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  1. Outlook Email Address Extractor

    Outlook Email Address Extractor is powerful software designed to collect email ids from Outlook account. https://www.kmttech.com/email-extractor.html

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    • suggest to develop an approval required process if someone sends an email to more than some limited recipients.

      suggest to develop an approval required process if someone sends an email to more than som

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      • Do not retire Connection from business 365

        We are a small company that started using windows for business 365 and love it. We used the connections portion of it and was an amazing hit wit the clients now it is being retired. What is this going to mean for us. The best thing about 365 is that everything you need is there in one spot.
        We need the connection/ campaign APP
        Please do something

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        • Retiring Connections will cause me to discontinue my MS O365 Business plan, guess we have to go back to MailChimp. Shame on you Microsoft.

          Retiring Connections will cause me to discontinue my MS O365 Business plan, guess we have to go back to MailChimp. Shame on you Microsoft. Get us hooked on your product then discontinue it...that's poor business practice.

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          • Easier de-duping

            I had a failed attempt at importing my data into Connections, so I deleted all the contacts and started again. I now have a (more or less) clean list assigned to various mailing lists but this has brought about its own issues.

            My suggestions are:

            1) I have a complete set of duplicates (and more - 832 people in Contacts but 1,705 people on the 'Everyone' list) with no reassurance that, if I use this list, it won't send each mail twice!
            2) Provide an easier way of searching for duplicates in the contacts list. At present all you seem…

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            • Unable to access shared mailbox via typing full email address

              when I try to input full email address on "Open other mailbox" on OWA. unable to open shared mailbox. I believe that open other mailbox blank rely on GAL search result.

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              • Customise the welcome email

                When someone signs up and confirms to join the mailing list, it would be nice to customise the email that is sent to them when they confirm their subscription to the mailing list.

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                • What is the limit wrt the number of emails that can be sent at once?

                  I have a mailing list of over 30k people who have all opted-in to receive my monthly emails. We are considering a move from Mailchimp to Connections. Can I send my emails through MS Connections?

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                  • CONTACTOS EN BANDEJA ENTRADA Y NOMBRE REMITENTE COGER EL DE AGENDA

                    Hello everyone,
                    my suggestion is:

                    In the inbox, the sender name that you see should be able to be changed by the name you have recorded in the contacts or calendar.
                    All other email management programs do it and on cell phones as well.
                    More than anything that many times you have to decipher email that we know where it comes from and if it is a contact that you already have established.

                    Waiting for you to implement it.

                    Thank you very much

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                    • Resend a campaign to addressees who haven't opened the email

                      It would be useful to be able to resend a campaign to only those people who haven't yet opened the email.

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                      • A Future for all. projects

                        Perché nn create un computer che cresce in base all eta di chi lo utilizza, man mano che il bambino cresce il pc si aggiorna aggiungendo contenuti in base all eta di chi lo utilizza..stessa cosa in per le persone anziane piu si diventa anziani piu si ingrandiscono i caratteri più si semplifica con programmi pre istallati. Che...contattami se volete l intero plan..

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                        • delete expired campaigns

                          There should be a way to delete campaigns to manage storage. I have generated a number of campaigns simply in testing. I would like to delete them and, once I use Connections in production, be able to delete old campaigns so that I don't need to scroll through hundreds of ages to find one I want to replicate.

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                          • Can you create a template with publisher or word use for campaign template?

                            I would like to create a template in Publisher or word and use this template in the Email Campaign.

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                            • Contacts filter for those not on a mailing list

                              Within contacts you can filter in various manners but cannot filter those that are not on a mailing list so that you can allocate accordingly, or mailing list specific. Those not on a mailing list may have signed up via the 'sign up page' in Connections but you will have no idea who has signed up. So suggested filter options in Contacts:

                              Contacts not on a mailing list.
                              New contacts, added within last 30 days.
                              Mailing list specific.

                              Plus notification by email of new sign ups (an option to turn this off should be included as some might receive excessive…

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                              • WHERE CAN I FIND SOMEWHERE TO COMPLAIN ABOUT THE NEW SET UPON THE MAIL PAGE?

                                RETURN TO OUTLOOK EMAIL ORIGINAL SET UP PAGE, NEW ONE READING PANE TOO SMALL, PRINT TOO SMALL, DIFFICULT TO FIND MESSAGES IN 'JUNK' and 'SENT.

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                                • Allow custom domains for outbound email address

                                  Please allow me to send from my custom domain like mycompany.com rather than mycompany.mssend.com

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                                  • Office 365 Graph Content Pack in Power BI and Data Connector in Flow/Power Apps

                                    Office Graph Data is extremely valuable. Being able to access it in Power BI, Flow and Power Apps is hugely valuable. It's possible with custom connectors/home brew now. It needs to be available to power users without code.

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                                    • Download results

                                      You can upload data from a csv but no way to download. would be good if could download all data, contacts with campaign results, i.e. success, failed delivery, unsubscribe etc. so we could then bulk edit and re upload changes. i need to be able to download so can update our crm system. don't like the idea of copy and pasting for the next few hours

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                                      • scheduling campaigns

                                        Make it possible to schedule campaigns for future delivery. It isn't always convenient to draft the campaign at the moment you want to send it.

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                                          Good news — we’re now rolling out a “scheduled send” feature to Connections users now! You may already see it, and if not, you should see it within the next few weeks.

                                          When the scheduled send feature is available for your account, it will appear on the final preview screen before sending.

                                          You’ll see a note just above the To and Subject lines indicating “This campaign will be sent immediately” with a link to Edit when the campaign should be sent.

                                          We’d love to hear feedback on how you like this new functionality.

                                        • Allow me to choose the Reply to address

                                          Please allow me to set the reply-to address for my campaigns.

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