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  1. Change "Cancel Send" in Send Later to "Edit schedule"

    Have the ability to edit/change the scheduled email without having to cancel sending and start over.

    22,619 votes
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    4442 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

    13,598 votes
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    Working on it  ·  882 comments  ·  Mail  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  3. 9,457 votes
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    567 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.

    7,956 votes
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    Under review  ·  790 comments  ·  General  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  5. 5,407 votes
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    Under review  ·  367 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.

    4,098 votes
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    219 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.

    3,830 votes
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  8. Support OS X Notification Center

    Add support for native OSX notification center for Calendar alerts.

    3,623 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

    3,370 votes
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    315 comments  ·  Mail  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  10. Proper Sharepoint integration (in particular calendar integration)

    Proper Sharepoint integration (in particular calendar integration)

    3,153 votes
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  11. 3,126 votes
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    Under review  ·  173 comments  ·  Mail  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  12. Office 365 For Mac should have the same features available for the PC.

    Office 365 For Mac should have the same features available that PC users get. You are paying for a half built product and this simply isn't good enough. I would like to be able to swap over from Google Docs but I am seriously looking at cancelling my office 365 subscription and going back to using Gmail / Calendar and Google Docs directly as there really isn't any point me using office 365 for Mac. It is as though Microsoft purposely want to focus on a product for their PC customers. If you made the product equal to that available…

    3,073 votes
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  13. 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

    2,395 votes
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    Working on it  ·  68 comments  ·  General  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  14. 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?

    2,330 votes
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    242 comments  ·  Mail  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  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.

    2,261 votes
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    197 comments  ·  Calendar  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  16. 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…

    2,125 votes
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    Under review  ·  166 comments  ·  General  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  17. Pst support

    Full pst support in the Outlook client on OSX.

    2,082 votes
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  18. 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!

    2,026 votes
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    Under review  ·  147 comments  ·  Mail  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  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!

    1,923 votes
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  20. 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

    1,835 votes
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