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  1. NAMES attributed to Aliases

    Aliases are meant to hide your real name, as well as help manage what is one subject matter and what is another - if I am known in a social group network as Priscilla, and I have an alias created as priscilla@outlook.com, I don't want the receiver to see "mail from Carla (priscilla@outlook.com)" I want them to see a NAME alias, as in this example would be "mail from Priscilla (priscilla@outlook.com)". Do you see the problem? It's not a matter of hiding anything, my closer friends know my aliases, it's a matter of not confusing…

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      6 comments  ·  Alias and Connected Accounts  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • Fix the problems sending/receiving email from email addresses in non-microsoft domains

      The problems with the outlook_[Random_Hex_Digits]@outlook.com address used by outlook.com when your primary alias is a non MS email address have got worse since the migration to the new servers. Emails are now rejected that are sent to the outlook_[Random_Hex_Digits]@outlook.com addresses.

      Please fix this.

      If you use outlook.com webmail things still work as the emails are sent from outlook_[Random_Hex_Digits]@outlook.com On Behalf of your.email@real.address (and replies go to the on behalf of address).  But if you use the full Outlook client they are sent from outlook_[Random_Hex_Digits]@outlook.com and recipients are now unable to reply.

      The only way to get round this in the…

      71 votes
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        5 comments  ·  Alias and Connected Accounts  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • Sync of connected accounts

        Connected accounts: add possibility for the user to manually sync the connected accounts and/or add a scheduling (1 min, 5 min, 15 min, etc.) for the sync per account

        50 votes
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          8 comments  ·  Alias and Connected Accounts  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • Can't select aliases on the outlook android app

          There should be an option to choose from aliases in the outlook android app.

          42 votes
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            8 comments  ·  Alias and Connected Accounts  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • Youtube account features

            Get playstore and youtube privliges so you can have a outlook as a email for use with google products aswell.

            37 votes
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              11 comments  ·  Alias and Connected Accounts  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • Merge Office 365 and Microsoft Account login screens

              Make logging into Office 365 and Outlook.com easier by using a single login page for both services.Right now we've got login.microsoftonline.com and login.live.com. Merge them!

              30 votes
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                2 comments  ·  Alias and Connected Accounts  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              • The rules and additional email folders

                Connected accounts stopped working in previous folders, as well as all the rules set for them. The upgrade created new folders for already existing accounts. It is a nightmare trying to move all emails from now obsolete folders. The rules don't work on new folders. Had to download desktop version in order to create new rules. Crazy that this has not been tested before a rollout. Definitely considering moving all the accounts to Gmail.

                27 votes
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                  2 comments  ·  Alias and Connected Accounts  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • link HOTMAIL/OUTLOOK accounts (BRING BACK this OLD FEATURE!)

                  i'd like to be able to link MSN accounts together (LIKE PREVIOUSLY!)

                  ALSO i have not seen the SMTP POP3 being able to configure incoming and outgoing server SEPARATELY AND INDEPENDENTLY!

                  22 votes
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                    1 comment  ·  Alias and Connected Accounts  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • Stop categorising connected account messages (or make it an option)

                    Since being upgraded to the new outlook.com, when messages are collected from my connected account (external domain), they are automatically assigned a category with that email address as its name. I have no use for this category so would like to be able to turn that off - I am currently having to manually remove it.

                    21 votes
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                      5 comments  ·  Alias and Connected Accounts  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • Connecting ALL Account Types

                      The ability to connect accounts hosted through Outlook.com that are personal branded e-mail addresses

                      21 votes
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                        3 comments  ·  Alias and Connected Accounts  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • Ability to sort/rename folders for connected accounts

                        Since the new update, my POP accounts stopped syncing, so I had to re-add my gmail accounts using the "Connected Accounts" feature, which only allows for IMAP syncing. However, this creates a new folder in Outlook with sub-folders such as "Personal" and "Receipts" which I do not need. Yet, I am unable to delete them as they reappear with every sync.

                        Furthermore, the folders for my connected accounts are automatically named using the email address. This is a problem because folders in the sidebar are auto-sorted in alphabetical order and I cannot for the life of me figure out how…

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                          2 comments  ·  Alias and Connected Accounts  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • Hide Real Name

                          Please give use the option of hiding our real name when using an alias email address or otherwise. It's crazy being unable to hide such sensitive information due to 'security reasons,' as quoted from yourselves.

                          If you want Outlook to be the main email provider, it needs to cater to those who wish to use it for professional and general forum and internet use. This includes hiding you real name with a username when sending email to and from contacts.

                          19 votes
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                            1 comment  ·  Alias and Connected Accounts  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • best email website

                            do your think it the best email account website ever ?

                            18 votes
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                              0 comments  ·  Alias and Connected Accounts  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            • Option to Hide Display Name

                              I would like an option to hide the full name shown in the "From" section that is sent from my Outlook.com account and only display the email address. I think it would also be very useful to be able to choose which email alias this applies to.

                              18 votes
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                                0 comments  ·  Alias and Connected Accounts  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                              • No account identity visibility.

                                I can no longer SEE which email account I am looking at. I have email accounts at ***@hotmail.com, ***@live.com, ***@gmail.com and ***@msn.com. Since I linked all these with Outlook, there is no visible means for me to determine which account I am working with. I used to be able to hover over my picture and see the account I was working with ... what happened? Working with so many different accounts is confusing enough without being blind to which account is currently being shown. PLEASE ADD THE CURRENT EMAIL ADDRESS TO YOUR HEADER! There is a large amount of black…

                                16 votes
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                                  2 comments  ·  Alias and Connected Accounts  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                • getting rid of alias mailboxes

                                  There should be an easy way to get rid of an alias mailbox. At present it seems that if you create ananias mailbox under outlook.com, it stays there forever.

                                  15 votes
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                                    0 comments  ·  Alias and Connected Accounts  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                  • Social Media

                                    add facebook and twiter update with in outlook

                                    13 votes
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                                      4 comments  ·  Alias and Connected Accounts  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                    • Alias Email Send From Selection

                                      Send from an alias email within office 365 or select with email to use and it to appear from

                                      13 votes
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                                        5 comments  ·  Alias and Connected Accounts  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                      • Forwarding email rules

                                        Hi, I am unable to forward emails only during certain days, or activate and deactivate easily, or automatically the forward option. It is not possible to set up rules for forwarding emails.
                                        With Hotmail I was able to write the other account once and simply turn the option on and off. Now since the migration to Outlook, in order to forward, I have to write the email address to forward to every time, and then turn it off every time. Which is a real pain because in my case I must do this twice per week.
                                        To put it into…

                                        12 votes
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                                          3 comments  ·  Alias and Connected Accounts  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                        • Warning of Primary Alias limitation

                                          A simple warning that you can only change the Primary Alias twice when changing it would avoid the sudden and ridiculous wait of 1 week.

                                          12 votes
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