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  1. 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

    125 votes

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  2. 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.

    709 votes

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  3. 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.

    139 votes

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  4. Have a button to print all attachments (docs and pdfs) in email

    I am sent a ton of invoices in the form of PDF attachements. It's a pain to go through and print them all individually. Need a button or macro to print all attachements in an email (or multiple emails

    17 votes

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  5. 539 votes

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  6. Enable an option to re-accept declined meetings that are part of a series.

    Add an option to be able to accept individual meetings which are part of a larger series after the individual meeting has been previously declined. It is possible to find a deleted invite for an individual meeting and re-accept it, but there seems to be no way to re-accept a declined meeting which is part of a series.

    79 votes

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  7. Provide an option or feature to return to older version to Search contacts so that you see all contact cards in Microsoft Outook

    Previously, if I searched in Contacts, for, say the word "golf", I'd see the actual contact cards for everyone with that word in them, not just one person or a partial contact. Help. Please return to that.

    33 votes

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  8. 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.

    1,248 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.

    479 votes

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  10. Rotation of image

    Feature to allow rotation of image/picture send through mail

    22 votes

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  11. Option to Replace Notes with OneNote

    If OneNote is installed, provide an option to replace Outlook Notes with an integrated OneNote interface.

    14 votes

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  12. Clocking tasks

    Clock when start working on a task and clock it when finished, then have a summary of task times so we can see which one took longer.

    4 votes

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  13. add "my day" function in outlook task

    add "my day" function in outlook task (like outlook.com ver.)
    so when we use calendar, we can also see "my day" in the sidebar

    14 votes

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  14. 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…

    14 votes

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  15. Delivery and Read receipts

    Instead of sending a separate message (and clogging inbox) for delivery and read receipts, can something similar to Whatsapp be implemented in the sent messages i.e. one tick for delivered and two for read?

    34 votes

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  16. 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.

    106 votes

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  17. All me to create OOF or Busy response emails for specific time periods in my calendar. IE auto decline during lunch hours, or before 8am

    Block off specific times and reply with an auto-responder to meeting invites that occur during specific times. Ie lunch hour, or before the start of my day, or after hours. I want to be able to customize the response for each time period, and I'd like a rule that lets me override it for specific individuals or groups (ie my boss).

    9 votes

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  18. Unread Email Count - Move it back!

    I hate that the new unread email count for any box is aligned to the right. I cannot find anything online on how to fix this. PLEASE change this back or at least give the user the ability to determine if they want the count number next to the folder name or aligned differently.

    283 votes

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  19. Show all meeting participants in Outlook Calendar when hovering over the meeting

    Show all meeting participants in Outlook Calendar when hovering over the meeting. When you are the person inviting others to a meeting and you have a bunch of the same meetings, you don't know who you are meeting with at a given time slot unless you click on more buttons. This information should be available when hovering over the meeting rather than clicking all over the place to remember who you are meeting with. Please consider this improvement. It would make life so much easier. If it can show whether the participants have accepted or not, that would also be…

    7 votes

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  20. 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.

    246 votes

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