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  1. 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

    477 votes
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    • 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.

      359 votes
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        27 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.

      • 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.

        309 votes
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        • 299 votes
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          • Show sent messages in conversations

            Show sent messages in conversations.

            286 votes
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            • 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.

              217 votes
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              • 202 votes
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                • 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.

                  187 votes
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                  • Add, edit and format tables

                    Need ability to add, edit and format tables like in Word and Outlook for Windows

                    183 votes
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                    • Add Quicksteps to Outlook

                      Like in Windows version

                      166 votes
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                      • 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?

                        159 votes
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                        • 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!

                          112 votes
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                          • Voting Support

                            Enable voting functionality for feature parity with Outlook Windows.

                            109 votes
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                            • Contact Import / Export Formats

                              Export multiple contacts to a single vCard so it can be imported into Gmail or iCloud. In other words upgrade vCard to be standards compliant.

                              102 votes
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                              • 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

                                102 votes
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                                • OneNote Integration

                                  Integrate Outlook for Mac with Onenote for Mac. Having the ability to single click an email to add to OneNote is a major win.

                                  96 votes
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                                  • Sync local contacts from Apple Contacts app

                                    EWS is blocked for OS X at most companies because it presents the potential issue of data leakage.

                                    Many companies are taking advantage of Intune's conditional access, but until conditional access supports EWS, many companies disable EWS. Companies do this because EWS sidesteps conditional access when abled and allows all email/calendar/contacts to be downloaded to a devices without any way for the company to enforce security policies simultaneously.

                                    On OS X, it is important to have your contacts in the Apple Contacts app because a Mac basically functions like a cell phone with the ability to make/receive phone calls and…

                                    95 votes
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                                    • Show the recipient's email addresses not just the name.

                                      Outlook often picks up the wrong email address for my contacts and uses those when I type the person's name as a mail recipient. For example Wunderlist notifications. Too many times I've sent the email to the wrong address. Please give me a chance to notice the address is wrong before sending.

                                      94 votes
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                                      • 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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                                        • Allow Office 2016 for Mac to pass your enterprise login credentials from the OS of the Mac to Outlook 2016 for Mac client.

                                          I would like to know more about the inability to pass your enterprise login credentials from the OS of the Mac to the Outlook 2016 for Mac client. Specifically, can this be done? If so, how? If not, why not? This functionality exists for Windows and the related version of Office 2016 for Windows. When using this combination of software my enterprise login credentials are passed thru to Outlook. When I change my password the updated password is automatically passed thru to Outlook for Windows. When I change my password on my Mac the Outlook for Mac client prompts me…

                                          86 votes
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