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  1. Add Smart Folders to Favorites

    Make it possible to add any smart folder to the new Favorites in Outlook.

    92 votes
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    • Signature editor redevelopment needed

      Please overhaul the signature editor. The macOS version looks like it was never finished. At least match the windows experience.

      Trying to match the company required signature (which was developed on a pc) is 99% impossible for the average mac user.

      This seems like something that should be a non-issue for a "paid" service.

      15 votes
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      • Remove the incredibly annoying 'stars' next to folders as everyone I know keeps clicking them by mistake.

        Remove the incredibly annoying 'stars' next to folders as everyone I know keeps clicking them by mistake.

        46 votes
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        • Enable the Mac client to be able to move message(s)/folders to on-line archive. Today, has to be done message by message.

          My company uses O365 with On-line archive. Under the Mac client, we have to move individual messages one at a time. Can't move multiple messages or whole folders.

          13 votes
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          • Unread folder (just like windows version)

            Unread folder (just like windows version), not a smart folder at the bottom of the list. I have 80-100 subfolders and many, many rules for my incoming email. Having the Unread folder at the top just like the windows version would be much more helpful.
            Or, if not possible have the Smart folder option also be a Favorite.
            Please at the Favorite star to Smart Folders too.

            32 votes
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            • Disable "Reply to All" for recipients on BCC list

              Disable "Reply to All" for recipients on BCC list, or otherwise make it very clear to the recipient that they received an email via BCC, and to be careful about replying when there are others that are CC'd. BCC is used so that a sender can conceal that an email has been distributed to certain other parties, but because a recipient can reveal themselves to the CC list if they "Reply to All", this may cause problems for the sender. It may also result in clogging the inbox of people without an interest in what the BCC'd person has to…

              4 votes
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              • Conversation thread cleanup

                In office 2010 there was a feature to clean up older emails in a thread. Rather than having 15 emails, in a conversation, it would easily delete older ones which were still able to be found as part of a "reply". That way you could easily reduce and cleanup duplicates of emails.

                9 votes
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                • Saved mail in Windows, Open in Outlook for Mac

                  Mail that is saved on the windows (.eml file) can not be opened in outlook for Mac. Make the file format inter changeble.

                  When those mails are stored for reference on sharepoint, Mac users can not read it.

                  7 votes
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                  • Make the emails list text clearer and smaller

                    In Outlook for Windows you can make a smaller text size, that will have more emails fit in the same view. Today on MacOS, the email font is very large and allows for fewer emails to be listen in the view.

                    4 votes
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                    • search for meeting invites

                      Provide the ability to see only meeting invites in Mail. You can't search for them (meetings aren't a search item).

                      4 votes
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                      • add folder clean up functionality from Windows Outlook to Mac Outlook

                        Add folder clean up functionality from Windows Outlook to Mac Outlook.

                        Folder Clean-up in Windows Outlook is wonderful. I'd like to see it in the Mac version

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                        • Ability to customize the inbox (fonts, etc.)

                          Other versions of Outlook (Mac 2011 and Windows) allow for customization of the user interface. Outlook for Mac 2016 should do the same.

                          2 votes
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                          • 'new folder'

                            Allow add/delete/rename of Folders in Ooutlook for Mac connected to Gmail

                            4 votes
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                            • BUG: "Focused" view of Inbox ignored with filters

                              If I'm looking at my "Focused" Inbox (a feature I like, thanks!) and then select a filter, say "Unread", all of a sudden my "Other" Inbox messages are displayed. Oops. I consider this a bug, when I filter, I want to see less, not more. It would be acceptable if "Focused Messages" was one of the filter options and I defaulted to match what view I started the search from. In this case, it would probably be best to expose a new name for this filter and allow the values: focused/other/all.

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                              • direct replies

                                Support the "Direct Replies To" feature that Outlook on Windows does.

                                3 votes
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                                • Allow selecting recipients from the address book for bulk mailing.

                                  In Office for Windows, when I compose a message, I can click the "To..." button next to the recipients field to bring up my address book and double click on any names I want to send that email to. According to a Microsoft support agent I chatted with, this feature is unavailable in Outlook for Mac. There is no way to quickly sent a bulk email unless I create a distribution list. This doesn't work as the emails we send don't always go to the same people. This is not an issue for anyone with a Windows PC, but our…

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                                  • Bring back unified subfolders (Junk Mail specifically)

                                    Bring back unified subfolders (Junk Mail specifically). Office 365 is WAY too aggressive when it comes to marking mail as Junk (everything from GoDaddy is moved to Junk, for example), and with me having 3 email accounts it's a PITA to continually have to check three separate folders. It was much easier when it was just one folder.

                                    16 votes
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                                    • Add MailTips

                                      In Outlook for Windows and in OWA, if you draft an email to a user who has an Out Of Office notification enabled, then a MailTip shows up in the compose window (above the To: field) with a warning that the person is Out Of Office. This should also exist in Outlook for Mac

                                      4 votes
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                                      • Enable a sorting filter by "Date Modified" or "Date Deleted" in the DELETED emails, when ALL inbox emails are accidentally deleted.

                                        I accidentally DELETED ALL my emails from my inbox. Though they're all in the DELETED file, I have no way to find the ones that were not brand new that I was saving intentionally in my inbox (yes, I should've flagged them). If there was a way (similar to MS Word Docs) to filter them by DATE DELETED, they would all be at the top and I could move them back to my inbox.

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                                        • Increase the right edge padding to the same amount as the left edge so the text does not run right up against the scrollbar.

                                          Currently, while typing a mail message (HTML format), the text flows almost all the way to the right edge of the window, right up against the scroll bar and it can be hard to see in order to fix any typos in that spot. There needs to be a larger padding programmed into that edge so that text wraps sooner and is more legible while typing.

                                          6 votes
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