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  1. think outside the MS box, think like a user might

    i want to see EVERY phone number for my contacts, not just the one YOU want to show me.

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  2. other not good enough

    allow Custom name for cell phone -
    'Marys Cell' is better than 'other'...duh.

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  3. Tags to contacts

    Can you please add tags to contacts, similar to photos, so that contacts can belong to different groups ? This not for the same use as contact lists, but to share groups

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  4. I want to create a group of more than 50

    what if you want to create a group of more than 50

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  5. Outlook for IOS does't work properly with Outlook.com

    It's really a shame. After using Outlook since the 1990's I have had enough. Enter a new contact into the Contacts app on your iPhone and it appears at Outlook.com on the web, but does NOT appear in contacts in Outlook for IOS. Enter a new contact in Outlook for IOS on your iPhone and it appears on Outlook.com and in the Contacts app on the iPhone, BUT if you then close everything and go searching for it in Outlook for IOS, only the first phone number shows up. At the same time, the whole thing shows up in the…

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  6. I think having yellow colored people emojis by default that cannot be changed is UNACCEPTABLE

    How is it possible that the color of the people emojis is stuck on yellow? Why are there colors offered if they can't be changed? Why can't my emoji people have dark skin??? Unacceptable! Outlook.com Support and the engineers team says "it can not be changed" Ridiculous!

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  7. Please add a new field called "Relation" to the address

    Please add a new field called "Relation" to the address, so we can enter values such as friend, acquaintance, enemy, frenemy, lover, FB, spouse, etc.

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  8. No groups for Google Contacts

    After linking to Gmail I see contacts but not their groups.

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  9. Add a photo to your contacts

    Dear Outlook Support,
    The zoom feature is back, however, when I try to upload an image, it briefly appears until 'Done' is clicked on. As someone said on UserVoice, something about 'GMAIL does it this way.' As such, I would urge you to contact Google for assistance in how they go about uploading pictures. I am sure that the information can be freely exchanged.

    Keep at it,
    Ryan Robison

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  10. Please get People 365 up to speed

    After all this time, many years, why do I still have to go into Outlook on the desktop to organise my contacts into categories????? Is the feature ever going to be included in People 365????

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  11. People Icon under All Apps

    When I am in desktop outlook mail and click the APPS dots icon to the left of the word outlook in the upper left, why would the people/contacts icon not be one of the main ones showing. you have to click All Apps to see People. That should be there in the first list.

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  12. Record Count for People (Contacts)

    record count for contacts in "All Contacts" & "My Contacts"

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  13. All my contact folders are empty

    All my contact folders are empty.
    I have stored my contacts always in outlook.com now all my contacts are lost and I have no access to them. Skype contacts export file CSV is not compatible with outlook import :S
    I can see that all my contact folders are in deleted items folder when I try to import with outlook desktop client - because it shows folder tree - but I cant access them -great job microsoft. thumbs down

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  14. There is a UI issue when 2 contacts share an email

    I have 2 contacts with the same email address. Different names, different phone numbers. If I click on one of the contacts, it shows their info correctly. If I then click to the other contact, only some of the info is correct. The phone number is still the one from the previous contact. However, if I click on a completely different contact and then click on the second contact, the information is displayed correctly. It appears that the details pane is not refreshing completely if the email address is the same.

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  15. LinkedIn - Choose the matching profile

    I can’t connect email to my LinkedIn profile.

    Please add the ability to add a company profile in LinkIn to an Outlook contact, and not just personal profiles.

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  16. groups

    having a facility to find out which groups a person is attached to
    This used to be available on a previuos version i think by hovering over ***

    igned in tool bar and was very useful

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  17. Kurdish Sorani Language for Outlook

    Kurdish Sorani Langauge
    Unfortunately, Outlook used to have Kurdish Language, but now they have removed Kurdish, I do not understand why. I can see all the language, but not Kurdish. such a shame.

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  18. contacts not junk mail in contact file

    why is it ? you put incoming junk email addresses to my contact account? this is offensive.

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  19. E-mail address has title now added

    Why has a title of "MRS" been added to my e-mail address?

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  20. I don't see a "People" tab to view and edit my contacts

    I don't have a "People" tab to get to my contacts

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