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  1. remove the "focus" tab, you are taking extra time from our busy day by making us keep switching back and forth between focus and regular !

    please make the focus tab optional its annoying and adds time to checking email. does not load properly on the desktop and it is super annoying having to search two places for emails.

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    85 comments  ·  Mail  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Hey there!

    If you’re not enjoying the Focused Inbox feature, you can turn it off in your settings. By switching the option off within your settings, the toggle option on the top of your inbox will disappear and all your mails will appear chronologically across your inbox. If you have further questions, we have some talented people ready to assist at Settings > Help & Feedback > Contact Support.

    Thank you again for your support, we look forward to hearing more of your ideas very soon.

    All the best,
    The Outlook Mobile Team

    PS: Please use the Help Section of the app for any questions, we are not able to see replies to this address.

  2. Make "Focused"/"Other" inbox feature optional.

    I'm not a big fan of Outlook sorting my email for me and would like an option under settings to revert to pre-focus style inboxing. I can appreciate that others may like this feature, so I think making it optional is the best of both worlds.

    1,142 votes
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    106 comments  ·  Mail  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Hi there,

    Thank you for using Outlook Mobile and sharing your ideas with us. We really appreciate your support.

    It is currently already possible to to turn on/off the Focused Inbox in the Android app, to do so, open the outlook app on your mobile device > Tap on the gear icon on the upper right corner> scroll down to the focused inbox option and
    tap the toggle switch to turn it off.

    If you are needing to turn off the Focused inbox option on the Outlook.com website you can do so by logging into the desktop portal then:
    1. Go to settings in the top right corner of your screen. On the next screen, look in the left panel.
    2.Scroll down until you see a heading titled Layout.
    3.Listed under layout you should see an option for Focused Inbox.
    After you’ve clicked on Focused Inbox you will be given…

  3. 980 votes
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    54 comments  ·  Mail  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Hi there,

    Thank you for using Outlook Mobile and sharing your ideas with us. We really appreciate your support.

     It is currently already possible to change the default signature on the app. To do this, simply tap in “Settings” and Under “Mail”, tap “Signature”

    Enter your signature or switch the toggle to enable “Per Account Signature” and then enter signatures for each of your accounts. 

    Having trouble finding the feature? Let us know through the Help section of the app in the Settings. We’re here to help.

    Thank you again for your support, we look forward to hearing more of your ideas very soon.  

    All the best

    The Outlook Mobile Team

    PS: Please use the Help Section of the app for any questions, we are not able to see replies to this address.

  4. Signature selection

    It would be more convenient, when having multiple accounts with a signature programmed for each one, that when writing a new email, the signature changes automatically when selecting another account than the default one in the list.

    Currently, even if you change the account, the signature still showing is the one from the default account.

    882 votes
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    164 comments  ·  Mail  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Hey, Everyone!

    Thank you all for your patience, it is possible to set a signature for each of your email accounts in the Outlook app.

    To do so open the app and go to Settings> Scroll down and tap on the Signature option> Tap on the Per Account Signature toggle on the top right of the screen.

    You will now see each of your email accounts listed along with their current signature, Tap on each signature to customize as needed.

    If you have any trouble with this feature please contact our in app support team by going to Settings > Help & Feedback > Contact Support.

    All the best
    The Outlook Mobile Team

    PS: Please use the Help Section of the app for any questions, we are not able to see replies to this address.

  5. Email Signatures

    I suggest you add the ability to add or edit signatures to your emails as you can the Outlook desktop software.

    850 votes
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    124 comments  ·  Mail  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Hi there!

    You can currently change the default signature for each of your email accounts from “Get outlook for Android” to any signature you wish to have. To do so please go to Settings>Signature>On the next screen you can set one signature for all email accounts you have connected to the Outlook app or you can tap on the toggle switch on the top right to set individual signatures for each of your emails separatly>When finished tap on the check mark on the top right corner of the screen to save the changes.

    If you have any trouble doing so please contact our in-app support team know by going to settings> help & feedback > contact support as we are not able to see replies to this address.

    Thank you again for your support, we look forward to hearing more of your ideas very soon.

