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  1. OneDrive for Business sync Document library containing metadata.

    Problem syncing document libraries with metadata in columns. A lot of companies are using metadata columns in document libraries for search and other reasons.

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  2. Please enable the attachment of Sharepoint files while using Outlook online

    Currently there is no way to attach a sharepoint file to outlook online without downloading it locally first. Email attachments. in 2017. Come on guys.

    205 votes
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  3. Please allow admins to force update Offline Address Book (OAB)

    Currently new OAB is generated on a daily schedule, which is too slow for fast ad-hock business needs and it affects groups in Skype For Business.

    203 votes
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  4. 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."

    204 votes
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  5. Multiple Exchange accounts in Skype for Business

    I have multiple exchange accounts to support different customers, including one from my employer. Two are through 365 and one is for a on premise Exchange/Lync. It would be very helpful if I could connect to these accounts simultaneously in Skype for business.

    202 votes
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  6. Modified dates in Site Contents should reflect content changes, not system changes

    Looking at the modified values in Site Contents has always been a quick way to recognize where activity has occurred - if it has. Without running any code we can quickly see if a site has been used recently. (It was easier to eyeball this in SharePoint 2007 in the vertical listing than it is in SharePoint 2013+, but that's a different UI issue - tiles aren't helpful for every use case.)

    For months now, a list no one has touched for over a year might say "Modified 23 hours ago". It seems as though lists and libraries are being…

    202 votes
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  7. 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.

    193 votes
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    2 comments  ·  Users, Photos, Contacts  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  8. allow contact list sharing in OWA

    Sharing of Contact Lists can be done in Outlook but not in OWA. We really need a way to share Contact Lists but our users are only using the OWA version of Office 365 due to varying platforms not being supported.

    194 votes
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    20 comments  ·  Users, Photos, Contacts  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  9. 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…

    194 votes
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  10. 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

    193 votes
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  11. Open local files with online aps

    When we were first pitched office 365 we were told we'd be able to open local files (from C:\ or a network share) in the online aps.

    That is no longer possible, but something our E1 users require.
    Especially since they cannot save attachments directly to onedrive.

    190 votes
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  12. URL shortener when sharing

    when sharing links to documents, etc, the URL's are way too long.

    Can you integrate something like bitly or another tool to make them less than the 208 characters that the last link I shared was.

    The ideal place to offer this feature is when you are given the option to 'copy' the URL.

    I am also waiting to see a response from this post: https://goo.gl/h6wTRt

    The last comment says:
    *Update March 15, 2016: We’re working on a new approach to shortening the sharing links that will better enhance our users’ experience. Unfortunately, we had to remove the current experience…

    190 votes
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  13. 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.

    189 votes
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  14. Skype for Business Contacts import/export migration

    In order to enable Tenant to Tenant migration scenarios, please add a way for users to be able to import/export their Skype for Business contacts. This is especially relevant for contacts that have been added from federated domains, or fro the Skype directory.

    188 votes
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  15. 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.

    188 votes
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  16. Camera uploads on business account

    We have 5 business accounts and the only thing stopping us from getting rid of Dropbox and only using Microsoft OneDrive for our cloud storage is that we do not have camera uploads function for business. We use our business phones to take pictures of our inventory on a daily basis and need the photos uploaded to the cloud so we can email to customers. Please enable camera uploads for business accounts. Thank you.

    184 votes
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  17. Allow users to choose whether characters are automatically turned into emojis.

    I hate that when I type :) it is now automatically turned into a smiley face emoji. I loathe emojis, and now my only options are to backspace after the emoji appears or to work in plain text, which disables other formatting capabilities. This is absurd. I don't want my emails littered with colorful pictures. It's entirely unprofessional, and give that Outlook is geared toward businesses, it makes no sense to turn email into a cartoon.

    181 votes
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  18. Global Office template store for an organization

    Most organizations have their own set of tamplates for Office documents (Word, PowerPoint, Excel etc). Traditionally these have been used when using the client version of Word, PowerPoint etc. There is a need for a single storage in Office 365 wher an organizations templates can stored and managed. Changes in templates then must be propagated to client, team sites, groups etc etc. Managing office templates locally and in SharePoint today is too cumbersome.

    180 votes
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  19. Please allow us to change the Sent From email from no-reply@sharepointonline.com to something else

    Please allow us to change the Sent From email from no-reply@sharepointonline.com to something else. I send emails using WorkFlows and need to have the Sent From address be something I can define from a field in a list or library.

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  20. Allow Partners to convert users to shared mailboxes

    Currently, only Global Administrators can convert a user account to a shared mailbox. This makes it difficult for Partners with admin rights to do what they need to do in a timely manner.
    I recommend allowing global permissions for Partners to be able to make these changes, as it seems like a massive oversight.

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