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  1. In the favourites list, it would be great to have the option to set up a set of "folder jumps"

    By clicking on a "folder jump" link, Outlook would automatically scroll the folders list to that folder (and series of subfolders). An example might be in the favourites list you might have have a series of key customers set as 'favourites' in the 'jump list', by clicking on Contoso Ltd it would scroll the folder view down to the parent Contoso folder you had previously selected so you could then quickly get to the subfolders like "Sales", "Marketing", "Planning" etc.

    7 votes
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  2. 1 vote
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  3. Provide an option to show Meeting Requests in Inbox Folder View in Microsoft Outlook 2016

    At times it is difficult to see where the meeting requests are coming from just by looking at the pop up on the calendar.

    There should be an easy way to filter calendar items (there was a feature by message type, but that seems not very intuitive and looks to be broken) into the inbox or see an aggregated folder view of all un-responded calendar requests. Triage from the calendar doesn't seem to delete the original mail item in the inbox and is harder to see all incoming from the default weekly view. The triage is much easier from a…

    6 votes
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  4. 1 vote
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  5. Allow user to silence out of office warning for a period of time, or until the defined window is up.

    It's very annoying to get a yellow warning every time Out of Office is turned on. You set a start and end time knowing when those times are, why warn me every time I open Outlook that it's in effect? Very annoying and unnecessary. Allow me to acknowledge and silence the warning like you can for a calendar reminder or get rid of the warning altogether.

    1 vote
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  6. Need the ability to export to Publisher calendar from Outlook 2016

    Need the ability to export to Publisher calendar from Outlook 2016

    3 votes
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  7. Allow removal of all cloud links when emailing

    Allow a GPO removing all cloud links when emailing by default. When someone in our Org is emailing an person with no access to our internal on prem sharepoint, they should not get a "edit link" that doesn't work anyway. Allow us to turn this off.

    1 vote
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  8. Skype Time Zone in Outlook 2016

    It'd be nice in Skype if it could should show the time zones your contacts are in next to people's names, both so that you aren't bringing someone something complicated at their end of day, and many people leave themselves 'available' all hours with their mobile devices but as a West Coast person I'd prefer not to interrupt East Coast colleagues in the evenings.

    5 votes
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  9. Provide the ability to specify printable columns per Category - or multiple phone lists.

    Provide the ability to specify which columns are printable for a Category. Alternative: Provide more than one printable phone list - Business, Relatives, Friends, Club #1 Members, etc. - each may have differing printable columns. (Our house uses 3-differing phone lists on our refrigerator.)

    Also,offer a “BOLD“ option for listing phone or other entries

    5 votes
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  10. Smart sort to the names suggestion drop-down

    Once I select a name from the suggestion drop-down and start typing the next name (in the To or CC fields), the drop-down still maintains the same order as before. It would be nice if the already selected name is moved to the bottom of the list as the possibility of choosing the same name again is very low.

    1 vote
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  11. Provide a feature to enable safer deletion of emails in Groups and recovery as well in Microsoft Outlook 2016

    Provide a feature to enable safer deletion of emails in Groups and recovery as well in Microsoft Outlook 2016 plus add a warning to let people know that they are deleting the ENTIRE group, not just one member.

    7 votes
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  12. Outlook events

    While there are meetings/appointments/etc, it would be nice to have a feature for Events such as team parties and outings outside of the regular hours. Be able to link restaurants and similar abilities.

    3 votes
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  13. Please add a 'cancel' button on the small window that comes up after you click 'Add to Safe Senders' to allow automatic picture downloads.

    Please add a 'cancel' button on the small window that comes up after you click 'Add to Safe Senders' to allow automatic picture downloads.

    4 votes
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  14. Conversation toggle on MAC would be benficial for Windows // Unread on individual emails not avialble in iphone app

    Two major updates to different platforms:


    1. On your outlook windows app instead of having a toggle switch that allows one to view messages in conversation can you match it up with the way outlook looks for MAC OS. MAC OS has a quote bubble in the upper left corner that allows one to easy toggle between the two. This feature is very useful, but not available in the same manner in the Windows version. Note, while this is available in the Windows version to some degree (view? conversation toggle) it is less convenient and user-friendly comparatively.


    2. OUTLOOK IPHONE APP:


    Unread…

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  15. Remove 32 bit restriction from Windows App store

    It would be a nice feature for people to download the 64 bit office suite from the store. As that is the version I prefer using. I downloaded from the store when invited to help with testing.

    2 votes
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  16. Rule identification from clustered mail movement

    When a user is moving set of emails from their Inbox into one of the PST folders or any other folder, the Rule engine should automatically pick up the commonality between those emails and suggest a 1-click-Rule to the user for future usage. This will essentially cut down a lot of time configuring rules and instead the system start becoming smarter and auto suggests rules to be approved by users.

    10 votes
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  17. Provide an option to enable Windows Hello to control e-mails to be read and sent in Microsoft Outlook 2016 for enhanced security.

    Provide an option to enable Windows Hello to control e-mails to be read and sent in Microsoft Outlook 2016 for enhanced security. It would prevent unauthorized individuals to read and/or send e-mails from an Outlook account and would be more secure.

    4 votes
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  18. A clearer way to create auto-response in Outlook 2016

    Why do we have to pass through this over-super-complex process of creating a rule, pick specific cases and import a pre-made e-mail with not much of tutorial nor explanation in order to simply make an automatic response for when you go on holiday ?

    You should just create a tab or a sub tab but at least something very visible and easily reachable to create and edit automatic emails of response.

    4 votes
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  19. Button for Search Refresh

    After I define a search for my Inbox (which includes only unread items and returns over 200 emails) I begin handling those emails. As I complete each email, the email message is now "read". However, it stays in the search results. From time to time, I would like to be able to hit a Search Reload/Refresh button to eliminate the now read emails from the results window. The only time that an email message seems to auto-eliminate itself from the results list is when I right-click and select Mark as Read. However, the emails that I am searching for contain…

    8 votes
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  20. Service Pack?

    Create a service pack for the 65 plus updates needed to update office on the desktop. You install office but can't use Outlook until the updates are applied. If you're using WSUS could be hours before they are applied. Not very good IMO, especially in a business environment where people are dependent on Outlook.

    3 votes
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