·  Office 365 SharePoint Tenant Admin  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  15. Notification settings for SharePoint Online

    *English follows Japanese
    ■Title(件名):
    SharePoint Online の通知設定について
    Notification settings for SharePoint Online


    ■Description(内容):
    SharePoint Online のサイトに通知設定をした際に、通知の設定を作成したユーザーしか設定内容が確認できなく編集もできない。
    そのため、通知設定の内容を管理者ユーザーでも確認および編集できるように機能の拡充を希望します。​
    When performing notification settings for SharePoint Online, only the user who created the notification settings can check and edit it.
    As a result, we hope that this feature can be changed to enable administrators to check and edit the content for notification settings.

    11 votes

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  16. Ability to Rename SharePoint Tenant Name/URL when no content shared or account is new

    I am unable to modify my SharePoint sub-domain or tenant name and I understand the complication with permissions with sites that have shared content; however, in a case with new users with no shared content we should be allowed to modify this sub-domain.

    Secondly, the default name for the subdomain is the users verified dns name and domain concatenated. Example, arioncorp.com (my verified dns name) is suggested to SharePoint name by default as arioncorpcom.sharepoint.com instead of arioncorp.sharepoint.com. For new users this is confusing. The arioncorp.sharepoint.com should be the default suggestion for the SharePoint URL since my dns domain was verified.

    11 votes

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  17. User override for domain based blacklist

    Allow specific users the ability to have an override for a domain based blacklist if the person doing the sharing is a member of a specific AD group. This functionality should be available for both SharePoint and OneDrive for Business Sites.

    11 votes

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  18. Give users ability to stop sharing with contribute share permissions

    We use many sharepoint Online sites for document management.

    Users either have Read or Contribute share permissions.

    ON the folders where they have contribute permissions they can share folders, but they cannot stop sharing.
    This is a major issue, why enable users to share when they aren't able to remove them.
    Would be great to enable users with Contribute share permission to remove shares they created,

    11 votes

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  19. Enable Office 365 Tenant Sign-Up to provide selectable option for default SPO language

    When creating a new Office 365 Tenant, your SPO default language is determined typically by the language of the marketing page you signed up from - e.g. https://products.office.com/en-gb/business/compare-more-office-365-for-business-plans or https://products.office.com/de-DE/business/compare-more-office-365-for-business-plans?omkt=de-DE the latter being German and former English.

    This may mean that the default language provided for SPO is not what you intended it to be, e.g. English instead of French or German instead of English. Some organizations want to have a default language that suits their business needs.

    There is no easy way to change this to your language of choice once your tenant is created. Also, there is no…

    11 votes

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  20. enable renaming or creation of top site names

    Our company has gone through a company rename and there is no way to rename existing or create new sites reflecting the new name.

    11 votes

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