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  1. 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…

    998 votes
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    28 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  2. Add To Do Bar in Mail View

    Please can we have a To Do bar in the mail view of Outlook for Mac 2016, pretty useful for Business users

    693 votes
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    29 comments  ·  Mail  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  3. Show sent messages in conversations

    Show sent messages in conversations.

    499 votes
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    Under review  ·  24 comments  ·  Mail  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  4. 430 votes
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    30 comments  ·  Calendar  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  5. CalDAV support

    Support for internet calendar feeds. The main use case is the ability to see conference schedules in Outlook. For example, I attended WPC and Ignite this year and had to keep switching back and forth between Outlook and the conference website/apps to determine my true schedule.

    417 votes
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    35 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    We need more specific examples of what you’re trying to accomplish from those who have voted for this feature. Are you trying to integrate with a third party application and just need CalDav support? Or are you trying to access your calendar hosted on a different service like iCloud or Yahoo? Please comment with your specific needs.
    Thank you for your continued participation in making Outlook for Mac better.

  6. 367 votes
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    Under review  ·  25 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  7. Add Outlook to Share Menu (Extensions), for Mac

    Have Outlook added to the 'share' menu (under Extensions) in System Preferences. It's time-consuming, and annoying to constantly have to drag files to Outlook — as opposed to being able to sending them via Outlook under the 'share' option. This is a must for businesses, that email a lot of attachments. Thanks.

    358 votes
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  8. Add Ignore Thread / Conversation

    The windows client lets you select email threads and ignore all future responses to it. There's no reason mac users shouldn't have this option. I would love to ignore all threads involving my coworkers cats or memes on my mac client, but I can't. I'm forced to live with their cats and cat meme threads.

    339 votes
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  9. Private events from shared calendars does not show

    For over half a year at least this native Exchange feature hasn't worked in Office 365 on Outlook 2011 and 2016.

    259 votes
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    16 comments  ·  Calendar  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  10. Add Quicksteps to Outlook

    Like in Windows version

    229 votes
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    5 comments  ·  Mail  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  11. Fix quoting for HTML and plain text replies.

    Outlook for Mac has been hobbled for some time by not providing proper quoting for plaintext (internet-standard > prefixing) and by having HTML quoting styles that don't support in-line replies. Windows Outlook supports both, PLEASE fix!

    225 votes
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  12. Distribution groups

    Please make viewing distribution groups members possible from the address book for Mac users. Please also make viewing what distribution groups a person is a part of possible.

    221 votes
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    4 comments  ·  General  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  13. 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.

    216 votes
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  14. Add Smart Folders to Favorites

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

    207 votes
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    13 comments  ·  Mail  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  15. Add travel time to Appointment

    Can you add travel time to and from an appointment time so that it blocks that out as well as the actually appointment?

    198 votes
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  16. Voting Support

    Enable voting functionality for feature parity with Outlook Windows.

    171 votes
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  17. Make Ribbon/Toolbar configurable

    The quick access toolbar and the ribbon bar need to be configurable.
    They contain buttons which are never used (e. g. "Print" – who prints out emails?!) or buttons are inconveniently placed.

    169 votes
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  18. Calendar and task-list in main-screen of outlook

    At the moment calendar and task-list just can be used in separate screens. It would be very useful to implement both features (calendar & task-list) in the main screen of outlook, where mail view and folder structure is located. Windows-version of outlook already delivers this function by a so called "popup"-function, so please make it possible for mac-users, too. thanks.

    153 votes
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  19. Add "Recall this message" function and support message recalls from Windows clients

    I'd like to be able to use my Outlook for Mac - Business votes for this feature better described herehttps://outlook.uservoice.com/forums/293343-outlook-for-mac/suggestions/8012202-add-recall-this-message-function-and-support-mes

    "Add "Recall this message" function so that you can recall messages sent in error. Also support message recalls that are sent from Outlook for Windows users - at the moment message recalls just come through as an email but don't automatically remove unread emails like Outlook for Windows does."

    146 votes
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  20. Add missing attachment reminder

    It's called "Warn me when I send a message that may be missing an attachment" and enabled for literally all Outlook versions. See https://support.office.com/en-US/article/Mail-settings-30C69A79-EFC6-42D2-B740-4BF1C1F8A01C

    132 votes
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