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  1. why no email reminder option

    Bring back email reminders

    39 votes
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  2. calendar event description

    I was unable to add event description. Is it possible now? Only title, place, time, repetition, reminder is available. Option to add/edit event description is must-have. Otherwise it looks and works fine.

    31 votes
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  3. Calendar updates

    I don't like what's just changed in Outlook Calendar. I used to enjoy dragging and dropping events from one day to another. Is this gone? Please bring it back. It was very useful, Thanks.

    30 votes
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  4. Add ability to search multiple calendars simultaneously

    Users have the option to create multiple calendars and share calendars with other users. All calendars can be displayed, but the search feature only searches one calendar at a time.

    30 votes
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  5. Calendar reminder emails cannot be set/edited any longer (since Feb 1st, 2019)

    Calendar reminder emails cannot be set/edited any longer (since Feb 1st, 2019)

    28 votes
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  6. Why mess around with Calendar?

    New calendar can't send email reminders. I use Calendar to send myself email reminders of events. In the new Outlook version you took away the ability to click directly into the email reminder to change the date of the calendar event - which I complained about months ago with no response. Now you have messed it up even more, taking away the option to send myself email reminders of calendar events at all. A pop-up reminder on my lock screen is absolutely useless - I need to receive an email reminder as I have done for years. Why mess around…

    28 votes
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  7. 27 votes
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  8. New feedback from Outlook.com (React)

    How do you add further detail to your Calendar appointments? The old version had a box you could type further details in.

    26 votes
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  9. New feedback from Outlook.com (React)

    Calendar--what happened to inviting other people? Under the beta, I don't see any way to invite other individuals to the appointment.

    21 votes
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  10. 20 votes
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    8 comments  ·  Calendar  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Thank you for your feedback! We have just released an option to switch to more saturated calendar colors in the new Outlook on the web.

    If you would like to try out this experience, please click on the gear icon in the top right of your calendar module to access your settings, and toggle “Bold event colors”.

  11. calendar attachments

    Should be able to have the funtionality to add attachments to calendar events

    17 votes
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  12. Summary page/Highlight order/delivery details

    Outlook had a feature where it would pull out key information like delivery dates, package details etc (much like the flight details previously mentioned) This feature was great for quickly what you had going on and include them into the calendar automatically.

    Also, perhaps create a summary page that pulls out all details like these on to a single visual page, alongside and due tasks and events for the next 7 days.

    17 votes
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  13. 16 votes
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    4 comments  ·  Calendar  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Thank you for your feedback! We have just released an option to switch to more saturated calendar colors in the new Outlook.

    If you would like to try out this experience, please click on the gear icon in the top right of your calendar module to access your settings, and toggle “Bold event colors”.

  14. Beta Calendar missing functionality of prior calendar

    It seems other have the same opinion, but the Beta Calendar is missing a lot of the useful functionality of the prior calendar. Missing the view pane that shows all calendar entries for a day, doesn't allow for setting up reminders, and doesn't have the message area for recording important information about the calendar entry. I have having to toggle the calendar off of Beta in order to make it useful. Then I have to toggle back to Beta for my inbox because the older version keeps losing hot links... Nightmare... Hope there are plans to get the calendar functionality…

    16 votes
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    5 comments  ·  Calendar  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Thank you for your feedback! The deployment for notes, adding attendees, and reminders in a calendar event in the Outlook.com beta is now complete. If you refresh, you should be able to see the experience. We are reviewing the feedback for calendar entries in a day and will reply back when we have an update.

  15. New feedback from Outlook.com (React)

    When creating a new event in the beta calendar I can't invite other people

    16 votes
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  16. Invite people to calendar event

    Please add back the option to invite\add people to calendar events.

    16 votes
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  17. Calendar

    In the old calendar, I had all my appointments colour coded (Medical, Classes, various categories etc.) and was very impressed with how it all synced with my iPhone and iPad but now the colours dont come up the same and it the calendar looks very enimic. I wish I could go back to the old way. As I printed out the calendar to put on wall and could follow everything clearly, since the changes I have had trouble printing the calendar etc.

    15 votes
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    1 comment  ·  Calendar  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Thank you for your feedback! We have just released an option to switch to more saturated calendar colors in the new Outlook.

    If you would like to try out this experience, please click on the gear icon in the top right of your calendar module to access your settings, and toggle “Bold event colors”.

  18. calendar switch between

    In the old Version i am able to switch a calendar entry from one calendar to annother (i.e. from the private calendar to the family calendar). In the Beta version i see no way to chande the calendar?

    15 votes
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  19. Better week view

    Hi, would be great if there was week agenda view where you had 7 boxes, one for each day of the week, arranged more like a paper diary so you can see each entry. At the moment with week view being tall narrow columns you can't see overlapping entries well; if entries were listed one above the other each day you could read them all clearly. Bing search "weekly planner view" or similar. Thanks

    15 votes
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  20. ICS

    On the previous version of Outlook.com, when someone would email me a .ics attachment, I was given the option to add the event directly to my calendar. This seems to be missing from the beta and I can only download the ics as an attachment.

    15 votes
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