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  1. Please display in the People window the date of the last sent and received email for an individual as in the old Entourage Suite.

    I really miss the old Entourage feature where the date of the last email sent or received from an individual was displayed with all of their other details in the People window. Going through the Search process in the Mail window each time is time-wasting and doesn't always give the results wanted.

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  2. Add Create additional contacts from the same company

    Please provide the feature "Create additional contacts from the same company" in the people tab.
    I need this almost daily and this was very helpful on Windows. But it's still not available on Mac after so many years.

    3 votes
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  3. Add the Outlook Customer Manager Add-on in Outlook for Mac

    The Outlook Customer Manager add-on is a great tool for Windows Users. As of Outlook for Mac version 16.20 the add-on is not available in Outlook, and we need this module / app in Outlook

    2 votes
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  4. Please allow Contact Groups to migrate from OWA and Outlook (PC) to Outlook for Mac - Business

    Contact Groups previously created on OWA and Outlook (PC) should be able to migrate to Outlook for Mac.

    9 votes
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  5. Being able to create a new Contact that displays a custom New Contact default window with all of the entry fields usually needed already dis

    Being able to create a new Contact that displays a custom New Contact default window with all of the entry fields most needed already displayed.
    The majority of my New Contacts are for individuals where the Home Address and Email Address fields are needed (NOT work) and at least 5 of the Personal fields are always needed for extra details such as name, breed, *** and age. It is most tedious have to individually add new fields every time.

    3 votes
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  6. Make it seemless for Outlook for Mac to sync with Mac Contacts (including iCloud)

    When you add a new contact in Mac Contacts (which is in sync with iCloud) you should be able to send an email from Outlook to that contact without needing to copy and paste it manually (in the 21st century)

    25 votes
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  7. Change display options in Contacts

    Make it poossible to display Contact Names with Last Name first. Instead of 'Jane Doe', I know many want to have Outlook display 'Doe, Jane'

    7 votes
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  8. 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.

    130 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…

    129 votes
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  10. I want to make Skype calls directly from Outlook; currently that is a 5 step process.

    I use Outlook (Mac 2016) and Skype all day. I want to make Skype calls directly from Outlook; currently it is a 5 step process. Am I missing something?

    18 votes
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  11. Enable SharePoint Contact Lists on Outlook for Mac

    Enable SharePoint Contact Lists 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 Contact Lists, using Outlook 2016 for Mac.

    Please enable Outlook for Mac to Connect to SharePoint Contact Lists.

    7 votes
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  12. Support for personal Exchange Distribution Lists

    Please add support in Outlook for Mac for Exchange distribution lists. The lists that I have created in Windows I can only use in Windows or OWA. I do not like having to re-create all of them and have them stored locally on the computer.

    11 votes
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  13. Signature to contact

    Will be great to have an add in to convert a email signature in contacts

    1 vote
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  14. Color coordinated email identification (internal vs external email addresses)

    When you are drafting a new email or replying to an existing email - have the email addresses of the to/cc participants be a different color, which identifies quickly the recipients that are internal vs external. This could be done by identifying in outlook the @microsoft.com vs @abc.com email addresses and color accordingly.

    Why is this helpful? For larger companies sometimes you don't know the 30 people on an email. When you need to take an email thread internal - you have to click on each email to remove the external participants.

    If they were color coordinated - you would…

    3 votes
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  15. Outlook should remember a listed by selection when changing a category or an adress book

    Its really annoying, that Outlook always forgets the last selected sort by selection when changing saved searches or categories. Its important to search in Work adress books by Company but in Private adress books by Surame e.g.

    3 votes
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  16. Drag-and-Drop support for Address book in vcard-Format

    Outlook already supports drag and drop for calendar events in the standard ics format. In the same way it would be very helpful to create vcard files from address book entries by drag-and-drop.
    Currently vcard support by drag-and-drop exists in some way, but only works with contacts which exist locally on the computer and it seems that there is no way to transfer them from the server to the computer.

    3 votes
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  18. Nicknames

    Please add nicknames as a search field in the people search display popup window. We have several colleagues who go by a nickname and not their official name and when I search by their nickname it doesn't find them. It does seem to work when I start a new email

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  19. Allow sharing contact subfolders. Users don't want to share all their contacts with their colleagues.

    Contact sharing is currently not working with contact subfolders. Our users need this functionality to choose what contact they want to share with their colleagues

    4 votes
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  20. Enable changing the view of the contacts especially allowing the option to view then as business cards

    See above Change the ability to change the view for contacts so that you can see them as a business card.

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