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  1. 5 votes
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  2. Share to Teams button in desktop Office Apps (Word, Excel, PPT, etc.)

    Add a Share to Teams button in Word, Excel, PPT to share the document in a channel or chat to skip the multi step of saving it on a local drive, then uploading. Additionally saving the extra step of emailing it, downloading it or copying it, then adding it back to teams.

    4 votes
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  3. Provide a feature to switch between no ribbon and the classic 3 line ribbon. right not, you can right click to collapse ribbon.

    bring back a quick way to switch between no line ribbon (collapsed ribbon) and 3 line ribbon. nobody in their right mind who isn't smoking pot wants that new condensed ribbon.

    8 votes
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  4. Outlook should have a preview email

    It should allow the option of viewing an email on different size windows. Or Different email viewers. An option to turn on and off dark mode to see how the email looks in dark mode on someone's iPhone.

    2 votes
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  5. To-do Bar location

    I use Outlook on a monitor in the portrait orientation. I would like to put the to-do bar on the bottom of the page.

    4 votes
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  6. Accept/Tentative/Decline Appointment request from within Reading Pane

    Add buttons to Accept/Tentative/Decline an Appointment request within the Reading Pane view, instead of having to open the Appointment request to respond.

    In Outlook version 1902, this ability does not exist. I am certain that this feature was available in earlier versions of Outlook.

    9 votes
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  7. One click condensed/expanded view

    I am often switching between using my smaller laptop screen when I'm away from my desk, and a larger monitor when I'm at my desk. I have my outlook window set up for my large screen - the folders and calendar panes are switched on, and the size of all the sections is optimised for my large screen. This set up is very crowded on my laptop screen! It would be useful to have a one click solution where I could switch between the views that are optimised for small and large screens.

    1 vote
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  8. Make Send To->Mail Recipient dialog non-modal

    When sending an attachment from outside the Outlook via the Send To->Mail Recipient opened window is modal which is annoying. Please make the new mail window non-modal.

    2 votes
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  9. A feature allowing me to populate the company window with customers that would drop down with projects under each one.

    In the Journal I want to be able to populate the Company field with my customers and then the individual projects I an working on for each one. This application is really in need of a refresh but could be super valuable.

    2 votes
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  10. Provide a feature to annotate messages flagged for follow up

    Since marking an email or message creates a task, I think it would helpful to have a place to leave a notation regarding the task.

    2 votes
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  11. Make the banner indicating you are not responding to the latest email more visible.

    I would like to see the banner when replying to an email that is not the latest in the email thread to be more visible. In addition to this, a prompt forcing to click an acceptance box when trying to send the email could be helpful.

    5 votes
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  12. Automatic Phone Number Detection

    WHY DOES MY IDEA KEEP GETTING DELETED?

    Allow a user to click any phone number in any email to dial.

    Automatically detect phone numbers in plain text emails, and convert them to clickable links (with the TEL: prefix).

    Many modern mail applications already utilise this (especially on mobile apps like Gmail to avoid the tedious select, copy, switch app, paste, dial).

    Many modern offices utilise SIP phones which can facilitate call requests.

    6 votes
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  13. Compact View shows user icons like in the mail app.

    Just like in the "Mail" app I would like the user icons of the senders to show up in the email list compact view pane.

    1 vote
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  14. [Improvement] Recover deleted items from server options

    When searching the 'recover deleted items from server' file it would be super helpful if there were a designation for items with attachments

    4 votes
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  15. Remove or resize the Categories and Mention fields in Attach Outlook Item dialog

    Added a way to permanently remove or resize the Categories and Mentions field on the Attach Outlook Item dialog. There is nothing in these fields and it just hides the interesting fields like subject and from. It consumes half of the dialog.

    2 votes
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  16. Add a calendar view in the status bar for a day at glance view right at your inbox

    Imagine you want to see how your day is looking. Instead of switching from your Inbox view to calendar, it would be great to have a calendar bar view in the status bar using the space to show the business hours and the time you are busy so that you have a quick view of your day at a glance in your main Outlook view.

    4 votes
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  17. Quick access (Alphabet letter quick jump) to Inbox subfolders

    My list of Inbox sub-folders is exceptionally long and I spend EVERY DAY scrolling excessively up and down to access various Inbox folders. It would be a HUGE HELP to provide me with quick-jump letters (e.g., A, B, C, D...Z) so I could jump to a section more quickly without so much scrolling.

    1 vote
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  18. Context menu option for Teams Message

    When hovering over mail, Right click opens a context menu. The option to send a Teams features should be a submenu. Options like call, msg or schedule a Teams meeting.

    4 votes
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  19. Minimized view for individually-opened email messages

    When an individual email message is opened as a new window, collapse the toolbar, email header info, etc.

    I use an email as a reference when I work on producing an artifact, and it's distracting to see all the other email-related items. In this use case, I'm not using the opened email message in the context of an "email", but in the context of a "document".

    1 vote
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  20. User Friendly Ways to Sort Inbox

    Why is it we still use email the same way we did 20 years ago? We have an inbox, like a mailbox, that all email comes to but it does not allow us to sort or see things based on criteria we choose. I get hundreds of emails a day, which honestly consumes most my day. What if, there was another way for us to interact with our Inbox rather than just a simple list of which has arrived last? Groupings, Projects, Leads, Family, Friends, etc... To make it less time consuming and more friendly.

    6 votes
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