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  2. [Suggestion]:How to sync outlook contacts on android phone?

    How can I sync outlook contacts on android phone without having google account. I know there is a one time method to export contacts from outlook to csv file and then import them into the Contacts app. But how can I enable synchronization so whenever I add a new contact to outlook it will appear in my android contacts or another way around adding contact into my phone will appear in my outlook people list.

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  4. [Suggestion]:Show comma when lastname first...

    Did you know showing names like "lastname, firstname" includes a ","? Why is it so hard?

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  5. [Suggestion]:limit search to contacts in my contacts lists

    Hi,

    When I search for someone in Outlook People or in the To field of a new e-mail message in Outlook Mail (or even the search bar of Outlook Calendar), a number of contacts/e-mail addresses appear I do not know:

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    Where do they come from and how can I avoid these names to appear?

    Kind regards

    Stijn

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  6. Adding Adresses in People

    Adding addresses in People should search Bing Maps for addresses.

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  7. Is there any way to communicate with someone at Microsoft who knows what they are doing?

    I was referred here by Microsoft Support when they couldn't help. The outlook functions are causing mail on my iPhone to frequently freeze and my contacts list to drop large numbers of contacts and then recover the missing Contacts after I reboot the phone. Apple insists that this is an Outlook problem.

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  8. save all email addresses of emails sent

    Function to save all email addresses of emails sent

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  9. "Recent People" list naming

    The title of the "Recent People" list that shows up when you left click on the "To" field during a new email draft is somewhat misleading. While the list CAN be a list of recent people, it would be more accurate for it to be a phrasing something along the lines of "Frequently Contacted" instead, since the Autocomplete cache is run on a weighted system and the suggestions listed from a single click are what the Outlook heuristics determine are the most heavily contacted individuals in the Autocomplete list. Right now there is room for misinterpretation for "Recent People" to…

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  10. .wab file import

    Create the possibility to import contact information from an old .wab file (from Outlook Express) into Outlook.com.

    Alternatively, provide a simple utility to read .wab files and output the information into a .csv file, which seems to already be supported for transferring contact information.

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  11. Outlook Contacts

    In setting up a group, why do the members names list by e-mail????? It sucks because you can't tell who they are!!!!!!!

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  12. Link people to calendar event by cell number instead fo an email

    As email address is no longer dominating method of people/contact identification in address book, now it is cell phone numberis main id method of contact identification that would be quite useful feature to link people from address book to calendar event using cell phone number. At the present time it is possible just for contact which email I have.

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  13. I would like to be able to record my name, and hear how others say their names

    I would like to be able to record my name, and hear how other people say their own names in Outlook and Teams. We have a diverse workforce and pronouncing names is often just guesswork and it is frustrating. It should be possible to hover over someone's name in Outlook and click on a speaker icon or something to hear them say their name.

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  14. Combine People from Microsoft and Gmail account

    In the People App in Windows 10 both accounts are shown in one list. You can see if a contact is from Gmail or Outlook or both at "How you're connected".
    In outlook.live.com/people/ they are two separate lists (different browser tab). It should be one list so that the app and browser version have the same behavior and the same contacts.

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  15. Let us un-set contact photo

    There should be a way to "unset" contact photo. I have a bunch of contacts from back when contacts were imported from Facebook, I think it was, and they have somewhat nonsense/old photos that I'd like to restore to the two-letter badge. That'd be more useful than old photos, especially on contacts that are just an email address imported from Facebook.

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  16. Outlook issues

    I do not like OUTLOOK!! First is could not find "People". Then when I tried to set up a group, My Name came up first and then the 8 others I added were only listed by e-mail. I HATE THAT!!! How can their names by Listed instead of the circle with a letter and an e-mail which means diddly squat. You are not user friendly at all. The improvements SUCK.

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  17. Delete duplicates instead of linking

    The merge function for contacts should actually MERGE information in a single contact, instead of linking two identical ones!

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  18. reset child password

    It should be much easier for a parent to reset a child's password without needing to change an account type or delete/re-create the account. The password security question answers are being rejected as insufficient, even though there's nothing else I can add. I can't reset it from the Family settings (even though I could delete the account from the family, and create a new account, but that means the email address will change.).

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  19. 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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  20. other not good enough

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

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