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  1. Send later

    I would love the ability to do two things related to “Send Later”
    1. Gives us the ability to set “Send Later” the default send option
    2. Give us the ability to set the default time, like tomorrow at 7am.

    23,798 votes
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    4971 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

    14,512 votes
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    Working on it  ·  956 comments  ·  Mail  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  3. 9,550 votes
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    577 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.

    8,008 votes
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    Under review  ·  791 comments  ·  General  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  5. 5,471 votes
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    Under review  ·  374 comments  ·  People  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  6. 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.

    4,165 votes
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    224 comments  ·  Calendar  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  7. 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.

    3,876 votes
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  8. Support OS X Notification Center

    Add support for native OSX notification center for Calendar alerts.

    3,666 votes
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  9. 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

    3,597 votes
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    340 comments  ·  Mail  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  10. all features available for PC should be available for Mac, #we_have_paid

    it is NOT acceptable to have missing features and apps missing in Office 365 for Mac. #wehavepaid

    3,510 votes
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  11. Proper Sharepoint integration (in particular calendar integration)

    Proper Sharepoint integration (in particular calendar integration)

    3,281 votes
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  12. 3,268 votes
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    Under review  ·  188 comments  ·  Mail  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  13. 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?

    2,506 votes
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  14. 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

    2,407 votes
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  15. Please bring back the categories feature in Outlook for Mac.

    It difficult to filter out the information while on the Calendar, Notes, Task or Contacts.

    At least give the option to filter by Category on list view and collapse group like in Windows Outlook.

    2,399 votes
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  16. 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!

    2,132 votes
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    Under review  ·  161 comments  ·  Mail  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  17. 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…

    2,130 votes
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  18. Pst support

    Full pst support in the Outlook client on OSX.

    2,089 votes
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  19. 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!

    1,980 votes
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  20. I suggest adding calendar pane

    Hi, it would be great if you can enable adding calendar and notes section beside the reading pane as it is in the Windows version. Thanks!

    2,060 votes
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