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  1. There's possibly now too much empty space in the email window

    It'd be great to reduce the new size of the "from", "to" and "CC/BCC" columns in both the Popped Out New Email window and the inset 'reply' window. There's a lot of "dead-air" above the line where one writes the email

    147 votes
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  2. need to be able to add recipients to a meeting request as a BCC

    need to be able to add recipients to a meeting request as a BCC

    34 votes
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  3. The ability to have an email reminder for a calendar event

    Be able to set an email reminder for an event in your calendar

    15 votes
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  4. Copy an existing meeting into a new meeting

    Allow the copying of an existing meeting into a new meeting that can be edited for content, attendees, time, etc., and then sent. This dramatically decreases the work effort of scheduling meetings and reduces friction between your users and the software.

    93 votes
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  5. Recurring Calendar meeting changes should not change meetings that have already taken place

    Do not change the history of meetings that have already occurred when make changes to a recurring meeting for future dates.

    562 votes
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  6. Automatically block of 15 minutes before and after each meeting

    It is my manual task to always block some time before and after meetings, lot's of extra clicking in Outlook. I would love to see a feature or someone explain to me how I can tell Outlook, to by default make my meetings appear to start 15 minutes earlier and stop 15 minutes later, than they actually do, so no one can book back to back through my entire schedule.

    15 votes
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  7. Offer choice re: ribbon icons

    I opened Outlook acct & icons on ribbon changed. Offer option to use old icons/ opt-in or out choice when making such changes

    27 votes
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  8. Provide an option to clone a past meeting as we might need to create meeting which is not a recurring one

    Provide an option to clone a past meeting as we might need to create meeting which is not a recurring one would be the best option in Microsoft Outlook 2016. Being able to clone a past meeting would be good instead of copying all the details again.

    40 votes
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  9. Increase the number of color options in the Outlook Calendar palette from 9 to 16-25, increase contrast, and allow user editing of colors.

    I find that I cannot change the color of agenda items or calendar items for my email accounts in Microsoft Outlook. I use various Android apps on my tablet and phone, that allow me to show Agenda items and Calendar items. If I use gmail, I can easily select a color, whereas with Outlook accounts I cannot change the color to suit my preferences. Also provide an option or feature to set different events with different colors in Calendar as well as in Categories in Microsoft Outlook 2016.

    1,329 votes
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  10. Declined meetings

    show declined meeting on my calendar, so if my plans change I can quickly still see it and change from declined to accept

    11 votes
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  11. Keep all meeting invites even if declined.

    Set the option to keep all meeting invites in inbox regardless of the action taken; even if declined.

    110 votes
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  12. Allow users to specify their pronouns.

    Add an official way for users to specify their preferred pronouns - he/him, they/them, etc. Ideally this would be easily changeable, and not require people picking options from a list.

    63 votes
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  13. Please add BCC for meeting invites.

    Please add BCC for meeting invites to protect the privacy of remote participant emails and/or conference attendee emails.

    13 votes
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  14. Add quarterly option to recurring calendar. You only have weekly, monthly or yearly now.

    The recurring calendar options are weekly, monthly or yearly. I do several things quarterly and would like that option.

    26 votes
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  15. Auto complete using full contact list instead of just "recent contacts"

    When I'm writing an email, I would like to be able to type an email from my contacts into the "to" bar and have outlook autocomplete the email without me having to go to the contacts menu.

    668 votes
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  16. Removing folders

    Give us the ability to remove folders we don't use. Many of us do not use the "group", "conversations" or various other folders that Outlook automatically installs and will let us delete. Users should be able to remove any folder they don't want.

    41 votes
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  17. Ability to see who deleted an email in a shared mailbox.

    Ability to see who deleted an email in a shared mailbox.

    13 votes
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  18. Email Signature Sync across devices

    It would be great if Outlook sync'd your email signature across multiple devices so that you only have to set or update it once.

    8,283 votes
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  19. A series of recurring past appointments should not be changed just because I change the end date or the number of appointments.

    Calendar is always full of recurring appointments. Often my clients need to change a single appointment to another day or to cancel it completely. They nearly always have a set amount of weeks in which their training lasts. Therefore, if a lesson is cancelled in advance, the total amount of appointments must remain the same but only the end date changes. Whenever I try to change the end date, the whole series must be reset and then past changes (such as changing a single appointment from a Tuesday to a Thursday) will be lost. Also, if I need to change…

    350 votes
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  20. Provide ability to change the color of the reading pane or set background and text color for the reading pane

    The dark theme is great in Outlook, however the inability to change the background and text color of the reading pane make it almost painful.

    It would be fantastic to have the ability to configure the default CSS for the reading pain and text/html therein.

    736 votes
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