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  1. Introduce a contact manager in Outlook 2016

    There should be a contact manager in Outlook.

    Features to include...

    1. Detect duplicate addresses
    2. Graphically display a contact and where it's data come from
    3. Consolidate contacts
    4. Full drag&dropp support of EVERYTHING even when multi selecting
    5. Be aware of all my devices and which contacts those devices have
    6. Be aware of all sources for contacts from any system, application, program, server from Microsoft (example: Skype, Skype for business, AD, Exchange, Windows, Outlook, SharePoint, One Drive, Personal Address Book-PAB in outlook, Dynamics and so on)
    7. Possibility to set the owner/authority on a field by field…

    95 votes
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  2. Please add a Send Individually Button

    I often find I need to send mails to many Distribution Lists which can have a large number of users on and cross-posting is frowned upon by the DL owners

    I value the use & efficiency of my time much more than the time it takes to spend what can be many extra additional minutes (per distribution list) to copy paste and then send emails to many different recipients in the To Field.

    Therefore, to improve the user experience of sending bulk emails (including to large lists that may otherwise just get BCC'd) I would like a button that would…

    2 votes
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  3. Provide categories for emails in Outlook on mobile devices

    Provide categories for emails in Outlook on mobile devices

    6 votes
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  4. You need to add "show from" option to calendar for people that use multiple inboxes.

    So that you can send specific event invitations and meeting invites from one of your chosen inboxes instead of them sending from the default inbox. This would be similar to the "show from" pane when drafting emails.

    2 votes
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  5. A place for a phone number in the calendar header

    A place to include the phone number in a calendar header would be fantastic.

    3 votes
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  6. "Read" icon should be clickable to mark message as unread

    To mark a message as unread, you have to right-click on it and select "Mark as unread" or use Ctrl+U. You can also configure the view to show a "Read" status envelope icon, but clicking on this icon does not change the status.

    I think this is a design flaw - right now the envelope icon serves no functional purpose because unread messages are already highlighted (bold). The icon should work as a button to quickly "Mark as read/unread" without having to use the right-click menu or a keyboard shortcut.

    2 votes
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  7. 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.

    9 votes
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  8. Check availability for individual instances of a recurring meeting to make (re)scheduling easier

    When scheduling a recurring meeting, I'd like a way to quickly jump to the next 'scheduled' date/time to see if people are generally open. For example, I have a recurring monthly meeting that I am looking to reschedule. When I open the series and have the scheduling assistant view active, I can see everyone's calendar. After I change the time under the recurring meeting option, I would like to scan ahead to see how that fits with everyone's schedule. Instead, I have to scroll through each day until I get to the next month's day. Would like an option to…

    76 votes
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  9. Fast meeting creation on To do calendar section

    on the calendar section of the to do section, a right click on a date should display meeting creation window for that date

    5 votes
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  10. Reminders

    Change to ascending or descending order

    2 votes
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  11. Print or copy and paste Reminders

    Print or copy and paste Reminders

    2 votes
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  12. Outlook must provide the ability to allow to accept or decline part of a recurring meeting.

    If a requester has sent a recurring meeting for the entire week and the attendee plans to be attending it just one day a week, there must be a way to indicate that in which case all other instances of that recurring meeting should fall off the calendar.

    13 votes
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  13. 39 votes
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  14. recall / resend a meeting notice / invitation the same way you recall an email sent.

    A meeting invitation is essentially a special type of email. Put the Resent / Recall button on the File tab for meeting invitations the same way it is on the File tab for email.

    7 votes
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  15. Link my cell phone (Apple or Android) upcoming calendar events created in Outlook.

    Link my cell phone (Apple or Android) upcoming calendar events created in Outlook.

    8 votes
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  16. Allow to show Calendar in Monthly View to have an option to display work week only no weekends.

    Allow to show Calendar in Monthly View to have an option to display work week only no weekends.

    12 votes
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  17. Provide feature to add recurring meetings with manual multiple dates selection

    It's very tedious to book the time slots in blocks of six months when the meetings aren't set in any pattern like once every week, monthly etc. I need to create separate calendar entries in such cases. Please provide a feature where I choose multiple dates as per my convenience on calendar and simply add them to a list. Lotus Notes offers a similar feature.

    29 votes
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  18. Chronological tracking of emails within one/multiple days

    Email states the local time of both sender and receiver ... to enable chronological tracking of emails within one day

    5 votes
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  19. Skype meeting option unavailable in recurring meeting

    Skype meeting option unavailable in recurring meeting. This may be a bug.

    2 votes
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  20. 2 votes
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