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  1. The New Outlook

    The New Outlook seems not to support email.

    When I click on it I get: The following accounts and items aren't supported and won't be available in the new Outlook.

    It then lists all my email accounts, IMAP, POP, Gmail and Outlook plus On My Computer folders

    290 votes
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  2. The New version of Outlook should handle IMAP accounts

    For those of us who use lots of IMAP accounts, the New Outlook will be a disaster. We will be cut-off from Emails. Also the On your computer saved emails has gone away. If this is close to the final version then Apple Mail is the only solution. Please fix this.

    141 votes
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  3. Compose new/reply - has to go into new popup window

    Please make a setting that composing new emails & replies is done in popup window, rather than in-page. Literally everyone I know writes multiple emails at the same time, not just one, and people pop-open some old emails to drag stuff into new emails they are writing. Forcing me to click the icon to pop out the window is just ridiculous.

    84 votes
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  4. Looks very pretty, but seriously lacking needed functionality

    The New Outlook really needs to be a fit for purpose tool, its lacking so many important features that it is impossible to use as is.


    • Lack Imap (and POP) support so using with anything other than a main 365 account is impossible.

    • Lack display of shared mailboxes

    • Lots of Addons not working / or even displaying (Citrix Files in my case)

    After this I stopped looking further - its a total non starter without these basic functions. Just a pretty skin that doesn't work.

    So my idea is - Get it working with basic functions then push to the…

    72 votes
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  5. Support local (on my Mac) storage of email files

    Hard to believe, but the new Outlook doesn't support storing of emails locally on my Mac.

    The old Outlook (Outlook for Mac v16.42 does support email stored locally. This is a critical feature which you've dropped.

    What were you thinking Microsoft??? Are you trying to drive me to a non-Microsoft email client? It sure looks that way.

    61 votes
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  6. The bottom Status bar missing

    Switched to new Outlook (Mac) and switched right back! The Status bar at the bottom missing. Can't see the number of mails in the active folder or the last sync time/status.

    53 votes
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  7. Give back the option to choose text encoding under Format tab. It is greyed out and it is set to automatic.

    Give back the option to choose text encoding under Format tab. It is greyed out and it is set to automatic.

    45 votes
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  9. 7 votes
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  10. 44 votes
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  11. Set Reading Pane to light/dark mode as default when Switch Background is used

    When switching emails/views in Outlook, light mode set as background doesn't stay as a default option and reverts back to dark mode.

    809 votes
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  12. New Outlook: Hide sent items in conversations

    Please provide the ability to hide sent items from my conversations.

    29 votes
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  13. shared account to favorites

    I´m using the new Outlook design on my Macbook Pro and I can´t add shared mail account folder to favorites. You can to this in Windows 10 but not on Mac or Outlook on iPhone. It´s very useful. Please add that support

    4 votes
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  14. Please try to add attachments to the original email in the responding messages.

    Folks send me email with attachments, however, these attachments get buried and potentially lost to "untrained eyes" if they do not know to revert back to the original message. Consider adding attachments to the email chain. That way if I send a message containing attachments to 3 people and people do respond, others can still see the original attachments.

    6 votes
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  15. Stop turning outlook app into an internet web page

    I would like the Outlook app to be independent of web/internet pages. I hate it when an email link stays in my outlook screen and only possible options are to select to open web link into your web browser or second option is click back in order to return to outlook. FREAKING ANNOYING!!!!

    2 votes
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  16. Add icloud email support back to Outlook for mac

    In the earlier versions of the new outlook for mac it supported icloud email just fine and then it was completely dropped. Please add support back.

    16 votes
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  17. Fix Mac Universal Share Menu for Outlook - Add Mac Share Extension

    Cannot add Outlook to Finder/Universal share option in mac. This is a real workflow killer. E.g. typically one can tap the Share button on a Preview document or right click almost anytime to share via Mail (new message, attachment ready to go)(super helpful). We really need to do the same but with Outlook. I have tried everything in the extension settings, and by switching the default mail app from within Apple mail. It is now my understanding that since MS OneNote does have this function, the problem is that there is no extension from Microsoft to facilitate this for Outlook.…

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  18. support IMAP and POP email in new outlook

    When switching to the NEW Outlook, my Yahoo mail account (actually bellsouth.net) account disappears. It has come to my attention that the new Outlook does not support IMAP or POP email accounts and I am not sure why. Users like to use Outlook as a hub for all of their accounts and this significantly takes away from the Outlook experience and desire to switch to the new version.

    3 votes
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  19. Let us hide contacts pictures

    Emails show Contact photos by default, and there doesn't seem to be a way to change that. I like things compact, there's no need to see these in every email. Please allow us to hide them in future updates like on other devices, thank you.

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  20. I suggest you change the functionality that immediately puts you IN an inbox folder you just created

    With the Outlook app (I use a Mac, if that's relevant), why when you create a new folder do you find yourself immediately IN that folder? 'Nothing in this folder' says the message. Of course there isn't: I just created it! Please please change this. It's really illogical and highly irritating. Thank you.

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