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  1. Automatic contact renaming

    I use Outlook 365 on mu PC as my main contacts/calendar/email tool and Outlook on my Android mobile (ASUS ZenFone).

    There is a VERY irritating feature as Outlook renames my contacts by replacing the name I write in Outlook 365 by their email address. I want to master this, and I cannot accept that Microsoft changes these names. I send emails to persons, not addresses, and some contacts have nicknames I want to keep.

    Worse: my wife has 2 addresses. Outlook regularly switches them, putting first her outlook email address, which is not her main one. THIS IS TOTALLY UNACCEPTABLE!!!

    4 votes

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  2. Provide an option from contact to create reminder to call the person button in outlook 2016

    While in contact details, when the person is not there and they tell you to call back tomorrow of in 10 minutes you should be able to create instantly a reminder in your schedule

    4 votes

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  3. Provide an option of check box to select default Contact list in Microsoft Outlook 2016

    Provide an option of check box to select default Contact list in Microsoft Outlook 2016 or provide an option to set the default contact list.

    44 votes

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  4. Allow User to choose a Default for Display Name in Address Book

    Allow User to choose a Default for Display Name in Address Book

    Every time I go in to add a contact, I have to update the Display name (which defaults to the email address instead of their name).
    I would like to option to change the default.
    Also, when I Import addresses, it defaults the same way.

    16 votes

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  5. Bulk change "file as" to "company (last,first)"

    Provide a way to select a group or all contacts and change the "file as" to "company (last, first)". I had to export all my contacts to a cxv file and import them again while removing duplicates. Now all the contacts are shown as "last name, first name". I like to have them display by company name first.

    4 votes

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  6. Provide an option in People Pane to add Skype for Business Conversations in Outlook 2016

    With O365, conversation history on Skype is kept in a separate folder. To see the complete 'story' of my interaction with someone, it would be better if the 'People Pane' could include the conversation history with that person

    4 votes

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  7. See Organization team members again in Contact Card

    Please bring back the ability to see team members under Organization with the new contact card experience. Currently it only shows your manager all the way to the CEO but does not show team members anymore, which is extremely valuable if you need to reach out to other people under the same manager.

    21 votes

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  8. Edit recent people

    Ability to edit recent people/autocomplete list. Currently the list is non editable and recent people is sorted by "luck of the draw" on last or first name display.

    3 votes

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  9. Unable to inport/access my Outlook 2010 contact list in Office 365 (Outlook 2016)

    Unable to inport/access my Outlook 2010 contact list in Office 365 (Outlook 2016). I have hundreds of entries and I absolutely need to import this list or, at a minimum, print out this information. HELP!

    14 votes

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  10. Create a Second Contact Template for Personal Contacts

    I've been using Outlook for years and love the connection between emails, calendars, and contacts. Having retired recently, I realize that the contact template is no longer useful -- I want to include spouse and children and take out company and title. I've tried creating a new form; however it doesn't look like the default. And the instructions to use "P2" or regional forms is more complex than I can handle. With the minds at those at Microsoft it should not be so difficult to make a few tweaks to the default template - or as others have suggested for…

    12 votes

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  11. Adressbuch

    Ich sortiere meine Kontakte nach Nachname, Vorname. Warum werden die Kontakte im Adressbuch trotzdem falsch (Vorname, Nachname) sortiert? Das ist sehr lästig bei geschäftlichen Kontakten und erschwert das Suchen der Adressen beim Schreiben von Emails!

    11 votes

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  12. Provide a feature that can enable zoom feature in Contacts, Mail, Calendars in Microsoft Outlook 2016

    Provide a feature that can enable zoom feature in Contacts, Mail, Calendars etc. in Microsoft Outlook 2016 as the print is too small to read comfortably. I want to be able to see all of the commands clearly and have the option to zoom in if I need to. Zoom doesn’t seem to work on the ribbon and the commands only within the body of the message.

    35 votes

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  13. connecting the people contacts on the pc to maps, like your mobile.

    connecting the people contacts on the pc to maps, like you do with the mobile connections. Sometimes you want to see ahead of a trip where you are going and make plans while you are at home on your desktop pc.

    9 votes

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  14. Add colour font option to Outlook Contacts Notes in Outlook 2016

    Add colour font option to Outlook Contacts Notes

    47 votes

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  15. Provide a feature to copy contact information and create a new contact in Microsoft Outlook 2016

    Provide a feature to copy contact information and create a new contact in Microsoft Outlook 2016 e.g. if adding several new contacts who all work for the same company as it would be much easier to copy the first contact's info and edit from there.

    31 votes

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  16. Option of Fax number to appear in the vCard if it appears on the Phone/Notes tab of the Contact in the GAL in Outlook 2016

    When inserting a vCard into a new mail message for someone from the GAL by using INSERT - BUSINESS CARD, OTHER BUSINESS CARD, and changing the Look in path from Contacts to Global Address Lists, there should be an option like the Fax number to appear in the vCard if it appears on the Phone/Notes tab of the Contact in the GAL. It currently only displays Business, Work, and Home numbers.

    2 votes

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  17. Bring back the ability to edit and copy cells of contacts from within the "Card View".

    In Outlook 2010 I used to be able to copy numbers and addresses from cells in contacts from within the "Card View" without having to open the Contact entirely. It was very convenient and expedient to work this way. Please bring this option back.

    2 votes

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  18. Bring back employees current location in their contact card.

    Our company used this often to determine an employee's current physical location quickly for years, but it was since removed in the latest update.

    Please bring it back as its removal is slowing down our collaboration.

    20 votes

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  19. Create new Contacts or Contact Lists directly from Outlook 2016 emails.

    Create new Contacts or Contact Lists directly from Outlook 2016 emails just like a new email option.

    69 votes

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  20. Full Contact View in Outlook 2016

    Access Outlook Full Contact View from Email body, not just contact card

    38 votes

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