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  1. Enable redirection of save location for OneNote to users' redirected home folders on a network

    We have users who could potentially add confidential business data to OneNote so we need to be able to ensure that OneNote is not saved to the cloud, but redirected to all users' home folder directories. We need to be able to control this via group policy or similar and not depend on each individual to make a manual change

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  2. latest modified or updated items should appear on top in search results

    when the search results are displayed in SharePoint online site, its by default sorted on the basis of rank but none of the results have same rank even if the content is similar for every metadata, in that case the latest modified content should appear first out of the box.

    3 votes
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  3. Add Zoom connector to Microsoft Flow

    As Microsoft is planning to deprecate Skype for Business in coming year, can Zoom Connector be added to the supported list of connectors for Microsoft Flow ?

    Our company is encouraging Zoom usage & we would like to use the same with MS flow.

    60 votes
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  4. add colour categories back into group calendars

    we have been using colour categories in our group calendar for a while, and with the new version we are unable to do so! Would be nice to have them back. This is the web app FYI

    10 votes
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  5. shorten negative cache TTL

    Currently "outlook.office365.com" has several CNAMEs and eventually it can be resolved as host on "ms-acdc.office.com" domain, such as "SIN-efz.ms-acdc.office.com".

    ANSWERS:
    
    -> outlook.office365.com
    canonical name = outlook.ha.office365.com
    ttl = 277 (4 mins 37 secs)
    -> outlook.ha.office365.com
    canonical name = outlook.ms-acdc.office.com
    ttl = 0 (0 secs)
    -> outlook.ms-acdc.office.com
    canonical name = SIN-efz.ms-acdc.office.com
    ttl = 59 (59 secs)

    According to SOA record of "ms-acdc.office.com", minimum TTL (or negative cache TTL) is 3600sec and the customer considers this value is too big.

    AUTHORITY RECORDS:
    
    -> ms-acdc.office.com
    ttl = 25 (25 secs)
    primary name server = ns1-ms-acdc.office.com
    responsible mail addr = <a rel="nofollow noreferrer" href="mailto:hostmaster@microsoft.com">hostmaster@microsoft.com</a>
    7 votes
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  6. Login MsOffice Account

    Office My Account - if you are a existing user login office.com/myaccount, New user can create your office here. Once you account ready you can download and install MS Office in your device.

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  7. bug in Outlook Calendar

    Dear Team,

    There is a 1-day holiday in my office and the Outlook Calendar is also showing 1 day, but when my mouse comes on that holiday in outlook calendar, the date of the next day is visible in the last day.
    Please find the attached screen shot.
    Example : In my office 2-Sep-2019 has holiday and outlook calendar showing date like below :
    Start Date : 9/2/2019 12:00 AM
    End Date : 9/3/2019 12:00 AM

    But data should be like this :-
    Start Date : 9/2/2019 12:00 AM
    End Date : 9/2/2019 11:59 PM

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  8. Forwarding office365 web domain to an external hosting service like GoDaddy

    Would like to forward only the "www" part of a domain hosted by office365 to an external hosting service like GoDaddy but there is no way of doing it as of today.

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  9. Limit Mobile Apps to log on to other tenants

    Our research has shown us, that it is currently already possible, to limit Outlook and OneDrive on iOS devices to not allow end users to log on to other tenants:
    https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/intune/data-transfer-between-apps-manage-ios

    Can we please have the same functionality also implemented for all other Microsoft Mobile Apps for iOS devices?

    Priority 1
    • Word
    • Excel
    • PowerPoint
    • SharePoint
    • Teams
    • OneNote
    • Microsoft Authenticator
    • InTune Company Portal
    • InTune Managed Browser
    • Edge
    • Planner
    • Flow
    • PowerApps
    • Power BI
    • Delve
    • Azure Information Protection

    • Visio Viewer

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  10. Integrate Office 365 proplus updates with Windows Update

    Office 365 ProPlus update configuration is a mess. Making it dependent on a network share and Scheduled task in year 2019 is like going back to 1995.

    How come it's not possible to update it via Wsus?

    Microsoft thinks SCCM is a great tool but it's way behind of PDQ,Spiceworks and other management tools. And people who tranied for SCCM can't confess how terrible SCCM designed is because then their knowledge would be wasted. Wake up guys! SCCM is the worst tool ever!

    Please just integrate update of Office 365 ProPlus and let us update them like the rest of…

    3 votes
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  11. Allow a pool of managers to request specific shifts for specific site staff but the request goes through a single manager for those staff.

    At present - Shifts is geared up toward the individual requesting open shifts for themselves or moving the shift around, we need the ability for one person to manage the entire rota within shifts and for others to request a specific shift/s go to a specific set person/s and this request to go through the site resource manager who controls the calendar.

    6 votes
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  12. metting room

    Ckeck room availability in outlook client.
    When i select a room in a box sharing i would like to see if the room is free or busy. In the owa this is possible, but not in outlook client .

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  13. Audio Note Recording Microsoft Office

    Audio Notes Recording feature should be available for all Microsoft Office (MS) applications (Word, Excel... etc.), but for Word in especially. It was a great feature, and it should not have been taken out after MS Office 2011. Thanks.

    3 votes
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  14. Create an archive feature for completed tasks in Planner like Trello

    Can you please create the ability to archive tasks after they've been completed in Planner? We have hundreds of completed tasks that we do want the ability to come back to later, but they're skewing the Chart view because our Completed tasks far outweigh the open tasks.

    9 votes
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  15. Save as PDF should add file to Recent Items list / Quick Access, especially for Outlook

    When editing, say, a Word document, the whole reason to Save as PDF (99% of the time) is to send that document to someone, rather than the original Word document.

    Save as PDF should add the PDF file to Recent Items list / Quick Access, for easily adding as an attachment in a new Outlook email.

    Currently, Save as PDF opens the saved file for review, but this also doesn't add to the recent items list or to Quick Access, so the quickest way is to close the review file, go to Quick Access,right click, choose Open File Location on…

    7 votes
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  16. Add Co-Authoring to file server workflows with Excel

    It would be great if there was a workflow to co-author a document on an SMB server share without saving to OneDrive. Most of our project files live on a standard folder share, not OneDrive.

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  17. Add map feature to the outlook

    Especially when send invitation. Current version of outlook can only state the meeting location. Adding the Mapping feature can direct the people go to the correct place. Etc, most of the construction site office do not have clear address. Mapping function can help people to able to find the place. Bonus feature: remind the user the time to depart according the distance.

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  18. Remove Simplified Account Creation

    I own Office 2019 Pro Plus specifically so I would not have to deal with Cloud or Internet based programs and the Simplified Account Creation forces Office, Edge, probably Cortana, and who knows what else to log into my MS account. Using the registry "fix" does no good as the user is forced to use POP/IMAP which does not sync contacts and calendar so I have to keep two copies of everything. One on outlook.com and another on my PC. IE11 should be the only thing accessing the internet when I request it, and the only thing that should be…

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  19. Provide users with perpetual licenses free Office 365 usage

    I have a perpetual office license for my PC and my Mac. Now I want to use office on my iPad Pro and am asked to get a subscription. That makes no sense as I have already purchased two licenses. This should be available to me at no extra cost.

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  20. Save as PDF should allow to include bracket characters () in the file name in PowerPoint Online

    When using PowerPoint Online and the filename include brackets, the option Save As PDF does not work. I couldn't find this restrictions in the "Invalid characters" that cannot be used in Sharepoint , OneDrive for Business so I'm assuming it is a restriction or a bug related to the PPTX conversion process in the backend.

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