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  1. Reinstate Business Contact Manager

    You should reinstate BCM for those paying customers who purchased a previous version. Microsoft, in its wisdom, decided to remove this feature and leave people with no access to information stored in BCM. even if it is not supported, it should be introduced to allow thousands of paying customers access to their information without having to pay YET again to get information which you denied access to. You should also remove the forced upgrade to 2016 and allow people to run older versions. It seems that the only thing Microsoft are interested in is getting more and more money out…

    22 votes
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  2. See Skype status in Outlook even when Skype is not running in Outlook 2016

    So currently I work mostly on my SAW laptop, which has Skype on the Host OS and Outlook and Skype on the Guest VM OS.

    Here's the catch 22:
    Skype performs best on the Host OS.
    However, Skype must be running on the Guest VM OS in order to have Outlook integration. There are two ways to deal with this:
    1. Run Skype only on the Guest OS
    2. Run Skype on both the Guest OS and Host OS.

    The 2nd option, running two copies of Skype, doesn't work well at all. It gets confusing as to which Skype client…

    6 votes
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  3. Open "Edit Outlook contact" when name pops up in search people by right clicking mouse

    Too many steps to Edit Outlook contact from Search People Window.
    This used to take 2 steps but with new modifications to Outlook its a frustrating 4 steps
    1) Enter name
    2) Click on selection
    3) Click on "..."
    4) Click on "Edit Outlook Contact"

    When entering name in Search people window we should be able to right click on the name in the list to Edit Outlook Contact.

    26 votes
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  4. OUTLOOK PEOPLE SEARCH DOESNT WORK

    OUTLOOK PEOPLE SEARCH IS NOT WORKING WITH NEW UPGRADE

    6 votes
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  5. Sub sort contacts

    You used to sort each category by name. Now, when I order my contacts by category, the names are in random order, and I can't find what I want to find. You need to put that back the way it was. I have a lot of contacts, and some of my categories are quite large. I want my contacts by category, then in alphabetical order by name.

    39 votes
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  6. Feature or option of Automatic address capture as well as ability to sort, delete, delete all from Address Book in Microsoft Outlook 2016

    SIMPLIFY SIMPLIFY SIMPLIFY. OUTLOOK EXPRESS did I needed. You have deleted functionality and added a lot of spinach which is not necessary or desired.
    The address book list needs an option to sort names by last name then first, or to list entries as described in the “File as” field on the Contact detail page.

    4 votes
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  7. Share Customer Timelines through OCM with Coworkers

    Even within a MS Business account my coworkers and I cannot access the logged interactions with business contacts within the Outlook Customer Manager even if we select to Share the contact. I have heard that MS once had that feature available within BCM, but has since axed it.

    5 votes
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  8. Separate "Delete" from "Save & Close" in Contacts in Microsoft Outlook 2016

    Separate "Delete" from "Save & Close" in Contacts in Microsoft Outlook 2016 on the ribbon as It is way too easy to click on delete rather than save and close when creating or editing important contacts. And when that happens, all of the contact's notes are gone permanently. Make the Delete button less accessible and if the delete button is pressed - add a dialogue box asking if you really want to delete the contact.

    54 votes
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  9. Allow Customer Manager (CRM) Contacts to be synced with Global Address Book / Global Contacts

    We have six people working in a remote office environment and have to add contacts into our address book all the time. I know we can use the global address to all see them, and add them into our contact list, but I would like to be able to also sync them across the board so if I add a contact to the Contacts, Address Book, or Customer Manager List, then all of my colleagues can see them as well in those respective areas.

    Here is an example:
    I go to a conference, meet with a person who gives me…

    17 votes
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  10. Provide simple instructions for enabling printing contact categories with IMAP accounts.

    Once my Pop3 account disappeared, I can no longer print my contact categories. I need this feature. The community instructions are always a bit vague.

    2 votes
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  11. Provide a feature to create a meeting from a Contact Card in Microsoft Outlook 2016

    Provide a feature to create a meeting from a Contact Card in Microsoft Outlook 2016 for added functionality.

    77 votes
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  12. archive contacts

    Create a function that can archive contacts that have not been used after a set period of time, to reduce contact folder size. Currently you can only delete or manually store old contact info, if you want to keep on file in case ever needed again in future.

    4 votes
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  13. Как синхронизировать c gmail, контактами(не всплываю в outlook, контакты, при наборе адресата)

    Как синхронизировать c gmail, контактами(не всплываю в outlook, контакты, при наборе адресата)

    4 votes
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  14. Please provide an option for the contacts in the same companies should have an autocomplete/dropdown box suggestion for address etc

    Contacts in the same companies should have an autocomplete/dropdown box suggestion for address and autocomplete function to prompt email address when someone enter the name or the company name.

    31 votes
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  15. people

    Since "contacts" have been replaced by "people", where is the correct place to track businesses, organizations, trusts, or other entities?

    4 votes
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  16. Provide a feature to backup contact list either manually or automatically in Microsoft Outlook 2016

    Provide a feature to backup contact list either manually or automatically in Microsoft Outlook 2016 to avoid loss of contacts in case of crash or corruption and enable easy restoration as well.

    36 votes
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  17. 3 votes
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  18. Provide a feature to connect V-Cards in Microsoft Outlook 2016

    Provide a feature to connect V-Cards in Microsoft Outlook 2016 like it used to exist in Microsoft Outlook 2010. In Outlook 2010, it was possible to connect two separate contact cards for example a client and their real estate agent and easily open up the other persons card to see who they had been linked up with by double clicking on their name that was linked under notes. We cannot find this feature anywhere in outlook 2016.

    7 votes
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  19. Skype contacts folder

    Please enable the deletion of Skype contacts folder. Now, if you delete it, it is recreated a few seconds later. I don't need it and I prefer that Skype scans my main contacts folder.

    Thank you

    4 votes
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  20. 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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