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  1. SharePoint Online Site Usage - allow to increase the number of day setting from 7, to 30 or 90 for 'Most unique viewers' and 'Most viewed'

    When in the SharePoint Online Site Usage page the charts allow the user to see the data displayed based on 7, 30, or 90 days based on what the user chooses.

    I suggest we allow this same number of day selection for the listed documents for 'Most unique viewers' and 'Most viewed'. That way we can see how the documents are trending for more than just 7 days.

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  2. Outlook Desktop Recipient Cache Options

    In Outlook Desktop, please add an option to allow the user to bypass the Recipient cache, or to disable it completely, or to clear the Recipient Cache (the "Empty Auto-Complete List" option DOES NOT empty the recipient cache.) The recipient cache causes duplicate contacts to be displayed in search results, when you may only have one contact in your Contacts folder.

    84 votes
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  3. Give customers more advance notice when the Office 365 URLs and IP addresses are going to be updated.

    Hello,

    It is very difficult for customers (especially in the government space) to quickly make changes to their networking and firewalls when we update the O365 URLs and IP addresses. We have given customers several ways to monitor these changes (RSS, Web Service, Flow, Rest API Search, script, etc.), but they need more advance notice when we are going to change something.

    Here is some direct customer feedback:
    Microsoft is making an endpoint change and is expecting the customer to automate everything on their side to implement that change on the fly (firewall, routes, etc.) In our environment the network…

    83 votes
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  4. Add native Outlook contact to Outlook phone app

    Hello, I am using outlook since 2004 and have thousands of them. No other contact app is fully compatible to outlook contacts when factoring categories and various fields. The way we have it set up in or business, many contacts are companies; in the individual company contact we have various personal in various fields according to their position in the company. Due to that, Outlook contacts never did a good job integrating into Google or iPhone contacts. Back in the days, I even got a Windows phone hoping it will provide a good integration with Outlook contacts. It did not.

    82 votes
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  5. 82 votes
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  6. Please reduce the sync delay between Outlook to OWA

    Any changes from Outlook calendar take 2-3 minutes to reflect. Can you please reduce the sync interval to a shorter time?

    81 votes
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  7. Interface to receive/send fax messages using Skype for Business Online Service Numbers

    There are several ideas on the fax topic, but non is requesting a "native Office 365 cloud fax solution" for incoming/outgoing fax messages using Skype for Business Online service numbers.

    Even in 2018 the capability to send/receive fax messages using a local phone number is important to many businesses. Third-Party solutions have a requirement to keep Exchange on-premises in use and there run Exchange in Hybrid Mode, or provide cloud fax not offering a local phone number.

    Providing an Office 365 integrated solution with the capability to assign different local (per city, per country) service numbers would enhance the service.…

    80 votes
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  8. Allow planners in private channels in teams

    I would like to be able to add a planner to my private channel in teams.

    73 votes
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  9. RMS Compatibility with Outlook recipients outside the tenant. Outlook universal compatibility for reading or opening RMS Encrypted Emails.

    Currently, there are only specific Outlook versions (see link below) that could read inbound encrypted emails. This is a big limitation for Office 365 tenant who are sending encrypted emails to external users. We don't get to decide the recipients of our emails so we cannot dictate for them to have specific subscriptions or Office versions. Most clients / customers use Office 2016 Home or Office 365 Business, which means that most IRM emails.

    71 votes
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  10. show Teams calls and chat message when in different tenant

    When a user is logged in to a different than his corp Teams Tenant as a guest, incoming calls or chats are not show.
    If Teams should replace Skype for Business as Chat and PSTN this is a No GO!
    Even when just working as guest on some content somewhere else the user is cut of from calls and chats in his company!
    At least notify about incoming private chat and calls within the own tenant when working in another one to be able to reply or answer.

    68 votes
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  11. Create SharePoint Online news link (Repost page) from a Flow step

    We would like to be able to create a repost page from a Flow step.

    A possible use case example would be when a Tweet is created it triggers the creation of a repost page on a SharePoint Online site so that the tweet appears alongside the site newsfeed.

    67 votes
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  12. Disabling of Basic Authentication in 2020 - whats the alternatives?

    Hello
    I have noted that end of 2020 basic authentication will be disabled for exchange online. (i had raised a ticket with o365 support - who recommended i post in here..).
    So, what are the alternative options apart from using the stupid app for ios or android?
    We use a 3rd party MDM solution which is better than intune. We do not use Azure P1 or P2 either, plus we disable OWA and block users adding email accounts elsewhere.
    Ideas?

    63 votes
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  13. Fix translation mistakes Dutch activity log

    There are several translation errors in the Dutch activity log.

    Sometimes it translates as it should, for example:

    Gebruiker heeft Bestand gemaakt in map
    Gebruiker heeft Bestand verwijderd uit map

    On other times at is a translation error, for example:

    Gebruiker hebt het bestand bewerkt. ("hebt" should here be "heeft")

    please fix these issues

    60 votes
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  14. Add box/circle/oval drawing on Snip & Sketch

    After a screen capture, often I need to highlight a capture part.
    I'd like to draw a colored boxes/circles/ovals
    Now I have to use paint.

    57 votes
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  15. Fix Word 365 / 2016 typing lag / freezing / no response issue!!

    This issue has been posted all over the internet and has been discussed here extensively as well. The discussion disappeared a few days ago (I wonder why??).

    Here's a snapshot of the discussion dating from last year (obviously not showing the latest comments):
    https://web.archive.org/web/20171014024523/https://office.uservoice.com/forums/285186-general/suggestions/17468281-solve-the-word-365-2016-slow-typing-issue

    The bug seems to be related to high-resolution devices.

    A lot of users have reported that none of the suggested fixes help:
    -- disable graphic accelaration
    -- safe mode
    -- update graphics driver
    -- disable mark-up

    Why isn't there a fix yet for an issue that has been known for years?
    It is really really really…

    57 votes
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  16. Outlook Customer Manager App for Android

    Needing app for Android devices to be functional with my desktop solution.

    56 votes
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  17. Microsoft Stream: transcript to other languages, as portuguese (PT-PT and PT-BR)

    Today is only possible transcript a video to English and Spanish. It should be possible transcript to other languages as well. If Microsoft has Azure translation services that already translate content to a lot of laguages, I don't understand why is not available in the transcription service of Microsoft Stream yet.

    53 votes
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  18. offer a "dark mode" for Office 365

    with the latest version of macOS getting props for the "dark mode" its rolling out, it would be great to see Office fit into this visual scheme. Dark ode is great for night time work...and currently Office will look painful in that setting.

    51 votes
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  19. Rollback of PDF Annotation feature bar in OneDrive iOS app to version 10.34.11 in version 10.38.2

    The new annotation feature bar that displays when annotating PDF's within the OneDrive iOS app (version 10.38.2) is half the functionality of version 10.34.11. If the annotation cannot be brought back, can they reintroduce the ability to add text. \Not having the ability to add text onto documents renders the solution half useless!

    50 votes
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  20. Allow users to edit PDF's directly in SharePoint and OneDrive

    We have several customers who work in PDF's, not in word. There is no easy way in SharePoint to edit in PDF's. Customers can easily "edit in word", but cannot edit a PDF. They need to open it (which at first defaults to a browser and not a PDF), download it, work on it (offline and out of SharePoint and out of the "SharePoint Online" product) save changes manually, and re-upload. This whole process goes against what Microsoft advertises in terms of easily accessible,work from anywhere online pitch, and brings people away from your product and towards adobe instead. For…

    49 votes
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