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  1. Office 365 Outlook 2016 searching shared mailboxes is problematic.

    There is an issue with searching shared mailboxes with Office 365 accounts. Shared mailbox searching does not work as expected in cached mode. Only the current folder gets searched. The solution provided by Microsoft support is to switch to online mode. However, this not causes usability problems with larger shared mail boxes.
    Please look at changing the way Outlook searches shared mailboxes. Perhaps allow a complete online search or maybe use WDS on the cached mailbox.

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  2. Let us use the TAB key in Word Online

    This is a pretty basic feature request: let us tab to do basic formatting in Word Online documents. Using a table isn't efficient when only one or two rows of separate, organized text are needed. This is a basic feature (it was a typewriter feature-so its been around for a while).
    The bigger request is to bring the editors in the Office Online applications up to par with their competitors. For example, Google and Apple support liberal tab use.

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  3. On the calendar I would love it if we could set appointments as cancelled in addition to busy, tentative, etc.

    I am a big fan of the Office calendar but currently if a meeting or appointment gets cancelled I end up deleting it from my calendar. I would love it if there was a way to set appointments as cancelled in the "Show As" section but keep it on my calendar with a on/off toggle for my recorders.

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  4. Disable DropBox integration on OneDrive for Business and Office Online

    Hi,

    Would it be possible to add a admin option to disable the prompts for DropBox integration. We encourage staff to use OneDrive for business as a Cloud storage solution, but the DropBox prompts will confuse staff into thinking we also support this as a method of storing their work.

    From a data compliance point of view and a support point of view we do not want to be in a position of encouraging the use of storage outside of Office365.

    Kind Regards,

    Matt

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  5. Support Document Sets in Modern libraries

    Enable support for Document Sets in Modern SharePoint libraries.

    Document sets are a very useful alternative to folders and are used in sophisticated document management scenarios. The lack of support for these in Modern libraries forces us to retain Classic libraries in many cases

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  6. Copy Calendar Item to Other Day

    User can move their calendar item to another day or time by Outlook on the Web.
    But currently it is not possible to copy calendar item to paste in the other day.

    Usually User creates several calendar items which are same Subject.
    In this case, Copy & Paste will be an ideal function.

    This feedback is based on a customer voice from support SR.

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  7. Microsoft Forms Email Notification

    I would like the option to receive email notifications when there is a new submission.

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  8. Powershell Command to purge specific mailbox folders

    Currently you can purge all contents of a user mailbox by using the following commands:

    Search-Mailbox -Identity "identity" -DeleteContent -force
    Search-mailbox -identity "identity" -SearchDumpsterOnly -DeleteContent

    This wipes the user mailbox completely without removing the mailbox itself. There currently is not a way to refine and delete content for specific mailbox or custom folder names while leaving content from other folders in the mailbox alone. Example: Purge only: Junk Email, Deleted Items, Clutter, Custom Folder 1, Custom Folder 2, etc.

    Reference:
    Search for and delete messages in Exchange 2016
    https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ff459253(v=exchg.160).aspx
    Search and delete messages in Exchange 2013
    https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ff459253(v=exchg.150).aspx
    Search and delete…

    232 votes
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  9. Send email as "alias" in Office 365 Outlook Web Access

    Include the ability to send email as an "alias" in Office 365 Outlook Web Access.

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  10. Microsoft Stream Playlists

    Allow creation of playlists in Microsoft stream. This should be able to be controlled by admins to create training series', etc., or by users for custom playlists of their favorite videos.

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  11. ABILITY TO TURN OFF AUTOSAVE

    Not everyone wants the AUTOSAVE option. Microsoft need to build in the ability to disable the autosave. I frequently use one document to create another and the autosave means that I cannot keep both versions without lots of back peddling into older versions, which I do not have the capacity to time manage

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  12. 228 votes
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  13. Reset or clear autocomplete cache globally for OWA

    In a larger organization 300+ users, we find that the autocomplete cache over time gets filled with contacts that are infrequently used yet sometimes staff end of sending internal emails to these contacts that should have been sent to an internal contact instead.

    Would like ability to reset/clear the autocomplete cache for OWA or to disable it for certain users or all users.

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  14. Give more detail on the TLS and Connector reports that are available in the Security and Compliance Centre

    Allow you to drill down and get more detail on the TLS report. For example, which domains are not using TLS, or which domains are only using TLS 1.0.

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    1. Click into “details”.
    2. Choose “connector report”.
    3. Choose “request report”.
    4. Answer the questions in the wizard, clicking “Next”, “Next”, and “Save”.
    5. Wait for the report to come to the email address specified. It will contain the following fields:
    message_id, direction, sender_address, recipient_address, connector_name, connector_type, tls_version, tls_cipher

    With the Message_Id value, you can combine this with MessageTrace to get the Subject.

    If this does not help, please provide more information as to the scenario and detail that is missing. Thank you for the feedback!

  15. The Top results when searching for mail are confusing and useless

    The OWA Top results when searching for email cause significant confusion. One expects the most recent result to be listed at the top, but instead more than 1 year old results are shown first under "Top results." Those results are not "Top" in anyone's book and in addition, the UI is not obvious enough to indicate that the results you're likely looking for are under "All results."

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  16. Planner App file attachment default save location setting per plan

    Add a setting to the planner application to be able to set the default location attachment files are saved. Currently attachments uploaded are saved in the root folder of the SP site that hosts the plan. If the plan was created thru a Teams Channel the attachments get saved in the root Documents folder of the Team which results in a mess especially across multiple channel plans.

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  17. Business Contact Manager For Outlook 2016

    For years I've been using Business Contact Manager with Outlook. After upgrading to Outlook to 2016 I'm told via a pop-up box AFTER launching the program for the first time that BCM is no longer compatible. Note, I'm not warned about this until AFTER the upgrade. Now I'm stuck without the ability to roll back to Outlook 2013. How about warning users BEFORE upgrading or make BCM work with the current version of Outlook?

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  18. Fix saving all attachments to a folder in Outlook 2016

    Since about september 2017 you cannot save "all attachments" to a folder any more. When you click "save all attachments", there is no error message, the files are just not saved. It is described here (https://answers.microsoft.com/de-de/msoffice/forum/msoffice_outlook-mso_win10-mso_2016/outlook-2016-fehler-die-anlage-kann-nicht/8be09012-37dd-4647-8b99-98cdcdbdd83d) and here (https://social.technet.microsoft.com/Forums/de-DE/819dcbc5-b70b-4396-8eb4-85a8f6cda005/outlook-2016-fehler-die-anlage-kann-nicht-gespeichert-werden-die-datei-kann-nicht-gefunden-werden?forum=Office2016ITProDE).
    It happens on local and network drives on Windows 10 with Outlook 2016.

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  19. Allow delegates the ability to access Exchange Online Archive without Full Access permissions

    When a user provides delegate access to calendar or folders, they should have the ability to apply the same permissions on their Exchange Online Archive without providing full access permissions for the delegate. When the permission is applied on the folder level of the Exchange Online Archive, it should be easy for the delegate to access the Exchange Online Archive in Outlook or Outlook Web App.

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  20. Excel Online - Copy sheets

    It is not possible to copy or move sheets in Excel online. We need at least a "duplicate" function.

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