OutlookUservoice_icon_outlook Outlook Feedback by UserVoice

Outlook for Mac

We have partnered with UserVoice, a third-party service, to collect feedback from you and other Outlook users. Your use of the portal and your submission is subject to the UserVoice Terms of Service & Privacy Policy, including the license terms. Please do not send any novel or patentable ideas, copyrighted materials, samples or demos for which you do not want to grant a license to Microsoft.

Got a suggestion for how to improve Outlook for Mac? Share it here. Or vote to tell us what you think of other people’s ideas. Come join the discussion.

Need technical support? Please visit Microsoft Answers.

NOTE: Do you use Outlook for work? Use our new forum dedicated to business use; https://outlook.uservoice.com/forums/335538-outlook-for-mac-business

Outlook for Mac

You've used all your votes and won't be able to post a new idea, but you can still search and comment on existing ideas.

There are two ways to get more votes:

  • When an admin closes an idea you've voted on, you'll get your votes back from that idea.
  • You can remove your votes from an open idea you support.
  • To see ideas you have already voted on, select the "My feedback" filter and select "My open ideas".
(thinking…)

Enter your idea and we'll search to see if someone has already suggested it.

If a similar idea already exists, you can support and comment on it.

If it doesn't exist, you can post your idea so others can support it.

Enter your idea and we'll search to see if someone has already suggested it.

  • Hot ideas
  • Top ideas
  • New ideas
  • My feedback
  1. Put the categories back in sidebar!

    Put the categories back in the sidebar! Why on earth would you take that feature away? Now I can't view contacts or calendar by category, rendering the categories essentially useless.

    44 votes
    Vote
    Sign in
    (thinking…)
    Sign in with: facebook google
    Signed in as (Sign out)
    You have left! (?) (thinking…)
    3 comments  ·  People  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  2. 4,990 votes
    Vote
    Sign in
    (thinking…)
    Sign in with: facebook google
    Signed in as (Sign out)
    You have left! (?) (thinking…)
    Under review  ·  314 comments  ·  People  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  3. Change default contact address in contacts module

    Allow users to choose the default email address to be displayed when creating a new contact (Work/Home, etc)

    3 votes
    Vote
    Sign in
    (thinking…)
    Sign in with: facebook google
    Signed in as (Sign out)
    You have left! (?) (thinking…)
    1 comment  ·  People  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  4. Sync contacts, calendar and notes for mac with Outlook 2016

    Allow the Mac calendar, address and notes to sync with Outlook 2016 and also bring back the sync service icon in preference

    301 votes
    Vote
    Sign in
    (thinking…)
    Sign in with: facebook google
    Signed in as (Sign out)
    You have left! (?) (thinking…)
    17 comments  ·  People  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  5. 5 votes
    Vote
    Sign in
    (thinking…)
    Sign in with: facebook google
    Signed in as (Sign out)
    You have left! (?) (thinking…)
    0 comments  ·  People  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  6. Add Contact List (Groups) synchronization with Exchange Server.

    Please add Contact List (Groups) synchronization with Exchange Server.

    Having to enable "On My Computer folders" and store them locally is disappointing.

    Thank you.

    6 votes
    Vote
    Sign in
    (thinking…)
    Sign in with: facebook google
    Signed in as (Sign out)
    You have left! (?) (thinking…)
    1 comment  ·  People  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  7. Please find a way to sync my icloud contacts to Outlook

    Please find a way to sync my icloud contacts to Outlook as I really want to stop using apple mail

    54 votes
    Vote
    Sign in
    (thinking…)
    Sign in with: facebook google
    Signed in as (Sign out)
    You have left! (?) (thinking…)
    3 comments  ·  People  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  8. 1 vote
    Vote
    Sign in
    (thinking…)
    Sign in with: facebook google
    Signed in as (Sign out)
    You have left! (?) (thinking…)
    0 comments  ·  People  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  9. provide the ability to colorize contacts by email account

    if you have multiple email addresses, it would be helpful to be able to colorize the contacts so you know which one is from which email account.

