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  1. At least a second dot for current time

    In the calendar, I like the line going to the time and the large dot, but I keep looking at the previous day's meeting. Better would be a second large dot so that the current time/meeting is framed (maybe with an alpha blended line between them)

    59 votes

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  2. Add option "Add to existing Outlook contact"

    In the drop down menu when clicking on an email address in an opened outlook message there should be an option: "Add to existing Outlook contact" in addition to "Add to Outlook Contacts"

    8 votes

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  3. Column for notes regarding message

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

    8 votes

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  4. 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…

    45 votes

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  5. 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.

    86 votes

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  6. Please provide a function to allow for the unlinking of contacts

    Please provide a function to allow for the unlinking of contacts

    23 votes

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  7. 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.

    20 votes

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  8. To include end time slots for meetings of 15 minutes

    In order to drive productivity and avoid meetings being back to back it would be good to be able to schedule 45 minute meeetings. Right now the default end time slot comes in 30 minutes blocks. I suggest to make it 15 minute blocks to make it easier to schedule shorter meeting times.

    21 votes

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  9. Collapse search bar by default like other Office apps

    Like the other Office apps Excel, Word, and PowerPoint, they have an option where you can collapse the search bar on the window by default. Apparently Outlook doesn't.

    47 votes

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  10. 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

    136 votes

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  11. An instant click button to report threatening or malicious emails. currently struggling to report as help information differs from actions.

    An instant click button to report threatening or malicious emails. currently struggling to report as help information differs from actions.

    13 votes

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  12. 37 votes

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  13. 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.

    20 votes

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  14. Close to tray, don't close outlook

    Instead of closing outlook with the normal close button, give us the option to default it to the tray and let it run in the background.

    16 votes

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  15. Dark Mode on Outlook Today

    It's about time to add a dark mode on the Outlook Today Screen. It's a pretty useful feature but it just don't make sense to have a white background on a dark mode setting.

    57 votes

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  16. 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.

    6,295 votes

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  17. link to-dos from PLanner to TO DO in Office Tasks

    We can see our tasks from One Note. Can we also have TEAMS and PLANNER tasks be linked to Tasks as well?

    35 votes

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  18. 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.

    78 votes

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  19. Recurring Meeting series ending alert

    It would be really helpful to get an alert when the last meeting of a series (recurring meeting) is approaching or about to start. I have many meetings that I set for a year that can end mid-year and not realize they've ended so I can either continue them or start a new series/recurrence meeting. I support 12 calendars for 12 executives and it would be a great tool to have so I can keep such meetings scheduled or at least alert the meeting owner to see if it should be continued.

    19 votes

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  20. Get rid of the Microsoft 365 ad in my paid, business outlook!!!!!

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

    11 votes

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