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  1. Add an option to create a new contact from email signature in Outlook 2016

    Add an option to create a new contact from email signature.

    330 votes
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    • Full Outlook Contact Access From Email

      I want to be able to access a full contact record in Outlook from an open Outlook email like you could before Outlook 2013. Ideally I could click on a persons name in an email and a full contact record would open. Instead, starting in Outlook 2013 and in Office 365, a small contact card without full contact management features opens. Some may want it to work the new way, but some may want it to work the old way so there should be a setting on what happens when you click on an email address on the to: or…

      424 votes
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      • View a Contact's emails, correpsondance from that Contact Folder

        I find it astounding that OUTLOOK doesn't have this feature. When I open up a Contact, I should be able to view all my email correspondence with them without having to go back to the email folder and conduct a search

        13 votes
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        • Syncing Outlook contacts subfolders with my Android phone

          There is a BIG issue in Outlook / Contacts app on my Android phone. I use Outlook 365 as my main messaging/calendar/contacts tool on my PC. All my contacts are attached to my outlook account. I have created contacts subfolders to sort them (professional, etc.). On my Android phone (8.0), I have installed Outlook, but ONLY THE CONTACTS IN THE MAIN FOLDER ARE VISIBLE! None of the subfolders are visible, whereas they are visible on outlook.com website. Please correct rapidly this unacceptable bug!!! I have seen that many people complain about this bug, which has lasted too long...

          16 votes
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          • Provide button to change password.

            add a change password button.... AGAIN

            6 votes
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            • I have contacts that I no longer want in my contact list but I don't want to delete them. I would like to move them to an unused folder.

              Create an UNUSED folder to move contacts from your list without permanently deleted them.

              6 votes
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              • Provide an option to show nickname in the inbox the name as you have saved your contact.

                Provide an option to show nickname in the inbox the name as you have saved your contact.

                6 votes
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                • Provide an option to change the font color in Contacts for Phone number in Microsoft Outlook 2016

                  IN CONTACT I find that the contact phone number should be in other color than blue.
                  Why not black, it would be more visible !!!!!

                  4 votes
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                  • put back features available with outlook 2007 - in contacts you could find all items connected to contact - email, task, etc

                    put back features available with outlook 2007 - in contacts you could find all items connected to contact - email, task, etc. no longer available in 2016

                    Also outlook 2007 allowed you to connect contacts - example associates - family - referrals etc. 2016 doesn't let you do that!!!!
                    Seems like 2016 is a downgrade

                    8 votes
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                    • Allow undo for removed contacts

                      There should be an undo option for accidentally removed contacts or provide an option to recover accidentally deleted contacts. This is more acute when working with the Contact Groups, as the Remove Member is right next to the Add Member. If you hit "remove" by mistake, there is no way to retrieve the deleted entry; undo does not work.

                      25 votes
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                      • In outlook 365; Open& import menu; Import Peoples from EXCEL file.

                        Outlook have Open & Import option. You can add import option from -directly- xlsx file.

                        5 votes
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                        • Provide a feature to categorize contacts in Microsoft Outlook 2016 into Personal and Business including sub categories

                          Provide a feature to categorize contacts in Microsoft Outlook 2016 into Personal and Business including sub categories(Family - Friends - School - Bank ) and Business by (Auto - Law Firm - Insurance - Religious - Bank - Travel . . . . .)

                          37 votes
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                          • Provide a feature to automatically add contact to Address Book or Contacts based on emails in Microsoft Outlook 2016

                            Provide a feature to automatically add contact to Address Book or Contacts based on emails in Microsoft Outlook 2016. For example we receive an email from a person named John, getting an option to use the Senders email address to add it to contact directly would be an added benefit and would enhance handling of contacts.

                            108 votes
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                            • Insert address from Contact list

                              I would like to create an appointment from the contact list and import the address to the location

                              19 votes
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                              • Compatibility Outlook 365 for PC and Outlook on Android

                                Since I have installed Outlook on my Android phone (with the idea to better synchronize my PC and my phone), I have tremendous problems with my contacts.

                                In Outlook 365, their email adresses are switched EVERY DAY (address 1 becomes 2 and vice-versa) and the names that I set aresystematically replaced by the email address, WHICH IS NOT WHAT I WANT!!! I want that the names of my contacts remain as I enter them (full name, nickname or whatever).

                                Please solve rapidly these two issues, which make very tedious the use of Outlook.

                                Thanks

                                4 votes
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                                • Synchronization of contacts between devices

                                  I am sorry, but I become mad with Outlook.

                                  As I recently changed my old iPhone to an ASUS ZenFone under Android, I had to install Outlook and all Microsoft tools (OneDrive, Office suite, etc.). For your information, and to avoid creating 50 different email addresses, the one I entered as my ID in Google account is my outlook.com address, to which my contacts and calendar are attached. Since I have the following problems:
                                  - On my phone the preferred contacts are lost systematically, both in the Phone app and in the left pane summarizing the most important feeds (weather,…

                                  3 votes
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                                  • Provide a feature to create a meeting from a Contact Card in Microsoft Outlook 2016

                                    Provide a feature to create a meeting from a Contact Card in Microsoft Outlook 2016 for added functionality.

                                    57 votes
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                                    • Adding an option to disable the Contact Linking feature

                                      I don’t really need the Contact Linking feature because it automatically shows multiple linked contacts with different names which is very confusing for users to find the correct one. It would be really useful if there is an option to disable the Contact Linking feature, rather than unlink them one by one.

                                      This feedback is based on a customer voice from support SR.

                                      149 votes
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                                      • Automatic contact renaming

                                        I use Outlook 365 on mu PC as my main contacts/calendar/email tool and Outlook on my Android mobile (ASUS ZenFone).

                                        There is a VERY irritating feature as Outlook renames my contacts by replacing the name I write in Outlook 365 by their email address. I want to master this, and I cannot accept that Microsoft changes these names. I send emails to persons, not addresses, and some contacts have nicknames I want to keep.

                                        Worse: my wife has 2 addresses. Outlook regularly switches them, putting first her outlook email address, which is not her main one. THIS IS TOTALLY UNACCEPTABLE!!!

                                        2 votes
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                                        • Unable to inport/access my Outlook 2010 contact list in Office 365 (Outlook 2016)

                                          Unable to inport/access my Outlook 2010 contact list in Office 365 (Outlook 2016). I have hundreds of entries and I absolutely need to import this list or, at a minimum, print out this information. HELP!

                                          9 votes
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