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  1. Always download pictures in messages.

    So we don't have to click on download pictures on every single message.

    7 votes
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  2. BRING BACK CATEGORIES OPTION to 365 Update

    After the recent 365 Update, it seems the Categories Option (with different colors) is not available for Calendar Events/meetings. Please bring it back!!!! Right away!!!

    31 votes
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  3. Provide a feature wherein Meeting Appointments or Meetings should pass a None reminder time as None.

    When an Appointment or Meeting is sent, the sender has the option to set the Reminder time. By default it's 15 minutes, unless it's an all day event where it's 0.5 days (in Office 2016 at least, I believe this has changed a few times depending what Office version is in use).

    When 'None' is used, it doesn't actually send 'None', it uses the recipient's default reminder time, which is 15 minutes.

    There is currently no way to send someone a meeting request with no reminder. Worse off, people think the 'None' option works, so they use that and then…

    6 votes
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  4. 6 votes
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  5. change folders color - change table rows color

    I'd like to identify the folders by color and do the same for incoming mail in table view. Also would be great to change rows color in table view.

    130 votes
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  6. appointment color in shared calendars

    Keep the assigned colors to identify the different appointments, in the calendars of the interlocutors who share the calendar

    8 votes
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  7. flag

    Please could you develop a feature attached to the flags function so that we can add a note to ourselves of what the flag is for?

    I see this working that when I flag an email, another box opens up which allows me to add a reminder as to what I need to do before processing the email, for example.

    And if this could go into the Outlook Today page too that would be awesome!

    52 votes
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  8. The ability to bounce emails

    Combat spam by bouncing emails back to a sender making them think your email address is not valid. I used to do this all the time when using an older email client on Windows XP. I started when I was getting over 100 spam emails a day, and managed to reduce this to 2 a week

    66 votes
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  9. Ability to copy paste recurring appointments into a calendar

    Possibility to copy paste recurring appointments in a calendar to avoid having everything to re-enter

    14 votes
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  10. select names: contacts sort by company

    Sort or Group contacts by Company

    7 votes
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  11. Outlook should remember its windows sizes and positions

    When I open a new Windows inside Outlook for e.g. the Calendar or Tasks, pick a position for it and resize it according to my needs, it should be saved, so once those windows are closed and then reopened, I don't need to do this again.

    An older Office Version had this feature, but it seems to have been removed.

    Some details on this can be found here, please read the last statement from Jennifer from Microsoft.
    https://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/msoffice/forum/msoffice_outlook-mso_win10-mso_o365b/outlook-2016-open-in-new-window-doesnt-remember/62ef3d99-aeaa-4575-b033-fdee697421ff

    70 votes
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  12. 4 votes
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  13. incorporate business day into recurring events

    Working in Finance, we have many activities based on the close cycle, business day 1 being the first work day of the new month. I would like to be able to set up recurring events in the Calendar based on the business day. For example, I have an activity that occurs every business day 4. If the first day of the month is on a Saturday, the current recurring calendar will set up that event on Tuesday, the 2nd business day of the month. I imagine people working in Finance would get similar value.

    7 votes
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  14. Add automatically the salutation in an email.

    It is annoying to write allways the salutation - especially in German mails - . It should come out of a pre-defined field in the contacts.

    3 votes
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  15. Upload attachments to Teams' channel folder

    It would be great nice if I could upload attachments to Teams' channel folder. Currently, only folder I can upload is root folder of document library but it is not root folder of Teams. I have to do several more steps to save appropriate folder.

    29 votes
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  16. Provide a feature of smart compose or suggested reply in Microsoft Outlook 2016 similar to the lines in Gmail etc.

    Provide a feature of smart compose or suggested reply in Microsoft Outlook 2016 similar to the lines in Gmail etc.

    9 votes
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  17. Enable Bold, Italics in Calendar Subject/Location lines

    Enable Bold, Italics in Subject Line/Location on Calendar

    13 votes
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  18. Please have different notifications for focused inbox and other inbox.

    Allow the user to select a certain sound/notification for the focused inbox and another sound (or no sound) for the other inbox. Will prevent me from stopping my work and checking my email only yo see that I got a general non-urgent email in my other inbox. If I had a chime for my focused inbox and no sound for the other inbox, I could get more work done.

    4 votes
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  19. Allow you to change the size as well as the background color of appointments in the calendar

    Allow you to change the size as well as the background color of each appointment in the calendar (allow multiple colors on the same calendar)

    59 votes
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  20. Possible to turn a task into an event?

    Possible de transformer une tâche en un événement?

    Possible to turn a task into an event?

    Pour définir une plage de temps pour accomplir une tâche, pourquoi ne pas la transformer en rendez-vous?

    To set a time range to complete a task, why not turn it into an appointment?

    4 votes
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