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  1. RSS feed for Service Health Dashboard

    RSS feed for Service Health Dashboard is not available anymore.
    Now User can get service health notifications from the Office 365 Admin mobile app.

    But the previous RSS feed was also fruitful service since User can download it by Outlook Client.
    Re-release RSS feed for Service Health Dashboard will be an ideal feature for many Users.

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

    234 votes
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      3 comments  ·  Service Health Dashboard  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • Ability to rename initial domain

      Allow renaming of initial domain. Would save a large amount of resources if the company did not have to setup and migrate to a new tenant organisation if the company name changed, eg for a merger/split.

      227 votes
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        9 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • Change landing page for login

        Allow the portal log-in landing page to be changed for the entire organization as the administrator. For example, instead of being directed to Outlook, the user is directed to the share point site. I realize users can do this for themselves, but I'd like the ability to do it for them as the administrator.

        220 votes
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          5 comments  ·  Apps and App Launcher  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • Edit accessdenied.aspx in SharePoint Online

          I would like to be able to edit the standard page (accessdenied.aspx) when a user don't have the rights to access a SharePoint Site !

          217 votes
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            9 comments  ·  SharePoint Admin  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • Ability for global administrator to remove app from app launcher for all users

            Ability for app to be globally removed from the app launcher - as opposed to telling 50,000+ to unpin it themselves.

            215 votes
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              8 comments  ·  Apps and App Launcher  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • Read only version of the Tenant Admin account.

              I would like to have a Read only version of the tenant admin. This is great to give to security to do there audits as well as anyone doing there checks on settings for audit purposes.
              Buy having this you dont need to give full tenant R/W access to staff that dont really need it or know what they are really doing. All the Get commands work but not the set commands..

              213 votes
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                3 comments  ·  Exchange Admin  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              • Switch tenant in portal.office.com aka make portal accessible by B2B guests

                Currently it is not possible to switch the AD tenant in portal.office.com like you can in portal.azure.com.
                Without that is is not possible to Access the O365 Admin Panel as an B2B guest account that has Global Admin or EXO/SPO permissions.
                Login always takes me to my home tenant with my mailbox.

                It is also not possible to do this by PowerShell.

                So please make it possible to use portal.office.com Admin Section as an B2B guest otherwise it makes no sense that I can for example assign Exchange Admin permissions to an B2B user.

                200 votes
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                  8 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • Please, turn off "REPLY ALL" as the default!

                  With the latest upgrade REPLY ALL has been elevated to the default option for responding to email. Please no. REPLY ALL is often lethal and even more often annoying in large organizations. And if you do leave it that way, at least see if the organization hosting the OFFICE 365 can default it for everyone instead of individuals having to go in and complete the action of returning the default to just REPLY (which is somewhat buried I might add)

                  198 votes
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                    9 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • delete microsoft team conversation

                    It is better to manage the conversation of Microsoft Team. I suggest we could delete conversation or we could remove at least the member of conversation.

                    196 votes
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                      15 comments  ·  Lync Admin  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • Allow conversion of distribution groups into security groups

                      It would be beneficial to provide an easy way to convert a pre-existing distribution group into a security group or vice versa without having to recreate the entire group again. Can you add a simple way to change the type of an existing group?

                      195 votes
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                        5 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • Enable "SensitiveType" Compliance searches in Exchange Online/User Mailboxes

                        Our compliance officer sometimes needs IT to run a search for Credit Card numbers in our Billing Team's mailbox to ensure they aren't getting stored there.

                        Office 365 has a "SensitiveType" tag that apparently can be used for performing searches against SharePoint Online & OneDrive.

                        It would be very useful if this functionality could be extended to Exchange Online.

                        According to the following article:

                        Introducing Compliance Search in Office 365
                        https://blogs.office.com/2015/06/17/introducing-compliance-search-in-office-365/

                        It seems like these search tags should already be available but when I try to use them I get an error.

                        Please Enable the "SensitiveType" searh ability to Exchange…

                        191 votes
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                          7 comments  ·  Exchange Admin  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • Report Reader Role

                          Have a reporting admin role that can view all reports but does not have admin access to be able to be able to modify exchange, sharepoint etc. This would be a great role for CTO's or other top level management that don't need configuration rights.

                          191 votes
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                            13 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • Save SMTP-based emails sent via an Office 365 account in Outlook's Sent Items folder!

                            We followed Microsoft's instructions exactly for sending SMTP-based emails from a software application via a paid Microsoft Office 365 email account. However, the SMTP-based emails do not appear in and/or sync with Microsoft Office 365's Sent Items folder! Thus, we cannot see these SMTP-based emails via Microsoft Outlook 2016's desktop client or Outlook.com! Please integrate SMTP-originated emails into Microsoft Outlook's Sent Items folder! Thank you!

                            183 votes
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                              3 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            • Set DKIM key size to 2048 by default

                              Set DKIM key size to 2048 by default

                              As many audits consider 1024 bit too low for today.

                              177 votes
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                                31 comments  ·  Exchange Admin  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                              • Unified inbox for outlook on Windows 10! ❤

                                Outlook 365 for Windows needs a unified Inbox similar to ALL other Outlook apps. For those of us with multiple email accounts. It would be very convenient to have all emails arrive in one inbox instead of clicking the whole time through all Inboxes, which consumes a lot of time.

                                175 votes
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                                  12 comments  ·  Apps and App Launcher  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                • Transfer ownership of OneDrive Business

                                  Any steps to transfer the ownership of files and folder from OneDrive account to another?
                                  Your competitor can do it, but OneDrive... NO

                                  166 votes
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                                    14 comments  ·  SharePoint Admin  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                  • Create a rule to strip attachments, but deliver rest of message.

                                    create a rule that searches for a specific attachment, and strips the attachment but delivers the rest of the message without admin intervention. Right now, all we can do is bounce the message back to the sender, or send for approval, which approves the whole message. For example, a need would arise with a sensitive file sent by Sr. Mgmt with general comments. The comments are fine, but the attached file is not something that should be sent outside the company. We need a way simply strip that attachment out by rule. It currently does not exist.

                                    166 votes
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                                      11 comments  ·  Exchange Admin  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                    • Check if Automapping is enabled on a shared mailbox for all users or a particular user

                                      It is easy to enable/disable automapping but it would be nice to see the current state of automapping for shared mailboxes for all users or a particular user

                                      163 votes
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                                        10 comments  ·  Exchange Admin  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                      • Block users to change the password

                                        Dears,

                                        I come across this message prompts enable resource for previunir / block user to the password change your e-mail account. We migrated a solution to the cloud and it had these options. Another thing that I see in the product is denying changing account information.

                                        We need it very urgently.

                                        162 votes
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                                          15 comments  ·  Exchange Admin  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                        • Add group targeting to the custom tiles for O365

                                          I would like to see the custom tiles for O365 with group targetting. I work at a school currently and they would love to add tiles for students and some other tiles for employees.

                                          162 votes
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                                            6 comments  ·  Apps and App Launcher  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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