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  1. Use native contacts on macOS

    The recent update enabled contacts however they are exactly the same as always, I still cannot access my apple contacts from within Outlook which means there is no way to store my iPhone and Outlook contacts in one place (I sync these across from iOS too)

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  2. My Computer Contacts

    In current Outlook, my contacts are in the My Computer folder. New outlook does not display them.

    How can you design a "New" Outlook that doesn't have same functionality of the Old Outlook.

    And when the Old Outlook is no longer an option, how do I get my contacts?

    Bad design.

    15 votes
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  3. Search contacts by something other than name

    Under "People" the search bar only finds results if searching by name. If you try to search by say, a company name, it will not return results. The old outlook would find results for your search term no matter what field that term was in. Please bring this back!

    4 votes
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  4. Find contacts across multiple accounts when creating a new message

    When I create a new email message and begin typing the name of a contact, Outlook should find contacts from all of my mail accounts. This worked in Old Outlook, but in New Outlook it only searches contacts in the current account.

    8 votes
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  5. Search bar returning results from notes section of people/contacts

    The Search bar must return results from the text field in the notes section of people/contacts. Many people record key information in the noters field. Older versions of outlook show search results from this field.

    Cann you advise when this will be implemented.

    6 votes
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  6. The ability to initiate a Teams Chat from an outlook contact

    When viewing the Contact Card of an email recipient (clicking the recipient's name/address) there is an option to initiate a chat with the individual. However, this appears to default to Skype. However, Teams is my primary chat agent. I assume since Skype is set to sunset, Teams will be integrated, but in the interim, a user should be allowed to set their preferred default chat agent is. Since I don't use Skype, this initiate chat action is useless, but a much needed/desired feature.

    10 votes
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  7. Have an address book show all address lists from Exchange (like outlook for windows)

    port the address book from the windows outlook client to the macOS version.
    In a large company you need to be able to select different address lists and GAL from the exchange server

    8 votes
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  8. support contacts folders

    i organize my contacts in folders. they are accessible from windows and web, they were acessible from old outlook on mac. they should be available also on ney outlook for mac

    7 votes
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  9. create New Collaboration group in new outlook in macOS

    There is no feature to support Groups or contact lists in new Outlook for macOS. When you switch from old to new, the Lists are not visible and neither can one create new lists

    8 votes
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  10. Favourites for contacts

    users could assign certain users to a favourites view. This could be larger tiles of people with greater information and availability info.

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  11. edit contacts

    no simple way to edit contacts. add feature to open all contacts showing all fields and scroll thru each one by line or Page to make direct edits.

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  12. Re-add IMAP Directory Search

    I no longer have the ability to search our institutional directory. Memorizing 10,000 email addresses or adding them local is pointless, when I have access to a perfectly good IDM system.

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  13. Alias field is not visible

    When looking at anyone's Contact information, the Alias field is not displayed. This is a vital need for my work looking up identity information that is used in setting up laptop user accounts.

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  14. Sync existing contacts from old Outlook with new Outlook

    The existing contacts aren't in new Outlook contacts

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  15. I suggest you you keep the ability to change type size on all emails that are replied to or forwarded

    I get frustrated looking for an old email that has been sent or deleted. Is there anyway to make this easier?

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  16. Avoid to truncate email address

    When we open a contact file it truncates the email address when it is a long one.

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  17. Group Notebooks + Meeting Notes

    The windows version of outlook with groups has a button to access the group onenote/sharepoint. Also the windows meeting form has a sharepoint meeting notes button that would be appreciated.

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  18. Adding photos to People (contacts) should override the profile portrait on incoming emails

    When a new email comes in, it should show with the photo that you've specifically assigned to the contact. I've done this and the photos still show just the user initials, even more confusing if it comes from a company email service that puts the last name first.

    Also, the photos seem to work differently on the web then on the apps for iOS/Mac.

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