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  1. Year View for Calendar and Print Calendar Options in Microsoft Outlook 2016

    Option to provide year view in Calendar and to print as well in Microsoft Outlook 2016 in year format. We cannot easily get the options to print a single page. The only settings available are "Table Style and Memo Style", without navigating through other printer-specific "Print Options". Provide print options or settings like page range, one-sided/two-sided, etc... just like every other Office app has had forever. 

    236 votes
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    51 comments  ·  Calendar  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  2. Swipe Gestures for Archive, Delete, Flag, Schedule, etc

    In the Windows 10 Mail app and the iOS/Android Outlook app we're able to perform a number of actions based on touchscreen swipe gestures. Outlook for iOS seems to do the best job at this. It would be ideal if there was swipe feature parity between the mobile apps and Outlook for Windows and even Outlook for Mac (Apple Mail already has this).

    84 votes
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  3. More color options for icons in the Quick Access Toolbar

    Icons in the Quick Access Toolbar (QAT) are now monochrome in Microsoft Outlook 2016. The custom icons which are colored are very limited in number. It would be nice to get Quick Access Toolbar icons in different colors.

    Also, as someone with challenged vision, I find Outlook 2016 more difficult to see. I have had to turn on reading pane in order to zoom my emails so I can read them. But I really don’t like using reading pane. I have found a way to increase the font size in my emails list, which is helpful, but other than that,…

    133 votes
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  4. Search Folders should search Deleted items folder

    Search Folders feature should search Delete folder. If Search Folders is designed to find all emails from and to a person, then there any many emails in the Delete folder that's from that person. If Search Folders doesn't search the Delete folder, then it's not working completely.

    69 votes
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  5. Option to add social media details to contacts in Microsoft Outlook 2016

    Provide fields in Contacts specifically for Social Media such as Skype, Twitter, Instagram, Facebook etc.

    113 votes
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  6. Favorites folder in Microsoft Outlook 2016 for MAC

    Option of adding the favorites folder to Microsoft Outlook 2016 for MAC similar to Microsoft Outlook 2016 for Windows.

    34 votes
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  7. Out for Lunch status in Calendar for Microsoft Outlook 2016

    Option to define lunch time status in the calendar schedule in Microsoft Outlook 2016.

    61 votes
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  8. Option of using last location to save attachments from Microsoft Outlook 2016

    When we right-click on an in-line image and select 'Save as Picture', we want the last used location to be shown for saving the image. Currently it reverts every time to the 'Pictures' folder. This is inconvenient. One can easily find the Pictures folder from the Navigation Pane on the left if they want to view pictures anyways.

    59 votes
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  9. Option of searching Email messages using Windows Search

    In previous additions of Outlook it was possible to type a keyword in the windows search box, and e-mails (not just files) would be displayed. This is no longer possible, you can now only search for e-mails from within Outlook. Please bring back the ability to search from the Windows search box. Ideally, provision of options like AND, OR, NOT and XOR or you could “find with all terms”, “Find with any term”, find without term, etc. would be beneficial including Boolean search functions. Also within the Search toolbar enable search capabilities so that we are able to toggle between…

    52 votes
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  10. Allow a message to be flagged when composing a reply or forwarding a message in the preview pane.

    Currently when you reply to or forward a message, if you compose it in the preview pane, the follow-up flag button is missing, you have to pop out the message in order to flag it. Please add the flag button to the options available for a message being composed in the preview pane.

    35 votes
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  11. Option for newly created folders to inherit the default auto-archive attributes.

    When you create a new folder, it is created with archiving turned off, rather than with archiving following the default archiving that a user has set. This makes no sense. It should be created with the default archiving options. Otherwise it makes no sense to have default archiving options!

    20 votes
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  12. Option of Follow up for an email in Microsoft Outlook 2016 for IMAP Account

    Currently it is only possible to flag a message for follow-up in a POP account and not in an IMAP account. In an IMAP account you can only flag an email without any date . Allow IMAP messages to be flagged for follow-up with a date and custom flag. Also option to FOLLOW UP EMAILS at point of sending and NOT after email has been sent, having to go into the send folder, too long and tedious.

    119 votes
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  13. Option of adding Comments/Tags on individual emails or conversations

    It would be helpful to have an option to add searchable text comments on Outlook objects.

    Often we receive an email which is related to another email sent for a particular request. It would ease the tracking or searching of the emails by using that request as a comment on any of the emails.

    159 votes
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  14. Options to store and display Contact details with all the information and options to manage them.

    Make it possible to display as well as store all the information related to a contact in People section in Microsoft Outlook 2016 to make it more effective to use. Phone numbers stored and displayed should include all the information in Microsoft Outlook 2016 which include area code and the country code not just the local number. Also if we can get the postal code or Zip Code to auto populate based on the address entered it would be an added benefit. Addition or customization and addition of business card is also needed.

    Also i would really like to be…

    295 votes
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  15. Provide options to disable new appointment when clicking on Calendar

    In Outlook calendar, please provide the facility to disable the in-line edit feature. When I click on a day I do not always want to create an appointment - for example when copying an appointment I want to select the destination day and paste - rather than having to close the inline edit window that appears.

    124 votes
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  16. Holiday in Calendar should provide a status choice

    When you import a *.hol file with the bank holidays over the year, they all get imported into the calendar with the status 'Show as: Free'. We would like as part of the import file define a different status, for example 'Show as: Busy' or 'OOF'. Best would be for each item or for all. If possible please allow a different color category for Holidays.

    22 votes
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  17. Allow a single occurrence of a repeated meeting to be moved past another occurrence of that meeting

    Today I cannot move a single occurrence of a meeting past another occurrence of that recurring meeting. For example, if I have a meeting every Mon Wed, I want to be able to move the Mon occurrence to Fri. Today I have to move Wed to Fri, and then move Mon to Wed. It's annoying to reschedule and confusing for meeting attendees.

    15 votes
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  18. Provide a Microsoft app to convert an OST file to a PST file

    It would be helpful if Microsoft provided an app to convert an OST file to a PST file. Currently, customers must find third-party software to perform the conversion. Also provide a feature or an option to convert other email file formats to .PST or other email formats in Microsoft Outlook as well to make it more productive.

    Hallo Zusammen,

    folgender Fall:


    • Mein Outlook wird mit einem als Imap Konto betrieben. Neben den Serverdateien habe ich auch lokal gespeicherte Kontakte.


    • Wegen eines Grafiktreiberfehlers musste ich Windows 10 wurde komplett aufgefrischt.


    • Nach der Neuinstallation von Office wollte ich meine Kontaktdaten aus der…

    88 votes
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  19. Delivery and Read receipt option in Outlook 2016 for Mac as well as Microsoft Outlook 2016 for Windows

    Provide an option to request Delivery and Read receipt option in Outlook 2016 for MAC as well as Microsoft Outlook 2016 for Windows. Also, there should be delivery and read receipt option in Outlook 2016 for read encrypted emails. Also an option to select Yes or No for a read receipt would be beneficial rather than default option of 'YES'.

    55 votes
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  20. Cancelled Appointment should stay in Outlook Calendar

    Cancelled meetings status should stay in the Outlook Calendar. I would like to see "Cancelled" as a status option in a meeting.

    160 votes
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