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  1. How about bringing back the "SWEEP" function that allowed me to keep my inbox clean.

    DON'T UPGRADE OUTLOOK BY TAKING AWAY FEATURES THAT WERE GOOD!

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      3001 comments  ·  Message List  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • Show Number of New Emails in Browser Tab

      Show number of New Emails on Browser Tab.

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        Working on it  ·  169 comments  ·  Message List  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • Ability to change font size

        Needs the ability to change font sizes. Both in the inbox view and when composing a new email.

        This new UI has the text so small that I can barely read it even with my glasses.

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          623 comments  ·  Message List  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • Adjustable column width

          It would be great if you could let me adjust the size of the columns in my inbox. Currently the 'sender' column takes up more than half the space on the screen. This isnot ideal, as I do not regularly have senders that would be of such a length to utilize all of this.

          It would be better if I could see the subject and more of the message preview than a lot of blank space for the sender field

          454 votes
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            136 comments  ·  Message List  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • View full email address by hovering over the senders name in preview mode

            We use to be able to hover the cursor over a sender's name in an email and the full email address was displayed. This only seems to work if the email is fully open (it doesn't work in the preview window of the inbox). I relied on this feature to help determine if the email was a fake or not, and now I can only do it after I open it......

            111 votes
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            • Missing the focused inbox. my inbox seems to be messed up with promo msgs

              Hey i have seen the latest outlook inbox, hah its become classy now..i was bored of ur conventional blue theme and now i am happy to see a lot more themes...
              i have a suggestion for you...now my inbox seems to be messed up with all the mail..all the promotional msgs are seen in my inbox. make an option for focused inbox like in outlook application. i just loved that application and i really enjoy that feature. i hope you will include that too into this new baby.

              33 votes
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              • Inbox mail should be 'latest received' on top.

                It would be good if emails in the Inbox displayed the date sent (not the day) as well as the time. Actually the date would be more important.
                It used to be like that before, but now my Inbox seems to be jumbled with no
                indication as to when the messages were sent or were received in my Inbox.
                Also can the first pane with Folders/Inbox be narrower, leaving , etc be narrower, lever more room in the next pane.

                Thank you.

                LG

                23 votes
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                  12 comments  ·  Message List  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • Colored Flags

                  Different color flags to mark messages, with different priorities.

                  21 votes
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                    9 comments  ·  Message List  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • Consistency with lay out design with all devices such as Lap top, Desk top, Tablet

                    I have noticed when I log on to my desk top (PC) my Outlook email looks complexly different to the layout when I log on to my Samsung Galaxy Tablet ,on my tablet the Outlook email layout is confusing and have noticed there is not an option to add folders like there is on my desk top"Outlook email" lay out. on the"Outlook email" lay out(Desk top and Laptop ) when you pull down the window to move an email when one as pulled down this window in the "move to " option on desk top and Lap top "Outlook email"…

                    20 votes
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                      5 comments  ·  Message List  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • Bring Category Colomn back

                      There is no category colomn in mail which make me feel organised that if any uncategorised mail is there then i can identify and work on it.

                      18 votes
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                      • Show 'sent from' & 'sent to'

                        Could you offer an option to display sent and received recipients columns. This is because I move some sent mail to a miscellaneous folder, and it only shows my name, not the person I sent it to.

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                        • Inbox Message Style

                          How about some lines between messages in the Inbox? Also, the blue coloring of unread messages is a bit too subtle to distinguish clearly.

                          16 votes
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                          • Please add an option for a mouse-and-keyboard friendly layout

                            I'm accessing Outlook webmail from my PC 100% of the time. I understand the idea behind this new layout (being touchscreen-friendly and all), but please add an option to have a more classic, mouse-and-keyboard friendly layout. This new one wastes a lot of vertical space for no reason other than to be useful on devices i do *not* use Outlook with.

                            16 votes
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                            • Preview of email body

                              The new layout with more text from the body of the email showing is really annoying! Please allow us to 'compact' the emails in inbox to just show the subject line - like it was before!

                              16 votes
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                              • Remove the unread items number in Deleted Items folder

                                Don't show the number of unread items next to the Deleted Items folder. It's annoying as unread items correlate to incomplete actions so I feel like I have to go into Deleted Items and mark my deleted spam as 'Read' in order to get rid of the unread items number. Thanks

                                15 votes
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                                • Category counter of unread emails in each category

                                  Categories should display a counter of unread emails in each category. For example: a "Bills" category should show how many unread emails are in that category - alerting me that I have a new bill.

                                  14 votes
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                                  • Scrolling buttons

                                    Can we have a button to scroll up & down, unable to scroll without it as it's too fast!

                                    13 votes
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                                    • mark all doesn't work

                                      When marking ALL on page. It marks only 16(!) messages. Where is the magical number comes from and why not do what you are actually saying and mark ALL on the page.

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                                      • unread email background

                                        Make the background of unread email different then read email, now its confusing to distinguish

                                        13 votes
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                                        • more emails on a pge

                                          Email and title all in one line thus allowing more emails to be listed. Currently, I can only see about 6 emails on a page at any one time.

                                          13 votes
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