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  1. Contacts birthday

    Unfortunatly, I have to switch from my beautiful Windows Phone to Android. On Android I have installed the outlook app and want to synchronize all my outlook contacts with the Android contacts list. Pictures, mails Adresse, home addresses and phone numbers were synchronized. HOWEVER, The birthdays were not synchronized which is really bad! And when adding a new contact there are only limited person informations that can be added. Even birthdays cannot be added. PLEASE FIX!

    3 votes
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  2. 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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  3. group email

    Cannot search on group names to send an email.

    1 vote
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  4. Contact's list

    Where is my full contact's list ?

    24 votes
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  5. forwarding stinks

    Forwarding of mail is almost impossible with your new and improved? version of outlook. You can't select recipients as easily as in past versions and all in all it is a frigging mess. Please bring back the old version. You've put some lipstick on a bull dog but I can't see where you have done unit testing, regression testing, or system testing.

    12 votes
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  6. Import people from phone

    Can not import cantacts from phone export's .vcf file

    16 votes
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  7. Exporting a contact list

    I want to export a contact list of about 60 contacts into a .csv file, not all my 600 contacts. Why can't I find a way to do it ?

    17 votes
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  8. Edit Contact, Add More... - Doesn't give option to add additional email addresses after two.

    Edit Contact, Add More... - Doesn't give option to add additional email addresses after two.

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  9. 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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  10. multiple contact lists

    You need to create a way to set up separate contact lists so we could perform mail merges. Now you can only do a mail merge with every contact in your list.

    3 votes
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  11. Edit the GAL & Address book drop down lists

    Edit the GAL:
    When sending an email, you click on the To button; edit Jane; Rt Click it; Properties; rt click Email Addresses; - if she's left I can't delete her.
    If you select Address Books, none of the All Addresses; All Contacts; All Groups; Room or Users work - can these be edited or removed?
    If you select the Advanced Find & try part of a Person's name eg Rob, I don't get a list of all Roberts & Robinsons come up, - it just does not work!

    6 votes
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  12. Notes in Contacts

    Notes in Contacts

    5 votes
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  13. can't change name on an email address

    can't change name on an email address!

    3 votes
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  14. 4 votes
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  15. cant select secondary email address tied to contact

    I used to be able to just quickly go through my contacts and "click", "click", "click" and get all the contacts I needed to send an email, even the secondary email address for a contact which was indented below the primary. Looks like this functionality is gone

    3 votes
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  16. distribution list selecting contact email address

    Currently when adding a contact to a distribution list, if the contact has multiple e-mail addresses, the distribution list will default to using the first e-mail address associated with that contact. Currently the work around is to create an individual contact card for each e-mail address, which makes for a messy contacts database and difficulty in tracking contacts. The ability should be added to allow users to select which e-mail address is used when adding a contact to a distribution list.

    4 votes
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  17. Family Contact List

    Our family base set of contacts we all care about, such as our core family and friends. It would be super helpful if we could have a family contact list much in the same way Outlook.com provides the family calendar feature. That way we can all share/manage that core list. As it is now my wife and I have to manage our contact lists separately, which creates a lot of unnecessary work. I can share a contact, but that is a "point-in-time" share. If one of us makes updates to that contact again, the other does not receive the change.…

    13 votes
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  18. Lost contacts I need back...

    Lost all contacts entered into/saving to my default hotmail account on my iphone. They are not in outlook. They were saving to my @hotmail or @outlook alias. Please help!!!

    17 votes
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  19. Add multiple contacts to a contact list

    It is not possible to go trough All contacts and add one or multiple contacts to a contact list. Only in the list it is possible to lookup people an add them. This is not very practical and people which should be added are forgotten.

    6 votes
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  20. Microsoft People mobile app

    Create a "Microsoft People" app for Android and iOS.

    3 votes
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