    1 vote
    Vote
    Sign in
    (thinking…)
    Sign in with: facebook google
    Signed in as (Sign out)
    You have left! (?) (thinking…)
    0 comments  ·  People  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  10. add the notes field from iPhone to the contacts

    notes in iPhone contain important information, at least for me. It would help if that tab/field was included in the columns available for display in outlook

    1 vote
    Vote
    Sign in
    (thinking…)
    Sign in with: facebook google
    Signed in as (Sign out)
    You have left! (?) (thinking…)
    0 comments  ·  People  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  11. add back the scroll left and right in contacts

    put back the scroll left and right in the contacts pane

    1 vote
    Vote
    Sign in
    (thinking…)
    Sign in with: facebook google
    Signed in as (Sign out)
    You have left! (?) (thinking…)
    0 comments  ·  People  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  12. Contacts develop a hyperlink when reinstalling the app

    I reinstalled the app and a hyperlink got added on ALL contacts. This was unnecessary and now I have 1000 contacts which need to be edited manually. I contacted customer service. They could understand the reason or the solution!!

    1 vote
    Vote
    Sign in
    (thinking…)
    Sign in with: facebook google
    Signed in as (Sign out)
    You have left! (?) (thinking…)
    0 comments  ·  People  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  13. add THE MOST BASIC FUNCTION OF EXPORTING CONTACTS AS CSV

    How have you guys not added the functionality to export Mac Outlook contacts to CSV, this has been requested for years and is function in the Windows version. What is GOING ON with your DEV TEAM? unless this is business politics, the lack of this feature is embarassing

    1 vote
    Vote
    Sign in
    (thinking…)
    Sign in with: facebook google
    Signed in as (Sign out)
    You have left! (?) (thinking…)
    0 comments  ·  People  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  14. Review UX impact in real world first - then release

    Not convinced about that change you just made to pop-up context when hovering over a person in the to/from list. This used to work ok with a micro-view of the phone numbers and E-Mail, including name and title. That is now all or partially gone, and what replaces it only pops up randomly. Very 'fiddly' to handle / unresponsive. UX downgrade from my perspective, not an improvement.

    1 vote
    Vote
    Sign in
    (thinking…)
    Sign in with: facebook google
    Signed in as (Sign out)
    You have left! (?) (thinking…)
    0 comments  ·  People  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  15. copy and paste contact to sub folder

    Not able to copy and paste contacts to sub-folders in outlook for mac!

    3 votes
    Vote
    Sign in
    (thinking…)
    Sign in with: facebook google
    Signed in as (Sign out)
    You have left! (?) (thinking…)
    0 comments  ·  People  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  16. allow export of Contacts from OC into Outlook 365. Come on now!

    you've had 1000's of requests. I'm adding one more. Mac Contacts and calendar import to Office for Mac.

    5 votes
    Vote
    Sign in
    (thinking…)
    Sign in with: facebook google
    Signed in as (Sign out)
    You have left! (?) (thinking…)
    0 comments  ·  People  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  17. Help

    I need the import of my Contacts in Apple towards the Outlook Contacts. Why is this so complicated?

    1 vote
    Vote
    Sign in
    (thinking…)
    Sign in with: facebook google
    Signed in as (Sign out)
    You have left! (?) (thinking…)
    0 comments  ·  People  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  18. It would be very helpful to be able to see group in left pane and then be able to drag members to that group. This is a feature on PC's but

    It would be very helpful to be able to see group in left pane and then be able to drag members to that group. This is a feature on PC's but I recently bought a MAC. In order to create a group I need to type in the first few letters of name. Which means I have to toggle back and forth as I can't remember everyone in the group. Much easier to drag members into the group

    1 vote
    Vote
    Sign in
    (thinking…)
    Sign in with: facebook google
    Signed in as (Sign out)
    You have left! (?) (thinking…)
    0 comments  ·  People  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  19. Support Deleted Contacts and Contact List info recovery

    Be able to recover deleted contacts information in Outlook for Mac specially for Contact List which were saved locally.

    1 vote
    Vote
    Sign in
    (thinking…)
    Sign in with: facebook google
    Signed in as (Sign out)
    You have left! (?) (thinking…)
    0 comments  ·  People  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  20. group contacts import/export -- by address or "alias" field

    I know you have another idea under review ("Import and export of contacts"), but I'd like to define it a little better. What I need to do is import a list of either by "alias" (userID in our AD) or email addresses and have Outlook recognize them from the directory listing, so the names, addresses, and aliases (userID's) are populated and shown.

    Also, please fix the sorting function. By address OR name, it lists based on caps first, then lowercase -- annoying when having to compare a large list that is sorted alphabetically regardless of capitalization. Thanks!

    3 votes
    Vote
    Sign in
    (thinking…)
    Sign in with: facebook google
    Signed in as (Sign out)
    You have left! (?) (thinking…)
    0 comments  ·  People  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
← Previous 1 3 4 5 9 10
  • Don't see your idea?

Outlook for Mac

Feedback and Knowledge Base