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  1. 4 votes
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  2. delete system folder

    There are two ghost folders in my account that I cannot delete. LinkedIn Contacts and Google Contacts appear in my Outlook file, but don't show on Outlook.com (without a IE6 workaround). How can I get these folders out of there?

    4 votes
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  3. contact in outlook app in Android phone can't show the second mobile number of the same person

    contact in outlook app in Android phone can't show the second mobile number of the same person

    3 votes
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  4. Bring back the Lists icon for each contact, so that I can see at a glance whether someone is on a list, rather than having to search the who

    Facility to check which contact lists a contact is on from that contact's entry in People. Managing Contacts in Classic had this feature. There was an icon to click on to see which lists an individual contact belonged to. This icon has gone in Beta version. Now I have to search through every contact list to see who is on or not. Very tedious and a waste of my time!

    5 votes
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  5. RECIPIENT NAME AUTOFILL NON EXISTENT

    BETTER RECIPIENT NAME PREDICTION!
    Please improve the recipient adress autofill suggestions, based on conversations, NOT ONLY ON SAVED CONTACTS.

    1 vote
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  6. Intégration Calendar/Contact/Map

    What's going on with this outlook.com?
    When we add the address in a contact, it is not possible to see on the map Bing with a click? I have to copy and pass this address..
    2) When scheduling an appointment with a contact in the calendar there is no way to add a contact as a place.
    What kind of Outlook integration has?

    3 votes
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  7. Imprimir Contato

    In Outlook, you can get a printer friendly window to print an e-mail or your calendar schedule but not a Contact Information in People.
    Using the right button will include the side menus
    It used to be possible in older versions and also in Live Mail.

    1 vote
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  8. 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

    6 votes
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  9. Notes in Contacts

    Notes in Contacts

    5 votes
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  10. People/contacts not clear

    Linking several contacts removes them from the All Contracts list and there is not explanation as to how to find them or work with thim, or Unlink them. Further, there is no easy way to copy contacts from All Contacts to a contact list and Outlook emptied my contact lists since I set them up in 2014. Very hard to work with, nothing at all like Hotmail was before you absorbed it and ruined it.

    2 votes
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  11. Public folder - contacts- display problem

    Some of our users have problems viewing contacts in a public folder containing contacts.

    The problem is that when you search for a contact in the list and the current display setting is "Contacts", if you open the item to see the details, there are fields that are empty or the data is erroneous.

    You can see all the good and missing details if you change the current display "Contacts" to "Business Card".

    I opened a Microsoft ticket on this in the past and the Exchange Online support team was able to reproduce the problem on their side with an…

    1 vote
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  12. Exporting contacts is very limited

    There needs to be a way to export select contacts only or contacts in a contacts list.

    2 votes
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  13. Extension Attributes/ Custom Attributes

    In our on premise Exchange, we exposed (and relabeled) Extension Attributes 1 - 4 in the address book. Can we get the option to customize pages in the address list in O365? Or is there a way to expose those attributes in SharePoint online by lookup?

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  14. 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…

    10 votes
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  15. 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

    3 votes
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  16. Address book

    address book (People has disappeared). How can I edit my group lists?

    3 votes
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  17. Contacts birthday shifted

    Birthday on contacts card ist shifted one day back, while in the old view the date is correct. Very annoying.

    Many functions missing: connected accounts, remove - add birthday calendar, rules and last but not least proper sync of contacts with Outlook!

    35 votes
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  18. Stop changing people's names

    I sent an email to someone, say "Maria@outlook.com". THEN I set her up as a contact in People, with the name "Social - Maria". Plus I added her to a contact Group List. BUT outlook keeps changing her name to "Maria" rather than keeping the name that I input of "Social - Maria".

    How do I get outlook to stop changing her name? I WANT THE NAME I INPUT.

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  19. Automatic contact linking

    My contacts are linking automatically if they use a joint email account which is deleting one of the contacts. This causes a major headache as I am getting texts and calls and it no longer has the other persons name as it automatically linked it

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  20. Yomi-name contacts not in order with English ones!

    Outlook People (Web version) does not put contacts with a Yomi (phonetic) name (such as Chinese) along with all 'normal' English contacts. The UWP app can do that, however.

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