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  1. Provide access to the online archive on mobile devices (i.e. iPhone, Android)

    The online archive doesn't show up on mobile phones at all regardless of the way you try to access it. Not displayed in the native email phone app, Outlook app, OWA for iPhone app, Safari browser, Chrome browser, etc.
    Please add this functionality to mobile devices.

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    11 comments  ·  Users, Photos, Contacts  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  2. Make change of country in the organisation possible

    We have great trouble as we have "Poland" as our country in our organisation-profile and the VAT of our partner-companya in poland, and we can´t change that to "Germany" and to our VAT-No.
    This should be possible what we see. A company could move to another country and so it should be possible to change a country and VAT for future (!) invoices.
    Support tells me that the only actual way is to setup a new organization with our country, buy (!) the same stuff that we already have, backup anything localy in the old organization (wow, this means the…

    308 votes
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  3. Add the capability for tenant service accounts

    As we build solutions in Office 365, we often need the concept of service accounts, but there's no mechanism for this - other than setting up a fake user account. It's quite common to need an identity that isn't tied to a specific person, not unlike what we typically do on premises.

    The idea would be that these service accounts could have the restriction that they wouldn't have a login, so they would have no mailbox, no OneDrive etc., but could be secured like any other AD principal.

    Here are some example uses for this type of account:
    * As…

    310 votes
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  4. Disable email notification about missed chat (Mac Skype for business)

    Would it be possible to have same feature for Mac's Skype for business to disable missed conversation. In Windows Skype for business you can do that from Personal settings -> Save IM conversation in my email Conversation History folder.

    306 votes
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  5. Allow autoreply to respond every time.

    Please allow for auto reply to reply to every message.

    302 votes
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  6. We need a "Is this feature deployed to my tenant yet?" tool

    People in the world, both admins and users, are constantly asking whether new features Microsoft has announced as on the way or rolling out are deployed to their tenant yet. This often results in a lot of confusion and probably support cases and questions into Microsoft asking these types of questions.

    We could solve this by building some sort of "Is this feature deployed to my tenant yet?" tool. This tool would very simply authenticate the person checking via Azure Active Directory, and then return a simple result for the feature you are checking on. Results could be:

    - Yes …

    295 votes
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  7. Enable Externally Visible Skype for Business Profile Pictures

    In SfB on premises you have the ability to set "EnablePresencePhotoOptions" to true under New-CsClientPolicyEntry.

    This then allows you enable users with the ability to specify a URL for a profile picture in the SfB client.

    In SfB online, you're unable to run New-CsClientPolicyEntry, and/or can't enable EnablePresencePhotoOptions.

    A a result you cannot specify a publicly accessible image URL for profile pictures and meetings with user external to your Office 365 will be presented with the default blue avatar picture.

    289 votes
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  8. Allow custom filters in Excel (online and desktop) when co-authoring

    When two or more users are co-authoring an Excel spreadsheet and one of the users applies a filter or edits the selections in a filter, every users view updates to display the filter settings. It would be better if each user could apply their own personal filter settings.

    289 votes
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  9. Outlook - 50 minute meetings

    We want to see if it is possible to make a global change (likely in exchange) so that when Rightpoint people book meetings, they are by default booked in 25 minute increments. In other words, the default meeting time would be 25 mins and they could increase it to 50 mins.

    The business goal here is to:
    Give people time to get from one meeting to the next by adding “walk time”
    Avoid meeting overruns and therefore allow the next meeting in the same room to start on time
    Challenge people to be more efficient with meeting time

    We need…

    286 votes
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  10. For Word create a "Basename only" field option for the FileName Field

    Desired functionality:

    * Open a blank document in MS Word.
    * Save it as "MyTempReport.docx"
    * MS Word menu > Insert [tab] > Text [group] > Quick Parts > Field ...
    * From "Field Names" choose "FileName".
    * In the Field Options area there should be an additional checkbox described as something like `File basename only (without ".docx" file extension )`.
    * With the option selected the resulting field will be "MyTempReport".

