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  1. 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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  2. Open FaceTime, iMessage or Skype from within Outlook when selecting "Start a video call" or "IM"

    Open FaceTime, iMessage or Skype from within Outlook when selecting "Start a video call" or "IM"

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  3. Offer multiple file form options for outputting contacts

    Offering the option to export contacts in a CSV or delimited tab formats allows for easier exchange with Apple's mac mail, and offers an incentive for Mac users to fluidly use Outlook for Mac.

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  4. I suggest you include the possibility to "open a new tab" for contacts (and calendar), as it is already possible in Outlook for Windows.

    I am having a lot of difficulties managing my contacts on Outlook for Mac. The reason the experience is not good for me is because I cannot “open a new tab” and keep the contacts open (something that can be done in Outlook for windows).

    Therefore I have to rely on third party applications, such as Contacts from Mac OS, which does not handle contacts very well

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  5. I suggest you make it possible to display middle names in the headings of the Outlook address book. Many people go by middle or maiden names

    Since many people (especially women) include middle or maiden names in the name they go by most often, it seems, especially in this day and age, that this feature should be added to Outlook's address book. Every other address book software that I know of (like the standard Mac address book) allows this feature. Why not MIcrosoft?

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  6. In Korea, Japan, China. Family name comes first.

    I want outlook can detect the language of name, and then display the full name at the order of Family name and first name if the language is written in Korean or Chinese or Japanese.

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  7. 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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  8. Create read/write permissions for Microsoft Groups to manage them better.

    The microsoft groups feature is great, but could use a lot more management. We would like to be able to disallow people from leaving a group as well as manage read vs read/write access to groups.

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  9. in-built Skype for buisness

    This would be great if Skype for business is in-build in the outlook for mac.

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  10. Custom select Contact in MAC

    Contact in outlook is by default selected where I want sub folders to be selected and contact should be unchecked everytime

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  11. Fix the bug that doesn't allow you to save a Contact card open from the FROM line unless you make a change to the contact first.

    If you try to save a new contact from the FROM line of an email, clicking SAVE & CLOSE does nothing unless you make a change in the contact.
    The functionality in WIndows Outlook 2016 is "ADD CONTACT" and it looks the same but actually adds a contact when you click the SAVE button.

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  12. Support for Asian name

    Contact Name display issue.
    As an Asian, I prefer to see my contact name as ‘last name’ + ‘first name’. But Outlook does not provide such option neither the option does not work.
    Sometimes I include job title in my contact’s first name. In the case, the contact name is displayed very wierd.

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  13. copy and paste contact to sub folder

    Not able to copy and paste contacts to sub-folders in outlook for mac!

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  14. 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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  15. Allow Assigned categories to be synced to the shared contacts in both Office 2011 and Office 2016 for Mac.

    When Syncing with other users of office 365, to be able to use the same contact categories which sync between users

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  16. group contacts import/export -- by address or "alias" field

    I know you have another idea under review ("Import and export of contacts"), but I'd like to define it a little better. What I need to do is import a list of either by "alias" (userID in our AD) or email addresses and have Outlook recognize them from the directory listing, so the names, addresses, and aliases (userID's) are populated and shown.

    Also, please fix the sorting function. By address OR name, it lists based on caps first, then lowercase -- annoying when having to compare a large list that is sorted alphabetically regardless of capitalization. Thanks!

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  17. Sync Outlook Address Book on different devices

    Very limiting not to have access on my laptop to contacts entered on my desktop and viceversa. They should synchronise automatically.

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  18. Map Options in order to see the location of your contacts in relationship to others, groups and indviduals

    Bing or google map option so that you can view your contacts as groups in relationship to each other on a map for trip and planning purposes

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  19. make it easy to search contacts by phone numbers

    It would be helpful to use phone numbers to search in my contacts. For example someone is calling and I see the caller-id number. I'd like to put the area code in to search and get a list of who it could be.

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  20. Add skype, telegram, wechat etc contacts

    add skype, telegram, wechat etc to outlook contacts. Outlook contacts is from the 1990's -it only has phone and email. Do none of the outlook developers use skype for example? I am amazed no one has thought of adding this. We only use skype, wechat and telegram. We have no email addresses, and no telephones in our organisations. AS such, outlook doesn't support us. We have to put the skype address etc. into "notes". We need a field for this. Currently, it only has "IM address" which is of no use because it doesnt say which IM - there are…

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