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  1. If you unintentionally move an email into the wrong folder

    If you unintentionally move an email into the wrong folder, there should be an undo button to undo last move

    438 votes
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  2. Make GIF's available for Outlook 2007 to 2016!

    I can't see pictures, GIF's on my Outlook from 2007 to 2016. It'd be great for everyone to experience this awesome feature. Even Microsoft has use them and it's sad that I need to send it to other email clients to see it.

    434 votes
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  3. Provide an option to allow font size to be changed or customized and same in Microsoft Outlook 2016

    Provide an option to allow font size to be changed in Microsoft Outlook 2016 including the font and colors for the folder pane. Also make it possible to customize the fonts for Mail, People, Calendar on module basis. Also, Allow user to make a permanent (default setting) change to the font and size template for mail created in Outlook 2016 under Windows 10, not just on a mail-by-mail basis.

    Also, set a default font that is always applied to my tasks. They change depending upon the email moved to tasks.

    Also, Please give us a way to make the fonts…

    433 votes
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  4. A series of recurring past appointments should not be changed just because I change the end date or the number of appointments.

    Calendar is always full of recurring appointments. Often my clients need to change a single appointment to another day or to cancel it completely. They nearly always have a set amount of weeks in which their training lasts. Therefore, if a lesson is cancelled in advance, the total amount of appointments must remain the same but only the end date changes. Whenever I try to change the end date, the whole series must be reset and then past changes (such as changing a single appointment from a Tuesday to a Thursday) will be lost. Also, if I need to change…

    429 votes
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  5. Send meeting updates only to those who accepted?

    Even in Outlook 2016, it's still only possible to send meeting updates to -all- recipients but much more logical and user friendly is the default option to only send to ricipients who accepted the meeting request; or at least skip those who already declined the meeting request. Please include as default feature.

    411 votes
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  6. Please give us back the opportunity to categorize meetings with different colours

    Please give us back the opportunity to categorize meetings with different colours

    409 votes
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  7. Solution for Synchronization Problem - Possibility for manual matching of IMAP folders

    The possibility to correct the matching of IMAP folders, like in Outlook 2007 should be added.

    That means it should be possible to change the settings for the folders were the Sent and Deleted items should be stored.

    This is a serious problem in the German Outlook version (17 votes in microsoft comunnity): Due to wrong matching the Synchronization does not work correct. E.g. Outlook stores the sent email in a folder named "Gesendete Elemente" (sent items) and the email provider expects "sent".

    See discussion:
    http://answers.microsoft.com/de-de/office/forum/office_2016-outlook/outlook-2016-synchronisiert-imap-ordner-fehlerhaft/91e9041b-00f0-4dae-9b92-c3cbf0655b02

    405 votes
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  8. Option to print Overlay Calendars in Microsoft Outlook 2016

    Option to print Overlay Calendars in Microsoft Outlook 2016 would be beneficial. Particularly like to have the ability to overlay calendars arbitrarily whether on the left, right, or any other view configuration.

    400 votes
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  9. email address

    Always show the full email address of a sender in the view pane. This is a major security risk that the email address of a sender is hidden and requires several clicks to view. Default should always be to show the full sender email address.

    386 votes
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  10. Provide an option of delete in the pop up window when an email is received in outlook 2016

    Why did you remove the delete option in the pop up window when an email is received?

    387 votes
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  11. Fix Searching Outlook 2016

    More than 90% of the time search will not find the mail while the Search text is word for word in the mail. Even worst is the fact that it finds mail that does not contains any words of the search box. Search also exclude additional mail boxes in my case the most
    important ones.

    386 votes
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  12. Don't prompt to save changes when closing a calendar item that has not been edited in Microsoft Outlook 2016

    Don't prompt to save changes when closing a calendar item that has not been edited in Microsoft Outlook 2016. This can block shut-down or restart of the computer as Microsoft Outlook 2016 won't close until those prompts are answered.

    382 votes
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  13. Disable Inbox Unread Email Count for Other in Focused Inbox in Outlook 2016

    The Unread Email count next to Inbox Folder should be able to only show the Focused emails and not the total of Focused and Other Emails when Focused Inbox is enabled.

    378 votes
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  14. Highligth each months in different colors to seperate months in Outlook 2016

    It would be great if separate months are highlighted in different colors, so that the months could be easily distinguished.

    377 votes
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  15. 370 votes
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  16. Provide an option to "send to added and deleted attendees only" when adding people to existing calendar event in Outlook 2016

    Previously when you added people to an existing event before the event update was sent out it would ask if you wanted to send it only to the people added or deleted from the event and that feature is now gone in Outlook 2016

    370 votes
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  17. Full support for shared mailboxes/calendars

    Shared mailboxes/contacts/calendars should be fully integrated.

    The calendar should pop up notifications as well as for new mail in shared inboxes.
    When creating a new email, the from address should be easily selected, and shared addresses should auto complete. shared contacts should be fully editable. etc. Also It would be useful to be able to share a birthday calendar.

    Also, there should be ability to view shared calendars in iOS native calendar also. Additionally an option to share my calendar with someone who had a gmail account that is out of the network I have on Outlook.

    368 votes
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  18. Allow mail-items to be tagged in Outlook 2016

    Using "Categories" for emails is not always useful because they a) need to be created in advanced and b) are then cumbersome to use if there are many. A much, much more comfortable tagging would thus be required. This could work similar to online-sites where you simple can "type" multiple comma-separated strings. If a string is recognized to be "existing" in the current database, it is potentially auto-completed. This "tags" field is stored with the mail item and can be easily searched/filtered for. Or even better provide an option to mark emails with a "Star" sign so we can search…

    368 votes
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  19. Provide a feature to Import contacts from .vcf or vCard file as well as from other accounts in Microsoft Outlook 2016

    Please provide an option import and export individual as well as group contacts from VCard or .vcf file for efficient handling/management of Contacts in Microsoft Outlook 2016. An option to Import contacts from .vcf / vCard file as well as from other accounts in Microsoft Outlook 2016 would be an added benefit. To make the contacts management function more efficiently it needs an option to import multiple contacts at one time to a custom contact screen with specific user fields. Also ability include calendar and tasks on main contact screen with notes too.

    367 votes
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  20. Bulk-modify only future events of a recurring calendar event (i.e. "archive"/"freeze" past events).

    It is helpful to have a record of past events/meeting as they happened.
    Currently, modifying a recurring event (e.g. moving a team meeting from Tuesdays to Thursdays) will change all occurrences, past and future, which means the record of previous events is lost/not accurate.
    When modifying a recurring event, users usually want to implement a change "from now on", so at the very least they should be given the option to modify (a) single event, (b) future occurrences, (c) all occurrences.
    See Google calendar for implementation.

    365 votes
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