    Motivation: In MS Word you sometimes want to insert a FileName field in the header or footer but make it independent of the fact that the document source…

    285 votes
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  11. Group By Content Type in SHarePoint Lists and Libraries

    With the Old Look and Feel you could make a little tweak with SP Designer and get a list or library to group by content type:

    http://www.technicaloverload.com/sharepoint-2010-2013-group-content-type/

    Now when I look at the same view in the New Library look and Feel it It groups by the GUID of the Content Type, not the text.

    282 votes
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  12. Updates to Office 365 Group calendar events are disregarding ‘send an invitation to the group’ check box

    In an Office 365 Group calendar you can create a new meeting invite and uncheck the ‘send an invitation to the group’ check box. As expected, this will stop anyone in the group receiving the invite notification.

    However, if you need to make any updates to that event (it doesn’t matter what update you make) and click save, a notification will be sent to all members in the group. In addition to this, the Group will also add the calendar event to the personal calendar of the individual who has made the update.

    This is not an intuitive user experience.

    284 votes
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  13. Sync & Save Outlook Signatures on the Exchange Server

    Email Signatures are still saved and stored on a local machine and are different for each client. This requires the user to setup their signature separately on each of their devices. Signatures are one of the last custom settings that do not save back to the Exchange server. For example :Custom Rules, Custom Categories, Auto-Complete Contacts, etc. all save back to the exchange server. It seems like the next logical step to save signatures on the exchange server as well. In addition to not having to setup a signature every time a device is upgrade, this would also allow users…

    280 votes
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  14. Preference to turn off notifications to alternate email address

    We need a feature to be able to turn off certain notifications to our alternate email address in Office 365.

    As Office 365 administrators, we are require an alternate email address that is not part of your Office 365 tenant. In most cases that would be your personal email address that is not provided by your work. This makes sense for password resets if administrators forget their password to log into the tenant.

    Along with password resets, we also receive Office 365 statements, changes to tenant subscriptions and other notifications. These should have an option to turn off since all…

    276 votes
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  15. Notification settings for Planner

    When creating a task, notifications should go only to the owner and assignee by default. You can change it to:

    Entire group
    Assignee only
    Assignee & Owner

    277 votes
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  16. Rename default tenant

    We need to have the option of being able to rename the default domain so that it reflects on all SharePoint private site collections.

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  17. Add an option for MS Stream to export the transcript to Word/Excel

    I would like to have the option to export the Microsoft Stream video transcript to other filetypes (with appropriate formatting), such as Word or Excel. Perhaps the Word export would be a running paragraph of text with no timestamps, whereas the Excel export could be two columns. In column A, we could have the timestamp; in column B, we would have the text of that phrase.

    This, and any other exports, would be greatly helpful!

    272 votes
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  18. Teams Secondary Ringer

    As Teams replaces Skype for Business it is critical that we have the secondary ringer functionality added to the Teams desktop app. Most of our users are using a head set for communication and can't hear the phone ring. Setting PC speaker as default isn't an option as there are numerous websites these days with auto play videos and we don't want other PC sounds constantly playing in the office.

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  19. add @mention function in comments in all online office documents

    In Google docs etc, you can add a comment (just like office 365) but you can @mention. We use it a lot for collaboration and we are trying to migrate to Office 365. This missing feature, while not a show stopper, is causing some groups real pain.

    270 votes
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  20. Allow PowerBI.com to Connect Directly to Azure Data Lake Storage across Azure Directories

    Currently a Power BI desktop work can be created with a data source of Azure Data Lake store when provided with any URL and login details. This connector is still in preview, but works fine. If the workbook is then published to Power BI.com the data source credentials are lost and connectivity to ADL is only possible if the storage is part of the same Azure subscription as directory that Office 365/Power BI is connected to.

    In reality we need the data source to be generic and for PowerBi.com and be able to authenticate across Azure AD directories.

    Please!

    268 votes
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