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  1. Turn an Email / Calendar Invite into a Teams thread.

    Have the ability to send an email to a group E.g. Interest Rate Changes and instead of sending emails back have the ability to turn into a chat underneath and in Teams. Like how Spark email does it at the moment with the Discuss email feature.

    Would also be good for internal conversations on calendar invites, if someone wants to propose a new time or add info to the agenda. The calendar invite could become a Teams chat and files and chat could start around that meeting.

    19 votes
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  2. Make links to online meetings available from the notification

    When a meeting contains a link to an online meeting (GTM, Zoom, etc), display the link in the notification so the event doesn't have to be opened to join the meeting. I'd rather the notification just be native, but if not at least there's a reason to not use MacOS's notification system

    10 votes
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  3. New message, meeting should be in toolbar like in web client

    New message, meeting should be in toolbar like in web client (these things should really be consistent).. it's much better to put all operation in the toolbar instead of randomly splitting this one off and segregating it by itself in the blue area... took me 5-10mins to find it 🙁

    5 votes
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  4. Rearrange Accounts

    I would love to be able to arrange my email accounts, like have them in the order I want instead of the automatic ordering from AtoZ.

    9 votes
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  5. Conversation threading should be a per-folder setting

    Conversation threading should be a per-folder setting, so, for example, my Inbox could have it on and my Sent Mail could have it off.

    13 votes
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  6. Add feature already in Windows (Previous/Next)

    Mirror Windows version function related to "After moving or deleting an open item" and the option to return, open previous or next. Also, add previous/next buttons to email windows.

    8 votes
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  7. Bring back ability to add multiple conference rooms in the meeting

    There was a really handy ability in scheduling assistance to add multiple rooms at ones and have an ability to understand its load / when meeting start/stop, etc.
    Please bring that back. Adding one at a time is way too complicated.

    3 votes
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  8. Upgrade Searching for Contacts in the compose To: Field (Search the domain for contacts)

    If I type "support" in the To: field, I get a contact suggestion for "support@microsoft.com"

    I want to be able to type "microsoft" and get this suggestion as well. (As every other client I have ever tested already supports this...)

    Throw in native integration with mac's contacts as well for extra credit.

    3 votes
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  9. Create an option to duplicate calendar events

    This has long been a feature of 3rd party apps like Fantastical and I don't understand why Outlook doesn't have it yet. It's such a no-brainer and so handy. Right-click an event | Duplicate.

    4 votes
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  10. Move the "Private" event toggle out from the Status drop down and into its own checkbox

    Currently, if you want to change an events' status and mark it private, you have to go into the same status drop down twice. "Private" should be moved into its own dedicated checkbox or switch, like it used to be.

    3 votes
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  11. Export this UI to the rest of Office

    I love the new simple UI. Please export to the rest of Office for Mac.

    3 votes
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  12. Search Results Displayed After Search Box Cleared

    There does not seems to be an intuitive way to clear a search and have Outlook display all items. I cleared out the search bar at the top of the window, but Outlook still only displayed the search results.

    3 votes
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  13. The trash can icon on the message line can cause lost emails

    I've noticed some of my emails were disappearing when I clicked on them. I found out I would by chance quickly click where the trash can icon was and delete the email. Can that somehow be changed, removed from that location?

    1 vote
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  14. Modify the ribbon in compose mode

    Please, please let me customize the ribbon in compose view. When "switch background" got added, it pushed "Signatures" off the screen in full-screen mode. Now it's a five-click process to add a single signature and send a message (right arrow, signature, specific signature, left-arrow, send) versus three (signatures, specific, send).

    3 votes
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  15. Sync Category Colors with Windows Version

    I regularly operate between the Windows and Mac version of Outlook, would love to see the category colors be consistent between the two worlds

    3 votes
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  16. Reduce font size in the Inbox view

    The font size is too large proportionally to all other fonts in the UI.

    Adjusting the existing font size setting applies globally and does not address the proportion issue, making the other UI fonts (which are great at the default size) too small.

    Coupled with the inability to hide message preview text, the current size notably limits the # of items that can be viewed.

    Thanks for your consideration.

    15 votes
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  17. Implement web's reading pane

    Outlook for Web condenses the conversation nicely; expanding only the most recent message and giving a preview of the others. You can then expand each previous message separately if you need more context.

    I LOVE the Outlook web app and want it as a native macOS app.

    15 votes
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  18. few items: I cannot extend the width of the columns. I cannot turn off the 1 line email preview (the option is greyed out in the menu).

    few items: I cannot extend the width of the columns. I cannot turn off the 1 line email preview (the option is greyed out in the menu).

    5 votes
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  19. Give both mark as read and mark as unread option when multiple emails are selected

    When selecting multiple emails with varying read/unread statuses, only one option (mark as read/mark as unread) is available.

    I'd like to have both options in the context menu.

    5 votes
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  20. Easy was to toggle Sidebar

    There is no easy way to toggle the Sidebar, when extended/open, you need to go to the view menu but once collapsed/closed. there's a nice icon to extend it again.
    This icon should always be visible to the user.

    19 votes
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