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  1. Background "Too White"

    The background in Outlook is too white and eye straining. Need the ability to adjust the color theme to include the background color as well to increase readability.

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    • Going Back to Pages instead of Infinite Scroll

      Can you please go back to viewing you emails by pages and get rid of the infinite scroll.
      There is no way of being able to tell how many emails are in your inboxes.

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      • font color/contrast

        Can you please give some font color options to the new interface inbox? The older font colors work much better for older eyes. The new font color really blends into the background, making it hard for aging eyes to see.

        Also, please bring back the "refresh" button by the inbox. It was very convenient.

        1,210 votes
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          521 comments  ·  Message View  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • Show ALL Email content, Let ME decide which emails I want to view.

          Show ALL content on email. Let ME decide which emails I want to see the content from. I am getting tired of 'click here' to view content. I get emails from the same places a lot and I want to see them, but every time I have to 'click here' to view content.

          342 votes
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          • Alert for SWEEP feature.

            After sweeping all the messages of one particular thread using 'sweep' button. It is not showing status whether it is processing / successfully completed etc.., As this feature does not handle multi threading . It would be better if it can show " Sweeping is in progress ! Please wait " Such alerts.

            38 votes
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            • Provide a menu toolbar to allow access to items such as sort by date.

              My suggestion is to put the menu toolbar back in outlook.live.com web browser version. The outlook.live.com email system (in Microsoft browser) does not have a tool bar. I cannot manage things like sort order. For example, my inbox is sorted by sender. I would like to change it to sort by date, but I cannot, because there is no menu toolbar. Please fix this!

              28 votes
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              • Restore backspace functionality (action: go back)

                In the old outlook, when viewing a mail message, one could press backspace to go back to the inbox, or search results.

                23 votes
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                • [1] I don’t need a banner trumpeting, “opening your mailbox.” Just open it an go right to the emails like you used to—banner is unnecessary,

                  [1] I don’t need a banner trumpeting, “opening your mailbox.” Just open it an go right to the emails like you used to—banner is unnecessary, annoying and waste of time. Get rid of it.
                  [2] And when going right to the emails, there is absolutely no reason to plaster “select an item to read.” I’d be more than happy to do that [which I always did without prompting from you] if you’d just get that superfluous message out of the way.
                  [3] Neither do you have to put in a redundant [“Click here to always select the first item in…

                  21 votes
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                    4 comments  ·  Message View  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • full panel view for mail reading

                    full panel view option in mail .
                    please add full panel view option as it is available in old hotmail and outlook

                    21 votes
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                    • Pop up reply or new email window in screen, being able to reply and view outlook mail at the same time.

                      Pop up Emails, be able to send or reply to emails while still being able to view other emails and outlook, while still in one window. (Can have a little screen window in the corner and be able to move it around. This window only appears when replying or making a new email, however, the setting should be of choice.

                      19 votes
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                      • mark a message which is read in the send item

                        Mark a message in the Sent Items if it read by a person sent to him
                        وضع علامه على الرساله الموجوده في العناصر المرسله اذا تمت قراءتها من قبل الشخص المرسله اليه

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                        • Terrible Layout

                          MAKE YOUR LAYOUT EASY TO USE. Having 4 squares in the upper right-hand corner is wonderful but, they have no labels and it's not a very user-friendly design. Please rethink.

                          19 votes
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                          • Saved emails

                            Show all emails moved into the saved items

                            16 votes
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                            • Bring back direct selection of message

                              Make it simple to read an email like in earlier versions. I do not know how to achieve this. No requirement to select functiond people do not understand

                              16 votes
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                              • Useless

                                Any danger of being able to read anything/ access anything at all?
                                Click on inbox...nothing shows
                                Click on Junk email....nothing shows
                                ..........same with all other folders!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

                                16 votes
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                                • Please condense pinned items at the top of email as the flagged were before

                                  Could you please give the option to condense the "pinned" items of the inbox so that, if a lot of emails are pinned, they don't take a huge portion of the inbox? It used to be set up like this for the "flagged" items... you would only see a certain number at the top of the inbox and then have the option to expand the flagged to see all. This way was so much easier than having to scroll down several pinned emails. Thank you!

                                  15 votes
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                                  • Email Reply Drop-down Menu

                                    When I click on an email in Inbox that I have already replied to - at the moment it's showing the message: "You replied on 00/00/0000 00:00."

                                    However, if I actually wanted to see what I replied, I'd have to go back to "Sent Items" and browse through in order to find which one. The inbox part should be a bit more intuitive and the message: "You replied on 00/00/0000 00:00." should have a drop-down menu that actually shows my message.

                                    Thanks.

                                    15 votes
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                                    • Password protection for receiver to view the email contents

                                      Password requirement for very secured email.

                                      14 votes
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                                      • Bring back view option (glasses bottom rt) split horizon screen Kindle Fire HDX

                                        There used to be a view option - a small icon of glasses at the bottom right corner of the horizontal KINDLE FIRE HDX screen. I liked the inbox emails list to the left. But now the view option isn't available. If something works don't charge it.

                                        14 votes
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                                        • Ability to expand reading pane

                                          It seems not to be possible to expand the reading pane as it was with the old version. Please reintroduce this facility.

                                          14 votes
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