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  1. Bring back 'what do you want to do'

    where did the 'what do you want to do' search box go? it was so convenient to use it to 'add signature' or other tasks.

    2 votes
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  2. set auto-reply to turn on at a specific time on certain days

    have an option so we can set auto-reply to turn on at a specific time every day so anyone working a shift that doesn't match up with other peoples wont have to turn it on every day when they leave for the day

    4 votes
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  3. Allow "contact" viewing pane to be switched between right or bottom

    For users with a portrait monitor (or frame) when the first contact automatically displays after a moment, the navigation panel gets crowded out to the point where only the rightmost characters of the panel text are visible. The only workaround I have found is to change the browser zoom level. Interestingly, if you reset the zoom level back to default zoom, the panels (including the navigation panel) all fit nicely in the monitor/frame.

    2 votes
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  4. Read Aloud features

    We should have option to remove selection while reading.
    a whole sentence should be highlighted for better understanding.

    4 votes
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  5. emoji response to email

    Enable emoji response to email, just like we can in Teams - many emails could be simply and quickly responded to with the 6 emojis available for Teams responses. It would be great if we could just give a thumbs up or a smiley face as a quick response to the sender.

    4 votes
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  6. Autocorrect in subject

    The spell check works in the subject line and highlights errors but autocorrect does not work - why not enable autocorrect in the subject like it is in the body of an email/calendar invite

    3 votes
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  7. Add hindu calender

    When I tried to add Hindu holidays in the calendar application. I didn't found any Hindu (religious calendar). We already have Christian, Islamic but not Hindu religious calendar in the holiday tab. Please add it.

    10 votes
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  8. Show the user calendar in Outlook client whose hidden from GAL in the cloud environment

    When using O365 Outlook we are not able to load the user calendar whose hidden from GAL. The hidden users’ calendar can be loaded and shown in Outlook client in the on-prem deployment, so I would like you to enable doing this in the O365 environment.

    3 votes
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  9. Bring back the connector lines between folders and subfolders

    Old outlook used to have connector lines between folders and subfolders. This made it easy to see all the subfolders belonging to a particular folder. Now that that the horizontal spacing between subfolders has been reduced and the lines removed, it is quite difficult to see what belongs to what, especially when you've got a lot of different folders and subfolders all indented at different levels.

    3 votes
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  10. Ability to change default snooze options

    Or, add a snooze option for 2 minutes prior to meeting

    3 votes
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  11. Option to choose which calendar you want import ics file on.

    When you import an ics file in an outlook client with multiple email profiles, you should have the option to choose which calendar you import the calendar entry on.

    6 votes
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  12. 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

    229 votes
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  13. Insert availability

    Usually, I have to coordinate availability of internal associates with consultants who do not have access to our O365 tenant.

    It would be nice if there was a way to insert availability via the Insert tab for a specific day which lets me key the users whos calendar we are working with.

    This way, the recipient can simply create an appointment or meeting and send back quickly.

    2 votes
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  14. Bring back more contrast to the tabs please.

    Progressive versions of Office since Office 2010 have made it increasingly more difficult to discern between items on the ribbon. Office 2010 by far had the best UI and was the easiest to use. Please consider your customers before making un-necessary changes to something that was once great.

    39 votes
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  15. 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.

    162 votes
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  16. Spam/Phishing report button/ feature

    This will allow users to quickly report malicious emails. This may work better for organizations to quickly remove these emails from employee inboxes. This can also be used as a training tool for cyber security awareness in terms of spotting malicious emails.

    2 votes
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  17. Close to tray, don't close outlook

    Instead of closing outlook with the normal close button, give us the option to default it to the tray and let it run in the background.

    2 votes
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  18. Schedule meetings in under 30 min increments (like 5, 10, 15...)

    Scheduling meetings outside of 30-minute increments is a pain. I would like the option to schedule meetings in 5-minute increments. Example. A drop down list of 5, 10, 15. 20, 25, 35... Then the meeting scheduling process would be to first add people, then pick the needed time and then move to figuring out when this time would fit in the group's schedule. Manually entering the time is not a smooth process and the defaults fight against manual entry.
    The primary driver for this is to save time as life does not land in 30 minute increments.. Now that we…

    2 votes
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  19. When adding a new appointment or event to the outlook calendar, enable a feature to add the event to all calendars under "My Calendars"

    When adding a new appointment or event to the outlook calendar, enable a feature to add the event to all calendars under "My Calendars"

    4 votes
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  20. Show accepted meeting without sending email.

    When I accept a meeting (or provide a response) but choose not to email the sender, my calendar updates with the action for me only. It should update and show for the sender as well. I should not have to spam or receive spam acceptance emails just to see who's coming or not.

    2 votes
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