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  1. 576 votes
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      27 comments  ·  Mail  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • Unread folder (just like windows version)

      Unread folder (just like windows version), not a smart folder at the bottom of the list. I have 80-100 subfolders and many, many rules for my incoming email. Having the Unread folder at the top just like the windows version would be much more helpful.
      Or, if not possible have the Smart folder option also be a Favorite.
      Please at the Favorite star to Smart Folders too.

      43 votes
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        2 comments  ·  Mail  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • Show sent messages in conversations

        Show sent messages in conversations.

        477 votes
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          Under review  ·  24 comments  ·  Mail  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • Fix authorisation problems in Outlook calender for Mac.

          If you share calender with an PC Outlook user it won´t work unless you give full authorisation on the PC calender. This is very annoying and would be much appreciated if you could fix.

          5 votes
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            1 comment  ·  Calendar  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • Add action "show desktop alert" for filtering rules

            It should be possible to setup showing desktop notifications as a response to messages filtered using rules (e.g. moved to folder other than inbox). On of good ways how to do that would be to add action "show desktop alert" as one of the possible actions that will be done in response to matching the rule.

            6 votes
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              0 comments  ·  Mail  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • 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.

              414 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.

              • Add MailTips

                In Outlook for Windows and in OWA, if you draft an email to a user who has an Out Of Office notification enabled, then a MailTip shows up in the compose window (above the To: field) with a warning that the person is Out Of Office. This should also exist in Outlook for Mac

                30 votes
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                  0 comments  ·  Mail  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • 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.

                  62 votes
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                    5 comments  ·  Calendar  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • drag and drop attachments from email

                    The new updates have removed the ability to drag and drop attachments from emails. The windows version still has this. I should be able to drag an attachment to another email without downloading it or drag and drop the attachment to the desktop.

                    49 votes
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                      3 comments  ·  Mail  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • Allow group by subject, sort by date, outside of conversations

                      I would like to be able to select: arrange by subject, newest on top, show in groups. This would work just like arrange by conversations, newest on top, show in group, except it would work for messages that have the same subject but are not in a conversation.

                      Here's the use case: my corp wiki sends me a message whenever a page I'm watching is updated. There's a lot of these. The subject is always: "[Wiki] title-of-the-page-that-was-updated". So when someone saves frequently while working on a page I get a lot of messages with the same subject, but they are…

                      56 votes
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                        5 comments  ·  Mail  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • 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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                          Under review  ·  10 comments  ·  Mail  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • Conversation thread cleanup

                          In office 2010 there was a feature to clean up older emails in a thread. Rather than having 15 emails, in a conversation, it would easily delete older ones which were still able to be found as part of a "reply". That way you could easily reduce and cleanup duplicates of emails.

                          28 votes
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                            0 comments  ·  Mail  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • Fetch mailbox signature from Outlook Web

                            The Outlook client should have a way of syncing the email signature from the cloud.

                            It is important to keep all signature synchronized between all clients, Outlook web, Outlook client, Outlook for mac, Outlook for iOS and so on.

                            The Exchange Transport Rule is not an ideal fit for this scenario.

                            43 votes
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                              0 comments  ·  Mail  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            • Automapping Shared Mailboxes

                              Please support automapping for shared mailboxes in Outlook 2016 for Mac. Having shared accounts automatically add themselves for our users would improve their experience.

                              Additionally, according to support agents, this feature is required for a shared mailbox to automatically send and receive mail.

                              25 votes
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                                1 comment  ·  General  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                              • Creation of Appointments from Email

                                In Outlook on Windows I can create an appointment directly from an email. On Mac there's no way to do this, only a meeting, where I am forced to invite someone to it.

                                In the meeting dialog there's even what appears to be a button in the ribbon to convert to an appointment, but it doesn't do anything.

                                On Windows there's a button in the ribbon for this, or I can drag the email down to the 'calendar' button at the bottom left.

                                Every other email client is miles ahead on this, e.g. automatically detecting that an email is about…

                                37 votes
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                                  2 comments  ·  Calendar  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                • Support for opening .MSG files in Outlook for Mac

                                  Support for opening .MSG files in Outlook for Mac.

                                  10 votes
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                                  • read receipts

                                    Please enable read receipts in the MAC version of Outlook!

                                    357 votes
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                                      23 comments  ·  Mail  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                    • 'new folder'

                                      Allow add/delete/rename of Folders in Ooutlook for Mac connected to Gmail

                                      11 votes
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                                      • Allow calendar and inbox to be open at the same time

                                        It's annoying to switch between my inbox and calendar. I know you can open the calendar in a separate window, but it's a bit time-consuming to always do that, especially if I accidentally close a window. Would be great to see an option to make calendar and inbox open separately by default.

                                        19 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.

                                          259 votes
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