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.

Got a suggestion for how to improve Outlook for Mac? Share it here. Or vote to tell us what you think of other people’s ideas. Come join the discussion.

Need technical support? Please visit Microsoft Answers.

NOTE: Do you use Outlook for work? Use our new forum dedicated to business use; https://outlook.uservoice.com/forums/335538-outlook-for-mac-business

  • Hot ideas
  • Top ideas
  • New ideas
  • My feedback
  1. 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.

    78 votes
    Vote
    Sign in
    (thinking…)
    Sign in with: Facebook Google
    Signed in as (Sign out)
    You have left! (?) (thinking…)
    9 comments  ·  People  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  2. Allow google calendar integration independent from google mail integration.

    I want to link my google calendar but not all my google email.

    20 votes
    Vote
    Sign in
    (thinking…)
    Sign in with: Facebook Google
    Signed in as (Sign out)
    You have left! (?) (thinking…)
    2 comments  ·  Calendar  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  3. Dim past days and events in outlook

    at the moment, all days and events look exactly the same, regardless if that day/even has passed. By dimming any past days and events, the most relevant and pressing events will be highlighted and easy to recognize.

    43 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 →
  4. I suggest that you should bring back the two UP and DOWN arrows on the top right hand corner of the screen when we open the microsoft outloo

    I suggest that you should bring back the two UP and DOWN arrows on microsoft outlook because that greatly increases the experience of using the microsoft outlook as it helps to scroll up and down the emails. Since you removed the up and down arrows now I have to close the email I read and select the next one from the list/panel of emails. Previously I just scrolled up and down to go into my desired emails. It will be highly appreciated if you can bring back the two UP and DOWN arrows in your current version of microsoft outlook…

    4 votes
    Vote
    Sign in
    (thinking…)
    Sign in with: Facebook Google
    Signed in as (Sign out)
    You have left! (?) (thinking…)
    1 comment  ·  General  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  5. Requesting Outlook for Mac have an image attachment file resize utility. To both resize the image(s) and show the outgoing email size.

    We have an office of over 100 employees often sending images between design teams. Our previous email client application had the ability to resize images to lower resolution at the time of sending an email. Without this feature in Outlook we have found more difficulty in our workflow.

    252 votes
    Vote
    Sign in
    (thinking…)
    Sign in with: Facebook Google
    Signed in as (Sign out)
    You have left! (?) (thinking…)
    13 comments  ·  Mail  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  6. Message Gets Automatically Deleted If Recalled

    Message Recall - where once you hit the button, the message gets deleted from the recipients' inboxes, whether or not they've read the msg.

    5 votes
    Vote
    Sign in
    (thinking…)
    Sign in with: Facebook Google
    Signed in as (Sign out)
    You have left! (?) (thinking…)
    0 comments  ·  Mail  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  7. 29 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 →
  8. Please add the feature to assign tasks to colleagues in Outlook for Mac

    Please add the feature to assign tasks to colleagues in Outlook for Mac

    56 votes
    Vote
    Sign in
    (thinking…)
    Sign in with: Facebook Google
    Signed in as (Sign out)
    You have left! (?) (thinking…)
    3 comments  ·  Tasks  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  9. To allow opening .msg files from outlook windows on Mac

    To allow opening .msg files from outlook windows on Mac

    28 votes
    Vote
    Sign in
    (thinking…)
    Sign in with: Facebook Google
    Signed in as (Sign out)
    You have left! (?) (thinking…)
    1 comment  ·  Mail  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  10. Email column headings cannot be customized by email type. "TO" on inbox page and not on send page.

    Shortly ago, each email type, such as inbox or sent, had the ability to customize its page according to the information required. Now, what ever column headings are set up for any one of these displays for all types emails. For example, in most instances why would I want "TO" on the Inbox list?

