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  1. Fix contact syncing between Outlook 2016, Android and the Outlook App

    Fix contact syncing between Outlook 2016, Android contacts and the Outlook App contacts. All three ways, not just from Outlook 2016.

    59 votes
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      2 comments  ·  Contacts  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • Merge Contacts

      In the new Outlook experience you can no longer "merge" contacts. I don't want to have two Outlook contacts for the same person "linked", I want them to be merged in to ONE contact.

      42 votes
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        3 comments  ·  Contacts  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • Contacts and catagories disappear

        A bunch of my contacts have disappeared. Also, I had all contacts grouped in catagories and now all that is gone... very frustrating.. Fix this!!!

        38 votes
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          8 comments  ·  Contacts  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • More Phone Numbers

          I Need more phone no. per contact:
          - private
          - work
          - work (Company central)
          - mobile private 1
          - mobile private 2
          - mobile wife
          - mobile husband
          - .....
          - mobile work

          Instead of implementing this, refer to my other suggestion (sub-groups for contacts):

          A contact-group could be for example:

          Family Miller (including 1 adress, 1 tel.no. and 1 email adress).
          Members of this group:
          -Mr Miller (let say 3 tel. nos., 2 email adresses)
          -Mrs. Miller (3 nos. + 1 email)
          -Child (1 tel + 1 email),
          - etc.

          36 votes
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            0 comments  ·  Contacts  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • Keep existing online status

            Simply, when you log off Hotmail, ensure that the status of your presence (Available, Invisible etc.) is continued when you log back in. It is so frustrating logging in, contacts seeing you are online, and messaging as such. Your consideration would be greatly appreciated with this. I have many lucrative ideas - this is just a suggestion. I am looking for a role in an exceptionally forward-thinking company and if an example of my idea could be looked at, implemented and then a potential job role offered, then I would be open to sharing all my other ideas for Microsoft.…

            34 votes
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              18 comments  ·  Contacts  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • Print the people contact list

              It would be useful to be able to print the list of people contacts with their email addresses. This would efficiently help me to determine which contacts are outdated and need to be revised.

              Next idea-do not include in the search feature calendar items when one is searching for help on printing people contact lists. Including this has not been an efficient way to use my search time.

              32 votes
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                21 comments  ·  Contacts  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              • Using a 'Distribution List' for emailing groups of people

                Distribution Lists:

                It would be useful if there was a facility to save numerous recipients' email addresses under one list, so that when you need to email a group of people, you don't need to type in their addresses separately every time. Saving all the addresses under one title, for example 'family' would save a lot of time. You would then simply click on 'family' and all the saved email addresses would be entered into the recipient box, automatically.

                I email 4 different groups of people, regularly, each group with about 15-20 recipients in, and most of the time is…

                29 votes
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                  7 comments  ·  Contacts  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • Designate Contact Cards as "Company" with First or Last Name

                  For Contacts, the user should be able to have a contact which is simply a company (ie. Microsoft Support), where there isn't a specific person's name associated with the contact information, but a company's general phone number. Currently, when viewing these contacts within your list, the are all at the top under "#", and only display a phone number within the summary list. The user must view each phone number, and read the comments to determine which contact card is associated with a company.

                  29 votes
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                    11 comments  ·  Contacts  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • Sync calendar and contacts with Mac

                    I want to be able to sync my Outlook.com calendar and contacts to my Mac. Please make it possible. Currently I can only sync email and notes. Other services (like Gmail) can sync my calendar and contacts to Macs.

                    Thanks for the consideration.

                    27 votes
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                      2 comments  ·  Contacts  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • stop using initials for contacts

                      Give an option to not use initials for contacts; most of my email contacts are newsletters or businesses, not actual people, so it's very annoying and pointless to have initials assigned to them. I can search my contact list on the rare occasion I need to reply to them.

                      26 votes
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                        2 comments  ·  Contacts  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • Import/Export Contacts to other systems

                        An Option to import and export contacts directly to other accounts like icloud.

                        22 votes
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                          21 comments  ·  Contacts  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • Live mail contacts.

                          Make sure that live mail and outlook share same facilities so Accu Check e-mail still works and users don't have to sort out software links for important document e-mails to nurses.....i.e Address book just like favourites

                          21 votes
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                            3 comments  ·  Contacts  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • Very dissatisfied with new inbox layout.

                            Awful new format, really inconvenient for scrolling through the inbox, the old system was much easier. If at all possible, please change it back.

                            19 votes
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                              2 comments  ·  Contacts  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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                              Like to be able to see a Contact List for emails

                              19 votes
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                                1 comment  ·  Contacts  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                              • Chime alert for people in VIP list

                                Please add the ability to select certain people in my contact list with alerts. For example, I want to be able to select that when I receive emails from specific people, I get a chime alert. So my email only makes noise when I get an email from those specific people. It's currently set up that way in iOS, it's called VIP and when I add a person to my VIP list, if I get an email from them, my phone will chime. All other emails are silent, I just get a badge for all others.

                                17 votes
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                                  4 comments  ·  Contacts  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                • Address labels from Outlook.com contacts

                                  Is there a way to create address labels using the contact list in Outlook.com? If not, I feel that would be a nice added feature.

                                  17 votes
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                                  • Mac Outlook 2016 People need to be able to sync with Google Gmail contacts.

                                    Mac Outlook 2016 People need to be able to sync with Google Gmail contacts.

                                    17 votes
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                                    • Name override checkbox

                                      Add a "checkbox" to the GUI of the "People" screen to allow the name that I keep and prefer for a person to override the text string that comes from the inbound message. Example:

                                      My sister's name is PEGGY. We call her PEGGY. her email comes in with
                                      the name "MEG ANN" . If I set the Checkbox, display the name as what
                                      I want it to be (what I have entered for NAME 1 in People (or NICKNAME).

                                      Example #2: I get an email from THE DONALD, I want it to show as from
                                      BOZO.

                                      Just a little humor.…

                                      16 votes
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                                      • 15 votes
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                                          3 comments  ·  Contacts  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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                                          -----Under Outlook People
                                          ----- " Contacts
                                          ----- " Contact individual's personal card: I would like for you to ADD GROUP. For example: If I want to note that a person belongs to a certain GROUP, such as "Family", "Church Affiliation", "hobby", "hometown", "occupation", etc., then I could address an email to all the people in my "Family", or "Church", or "hobby", etc. This would be VERY helpful. Please consider adding this feature. Thank you.

                                          15 votes
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