Provide a feature or an option to revert to the old Outlook user interface in Microsoft Outlook 2016 prior to being modernized.
Allow an option to revert to the old Outlook user interface in Microsoft Outlook, as the latest revision (today) has added a lot of white space(wasted as well as Reply, Reply All and Forward along with the Accept, Decline etc are in a different position and seems like too far to the right that I find unhelpful and uses valuable screen and are not user-adjustable. This had been shown in the "try the new features" button, but I for one turned it off as it was annoying - unfortunately you have pushed it on all users, business and home. It does not happen in "Mail" for Windows 10, so why tinker?
Fáj A. Szemem commented
New UI is a pain to look at and find something. I may be ********, but to me every icon on the ribbon now looks the same, hopefully I'm not color blind. The best part is that this great redesign is not even consistent within the app or with the W10 ribbon. For example go to Outlook options, half the icons there are in the old style.... Congratulations on well-spent efforts.
You can't even hit CTRL-C and expect it to copy what you need to copy. This has fallen apart since Windows 10 and I still want to use those keystrokes. Why have these been removed? HUGE amounts of time are saved if one uses keystrokes instead of pulling down menus and selecting using the mouse. This is a retrograde step throughout Windows. Find/Replace is another one. You can find but then what? You have to make THREE SELECTIONS to find and replace now. ETC. Being the only game in town is no reason to remove these features which are essential to many users. Ditto when naming a file or saving as. You have to put your cursor in the window just to give a filename. On and on and on. Thank you!
Bitte wieder die alte Ansicht, Datum zu weit rechts und Betreff unter den Absender. So ist das sehr unübersichtlich.
Josef Nelles commented
Habe outlook 365 aber ich kann keine E-Mails empfangen
The new look is truly appalling. Why mess up what was a perfectly good UI in this way? Please get rid of this horrible look, or at least give an option to make the program look sensible again,
Also, the new SEARCH box, though it has some nice features, PLEASE MOVE IT BACK where it was. You cannot see the name of the Mailbox you are in and for those of us with several Mailboxes, including delegates, how can you tell which one you are in ? BAD MOVE Microsoft
Give me an option to get rid of the 'reply; reply all; the colored round sender abbreviation ball and everything else that is taking up the top 1 inch (+) of my email preview reading pane that I have assigned to the bottom. ****, just give me the Outlook 2003 UI and update the client guts. Geez.
I dislike the new Calendar Appointment (meeting) format. Why was "subject" changed to "title" and why can't I edit the title of the meeting I created? No need to make the Start and End times gigantic while shrinking the text area where we can put the agenda. I spent an hour googling to figure out how to revert back to no avail. Totally agree with some of the previous comments - the MS UI is awful. Did anyone ever get customer input???
The new UI is probably great for tablets and touch screens. Unfortunately, my desktop has a widescreen monitor instead of a touchscreen, so the new UI is not an improvement on my device.
Mahesh Rege commented
Can we revert back to the older "classic" view when we view calendars of multiple folks in Outlook?
Jeffrey Eldred commented
Flagged email icon and event color-tags not nearly prominent enough in new look. Instead of solid colors, they are rendered as thin lines. I use these features to prioritize and organize email and events, and not it feels very difficult.
For our visually impaired staff, it is extremely difficult to determine where the subject line is when sending a mail, or to determine where the email body body now starts as there is no separator.
Not really very good at all.
The subject line being cut off is a major usability issue!
Bryan Evans commented
The solution to problems like this is not to give an option to revert to an old version. How long would they need to support that? And how many different versions would they need to support? They would just fragment their user base into multiple version of their interface. It's better for everyone in the long run to keep everyone current.
The real solution is to make future versions of the interface better. You've gotta look forward, not backward.
Jason Bellis commented
Please do something about all the wasted space around the Search bar.
These changes are NOT an improvement!!
There has been a ton of feedback from users about this dead zone around All / Unread and the Search bar. Please fix! You broke this quite recently.
Not every good engineer can be a good/great designer and that is a big problem with Microsoft.
Eddy van de Werken commented
I agree that the old interface was better. Please bring it back as soon as possible.
happy to see that I'm not alone to feel unconfortable with those "new" awfull message screen & buttons
This recent update is a total desaster!
My main gripe too:
"Anonymous commented · June 24, 2019 11:34 PM · Flag as inappropriate
Recenly, you've moved the Reply, Reply All, Forward buttons all the way to the right. This placement requires users to move the mouse all the way to the right of the screen and wastes time. It's not a logical placement like before. Please move it back to a more central location or give the option. thanks."