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  1. phishing

    Automatically block sender when a user marks an email as "Phishing Scam".

    714 votes
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  2. New feedback from Outlook.com

    when right clicking on the "Deleted Items" folder change "Delete All" to empty trash. I have to click on "Deleted Items"...then right click and "Delete All"....just to make sure I am getting the correct folder.

    705 votes
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  3. Birthdays are always set one day earlier/past when synced from phone to outlook

    The problem that Birthdays are not synchronized properly is a very old bug that only affects users in other Time zones (e.g. British, German).

    If you use Exchange ActiveSync to synchronize your Contacts some of the Birthdates are moved one day ahead and some are moved one day in past. It seems to be a problem with da date format that is synchronized as I have no problems with a Microsoft Exchange Server 2010

    Pleas fix the problem.

    701 votes
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  4. Remove 30 day security update waiting period

    If you want to change your password and have to update your security info, you are required to first update the security info and then wait for 30 days until this is approved before the password can be changed. Hypothetically, if someone has obtained a password this gives them 30 days of access to an account before the password can be changed. This waiting period essentially allows for exactly what it is trying to prevent - unauthorized access to hotmail accounts. There should be a way to change a password immediately even if your security info needs updating.

    692 votes
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  5. Invisible by default

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

    673 votes
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  6. Blocking "junk" email

    Simplify the process of blocking and then deleting "junk" mail. Previously, a user could block and delete junk mail in a single step using the "block" feature. With the new process, there are too many steps required. First, you must block the sender, then delete or empty the blocked email, then delete the email from the deleted folder. If I have marked an email to be blocked, then allow me to block and empty the selected junk mail from the junk folder in one step. The new process is more cumbersome than the old one.

    644 votes
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  7. Empty folder option

    Please keep empty folder

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  8. You should give customers the possibility to deactivate the safelinks feature

    I am an Office 365 Home subscriber. Yesterday, my Outlook started suddenly use safelinks feature that changes links in emails to a very complicated form, which is visible when using plain text, as I do. Outlook support staff was very helpful and they are going to deactivate the feature. However, I would prefer that this kind of change would be optional and, at the very least, the customer could independently deactivate the feature. It does not make sense that I have to contact customer support in order to receive emails on which links do not look terrible. The problems of…

    640 votes
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  9. out of office color too faint

    Hello Microsoft,
    When creating an all day out of office event in Outlook 2016, it is very difficult to change the shading to make it as noticeable as it was in previous versions of Outlook. Is there any way to make the distinction stronger by default or give end users a way of customizing this? Thanks!

    635 votes
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  10. Stop with the survey

    Stop with the survey

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  11. Manage Contacts

    The ability to add, edit and delete contacts in the "Outlook" app

    617 votes
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  12. Leave things alone when they work

    need to be able to send to many more contacts than present where I get cut off after 15 contacts.

    With the old outlook I could send to many more and if I made a mistake I could restart from where I left off.

    Please fix this and why did you change the old outlook without asking if I wanted to.
    Regards
    Robert Racicot

    615 votes
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  13. Bring Back "Find all from Sender"

    Bring back "find all from this sender" when you hover over a sender. This is what made hotmail better than other emails, and allowed me to clean up my inbox easily. I can't believe they took away this feature.

    609 votes
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  14. 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

    586 votes
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  15. Actual account merging. Have accounts and various communicational devices all controlled tracked and accessable as a sort of merged account

    Merger accounts management. Just conceived idea so im not too indepth with it as far as actual details are concerned but the funcuality the processes reason to be and most of the involved resources to include. Good luck and Godspeed do with it what you will

    564 votes
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  16. Make "Not Junk" work

    Improve junk filter and "Not Junk" filter, so that once a message is marked a certain way, all subsequent messages behave as intended (move to junk or mark as not junk as the case may be)

    559 votes
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  17. Create Calendar items from emails

    Allow users to highlight text from an email message and create a calendar item with that information already populated into the 'description' of the event.

    For example, someone sends you an address or directions to an event. Highlight that information from the email, click on a button or option and create a calendar event that has that information copied into the description already.

    546 votes
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    12 comments  ·  Calendar  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    This is coming in the new version of Outlook.com. If you don’t already see it, you should soon see “Reply all by meeting” in the drop-down menu next to “Reply” when you click on a specific email. Hope that fits your needs. Thanks for the feedback.

  18. use old passwords

    you need to allow for users to have the option of using old passwords that have been changed over the years as me personally i have used several for various reasons and am running out of passwords that i can remember and writing down passwords is a very bad idea. so i would like to go back to an old one

    537 votes
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  19. refresh button

    Would love to see a refresh button to get fresh e-mail. Bring it back please! Otherwise love hotmail/outlook. Keep it up Microsoft team!!

    531 votes
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  20. Bing map integration for the location field in calendar.

    This functionality would allow a user to add addresses from bing maps directly into an appointments and launch navigation to the destination from the calendar. A similar experience can currently be found in iCloud calendar.

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