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  1. Manage Contacts

    The ability to add, edit and delete contacts in the "Outlook" app

    532 votes
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      354 comments  ·  Contacts  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • Unblocking Senders

      Show how to unblock sender would be great!! This is not listed in your help assistance nor in the feedback forum. Instructions are needed if you accidentally block a sender.

      70 votes
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        19 comments  ·  Contacts  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • Delete contact funtion missing.

        Firstly, this feedback form is cumbersome. Secondly, not having a delete function is ridiculous. Lastly, your generic response of sending users to office support to find answers themselves is frustrating and pointless.

        63 votes
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          9 comments  ·  Contacts  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • List by company name when no name listed

          If a contact does not have a first / last name listed but does have a company listed, list the company name rather than the email address for listing and sorting.

          53 votes
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            23 comments  ·  Contacts  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • Favorite email contacts

            It would be a good idea to keep the short list of favorite email contacts that has disappeared from the Outlook Mail (Preview). It would also be a good idea to keep them in the list of contacts rather than removing them. I'm getting tired of having to write down the email addresses of my 5 favorite people so that I can type them in every single time that I email them. I fail to see how removing the 5 favorites from the short list and the regular list is an improvement.

            49 votes
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              8 comments  ·  Contacts  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • Send group email to BCC

              When we send emails from Lists please allow us to choose to send them ALL as BCC.
              Thank you.

              44 votes
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                5 comments  ·  Contacts  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              • Sync contacts / calendar on MAC

                Sync contacts and calendar on MAC

                41 votes
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                  8 comments  ·  Contacts  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • CONTACTS

                  PUT "CONTACTS" WHERE IT CAN BE SEEN ON THE SCREEN

                  36 votes
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                    5 comments  ·  Contacts  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • Give users the choice to integrate contact. Outlook on my phone is mixing business with personal contacts and I hate that!

                    Stop forcing us to mix phone and email contacts. This is a corporate (not free) email account and I don't want to have to scroll by Uncle Joe, Mike the butcher and all my personals that you force mixed in. Please fix!

                    34 votes
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                    • 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!!!

                      32 votes
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                        7 comments  ·  Contacts  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • 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.

                        29 votes
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                          1 comment  ·  Contacts  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • Contact list displayed by names, not email addresses.

                          When I create a contact list, the contacts are displayed by their email addresses. I want them to be displayed by their names, so I can put them in alphabetical order. How do I get the list displayed by names?

                          28 votes
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                            6 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.

                            26 votes
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                              16 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.

                              26 votes
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                                1 comment  ·  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…

                                26 votes
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                                  5 comments  ·  Contacts  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                • Allow me to create Groups (PDLs) with also the potential for a shared calendar

                                  I would love to have a "Family" group so I could simply put "Family" in the to list to send email to my family. Also, think of the times you have a kid in either a soccer (or baseball) team for spring/summer/fall. It would be nice to have a Group for other kids/parents/coach on the team and a calendar of all the events (games) for the team. I would also like to be able to distribute (or share) this Group as well as calendar to the other parents. No need for everybody to have to enter all this info. And…

                                  25 votes
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                                    3 comments  ·  Contacts  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                  • Add photo to contacts

                                    Allow photographs of personal contacts to be added by user

                                    24 votes
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                                    • inbox on instagram

                                      need to have where i can instant message also how can i post i got no iphone

                                      23 votes
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                                      • 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

                                        19 votes
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                                          3 comments  ·  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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