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  1. Support for Apple iCloud calendar

    It's extremely important to sync Calendar App with Outlook calendar to let me use Outlook for Mac instead of Mail App.

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      • 11 votes
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        • Fix permissions so that shared calendars don't need "Reviewer" permissions to see titles and locations

          Currently, any calendars set to "Can view titles and locations" in OWA are seen in OWA and Apple Calendar.app, but not in Outlook 2016. The only way to see shared calendars in Outlook is for the owner to change permissions to "Can view all details". This makes shared calendars appear in Outlook, but triggers reminders for all users who can see the events.

          Fix Outlook for Mac so that shared calendar titles and locations can be viewed when "Can view titles and locations" permissions are set.

          12 votes
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          • Add option to view tasks by start/due date on week/work week calendar views

            Feature already exists in Windows version of Outlook. Would love to see it come to the Mac version as well. It's helpful to see tasks by due/start date in the same view as the calendar.

            4 votes
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            • Behavior when adding Appointments and Meetings

              (Outlook for Mac 2016). We use shared calendars a lot, so it would be nice when creating an Appointment (for all users to see, but no invitation necessary) from the email window, that you have the option of selecting which calendar, instead of your own exchange calendar. This can be done from the Meetings dialog (From line), but not the Appointment dialog. The user must go into the Calendar view, then select the calendar they want to add the Appointment into. It doesn't seem to be able to be done from the Email view.

              Thank you.

              3 votes
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              • Add ability to schedule email reminders for meetings

                Recently noticed this feature in the O365 web client and have found it helpful to be able to schedule email reminders for certain meetings. Would love to see this feature come to both Mac and Windows Outlook clients.

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                • timezone

                  Display multiple timezones on the calendar view, this feature is supported for Outlook for Windows and I really miss it. Having teams split between GMT and PST its a really handy way to schedule joint sessions.

                  9 votes
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                  • Add clear explanation of what update was made to a particular calendar invite

                    I often get emails suggesting that a my calendar has been automatically updated with some change to an invite but it's never clear what the actual change was. Please add clear indication of what the change was.

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                    • Display multiple shared calendars side-by-side (currently limited to 3) in day view.

                      I regularly need to view multiple shared calendars (often 8 or 9). This is fine in Outlook for Windows which allows multiple shared calendars to be displayed side-by-side in the day view, but the Mac version limits me to 3 calendars side-by-side. Adding any more merges the content making it much more difficult to identify individuals and schedule activities. I'd like to see the restriction removed to allow multiple calendars to be displayed in individual columns making scheduling across multiple individuals and rooms much easier.

                      11 votes
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                      • Sync Outlook Calendar meetings and Skype for Business status

                        When a meeting has been scheduled and is in progress in Outlook for Mac - Business (2016), it should sync with Skype for Business on Mac (2016) to automatically change status to "In a Meeting." This already syncs well on the PC/Windows version of Outlook 2016 and Skype for Business 2016 but not on Apple Mac. Thank you!

                        3 votes
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                        • Fix Meeting Requests!

                          When a client rule moves meetings to a local inbox folder all of the meeting properties are lost. The ability to Accept/Decline/Propose New Time are not there. You need to open the calendar, find the tentative item and process it there.

                          3 votes
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                          • Allow meetings (especially series) to be saved as drafts (i.e., without sending).

                            If this is a duplicate or I'm just not seeing something obvious in Outlook I apologise. I schedule lots of meeting series that have outliers. I might need to schedule five one hour daily meetings for a two week period, but the first Thursday is different, the second Tuesday is different, and the second Thursday is different than the first.

                            Without being able to save a draft, I must first send the meeting to all recipients and then edit the specific occurrences. This creates nuisance invites to meetings that aren't actually schedule as indicated, sometimes resulting in declines before I…

                            6 votes
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                            • Enable SharePoint Calendars on Outlook for Mac

                              Larger organizations with either "self-hosted" or Office 365 service using SharePoint as their primary source to manage and share internal information are currently unable to connect to SharePoint Calendars, using Outlook 2016 for Mac.

                              Please enable Outlook for Mac to Connect to SharePoint Calendars.

                              6 votes
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                              • Google Calendar - HTML Integration

                                Please allow for HTML content included in the calendar message body to be exchanged between Outlook and Google calendars without corruption.

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                                • Add (or bring back) Go to Date feature and/or Year view

                                  There is currently no option to jump quickly to a date. So, if I want to find something from two years ago, I have to click 24 times on the left arrow button. Please add a Go to Date option to make this less tedious.

                                  It would also make it much faster if there was a Year view in addition to Day, Week, Work Week, and Month.

                                  3 votes
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                                  • Creation of Appointments from Email

                                    In Outlook on Windows I can create an appointment directly from an email. On Mac there's no way to do this, only a meeting, where I am forced to invite someone to it.

                                    In the meeting dialog there's even what appears to be a button in the ribbon to convert to an appointment, but it doesn't do anything.

                                    On Windows there's a button in the ribbon for this, or I can drag the email down to the 'calendar' button at the bottom left.

                                    Every other email client is miles ahead on this, e.g. automatically detecting that an email is about…

                                    10 votes
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                                    • Allow Outlook for Mac calendar invites to support jpegs and other image files

                                      I would love to save screenshots and other images to calendar invites in Outlook for Mac. This seems like an incredibly obvious and necessary feature and it's supported in outlook.com and Outlook for Windows. Please please add it asap.

                                      8 votes
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                                      • Stop opening all previously added shared calendars when I add one new shared calendar

                                        When I add a new shared calendar, Outlook for Mac automatically selects every other shared calendar I have previously opened (by ticking all their boxes) thus causing Outlook to try to load all those calendars at once, and thus stalling for many minutes. Ironically the new calendar being added is the only one to not be ticked. I assume this is a bug not the intended mode of operation.

                                        8 votes
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                                        • Add calendar(s) selected indicator in checkboxes.

                                          Currently, if you select all the calendars under an account, you get a checkmark in the checkbox indicating all the calendars under that account are selected. However, when you want to be selective and turn some off, the check mark goes away and is empty. So, if you collapse the account with the selective calendars marked, you think nothing is selected when in reality there are calendars selected!

                                          Like other applications with toggle down views and checkboxes, please put a checkmark when all are selected, a "-" (dash) when calendars are selected but not all and blank the checkbox completely…

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