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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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    • Show Number of New Emails in Browser Tab

      Show number of New Emails on Browser Tab.

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        Working on it  ·  153 comments  ·  Message List  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • create a dealy sending for your email

        Delay Sending an email

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        • Add lines and color to separate things

          The new blank view is really bad, everything is floating. It is like we had a notebook with lined paper, and now all of the lines have been removed. Add some lines and color to separate things.

          24 votes
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          • Boxes undesired

            I registered with my outlook e-mail and now I have a double of each box: junk,deleted,...And the server doesn't allow me to delete the doubles! What am I suppose to do with that ???

            18 votes
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            • 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.

              15 votes
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              • reply indicator

                We are missing the little reverse arrow that indicates a reply has been sent! We now have to check our sent items to make sure we replied before deleting an email from our inbox.

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                  11 comments  ·  Message List  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • customise display of message list in inbox to show sender, subject line and date all on one line

                  display total number of emails in inbox - this will help to manage emails in inbox

                  14 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.

                    13 votes
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                    • Scroll bar in the inbox is WAY too fast and jumps

                      I have my list of emails on the left and my reading pane on the right. When I use the bar to the right of the list of emails to scroll down them it goes far, far too fast. It makes it HUGELY difficult and ENORMOUSLY frustrating if you're like me and receive hundreds of emails a day and want to delete them in blocks of more than about 8. I am so angry about this I am considering quitting hotmail. The scroll down bar works perfectly and much slower if you go into a list of spam emails or…

                      13 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!

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                        • Hide pinned items

                          Being able to pin a message is useful but I don't necessarily want to see it at the top of my inbox all the time. Can you make a filter to exclude pinned items and show all the rest please. Thanks

                          12 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.

                            12 votes
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                            • unread email background

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

                              11 votes
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                              • Customize columns and show icon column and column headings

                                Give the option to add/remove columns. Also, show the column heading/name. Currently, there is no column heading/name??? Also, the old outlook had a icon column showing if the mail was read/unread etc. Thanks.

                                11 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

                                  11 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.

                                    10 votes
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                                    • Colored Flags

                                      Different color flags to mark messages, with different priorities.

                                      10 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.

                                        10 votes
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                                        • Put back the down arrow so I can preview the first few lines of an email.

                                          That way if I don't know for sure whether or not it is junk, I don't have to fully open it to figure that out.

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