    All the best
    The Outlook…

  6. add to calendar from email

    a year or so ago the previous hotmail app used to have an "add to calendar" option. thus converting an email to an event. please can you re introduce this as it was a great feature.

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    179 comments  ·  Mail  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Hey!

    Thank you for your feedback on this great feature. We have recently added the ability to create a calendar event directly from an email.

    To do so tap on the reply icon from the open email> from the bottom of the reply screen tap on the calendar icon>then choose convert to event.

    If you have any trouble with this feature please contact our in app support team from the settings portion of the app.

    Thank you,

    The Outlook Mobile Team

    PS: Please use the Help Section of the app for any questions, we are not able to see replies to this address.

  7. 533 votes
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    119 comments  ·  Mail  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Hey there!

    To mark individual emails within a thread as unread you will need to open the email you want to work with > tap on the 3 dots to the right of the email > choose mark unread from the popup screen.

    If you have any trouble with this feature please contact our in app support team from the settings portion of the app.

    Thank you,

    The Outlook Mobile Team

    PS: Please use the Help Section of the app for any questions, we are not able to see replies to this address.

  8. 353 votes
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    88 comments  ·  Mail  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Hey, Everyone!

    Great news! Now your Swipe to mark as read option also doubles to include swipe to mark as unread. Simply set either your left or right swipe to Mark as read by going to settings > scroll down to swipe options> tap on swipe options and then you will be given the ability to change your left and right swipe settings.

    Having trouble with these features? Let our in app support team know by going to settings> help & feedback > contact support. We are here to help!

    Thank you again for your support, we look forward to hearing more of your ideas very soon.

    All the best
    The Outlook Mobile Team

    PS: For support, our agents can be found inside the app at Settings> Help & Feedback> Contact support.

  9. Junk Folder

    Add One Name Folder for 'Junk'; Spam, Phishing, Flagging, Blocking, Deleting Tasks to do in One Procedure both on Android App and Pc!

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    36 comments  ·  Mail  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Hi there,

    Thank you for using Outlook Mobile and sharing your ideas with us. We really appreciate your support.

    Today, you can access your folders through the icon at the top left corner of your screen (the 3 horizontal bars). When the list of your email accounts appears, click on the downward arrow next to the account of your choice to see folders. To access your Spam folder, kindly click See All Folder below of the list.

    Having trouble finding the feature? Let us know through the Help section of the app in the Settings. We’re here to help.

    Thank you again for your support, we look forward to hearing more of your ideas very soon.

    All the best

    The Outlook Mobile Team

    PS: Please use the Help Section of the app for any questions, we are not able to see replies to this address

  10. 294 votes
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    35 comments  ·  Mail  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Hi there,
     
    Thank you for using Outlook and letting us know about your current experience. We really appreciate your support.
     
    This channel is dedicated to feature requests only. We’ll be more than happy though to answer your question in the Help Section of your app. You’ll find it in the Settings.
     
    We look forward to reading you there.

    All the best
    The Outlook Mobile Team
     
    PS: Please use the Help Section of the app for any questions, we are not able to see replies to this address.

  11. 266 votes
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    43 comments  ·  Mail  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Hi there,

    Thank you for using Outlook and giving us feedback on features we should add. We really appreciate your support.

    You can currently customize the Swipe feature so that it matches your needs. Head to the Settings > Swipe Options to do so. There, you’ll be able to choose which actions you want the Swipe feature to perform.

    Having trouble finding the feature? Let us know through the Help section of the app in the Settings. We’re here to help.

    Thank you again for your support, we look forward to hearing more of your ideas very soon.

    All the best
    The Outlook Mobile Team

  12. delete all button

    delete a large quantity of emails instead of having to do so individually. save so much time.

    255 votes
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    38 comments  ·  Mail  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Hi there,

    Thank you for using Outlook Mobile and sharing your ideas with us. We really appreciate your support.

    There are a few quick and easy way to delete emails from the Outlook app.

    1. Delete button in reading view.

    Simply tap on the “trash” icon on the upper right corner of the screen to delete the email that’s currently open.

