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  1. 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

    6 votes
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    0 comments  ·  People  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  2. I need some way of identifying where a contact is stored

    For years I've used the desktop Outlook, along with our ISP, to store all contacts. The last few years I've begun to use the People app in Windows 10, because as I understand it, the People app is more associated with Office 365. But the one thing that is really very irritating, is I've no idea at all where the contact is stored. Since I've got years worth of contacts from the old ISP/.PST file, or in the People app used by Outlook.com, I don't know where anything is, until I try to edit it. It's VERY FRUSTRATING to get…

    3 votes
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  3. birthday

    Some birthays are displayed in 2 days (from 23:00 until 23:00). I can't understand why and I don't know how to change it!

    8 votes
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  4. Discontinued email addresses still appear

    Why do old email addresses, long since removed from my list of contacts, still come up in 'suggested contacts'? I've just had a non-delivery notice because I sent an email to an address which no longer exists - MOST ANNOYING. Also, although I've changed the email address in my contact's details, I notice the old one still appears under her name in the list. THIS SHOULD HAVE BEEN CORRECTED LONG AGO.

    2 votes
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  5. People Wishlist

    People Wishlist
    Be able to give a Category (with a color associated) to Contacts!

    2 votes
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  6. Unable to import contacts to Outlook 365 from Outlook app in the computer

    Unable to import contacts to Outlook 365 from Outlook app in the computer. Tried CSV and PST files, nothing works. There seem to be a mismatch in formats.

    3 votes
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  7. Tie contacts to Events

    It would be helpful if Contacts/People could be tied to Calendar Events- so there was a history (or link to the event) under the Contact's listing. Not every event is a Meeting- make a way to show Calls and Emails (or let us define a few ways).

    1 vote
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  8. Contacts Archive

    Contacts Archive: Instead of having to delete old contatcs it might sometimes be useful to archive them. but not get them anymore in the current views/ search. But also not to loose them by deleting them.

    2 votes
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  9. Suggestion of duplicate contacts in search

    In my search there are duplicate contacts. Ex: Uber. As a suggestion of contacts I can not delete.

    1 vote
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  10. Contacts are broken

    Maybe this has something to do with integration with Android, but my contacts are all screwed up now. I have four separate contacts for one person, three for three different types of emails, and one that just has a photo. None of them have any information I have entered in the past including phone number, birthday, etc., and all four of them say "Add to contacts" even though they have obviously been in my contact list before. When I try to merge these contacts, they do not show up under the merge function, and when I try to edit a…

    1 vote
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  11. Unwanted contact groups on Exchange Active Sync

    Exchange Active Sync displays additional groups that do not exist on Outlook.com. These are groups "Agent Registery Contacts", "Facebook Contacts" and "Google Contacts". It's a mess...
    Please delete them to have the same list of contacts as on Outlook.com.

    3 votes
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  12. bugs GRAVE avec les contacts

    Bug with contacts ! when i imported my mailbox, a lot aof contacts appears that i don't know and i never communicate with there ! ! ! Sometimes, unknow adresses are suggested, these adresses don't exist in my adress book and in "contact suggested" ! ! !

    3 votes
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  13. new edited contact display name should update directly to all email

    new edited contact display name should update directly to all email (include email receive few months ago

    2 votes
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  14. Horizontal scroll bar missing

    03-20-2019
    Horizontal scroll bar missing in the People page. Was there yesterday. Using Chrome on Win7.

    1 vote
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  15. Place calls via Skype from Contacts

    When I click a phone number in Contacts place a call via Skype in Outlook.com

    This seems like a obvious feature but for some reason is missing.

    1 vote
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  16. Microsoft is corrupt selling our email addresses!!!

    Microsoft is corrupted selling our email addresses!!!

    2 votes
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  17. Only 50 contacts are displayed in a contact list

    Using Outlook.com Beta, only the first 50 contacts are displayed in a contact list. How do I display all 60 contacts.

    30 votes
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  18. show birthdays on calendar

    If I have a birthday set for a contact, why can I not see it on the calendar?

    1 vote
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  19. My colleagues

    Hello ,
    I work as an admin staff and It's really time consuming when making a group chat where there is hundreds of company emails to add in the group .
    Right now , the only way is to add emails one by one which is very time consuming for me or maybe some others who work as an admin / office.

    I would like to suggest an idea like copy and pasting as much as emails as we want to , Example ( solari1@hotmail.com;solari2@hotmail.com;solari3@hotmail.com) Adding the " ; " Right beside the mail can…

    1 vote
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  20. Automatically change the contact info in "Group contacts" after editing a specific contact info in "People" list.

    This is a big help so the user doesn't need to check and update all the group contact where the contact is included.

    5 votes
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