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  1. Add ability to snooze

    Add ability to snooze messages (i.e schedule messages to come back to the top of your Inbox). Many modern clients support this and it is actually already part of Outlook for iOS. If added, this should be available to use as one of the swipe gestures.

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    • Make the Mac version the SAME as the PC version with same tools & options

      Please make all functionalities available in the PC version also available for Macs. Eg. Conditional Formatting, Send and File, allowing us to change our mail view to also incorporate things like the calendar so everything is in the same view! I know these are PC-enabled functionalities but Mac users need the same tools as everyone else! We do business the same way as everyone else within the organization and there seems to be a MASSIVE disparity between the PC suite vs the Mac suite of capabilities in the 2016 Outlook.

      I also find it highly inconvenient that the program doesn't…

      607 votes
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      • automatic reply

        Show "Out of Office" messages of email recipients as we compose.

        Without this, I have to send the email, See the response and Contact the delegated contacts.

        9 votes
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        • Add support for iCloud Calendar and iClou contacts to Outlook for MacOS

          Please make it possible to use Oulook for MacOS with iCloud contacts and calendar. It should be possible by adding support for CalDAV and CardDAV.

          37 votes
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          • Swap Reply for Reply All on the touchbar

            I just got a MacBook with a touch bar. I see a reply-all button but no reply button. Reply-all is the devil and should absolutely always be an intentional choice. I suggest the ability to choose which you want or to have the reply-all function only enabled when pressing a modifier key or something.

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            • (Mac) Allow a default to not save sent items, and checkbox to save

              One of my favorite features on the PC version of Outlook 2016 is the ability to set it to not save a copy of sent email by default. 99% of the email messages I send each day are not something I care about ever seeing again; answering questions of an inconsequential nature, yes/no's, etc. For that reason, on the PC version, I set it to not save a copy, and for the few messages per day that do matter, I simply click the button to save to Sent Items. It greatly reduces the clutter of pointless messages in my Sent…

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              • Fix the first click on any calendar item

                Every time I single LEFT click on a calendar item, I get a popout (which I'd honestly prefer were a right click or at least an option to disable but I digress). But the toolbar items are not enabled after that click (category, Accept/Tentative/Decline are two examples). So I need to awkwardly click around to get the toolbar to enable those if I don't want to (or can't) use the popout. You guys have added a bunch of clicks to what used to be a pretty streamlined process all so you could add a popout that I hate. At least…

                3 votes
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                • Make it optional for Outlook 2016 for Mac to limit syncing when working on tethered connections.

                  Currently, with version 16.4.1, when working on a tethered connection, outlook for Mac 2016 does not sync items moved from the inbox to other folders, unless the destination folder itself subsequently is made the active folder or is in the favourites. Most probably, as suggested to me by outlook for Mac support, this limited syncing has been introduced as a feature to save metered bandwidth and improve battery autonomy, but the consequence is that local storage becomes out of sync with the cloud mailbox for mobile professionals.. I suggest to make it possible to turn this highly questionable feature off…

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                  • 3 votes
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                    • Allow removing ARCHIVE BUTTON from ribbon

                      Please allow ability to remove/disable ARCHIVE button in ribbon

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                      • Office apps shouldn't switch to discrete GPU

                        A recent build of Office has resulted in all Office apps using my MacBook Pro (2017)'s discrete GPU rather than relying on the integrated graphics controller. This results in dramatically reduced battery.

                        Instead, Office apps should once again only rely on integrated GPU unless certain intensive processes need to leverage dedicated GPU and then release it when complete.

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                        • Automatic reporting on time spent based on color coded calendar events

                          It would be awesome to have Outlook automatically generate a weekly (or monthly, 6-monthly, yearly, etc.) report on how much time I spent on xyz subject, based on how I categorized my calendar events. I already color code/categorize all my meetings and time blocks based on what I'm doing during that time, so it seems like it'd be easy to have Outlook calculate the total time I spent on my blue, orange, etc. categories for the week. I looked for a 3rd party app that would scrape my Outlook calendar for me, but I couldn't find it.

                          This would be…

                          3 votes
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                          • Enable flow approvals within an email

                            Provide users on MacOS using the installed Outlook client the ability to submit their approval/rejection for Flow Approvals would provide better adoption of approval workflows. It working very well for Windows users, but Mac must be provided instructions and workarounds.

                            3 votes
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                            • Add a delay rule to all outgoing emails

                              We would like to have an option to create a rule to delay all outgoing email, like in Outlook for Windows.
                              Thye idea is to have a small time to cancel the sending if there is something wrong.

                              You can delay individual messages, but you cannot add a rule to "auto-delay" X time any email you send.

                              30 votes
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                              • Columns and right reading pane

                                Please add the ability to view mail in columns while still having the reading pane to the right. This functionality works great on the Windows side, but I can't seem to figure out why it's only available with no reading pane, or when the reading pane is below the email...

                                10 votes
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                                • An empty Inbox is nothing to celebrate

                                  I suggest you change the balloon and message saying all done for the day, enjoy your empty inbox to something more neutral. An empty inbox in the middle of the day isn't something to celebrate. Businesses want a steady flow of emails.

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                                  • Add Cloud Based Synchronised Setting

                                    Could you please consider a function that copies your o385 setting, signatures and preferences across multiple device installations.

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                                    • Allow Notes to sort descending by 'Date Created'

                                      When clicking on the 'Date Created' header while viewing the Notes list, notes are sorted in ascending order. When clicking the header a second time, the 'Date Created' header indicates descending order (with the downward-pointing arrow), but the notes are still sorted in ascending order.

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                                      • Allow Outlook to add .pst archives without needing to import or export.

                                        Working in a domain environment on both Mac and PC based computers, I need to be able to access archived emails in .pst format, stored on a Windows network-based server, from both platforms.

                                        3 votes
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                                        • Bring back "My Day"

                                          Not sure why this very useful feature was removed from Outlook 2016...

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