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  1. Add "Recall this message" function and support message recalls from Windows clients

    Add "Recall this message" function so that you can recall messages sent in error. Also support message recalls that are sent from Outlook for Windows users - at the moment message recalls just come through as an email but don't automatically remove unread emails like Outlook for Windows does.

    12,353 votes
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    Under review  ·  2196 comments  ·  Mail  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  2. 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

    10,661 votes
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  3. 8,826 votes
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    535 comments  ·  Calendar  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  4. Add Outlook to Share Menu (Extensions)

    Have Outlook 2016 added to the Share Menu (under Extensions) in System Preferences. It's easier to have applications share anything to Microsoft Outlook. Example the Photos app.

    7,185 votes
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    Under review  ·  731 comments  ·  General  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  5. 4,981 votes
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    Under review  ·  314 comments  ·  People  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  6. Ability to import and export contacts

    Please add the ability to import and export contacts in Outlook for Mac. It'd be great if the formats that one could import and export contacts to were the same as the options on Outlook on Windows. This would make it easy to transition back and forth, particularly for folks who are switching platforms for work.

    3,645 votes
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    233 comments  ·  People  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  7. Support OS X Notification Center

    Add support for native OSX notification center for Calendar alerts.

    3,378 votes
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  8. Add / Display Holidays

    Really, you don't have holidays yet? Every calendar I use has the option to display holidays. Outlook for Mac is the only one that doesn't have this and this is what I use for business. Microsoft really confounds me and many other business people I know. You don't add some obvious features people use and can't be that hard to add.

    3,300 votes
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    186 comments  ·  Calendar  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  9. 2,537 votes
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    Under review  ·  126 comments  ·  Mail  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  10. Proper Sharepoint integration (in particular calendar integration)

    Proper Sharepoint integration (in particular calendar integration)

    2,507 votes
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  11. Make search look and work like it does for Windows

    The search function for the Windows version of Outlook is fast, easy to use, and in a convienient location. The version for Mac is in the upper right corner, not easy to quickly select search options, and overall is not as easy to use.

    Move the search box to the same location on the Mac client and allow for quick drop downs on what to search for. Overall make search on the Mac just as fast and easy to use as the Windows version

    2,268 votes
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  12. 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…

    2,052 votes
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    Under review  ·  159 comments  ·  General  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  13. Pst support

    Full pst support in the Outlook client on OSX.

    2,004 votes
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  14. Customize the ribbon

    The ribbon can be customised in Word, but not in Outlook. For instance, the placement of addin could be chosen (e.g. webex, which is working fine, by the way), or the very bad placement of the "send and receive" is dramatic

    1,914 votes
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    175 comments  ·  Mail  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  15. I suggest you add CalDav support to Outlook for Mac.

    Corporate mail server is CalDave - whether we like it or not. Want to integrate in Outlook rather than using iCal!

    1,619 votes
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    51 comments  ·  Calendar  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  16. Don't auto-delete meeting requests!

    Don't auto delete meeting requests! Sometimes they contain useful information in the body of the message that is hard to see once the meeting has been put on the calendar. I can customize this setting in Outlook for Windows. Why leave it out for Outlook for Mac?

    1,520 votes
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    171 comments  ·  Mail  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  17. 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.

    1,481 votes
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  18. Assign tasks to other users (or contacts)

    I want to assign tasks to other users or contacts – a feature that is available in Outlook for Windows

    1,460 votes
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  19. Support email alias

    Please add the ability to add an email alias (or aliases) into the account settings especially Gmail. I have been very impressed with this implementation in you Outlook for iOS App.

    I have a domain with Gmail and forward to my main Gmail account, but can't seem to get this to work with Outlook for Mac 2016.

    Thanks!

    1,364 votes
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    Under review  ·  97 comments  ·  Mail  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  20. Expand conversation view with messages from "Send Items"

    At the moment the send messages are not displayed in a conversation view. Please add the ability to view this messages like it is in the windows version.

    1,351 votes
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