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  1. Under "Quicksteps", add the the following possible actions to the list: "Block Sender", "Block Sender's Domain" and "Report Phishing".

    Under "Quicksteps", add the the following possible actions to the list: "Block Sender", "Block Sender's Domain" and "Report Phishing".

    22 votes
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  2. 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.

    14 votes
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  3. 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.

    10 votes
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  4. Provide a feature or an ability to hide Search Bar in Microsoft Outlook 2016 or make it collapsible to save landscape space.

    Add in the ability to hide the search bar that appears at the top of the mail, calendar and contacts sections or make it collapsible to save landscape space.

    52 votes
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  5. 28 votes
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  6. Provide a pop-up reminder for users who create a meeting with WebEx as the location but do not have a WebEx invite attached.

    Provide a pop-up reminder for users who create a meeting invite with WebEx as the location but do not have a WebEx meeting attached when they attempt to send the meeting invite (similar to the pop-up reminder for users who have 'attach' in the message but no file attached)

    12 votes
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  7. 7 votes
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  8. Removing folders

    Give us the ability to remove folders we don't use. Many of us do not use the "group", "conversations" or various other folders that Outlook automatically installs and will let us delete. Users should be able to remove any folder they don't want.

    62 votes
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  9. Week numbers should be configurable to allow them to start based on financial, fiscal or school years

    Week numbers should be configurable to allow them to start based on financial, fiscal or school years, especially as these may fall at different times depending on your country

    11 votes
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  10. Final Recurring Event Confirmation/Extension Prompt

    On the final day of a recurring event (for example, a daily reminder to perform a backup), it would be nice to be prompted at the scheduled time for Calendar to say something like "This is your final recurring event. Do you want to extend this recurrence?"

    I have had situations where I have set recurring events for a certain time period, and then forgotten all about them because I was no longer prompted after the expiration period had completed - if that makes sense?

    15 votes
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  11. icons for reply/forward

    Currently the is an icon shown for messages that have been replied to OR forwarded. I'd really like to see both icons if I've both forwarded and replied.

    4 votes
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  12. Enable Immersive Reader in Outlook client

    Immersive Reader is a cool feature and it is more advanced than the "Read aloud" feature available in Outlook client.
    It would be better to have Immersive reader feature available in outlook client too.

    4 votes
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  13. Increase the number of color options in the Outlook Calendar palette from 9 to 16-25, increase contrast, and allow user editing of colors.

    I find that I cannot change the color of agenda items or calendar items for my email accounts in Microsoft Outlook. I use various Android apps on my tablet and phone, that allow me to show Agenda items and Calendar items. If I use gmail, I can easily select a color, whereas with Outlook accounts I cannot change the color to suit my preferences. Also provide an option or feature to set different events with different colors in Calendar as well as in Categories in Microsoft Outlook 2016.

    1,568 votes
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  14. Enable a rename email option

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

    5 votes
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  15. Allow printing of e-mails from Android smart phones

    Allow printing of e-mails from Android smart phones.

    115 votes
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  16. 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.

    10 votes
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  17. 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.

    77 votes
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  18. Automatically decline invites without automatically accepting invites

    Automatically decline invites which are in conflict with another meeting without automatically accepting invites

    6 votes
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  19. "Busy" color in Scheduling Assistant

    In the recent version of Outlook which has the "Simplified Ribbon", it appears that the color of the bar representing "Busy" in the calendar Scheduling Assistant screen has been changed. Busy used to be bright blue, whereas Out of Office was a darker color. Now, with the new changes, as a colorblind person I can no longer tell these two apart. They both look like the same exact color. Now I cannot easily tell when someone is busy vs out of office. Please revert the "busy" color back to a lighter color.

    6 votes
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  20. Format Reading Pane

    I work on a laptop, and there isn't much screen space left at the bottom for the reading pane.
    Instead much of the space is taken up by the subject, emails addresses, cc addresses etc

    Can we option to turn off the display of this header information ?

    6 votes
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