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  1. I suggest you add the ability to set up *rules* (not simply out of office responder) for customized auto-replies.

    I want to set up auto-reply messages based on the incoming email address, but the rules interface doesn't give an option of "reply to sender."

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  2. Daily out of office after business hours

    Why is it so difficult to set up an out of office that triggers daily after business hours?
    Currently, if I have to schedule an out of office that triggers everyday between 5:00 PM and 9:00 AM, I actually have to manually set up the Out of Office daily!

    This is just a pain. There HAS to be a simpler way to get this done!

    3 votes
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  3. allow recall of a sent email on all versions of Outlook for Mac

    There's no recall for sent email. On other platforms you can actually choose how many seconds you have to recall a mssg. I cant believe we don't have this option

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  4. "send availability" & "defer (scheduling) email" similar to iOS version

    Would like to have the iOS "send availability" & "defer (scheduling) email" features in Mac version. Currently, the iOS features do not appear to be available in the Mac version.

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  5. 1 vote
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  6. BUG: Outlook autoformatting text with heading styles

    For the last few Insider Fast updates I've faced an annoying bug.
    If I don't end a paragraph with a full-stop or comma before hitting return (twice) Outlook autoformats the paragraph with a heading style.

    My default font is set to Georgia 11pt.

    If I start an email 'Dear Tim' then press enter twice it autoformats 'Dear Tim as Calibri Light 16pt in blue.

    The only advice Support could give was to use the Preference reset tool, but this wipes all any categories or rules you have set up, and I have around 50 of each so am reluctant to…

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  7. Various inboxes under "all accounts" as an overview and show number of unread messages (as in older versions)

    When using various mail accounts, an overview under "all accounts" of all inboxes would be very helpful as in older Outlook versions. Working with various mail accounts in the new version of Outlook is not user friendly. In particular, you do not see how many unread messages there are other than after opening each of the mail accounts. I am using four mail accounts on a daily basis for various businesses.

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  8. junk folder rule or automation

    Allow us to automatically empty the "Junk" folder based on a schedule or rule. This would be similar to "auto-archive" in the Windows version, so that the Junk folder doesn't just fill up forever on a POP account (which I use in my work). Yet another request to make the Mac Outlook resemble the Windows version.

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  9. internal and external email tab or view.

    Create a tab (or view) that allows me to easily switch between a message list that contains internal and external emails. I could see a tab next to "other" or a special filter under the Filter Email button on the Ribbon.

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  10. Add COLOR labels/Tags to emails in view

    Add COLOR Labels/Tags to emails in all views, with ability to add Rules.

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  11. reply | reply all toggle

    Ability, once responding to a mail, to toggle 'reply' or 'reply all'. Save copying and pasting once you realise your mistake or change your mind...

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  12. I need the capability of saving a specific OUTLOOK email folder to a specific folder in my DOCUMENTS.

    For legal purposes I need to save all emails pertaining to specific real estate transactions their respective FOLDERs in Documents on my MAC. I then download them to a thumb drive and save them for 7 years, as required. About 3 years ago that capability disappeared and I've been stuck ever since.

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  13. Allow "Filter Email" status to be remembered when switching between e-mail accounts

    Allow "Filter Email" status to be remembered when switching between e-mail accounts.
    Presently you have to redo "Filter E-mail" anytime you switch between inboxes. For example, if I look at Email Account #1 with the "Unread" filter on, then switch momentarily to Email Account #2 to read an e-mail, when I come back to the same folder of Email Account #1, the filter has automatically been removed and I have to redo it.

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  14. Provide the ability to export emails to a common format (CSV, JSON XML etc)

    Outlook Mac only allows you to export emails to another .olm file which is useless then you need to move the data to different applications. Please provide the above option, even if it excludes attachments.

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  15. Unified Inbox - Outlook

    OUTLOOK should have a UNIFIED INBOX (and sent box) for users with multiple accounts (IMAP or POP). This is the default behavior on most mobile email clients and desktop clients so clearly there's not a technical limitation to implement this (see Apple Mail MacOS or iOS for an example). There would simply be ONE INBOX that displays all the mail received, yet the individual account folders would remain so users could dig into each account separately if needed. For any business user this is an essential email feature.

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  16. Bring back the option to send mass emails by having the drop down contain all contacts in a, b, c, etc. Can't edit registry on a Mac!

    Bring back the option to access all contacts from the drop down menu to send mass emails on Mac. The registry can't be edited on a Mac so Mac users are limited to the most recent 8 contacts and can't access any other contacts under the letter A, for example. It used to work this way until the idiots at Microsoft changed it recently. The only reason Microsoft did this is to make it harder for Mac users to work with Microsoft's software.

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  17. Assign a New Rule Option to Reply

    Under my options when creating a new rule, I would like to have the option to create a specific reply to an incoming email that fits the criteria. I have created an email address and subject that requires an immediate reply, a rule that would allow this (similar to an out-of-office reply, but contingent on the rules) would be more than helpful.

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  18. handoff

    I use iOS and macOS outlook, it would be great if the Apple Handoff API was used so I could start a mail on the phone and finish on the mac.

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  19. Font size for reading plain-text messages

    In recent Office 365 versions (16.2x) of Outlook, the displayed font size for viewing incoming plain-text messages is much smaller than the size for viewing HTML messages or for composing plain-text messages. This problem did not occur in the volume-licensed versions (16.1x) of Outlook. A workaround is to hit "reply" rather than "open," but this is less than ideal. It would be good to go back to the earlier formatting.

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  20. Enhance the "Create Appointment" feature

    Enhance the "Create Appointment" feature to create a calendar entry and after clicking the appointment the former selected email should be opened instead of a typical calendar entry. Additionally change the data selection field to show the whole calendar instead of a date selection option. During the creation process is not clear if a potential slot is not already used.

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