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  1. 11,160 votes
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      1399 comments  ·  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…

    • 11,935 votes
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        1285 comments  ·  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.

      • 3,610 votes
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          302 comments  ·  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 select multiple emails at once. To do so, 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 bulk actions on them, like deleting, marking as read, archiving… A “Select All” option will also appear in the top right corner.

          Having trouble finding the feature? Let our in app support team know by going to settings > help & feedback > contact support. 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…

        • 2,045 votes
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            325 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

            Hey, Everyone!

            We added some features to make deleting emails faster.

            You can customize your left and right swipe actions for easier deletion of emails without opening them. To do so head to the app Settings > Swipe Options from there you will be able to choose from a list of swipe actions.

            We also have included the ability to mass delete multiple emails at one time: To do so Tap and hold any email in the folder > top on the 3 vertical dots on the top right corner > Choose select all > Tap the trash icon at the top of the screen.

            We currently do not have the setting to delete emails directly from the notification but you can help us by adding your votes and comments to the following link: https://outlook.uservoice.com/forums/293346-outlook-for-android/suggestions/8065947-allow-customized-buttons-in-notifications-such-as

            Having trouble with these features? Let our in app support team know by going to…

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

              Hi there,

              Thank you for using Outlook and taking the time to share your experience with us.

              We currently only support the latest version of the app, available in the app store. This means that it is not possible to go back to older versions of the app at the moment.

              If you’re having trouble with the current version, please let our in app support team know 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.

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                145 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                Hi there,

                Thank you for using Outlook and taking the time to share your experience with us.

                We currently only support the latest version of the app, available in the app store. This means that it is not possible to go back to older versions of the app at the moment.

                If you’re having trouble with the current version, please let our in app support team know 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.

              • stop asking repeatedly for password

                I get asked everyday for the password to two out three of my accounts

                Keeps asking to re-log on to Yahoo and/or Exchange accounts

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                  142 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                  Hey Everyone!

                  Thank you for reaching out to us regarding this issue. We have had a team actively working on getting this resolved . You should now be able to resume accessing your accounts in the Outlook Mobile app for Android without multiple password prompts.

                  If you continue experiencing this issue please contact our support team by opening the app and 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.

                • 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.

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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…

                  • 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.

                    • 987 votes
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                        67 comments  ·  Files  ·  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.

                      • 823 votes
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                          35 comments  ·  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 select multiple emails at once. To do so, long press on an email until a checkmark appears at the left of it.Then you can either tap on each email to select it or tap on the 3 vertical dots on the top right corner of your screen to select all emails listed. Once you’ve selected multiple emails, you’ll then be able to perform bulk actions on them, like deleting, marking as read and archiving.

                          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…

                        • Notifications: Delete and not Archive

                          it doesn't make sense to Archive, in the notification area, while most of us prefer to have the option to delete an email immediately. This is one of the most important feature and it's still missing although we provided you a lot of feedback about it. Please make it a priority

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                            47 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 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

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

                          • 36 votes
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                              8 comments  ·  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 turn on/off the Focused Inbox, to do so, Tap on settings then toggle on/off the Focused Inbox option.

                              Having trouble finding the feature? Let us know through the Help section of the app. You may reach them by going to the app’s Setting > Help and 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.

                            • 39 votes
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                                4 comments  ·  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 turn on/off the Focused Inbox, to do so, Tap on settings then toggle on/off the Focused Inbox option.

                                Having trouble finding the feature? Let us know through the Help section of the app. You may reach them by going to the app’s Setting > Help and 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.

                              • 17 votes
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                                  1 comment  ·  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 turn on/off the Focused Inbox, to do so, Tap on settings then toggle on/off the Focused Inbox option.

                                  Having trouble finding the feature? Let us know through the Help section of the app. You may reach them by going to the app’s Setting > Help and 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.

                                • 17 votes
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                                    2 comments  ·  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 turn on/off the Focused Inbox, to do so, Tap on settings then toggle on/off the Focused Inbox option.

                                    Having trouble finding the feature? Let us know through the Help section of the app. You may reach them by going to the app’s Setting > Help and 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.

                                  • 22 votes
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                                      0 comments  ·  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 turn on/off the Focused Inbox, to do so, Tap on settings then toggle on/off the Focused Inbox option.

                                      Having trouble finding the feature? Let us know through the Help section of the app. You may reach them by going to the app’s Setting > Help and 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.

                                    • 12 votes
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                                        2 comments  ·  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 move emails to any folder you wish including the Spam folder, by simply choosing the “more options” icon within the message (3 dots) > tap move> choose the folder you would like to move the email to. You can also move multiple emails by selecting them from the inbox view, tap the 3 dot icon > tap move then choose the folder you would like to move to. For outlook.com accounts only, sending items to spam will be picked up as a signal by our reporting team and will lead to the sender being blocked. If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to reach out at Settings > Help & Feedback > Contact Support.

                                        PS: Please use the Help Section of the app for any questions, we…

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                                          2 comments  ·  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 turn on/off the Focused Inbox, to do so, Tap on settings then toggle on/off the Focused Inbox option.

                                          Having trouble finding the feature? Let us know through the Help section of the app. You may reach them by going to the app’s Setting > Help and 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.

                                        • 40 votes
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                                            7 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 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
                                             
                                            PS: Please use the Help Section of the app for any questions, we are not able to see replies to this address.

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