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  1. 4,631 votes
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      Under review  ·  285 comments  ·  People  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • 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

      194 votes
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      • Please find a way to sync my icloud contacts to Outlook

        Please find a way to sync my icloud contacts to Outlook as I really want to stop using apple mail

        40 votes
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        • 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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          • When using the address book tool, enable tab/arrow/enter to get into the search results rather than use the mouse to open a contact

            When using the address book tool, enable tab/arrow/enter to get into the search results and open a contact rather than having to use the mouse to select and open a contact

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            • allow importing contacts from the Mac Contact app to Outlook for Mac

              be able to import contacts from the Mac Contacts app to Outlook directly

              79 votes
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              • View/Add/remove members to/from to Distribution Lists

                Allow us to View/Add/remove members to/from to Distribution Lists in Outlook 2016

                8 votes
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                • Support searching Address List/GAL by using Advanced Search like Outlook for Windows

                  Make searching the Global Address List (GAL) the same on Mac/OWA as in Windows. In Windows you can search for someone in the GAL using their Office, Title or another field.

                  40 votes
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                  • Business Card View in Outlook 2016 for Mac is missing.

                    I have both Outlook 2016 fo Window 10 and Mac OS. Please add Business Card View in Outlook 2016 for Mac.

                    11 votes
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                    • Save Contacts to Address Book of default account

                      Whenever a user saves a contact from vcard, it should be saved in the default accounts address book instead of saving it locally.

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                      • Make initials icon color editable

                        Currently the circular icons with initials of your contacts are randomly assigned a colour. It would be useful if the colours could be assigned by the user so that e.g. Bob Scott who works for Yellow Cabs is yellow and Bill Smith who works for Brown's Brewery is brown, and not randomly the opposite or some other irrelevant colour. That way you could associate the right BS with the right person or company.

                        43 votes
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                        • Contact Category COLOR should match its selected Category Color.

                          The color of the Contact Bubbles (circles) displayed in the People list in Outook for Mac 2016 (365), should match the color of the category set for those individual contacts. WHY in the world would Microsoft engineers assign random rainbow colors, that have zero purpose or relation to the contact's identity, when those contacts already have a color (of importance) tied to their selected category?! Just Reference (or use) Microsoft Outlook for Mac 2011 for an hour to understand how and why that contact category color is so important and useful (for inboxes, contact lists and calendars). At the very…

                          17 votes
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                          • Support CardDAV (not just Google but all CardDav servers)

                            Add support to allow Outlook address book to sync with a CardDAV server. Eg. I have a CardDAV server on my Synology NAS. Mac Contacts can connect to it but Outlook for Mac can not.

                            34 votes
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                            • have the ability to disable autocomplete feature for email as it's remembering emails for all emails received even junk mail, don't need it.

                              Have the option to remove auto complete for emails. It's remembering all email addresses of emails received and sent and no need to have junk mail remembered! It's also duplicating email addresses and creating new contact cards even though the contact's email is in their card.

                              58 votes
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                              • Support for Directory address book to sync from Google to Outlook

                                My company is using Google mail for our corporate email system. I would like to see the ability to sync the Directory address book as well as "My Contacts"

                                20 votes
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                                • Allow pasting of an excel or google sheet column of emails into a new contact group!

                                  Would be AMAZING if we could copy and paste a whole column of email addresses from an excel column or google sheet column right into outlook contact group. It doesn’t let you do that. You have to copy and paste every single one. That is lame. Why can’t we import an email list or paste an emails list right into it? Even better would be in Excel if it recognized that it was a list of emails for the column then one option with right click or export or share or something like that built into excel would be ‘create…

                                  23 votes
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                                  • Sort Contacts by Company Name instead of the first name of the contact within the company.

                                    ..and enable "File As" field as in Outlook for Windows.
                                    Also preserve text formatting in Contact Notes such as Bold when importing Contacts from .pst file.

                                    9 votes
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                                    • Sync Google Contact Groups with Outlook Categories

                                      Syncing Google Contact groups with Outlook Mac Categories will allow you to sort your contacts in Outlook by Category. I find using Categories in Outlook for Windows to be an efficient way to manage several hundred business contacts at work. In fact, my Samsung Smartphone's native email client also syncs Google Groups which provides he same experience on my mobile phone.

                                      15 votes
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                                      • Support distribution lists for Exchange accounts

                                        Please add support for contact distribution lists for Exchange accounts. Outlook for Mac does not recognize the distribution lists I have available in Outlook Web App.

                                        308 votes
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                                        • Sync Outlook Contacts to Mac Address Book

                                          Please add the functionality to sync Outlook Contacts to the Mac Address Book. This functionality used to exist in Entourage, but is more important now than ever for compatibility with Intune Conditional Access.

                                          I know this syncing was removed because Apple deprecated iSync.

                                          This functionality should ideally support wiping downloaded contacts in the event that Outlook is wiped by MDM.

                                          176 votes
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