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  1. Can't edit website added in Windows 10 app on the web, nor see website added on the web in Windows 10 app

    If I add a website for a contact in the People app on my Windows 10 PC, it appears on Outlook.com under the label "Web page", but if I click on "Edit contact" on the web, the field "Web page" does not appear in the Edit contact window and I can't edit it. If I add a personal web page on Outlook.com on the web, it appears on Outlook.com under the label "Personal web page", but it does not appear in the Windows 10 People app.

    Please make the web app and the Windows 10 app synchronize and display the…

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  2. Make labels of phone numbers and email addresses consistent with Windows 10 app

    Make the labels of phone numbers and email addresses the same on the Outlook.com website as in the Windows 10 People app. For example, People on the web says "Organization phone" and just "Email", whereas the Windows 10 People app says "Company phone", "Personal email" and "Work email". Both should say "organization" rather than "company" because it is more general and both should have the "personal" and "work" labels for emails.

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  3. Google's export to CSV is not properly parsed by Microsoft's import from CSV.

    For contacts, Google's export to CSV uses field names that Microsoft's import does not understand. The result is the unknown fields are saved in the Notes field. This is very clumsy import and forces the user to perform LOTS of editing. You show an example of some fields in a few records in the .csv file, but not enough for the user to know the import of the CSV will result in a good set of contacts. You need to provide a mapping of what Google uses for field names to what you use for field names. Since Google and…

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  4. Add merge option, instead of or in addition to linking

    Linking results in hidden entries. Later the user may not realize that a contact has linked entries (unless they happen to check). Rather than linking the contacts, especially after importing, add a Merge button that pre-selects the duplicate entries, presents the list, and lets the user merge the duplicates. Then there is just one entry per contact.

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  5. Subfolders for people

    Would like subfolders

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  6. This is terrible.

    Cannot Remove Autocomplete History

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  7. LinkedIn integration improvements.

    Allow to search for LinkedIn account to attach with the contact.
    I have different name for a person, Outlook searches with that name only. Even if I have that person in my LinkedIn, there is no way to tell outlook that.

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  8. UNLINK CONTACTS FEATURE

    Even though my contacts on the PC outlook version are ok, when viewing the same synced contacts on outlook.live, many contacts appear linked and messed up.
    For example :
    -Contact 1 has the a home number
    - Contact 2 has the same home number

    Outlook.live merges contacts 1 & 2 into one, which is wrong.

    I had to delete all contacts from outlook.live and use google people to resolve this,

    Please see that this feature is fixed or disabled.
    User must choose if and which contacts to be merged into one.

    Thanks. I believe this is very important!

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  9. Contacts added feature

    Also in Google Contacts, there's a Favourite (Star) feature; so the Contact can be saved into the Favourite's section of the Contact reflected on the PC and the App on Android Phone.

    Best regards

    Vincentius Kivits

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  10. Add Extra Fields in Contacts!

    I suggest that you make it available to put multiple web page addresses as Gmail Contacts does! Although I like Outlook much better for email, calendar and contacts, I find it that Google Contacts is a bit more reliable. Sorry Guys, I do wish that you were Better though!

    Best regards
    Vincentus Kivits

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  11. Cannot access details for my contacts in outlook.live.com/people

    only displays names and cannot find the original contact info from when i added them to msn, just names only. their original hotmail email would be much more useful, and have lots of 'name isn't available' entries. I don't even know if i should delete these or not since I can't see their msn id to know who it is for sure to delete.

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  12. Update the People section of Outlook!

    Update the People section of Outlook similar as Google Contacts. The layout is old, the contact management is bad e synchronization doesn't work well most of the time. Launch a People app for Android too.

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  13. Please make People app web more powerful


    • Allow unlimited value for same attribute. For example unlimited value for email, mobile, etc for a contact.

    • Allow setting a default country to handle default country code prefix and mobile number auto formatting based on country. - Allow import export of VCF from web version of People.

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  14. Help

    I seem to have lost the ability to add a name or edit a name in my group contact list I have. Please help

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  15. Cannot change photo on contact??!!!!

    Cannot change photo on contact nor can I delete the photo. Am able to upload new photo however the old photo shows up even after a refresh of the page.

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  16. Can't delete all deleted contact!

    I import contact from google contact to outlook via excel file. I upload 2 times fail and 1 time successful. I see many duplicated contact in my list. So I delete all before re-upload. Last time, upload successful.
    In my Blackberry 10, many duplicated contact synced. I don't know why. I guess it synced contact in delete box in to my cellphone also.
    I try to delete contact in delete box. But Outlook don't allow to delete all, only 50 contact per time. I angry with this. You can make this easy by select all and delete. You can show…

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  17. 13 votes
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  18. RECIPIENT NAME AUTOFILL NON EXISTENT

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

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  19. 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.

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  20. import of contacts

    Import of people and contacts needs to indicate status and what contacts are being processed.

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