    2. Swipe to delete.

    Swipe the email to the left. By default, this will archive the email. However, you can customize Swipe Options in the Settings and change the action to Delete.

    3. Bulk delete.

    This is very useful when you want to delete multiple emails at once. To do this, long press on an email until a checkmark appears at the left of it. Once you’ve selected multiple emails, you’ll then be able to perform the following actions: deleting, marking as read, archiving. A “Select…

  13. 192 votes
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    29 comments  ·  Mail  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Hi there,

    Thank you for using Outlook and letting us know about your current experience. We really appreciate your support.

    We are so sorry this is happening to you. Please contact us through the Help Section of the app (in the Settings) so that we can assist you in the best possible way.

    We look forward to fixing this for you.

    All the best
    The Outlook Mobile Team

    PS: We are not able to see replies on this address. Please use the Help Section of the app for any questions.

  14. allow people to create new folders in the app!

    I want to be able to organise my emails but the app doesn't let you create new folders which is ridiculous.

    181 votes
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    59 comments  ·  Mail  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Hi Josie!

    Thank you for using Outlook Mobile and we are so glad you have contacted us!

    There currently is a way to add a folder. If you go into the settings > Tap on your account > Advanced settings > System folders > You will then see a plus sign in the top right. You can add a folder from there.

    If you are not seeing this feature please contact us through the help section of the app. (In settings). We would be more than happy to assist you.

    Thank you again for your support, we look forward to hearing more of your ideas very soon.

    All the best
The Outlook Mobile Team

    PS: Please use the Help Section of the app for any questions, we are not able to see replies to this address.

  15. 158 votes
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    Completed  ·  6 comments  ·  Mail  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  16. Separate colors for different email accounts

    When multiple accounts are used separate them by different colors

    137 votes
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    9 comments  ·  Mail  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Hi there,

    Thank you for using Outlook and letting us know about your current experience. We really appreciate your support.

    We are so sorry this is happening to you. Please contact us through the Help Section of the app (in the Settings) so that we can assist you in the best possible way.

    We look forward to fixing this for you.

    All the best
    The Outlook Mobile Team

    PS: We are not able to see replies on this address. Please use the Help Section of the app for any questions.

  17. 131 votes
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    Completed  ·  4 comments  ·  Mail  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  18. keep table format in case it is forwarded, and enable editing.

    when forwarding an email with a table enclosed it is converted into lines.

    129 votes
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    15 comments  ·  Mail  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Hi there,

    Thank you for using Outlook and letting us know about your current experience. We really appreciate your support.

    We are so sorry this is happening to you. Please contact us through the Help Section of the app (in the Settings) so that we can assist you in the best possible way.

    We look forward to fixing this for you.

    All the best
    The Outlook Mobile Team

    PS: We are not able to see replies on this address. Please use the Help Section of the app for any questions.

  19. 125 votes
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    5 comments  ·  Mail  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Hi there,

    Thank you for using Outlook Mobile and sharing your ideas with us. We really appreciate your support.

    You can now create automatic replies for Exchange and Office 365 accounts. To enable them, head to the Settings and tap on the account of your choice. There, you’ll be able to turn Automatic Replies “ON”.

    Having trouble finding the feature? Let us know through the Help section of the app in the Settings. We’re here to help.

    Thank you again for your support, we look forward to hearing more of your ideas very soon.

    All the best
    The Outlook Mobile Team

    PS: Please use the Help Section of the app for any questions, we are not able to see replies to this address.

  20. add 2 buttons for next and previous email, while reading an email

    for reference gmail application is much better and comprehensive than outlook. adding Next / Previous mail button will reduce number of clicks when user has to read 100s of emails daily

    112 votes
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    9 comments  ·  Mail  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Hi there,

    Thank you for using Outlook and letting us know about your current experience. We really appreciate your support.

    We are so sorry this is happening to you. Please contact us through the Help Section of the app (in the Settings) so that we can assist you in the best possible way.

    We look forward to fixing this for you.

    All the best
    The Outlook Mobile Team

    PS: We are not able to see replies on this address. Please use the Help Section of the app for any questions.

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