May 13 2021 09:20 AM
May 13 2021 09:20 AM
When I minimize a Teams Video Call it minimizes to the bottom right of the screen, which is very frustrating. This is inconvenient as I'm then not looking at my team, but looking down, so everytime I have to move it up to the top leftish so my team has me looking at them.
The teams windows need to minimize at least to middle of screen, and preferably should allow you to select where to place it when minimized.
If this is possible please let me know how.
May 15 2021 02:13 AM
May 17 2021 07:30 AM
yes, easy to do, but very very frustrating as a user, especially if you have to switch in and out of min and normal.
May 19 2021 07:01 AMSolution
Jul 08 2021 01:04 PM
Mar 21 2022 08:42 PM
Totally agree - I actually prefer to have teams minimized much of the time so the faces aren't so full screen and overwhelming, I find it much better to minimize and then bring the thumbnail preview up to where my camera is, would love that to be a preset choice or alternatively remember last position.
Apr 13 2022 06:38 AM
@DWB_in_oz Is there really no way to modify this in the registry or something? This is so infuriating I google a solution every month to see if anyone has found a way around it. You guys are exactly right, esp. with larger desktop screens. People don't put their cameras on the bottom left of their screen. Top center.. Why would it minimize to the lower right?! Its insane.. Do people actually use the apps they create?
Apr 13 2022 07:42 AM
Apr 13 2022 07:47 AM
@JedICDTech haha I feel your pain, I really do.
Have you ever checked out PowerToys? It's something I could see being added to that application if the Teams app can't get their stuff together.
It very useful for a bunch of random things. I esp. love fancy zones.
Maybe they could add a Remember Window's Position feature to that? We can dream...
Apr 13 2022 08:08 AM
Apr 13 2022 08:41 AM
Apr 13 2022 08:54 AM
Apr 13 2022 04:32 PM
Thanks - I had previously tried Fancy Zones/ Powertoys but been unable to make it work as I wanted as I hadn't seen the custom overlapping zones. I've put a small zone up in the middle and can move the preview thumbnail to it, however it doesn't seem to return there by itself, it still goes back to bottom right. Perhaps I have a different version of Powertoys as I cannot see an option to "allow child snapping".
Apr 19 2022 03:20 PM
@DWB_in_oz That is great you can do that, but Microsoft should make Microsoft tools work like other Microsoft tools!! :)
Apr 19 2022 10:37 PM
Apr 22 2022 09:45 AM
@bkrealityi Please make sure you express your frustration SPECIFICALLY in the feedback area of Teams. I don't think the Windows people read these forums, even if it does say it's for Windows. We are all just screaming into the wind if complaints are just here.....
Apr 22 2022 10:58 AM