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  1. Provide automatically each new mail with a unique ID number (possibly a progressive number) in Microsoft Outlook 2016

    As Corporate we need to assign to each outbound message a specific reference number.
    This has been indeed a MUST on all commercial exchange in the past.
    Current e-mail providers (Outlook) does not include the option to automatically assign an unique ID reference number to every in/out coming mails. This is a big mess

    3 votes
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  2. Provide a feature to display new email icon in Task bar for Focused/Other/ Focused Only /Others Only in Microsoft Outlook 2016

    Provide a feature to display new email icon notification in Task bar for Focused/Other/ Focused Only /Others Only in Microsoft Outlook 2016. Also I would like to get the new mail icon in the task bar/system tray for new Focused Inbox items only.

    5 votes
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  3. Provide a feature of main folder Locking in Microsoft Outlook 2016

    Some people may have a lot of sub-folders within a folder on the left side column. It would be handy if the main folder could be locked to the underside of the line that separates 'Favorites' with the folders beneath. Why, because when you need to scroll down to the last sub folder for example, you need to scroll all the way back up to be able to close the main folder, thus hiding all the sub folders. So, instead of scrolling, if the main folder heading is locked and doesn't disappear when scrolling it would be much easier to…

    3 votes
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  4. Allow changing of IMAP email address

    Before updating Outlook, was I able to easily change the email address for an IMAP account. With the latest update, the ability to change the email address on the account was removed and replaced with a static label. Please bring back the ability to change the email address, I use it frequently!

    28 votes
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  5. Provide an option to schedule Out of Office replies for multiple holidays / events in advance

    Currently I can only schedule my out of office for one occasion. Allow an option to pre-schedule multiple occasions. For example On July 3rd, when I set it up for 4th of July, allow me to schedule it for the Labor Day, Columbus Day, Thanks Giving, Christmas, etc. That way I can set them up when I am not very busy. Also, provide an option to activate / deactivate them. We have 10 or so holidays, so allow a few more and provide 15+ schedule alternatives. Note: I think the common holidays should be default for everybody.

    295 votes
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  6. Provide a feature to send multiple Out-Of-Office messages to the same sender in Microsoft Outlook 2016

    Currently Office will send only one out of office message to each sender. Senders usually don't remember the period of absence, so if it is longer than usual they will send messages again, will not receive autoreply, and will believe that I am in the office but ignoring them. There should be an option to choose if you wish to send out of office in reply to more than 1 message from a given sender.

    5 votes
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  7. Email font size

    The font size of the email folders is waay too small. 2007 used to allow you to change the font size. Why did you remove it? I can't be the only person out there who would like to make the folder size larger without making everything on my computer bigger. Please make it so we can change the font size of the email folders. And the menu words. Why did you remove it?

    63 votes
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  8. How about fixing Outlook so that it retains the selected options!!!

    How about fixing Outlook so that it retains the selected options!!!

    60 votes
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  9. Stop treating the use of a Teams link in a meeting as a change to the meeting

    Currently, if someone creates a Teams meeting link in a meeting and an attendee clicks the link to join the meeting, the meeting treats this as a change to the meeting. When you go to close any meeting window after joining via the teams link, Outlook creates a dialog box asking if you want to save changes. This just serves as a completely unnecessary additional click anytime I want to close a meeting. Please stop the use of a link being logged as a change to the meeting. It's quite annoying!

    4 votes
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  10. 5 votes
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  11. Provide an option to change the default pane that Outlook opens on (e.g., change default from Email to Calendar)

    I spend a lot of time randomized by email, so I've started scheduling two 30-minute blocks to check email every day. However, Outlook still opens on Email by default, which can be distracting if I'm just trying to check my Calendar. Being able to set the default pane to the Calendar would help me stay focused and productive.

    1 vote
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  12. Please implement the. NST document to set the default path

    Hi all, Most of the emails we manage have to join and subscribe to multiple groups because of their work needs, Generated. NST documents stored in the C disk directory will produce more than 20G of occupation, and we use for some of our colleagues to use the cloud system, C disk space itself is not too large, if you can not move to custom directories, such as: When setting up messages by default to the D disk, or we really do not, or even use the modified registry to achieve storage location more Change.
    That often colleagues C disk…

    1 vote
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  13. Provide a feature to Customize Account Names for email accounts configured in Microsoft Outlook 2016

    Provide a feature to Customize Account Names for email accounts configured in Microsoft Outlook 2016 maintaining case as well as re-arrange their order in navigation pane. similar to Windows 10 Mail app. Also It would be helpful for those who are visual to have the option to change the background color of each mailbox, (Inbox, Sent, and Trash), to avoid confusion when quickly navigating between them.

    612 votes
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  14. The product is office 2019 and outlook is denying access from other programs trying to send emails and keeps asking permission.

    The product is office 2019 and outlook is denying access from other programs trying to send emails ( Recon Accounts in my instance ) and keeps asking for permission. It Says " A program is trying to send an email message on your behalf. If this is unexpected, click Deny and verify your antivirus software is up-to-date ." it needs an option for when we say allow, we need it to say remember and never ask me again.

    4 votes
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  15. fix your issues microsoft! I can't log out!

    WE NEED TO BE ABLE TO LOG OUT!!!

    7 votes
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  16. Please add [Specific User] in the shared link setting of OneDrive for Business to the [Change Permissions] menu.

    [アクセス許可の変更] のメニューに OneDrive for Business の共有リンク設定にある [特定のユーザー] を追加して欲しい。

    Please add [Specific User] in the shared link setting of OneDrive for Business to the [Change Permissions] menu.


    ■ Description (内容) :
    OneDrive for Business の共有でのみ [特定のユーザー] が選択できないため、Outlook 上の [アクセス許可の変更] に [特定のユーザー] を追加して欲しい。

    Because you can not select [Specific User] only in OneDrive for Business sharing, please add [Specific User] to [Change Permissions] on Outlook.

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  17. Show the Display As info instead of the Full Name in the to: line when sending a new message

    Show the Display As info instead of the Full Name in the to: line when sending a new message

    7 votes
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  18. Provide a feature to enable notifications on the active device only in Microsoft Outlook 2016

    Provide a feature to enable notifications on the active device only in Microsoft Outlook 2016 to avoid multiple devices receiving notifications for the same account.

    If I'm using Outlook on my PC and I receive a new email, I don't need my phone going off in my pocket about it. Similar to functionality in Teams.

    2 votes
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  19. Save all option settings server-side

    Every time I uninstall and reinstall outlook I have to reconfigure all my settings. I would love to have the same outlook settings wherever I install / reinstall / use outlook!

    19 votes
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