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  1. Allow users to HIDE emails in inbox until a pre-scheduled date, when they would re-appear with red flag at top of inbox

    In my experience most users use the Inbox as a "messy to do list" - they scan up and down the list of hundreds of mails every day to spot things they need to follow up on - very inefficient and a major contributor to the "email overload" feeling.

    It would be great if I could click on a "calendar" icon on my email and schedule a future date at which the email would re-appear at the top on my inbox flagged with a special "for action" flag - so I knew it was something that I needed to follow…

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    • Allow email accounts to be reordered to my liking rather than having them in alphabetical order with no way to arrange them.

      In outlook for windows you can drag and drop the email accounts to reorder them however you like. I would like to see this functionality in outlook for mac as well.

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      • Hovering over a safelink in Outlook for Mac should show the domain like in webmail and Windows Outlook

        The ONLY reason we haven't enabled Safelinks is because the URL's are unreadable when you hover over them on a Mac. Webmail and Windows now show a message that displays the proper domain on hover, why is this taking so long for Mac?!?

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        • Have parity between Office for Mac for 2015/2016 and Office 365 for Mac

          there are so many features that are not allowed or permitted unless you have a subscription with 365, please note that for a business user it was the same product at point of purchase. its bad customer experience to reach out to support and be told everytime that x,y, or z comes only with subscription. i have 2 licenses i dont need as it seems that you have created artifical barriers to customers utilising the suite tool fully. It also sad to note that your skype for business mac is poor version of other variants. This whole office for mac…

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          • Add a Project Management Feature

            Create Add Project (similar to a task) that users can create/add tasks to.... either "User defined" tasks or "emails" flagged as tasks.
            I suspect there are a lot of users who would pay for this addition.
            Collaboration feature would be great. Like combining MS Teams with Outlook

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            • Add user defined fields for flagged emails in task list view

              add user defined fields for flagged emails

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              • Joining online meeting from the notification (Skype or Teams) directly opens the meeting in the app

                A meeting notification contains a "Join Online" button when the meeting has either a Skype or Teams meeting linked to the item. Clicking on this button currently opens the browser. Clicking on this button should instead start the meeting in the appropriate app (Skype or Teams). Like it does on Windows.

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                • Improve search feature 'quick suggestions' behavior

                  The 'Quick Suggestion' search feature will offer to search for emails from a certain contact when you start typing a contact name.
                  This is great, but:
                  1. right now when selecting such a Quick Suggestion this results in a "from: firstname lastname" search
                  2. search results in this case will not show all emails coming from this person
                  3. manually seaching (not using quick suggestion) for "from: firstname.lastname@emaildomain.com" do show all emails coming from this person

                  It would be more intuitive that a Quick Suggestion to search for the emails of a certain person will produce search results that…

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                  • I'd like to see a "Translate" feature built into Outlook mail / Calendar

                    When I get an email from an international colleague, I have to manually translate using a translation service. In Word and Excel there are translate features built right in to the desktop applications. Could an translation feature be baked into the Outlook client? It would be important for business adoption to not log all the contents of mail messages being translated.

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                    • in transfer message, the details not appear

                      afficher le détail du message transféré (de, à, date , objet).

                      Seule la date apparait

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                        • Disable recent addresses function in Outlook for Mac 2016

                          Please enable the ability for users to disable the recent addresses function in Outlook for MAC 2016. Users receive automated emails with a noreply address from a user within a tool and since it's in the list of recently used addresses for that user it's selected by mistake and they get a bounce-back message. The list also becomes unusable over time.

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                          • Show folder where messages are stored when producing the list of messages after a Search

                            I have a large email collection arranged in a complex hierarchy of folders, both on the server and on my computer. I would find it very useful to tell where each message is stored when I look at the result of a search on all available email folders. Sometimes I am just looking to see if some messages are lost in the wrong folder...

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                              • Add a task timer

                                Needing to keep track of the time I work in each task, it would be very useful to have a timer.

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                                • Improve room and time change visibility on updated meetings

                                  When a meeting is updated with a time or room change either a) highlight or b) add context around, whether the time was changed (context: previous time) and/or the room was changed (context: previous room). Problem: when meetings are updated— especially last minute updates or recurring meetings—it is easy for people to miss exactly what changed and cause confusion.

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                                  • 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.

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                                    • Sign Druide Antidote connector for Outlook for Mac

                                      We use a 3rd party spelling checker from Druide Informatique called Antidote for Outlook for Mac. Since moving to macOS 10.14 Mojave, the checker is broken. It still works with other applications such as Word, but not Outlook. Our information suggests that Apple introduced security features in macOS that are to blame. We see two options: (a) Microsoft “signs” the Antidote connector for Outlook or (b) Microsoft publishes a new API to be consumed by 3rd parties such as Druide Informatique. Will Microsoft consider either of these options?

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                                      • Apply column categories and column widths to other mailboxes

                                        There are 16 options for which columns are shown in each mailbox (DATE RECEIVED, FROM, ETC), and it appears you have to select or deselect one option at a time, apply it and then drop down and select again and again. I have 12 INBOXES and 12 SENT ITEMS - that takes a long time! I think you should be able to make multiple choices before applying the selection. But more helpful would be to be able to set preferences and column widths to one mailbox and apply categories and column widths to other mailboxes. So I would set settings…

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                                        • Show if a meeting is rescheduled and when it was rescheduled from

                                          If a meeting has been rescheduled and a new meeting invite is sent out, it would be nice to see that 1) it is a rescheduled meeting and not a new meeting, and 2) when the previous meeting time was. This is particularly difficult if the meetings are in a series and all have the same name, so I don't know if this week's meeting was rescheduled or next week's, for example.

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