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  1. Forward\Reply\Reply All with attachments included in Microsoft Outlook 2016

    In Microsoft Outlook 2016, when we forward\reply\reply all to the email with attachments, the attachments are not available and we have to attach them manually. An option to reply all to the email with all the attachments included would be more productive in Microsoft Outlook 2016 as that option is not available as of now.

    3,813 votes
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  2. Add 'Acknowledged' and 'Thanks' buttons to emails that will tell the sender you have seen their email, without having to send another.

    Add 'Acknowledged' and 'Thanks' buttons to emails that will tell the sender you have seen/appreciate their email, without having to send another, thereby reducing email traffic.

    808 votes
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  3. Unread Email Count - Move it back!

    I hate that the new unread email count for any box is aligned to the right. I cannot find anything online on how to fix this. PLEASE change this back or at least give the user the ability to determine if they want the count number next to the folder name or aligned differently.

    60 votes
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  4. email address

    Always show the full email address of a sender in the view pane. This is a major security risk that the email address of a sender is hidden and requires several clicks to view. Default should always be to show the full sender email address.

    110 votes
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  5. There's possibly now too much empty space in the email window

    It'd be great to reduce the new size of the "from", "to" and "CC/BCC" columns in both the Popped Out New Email window and the inset 'reply' window. There's a lot of "dead-air" above the line where one writes the email

    124 votes
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  6. Compose email window: the new to/from/subject ribbon is way too big

    stop stealing screen real estate for the thing I want to use it for: the contents of my email.

    46 votes
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  7. Rethink the direction Outlook is going

    The look and feel of Outlook as well as most of the other office applications is continuing to look worse and worse. It's becoming much more childish looking and less professional looking. Many of the sections take up way too much space on the screen. The most recent change to the top of a new message looks totally ridiculous. Why either boxes around To, CC and BCC and not around Subject for example?

    Users should also be able to adjust the space between items in the Folder Pane, there is way too much whitespace between items and you have to…

    53 votes
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  8. Auto complete using full contact list instead of just "recent contacts"

    When I'm writing an email, I would like to be able to type an email from my contacts into the "to" bar and have outlook autocomplete the email without me having to go to the contacts menu.

    649 votes
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  9. Keep all meeting invites even if declined.

    Set the option to keep all meeting invites in inbox regardless of the action taken; even if declined.

    85 votes
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  10. Reduce padding in messages list to fit more messages

    Reduce padding (or add option to configure) in message list to fit more messages.

    The setting could be a similar like Word has to switch between Touch/Mouse mode, but would be better if it had manual control how many pixels a user wants. This could be under View Settings > Advanced View Settings > Other Settings, for example.

    70 votes
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  11. Outlook Deleted Items option to sort by date/time deleted in Microsoft Outlook 2016

    Allow a sort option in the "Deleted Items" folder to sort by the date/time the item was deleted, rather than the original send date. This would allow easy location of recently-deleted items.

    19 votes
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  12. Allow us to change the font, its size and choice of style for the to, cc, bcc and subject lines of email

    Allow us to change the font, its size, and style for the to, cc, bcc and subject lines of an email. I have checked online and lots of people have this problem, no fix has been suggested. July 24, 2018

    188 votes
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  13. It would be great to be able to rename attachments when forwarding emails.

    Sometimes you need to rename attachments and the only way is to sabe it to PC and then attach again.

    15 votes
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  14. Read Later

    Just like the Archive folder and option within Outlook, w would like to see a folder, Ribbon button and context menu option called "Read Later". This is useful to help keep the Inbox organized and clean.

    8 votes
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  15. Provide 'Recipient' status whether he has seen mail or not before Recall/Resend email

    Provide 'Recipient' status whether he has seen mail or not before Recall/Resend email

    Current Functionality:
    Click on Email->File->Message Resend and Recall
    Tow options there: 1. Resend message for unseen recipient and 2. Recall message.
    Once sender use this then he will get notification of how many recipients message has been recalled.

    Improvement:
    When user is clicking on 'File->Message Resend and Recall'
    Is it possible to give 'Recipient' status whether he has seen message or not. So that sender will decide that Resend/Recall is fruitful or not.

    For e.g.
    If sender wants to update message for recipient 'A' but he has…

    12 votes
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  16. change folders color - change table rows color

    I'd like to identify the folders by color and do the same for incoming mail in table view. Also would be great to change rows color in table view.

    127 votes
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  17. The ability to bounce emails

    Combat spam by bouncing emails back to a sender making them think your email address is not valid. I used to do this all the time when using an older email client on Windows XP. I started when I was getting over 100 spam emails a day, and managed to reduce this to 2 a week

    63 votes
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  18. Allow printing of e-mails from Android smart phones

    Allow printing of e-mails from Android smart phones.

    27 votes
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  19. Fix default font so that no part of the message reverts to Calibri

    Outlook allows you set a default font and choose your own font for your signature, but no matter what you do, there will always be at least 1 blank line below your signature (in new messages and replies) where the font reverts back to Calibri. This means if you remove your signature, then start typing, you are not in your default font and must manually change it.

    125 votes
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  20. Provide a feature of smart compose or suggested reply in Microsoft Outlook 2016 similar to the lines in Gmail etc.

    Provide a feature of smart compose or suggested reply in Microsoft Outlook 2016 similar to the lines in Gmail etc.

    8 votes
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