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  1. Dark Gray Theme Unread Messages Count not Visible enough in Folder Pane

    When using the Dark Gray Theme in Outlook, the Unread Messages Count in the left Folder Pane should be Blue (or other discernible color) like it is in the Black Office Theme. Currently, it blends into the folder names too easily.

    34 votes
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  2. Fix Black Outlook Theme Attach Outlook Items

    With the black office theme in outlook if you start a new email message then go to Attach Item > Outlook Item > Contacts, all of the contacts are white font on white background. You can not see the contacts. Please fix this.

    Also, In black theme, the contrast of the selector to choose postponing a meeting reminder for x minutes is so low it’s extremely hard to read.

    34 votes
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  3. Provide an option to automatically refresh the Unread emails in Microsoft Outlook 2016

    Provide an option to automatically refresh the Unread emails in Microsoft Outlook 2016 rather than toggling between Read and Unread emails to get the updated status about Unread emails.

    33 votes
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  4. Remove notification from Action Center after status no longer current.

    Notifications should automatically be removed from the Action Center once the state of the notification is no longer current. For example, for "new mail" notifications, once the mail has been read in Outlook, the notification should automatically be removed. Currently the user has to manually clear the notification.

    32 votes
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  5. Option to export Contacts to and from Microsoft Outlook 2016 for MAC in multiple formats including Excel

    Option to export contacts from Microsoft Outlook 2016 for MAC in multiple formats including Excel for better user experience.

    32 votes
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  6. Categories do not appear correctly when column is moved

    Hello,
    in outlook when we affect a category to mail a square of the category's color normally appears in the "category" column.
    But in Outlook 2016, according to the place where you have placed the column "category", the colored square appears or not :
    - If the column is placed to the right, the colored square appears.
    - If the column is placed to the left (what I want) the colored square is not displayed. Only the text. This unpractical for all previewed different categories.

    It's a bug and I've reported it as such to the Outlook Team. Thanks!
    A…

    32 votes
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  7. Outlook 2016 sync issues

    In Outlook 2016, I am missing 5 months worth of sent E-mails. The E-mails are there as can be seen in Outlook.com, however, they will not sync to Outlook 2016. Meanwhile, Outlook 2016 believes that sync is complete. Syncing between Outlook 2016 and Outlook.com seems generally unreliable and slow.

    31 votes
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  8. Option to choose color for non-working hours in calendar

    In the "colorful" theme (the only one that's in between white and extremely dark), it's nearly impossible to distinguish between my working and non-working hours, whereas there's a very clear difference in the dark themes.

    Please either let me choose my own color for non-working hours or just make the non-working hours darker so it's easy to tell the difference. I don't want to choose a super dark theme just to be able to see one thing.

    I'm going to experiment with setting up a recurring appointment for all of my non-working hours to see if I can "fix" the…

    30 votes
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  9. Show Vault folders section in different colour

    Option to make Vault Folder and sub-folders with separate background colour. Reason: it's too easy to be searching for a folder, or filing emails, into a Vault folder accidentally, while thinking you are in your main set of folders. A different background colour (or e.g. different font for names) would make clear that you are in the Vault. Thank you for considering.

    29 votes
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  10. Highlighting email from important sender

    Allow Outlook to highlight email from certain senders to indicate that the message is important, for all users.

    29 votes
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  11. Not enough space in the screen to work. Many space on the screen use for presentation that reduces the space to work

    Not enough space in the screen to work. Many spaces on the screen use for presentation that reduce the space to work

    28 votes
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  12. Provide a feature for Calendar reminder in Action Center

    New Mail notifications now show up in the Windows 10 action center, but Calendar reminders are still shown as oldskool Outlook dialog boxes, please integrate with W10!

    28 votes
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  13. Under "Quicksteps", add the the following possible actions to the list: "Block Sender", "Block Sender's Domain" and "Report Phishing".

    Under "Quicksteps", add the the following possible actions to the list: "Block Sender", "Block Sender's Domain" and "Report Phishing".

    27 votes
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  14. 27 votes
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  15. resposta automática

    é possivel colocar como antigamente uma resposta automática durante o tempo de ausencia ?

    26 votes
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  16. Provide option to print name and postal address labels for mailing

    Provide option to print adhesive labels for selected names (e.g. to mail Christmas Cards)

    26 votes
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  17. Provide an option for double sided printing emails in the "File-Print" options.

    Provide an option for double sided printing when printing an email from the "file print" option.

    25 votes
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  18. New Meeting Reminder behavior in Outlook 2016

    Here are a few suggestions that I hope will be reviewed as a better implementation of the Outlook Reminder Window:

    1) Change Outlook's systray icon so it shows a triggered reminder by flashing and/or overlay with some indicator
    2) Use a new icon for #2
    3) Prevent reminder from appearing on top when full-screen application is running
    4) Configure the pop-up behavior based on type of meeting or response
    5) Use a different instance of the Reminder window so it has its own taskbar entry and does not get stacked underneath the Outlook application in the taskbar when the user…

    25 votes
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  19. Provide an option of voting button in both Microsoft Outlook 2016 for MAC and Windows

    Provide an option of voting button in both Microsoft Outlook 2016 for MAC and Windows.

    25 votes
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  20. Support for IMAP IDLE

    As far as I can tell Outlook for Windows doesn't have support for IMAP IDLE, which enables faster and more efficient delivery of emails to IMAP accounts. This effectively enables "push" of email messages for IMAP accounts instead of periodic "pull" based on a synchronisation schedule. Outlook for Mac does have support for IMAP IDLE.

    I know that Office 365 / Exchange is the "bread-and-butter" of Outlook, but for those of us who use IMAP accounts, often in tandem with Exchange accounts, this would be a much appreciated improvement.

    24 votes
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