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  1. Allow Delegates to add new contacts to their delegaters contact list

    Allow Delegates to add new contacts to their delegaters contact list, so when I am using ScanSnap for Macs I can send my bosses contacts straight to his contacts on Outlook instead of mine

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  2. Re: Outlook using WRONG Display Name on outgoing emails.

    Outlook is making the assumption that I want my name attached to all my emails. It's attaching the wrong display name to all my outgoing emails.

    Its showing "John Doe <sales@abccompany.com>".

    But I specifically set it to show "ABC Company <sales@abccompany.com>".

    If I set the Display Name of my email account to ABC Company then all my emails should be from ABC Company. However, Outlook 2016 mac (version 16.10 - 180210) is creating a new "Me" profile in my Contacts and saying all my company emails are from me or John Doe instead. This is very…

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  3. allow export of Contacts from OC into Outlook 365. Come on now!

    you've had 1000's of requests. I'm adding one more. Mac Contacts and calendar import to Office for Mac.

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  4. photo business cards into contacts

    Allow photo / scan of business card to be automatically added to outlook contacts

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  5. Add Hierarchy Address Book for global address book

    Add Hierarchy Address Book for global address book

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  6. enabling to record academical title or others into Contact Cards / Details (Field Title)

    As on Windows and Webversion it should be possible to record the "academical" Title (not the Company Internal Position/Job Name) into the Contact details.

    f.e. like Mr. Dr. Michael Jefferson

    Thanks

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  7. Possibility of changing the display name of a contact. currently it is saved as they decided, not as saved in my contact list.

    Eg a contact has his display name as Macbook but in my contacts it is John Doe. So in inbox currently it shows as Macbook.

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  8. Fix address book search to _actually_ search all fields.

    With search all fields selected, only names are searched. Typing in a job title does not return ANY results.

    This is a bug.

    Please fix it.

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  9. Add manager's and assistant's name

    In outlook for windows, this option is possible. On my samsung phone this is also possible. But in Outlook for Mac, you can only add spouse and children.

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  10. Create a way to sync with Insightly for seamless CRM

    Create a way to sync with Insightly for seamless CRM

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  11. date stamp

    please add feature that allows auto insertion of date time stamp when adding notes to the notes section of a contact.

    4 votes
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  12. provide the ability to duplicate a contact's address and company name to a new contact working for the same company at the same location.

    On Mac Outlook, provide the ability to duplicate a contact's address and company name to a new contact working for the same company at the same location.

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  13. Support Google Global Address

    We use Google Apps for our domain, and I want to use Outlook (for Mac) rather than a browser... but that means while I have access to my personal contacts I don't have the GAL for the domain so if I want to email someone I have to know their email address (or add them to my contacts and sync) ... would be great if Outlook could sync the GAL as well as personal contacts

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  14. Alphabetize categories "arrange by" view in contacts for Mac 365 2016.

    Alphabetize categories "arrange by" view in contacts for Mac 365 2016.

    Available in windows version of Outlook 2007, 2010 , 2013 and 2016.

    Also, number of contacts per category.

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  15. Link Contacts to a central Address

    Link Contacts to a single, central Address, as Windows can, then when a business where I have dozens of separate Contacts moves, I can update a single Address and get on with living life

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  16. UNITED KINGDOM: County Field for Address

    I'm from the UK and I use Microsoft Exchange in my Outlook For Mac.

    UK addresses have 'County' i.e. Hertfordshire, Cornwall, Essex etc. This is the equivalent of a State in USA.

    In Outlook for Windows, Microsoft Exchange, Apple Contacts, Old versions of Outlook for Mac, Google Contacts etc. this field exists as it's essential.

    Outlook for Mac is the only place not to, so I presume it's an oversight?

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  17. default address format for New Zealand

    Default Address Format - why not have a format for New Zealand

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  18. Automatic Reminders to buy Birthday or Anniversary Presents

    Outlook should allow for automatic reminders to buy birthday or anniversary presents based on the personal information entered in someone's contact. Currently you get a reminder the same day as the event which is not very helpful when you have to purchase a present for someone.

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  19. Make it MUCH easier to add a vcf to an email to forward contacts to others.

    Make it MUCH easier to add a vcf/vCard to an email in order to forward contacts to a colleague. Now I have to individually find the contact, forward it, grab the attached vcf, and add it to my email of vcfs to my colleague. Really clumsy.

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  20. Use created contact’s names in your inbox, to makes it easier to navigate

    My inbox is currently as mix of different email addresses, or names that users have given themselves. I had hoped that the names that you see in your inbox could be those that you have assigned to certain email addresses within your contacts - so it is as if you were checking your text messages on your phone.

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