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  1. Provide an option for Microsoft Outlook 2016 to suggest for file compression

    Provide an option for Microsoft Outlook 2016 to suggest for file compression with any available or installed compression application software.

    4 votes
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  2. Option of showing the Feedback in Main menu

    Option of showing the Feedback in Microsoft Outlook 2016 in tabs like File, Insert etc. It makes it much easier to submit feedback.

    12 votes
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  3. Use current info upon update. Default Email was changed back to an old one, which I can't access, when I installed 2016 update!

    Use current info upon update. Default Email in Outlook was changed back to an old one, which I can't access, when I installed 2016 update!

    1 vote
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  4. Erase account does´nt work

    Erase-account-guide does´nt work in Outlook 2016:

    1.Archive
    2.Select settings twice (there is no option to chose settings)
    3.Choose account, and then erase.

    How to make it?

    1 vote
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  5. Powershell attachments in recent items

    When using powershell to > to a file (eg. get-something >c:\temp\output.txt), it does not appear in recent items. When opening in Notepad, saving the file, it still does not appear. Even if you modify the file contents and save it, still does not appear.

    Only when you rename the file from within notepad, does it appear.
    This would be useful for when needing to export data quickly and attach to an Email, or open in Excel.

    2 votes
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  6. Option of organizing the sequence in the drop down menu in Microsoft Outlook 2016

    Option to organize the drop down menu in Microsoft Outlook 2016. In the drop-down menu there are many options, however they are used according to individuals requirements. Such options allow us to better place the most frequently used features in the drop down menu to enhance the action and task handling.

    8 votes
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  7. Option to move the clickable font applications outside Microsoft Outlook 2016 post

    The applications for formatting in Microsoft Outlook 2016 should not be within the post so they can be easily used with constantly going up and down within the post itself.

    2 votes
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  8. Please add tethered sync between Outlook Desktop and universal Outlook to save on mobile data plans

    Please add tethered sync between Outlook Desktop and universal mobile phone Outlook to save on mobile data plans. Similar functionality used to exist with the Windows Mobile Device Center. This functionality would save on mobile data plans.

    18 votes
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  9. Microsoft Outlook 2016 Apps with right-side banner for corporate communication

    There are applications available which offer Windows Screen Saver for showing Corporate Communication messages. Controlled from centralized machine, the system would download executable file, download content, install Apps inside client workstation and modify its registry. Once the computer is idle, the Apps would initiate the Screen Saver and shows Corporate Communication contents.

    As the ratio of the laptop screen is getting wider and becomes 16:9 ratio, there might be a place to put those Corporate Communication messages as banner on the right-side of the screen. Hence, outlook 2010 Apps can have this banner and Microsoft can add this feature for…

    3 votes
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  10. Datestamp in contact notes field

    Make it easy to add a datestamp in a note field.

    30 votes
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  11. Provide ability to edit multiple calendar events in Outlook 2016

    When I import an electronic calendar to Outlook 2016 it would be helpful to be able to set reminders for the multiple events imported, rather than having to edit each individual event

    21 votes
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  12. Ability to view attachments in the preview pane via windows explorer.

    When viewing saved emails from Outlook 2016 in windows explorer using the preview pane, the feature to see whether an email contains an attachment has been removed for Outlook 2013.

    I'd like to see this option added back.

    17 votes
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  13. Lock reading pane header bar

    It would be good to have something like start menu used to have where you could LOCK the bar so that if you click on the edge you would not change the size of it. Here you would lock headers so that if you click on one by mistake, emails don't get re-sorted.

    9 votes
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  14. When creating an event, allow sending a notification of it to the user in Outlook 2016

    When creating an event allow sending a notification to the user so that they can get to know when was the even email notification was received.

    11 votes
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  15. Provide different GPO settings for the default account and added accounts

    We already have GPOs to enable caching in Outlook but these settings are valid for all accounts added. It would make sense to have distinct settings for the default account where I would e.g. cache items for 24 month but for all other accounts maybe only 3 to 12 months for performance reasons regarding OST files.

    7 votes
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  16. Possibility to auto-archive a mail-thread within a mail distribution list

    A feature to select a mail-thread to be auto-archived automatically. This will not affect other mail-threads among the same users of the distribution list.
    Use case 1: Large DL is used for different topics with high volume of replies. Topics that are not of importance can be auto-archived to prevent cluttering of your inbox.
    Use case 2: Next to auto-archive function a thumbs up can be added. This way the DL knows if the topic is useful or not and is worthwhile to eloborate even more in a follow-up discussion.

    8 votes
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  17. Toolbar Customizations save all in one ui

    When saving Quick Access Toolbar commands, can each ui be saved into one ui. It would be so much easier then saving changes individually or copying the .ui files. Thanks

    3 votes
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  18. Collect feedback about meetings and make suggestions based on this feedback

    Have the option to turn on a small questionnaire (a few questions using Likert scales) to get feedback about calendar appointments and tasks. Then use metadata about the meeting, who it was with/category/time/day/etc, and use this to make suggested meetings based on information gathered from emails or OneNote notes.

    10 votes
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  19. MAPI Extended error for IMessage Object

    If IMessage::SubmitError fails and returns MAPIEEXTENDED_ERROR, IMessage::GetLastError gets called. If you supply MAPIERROR structure to Outlook it does not use the information on MAPIERROR in the displayed error box. I think the information returned by GetLastError should be shown in the error message popup.
    See: https://social.msdn.microsoft.com/Forums/office/en-US/96ca73d6-e4d4-462e-9791-d3e035b288ff/mapi-extended-errors-for-imessage?forum=outlookdev#8803715e-ac2f-4788-b2ad-74eca08b8723

    2 votes
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  20. Note Field and doing incell editing. Multi select fields etc. and changing them all at once without opening.

    To open a task, contact etc etc. just to type a simple word or even a small sentence in the note section is too much. It would make it really easier and a less step to do if you can allow us to type into the field directly. Especially if you are typing the same note and having to open them all for 10 tasks is crazy!

    Please consider selecting multiple tasks, contacts etc. and being able to change a text all at once. For example, if I have 10 tasks and have in the sentence a word that I…

    6 votes
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