OutlookUservoice_icon_outlook Outlook Feedback by UserVoice

Outlook for Mac

We have partnered with UserVoice, a third-party service, to collect feedback from you and other Outlook users. Your use of the portal and your submission is subject to the UserVoice Terms of Service & Privacy Policy, including the license terms. Please do not send any novel or patentable ideas, copyrighted materials, samples or demos for which you do not want to grant a license to Microsoft.

Need technical support? Please report issues using Contact Support in the Help Menu.

If you are using the New Outlook for Mac, please visit our forum dedicated to that version at:  

https://outlook.uservoice.com/forums/924856


  • Hot ideas
  • Top ideas
  • New ideas
  • My feedback
  1. support public holidays for calendars to Mac

    support public holidays for calendars to Mac

    524 votes
    Vote
    Sign in
    (thinking…)
    Sign in with: Facebook Google
    Signed in as (Sign out)
    You have left! (?) (thinking…)
    18 comments  ·  Calendar  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  2. Allow subscribing to published iCal calendars and vice versa

    I suggest that you add functionality to both Outlook for Mac and Outlook for Windows to enable subscribing to published iCal calendars (or Mac Calendar.app), and to enable publishing of Outlook calendars in a form that can be subscribed to from iCal. This should, of course, sync changes in both directions.

    457 votes
    Vote
    Sign in
    (thinking…)
    Sign in with: Facebook Google
    Signed in as (Sign out)
    You have left! (?) (thinking…)
    7 comments  ·  Calendar  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  3. Add Outlook calendar entries to OS X's "Today" notification panel

    I use the Mac OS X notification and Today panels quite a bit -- they're just a keyboard shortcut away. In the Today panel is support for the Mac OS Calendar, but nothing for Outlook. I would appreciate the ability to add Outlook, so I can see everything in one place.

    294 votes
    Vote
    Sign in
    (thinking…)
    Sign in with: Facebook Google
    Signed in as (Sign out)
    You have left! (?) (thinking…)
    5 comments  ·  Calendar  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  4. Allow users of Office 2011/2016 in Mac to set customer reminders for calendar

    I am a user of Outlook on Windows for 15 years and on MacOS for 5 years. There is a feature for calendar reminders on Windows which is not available on Mac version and I would like to request it be introduced in a future upgrade (sooner the better)

    I have tested this functionality and confirmed it is available on Windows Outlook 2007-2010-2013-2016 but it is not available on Office for Mac either 2011 or 2016.

    When I create a new calendar entry and go to set a reminder, I get the same arbitrary list of reminder times on both…

    292 votes
    Vote
    Sign in
    (thinking…)
    Sign in with: Facebook Google
    Signed in as (Sign out)
    You have left! (?) (thinking…)
    Under review  ·  4 comments  ·  Calendar  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  5. Add the ability to save event changes and control sent updates for Calendar invites

    PLEASE give us the ability to add new attendees to existing meetings, edit the meeting message, or change event details without sending updates to all attendees. Need to be able to make changes, add new people, etc. and have a choice to send updates or simply save without sending updates. Currently only way to edit events on Outlook for Mac requires hitting "send update" and ALL attendees get invite update... leads to a lot of confusion for clients.

    289 votes
    Vote
    Sign in
    (thinking…)
    Sign in with: Facebook Google
    Signed in as (Sign out)
    You have left! (?) (thinking…)
    25 comments  ·  Calendar  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  6. Integrate Google Hangouts into the calendar

    Integrate Google Hangouts into the calendar - I'm an Office Insider (Fast) member so Google contacts & calendar are included, which is great, but the option of adding/integrating Hangouts to the calendar would be tremendous.

    259 votes
    Vote
    Sign in
    (thinking…)
    Sign in with: Facebook Google
    Signed in as (Sign out)
    You have left! (?) (thinking…)
    27 comments  ·  Calendar  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  7. Automatically suggest potential meeting time slots that all attendees can make

    Old title - Add the ability to suggest a new time for a conference.

    250 votes
    Vote
    Sign in
    (thinking…)
    Sign in with: Facebook Google
    Signed in as (Sign out)
    You have left! (?) (thinking…)
    14 comments  ·  Calendar  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  8. Mark calendar invites as read after accepted

    When calendar invites are accepted, they revert to unread when going into trash. Mark invites as read if they are acted upon. This has been a problem since 2012 or earlier. now outlook for mac 2016

    217 votes
    Vote
    Sign in
    (thinking…)
    Sign in with: Facebook Google
    Signed in as (Sign out)
    You have left! (?) (thinking…)
    28 comments  ·  Calendar  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  9. Sharing Secondary Calendars

    Please allow Shared Secondary Calendars to show up on Calendar. Both OWA and Outlook for Windows 2016 both show Secondary Calendars which have been shared. Just not Outlook for Mac 2016.

