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  1. Contacts - Fix the Disaster

    Who ever designed the contacts part in Outlook for Mac, will be punished in his afterlife. So these are some basics that need fixing: 1) Enable copy and paste for more than just one part of the address. What on earth were you thinking? Copy & Paste Zip code, then city, street,...
    2) Make it more intuitive to allow for copying full contact (clone). I mean these are standard scenarios - you copy an address from email and create a new contact. You have several business contacts from the same company and just need to change parts of it in…

    6 votes
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  2. Share Distribution Lists

    Be able to share a distribution list

    41 votes
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  3. map it

    Allow to map addresses via Google Maps and/or Apple Maps.

    36 votes
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  4. Make Outlook for Mac Contacts much more like Windows

    Suggest Outlook Contact section look a lot more like that of Outlook for Windows. It was a big disappointment to move to the Mac.

    61 votes
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  5. make it easy to search contacts by phone numbers

    It would be helpful to use phone numbers to search in my contacts. For example someone is calling and I see the caller-id number. I'd like to put the area code in to search and get a list of who it could be.

    3 votes
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  6. Please sync contacts photos between iPhone and Mac Outlook

    Please sync contacts photos between iPhone and Mac Outlook

    47 votes
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  7. Outlook permanently deletes contacts

    Please add the feature like Outlook Window's where deleted contacts or events go to Deleted Items/Trash

    6 votes
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  8. get a de-duplication tool for contacts

    get a de-duplication tool for contacts

    530 votes
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  9. Integrate Outlook for Mac with Salesforce.com

    Windows Outlook has the capability to interface with Salesforce.com, allowing for automatic contact updates and other hassle-free features. Outlook 2016 doesn't even allow a CSV file to be uploaded to import new contacts. You have to use Outlook 2011 to upload the CSV file and then wait for everything to sync to your 2016 Outlook. If Salesforce.com integration is not feasible, then at least allow CSV imports for contacts.

    35 votes
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  10. Smart Groups

    Add a feature to easily create a group from the recipients of an email. Right click, create new group - window to select or remove group members, Name group, Save

    13 votes
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  11. gal sync

    As an enterprise, sometimes it helps to troubleshoot issues with the Global Address Book. It would be great to be able to have a GUI button that would allow one to force a full resync with the GAL.

    Additionally it would be great to have an option to set an update frequency for the GAL. Currently Outlook for Mac seems to be hardcoded to update once every 24 hours, but larger organizations might have a lot of changes to the GAL where it might be useful to have the GAL more frequently.

    19 votes
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  12. Add a second or third line to the address entry for 2 or 3 line addresses

    Allow there 2 be 2 or 3 lines in the address portion of the contact information for Apt's or other address qualifiers

    16 votes
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  13. Sync contacts across Outlook instances - Mac and Windows

    Sync contacts across Outlook instances - Mac and Windows. I am not able to have my contacts sync across latest versions of Office365 Home, OfficeOnline, Office Windows and Office Mac (15.x). Curiously, iOS Outlook does sync.

    61 votes
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  14. Junk Mail - activate Junk Email Preferences to add safe sender etc - grayed out

    Junk Mail - activate Junk Email Preferences to add Safe Sender etc - currently greyed out.

    33 votes
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  15. Add Ability to Browse GAL

    Add the ability to browse the GAL as you are able to on Windows. We have a client that is split between Windows and Mac users. A lot of effort was spent building out the GAL for external contacts. The ability to browse natively in Outlook (and not having to search or going to the web client) is necessary to make it truly useful.

    20 votes
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  16. Include email and attachments tabs in Contacts

    Please include email, events and attachments tabs in the People/Contacts list, so that it is possible to have a full view of recent interactions with each contact.

    This feature is already available in the iOS version of Outlook so I figure it shouldnt be too difficult to add the feature to the Outlook for Mac version.

    Thank you.

    10 votes
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  17. Merge Contact Cards

    Provide an option to select 2 (or more) contact cards and merge them into 1 card.

    10 votes
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  18. Contact Adjustments

    In contacts, be able to see when you last contacted that person. And be able to quick edit contacts in the list view without having to open the whole card. Rename the sections that underline contacts.

    6 votes
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  19. On Entourage it used to say

    On Entourage it used to say when you last sent an email to that contact and also a link to that email, that was really useful

    8 votes
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  20. Automatically display photo for an email based on Gravatar / Facebook / LinkedIn / etc

    If there is no image associated with a contact/email address, Outlook should fetch a public image from Gravatar, Facebook, or LinkedIn.

    This should be configurable - users can specify which sources they would like to use and in what priority order.

    13 votes
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