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  1. Edit Connected Account Folder

    When creating a connected account in Outlook.com, a person has the ability to specify the destination folder for incoming messages. Cnce created, you cannot edit the account to modify that destination folder. I think that the destination folder should be part of the values one can change when editing the account.

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      0 comments  ·  Alias and Connected Accounts  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • Clarify the use (and risks) of using 'connected accounts'.

      I just lost 16 years of emails because they were deleted from my old, 'connected' Yahoo email account. The Outlook.com FAQ for 'connected accounts' should mention this...

      "Any folders or emails removed from your external connected account will also be removed fomr your Outlook.com account."

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        0 comments  ·  Alias and Connected Accounts  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • Connected Account Rules

        When Inbox is specified as the destination folder for a connected account, rules don't seem to work on the connected account messages. I created a POP connected account and a rule that said that when messages sent to that address arrive, they should be moved to a different folder. The rule never took effect, even though the rule looked like it should. I think rules should work on all messages arriving in the Inbox, even if from a connected account.

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          0 comments  ·  Alias and Connected Accounts  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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            0 comments  ·  Alias and Connected Accounts  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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            I change Microsoft alias first

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              0 comments  ·  Alias and Connected Accounts  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • Inconsistent behaviour between "New" and "Reply" on all mail clients, when using a Connected Account and "Default From Address"

              I'm seeing inconsistent "from address" behaviour between writing a new mail and replying to an existing mail. In the new mail case, the address configured in your mail client "From" field is used. In the Reply case, the address displayed in your mail client is ignored and the "Default From Address" is used.

              These should be made consistent.

              Full analysis below to aid with troubleshooting/bug fixing:

              It looks like the Outlook.com mail servers ignore your default from address when you create a new mail, but DO use it when you reply to an existing mail - even if you have…

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                0 comments  ·  Alias and Connected Accounts  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              • Fix issues with personal email addresses on NEW outlook.com

                When the PRIMARY Microsoft account is a personal email, and you have a connected account or sendonly account using THE SAME email address, outlook.com should be able to work out that these are the same account - and only use the connected account to send emails and not have two options shown with the same name, with one of which using the "sent on behalf of <GUID>@outlook.com".

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                  0 comments  ·  Alias and Connected Accounts  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • Edit options for typos

                  Make it easier to set up all of the accounts and instead of making it so dang difficult to reset your laptop (in my case) because of a typo, you guys really should make an editing button or give options to edit email addresses, in the case that someone does make a typo. For example, I put one too many of a number in my gmail address when I was setting up my laptop at Christmas. It's now almost July and I just now got a reset a primary alias and I need to edit it and now it won't…

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                    0 comments  ·  Alias and Connected Accounts  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • rules created on outlook.com is not working for connected accounts

                    rules which was created on outlook.com is not working on the connected accounts. i just had an email conversation with outlook support team and they told like "at present the rules will not work on connected accounts".
                    kindly enable rules for connected accounts as well. rules are one of the best option in outlook. kindly do the changes as soon as possible

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                      0 comments  ·  Alias and Connected Accounts  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • Support rules for 3rd party accounts (connected accounts)

                      According to the support of the Microsoft Forum and based on my personal experience, rules, which have been defined in outlook.com, are only working for mails, sent to your outlook.com address. Mails, that came via connected accounts (connected 3rd party accounts like, gmail, gmx, etc.) are ignored. In my opinion that doesn't make any sence and I really would like to have that changed.

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                        1 comment  ·  Alias and Connected Accounts  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • separate emails!

                        i don't know what is up with this new update but i can't get into my other account. i need my outlook account and not my hotmail account right now and every time i go to outlook, it seems to think i mean my hotmail account! i am very frustrated because i can't get into my outlook account at all!

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                          1 comment  ·  Alias and Connected Accounts  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • Easy life in Outlook

                          Outlook is great in different aspect of making life a better and easy place my sending messages to our love ones and receiving and sharing of ideas together in outlook.In outlook we have come to the world together to lookout.

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                            1 comment  ·  Alias and Connected Accounts  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • Changing display name on connected accounts

                            I tried adding another account but it displays the entire email address and don't have the option to change the display name according to it's Domain. Maybe there is also a need for you to implement it. Thank you.

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                              0 comments  ·  Alias and Connected Accounts  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            • From address line for replies using an alias - use the alias email address

                              Not sure why this functionality was removed.

                              Default From address:

                              "New messages you send will show the designated default address on the From line. Replies you send will show the address the message was sent to as the From address. You can change the From address for a message when you compose it."

                              thanks.

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                                1 comment  ·  Alias and Connected Accounts  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                              • handling additional accounts

                                outlook neeeds to do a better job of handling different email accounts and synic'ing across multiple devices. I'm about ready to give.

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                                  1 comment  ·  Alias and Connected Accounts  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                • Seamless Experience Between Mobile & Desktop

                                  I installed Outlook for Android on my phone. I've combined 3 hotmail/live.com email accounts and it works great. It would be great if I could then login to outlook.com on my computer browser and tada - those same 3 hotmail/live.com email accounts all appear without me having to do any more setting up. You want to know why? Because I have 3 different passwords which I tend to forget. And every time I forget a password you make me suffer - big time - even to the point of locking me out of my account.

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                                    12 comments  ·  Alias and Connected Accounts  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                  • Allow 'mail' in the email address for the outlook.com domain

                                    Currently 'mail' is not allowed by the email address validation check when creating new accounts. However, 'mail' is part of my last name, which makes it impossible for me to create an outlook.com account for my kids. Please enable 'mail' as part of account addresses

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                                      0 comments  ·  Alias and Connected Accounts  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                    • multiple mailboxes/calendars management

                                      Add the possibility of multiple mailboxes/calendars management (like Gmail) so users can manage multiple mailboxes (including they calendar) accounts they created.

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                                        2 comments  ·  Alias and Connected Accounts  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                      • Email alias for domain owners

                                        Ability to add an alias for an email forward on account. I have 4 family members I'd welcome to pay for an account, but 3 others that just have alias forwarding for my domain... and O365 doesn't do alias' without a paid account on domains.

                                        4 votes
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                                          0 comments  ·  Alias and Connected Accounts  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                        • Allow e-mail reminders from non-outlook primary alias

                                          Before the Outlook.com upgrade, calendar events were able to send e-mail reminders even if the primary alias was not set to 'outlook.com'. With the 'upgrade', this no longer works.
                                          (Further - when I tried to get online help with this issue, the techs did not know of this issue and had me debug it by changing the primary alias - more than 3 times, so now I'm locked out for further time).

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