    212 votes
    Vote
    Sign in
    (thinking…)
    Sign in with: Facebook Google
    Signed in as (Sign out)
    You have left! (?) (thinking…)
    18 comments  ·  Calendar  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  10. Calendar Meetings: copy and better follow up on attendees

    Calendar Meetings: copy and better follow up on attendees
    Specifically one thing is missing in Outlook for Mac that I would like to see on the mac: The ability to copy the attendee list incl attending status (attending/declined/tentative/no response) to the clipboard.
    In Outlook for Windows you can use the Tracking icon to do this.

    In general follow up on meeting attendees in Outlook Mac works very poorly. In addition to the above it would also be nice to have some overview info on a meeting like "5 attending, 12 tentative, 3 declined"

    202 votes
    Vote
    Sign in
    (thinking…)
    Sign in with: Facebook Google
    Signed in as (Sign out)
    You have left! (?) (thinking…)
    12 comments  ·  Calendar  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  11. export calendar to excel

    export items to excel as in 2003-version

    191 votes
    Vote
    Sign in
    (thinking…)
    Sign in with: Facebook Google
    Signed in as (Sign out)
    You have left! (?) (thinking…)
    27 comments  ·  Calendar  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  12. Make the Mac version of Outlook 2016 calendar fully functional

    Office 2016 Outlook for Mac is not fully functional (a big disappointment). I cannot see the calendars of fellow employees on our Exchange network (18,000 employees) as I can with the Windows version and this makes trying to schedule meetings with multiple people a nightmare. Is there an upgrade that will add this function soon? Makes Outlook useless unless using a Windows PC (which does not work with most programs we use). Would be an essential add on feature for Otlook 2016 for Mac.

    181 votes
    Vote
    Sign in
    (thinking…)
    Sign in with: Facebook Google
    Signed in as (Sign out)
    You have left! (?) (thinking…)
    5 comments  ·  Calendar  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  13. Add support for adding subscribed calendars to Outlook for Mac (Office 365)

    Please add support for subscribed calendars, such as Google Calendar.

    173 votes
    Vote
    Sign in
    (thinking…)
    Sign in with: Facebook Google
    Signed in as (Sign out)
    You have left! (?) (thinking…)
    13 comments  ·  Calendar  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  14. Please add holidays to calendars. Not able to add international holidays.

    Please add holidays to calendars. Not able to add international holidays.

    167 votes
    Vote
    Sign in
    (thinking…)
    Sign in with: Facebook Google
    Signed in as (Sign out)
    You have left! (?) (thinking…)
    4 comments  ·  Calendar  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  15. calendar inbox

    Allow the calendar to show on the inbox view in the right column like Outlook for Windows offers.

    160 votes
    Vote
    Sign in
    (thinking…)
    Sign in with: Facebook Google
    Signed in as (Sign out)
    You have left! (?) (thinking…)
    5 comments  ·  Calendar  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  16. Add the "go to (date)" feature to the toolbar on Outlook Calendar for Mac-for ease of scheduling future events

    Add the "go to (date)" feature to the toolbar on Outlook Calendar for Mac, as it is in Windows-for ease of scheduling future events. Having to arrow forward for months thru the calendar to get to a future date is a waste of time.

    160 votes
    Vote
    Sign in
    (thinking…)
    Sign in with: Facebook Google
    Signed in as (Sign out)
    You have left! (?) (thinking…)
    26 comments  ·  Calendar  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  17. 159 votes
    Vote
    Sign in
    (thinking…)
    Sign in with: Facebook Google
    Signed in as (Sign out)
    You have left! (?) (thinking…)
    0 comments  ·  Calendar  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  18. Drag email to calendar

    I tried to drag an email to calendar to set up an event and it didn't work, for either Outlook 15.40, or for Office 365 in Firefox.

    I just downloaded Office 15.40 for Macs, and it installed and ran. I really like the feature of dragging an email to the calendar to set up an event--is it browswer specific?

    153 votes
    Vote
    Sign in
    (thinking…)
    Sign in with: Facebook Google
    Signed in as (Sign out)
    You have left! (?) (thinking…)
    3 comments  ·  Calendar  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  19. Shade current day in the calendar view for clarity

    The week at a glance view in the Calendar only indicates the current day in the top (where the day and date is highlighted in blue). It would be a lot faster to view/grasp if "today" (the current day) was shaded a different color than the other days.

    152 votes
    Vote
    Sign in
    (thinking…)
    Sign in with: Facebook Google
    Signed in as (Sign out)
    You have left! (?) (thinking…)
    19 comments  ·  Calendar  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  20. Public holidays

    Include calendar for public holidays

    151 votes
    Vote
    Sign in
    (thinking…)
    Sign in with: Facebook Google
    Signed in as (Sign out)
    You have left! (?) (thinking…)
    5 comments  ·  Calendar  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  • Don't see your idea?

Outlook for Mac

Categories

Feedback and Knowledge Base