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  1. Rotation of image

    Feature to allow rotation of image/picture send through mail

    12 votes
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  2. 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.

    8 votes
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  3. 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

    38 votes
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  4. Clear Suggested Contacts because some of them are DEAD!

    When creating an email, typing an address in the "To" field brings up recent contacts and suggestions. The suggestions cannot be deleted, yet this is my personal info. These suggestions come from recent emails, but also from emails I sent 5-10 years ago. Literally, some of these contacts died a few years ago, but you still show them as "Suggested". Holy ****, this is my personal info, yet you won't let me delete it. This info is store in your cloud somewhere, which tells me you care nothing about people's privacy. I cannot clear "Suggested". Yet some of these people…

    6 votes
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  5. Create an e-mail Out of Office Reply option when creating an appointment or meeting in your calendar.

    When creating an appointment or meeting in your calendar you should be able to create an auto reply (out of Office) associated with that calendar event. That way if you have multiple periods that you will be out of the office you can have it set up without having to remember just prior to the appointment.

    30 votes
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  6. Buttons to Increase and decrease fonts

    Fonts sizes of the buttons to increase and decrease font size (A^) don't compliment with each other

    Ideally the font size of the button to increase the font should be bigger than the font size to decrease the font

    but it is opposite right now

    8 votes
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  7. Add a "Thank You" and "You're Welcome" buttons to emails - reduces email clutter

    Add "Thank You" and "You're Welcome" buttons in an email, so that when a recipient clicks on the buttons, the original sender gets a brief pop-up text message saying "Thank You", rather than getting yet another email in the inbox that just says "Thank You". And if the email has multiple recipients, then the "Thank You" pop-up text is only sent back to the original sender. This will reduce the volume of useless "Thank You" emails that end up cluttering our inboxes.

    73 votes
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  8. Add a "notes" icon to tasks

    Tasks have a paperclip icon to indicate there is an attachment. It would be good to have a "notes" icon as well for tasks, so you can tell at a glance whether additional notes are sitting in the task instead of having to open up the task to see whether notes exist.

    6 votes
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  9. you need a more improved search engine for searching for contacts. Allow it to search all fields not just t.he name. Let it sort by column

    You need a more improved search engine for searching contacts. Allow it to search all fields not just the name. Let it sort by column so at least you can scan down the column to look for a contact. This feature has been horrible for a long time.

    42 votes
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  10. automatically return an email to a blocked sender

    automatically return an email to a blocked sender

    17 votes
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  11. 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

    5 votes
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  12. Smarter delayed delivery option

    I often write email off hours and want to delay delivery until office hours. Please add an easy option to delay delivery until office hours start.

    43 votes
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  13. Having private email group

    Let say I have frequently mailed to the group of people and every time I need to enter mail ids instead I can create a private email group which is not visible by admin or organization. so that I just my type my private group which distributes mail to

    17 votes
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  14. Enable a rename email option

    Enable a Renaming Email Option- So things can be found easier

    19 votes
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  15. goto Folder from search list

    when i have lots of folder that are nested, and I have done a search, it cam be very difficult to find where the messages are located. I would like the ability to see the path displayed in the search and the ability right click on the message in the search list and select goto Folder. This would place me in the folder where this message was found.

    37 votes
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  16. Please give us back the opportunity to categorize meetings with different colours

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

    403 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?

    12 votes
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  18. 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.

    31 votes
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  19. Flag group emails as "Read by" to know what group members have seen them

    Being able to see what members of an email group viewed which emails would be a useful group setting. In multiple of my email groups, we rely on constant emails that confirm one or multiple members have seen/dealt with the email and its subject.

    As an example, I am in an IT group in my work with multiple other technicians. When someone emails the group with a problem, we rely on multiple emails about who will handle it and when it gets finished. It would be a much simple process for the first person to see it to just flag…

    6 votes
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  20. Allow drag and drop of contacts or text into the search bar

    This was available in previous versions of Outlook, but has since disappeared. Please bring it back!

    7 votes
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