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  1. Display Group Creation Contact Info

    Disable Group Creation for all user and Display Message to Contact Person from Listed to create group. that way Group have proper names instead name what ever they like.

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    • smtp alias

      Microsoft tells us to use the new Office 365 Groups instead of distribution groups, but the new Office 365 groups doesn't have the functionality to add email aliases as distribution groups allows me to do. Sometimes I need to add aliases just to be sure that also misspelled or variants of an email address gets through. Add this simple function please!

      86 votes
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      • Add an Office 365 Group Calendar to your Outlook Calendar

        You should be able to add an Office 365 Group Calendar to your Outlook Calendar. Currently I cannot use the group calendar in Outlook, and many users prefer to be able to use both Outlook and Office 365.

        15 votes
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        • Outlook 2016 support for groups in a hybrid Office 365 setup

          Office 365 Groups in a hybrid setup are not visible in Outlook 2016. I think Groups are a great concept, but this is holding me back of promoting their use in our organisation.

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          • Multi-Accounts support of Outlook Groups app for Android.

            I want to use the Outlook Groups app by multi-account.
            Because I use three Office 365 accounts for each companies.
            Outlook app for Android is useful by Multi-Accounts support.

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            • Enable Office Groups in Shortcuts in Outlook

              I always use the "Shortcuts"-view in Outlook.
              It's not possible to add Groups to the shortcut menu so I have to switch between views.
              Can't Groups be added as a shortcut?

              21 votes
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              • Share video's will open local mailclient

                When I push the sharebutton in the video portal it opens the local mailclient. Please create the same interface as in OneDrive en send the mail from the webinterface.

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                • Allow open with explorer view

                  Allow open with explorer view

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                  • Remove multiple groups from single user

                    When creating a new user or an existing user under Exchange Properties and member of, I would like to be able to add and remove groups for that single user. If it is not in that area just under edit user there should be an option somewhere, where I can add and remove groups under the selected user.

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                    • 3 votes
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                      • Restrict Owner of group to edit group name

                        If users cannot create groups then owners of groups should also be restricted from changing the group name / description.

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                        • Please help, how to use Groups feature in iPad?

                          Please help how to use Groups feature in iPad? (Is there coming apps or some else solution?)

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                          • Password expitation alert for Mobile devices.

                            Mobile users can't be alert that the password is expiring after 90 days. How about email alert warning them about password change?

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                            • Supprimer ou pouvoir modifier le quota sur le nombre de groupe de distribution

                              Le nombre de groupe de dsitribution est limité « by design » (selon le support technique) et est assez bas (environ 50 groupes). Il serait donc très utile de pouvoir soit supprimer ce quota, soit de pouvoir le modifier, depuis l'interface d'administration d'Exchange Online d'Officce 365 ou depuis un Powershell.

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                              • Add functionality to view shared with us files in Office 365 Groups app

                                Make sure to add the functionality to view shared with us files in the Office 365 Groups app. It currently only shows the group files.

                                15 votes
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                                • Please do include on the website that publisher, access, visio and projects are not compatible to Mac OS X/IOS

                                  Please do include on the website that publisher, access, visio and projects are not compatible to Mac OS X/IOS

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                                  • having an auto-reply function for shared folders

                                    we use shared Folders for applicants. Today there is no function for an auto replay. That would be very good to have that function...

                                    Thank you, Thomas

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                                    • Allow SharePoint workflow tasks to be assigned to an Active directory Security group

                                      We would like the ability to assign a task from a workflow to a AD security group. Right now we can only use SharePoint groups and that means we have to recreate the security group in SharePoint.

                                      8 votes
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                                      • Add an optional 'Subject' line to Groups' messages

                                        It would be great to be able to add an optional subject line to group messages. This is mostly needed when sending to external parties so that the messages appear in the inbox with a 'proper' subject line rather than the first line of the message.

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                                        • Allow people to share a link to a public group as a way of promoting it within the organization

                                          To allow users to click a url to be able to visit a public group page to be able to join it would be fantastic!

                                          23 votes
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                                            1 comment  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                                            Good idea! We plan to address this by giving owners the ability to share a link to join the group. If you want to share a link to a public group’s conversations today, you can just copy the link to the group’s email conversations from the browser address bar.

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