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  1. Reoccurring appointments

    Under the custom options for reoccurring appointments, it would be nice to see hourly as an option. I have multiple tasks that need to be completed every 6 hours, and others more frequently. Currently, I have to create multiple appointments per day and set them for a daily reoccurrence. It would be nice to only make 1 appointment and set it for x hours reoccurrence.

    3 votes
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  2. Return Sort by Flag status option

    Not able to sort by Flag - clicking on column does not work, menu option is not there

    17 votes
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  3. feature to "show all messages from this conversation" is not there anymore

    feature to "show all messages from this conversation" is not there anymore

    9 votes
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  4. 3 votes
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  5. Provide O365 password expiry reminder

    FOR Exchange Online-backed accounts - would it be possible to allow Outlook to provide the 14-day reminders prior to password expiry?

    Our Mac endpoints are not domain-bound and I get frequent requests from end users who don't spend any time in the web applications for a reminder prior to their O365 password expiry.

    2 votes
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  6. Add a tool bar to the calendar view in the new Outlook for Mac UI.

    On the new Calendar UI within Outlook for Mac add toolbar options (can still be simplified) but i cant seem to add a calendar category on the fly for instance within the calendar view, i need to open up each meeting - same goes for adding "show as"

    9 votes
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  7. Bring back hilighting all emails with same subject when not using conversation view

    Outlook for MAC

    In several versions back, I requested to bring back highlighting emails that contain same subject when not using conversation view. It got several supporting comments, but eventually got a response of something like, not in the direction we wish to go.

    1 vote
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  8. Add Skype integration. Where did it go?

    Skype integration into the meeting creation tab was one-click and easy to do.

    30 votes
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  9. send delay to every message

    In Outlook for Windows I can add a send delay to every message as a rule. I like doing this because it gives me an extra minute or more to change my mind about an email after clicking 'Send'.

    The web version offers a 10-second delay, which is even better than nothing.

    66 votes
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  10. Within the help function within outlook, the ability to create multiple reports, i.e. a "new" button in that UI would be useful.

    Currently, you can only manage one issue at a time. SO if you have an unresolved issue, you can't report a new one via the in-app reporting. This is suboptimal, especially for those on insider builds.

    1 vote
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  11. A more compact layout

    Currently, there seems to be a lot of 'dead' space in the new UI. While I like the more modern look, it should be possible to makt certain UI elements a bit more compact, much like is possible on Outlook for Windows...

    40 votes
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  12. 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.

    21 votes
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  13. 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

    14 votes
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  14. 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 🙁

    10 votes
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  15. 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.

    26 votes
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  16. 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.

    12 votes
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  17. 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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  18. 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.

    7 votes
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  19. 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.

    17 votes
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  20. 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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