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  1. 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…

    248 votes
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    14 comments  ·  Exchange Admin  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  2. 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.

    242 votes
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    10 comments  ·  SharePoint Admin  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  3. 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.

    232 votes
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    19 comments  ·  Lync Admin  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  4. 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.

    230 votes
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    18 comments  ·  Exchange Admin  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  5. Rename the initial tenant domain

    By renaming the incorrect initial tenant domain will save a plenty cost to register new tenant and migrate data. I believe many organizations would like to change the initial domain name such as they've changed the company name. It will be more user-friendly for customer experience.

    Thank you

    228 votes
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    7 comments  ·  SharePoint Admin  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  6. 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.

    225 votes
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    8 comments  ·  Exchange Admin  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  7. 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

    223 votes
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    14 comments  ·  Exchange Admin  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  8. 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.

    224 votes
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    20 comments  ·  Exchange Admin  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  9. 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.

    218 votes
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    24 comments  ·  Message Center  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  10. 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

    217 votes
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    19 comments  ·  SharePoint Admin  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  11. 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.

    217 votes
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    5 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  12. setting regional timezones for onedrive users

    It seems that when a user is created in 365, their OneDrive regional and Locale setting is defaulted to US. We would like to be able to change the default for the tenant at the 365 admin level.

    212 votes
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    11 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  13. 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)

    209 votes
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    40 comments  ·  Exchange Admin  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  14. 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 →
  15. Allow Admins to Disable Clutter Notifications

    Many of our users receive automatic system notifications suggesting that they enable the new Clutter feature. While this feature is valuable, we need to control the flow of information regarding features and usage of Office 365. We make announcements for things like this in accordance with our own training schedules so that we can provide the right guidance for our users. Please allow us to prevent these automated notifications for Clutter and for any features that may use these types of notifications in the future. Thanks!

    203 votes
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    13 comments  ·  Exchange Admin  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  16. Last use of Visio/Project

    Its should be great to have the info "last used" for Visio 365 and Project to manage precisely how many licenses we effectively need.
    Its too easy to buy a new license each time a user need one.

    We do not use exchange

    License management is a hard job and useful info like this can make life easier

    Often, people ask for Visio or Project. They keep the software for "life" even if not used anymore.

    This is my job to check if a software is used or not and revoke the license if needed. I'm sure the "last use"…

    202 votes
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    5 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  17. 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.

    196 votes
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    14 comments  ·  Exchange Admin  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  18. 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?

    193 votes
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  19. 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.

    193 votes
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    12 comments  ·  SharePoint Admin  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  20. 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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