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  1. Add the ability to create a communication site on / instead of /sites/contoso

    It would be great to be able to create a communication site on / instead of /sites/contoso. Could you please add this ability?

    14 votes
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    5 comments  ·  SharePoint PowerShell  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  2. Hide the Feedback button

    stop showing this Feedback button, how about that idea?

    14 votes
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    2 comments  ·  Auditing & Compliance  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  3. Displaying the failure of SharePoint online

    In case of failure in SharePoint Online, it would be really helpful if there’s a function which to display static page (SharePoint internal page or external page) stating the occurrence of failure prepared for each tenant so that all users can see

    8 votes
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    0 comments  ·  Other  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  4. Revert default date format to "Standard" from "Friendly"

    When I want to know the time and date that something was Created or Modified I require a bit of standardized precision.
    e.g. [5/31/2017 7:33 PM] (actually, I'd prefer the ISO standard of [2017-05-31 19:33] but that's another discussion).
    Instead, the "Friendly" format gives you useless approximations like "a few minutes ago", or "29 minutes ago", or "May 5".
    This is what people are used to and what I suspect is the majority use case.
    Why would we want to impose a non-standard format, "Friendly" or otherwise. The "Friendly" format is the unusual non-standard format and as such deserves to…

    14 votes
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    0 comments  ·  Other  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  5. Sync profile pictures across ALL of office 365

    For large companies who want to upload user images for the user it does not sync across the whole office 365 platform. We uploaded user images into exchange online via powershell. Their picture shows up everywhere except sharepoint. To get to show up in sharepoint that user would have to sign in > go to their delve page > click edit profile > and then click save. We cannot rely on companies with 1000+ employees to all follow that instruction

    14 votes
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    3 comments  ·  User Profile Services  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  6. 365 – SharePoint Online, Usage and Activity Reports

    We need information on user with ID activity per site collection with URL, which user has opened, changed, synched, downloaded, published files within which site collection with URL. Currently the tenant admin report shows cumulative data: nr of files opened synched etc. per user, but not clear in which site collections and vice versa nr of files edited within a site collection but without information on the users. Users activity on particular site collection is indeed the most important usage statistic, in order to answer the simple question " who is using what in sharepoint".

    14 votes
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    2 comments  ·  Office 365 SharePoint Tenant Admin  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  7. Add granular site permission "Manage Access Requests"

    Allow us to create a permission role that can be assigned to a SP team site group that allows users the ability to manage access requests with out having to grant "Manage Permissions" or "Manage Web Site" or simply granting full control.

    14 votes
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    2 comments  ·  Security  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  8. Enable calendar overlays across site collections when using HNSC

    We've just converted the site collections at a client site from path-based site collections to host-named site collection and discovered that calendar with overlays of calendars from other site collections do not work once we've made the switch to HNSC.

    Please enable the ability to use calendar overlays using calendars stored in other host-named site collections. This is an issue with host-named site collections that is disappointing considering Microsoft is recommending the use of HNSC.

    14 votes
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    1 comment  ·  Other  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  9. Remove characters limitations in folders and file names

    If it's a valid name in Windows, it should be also in Sharepoint.

    14 votes
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    2 comments  ·  Other  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  10. 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 →
  11. Remove extraneous characters from term store data export to excel

    When SharePoint data is exported to Excel, managed metadata columns show up with extra characters, such as 35;#Metals instead of just Metals. Would be better if only the term name got transferred.

    14 votes
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    5 comments  ·  SharePoint Upgrade  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  12. Use a list as a mail merge datasource

    I would be fantastic if it was possible to use a SharePoint list as a mail merge datasource

    14 votes
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    1 comment  ·  Database  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  13. 13 votes
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    0 comments  ·  SharePoint Upgrade  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  14. Make Set-SPOTenant -UserVoiceForFeedbackEnabled:$false have effect on all modern pages

    Please fix it so that Set-SPOTenant -UserVoiceForFeedbackEnabled:$false will have influence on ALL modern SharePoint Online pages.

    Right now when applying this, it only removes the feedback from the modern Site Pages. Not from any other modern page like the list views or the site contents. This makes its behavior inconsistent and confusing.

    13 votes
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    1 comment  ·  Change Management  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  15. Prevent AAD Security Groups from appearing in SharePoint Online People Picker

    Would like to be able to prevent/hide AD Security Groups(that are used for Group Based Licensing) from showing up in SharePoint Online People Picker. This is necessary to ensure that these groups are not being used for anything outside of licensing entitlements.

    13 votes
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    2 comments  ·  Office 365 SharePoint Tenant Admin  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  16. About the Issue of the partly missing of News title (English follows Japanese)

    SharePoint Online ニュースタイトルの上部が切れてしまう事象について
    SharePoint のモダン ページでニュースを追加すると、ニュース タイトルの上部が切れている事象を早めに改善してほしい
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    About the Issue of the partly missing of News title
    After News parts has been added on a Modern SharePoint page, the title’s top part has been strangely cut out.
    Please resolve this issue as soon as possible.

    9 votes
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    0 comments  ·  Customizations  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  17. Change the default link type per site collection

    I'd like to be able to change the default link type per site collection or even better per site, not just at the tenant level. This ability would reduce incorrect sharing in tightly restricted site collections.

    13 votes
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    1 comment  ·  Security  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  18. The file’s name changes to a messy code when using decompression software to download files

    If you download multiple files using decompression software, the file’s name will change to a messy code.
    I really want this function can be improved.

    2 votes
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    0 comments  ·  Other  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  19. JPG file is changing " Modified" time automatically

    After uploading a JPG file from Internet Explorer, the “Modified” time will be displayed the time which in the image’s properties for a while.
    But after one day, when I confirm the file from “Open with Explorer” in the library, the “Modified” time of the JPG file is overwritten by the file’s uploaded time.
    But office files and PNG files do not cause this issue.
    It would be really helpful if the JPG file can also be remained to the time which in the image’s properties by “Open with Explorer” like any other types of the file.

    13 votes
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    0 comments  ·  Customizations  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  20. SharePoint Admin Center Show All Storage Allocation Used and ALL Site Collections

    SharePoint Admin Center needs to show the correct storage allocation being used by ALL products that take away from a tenant's storage allocation. This would include Office 365 Groups that now create site collections and the Office 365 Video channels that also take away from your total storage allocation. Also, the SharePoint Admin Center should show all site collections (those created from Office 365 Groups and from the Video channel). Right now, no one gets a clear picture of how much storage they are truly using if Video Channels or Office 365 Groups have been created.

    13 votes
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    0 comments  ·  Office 365 SharePoint Tenant Admin  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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