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  1. Capacity planning

    In Outlook you can create resource agenda to book them. Please make sure that you also can create an agenda in which you can handle the capacity planning. In these times we are searching for a way for co-workers to reserve a desk in our building. Now we have to create a resource for each desk. Would be nice if we can accommodate this with a other type of agenda.

    7 votes
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  2. minutes

    add 45 minutes option in the list of time slot available in the endtime field when creating an invitation
    lot of people don't need a 30min or 1h meeting but 45 to have some buffer
    the same can be achieved by macro but we can ask all employee to create a macro for it

    56 votes
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  3. Birthday import uses wrong date format, mixes up MM/DD with DD/MM

    I'm based in the UK, where we use a DD/MM/YYYY date format. I've exported my Outlook (desktop) version contacts to a CSV file. Someone with a birthday on Sept 1st shows as 01/09/1900. Now I import that contacts CSV file into the "People" section in web Outlook.com. The person with birthday on Sept 1 is all of a sudden swapped around to have a birthday on Jan 9! All birthdays where the day is >12 are completely ignored, and I had to add them by hand.
    All this happens even though I have changed my date format on outlook.com to…

    2 votes
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  4. [Dislike]:too much junk mail. please block junk mail

    Please block junk mail. There's too much

    3 votes
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  5. get rid of the double blue correction lines please

    grammar correction - the double blue line
    its too annoying and not up to date with the style of informal emails that do not need to be grammatically correct

    6 votes
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  6. Block Junk Mail by Sender Name

    Please create an option to block senders by Name (not just by email address or domain). I receive 60 junk emails a day from different email addresses, but often with the same sender name. Blocking the email address and/or the domain isn't effective because the same junk senders have thousands of alternate email addresses. The sender name, however, is consistent (ie: Gadget Junkies, LeafFilter, Walk In Safety Tub, Tommy Chong, Splash Wines, Keranique, etc). Also, adding a Rule to block emails with those words in the subject line or body doesn't work because Rules aren't applied to junk mail (another…

    2 votes
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  7. holidays

    posting holidays

    2 votes
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  8. blocking and reporting phishing in one step

    It seems you can either block spam or report it as phishing, but not block and report all at the same time. It would be more effective if you could do both at once.

    2 votes
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  9. [Suggestion]:limit search to contacts in my contacts lists

    Hi,

    When I search for someone in Outlook People or in the To field of a new e-mail message in Outlook Mail (or even the search bar of Outlook Calendar), a number of contacts/e-mail addresses appear I do not know:

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    Where do they come from and how can I avoid these names to appear?

    Kind regards

    Stijn

    4 votes
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  10. Need Safe Sender Button

    It is NOT functional that, every time I want to add an email address to the Safe Sender list for an email that has ended up in the Junk email folder when it is NOT supposed to be there that I have to (1) highlight and copy the email address, which often takes a few times because of the automatic pop-up that occurs when you hover over the address; (2) click on the settings button; (3) click on View All Outlook Settings; (4) click on Junk; (5) click on Add; (6) type or copy and paste the email address in;…

    7 votes
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  11. [Suggestion]:Switching Accounts

    It would be nice to have a feature to quickly change between Outlook accounts (I have three; two personal and one for work).

    2 votes
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  12. Agenda pane options

    Please allow me to switch "Agenda Pane" on or off in "Settings." I know a lot of people like it but I don't use it and it makes my calendar too narrow. It is especially annoying when it opens just to tell me I don't have anything going on that day. I am smart enough to read my calendar and figure that out.

    11 votes
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  13. Outlook / MS TODO integration

    It would be great in Outlook had the functionality to automatically added your meetings to MS Todo. Your MY DAY view in TODO would then be the complete solution for planning your day etc.

    2 votes
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  14. [Suggestion]:Junk Emails Not Being Deleted after 10 Days

    It says at the top "Items in Junk Email will be deleted after 10 days" and that worked until September 14, 2020. Since that date, no Junk emails have been deleted like they normally are and Junk folder is building up. I can delete manually but prefer the automatic deletion after 10 days to work again.

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  15. email deleted

    restore original email. This is an emergency. I am waiting on critical mail. I'm chatting with people about a new job. This is serious.

    2 votes
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  16. I can receive email but unable to send or reply email since this morning

    I did not receive email when I sent or replied my outlook email to my another email account this morning. However I am able to receive emails. Why my sent email is not going through?

    2 votes
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  17. Send blocked emails straight to deleted items instead of to junk mail folder

    Send blocked emails straight to deleted items instead of to junk mail folder. There are 2 options, to mark as junk or to block, yet both put the emails from that domain or sender into the junk folder. It makes no sense to have 2 different options that do the same. If something is blocked, it shouldn't ever appear in junk mail or the inbox.

    24 votes
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  18. Why does Outlook not block all emails not on the safe sender's list

    On my blocking junk emails. Why does the blocked senders and domains file only save what the dropdown on the tool bar blocks? I feel if I go to the trouble to manually block junk emails into the blocked senders and domains list, those I put into it should remain blocked forever and not be released to inundate my email account over and over. I feel I am being jeopardized with my safety and privacy by Outlook allowing junk emails into my account. WHY DOESN'T OUTLOOK WORK TO BLOCK ALL EMAILS THAT ARE NOT ON A USERS SAFE SENDER LIST?

    3 votes
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  19. Auto Dark Mode

    Please activate dark mode automatically if dark mode is active in the browser or device.

    5 votes
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  20. customizable left pane

    I want to remove things I don't use in the left menu i.e. "files", "groups", "Notes"...

    14 votes
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