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  1. Add Business Contact Manager as in Outlook for Windows.

    This is an important feature for sole traders and small business users that don't require full featured CRM. Without it current Windows BCM users can be inhibited from transitioning to Outlook for Mac without using third party apps.

    40 votes
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  2. Add the Option to download mails in the specified limits similar to Windows thus the memory size of the inbox

    This can reduce the size of my inbox which is huge if I sync all emails from my server. My Mac memory size is limited. While I can download the headers only, it is very slow to read the emails and need downloading the mail contents when I read it.

    57 votes
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  3. Addin support in the ribbon bar

    We miss that we can help our MAC outlook customers with creating addins as we can do in Windows outlook in the ribbon bar.

    Hope this will come soon so we can let them stay in MAC for Outlook and not go back to MAC mail.

    64 votes
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  4. Add AES in Outlook.

    Add AES option of email in Outlook. Enabling "@outlook.com" address.

    3 votes
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  5. To-Do Bar (Have calendar and task pane in Mail view)

    As in Windows, see the preview of calendar next events and task on the right side of mail view

    14,843 votes
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  6. Please bring back the Next and Previous message buttons.

    In previous versions of Outlook there were clickable Next message and previous message buttons. You do have hot keys for this but the buttons would be very helpful.

    434 votes
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  7. Add back the option of coloring column view text by Category

    The old Outlook 2011 Categories would change the color of the text in the column view of a message or note, meaning that colors of an important category of email/note/task could stand out to the eye quickly. Now for messages, there is only a small bar or dot, and you can't even tell a note or task is categorized without selecting that note, or unchecking other categories in the sidebar. It would be very nice to see the category breakdown of a list of things at a glance, like I used to be able to.
    Please add back an option…

    2,134 votes
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  8. Highlight email addresses in "To field" that deviate from a preset domain name

    This helps the sender check the recipient list to avoid accidentally including external parties in an email meant for internal circulation.

    85 votes
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  9. exchange server

    Make Outlook compatible with Exchange server versions below 2010SP2.
    It is really ridiculous that on IOS and Windows older versions work, but not on the latest Mac version. For professional use this is a no-go.

    44 votes
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  10. Sensitivity Levels

    In Office365 we use a transport rule to auto-encrypt email messages going outside the organization that are marked with a sensitivity level of "Confidential".

    Can you add sensitivity levels to Outlook 2016 for Mac?

    109 votes
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  11. Be able to switch back to the previous version, 2016 keeps crashing

    Outlook needs restarted daily and not all of my contacts are coming over.

    16 votes
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  12. Days in calendar - next 7days, 14 days

    Allow flexible view of days in calendar like on windows - next 7days, 14 days selection in monthly calendar view

    97 votes
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  13. Enable column view

    Outlook for Windows has a column view - where the mail displayed in the Inbox (or folder) can be displayed as columns. I receive a high volume of mail and so I find this view to be critical to my productivity workflow. Would love to see it brought to the Mac/Outlook version.

    87 votes
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  14. 264 votes
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  15. Provide option to disable cached mode.

    I was so hoping that there was going to be an option to not use cached mode in this version and I am extremely frustrated to find out that after waiting all these years for the next version of Office for Mac that there is still no option to disable cached mode. Is this that hard to do? I don't want to use a bunch of space on my mac for my mailbox. Why is that an option for PC but not Mac. Come on.

    189 votes
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  16. I suggest you make a copy/paste function available for attachments from emails. This is a huge deal for many of us.

    Making copy/paste function available so that attachments can be copied/pasted in this function rather than dragging each one of them. This gets very tasky when you are picking multiple attachments out of several different emails and dragging to 1 new email.

    383 votes
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  17. allow distribution list maint

    managing a dl or o365 group is not easy. allow for Outlool 2016 to be able to manage these objects.

    21 votes
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  18. Enable Outlook to attach files from Sharepoint Online and OneDrive.

    The 2016 versions of Word/Excel/PowerPoint natively allow you to save files directly to Sharepoint Online and OneDrive, yet Outlook offers no option to attach one of those files into an outgoing email. If Microsoft truly believes in "cloud-first" one would think they'd integrate Outlook with their own cloud services.

    1,621 votes
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  19. Customize Toolbar

    Would love the ability to customize the toolbar and be able to add shortcuts/links. For example, Webex integration is not working and I would like to be able to add a url/link to Schedule A Webex meeting on the Outlook Calendar Toolbar.

    288 votes
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  20. Integrate aliases for Gmail

    Integrate aliases for Gmail

    36 votes
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