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  1. I suggest options for which information is sent when sharing contacts.

    I often have notes on people, transactions or even home addresses that should not be sent if I'm sharing someone's contact information with another person. Currently, I have to manually cut that information then send and re-paste. There should be options for each field that can be selected or at least a few templates or major categories to include or exclude (such as home vs office, personal, notes).

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  2. option to disable "sender image"

    We don't like to see the color bubble with the initial auto generate by itself.
    PC there's an option can turn it off, but mac version doesn't have that option at all

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  3. Add an option to change the default address book from GAL to Contacts

    I have recently updated our employees addresses in our CRM platform. When checking in outlook shortly after I noticed that I now have 2 contacts cards for each employee. One containing the update and another without the update. I then realized that one is under the GAL directory and the other is under all Contacts that were imported from my CRM. Thus the reason for my request. I know there is a way to do so for PC as explained in this link - https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/office/change-default-address-book-53b3ce7a-9d35-4e27-9e37-57979778fe5b but I could not find an appropriate solution for Mac users.

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  4. Contacts disconnect between options in Outlook on Windows, Mac and Web

    Currently there is significant disconnect in the Contacts/People feature between Outlook on Windows, Web and Mac. Standard fields are different on each platform, there is no clear First Name Last Name fields on creation on all platforms. Editing a contact on Mac changes the way it displays on a PC vs Web. E.g editing a suffix on a Mac causes it to drop from the PC version of Outlook.

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  5. 3 votes
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  6. viewing shared sub-contacts folder

    With Outlook for PC, you can create and share a contact folder. You cannot view the other User's sub-folders from Outlook for the Mac. You can only "Open Other User's Folder" and select "Address Book". There is no option to view or select the sub-contact address book.

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  7. Unlock address field when using Google email account

    When you setup your email account as Google account you are unable to add an address to a new contacts (address field is locked).

    However to add address to contacts, as a workaround, you can login to the webmail and add/ modify the contact which will then synchronize to Outlook.

    In my opinion this functionality needs to be enabled urgently in Outlook for Mac.

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  9. Edit groups in Outlook for Mac.

    This is basic 101. And a big WTF. Are you serious microsoft - it is NOT 1984. Please enable editing of groups in Mac for Ouitlook.
    WTF do I even have to ask for this? This is just pure laziness! Even Trump would have enabled this function and he is a walking zombie.

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  10. import wab file

    Create the possibility to import contact information from an old .wab file (from Outlook Express) into Outlook for Mac.

    Alternatively, provide a simple utility to read .wab files and output the information into a .csv file, which seems to already be supported for transferring contact information.

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  11. Allow Modifications To How Contacts and Groups are listed

    Would be nice to select what shows up on the second line below the contact. Right now it's a phone # or title (if phone # isn't entered). I'd prefer for it to list who they work for (or offer up a choice).

    Second, in the group list, it only shows the names and emails in the group. Why not include their business, phone number or some other quick to obtain info about who is in the group?

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  12. add THE MOST BASIC FUNCTION OF EXPORTING CONTACTS AS CSV

    How have you guys not added the functionality to export Mac Outlook contacts to CSV, this has been requested for years and is function in the Windows version. What is GOING ON with your DEV TEAM? unless this is business politics, the lack of this feature is embarassing

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  13. Add Birthday Without Year

    You should be able to add a person's birthday without having to add their year (as is possible in the native calendar app for Mac). It is very often the case that you know someone's birthday without knowing the year and without needing to know the year, yet it's impossible to add a birthday without having the year, or putting in a random year that's wrong.

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  14. Put the categories back in sidebar!

    Put the categories back in the sidebar! Why on earth would you take that feature away? Now I can't view contacts or calendar by category, rendering the categories essentially useless.

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  15. Contacts, People ... pictures are way too small.

    Make them adjustable, bigger, and an option for sizes along with round. Under Outlook Preferences, add in a 'photo' size adjustment. Having pictures allow easy recall of the client, professional contact, or wholesaler. Its useful when your practice has 200 professional contacts. Please change this.

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  16. 2 votes
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  17. Add capability in import contact groups into Mac Outlook. No way to import the contact group list as sent by windows outlook 2016.

    Add capability in import contact groups into Mac Outlook. No way to import the contact group list as sent by windows outlook 2016.

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  18. Sync contacts, calendar and notes for mac with Outlook 2016

    Allow the Mac calendar, address and notes to sync with Outlook 2016 and also bring back the sync service icon in preference

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  19. Improve Search Feature

    I have a hard time finding contacts when using the search feature. Most of my searches turn up "no match found" but they are in my contacts. It's very frustrating to have to work so hard to pull up a contact.

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  20. Add Contact List (Groups) synchronization with Exchange Server.

    Please add Contact List (Groups) synchronization with Exchange Server.

    Having to enable "On My Computer folders" and store them locally is disappointing.

    Thank you.

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