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  1. The "Keyboard Shortcuts: Customize Button" in Outlook 2016

    Office programs allow users to customize keyboard shortcuts in the "Customize the Ribbon" dialog window. Why doesn't Outlook? The "Keyboard Shortcuts: Customize" button is missing.

    28 votes
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  2. Allow to "Customize the Ribbon" with drag/drop to improve it.

    When the "Customize the Ribbon" dialog box is open, I should be able to click and drag on the buttons in the actual ribbon of the normal Outlook button to rearrange the buttons. The current Ribbon Customize interface is not very intuitive and many ribbon sections cannot be customized further. For example the "Respond" section, or "Delete" section have a specific group of buttons. I can change the location of the group, but I cannot add/remove buttons within the group.

    Also in the earlier builds of Outlook you can easily customize ribbon from the right-click context menu, and the ability…

    35 votes
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  3. Get your e-mail quickly into a folder

    3 mouse clicks on a e-mail in the inbox and it will automatically be placed in its predefined folder.

    We have a lot of folders and now we have to search everytime for the folder.

    I know that you can place it automatticly into a folder but we first want to answer it in inbox folder and when we are answered it we place it in a customer folder.

    3 votes
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  4. Add Ability to insert Check boxes within a Task in Microsoft Outlook 2016

    Currently, we can only insert bullets into Tasks. It would be helpful to be able to create checklists. Linking to OneNote is an immediate work-around.

    111 votes
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  5. 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.

    4 votes
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  6. Sync the Outlook Add-in for OneNote with the OneNote app version from Microsoft Outlook 2016

    It is unfortunate to not be able to send an email using the one note add in outlook to the one note app notebooks. One Note 16 pops up and I no longer use those notebooks.

    5 votes
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  7. Provide a feature or an option of a shortcut for the Message Recall function in Microsoft Outlook 2016

    Un raccourcis sur la fonction rappeler un message ne serait vraiment pas du luxe :(

    A shortcut on the function recall a message would not really be luxury :(

    La fonction existe depuis toujours mais elle est quasi introuvable y compris en passant par l’aide en ligne … et rappeler un email est une demande régulière.

    The function has always existed, but it is almost impossible to find even by using the online help ... and remembering an email is a regular request.

    7 votes
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  8. Sorting and Coloring

    To show that new messages were delivered to the filtered sub folders. Also to be able to color folders in order to distinguish visually.

    13 votes
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  9. Have option to revert meeting "Title" field to its old area when creating new meeting.

    Since the latest update new email and new meeting are not consistent as to where we write the Title or Subject. It would be better to have the field in the same area as it was before.

    4 votes
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  10. Email Recipient Reminder

    Like to see a Email Recipient Reminder, something that will pop-up on a person's screen to say, have you attended to this email?
    It needs to be a function that when sending to someone they receive a pop-up message to say, "Would you like us to remind you to action this email?". The sender would have to firstly elect to use this option.

    7 votes
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  11. Need option for disabling "Other Suggestions" for email addresses

    I like to have autocomplete but hate the "Other Suggestions". I am unable to find a way to disable that. It is VERY counterproductive, especially for emails that are no longer valid and I don't get option to remove it

    7 votes
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  12. Provide an option of delete in the pop up window when an email is received in outlook 2016

    Why did you remove the delete option in the pop up window when an email is received?

    155 votes
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  13. Location should allow to select a place on the map

    I would like to have the option to set a point in the map in the location field.

    5 votes
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  14. Find duplicate messages

    Find duplicate messages

    10 votes
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  15. Set Default Calendar Tab for Calendar View

    When you open Outlook Calendar desktop client, if you have multiple calendar tabs, Outlook chooses any calendar tab, but yours as the active tab. Why not allow the user to set the default calendar tab in focus? Since it's my Outlook account, I'd love to be able to default to MY calendar tab. This will prevent users creating events in other calendars.

    8 votes
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  16. Mailtips on all Outlook clients: when a mailtip about external recipient is shown, the external recipients should be highlighted

    Mailtips on all Outlook clients: when a mailtip about external recipient is shown, the external recipients should be highlighted in to/cc/bcc fields to make external recipients to stand out.
    This should apply to at least Outlook for Windows and in web client version as well.

    9 votes
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  17. Allow printing of e-mails from Android smart phones

    Allow printing of e-mails from Android smart phones.

    12 votes
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  18. Allow to create a follow up meeting from an existing meeting. This is a very basic necessity that surprises me it is not available.

    After a meeting, there should be an option to simply create a new date and time using the same information from the previou meeting (participants, room, information, etc.)

    15 votes
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  19. Allow business cards to be scanned into Outlook Contacts using a smartphone's camera.

    Allow business cards to be scanned into Outlook Contacts using a smartphone's camera. If it is possible to use a phone camera to take a shot of a business card, and then for OCR to transfer the contact information into the relevant field's of Outlook's contact cards.

    42 votes
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  20. Please bring back the classic theme and more colors in Outlook 2016

    Please bring back the classic themes for Office 2016 like we had in Outlook 2003 and 2007. I

    I use the classic theme in Windows 7 and I would prefer to use that, than the current 4 themes currently provided in Office 2016.

    Why do I want this feature to come back? The classic theme is much easier on my eyes than the themes offered currently in Office 2016.

    Also, you must have more options to add color in outlook! I loved the dashboard of office 2007 and just upgraded to 2016 and it seems so sterile!

    Thanks,
    Chris

    97 votes
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