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  1. Discontinued email addresses still appear

    Why do old email addresses, long since removed from my list of contacts, still come up in 'suggested contacts'? I've just had a non-delivery notice because I sent an email to an address which no longer exists - MOST ANNOYING. Also, although I've changed the email address in my contact's details, I notice the old one still appears under her name in the list. THIS SHOULD HAVE BEEN CORRECTED LONG AGO.

    7 votes
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  2. Contact list

    when i am sending emails to multiple contacts my list ends halfway through and i then have to add them separately. The other thing is when i put in a contact name who is in my contacts and regularly used it will come up with all this people who are not on my contact list but does not show me the one that is. It concerns me that this may happen to other people who i do not know and they are given my email address.

    9 votes
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  3. Department dropdown in people

    Need to have a drop down of departments in people web part as the way in previous version to enable click and view of people under a department rather have to type in search.

    1 vote
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  4. I would like to use the colour categories also with an IMAP account

    I would like to use the colour categories for contacts also with an IMAP account

    1 vote
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  5. 90 votes
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  6. Improve the search capabilities in online People

    The search function online seems weak. It does not find extended strings in the names fields, nor does it include Notes. It really ought to mirror the capabilities of the PC version of Outlook. Thanks

    9 votes
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  7. second address

    someone had two home or business address but outlook only can set one

    1 vote
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  8. Problem finding Contacts list

    I can't find my Contacts list where it used to be. I need to edit some and can't see where they are?

    4 votes
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  9. 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…

    2 votes
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  10. Display, sort and search contacts by nickname

    Please add an option to display contacts' nicknames (if entered) in the contact list instead of their full names, sort the contact list by nicknames, and display contacts whose nickname matches a search query in the search results.

    2 votes
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  11. 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…

    2 votes
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  12. 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.

    2 votes
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  13. Suggestion of duplicate contacts in search

    In my search there are duplicate contacts. Ex: Uber. As a suggestion of contacts I can not delete.

    4 votes
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  14. 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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  15. where did people go???

    why do i have apps like word, office, etc. instead of people, calendar, etc on the 3x3 icon next to outlook. I am in outlook, if i want word, I would click in on my task bar.

    3 votes
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  16. Contacts in folders do not sync with People nor with Android Contacts

    I should be able to create a Folder to group related contacts together, and have contacts in the folder sync to the People app on Windows 10 and the Android Contacts app on my phone.

    Currently, when I move a contact from the default Contacts folder to a custom subfolder (i.e. Family, Employees, Friends), the contacts no longer sync to the Windows 10 People app. Those contacts also do not sync to the Android Contacts app.

    Please update the integration and syncing with other apps so that contacts in custom folders will also sync.

    14 votes
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  17. problem removing email address

    Hi, Did NOT save contact after removal of an email address from a contact that has multiple email addresses.

    1 vote
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  18. This is terrible.

    Cannot Remove Autocomplete History

    2 votes
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  19. Contact lists in Surname order but not when added to email

    I have created several contact lists and sorted the contents in Surname order. Why though when I add the contact list to an email does it show in First name order?
    This makes it extremely awkward to check I am sending my email to all the people I need to.

    3 votes
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  20. 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!

    2 votes
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