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  1. Show the login window on top of the Microsoft Outlook 2016 enabling emails to be hidden for security.

    Show the login window on top of the Microsoft Outlook 2016 enabling emails to be hidden for security. Once the user has entered and validated the credentials, the emails should be revealed.

    1 vote
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  2. Make it possible to include screenshots and images in Outlook support tickets

    I recently submitted an Outlook support ticket for which I would have liked to have submitted a screenshot along with the ticket.

    The Outlook support ticket mechanism does not appear to make it possible to include images at all in support tickets.

    Can we please add this feature? Or else just piggyback upon the existing smile/frown system already used by the rest of O365 which makes it easy to add images and screenshots?

    2 votes
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  3. Check that the date in the email actually exists.

    Many times people put the day of the week and the date together in their email but they get them wrong. For example, Thursday, the 30th of June doesn't exist in either 2017 or 2018. Could you pop a window that the date entered doesn't make sense. Or maybe even tell the user that the next June 30 on a Thursday is 2021 and it would be helpful to add the year on your email for clarity sake :-)

    4 votes
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  4. Allow more flexible choices for cache mode sync slider age limit

    What I'd really like for cache mode sync slider is to either keep everything, or to keep 15 months. What is good about 15 months is that I often find myself looking back to mails I sent about a year ago for events, business processes or systems that are approximately annual. So 12 months is too little (because stuff ages out too soon), but 24 months is overkill.

    2 votes
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  5. Easier people search in draft emails

    Sometimes you are looking for a persons name (e.g. exact spelling) for an email. Most people use the to or cc line to autocomplete but that has the problem that it does not match the intent and sometimes the email gets accidentally sent to them as well. There should be something analogous to @name that lets you refer to the person without adding them to the to line.

    1 vote
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  6. Provide a setting of "Not from sender" when creating rules in Microsoft Outlook 2016

    Provide a setting of "Not from sender" when creating rules in Microsoft Outlook 2016 as it would enable us to handle emails from spammers/unwanted email addresses more effectively and we can filter phishing senders.

    4 votes
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  7. Provide an option to disable "you don't often get emails from ..." in Outlook 2016

    Provide an option to disable "you don't often get emails from ..." in Outlook 2016

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  8. Provide a feature to automatically disable email preview pop up when screen sharing is on in Microsoft Outlook 2016

    There are several occasions where there are email notifications and a preview pop-up appears from the screen of the organizer. There are instances where these emails are confidential and should not be seen by the audience is calls/meetings. I was hoping for outlook functionality to automatically disable notification previews while Skype (for business) screensharing is on.

    7 votes
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  9. Have ability to move NOTES into Favorties

    Have ability to move NOTES into Favorties

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  10. When creating a new Skype Meeting, don't block editing the invite until the Skype Meeting info is added.

    Provide an option to start editing the invite, then populate the "Join Skype Meeting" info whenever it gets it rather than blocking the editing options. Bonus if it doesn't let me send the invite until that info arrives in Microsoft Outlook 2016.
    Also, when someone having editor permissions to my calendar creates a meeting or appointment in my calendar, i want to receive an email right away that ‘this particular person has created meeting for you'.

    3 votes
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  11. Provide a feature to allow an email message to be opened in Microsoft Word from Microsoft Outlook 2016

    Provide a feature to allow an email message to be opened in Microsoft Word from Microsoft Outlook 2016 which has added benefits to view the message (e.g. side-by-side pages)

    4 votes
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  12. Provide a feature to enable users to create own contact list and send it to specific people in Microsoft Outlook 2016

    Provide a feature to enable users to create own contact list and send it to specific people in Microsoft Outlook 2016 or shared contacts and adding an option to add Skype would be an added benefit. Also enable users to save groups created in Skype to be saved as Group Contacts in Microsoft Outlook 2016.

    2 votes
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  13. Do not let the Outlook Client update the value of a time zone on its server while editing the profile in Outlook Client

    Provide a feature that could distinguish the types of mailboxes and, for a room mailbox, do not let the Outlook Client update a time zone in Outlook Client. The location of room mailboxes is fixed, and thus its time zone does not need to be updated.

    2 votes
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  14. Provide Task bar option at bottom of mail window in Outlook 2016

    Task bar should show at bottom of the mail window. When the screen is rotated - the screen is not wide enough to show it well.

    5 votes
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  15. Add "Millimeters" to table measurements options.

    In Outlook 2016 "Table properties" windows, the only options are "Inches" & "Percentage", Please add an option to use "Millimeters" as it is used in most of the world countries.

    3 votes
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  16. Safety tips need to be rethought in the Outlook client

    Safety tips currently appear within the body of the message. This makes it easy to imagine that a malicious user will simply format the body of a message to appear to have a safety tip, and phish the user to a supposedly 'safe' site that is actually malicious. Please consider moving the safety tips to a protected area and/or removing all links from the tip itself.

    1 vote
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  17. Provide a feature to make Start Time and End Time drop down boxes expandable in Microsoft Outlook 2016

    Provide a feature to make Start Time and End Time drop down boxes expandable in Microsoft Outlook 2016 to overcome limited choice of times and display limitations on large monitors.

    4 votes
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  18. add alt sign in options to "Sign In" "Sorry, but we're having trouble signing you in. We received a bad request."

    instead of just posting a message, when having trouble signing in, offer an option to retype your login / password, or anything besides the message "The server has terminated the request due to excessive request rate. Please wait a few seconds and try again."

    2 votes
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  19. Notify users when a message with a blocked attachment type (like XML) will not be delivered

    When an attachment prevents the message from being delivered, such as attaching an XML file, the sender should be notified with a message that says "You cannot send this kind of attachment, please remove the attachment and try sending the message again"

    1 vote
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  20. Provide a feature of Instant Search for Emails sent to a Contact Group in Microsoft Outlook 2016

    Provide a feature of Instant Search for Emails sent to a Contact Group in Microsoft Outlook 2016 so we can get all the results instantly without running into different folders or search options.

    3 votes
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