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  1. 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.

    22 votes
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  2. 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

    109 votes
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  3. Add BCC, CC as well as FYI field to meeting requests in Outlook 2016 and enhance the functionality by including it in Teams Meeting.

    I would like the option to send meetings requests with BCC, CC so all information about all invitees is not shared with everyone that is invited

    Also, Outlook calendar entries need BCC, CC – without showing these and need to extend them to Skype as well as Microsoft Teams Meetings.

    5,651 votes
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  4. End of occurrence reminder

    When you reach the end of an occurrence series, it would be helpful to have a reminder/notification that this is the last event of this series so that you can add/extend additional dates in the series if needed.

    31 votes
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  5. 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.

    21 votes
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  6. Make a "Bcc" option on zoom invites

    Make a "Bcc" option on zoom invites

    19 votes
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  7. Contact ONLY Individuals who have not replied to a meeting request

    You should be able to (under tracking) easily email or reach out to those who have not responded to an outlook invite to a meeting request. The only way I see it can be done now, is to hand extract those individuals and resend a new meeting request.

    1,110 votes
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  8. 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)

    52 votes
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  9. New dark Office Theme

    Would be nice to see a new dark Office theme with colour accents like the colourful theme has. Also, having separate theme settings for the different Office products would be nice since I don't necessarily want dark mode on Word but really like it on Outlook.

    432 votes
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  10. Follow-up meeting button

    Create an option for quickly generating follow-up meetings that let a facilitator schedule a new meeting in the future with the same information as the old meeting. It could prompt for a location, time, and date update while retaining the previous meeting's content like an email thread.
    Thanks for considering!

    55 votes
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  11. Enhance the SEARCH options to include OPERATORS such as AND, OR, BEGINS, CONTAINS, NEAR, etc.

    Need the ability to use OPERATORS to help search. For example:

    SEARCH: golf AND tennis
    SEARCH: golf OR tennis
    SEARCH: (golf AND tennis) OR swimming
    SEARCH: BEGINS smith (finds smith, smithfield, smithers, etd)
    SEARCH: CONTAINS oil (finds oilcloth, uncoiled, tinfoils, panbroil, etc)
    SEARCH: aword NEAR/3 bword (finds all occurances where "aword" is within 5 words of "bwork"

    26 votes
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  12. Get rid of the Microsoft 365 ad in my paid, business outlook!!!!!

    Why am I being bombarded with advertising in a business license Outlook?

    7 votes
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  13. 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.

    55 votes
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  14. Allow users to specify their pronouns.

    Add an official way for users to specify their preferred pronouns - he/him, they/them, etc. Ideally this would be easily changeable, and not require people picking options from a list.

    508 votes
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  15. 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

    16 votes
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  16. 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

    85 votes
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  17. Scheduled Automatic Replies

    Connect the Automatic Reply function to Calendar. Currently they are separate features. Users should be able to schedule automatic replies to occur during a scheduled time that aligns with calendar appointments. If I make a doctor's appointment 3 months in the future, or I schedule PTO in the future, I will block my schedule with an appointment and set the status to "Out of Office". I should have the option to schedule automatic email replies at the same time, so that when that day comes my schedule shows out of office and my automatic replies are enabled. Currently it has…

    19 votes
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  18. Compose window entry fields for TO and CC are way bigger than text label in latest update to Microsoft Outlook 2016.

    The entry fields for TO and CC are taller than the spacing of their labels to the left. This leaves less vertical space for the Subject entry field (both not aligned to its label, as well as narrower than the TO & CC fields), and looks very sloppy. Please revert it to the older format or provide an option to select between the new and old format.

    234 votes
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  19. Option to cancel some meetings in a recurring invite

    Whenever we cancel a recurring meeting , each time it as "only this meeting " or whole series.

    It would be good to have an option where it allows us to select some number of meeting invites.

    For Example: If a recurring meeting is sent for 3 weeks. and if user want to cancel the meeting for 1 week , the popup should have option to select from and to dates and to cancel all 5 days meeting invite at once.

    42 votes
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  20. 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.

    93 votes
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