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  1. Notification Settings

    I want to be able to turn on/off email notifications. Right now I get a notification sound for every email that gets delivered.

    2,144 votes
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      71 comments  ·  Options  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • Empty folder option

      Please keep empty folder

      575 votes
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        354 comments  ·  Options  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • Logout Button

        Where is the LOGOUT/SIGNOUT Option?! It should NOT be this frustrating to find.

        573 votes
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          380 comments  ·  Options  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • Invisible by default

          Would really like an option to sign in as invisible as default.

          511 votes
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          • Exporting / importing email folders, contacts, and mail

            It would be so useful to be able to selectively export folders, contacts and mail messages between email accounts. It could be separate email accounts within Hotmail or across different providers.

            Helps with maintaining different accounts for marketing/shopping, personal, & work purposes!

            Thanks!

            171 votes
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              30 comments  ·  Options  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • Unread messages on top

              It would be great to have the option to have the unread messages show on top

              80 votes
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              • Option to Permanently Turn off/Log Out from Messenger

                Add the ability to turn off Messenger. I do not use it and don't like being auto-magically signed in every time I check e-mail. Thank you.

                71 votes
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                  12 comments  ·  Options  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • Text copy/paste

                  why isn't copy/paste of text in emails possible anymore?

                  64 votes
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                    35 comments  ·  Options  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • Fwd Msg Set Date & Time (ie: Create a Time Delay)

                    Forward Msg At A Set Date & Time (ie: Create a Time Delay)
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                    Hello Outlook Developer!

                    I would like to be able to forward an email to myself (and to others), to be delivered on a certain date of my choosing, at a time of my choosing.

                    Some messages I receive routinely are invitations to events that I do not want to think about until perhaps 24 hours before the event, or only 1 hour before the event. I do not want to remember to look up an invitation I received 14 or 20 days earlier, because I am…

                    49 votes
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                    • Automatically delete after any custom period of time not just 10 days option

                      The best feature of Outlook is the "delete automatically if message is older than" rule which is brilliant . Strangely it only gives the option to delete after 10 days! That's great but why not several options: 2 weeks, 3 months, 6 months, 1 year?? All of these options would be really useful! Please implement it! I cannot wait to take advantage of this feature!

                      45 votes
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                        25 comments  ·  Options  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • One click similar deletes

                        Please enable options in mailbox with the help of which we can delete mails from a particular user just by single click.
                        If some kind of mail type is annoying me, then just by selecting or marking a type of mail i can block and delete all similar mails from the same sender.

                        43 votes
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                        • Customize Categories

                          When creating Categories, please allow users to choose their color and edit names. The current format hampers it almost to uselessness.

                          39 votes
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                          • clear search history in "search mail and people" box

                            allow people to delete their search history located on top of the inbox on outlook.com

                            38 votes
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                            • providing the correct time display of receiving and sending out emails

                              give an option of changing the time of every country and region of ms.outlook because the time recorded of receiving messages are wrong

                              37 votes
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                                34 comments  ·  Options  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                              • Change name of default calendar

                                Let us be able to change the name of the default calendar.

                                36 votes
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                                • Remove the 500-rule limit!

                                  Remove the 500-rule limit!

                                  I create "rules" to have advertising email skip the inbox and go straight to a folder. The same goes for many facets of my professional and personal email. I have reached the 500-rule limit and now I cannot have new emails skip my inbox and go straight to a designated folder. I don't want to delete/clear old rules because they are still functional. This is a productivity-crippling glitch that should be resolved. Remove the limit on email-sorting rules. Thank you!

                                  36 votes
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                                  • saved sent messages

                                    Provide a setting in options that does NOT save sent messages in the sent box.

                                    36 votes
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                                      The new big round icons you have put on the upper left hand side of the e-mails is extremely annoying. To top that off you are using red for e-mails I get many times a day for stock trading. I suffer from central pain syndrome, CPS which makes looking at the color red very painful to me. Please stop doing this or give me the option to disable it or change the color. Otherwise I will be forced to take my business elsewhere.

                                      34 votes
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                                      • Run rules on all emails from all connected accounts.

                                        Let me see all my flagged or pinned emails in one place, no matter what account or folder they are stored in.

                                        29 votes
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                                        • No longer able to create rules dependent upon the email's category

                                          You used to be able to create a rule depending on what category the email was classified as. E.g. I used to have a rule that moved all "Newsletter" category emails to a new folder. Now it seems you can't. I opened my email the other day and suddenly my inbox was filled with newsletters as this functionality seems to have been removed. Please can we have this back?

                                          27 votes
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