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  1. Event

    Option to invite people to new events doesn't appear

    8 votes
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  2. Upload a calendar

    There should be a way to upload a calendar from a local (e.g. my laptop) Outlook app to Outlook.com

    8 votes
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  3. Old Colors that pop out to you

    All-Day events no longer pop out with the highlighted colors - those are my monthly reminders and recurring dates that NEED to stand out to me. If anything, the day-to-day appointments and schedule COULD be unhighlighted.

    7 votes
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    0 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”.

  4. Colour missing from calendar events.

    The colour on calendar events does not transfer over from Outlook.

    7 votes
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  5. New feedback from Outlook.com (React)

    How do I invite people to calendar events?

    7 votes
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  6. 7 votes
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  7. Do not get rid of the color coding boxes in new calendar versions

    Do not get rid of the color coding boxes in new calendar versions

    7 votes
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  8. next 7 days view in Calendar

    I would like the calendar to have an optional view of the next 7 days, like in Outlook 365

    6 votes
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  9. details

    -It's not possible to enter details (pictures, informations, ...)in a calendar entry because this field is missing.
    -It would be nice to move and/or copy a calendar entry to another calendar
    -Charms are missing.

    In summary the old version is better.

    6 votes
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  10. Calendars are in the list but events are not showing up in the calendar view

    Calendars are in the list but events are not showing up in the calendar view

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

    Thank you for your feedback. We appreciate that you took the time to write to us.

    You might enjoy the new Outlook experience more with a few changes to your settings, which you can find by clicking the gear icon. Try changing the setting for Conversation view to Off, changing the setting for Reading pane to Hide, and changing the setting for Attachment preview to Off.

    We’re always interested in new ideas, but we need some more specific feedback to fix the problem for you. If you have more detailed suggestions, please update your idea or add a new one.

    You might also find this help article useful: aka.ms/outlookcombetahelp. It has some simple steps to fix common problems.

    -The Outlook.com Team

  11. Invite participants in Calender


    1. Calender entries not possible to forward it to participants

    2. Missing details from the old version

    5 votes
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  12. edit past calendar events and move events to edit

    Consider adding back the ability to edit past calendar events and "moving" the past event to a new future date. This made it super easy to reschedule event that didn't happen or one in which you just want to keep moving forward.

    5 votes
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  13. I share a calendar across the family for each member, and I want to be able to put calendar entries on their calendar

    I would like to create calendar entries on my kids calendars (like I can now with the old interface). I'm using Edge on Win 10, and I do not see a 'calendar' selection. This is required for me to use this calendar … please add this back!

    4 votes
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    0 comments  ·  Calendar  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Thank you for your feedback. We appreciate that you took the time to write to us.

    You might enjoy the new Outlook experience more with a few changes to your settings, which you can find by clicking the gear icon. Try changing the setting for Conversation view to Off, changing the setting for Reading pane to Hide, and changing the setting for Attachment preview to Off.

    We’re always interested in new ideas, but we need some more specific feedback to fix the problem for you. If you have more detailed suggestions, please update your idea or add a new one.

    You might also find this help article useful: aka.ms/outlookcombetahelp. It has some simple steps to fix common problems.

    -The Outlook.com Team

  14. Calender

    Your new calendar does not allow users to manually change repetition dates. Now you can only choose ever day, every week, every month, or every year. I have items that occurring every two weeks I'd like to add to my calendar (or somethings every three weeks) but you offer no way to do that.

    My suggestion is if you're trying to improve something... you add better functions, not take functions away from the old version. Seems like you're going backwards

    4 votes
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  15. Not enough features to fast edit complete entry in calendar

    need more buttons to fast open a complete DETAIL edit form for entries in calendar. Outlook Beta is now more uncomfortable in this point as before.

    4 votes
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  16. Bring Calendar appointment scheduling tools into Beta

    Allow the scheduling settings from the old Calendar to appear in the Beta, e.g. 'every 3 weeks' or 'every 2nd Thursday' are not possible in Beta;

    Beta options are 'every day/week/month/year' and that's it. I have to switch back to the old system to do anything else e.g. a fortnightly appointment.

    4 votes
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  17. Erinnerung Termin

    In the beta Version it is not possible to create a individual reminder for a meeting / apponintment. You just can set the reminder for some steps. In the normal Version you can set a reminder more individual. It would be helpful, when it is possible to get the choise for the reminder like now in the beta when you create the appointment with normal settings, and additional it would be very good if you can set the reminder mor exactly in the appointment.

    4 votes
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  18. Viewing Calendar Appointments

    I want to see category colours as on the old calendar as this helps me to quickly identify the difference between essential and non essential appointments. I also want to be able to see all appointments scheduled in the weekly/monthly view, not just the first appointment input for a particular day. It's deceptive when only one appointment shows up.

    4 votes
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  19. No option to select calendar in beta version.

    No option to select which calendar in beta version. Annoying.

    4 votes
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    Thank you for your feedback. We appreciate that you took the time to write to us.

    You might enjoy the new Outlook experience more with a few changes to your settings, which you can find by clicking the gear icon. Try changing the setting for Conversation view to Off, changing the setting for Reading pane to Hide, and changing the setting for Attachment preview to Off.

    We’re always interested in new ideas, but we need some more specific feedback to fix the problem for you. If you have more detailed suggestions, please update your idea or add a new one.

    You might also find this help article useful: aka.ms/outlookcombetahelp. It has some simple steps to fix common problems.

    -The Outlook.com Team

  20. I cannot delete some calendars.

    I cannot delete some calendars in outlook.com.

    I have some secondary calendars in outlook.com. I tried to delete them, but it didn't work.

    3 votes
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    7 comments  ·  Calendar  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Thank you for your feedback. We appreciate that you took the time to write to us.

    You might enjoy the new Outlook experience more with a few changes to your settings, which you can find by clicking the gear icon. Try changing the setting for Conversation view to Off, changing the setting for Reading pane to Hide, and changing the setting for Attachment preview to Off.

    We’re always interested in new ideas, but we need some more specific feedback to fix the problem for you. If you have more detailed suggestions, please update your idea or add a new one.

    You might also find this help article useful: aka.ms/outlookcombetahelp. It has some simple steps to fix common problems.

    -The Outlook.com Team

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