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  1. 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.

    244 votes
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  2. 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.

    275 votes
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  3. 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?

    28 votes
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  4. Recurring Meeting series ending alert

    It would be really helpful to get an alert when the last meeting of a series (recurring meeting) is approaching or about to start. I have many meetings that I set for a year that can end mid-year and not realize they've ended so I can either continue them or start a new series/recurrence meeting. I support 12 calendars for 12 executives and it would be a great tool to have so I can keep such meetings scheduled or at least alert the meeting owner to see if it should be continued.

    12 votes
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  5. 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…

    11 votes
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  6. link to-dos from PLanner to TO DO in Office Tasks

    We can see our tasks from One Note. Can we also have TEAMS and PLANNER tasks be linked to Tasks as well?

    21 votes
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  7. 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.

    12 votes
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  8. 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,

    305 votes
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  9. 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.

    1,741 votes
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  10. 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.

    3,721 votes
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  11. 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.

    89 votes
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  12. Forward\Reply\Reply All with attachments included in Microsoft Outlook 2016

    In Microsoft Outlook 2016, when we forward\reply\reply all to the email with attachments, the attachments are not available and we have to attach them manually. An option to reply all to the email with all the attachments included would be more productive in Microsoft Outlook 2016 as that option is not available as of now.

    6,594 votes
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  13. 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

    10 votes
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  14. automatically return an email to a blocked sender

    automatically return an email to a blocked sender

    24 votes
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  15. 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

    9 votes
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  16. Wrap long subjects in the reading Pane

    Wrap long subjects in the reading Pane

    The subject shown in the reading pane is shown only on one line, when it is longer, the last part of the subject is lost and one must open the email to see the full subject.

    The Subject should should wrap to the next line to allow full view of the subject in the reading pane.

    10 votes
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  17. Search specific text based on highlighted text

    Feedback for Office 365:

    Previously in Outlook 2016 & 2019 it used to support two ways of using the search:


    1. If highlighted text is present, search code snippet will wrap around when you click To/From/Subject.

    2. If highlighted text is not present, it will create To/From/Subject search code snippet and automatically highlight the dummy search term

    As compared to now (Office 365), it's just one way of using:


    1. If highlighted text is present or not present, it will create To/From/Subject search code and automatically highlight the dummy search term

    Can we retain the old functions where it works both way?

    Relevant…

    30 votes
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  18. Option to leave a reoccurring meeting, without deleting the meeting from my calendar.

    The option to leave a reoccurring meeting, without deleting the meeting from my calendar is one I would find very beneficial. I have found many times, that I'm take part in a reoccurring meeting for a period of time, then leave before the main team is done with that reoccurring meeting, which continues on. The only way I've found to clear my future calendar is to decline the meeting, which deletes ALL occurrence of the meeting, not just future meeting dates. I'd like the ability to leave a meeting, and have all the past meetings remain on my calendar for…

    3 votes
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  19. 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

    10 votes
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  20. 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

    44 votes
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