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.
No, please don't. This isn't Facebook. Read Receipts do the jobs suitably. If you want an acknowledged or thanks response to the sender, setup a quick action to trigger an email response so you have a single click macro within Outlook.
I’m with Terry. That’s what the like button is for.
I find myself occasionally logging in to the web client only to “like” a message.
Please bring that to the desktop and the mobile
Great idea, but it would be awesome if you could right click on the sent message and the acknowledged tick/comment was there, as this could be useful but i wouldn't use it all the time and it would be easy to access the acknowledgement without overcrowding my inbox!
Outlook On The Web and emails in Office 365 Groups have the ability to "Like" emails. We use this in our organisation as a response of acknowledgement.
Please bring "Likes" to the inbox!
Isn't that what read receipts are for?
Seriously, No... I don't need more buttons, I need less.
I don't need more inane reponses from people just saying 'acknowledged'.
Rachel Perry commented
This would be amazing. I have so many "Thanks!" or "Sounds good!" emails in my inbox that I don't need. I'd also rather be able to acknowledge someone else's note without having to clog their inbox with another reply.
Good Idea but the **** with emails go back to the old platform with IM but in real time
Michael K commented
This would also be beneficial for shared mailboxes. To piggy back on this suggestion: visibility of the acknowledgement in any mailbox that is used would be great.
Ann Luteran commented
This is an incredible suggestion and would save a lot of time for all involved.
This would be very cool and it would actually help if we can identify or somehow connect with other people using Outlook 365, it could also be a selling point for 365 subscription. Not having to send emails back and forth, but instead update a thread in everyone's inbox without adding new emails back and forth is a huge plus.
I was just searching for a place to give feedback so that I could make the same suggestion. How do we get this out until the world so that it can be voted on?!