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  1. Working from home option - Calendar

    It would be great to be able to show working from home in Calendar. However it needs to be also shown as 'free' so meetings can be booked normally. This will allow visibility to all persons who can see your calendar. They will know whether to book a Teams or face to face meeting for example

    297 votes
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  2. Fully integrate Microsoft Teams with Microsoft Outlook 2016

    Now teams recordings are stored in cloud and that require to access web site separately to view the content. In addition to that, looking for a facility in outlook like, once teams recording content is ready in cloud receiving an email notification with required metadata information can ease users to search locally and just click away content available to users help ease the daily work like forwarding the content or sharing the recording content.

    599 votes
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  3. 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

    606 votes
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  4. Return family calendar to Outlook Desktop

    Return the use of the Outlook Family Calendar to the Outlook Desktop App for Windows.

    77 votes
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  5. Bcc Functionality for ZOOM invitations

    Outlook needs to have Bcc functionality for ZOOM invitations. if I want to send a mass invitation out without losing ZOOM's full functionality I cannot do so without sharing everyone's email addresses in a public way. It's 2020 and this application functions like its in Vista.

    261 votes
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  6. Unify To-Do List items and Tasks

    I think many of us business users get our work actions from e-mails, and it is quite easy and efficient to flag an e-mail for follow up.
    However, flagging e-mails in this fashion doesn't actually turn them into Tasks, but merely a To-Do List item with limited functionality. For example, To-Do List items cannot be assigned to someone else, which is highly inconvenient if you want to pass on some work to a colleague. You also cannot keep track of work assigned to someone else, even if they have shared their Task list, because To-Do items don't appear there.
    On…

    266 votes
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  7. 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.

    117 votes
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  8. Automatically block of 15 minutes before and after each meeting

    It is my manual task to always block some time before and after meetings, lot's of extra clicking in Outlook. I would love to see a feature or someone explain to me how I can tell Outlook, to by default make my meetings appear to start 15 minutes earlier and stop 15 minutes later, than they actually do, so no one can book back to back through my entire schedule.

    548 votes
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  9. "Join Online" should dismiss the reminder

    When you click the "Join Online" Button for a Teams Meeting reminder, please dismiss the reminder.

    98 votes
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  10. Different Timing per Attendee within One Calendar Invite

    IDEA: Be able in the "Scheduling assistant" option of Outlook calendar invites to adapt start and end time per attendee ==> Outlook invite will then be sent with the same content for all attendees but only block the exact hours in their calendar!

    Background:
    My outlook agenda can end up messy due to many corporate meetings where I only need to join part of the session. I end up with big invites in the calendar (multiple hours) and need to manually click the invites to see at what time I'm expected to join. Reminder of the meeting is sent for…

    191 votes
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  11. Readd Folder Name after Search Box Location Changed

    After the search update (when the search went to the line above the ribbon) the folder name for the folder / mailbox that is selected is gone. Please readd this option as now there is no way to quickly know in what folder/mailbox I'm at the moment... and when you're using multiple mailboxes this option is/was a life saver

    87 votes
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  12. 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.

    248 votes
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  13. Please add a button "add to contacts" in an Email.

    in other e-mail programms, it has a function where I can add the sender of an e-mail directly to my contact list.

    55 votes
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  14. PTO (Paid Time Off) / Vacation Meeting Option

    Allow user to create a calendar invite that sets the organizer's time as "Out of Office" but leaves the time as "Free" for everyone that is cc'd or bcc'd

    34 votes
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  15. 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.

    357 votes
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  16. Enable an option to display declined meetings

    Enable an option to display declined meetings in teh calendar (in settings). Often initially one is not available for a meeting, but then due to changes of schedule might be able to join, but since that meeting is not displayed in calendar, simply forgets about that. I found that option very helpful in Google mail that we used up to now in the company.

    6,762 votes
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    Hello all,

    While this request is being reviewed for future consideration please try this workaround solution:

    • Click on the Deleted Items Folder
    • Click on View tab on the command bar
    • Choose “Change View – Manage View” command on the command bar
    • Click “New” in the right to create a new
    • Name the view “Calendar”
    • Pick the Day/Week/Month “type of view”
    • Click OK. Now you should get dialog that lets you customize the view.
    • Now click on Columns –
    Change the select available fields in bottom-left to All Appointments Fields
    Select the “Start” field on the left and Click Start → on the right.
    Select the “End” field on the left and Click End → on the right.
    Click OK
    • Click on Filter…
    Click on the “Advanced Tab”
    Click on the Field Drop Down – All Mails Field – “Message Class”
    You…

  17. Allow new email contacts to be saved to a contact group in one simple step

    Allow new email contacts to be saved to a contact group in one simple step

    71 votes
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  18. 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.
    Thanks
    Carlo

    82 votes
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  19. 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.

    118 votes
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  20. 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.

    297 votes
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