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  1. MSG and OFT File Support

    Add the ability to read Windows Outlook file formats like msg and oft automatically.

    180 votes
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  2. 172 votes
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  3. 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

    143 votes
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  4. Remove "From" field or remove send-as list

    When you add a shared calendar to Outlook 2016, the calendar/person also appears in the "From" dropdown menu when composing a new email. This is confusing for many users.

    139 votes
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  5. add mail to keep offline

    Outlook 2016 for Mac doesn't include the "Mail to keep offline" option of its Windows equivalent. This is a greatly missed feature.

    140 votes
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  6. Add ability to snooze

    Add ability to snooze messages (i.e schedule messages to come back to the top of your Inbox). Many modern clients support this and it is actually already part of Outlook for iOS. If added, this should be available to use as one of the swipe gestures.

    137 votes
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  7. 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.

    133 votes
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  8. 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.

    132 votes
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  9. 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…

    130 votes
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  10. 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.

    124 votes
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  11. 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.

    115 votes
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  12. Add new calendar availability "working elsewhere" as in Windows.

    Used frequently now in our company due to flexible working. e.g. Working from Home or other office. Setting the calendar on available leads to people assuming you are in office, on away people feel you are not available for a meeting.

    Should be a very easy feature to implement.

    101 votes
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  13. The powerful feature quick steps is still missing in Qutlook for Mac :-(

    Quick steps for mails and calendar would be very helpful!

    100 votes
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  14. Add support for iCloud Calendar and iClou contacts to Outlook for MacOS

    Please make it possible to use Oulook for MacOS with iCloud contacts and calendar. It should be possible by adding support for CalDAV and CardDAV.

    91 votes
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  15. 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…

    88 votes
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  16. Limit offline - cached mail

    Limit the amount of mail to keep offline, like in the PC version where we can set a date range. We constantly have problems with users with large mailboxes needing to resync giant mailboxes all the time. In the age of gmail, its crazy to tell people they need to wait to sync 40GB of email before Outlook will be usable... for the 2nd time this month

    88 votes
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  17. SharePoint Calendar Integration

    Please add integration for SharePoint 2013 and newer Calendars. It's been way too long that Mac users in the enterprise have been left behind on this feature.

    84 votes
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  18. Add Archive and Retention Policy Management

    It's painful that Mac Outlook users need to use either OWA or Windows Outlook to configure Archive or Retention Policies on their mail folders.

    83 votes
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  19. 77 votes
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  20. I suggest a black theme for Office 365 on Mac.

    On Windows are choices for the color theme, black, white, colorful, etc. For mac only Colorful and Classic. Reading the internet I found no solution but tons of people desiring the same. Please add Black theme for Office Mac. Thanks

    76 votes
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