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  1. 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.

    41 votes
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      2 comments  ·  Mail  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • Assign Tasks

      Need the ability to assign tasks to others

      40 votes
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      • Please allow us to attach files to an event/appointment in Outlook for Mac, Pleeeeaaaseeee...

        Please allow us to attach files to an event/appointment in Outlook for Mac, Pleeeeaaaseeee...

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          2 comments  ·  Calendar  ·  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.

          39 votes
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          • Shared calendars appear in "FROM" and "Out of office" fields.

            When adding someone (or even a resource) to the shared calendars list, the account of that calendar appears in the From field when sending an email, and appears in the Autoreply Settings as a user you can change this for. There doesn't seem to be anything wrong with security rights, because sending an email or changing the Out of Office (autoreply) settings will get you an error. It clutters up our input fields though.

            37 votes
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            • Blue fonts for unread messages is hard to read

              Give options for color or style of unread messages. The default blue is difficult for many people to read.

              36 votes
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              • Enable the Mac client to be able to move message(s)/folders to on-line archive. Today, has to be done message by message.

                My company uses O365 with On-line archive. Under the Mac client, we have to move individual messages one at a time. Can't move multiple messages or whole folders.

                36 votes
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                • Update Modern Authentication for macOS High Sierra (10.13)

                  Enable 'keychain-access-groups' entitlements in your Xcode build to allow modern auth with client certificates in Outlook for High Sierra.
                  Trying to log into our SSO portal, I'm asked to select my client certificate for auth, but then taken to a 'access denied' screen. Outlook doesn't have permissions to access other items in the keychain in it's entitlements, so it can't access the cert.

                  I see secd errors in Console.app all day.

                  35 votes
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                  • Allow color coding of folders, make folders=categories

                    Sifting through folders and organizing emails is very time-consuming now because you can't color code them, add icons, or visually differentiate them on the sidebar. So when you're looking for which folder to put an email into, it's hard to immediately spot it. Also, folders are limiting because if an email fits in 2 categories, you have to duplicate it and put it in both. Categories, on the other hand, seriously rock because you can quickly tell which one they are because you can assign a color, and because you can give one email multiple categories. I would love to…

                    35 votes
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                    • Fix permissions so that shared calendars don't need "Reviewer" permissions to see titles and locations

                      Currently, any calendars set to "Can view titles and locations" in OWA are seen in OWA and Apple Calendar.app, but not in Outlook 2016. The only way to see shared calendars in Outlook is for the owner to change permissions to "Can view all details". This makes shared calendars appear in Outlook, but triggers reminders for all users who can see the events.

                      Fix Outlook for Mac so that shared calendar titles and locations can be viewed when "Can view titles and locations" permissions are set.

                      35 votes
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                      • Add RSS feeds

                        Add option to read RSS feeds in Outlook for Mac as in Outlook for Windows

                        34 votes
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                        • Support Free/Busy Scheduling in Google Calendar

                          Visibility into a colleague's schedule is a cornerstone feature of Google Calendar usage at our office. Please, consider support.

                          34 votes
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                          • 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.

                            32 votes
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                            • 31 votes
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                              • Add high contrast themes

                                As I'm getting older I find it harder to distinguish between very slight differences in contrast and hard to see very light text on light colored background. Please add a high contrast theme to Outlook. The new theme would be especially helpful on the folder list. Best would be capability to have purely black background with white letters or the reverse, white background with black letters. The current white background with light grey letters is killing my eyes.

                                31 votes
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                                • Add New Skype Meeting button

                                  Need the ability to schedule a Skype Meeting with a button in the calendar as can be done in the Windows Outlook 2016 client.

                                  30 votes
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                                  • 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

                                    29 votes
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                                    • Copying calendar items

                                      When I am entering a reoccurring meeting that has no fixed days and intervals you have to enter the calendar items one by one. Copying and then change the date will help enourmously.

                                      28 votes
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                                      • Bring back flagged message highlights like iOS app

                                        In the spring of 2016, you guys added flagged message highlighting which was phenomenal! Matched the feature present in the iOS app. And then sometime in August, you guys removed the feature. Please add it back in and make it optional for people to use!

                                        28 votes
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                                        • always use single-line layout

                                          I miss the "Always use single-line layout" feature from Outlook for Windows. In Outlook Mac, when the reading pane is on the Right, the message list cannot be single-line.

                                          28 votes
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