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  1. 3 votes
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  2. Bring Back All Inboxes

    The MacOS Preview Of Outlook 365 Is Missing “All Inboxes” This Is A Backward Step.

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  3. Allow users to use unsecured port numbers such as 25 with SSL connection as some organization require this or have it enabled.

    Need the ability to use unsecured port numbers (like 25 or 110, etc.) with SSL connection due to the settings implemented by the IT Admins or requirements setup at the Server level. Other email clients allow this feature and having this enabled will help a lot of users.

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  4. Accounts: advanced options

    In the "Old" Outlook preferences -> Accounts, there's an "Advanced..." option to be able to go in and make some changes to the account. This is no longer available in the "New" Outlook. It should still be available.

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  5. Contacts, People ... pictures are way too small.

    Make them adjustable, bigger, and an option for sizes along with round. Under Outlook Preferences, add in a 'photo' size adjustment. Having pictures allow easy recall of the client, professional contact, or wholesaler. Its useful when your practice has 200 professional contacts. Please change this.

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  6. Add capability for notes directly on individual emails

    There are times when I get emails in, and I have some thoughts on responding, but I don't have time to respond immediately. I want to be able to jot down the thoughts "onto" the email (without making a draft, too clunky). This is also useful for allowing me to summarize long emails into a quick note pain (basically, Review Comments in Word but on emails) and then give me the ability to search them (also maybe automatically tag them as haveComments or something).

    10 votes
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  7. 1 vote
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  8. Add option for automatically removing old mail items

    In previous versions of Outlook for Mac, you could set an option by mail folder to automatically delete items over a certain age. This was useful for items like advertisements or social media posts where older items were stale and automatically deleting them had no risk.

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  9. Prevent close of Outlooks last Main window

    Outlook(Mac or Win)
    Can we have an option to prevent the last Main window from being closed.

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  10. Contact Pic in Reading Pane

    Adding the contact pics to the reading pane view so you don't have to click into email like it does on PC

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  11. Clean "MacOS" design and customizable layout, please!

    Clean design - get inspiration from Airmail, Spark, Newton, Mac Mail.

    Please make everything customizable - toolbar, font size, color scheme,

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  12. Calendar Categories

    Need categories to show up in the navigation pane on the calendar view please!

    39 votes
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  13. hide the number of Unread emails on Sent Folder for Outlook 365 for Mac

    an option to hide or unhide the number of unread emails on Sent Folder

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  14. Automatic Events from Emails is blocking 80% of my reading pane, and there is no way to turn this off. I'm on a Mac.

    Turn off Automatic Events in Email (on Macs) to make it easier to read emails.

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  15. mail expiry

    Please include a confidential mode like GMAIL which enables the users on MAC to set an expiry date to the mails they send to receipients. For instance if am sending a mail tp Mr.X, it contains sensitive information (like bank statement) i want to set an expiry date after which Mr.X wont be able to view the message. Am talking about MAC users

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  16. Print calendar in dark mode with black type

    Currently when printing a calendar in dark mode, the type is reversed and doesn't appear on the print. Please correct so that printing in dark mode provides a color print out but with black type on white (or color).

    7 votes
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  17. please spell check prior to sending for MAC OS...it does this on windows, please make the addition to MAC OS

    please spell check prior to sending for MAC OS...it does this on windows, please make the addition to MAC OS

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  18. I suggest you add Mark My Comments option in Outlook for Mac version

    Add Mark My Comments feature in Outlook for Mac as you have it in the Windows version.

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  19. When I see calendar entries for the week, the width of current day should be increased compared to other days.

    Then I see calendar entries for the week, the width of current day should be increased compared to other days.
    This helps in 2 ways
    1) focuses on current day
    2) Increases width on the most widely used entry.

    Another option would be to allow the user to modify/save the width per day.

    3 votes
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  20. Use a slightly darker color for the time tick mark labels for additional timezones in the calendar

    When both a local and additional timezones are displayed in the calendar, the additional timezone time can easily be mistaken for the local timezone, probably because we read from left to right?) This happens to me enough times that I feel that having the additional timezone tick mark labels displayed in a slightly darker color than the local timezone tick mark labels would be of great help to avoid mistaking the additional timezone time for the local time.

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