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  1. Outlook New Meeting Location - Easy autocomplete previous Geolocation used

    Previous Office updates allow users to be able to select the new meeting location's history, sort of like an autocomplete feature where in users can use the up-and-down keys on their keyboard to select the previously used location for their past meeting when creating a new event in Outlook calendar. Since organization don't user Resource mailbox (Rooms), we relay on the Geolocation search. Now that users are in Office 365 Apps for Business version 2006 - with Windows 10 version 2004 build, this feature is no longer available.

    13 votes

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  2. Dark mode to match system mode.

    There needs to be a way to automatically change the theme of Office apps based on what the global Windows theme is set to (light or dark). When dark mode is enabled on Windows, it is very unpleasant to have a bright white background on Office apps. Having it synced to the system-wide global setting will eliminate the hassle of switching the Office theme everyday manually.

    15 votes

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  3. Provide option to have meeting reminder alert on a mobile device via text (phone number)

    Provide option to have meeting reminder alert on a mobile device via text (phone number)

    With the Covid-19 crisis and working from home/away from the office it would be useful to have an option to send meeting reminders as an Alert on your device or provide a fwd email so it will link with your phone and remind of a meeting. Working at home I am multi-tasking even more so than at the office and when I step away from my laptop sometimes I miss reminders or get taken away from an upcoming meeting.

    I also don't have a work…

    15 votes

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  4. Color code attachments

    In Outlook, it would be helpful to color code an attachments' paper clip symbol he color of the attachment (green Excel, blue Word, orange PowerPoint, red Access and black all others). This would help me better discern which file to open quickly for reference should I receive multiple emails containing files from the same person.

    3 votes

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  5. Add 'Acknowledged' and 'Thanks' buttons to emails that will tell the sender you have seen their email, without having to send another.

    Add 'Acknowledged' and 'Thanks' buttons to emails that will tell the sender you have seen/appreciate their email, without having to send another, thereby reducing email traffic.

    1,823 votes

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  6. 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

    56 votes

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  7. An very missing option

    Please put Symbols in for those of us who are bilingual. We would really like it. I read and write more than one language. I also correspond with people from different countries.

    1 vote

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  8. Extend the time bar indicator over the current day in Outlook365 calendar view

    The time bar indicator in the calendar view should extend over the current day - not only over the past days.
    Currently this leads to the first weekday having almost no visible time bar indicator (just half a circle) and for other days the time bar indicator extends only over past days.

    This is confusing and constantly makes one look at appointments from the past day instead the current one.

    1 vote

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  9. View more of calendar in invitation mails

    View more of calendar in invitation mails.
    In the last Office 365 version, you hardly can see the calendar invite time slot in the mail anymore. Hence hard to see conflicts etc. Please make it optional to view more of calandar already in the mail, without "open in Calandar".

    1 vote

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  11. activate a reminder at the end of the meeting.

    Currently only available a reminder of the start of the meeting, could be useful a reminder for the end of the meeting as well.
    regards,

    1 vote

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  12. Change colors of Outlook or Word icons

    In the task bar, latest icons for Outlook 365 and Word 365 are too similar (blue).
    It's confusing.

    Regards,

    316 votes

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  13. 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

    13 votes

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  14. Create calendar event from email message

    Add ability to R Click message in Outlook, to create event in Calendar with options.
    I use my calendar as task manager - I get a message for an action that will take 45 min, I would find the ability to copy the message to the calendar vs. drag and drop

    3 votes

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  15. Change ownership of calendar event in Outlook 2016

    Sometimes the owner of a meeting (or, more often, meeting series) is on vacation or changes jobs; it would be nice if they could assign ownership of an instance (for vacation) or the full series (for job changes) to someone else. Also provide an option to create a meeting on someone's behalf without being included in the meeting.

    3,848 votes

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  16. add a link to multiple email accounts with one button.

    add a feature to link multiple email accounts into one with one button just the windows mail has.

    1 vote

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  17. "Work Time" Location

    Work Time allows me to share what my core working hours are, as we work in more dynamic ways, I'd like to share location (in office, remote, custom) to help people know where to schedule meetings with me.

    1 vote

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  18. stop changing settings

    A few weeks ago when I opened my email for the day, my settings were different than I had left them. Items were not being marked as read the way they had been and I am no longer getting reminders for events and tasks that I had set up long ago.

    1 vote

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  19. Check marks for emails that are done

    Have a "done" feature to mark emails when replied/action taken.

    1 vote

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  20. In options/preferences, let me turn off mail alerts for "Other" emails

    I only want to see the alerts for the "Focused" emails

    1 vote

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