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  1. SharePoint Document Library limit of 5000 - Ridiculous

    We planned to migrate from Dropbox to a SharePoint document library and when implemented, we immediately hit the 5000 item limit in a library. This is ridiculous in 2018. We have used folders with over 35,000 files on Dropbox without any issues. This is an unfortunate limit for a product that is called Office365 for business.

    Please increase this limit or provide another means to load and backup large datasets.

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    6 comments  ·  SharePoint Admin  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  2. 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.

    208 votes
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    17 comments  ·  Lync Admin  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  3. Be able to query Office 365 license expiry date via PowerShell

    We want to be able to pull license expiry reports via other tools to keep our expiry reports consistent (IT Glue in this case). I can query many things by Office365 PowerShell module, including the license types, but I cannot query the dates in which these expire.
    Why does this ability not exist? Can we get that exposed as part of the Office 365 powershell commandlets

    207 votes
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    7 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  4. 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)

    207 votes
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    9 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  5. Display name spoofing protection request

    I'd like to see a feature whereby we can flag/block incoming external email which has a display name that matches the display name of an internal user. This would help stop the many emails we get where fraudsters have obtained staff names from LinkedIn etc. and have then created a free webmail account using their name, and then emailed staff attempting to ask them to make a bank transfer or other payment.

    205 votes
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    8 comments  ·  Exchange Admin  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  6. 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

    203 votes
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    12 comments  ·  Exchange Admin  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  7. 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?

    196 votes
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    5 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  8. 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 →
  9. Change initials on microsoft office

    It would be great if we could change the initials in the colored circle on outlook. I am able to change it on word, excel, etc. so it would be awesome to do this on outlook too.

    190 votes
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    4 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  10. Billing Notification E-mail Sent to the Password Retrieval Alt E-mail Address

    Please find a way to stop sending billing notification e-mails to the alternate e-mail address being used for password retrieval.

    187 votes
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    21 comments  ·  Message Center  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  11. 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 →
  12. 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

    181 votes
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    17 comments  ·  SharePoint Admin  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  13. 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.

    179 votes
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    13 comments  ·  Exchange Admin  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  14. Migrate mailboxes from one Office 365 Tenant to another Office 365 Tenant.

    Migrate mailboxes from one Office 365 Tenant to another Office 365 Tenant. Please make the feature available in Office 365 for better and smooth migration of mailboxes from One Tenant to another Tenant in Office 365.

    178 votes
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    13 comments  ·  Exchange Admin  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  15. Provide a Direct Debit payment option for the UK

    Some smaller organisations do not have credit cards, please allow a Direct Debit payment option (Like Google G Suite)

    177 votes
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    33 comments  ·  Exchange Admin  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  16. 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.

    177 votes
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    17 comments  ·  Exchange Admin  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  17. Allow sharepoint to use a vanity domain for the URL rather than tenant.sharepoint.com

    Currently our SharePoint uses tenant.sharepoint.com but I would ideally like this to be changed to intranet.mydomain.com or extranet.mydomain.com. It seems I can't use my vanity domain name for a SharePoint site or have multiple top level sites such as intranet and extranet for different purposes.

    176 votes
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    9 comments  ·  SharePoint Admin  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  18. 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.

    173 votes
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    7 comments  ·  Apps and App Launcher  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  19. Change default language in Sharepoint (OneDrive)

    For an international company, it is important to define the company language (e.g. English) as the default language. Unfortunately, when initializing O365, the language is set according to the location (in our case "German"). This is devastating because all SharePoint pages (including OneDrive) are subsequently created in "German". This should at least be pointed out.
    Unfortunately there is no possibility to change the default language afterwards. The workarounds with multi-language support are not satisfactory. Nevertheless, German continues to dominate in many areas

    Please point out the importance of the language during the initial setup and give the possibility to select…

    165 votes
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    12 comments  ·  SharePoint Admin  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  20. O365 Nav Bar is always filled with black if you are an External User

    Imagine you have an external user access to a SharePoint Online site, where the Office 365 Nav Bar is filled with wine-red. However, every time you visit to the site as an external user, you may see the Nav Bar as black.

    This happens in all tenants w/o exception while accessing as an external user and there is no way to change the color. This is confusing and frustrating for some customers who are giving special meaning to each site collection's Nav Bar color.

    Please consider and discuss about design change on this.

    165 votes
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