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  1. Option to Contact the person editing Shared Calendar via Calendar view in Microsoft Outlook 2016

    An option to get a visible indicator when an entry is added to a Shared Calendar about who added the item to your calendar. It is particularly helpful if you have an editable calendar and you wish to contact the person that added it directly via the Calendar view without sending it via an invite.

    15 votes
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  2. Datestamp in contact notes field

    Make it easy to add a datestamp in a note field.

    32 votes
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  3. Holiday in Calendar should provide a status choice

    When you import a *.hol file with the bank holidays over the year, they all get imported into the calendar with the status 'Show as: Free'. We would like as part of the import file define a different status, for example 'Show as: Busy' or 'OOF'. Best would be for each item or for all. If possible please allow a different color category for Holidays.

    22 votes
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  4. Multiple select calendar items to change "show as" status

    You can't change the "show as" (busy/out of office) multiple agenda items at once in the calender. This is very usefull when you want to plan travel time for a meeting in an agenda and alter the show as status.

    33 votes
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  5. Multi-Lingual Reply Tags (RES / RE / ODP / 答复) Should be Omitted or Grouped in Subject Line, Regardless of Sender's Culture Setting

    In multi-lingual organizations that have many responses per email chain, it would be a huge help for Outlook to recognize the various languages that represent "RE:" or "FW:" and omit or group them so that the actual email subject can still be seen for the conversation or standard subject field in any Outlook view.

    Alternately, an option to simply hide all known "reply" or "forward" string tags from any subject line could accomplish the same thing.

    At the moment I have 20 or 30 email chains which all show something similar to "RE: ODP: ODP: ODP: ODP: RE: ODP: RES:…

    10 votes
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  6. Option to paste screenshot\pictures on Calendar invitation emails in Microsoft Outlook 2016

    Option to paste screenshot or pictures on Calendar invitation emails in Microsoft Outlook 2016.

    12 votes
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  7. Provide an option to configure Automatic Clean Up on Folders in Microsoft Outlook 2016

    An option to configure Automatic Clean Up on Folders in Microsoft Outlook 2016 would be nice for efficient management of emails and folders thereby avoiding data loss due to corruption etc.

    8 votes
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  8. Please add tethered sync between Outlook Desktop and universal Outlook to save on mobile data plans

    Please add tethered sync between Outlook Desktop and universal mobile phone Outlook to save on mobile data plans. Similar functionality used to exist with the Windows Mobile Device Center. This functionality would save on mobile data plans.

    22 votes
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  9. Option to support ICS files that have multiple appointments in Microsoft Outlook 2016

    Option to support ICS files that have multiple appointments in Microsoft Outlook 2016 to importing data from various sites.

    7 votes
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  10. Taging users into action items in a mail

    When writing a meeting minutes, to have the option to tag the business unit members to action items (within the mail) -
    When a person is taged into an action item - the mail/mission should be added to the mission/tasks list with due date and to the owner of the mail

    6 votes
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  11. Introduce a visual divider between the " To " and " Cc " Recipients in Microsoft Outlook 2016.

    Introduce a visual divider between the To and Cc recipients when viewing an email in Outlook 2016. It is difficult to distinguish the fields for older people.

    10 votes
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  12. Option to edit and caption the photos or documents while attaching to mail

    Ability to caption the docs, photos and editing the photos while attaching them.

    13 votes
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  13. Option to apply rules that look for a specific person or group in the BCC of an incoming message in Microsoft Outlook 2016.

    When someone is on a distribution list that is Bcc'd often. Than, provide an ability to be able to create a rule that says "If I got this email because this group is in the bcc field, delete the message." That would be so helpful in outlook 2016.

    11 votes
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  14. Backspace key in message list should delete selected message, not navigate to random folder

    In most windows apps, the Backspace key will delete the current selection, just like the Delete key does. In Outlook's email list, however, backspace will navigate to an unpredictable folder instead of deleting the currently selected message.

    This change would be particularly helpful for users who are switching to Windows from the Mac where Backspace is the primary key used for deleting stuff. Or for users running Windows on Mac laptops where there is no Delete key, only backspace.

    25 votes
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  15. Retain Search Folders

    We really would like to be able to access our customized search folders from the Outlook Web App and from the apps on our smartphones. These are very valuable features for our organization. Additionally, any new Outlook profile on a desktop client needs to have these search folders recreated manually, which can be problematic during move/add/change proceedings.

    14 votes
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  16. Provide in-app training for new features like Clutter

    The clutter feature has been really frustrating to many people I know and work with. There seems to be a lack of understanding of how it works and that the clutter folder still needs to be monitored. Many people also believe that it acts just like the spam folder.

    My suggestion would be to provide some in-app training. Upon login during the first week or so, provide a popup on the clutter folder that draws attention to emails it has cluttered:
    'I moved 4 messages to clutter today. Please check them out. Or, if you would like me to stop…

    15 votes
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  17. Provide an option to add autotext button to shortcut menu while composing mail in Microsoft Outlook 2016

    An option to add Autotext button to shortcut menu in main Outlook window would help composing message in main window and as of now it works now for signature and attachment but not for quick parts>Autotext in Microsoft Outlook 2016.

    7 votes
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  18. Add ability to not open emails unless you double click them. I do not want emails to open when I am trying to delete them.

    Add ability to not open emails unless you double click them. I do not want emails to open when I am trying to delete them or move them.

    9 votes
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  19. Option to suggest Cancellation or rescheduling of meetings if Out of Office Reply is set in Microsoft Outlook 2016

    Option to suggest Cancellation or Rescheduling of meetings if Out of Office Reply is set in Microsoft Outlook 2016 after smartly scanning for the meetings/tasks/events.

    5 votes
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  20. Feedback Site for Outlook 2016 from the Office Suite -- Not the default Mail app of Windows 10

    Thanks for your suggestions to this site--we appreciate the feedback!!

    To clarify a little bit, this UserVoice site is dedicated to feedback about the Microsoft Outlook 2016 application that comes in the Office Suite (along with the Office 365 apps like Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. https://products.office.com/en-us/outlook/email-and-calendar-software-microsoft-outlook) Office's Outlook 2016 is the one that comes with mail, calendar, people, and tasks.
    We would love to hear your suggestions about what the next versions of Outlook 2016 could do!

    However, this UserVoice site is not for submitting feedback about the Windows 10 Mail app. That application has the ability to receive…

    18 votes
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