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  1. Include Additional theme options in order to provide a more pleasing color scheme

    The provided color schemes make it very difficult to distinguish folders

    601 votes
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  2. 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?

    8 votes
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  3. drag and drop Tasks from planner and from ToDo into outlook calender

    One should be able to just drag and drop tasks from the planner and from ToDo into outlook Calender, Thus you can schedule your personal working day, no matter what preference you have for a ToDo-Application.

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

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

    15 votes
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  5. Expand search window on click on the search box

    Expand search window on click on the search box

    Currently Search box is not much of user friendly and its very small window, if the search window is automatically expanded once user clicks on the search box that would be more user friendly and more productivity

    3 votes
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  6. "start zoom meeting" button available in a calendar item

    "start zoom meeting" button available in a calendar item

    9 votes
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  7. An option to bold or highlight selected mail folders

    Have the ability to bold or highlight, use different font colour on certain mail folders in Outlook. We have so many folders, it would be great be able to be quickly identify in the long list of folders certain ones - even just the main ones.

    5 votes
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  8. A "Schedule a Follow-up Meeting with the same Participants" option

    A button on a Meeting that creates a new meeting with the same participants (and perhaps subject) as the original.

    7 votes
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  9. There's possibly now too much empty space in the email window

    It'd be great to reduce the new size of the "from", "to" and "CC/BCC" columns in both the Popped Out New Email window and the inset 'reply' window. There's a lot of "dead-air" above the line where one writes the email

    227 votes
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  10. 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."

    18 votes
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  11. Bring back more contrast to the tabs please.

    Progressive versions of Office since Office 2010 have made it increasingly more difficult to discern between items on the ribbon. Office 2010 by far had the best UI and was the easiest to use. Please consider your customers before making un-necessary changes to something that was once great.

    38 votes
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  12. Reply as a meeting invite

    While replying to an email enable option to convert the response as a meeting invite so that we can reply as a meeting invite whenever required

    4 votes
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  13. 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?

    8 votes
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  14. End meetings early works well, can I also do it starting late?

    Add an option to start meetings late similar to how you are ending the meeting early. Under an hour, start x minutes late and over an hour start y minutes late. Still end on time.

    18 votes
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  15. Add search bar in customize ribbon to ease command findings

    Subject says it all. This feature is getting popularity in numerous applications. It would help/ease to locate commands we want to add to the customized ribbons. Much more useful than the "popular commands" preselections.

    7 votes
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  16. Open Teams meeting in Teams directly

    When clicking on a "Join online" to a teams meeting from a Calendar notice or email, if the Teams application is installed the Join should open the Teams application directly instead of opening a browser window that redirects to open a Teams window.

    20 votes
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  17. When we block a sender it should automatically be moved out of the mail boxes AND ALSO mark more than 1 block emails at once.

    When we block a sender it should automatically block, remove from spam/junk & deleted mail, never to be seen again. There are so many Unnecessary steps to get a spam email out of the mail.

    PLUS we should be able to block all of the emails in spam at once.

    4 votes
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  18. Copy an existing meeting into a new meeting

    Allow the copying of an existing meeting into a new meeting that can be edited for content, attendees, time, etc., and then sent. This dramatically decreases the work effort of scheduling meetings and reduces friction between your users and the software.

    154 votes
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  19. Option to hide meeting urls for printing

    I print out meeting invites to take notes. With Teams, the page is filled with urls making this no longer feasible. Would like the ability to hide for printing.

    12 votes
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  20. When deleting recurring appointments, pop up should ask "Are you sure you want to delete this?"

    When I have to delete a single occurrence in a recurring appointment, it would be good to have a pop up that confirms you want to delete. I have accidentally deleted a "series" and had to go back and try to add it back as it was. If a pop up had prompted me, I could say "No" and then delete just the occurrence.

    3 votes
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