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  1. Time zone support

    One major issue holding me back from using Outlook Calendar full on is the missing time zone support - in IOS native calendar it’s easy to search for a country or city and select time zone. Please please please

    224 votes
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    33 comments  ·  Calendar  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  2. Email :Preview

    Hi,

    It would be really good if we have email preview setting for inbox where we can chose to show single line or 2 lines along with subject,
    Kindly request to include this option in future releases

    236 votes
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  3. Keep position in email when switching apps

    I read a fair amount of email newsletters. The issue is that when I click a link in one of them (and thus go to my browser), and then return to Outlook to continue reading the newsletter, the position in the email is not retained. I.e. I am at the top of the email again. It would be super handy if the position in an open email was kept when switching between apps.

    188 votes
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    108 comments  ·  Mail  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  4. Attach multiple photos

    I have to go back and select each photo individually to emails. This takes a lot of time and looking through photos.

    I prefer how it was using the provided Mail APP via Apple Software where you can select multiple photos and then hit “attach” when sending an email.

    245 votes
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  5. 184 votes
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  6. New notification sounds

    It would be great to have some new notification sounds to choose from.

    166 votes
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  7. Delay Delivery:Schedule Emails

    Please bring this option to mobile.

    I don’t like to message people out of office hours. Scheduling an email ahead of time is helpful and allows to respond/write something when the moment strikes.

    307 votes
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    41 comments  ·  Mail  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  8. 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.

    6,388 votes
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    1179 comments  ·  Search  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  9. 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.

    2,430 votes
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  10. VIP sound

    Specific sound when an email arrive, like boss email.

    192 votes
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  11. Play emails via audio, but don’t require microphone access

    I’d like to play my emails via audio, but when I try to activate this Outlook requests access to my microphone. Outlook doesn’t need access to my microphone to play emails. If it does, it shouldn’t

    7 votes
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  12. Dark Gray theme

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

    24 votes
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  13. Email signature from PC app to be exact or synced with that of the outlook app for mobile

    Please allow the syncing of the signature settings and style to match how the PC user arranged sig to be on the Outlook app.

    The Outlook app has a plain way of displaying the sig. No fonts, colors or company image. Please do that for us. Other providers sync the sigs.

    206 votes
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  14. 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.

    175 votes
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    16 comments  ·  Mail  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  15. Push notifications

    Push notifications don’t work. Really needs to be sorted out.

    127 votes
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  16. Categories

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

    204 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. 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.

    104 votes
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  19. Contact list

    Add a editable contact list

    127 votes
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  20. 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.

    145 votes
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