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  1. 8,762 votes
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    532 comments  ·  Calendar  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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  3. Allow users to customise the touch bar

    In spite of a similar looking request being marked completed, Microsoft has still not provided end users the ability to customise the touch bar. This is standard functionality in most modern Mac applications and is useful for many different good reasons, particularly for applications as sophisticated as the Microsoft Office suite - there is a lot of scope for customising to one's own workflow.

    Please!! Let us customise the touch bar!!

    427 votes
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    Under review  ·  10 comments  ·  General  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  4. Support MacOS keyboard shortcuts

    Until recently, Outlook supported built-in cursor navigation short-cuts (Ctrl-A to move to the start of a line, Ctrl-E to move to the end of the line, Ctrl-N for next line, etc). In a recent update this support disappeared, and these key sequences now mostly do nothing, except that Ctrl-A now maps to select-all, just like Cmd-A. Other Office products still support the shortcuts. For those who are used to universal OS support for these shortcuts it's a jarring experience, and inconsistent with the Mac experience.

    407 votes
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    Under review  ·  60 comments  ·  General  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  5. 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.

    7,114 votes
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    Under review  ·  725 comments  ·  General  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  6. 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.

    11,907 votes
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    Under review  ·  2113 comments  ·  Mail  ·  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.

    3,631 votes
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    232 comments  ·  People  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  8. Support OS X Notification Center

    Add support for native OSX notification center for Calendar alerts.

    3,363 votes
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  9. 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…

    2,051 votes
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    Under review  ·  159 comments  ·  General  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  10. Integrate Outlook Contacts with Linkedin Contacts

    Now that Microsoft owns Linkedin, it would be extremely helpful if Outlook was the primary sync point for all contact information. Within the notes section, place a summary of the positions held from the Linkedin profile. Synchronizing contact information and keeping profile info in one spot would make looking up contacts with specific skills, job titles, backgrounds, companies, etc much easier. Plus, making it perform the sync in the background would help keep contacts fresh.

    63 votes
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  11. Add calendar quick view feature

    The Windows version of Outlook displays a calendar "quick view" feature where the user can see all upcoming events and tasks, alongside viewing email. This is very helpful as you don't have to keep switching to the Calendar view to look at events for the day. This feature should be added to the Mac version.

    732 votes
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    Under review  ·  34 comments  ·  Calendar  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  12. schedule

    Add the ability to schedule/archive emails like you can in the wonderful Outlook for iPhone app! Swiping two fingers to the right or left on the email to archive or schedule wonder be amazing!

    760 votes
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  13. Default Outlook 2016 for Mac to Search Across All Folders

    Either default all of searches to search across all folders, or have the ability to setup what is the default search span.

    478 votes
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    Under review  ·  15 comments  ·  Mail  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  14. Pst support

    Full pst support in the Outlook client on OSX.

    1,993 votes
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  15. 2,500 votes
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    Under review  ·  125 comments  ·  Mail  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  16. 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

    1,440 votes
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    Under review  ·  95 comments  ·  Tasks  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  17. Proper Sharepoint integration (in particular calendar integration)

    Proper Sharepoint integration (in particular calendar integration)

    2,427 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!

    1,323 votes
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    Under review  ·  95 comments  ·  Mail  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  19. Web calendar

    Would like to have the ability to add external, web (.ICS) calendars in Outlook calendar. For example, I use TripIt as one of my calendars, they provide a webcal/caldav link that would allow me to see my travel calendar from Outlook (this is supported in the PC version) but 2016 still does not support that. Please consider it, it is not very hard but makes life SO much easier.

    938 votes
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  20. Enable the Quick Access Toolbar

    I would like to see customizable Quick Access Toolbar in Outlook 2016 for Mac like the one we have in 2013 for Windows. ( in the trial version of 2016 for Mac, I see a very truncated version above the ribbon). I use the QAT for all of my most frequently-used commands so that I don't have to switch back and forth among different tabs. Send Mail and Text Color, for example, are all on one easy-to-use bar.

    541 votes
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