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  1. Mark an email like "Awaiting response" when it's sent

    This will allow us to remember which emails we are waiting for to be answered, and track them from the same email.

    SImilar to this: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lBaoK32y4gk&feature=emb_title

    352 votes

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  2. Option to Snooze email messages in Outlook for Windows

    Please add the email SNOOZE option to Outlook for Windows--to match the SNOOZE feature that already exists in OWA/O365.

    This is an incredibly handy feature that I use daily in Gmail when I need to follow-up later. Snooze is much easier than adding a follow-up reminder to the message.

    Thank you

    1,492 votes

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  3. Adjust the width of the folders section of email

    My inbox just changed today along with the location of the search box. I want to be able to make the width of the folders section smaller but I can not do that anymore.

    175 votes

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  4. Different Email Signatures for internal/external emails

    Create an option to automatically choose & being able to create signatures based on receiving email adress, either internal or external.

    438 votes

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  5. Clear Suggested Contacts because some of them are DEAD!

    When creating an email, typing an address in the "To" field brings up recent contacts and suggestions. The suggestions cannot be deleted, yet this is my personal info. These suggestions come from recent emails, but also from emails I sent 5-10 years ago. Literally, some of these contacts died a few years ago, but you still show them as "Suggested". Holy ****, this is my personal info, yet you won't let me delete it. This info is store in your cloud somewhere, which tells me you care nothing about people's privacy. I cannot clear "Suggested". Yet some of these people…

    54 votes

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  6. Add Snooze in the desktop version of Outlook, not only in the Web/browser version

    The ability of snoozing an email is available in Outlook for the web/browser version.
    There are third parties that allow you to snooze emails in the desktop client but no native implementation.
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    Carlo

    167 votes

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  7. Column for notes regarding message

    It would be nice to have a column in which an additional note may be made.

    21 votes

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  8. One folder for unread emails from multiple email accounts on outlook.

    Basically have one inbox/folder for all unread email from multiple email accounts on outlook.

    81 votes

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  9. Out of Office

    The option for Out of Office for multiple dates should be available/ to set up an automatic Out of Office message if calendar dates are booked as Holiday. Most people have to book holiday early in the year and therefore already know their holiday dates. They do not, however, always remember to set Out of Office before they go.

    212 votes

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  10. 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.

    61 votes

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  11. Undo Send (10 second delay before sending) like Office 365 version

    The online version of office 365 allows you to set a rule/setting that will allow you to undo a send for up to 10 seconds after hitting send. Please give that feature to the full version of Outlook.

    434 votes

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  12. more options available on search results in Microsoft Outlook email app

    After entering search criteria and within my search results, I would like to be able to mark multiple emails from a grouped conversation as "Read" in Outlook desktop app, or change the category color or clear the category color from these search results. Currently, you cannot execute these options from your Outlook email search results, you have to clear the search criteria, find the email in your inbox, and make these changes that way. Thanks.

    6 votes

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  13. Wrap long subjects in the reading Pane

    Wrap long subjects in the reading Pane

    The subject shown in the reading pane is shown only on one line, when it is longer, the last part of the subject is lost and one must open the email to see the full subject.

    The Subject should should wrap to the next line to allow full view of the subject in the reading pane.

    42 votes

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  14. 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.

    32 votes

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  15. Make a "Bcc" option on zoom invites

    Make a "Bcc" option on zoom invites

    44 votes

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  16. Adding virtual sticky-notes, and color-coding emails in various ways

    I'd love to paste virtual sticky notes on emails to remind myself of details not on the thread. Thanks.

    I'd love to color code the entire email in the email list, or at least have an easier way to create new colors and new categories.

    Finally, I'd also appreciate an easy way to color code my gazillion email folders. I swear I saw this on someone's computer one time - the folder titles were colors - but I haven't seen or figured it out since then.

    Thank you.

    Susan V.

    34 votes

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  17. In options/preferences, let me turn off mail alerts for "Other" emails

    I only want to see the alerts for the "Focused" emails

    5 votes

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  18. Mail Note Addressing Bug Fix

    Recently the addressing part of the new mail note form stopped working correctly. As you start to type a name, it automatically scans for recent addressees and one's contact list for items that fit what you have begun to type. Until about a week ago this always worked perfectly. Now, the list opens upward off of the screen instead of down, and one cannot scroll on it any more. Effectively, it has become an annoyance instead of the useful tool it used to be. Please please fix it.

    I would post a screen shot of it here, but you seem…

    5 votes

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  19. Adding Time Zones to Sent email

    With so many people working from home and in different time zones, it is tough to decipher exactly what time the sender of the email sent the email since there is no time zone stamped on the sent time of the email. For example, my colleague, Russ sent an email at 12:15 PM in response to another email sent by Rachel at 12:57 PM. Russ is in Denver while Rachel is in Seattle, however, the timestamps only show 12:15pm and 12:57pm. Can we add EST, MST, PST after the time stamps of the sent email? This will make the distributed…

    14 votes

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  20. Colour coding for different recipient

    to have the option to set the option to display/highlight email from specific people in your email box to a different colour - so that they can be clearly identified at a glance

    133 votes

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