    2 votes
    Vote
    Sign in
    (thinking…)
    Sign in with: Facebook Google
    Signed in as (Sign out)
    You have left! (?) (thinking…)
    1 comment  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  11. 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

    24 votes
    Vote
    Sign in
    (thinking…)
    Sign in with: Facebook Google
    Signed in as (Sign out)
    You have left! (?) (thinking…)
    1 comment  ·  People  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  12. customize BCC

    Allow the ability to customize and set a BCC email address by default, instead of having to enter an email address in the BCC field every time.

    Currently, you can only set to BCC yourself as default.

    15 votes
    Vote
    Sign in
    (thinking…)
    Sign in with: Facebook Google
    Signed in as (Sign out)
    You have left! (?) (thinking…)
    4 comments  ·  Mail  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  13. allow a calendar entry subject to be edited in the weekly view without opening entry

    What happened to allowing a user to rename a calendar entry inline in the weekly view after dragging the time slot. It used ot let you set the subject in weekly view without having to open the entry AND click in the the subject AND click on save...

    4 votes
    Vote
    Sign in
    (thinking…)
    Sign in with: Facebook Google
    Signed in as (Sign out)
    You have left! (?) (thinking…)
    1 comment  ·  Calendar  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  14. Support more file types in “Insert Link” smart link feature.

    Be able to see and insert file types like JPEG, PNG, PDF and other non Microsoft document files located in cloud in either OneDrive or Sharepoint to be able to add it in the “Insert Link” feature when creating or responding to messages.

    11 votes
    Vote
    Sign in
    (thinking…)
    Sign in with: Facebook Google
    Signed in as (Sign out)
    You have left! (?) (thinking…)
    2 comments  ·  General  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  15. pin calendar and contacts and tasks on the side like in the windows outlook version

    pin calendar and contacts and tasks on the side like in the windows outlook version

    9 votes
    Vote
    Sign in
    (thinking…)
    Sign in with: Facebook Google
    Signed in as (Sign out)
    You have left! (?) (thinking…)
    1 comment  ·  Mail  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  16. Bring back visual colour category, remove the coloured square

    The coloured square that is relative to the category needs to revery to highlighting the whole email - as per calendar events in weekly view.

    7 votes
    Vote
    Sign in
    (thinking…)
    Sign in with: Facebook Google
    Signed in as (Sign out)
    You have left! (?) (thinking…)
    2 comments  ·  General  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  17. Please do enable Zoom Microsoft Outlook Plugin under MacOS Catalina

    Please do enable Zoom Microsoft Outlook Plugin in MS Outlook for Mac under the latest version of MacOS Catalina.

    4 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. "Time zone changed" alert even if I travel between countries in the same time zone

    Hello,

    I commute between the Slovak Republic and the Czech Republic almost every week. Every time I do so, Outlook shows me an alert:

    "The time zone setting for your computer has changed. Would you like to update the time zone setting in Outlook?"

    The Slovak Republic and the Czech Republic are in the same Time Zone.

    I use fast insider on macOS. My colleague commutes every day and he gets the same alert on the stable track on macOS. This issue has been happening to us at least for half a year already.

    6 votes
    Vote
    Sign in
    (thinking…)
    Sign in with: Facebook Google
    Signed in as (Sign out)
    You have left! (?) (thinking…)
    0 comments  ·  General  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  19. Why have you added having to hold control down as well when performing a 'send and receive" ?

    In the latest update why have you added having to hold down the control button as well ?

    1 vote
    Vote
    Sign in
    (thinking…)
    Sign in with: Facebook Google
    Signed in as (Sign out)
    You have left! (?) (thinking…)
    0 comments  ·  General  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  20. 1 vote
    Vote
    Sign in
    (thinking…)
    Sign in with: Facebook Google
    Signed in as (Sign out)
    You have left! (?) (thinking…)
    0 comments  ·  Mail  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  • Don't see your idea?

Outlook for Mac

Categories

Feedback and Knowledge Base