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  1. Get rid of yellow background highlight on flagged messages or allow it to be disabled

    The new Outlook update puts a yellow background highlight on flagged messages. It is awful to look at an inbox full of yellow highlights. Please remove this highlighting or allow it to be disabled.

    64 votes
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  2. Ability to see who deleted an email in a shared mailbox.

    Ability to see who deleted an email in a shared mailbox.

    26 votes
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  3. More color options like the online version has

    Would like to see more color options for themes like the online version has. The limited options all look kind of bleak and don't give room for a personal touch.

    12 votes
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  4. 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.

    9 votes
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  5. Make calendar item searchable in the calendar regardless of how the calendar is added

    It would be great if we could search calendar items in the calendar regardless of how the calendar is added.

    8 votes
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  6. Blocked Senders

    It would be good, very good, that if I have several email accounts: Account 1, Account 2, Account 3, etc.

    If, for example, in Account 1, I add an email address to "Blocked Senders", Outlook also gives me the option of adding that email address to the "Blocked Senders" in the others accounts.

    The same for the "Safe Post."

    13 votes
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  7. Option to email everyone invited to a meeting someone else organized

    Add option to email all invited attendees even if you didn't organize the meeting.

    9 votes
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  8. Put the title back in the title bar

    Makesit hard to know which Folder you are in.

    Since moving the search box to the title bat, you removed the title. Word, Excel, and Powerpoint are fine.

    12 votes
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  9. Ability to schedule time to address email


    1. I receive an email.

    2. I mark that email with a flag because I have to perform a certain action for this email. The result of adding the flag, is that Outlook shows a task based on this email.

    3. Now I want to be able to go to this email or the task of the email and schedule time in my calendar to perform the required action for this email. This calendar event should be linked to the email or the linked task.

    This makes so much sense to me, but is not yet possible in Outlook. You can only set…

    8 votes
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  10. Search specific text based on highlighted text

    Feedback for Office 365:

    Previously in Outlook 2016 & 2019 it used to support two ways of using the search:


    1. If highlighted text is present, search code snippet will wrap around when you click To/From/Subject.

    2. If highlighted text is not present, it will create To/From/Subject search code snippet and automatically highlight the dummy search term

    As compared to now (Office 365), it's just one way of using:


    1. If highlighted text is present or not present, it will create To/From/Subject search code and automatically highlight the dummy search term

    Can we retain the old functions where it works both way?

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    7 votes
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  11. Offer choice re: ribbon icons

    I opened Outlook acct & icons on ribbon changed. Offer option to use old icons/ opt-in or out choice when making such changes

    37 votes
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  12. Add a quick link under the "delay delivery" menu to "send message at 8 AM the following business day"

    add a quick link under the "delay delivery" menu to "send message at 8 AM the following business day" so that I don't have to configure every email I am sending to my team over the weekend.

    8 votes
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  13. Recurring Calendar meeting changes should not change meetings that have already taken place

    Do not change the history of meetings that have already occurred when make changes to a recurring meeting for future dates.

    700 votes
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  14. Time stamp on emails, replies, etc should be accompanied by time zone

    Time stamp on emails, replies, etc should be accompanied by time zone.

    10 votes
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  15. Enhanced Search

    Enhanced email search - search multiple criteria (similar to Gmail) Sender, recipient, date, folder, keyword, subject, etc including Wildcard search.

    9 votes
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  16. automatically return an email to a blocked sender

    automatically return an email to a blocked sender

    5 votes
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  17. Keep all meeting invites even if declined.

    Set the option to keep all meeting invites in inbox regardless of the action taken; even if declined.

    165 votes
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  18. Delete incorrect email addresses

    When typing an email, many times it will fill in the rest of the email address and could be the wrong address due to an error. How can the incorrect email be deleted so it is not readily there to be used?

    5 votes
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  19. 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.

    6 votes
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  20. Please provide the unread email count badges on taskbar. It is so useful to know what drops in our mailbox while working on different window

    Please provide the unread email count badges on taskbar. It is so useful to know what drops in our mailbox while working on different task in different window. It will save 30 second to 1 minute. You can imagine how powerful feature would be and there is no doubt that a lot of resource hours ( No of current users * 60 Seconds = x number of hours ) can be saved adding this feature.

    13 votes
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