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  1. Auto fill contacts

    Recognize previously emailed accounts

    9 votes
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  2. Play My Email for non-US regions

    The Play My Email feature is limited to devices registered in the US-Region only which is a very myopic view point on Outlook app usage given how many global companies are leveraging O365.

    It would be a great win to expand this capability at least initially to devices leveraging English as the device language.

    11 votes
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    2 comments  ·  Mail  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  3. The outlook widget cannot be added to the regular home screen. It can only be placed in the first page. It would be better to have one by i

    The outlook widget cannot be added to the regular home screen. It can only be placed in the first page.

    It would be better to have one by itself that can be mixed with other apps like the one in my screenshot

    2 votes
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  4. Bring back search field at top of inbox

    Please let me search my inbox from a search field at the top of my inbox, instead of having to click the separate magnifying glass icon at the bottom, which is less efficient.

    6,413 votes
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    1182 comments  ·  Search  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  5. VIP sound

    Specific sound when an email arrive, like boss email.

    220 votes
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  6. A little more rich text formatting, please

    The product is progressing well, but it’s remarkable to me that there isn’t a little more rich text formatting capability like simple bulleted or numbered lists. That would give email composition some of the features of typical desktop applications, which would be helpful for those of us trying to use the iPad as a computer.

    2,477 votes
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  7. Categories

    I want to be able to see all the categories I use in my desktop app when I’m on mobile!

    300 votes
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  8. Swipe gestures for iPad OS touchpad support

    Allow for swipe gestures to work with a touchpad on iPad OS (e.g. Magic Keyboard touchpad).

    12 votes
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  9. Include the Categorize Feature in the mobile app.

    I use the colour coded categories to make sure I don’t miss orders. Please add this feature to the mobile app so that I can keep organised from my phone instead of having to go back and mark everything on my work computer at the end of the day.

    228 votes
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    18 comments  ·  Mail  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  10. Dark Gray theme

    Please support dark grey theme like Outlook desktop. Is much, much better to read.

    25 votes
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  11. Easier way to Delete multiple emails

    I would like to delete multiple emails at one time without having to click on each one. Maybe I can drag my finger down my inbox to select the emails instead of clicking on one at a time. Such as when we select multiple pictures to delete.

    7 votes
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  12. Have option to sync more than 1 month

    Team,

    Is it possible to have option to download / sync the inbox beyond 1 month (~6 mo or 1 yr) so I can search more quickly or go through offline emails instead of constantly pressing “load more”?

    378 votes
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  13. Eliminate “top results”

    Simple - get rid of top results. It is distracting and confusing.

    7 votes
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  14. Option to not automatically mark item read

    If I am on an email and perform some action on it (move, delete, etc) and the pointer moves to the next email which happens to be unread, that new selected email is marked as read. For now I have to swipe to mark as Unread because I don’t want to process/read it yet.

    455 votes
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  15. Confirm folder name when moving an email to a folder.

    To be sure that an email was moved to the correct folder it would be good if the folder name would be shown while copying the mail.
    Maybe the app could even suggest folders like the mail function of iOS does.

    111 votes
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  16. Search, “select all”, delete

    Would love to be able to do a search for specific emails from the same source or with the same subject, “select all” within the search, and then delete everything in that search with one click.

    183 votes
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  17. 7 votes
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    1 comment  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Hi there, 

    Thank you for using Outlook and letting us know about your current experience.

    We are sorry this is happening to you. Please contact us through the Help Section of the app by going to Settings > Help and Feedback > Contact Support so that we can assist you in the best possible way. 

    We look forward to fixing this for you. 

    All the best,

    The Outlook Mobile Team

    PS: Please use the Help Section of the app for any questions, we are not able to see replies to this address.

  18. Contact list

    Add a editable contact list

    137 votes
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  19. View in Light Mode

    There needs to be a per email option to view individual emails in light mode, when a user has dark mode enabled. Some emails have attachment formatting which results in black text on the black dark mode background. To view these few emails, a user needs to leave the email, go to settings, enable light mode, go back to the email, read and take care of the email, then go through all those steps again to reenable dark mode. Gmail for iOS has already implemented this feature to great success.

    17 votes
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  20. Less preview lines option

    Could we have the option for less lines of email preview please

    236 votes
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