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  1. Better spam blocking

    Be able to block by entering key words in the subject. More effective that trying to block just the senders email address

    54 votes
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  2. Forward\Reply\Reply All with attachments included in Microsoft Outlook 2016

    In Microsoft Outlook 2016, when we forward\reply\reply all to the email with attachments, the attachments are not available and we have to attach them manually. An option to reply all to the email with all the attachments included would be more productive in Microsoft Outlook 2016 as that option is not available as of now.

    5,364 votes
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  3. Change colors of Outlook or Word icons

    In the task bar, latest icons for Outlook 365 and Word 365 are too similar (blue).
    It's confusing.

    Regards,

    233 votes
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  4. 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…

    25 votes
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  5. 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.

    74 votes
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  6. 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.

    305 votes
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  7. 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

    43 votes
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  8. 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.

    36 votes
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  9. Task due date should be automatically added onto Outlook Calendar

    If you enter a task with a due date, it should show up in your calendar as either an all-day event or an event at the time assigned (if applicable). When the task is complete, it should update in calendar with the strikethrough formatting.

    49 votes
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  10. Please give us back the opportunity to categorize meetings with different colours

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

    355 votes
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  11. Why did the Instant Search Bar dissapeared?

    Since the last update I can't find how to view the Instant Search again.
    Before it was on top of the folder email's list but now it's not, and I can't find a way to reactivate it.
    (I had to include it in my direct access in the window title bar)

    21 votes
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  12. Add option reply with attachment

    Hi,While replaying to mail, kindly add option replay with attachment which is very useful to business communication. presently we have to select attachment and paste in new correspondence.

    46 votes
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  13. 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

    12 votes
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  14. Rethink the direction Outlook is going

    The look and feel of Outlook as well as most of the other office applications is continuing to look worse and worse. It's becoming much more childish looking and less professional looking. Many of the sections take up way too much space on the screen. The most recent change to the top of a new message looks totally ridiculous. Why either boxes around To, CC and BCC and not around Subject for example?

    Users should also be able to adjust the space between items in the Folder Pane, there is way too much whitespace between items and you have to…

    143 votes
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  15. Put title in the title bar!!

    It is difficult to know which folder one is in without the title in the title bar. The rest of Office still does this.

    19 votes
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  16. 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.

    15 votes
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  17. 139 votes
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  18. Enable back "Always prompt for logon credentials" for Outlook client/email

    Enable back "Always prompt for logon credentials" for Outlook client/email

    Since it has been grayed out and not able to change. Users should have that option due to security risks when using office and outlook.

    Make it possible to prompt for user credentials every time or not

    18 votes
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  19. Add quarterly option to recurring calendar. You only have weekly, monthly or yearly now.

    The recurring calendar options are weekly, monthly or yearly. I do several things quarterly and would like that option.

    68 votes
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  20. Compose email window: the new to/from/subject ribbon is way too big

    stop stealing screen real estate for the thing I want to use it for: the contents of my email.

    95 votes
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