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  1. 'People ' should be called Contacts.

    'People ' should be called Contacts. sometimes it's a company that;s not a 'human' , thats a firm, an operation lol, not a people/person. ?? People is an awful label for CONTACTS.

    39 votes
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      3 comments  ·  People  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • Unable to edit contacts

      Editing Contacts or Deleting Them. Why can't I do something so simple?

      21 votes
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        18 comments  ·  People  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • 88 votes
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        • Lost contacts I need back...

          Lost all contacts entered into/saving to my default hotmail account on my iphone. They are not in outlook. They were saving to my @hotmail or @outlook alias. Please help!!!

          8 votes
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            4 comments  ·  People  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • Import people from phone

            Can not import cantacts from phone export's .vcf file

            6 votes
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              3 comments  ·  People  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • add contact from email

              Add back the ability to right click on sender to add to contacts

              11 votes
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                9 comments  ·  People  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              • Contact list

                I would like to see the ability to move or copy a contact from the All Contacts listing to one of the Contact lists that I have set up. This would save someone from having to go through your entire listing and copying the emails of the people you would like to add to that list. It would enable me to send emails much more quickly to those people.

                13 votes
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                  1 comment  ·  People  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • Contact List

                  Just recently a bunch of my contacts, especially my groups, became harder to find. They no longer come up when I am drafting a message. I discovered that I have to switch over to the "People" tab then click on "Contact List" just to find them. This is infuriating.

                  18 votes
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                    3 comments  ·  People  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • forwarding stinks

                    Forwarding of mail is almost impossible with your new and improved? version of outlook. You can't select recipients as easily as in past versions and all in all it is a frigging mess. Please bring back the old version. You've put some lipstick on a bull dog but I can't see where you have done unit testing, regression testing, or system testing.

                    5 votes
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                    • People is really bad

                      As much as the e-mail client beta version is good, so much the contact manager "People" is really bad.

                      If you want to classify your contacts in subdirectories to find them quickly, you need to have a contact card with the same name in the "Contact" folder and use the "clean contact" function to link the 2 cards. Otherwise, the contcts are not syncronized on your smartphone.
                      Why keep it simple when Microsoft can get complicated ...
                      I will keep my contact management in Google contacts

                      7 votes
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                        0 comments  ·  People  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • Missing! All contacts/people from F-Z

                        Missing! All contacts/people from F-Z

                        3 votes
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                          4 comments  ·  People  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • no list

                          Going to "People" no longer shows the list of contacts, just the first name. I'd like to be able to see every name on my list occasionally so I can decide whether or not to keep them as contacts. Also, when updating a contact's email address, I can't get rid of the old one, so I have to manually enter the whole new address to send an email to that person. Go back to the old way. You "fixed" what wasn't broke, and broke it.

                          27 votes
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                            0 comments  ·  People  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • Edit the GAL & Address book drop down lists

                            Edit the GAL:
                            When sending an email, you click on the To button; edit Jane; Rt Click it; Properties; rt click Email Addresses; - if she's left I can't delete her.
                            If you select Address Books, none of the All Addresses; All Contacts; All Groups; Room or Users work - can these be edited or removed?
                            If you select the Advanced Find & try part of a Person's name eg Rob, I don't get a list of all Roberts & Robinsons come up, - it just does not work!

                            4 votes
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                              1 comment  ·  People  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            • contact list not updating. Very slow if it ever updates. Editing contacts in main People do not sync with contacts in Group

                              No lagging time between editing contact details to actually able to see and use changes.
                              Changes in Contacts should immediately be reflected and sync with contacts in group list. More intuitive email program, user friendly and more efficient.

                              6 votes
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                                1 comment  ·  People  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                              • when looking at a sent email...you cannot see the entire list of email addresses of people that you sent it to. I want to copy and paste

                                When i send an email to more than 25 or so people and then look into the sent email for the bcc addresses it does not show all of the addresses in the bcc line. I used to be able to copy all of those bcc addresses and send out another email to those same people. Please bring that function back

                                4 votes
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                                • Add multiple contacts to a contact list

                                  It is not possible to go trough All contacts and add one or multiple contacts to a contact list. Only in the list it is possible to lookup people an add them. This is not very practical and people which should be added are forgotten.

                                  3 votes
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                                    2 comments  ·  People  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                  • Exporting a contact list

                                    I want to export a contact list of about 60 contacts into a .csv file, not all my 600 contacts. Why can't I find a way to do it ?

                                    3 votes
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                                      1 comment  ·  People  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                    • can't change name on an email address

                                      can't change name on an email address!

                                      3 votes
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                                      • Improve the search capabilities in online People

                                        The search function online seems weak. It does not find extended strings in the names fields, nor does it include Notes. It really ought to mirror the capabilities of the PC version of Outlook. Thanks

                                        2 votes
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                                        • It's Time to Change the Default Phone Number Format

                                          Once upon a time, long, long ago, dialing an area code was optional. It isn't optional any more. Not on most phone systems anyway. So why do we still put the area code in parentheses? Parentheses indicates that the digits are optional. They still do. They are not optional. This situation is most ridiculous with toll free numbers such as (800) 123-0000. Really?

                                          Either change the formatting to +1 123-456-7890 or let us change it. And don’t fall back on the Windows “Phone and Modem” control panel—it doesn’t work this way. It only lets us change the area code and…

                                          8 votes
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