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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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      2304 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  ·  150 comments  ·  Message List  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • "Return to Folder List" option after deleting or moving a message

        Include option to "Return to the folder message list" when an item is deleted or moved, not just giving the option to open the next or previous item. Automatically opening a message can be a security risk, so you should allow the user to always choose exactly which message to open. GMail does it. Yahoo! does it, so I know it's possible.

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          31 comments  ·  Message List  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • Mails clearing function

          Hello, I think that it become important to add a "clearing function" which allow users to delete every mails (read as unread) to simplify our lives because it's very long to do this by lot of 20 when we have a box with more than 1 000 mails to delete.

          33 votes
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          • Message deletion (Trashcan icon)

            in the previous UI, there was a trashcan icon on every mail, need that, instead of selecting all mails and delete at once. quite some people has subscribed to newsletters, and they get a substantial amount of mails, like 250 to 300 mails per day.

            so deleting this way may be troublesome to send mailbox update to the server every minute, but easier on the user. maybe its time we change? maybe outlook suggesting this change? just a suggestion though

            30 votes
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            • merge first two lines to "one" line of mail list

              New format takes up too much room showing each message in mailbox. 3 lines with large, med, and small fonts makes it VERY hard to see your emails - with everyone getting so many emails these days. Need to merge first two lines to one line, and allow us to make notifications box on left smaller so it doesn't take so much window space.

              28 votes
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              • create a dealy sending for your email

                Delay Sending an email

                20 votes
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                  3 comments  ·  Message List  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • colour to highlight every other message

                  Inbox - would it be possible to highlight every other item to make it easier to read? A blank page with no written lines or columns is confusing.

                  20 votes
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                  • Indent on Folders list too wide

                    The left hand pane takes up too much room because the folder names start too far in from the left and the margin on the right is too wide. I think both these widths could safely be halved to save space and ,make it much neater. The work "Inbox" should start below the "o" of "Folder", not after the "l"

                    18 votes
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                      6 comments  ·  Message List  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • Use Select Box to check All New Messages Only

                      I've always wanted the option of selecting all my NEW messages at once. In most cases I will delete the majority of new messages coming in daily. By being able to select them all at once, without having to select the whole page or all messages that are visible on the current screen or the worst, all messages in the box, then i can easily screen and keep only those I wish to read.

                      18 votes
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                        3 comments  ·  Message List  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • 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.

                        17 votes
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                          2 comments  ·  Message List  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • background need breaking up

                          Really think there should be a small line between each email on the inbox, even if it's just a light grey one as it can break up the "text wall" that's presented to us and make things easier to read. It's a little hard at the moment.

                          Maybe looks could be customizable?

                          16 votes
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                            1 comment  ·  Message List  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • Add an Undo Delete button

                            Allow undoing an action.

                            It's easy to delete an email:
                            open a message
                            click delete
                            click delete again

                            And now, the message you were reading is deleted, and so is the next message. Checking the checkbox of the message in the message list is not necessary to select it for deletion.

                            Adding a button to Undo Delete (or archive, etc.) would make it easier to reverse an accidental deletion, while keeping the ease of deleting messages.

                            Gmail has an undo :)

                            16 votes
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                              5 comments  ·  Message List  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            • Auto Scroll

                              In the old version of outlook, when selecting messages (to delete, for example), the page would auto-scroll down and allow you to keep clicking without moving the mouse. This was so nice!! In this new version, that functionality is not there -- is it possible to bring it back? I loved it!

                              Julie

                              16 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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                                  3 comments  ·  Message List  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                • 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.

                                  13 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 ???

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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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                                      • Pinned messages

                                        If the order of pinned messages can be changed by dragging, it would be great full.

                                        Thanks

                                        12 votes
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                                          9 comments  ·  Message List  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                        • 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!

                                          12 votes
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