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  1. 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.

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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. The operation cannot be performed because the message has been changed

    Keep getting this error when about to send a long email. This is incredibly frustrating and happens to every user in our office using Outlook 365. It seems only to happen if you take more than 20-30minutes to compose a message.

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  8. Editor newly introduced splendid feature in Word need in Outlook Desktop App

    Hello, Microsoft 365 guys it is great that you included Editor in Microsoft Word desktop version. it is amazing. I'd like to suggest your cooperation to include this newly introduced Editor option in outlook desktop email version

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  9. Dark Mode on Outlook Today

    It's about time to add a dark mode on the Outlook Today Screen. It's a pretty useful feature but it just don't make sense to have a white background on a dark mode setting.

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  10. An option to Resend a message from context menu.

    Would be nice to have an option to Resend a message straight from the Context Menu (Right click), like in Foxmail.

    Now you need to navigate to Sent, then double-click to open a message, then click Actions, then click Resend - WAY TO MANY CLICKS. Thanks

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  11. Integrate Outlook mobile contact details with Teams

    In Outlook Mobile, when looking at a contact, the "Chat" icon always ties to "Skype for Business" although I'm a Teams users and SfB is not even installed on my phone.

    Could we have the option ot be integrated with Teams instead of SfB on the phone?

    0 votes
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  12. Pop out option on any mail

    The option to pop out a mail in its separate window is not in the selected mail itself.

    You have to do it in the thread/Todays list.

    Sometimes when you have an active mail you scroll up an ddown looking for othe rmails and somehow where in the lost.

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  13. Predictive typeing should use the left and right space bar if it exists.

    Many keyboards have a split space bar. For any proper typist both halfs are are under your thumbs most of the time.

    Simultinaiously hitting both the left and right space bars would accept the auto-complete suggestion. The Ctrl-Tab is too clunky.

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  14. Put title back in title bar

    How can you not fix this. It is a basic of Windows.

    I will keep asking until you get it back.

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  15. group messages in email list with tree view

    allow grouping by email thread in the email list. it would be nice to organize by thread so we can sort and collapse threads to a single item

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  16. Search In Desktop App x64 Windows 10

    While searching for mail by entering email id it is not showing suggestions or auto completing the email ids Kindly in desktop version as it is already available in web interface of outlook

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  17. Remove a user from meeting invite (not meeting owner)

    Often partner teams invite the whole team instead of individuals from the team. Need ability to selectively remove people from invite.

    This is opposite of forwarding the meeting.

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  18. cloud backups for emial other office work and pc backups.

    OneDive cloud based backups for PC and email/office apps. AI auto enhachement of paint and word/excel apps using OpenAI F2TP.

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  19. Leave a DG/SG from Outlook

    It is a lot of work to leave a group from aka.ms/idweb and they dont show up in groups. please make it possible to leave a dg/sg from the contact card.

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  20. Add delete icon to the message header

    In message preview mode, when hovering on message header, show delete icon.
    Flag icon already becomes available. Propose to add delete icon as well.
    This feature/capability is available in OWA.

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