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  1. [Suggestion]:Phishing emails titled "Netflix" or "Paypal"

    So many phishing email titled "Netflix" or "Paypal" got through the filter. I have to manually report them every day. It's so easy to figure out they are fake because their email addresses are clearly from some random domains. Why they can't be automatically filtered out?

    6 votes
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  2. Slow web interface

    Outlook.com works well as a mail server for MS Office Outlook. However, as a web based application, it is very slow and cumbersome. I would prefer a more streamlined and snappy interface.

    33 votes
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    25 comments  ·  Performance/Speed  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  3. Automatically block sender and ip when message is marked Phishing

    Microsoft's software engineers are smart enough to make this simple line of code happen - Automatically block sender and ip when message is marked Phishing, so that users' junk boxes don't get unmanageable by the quantity of junk that gets through. The time it takes to look up the sender data, copy the ip and paste it into the blocked sender panel just gets too long when you are dealing with 20+ junk messages at a time.

    15 votes
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  4. 16 votes
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  5. [Dislike]:Emails not sending or receiving

    My emails are not sending and I am not receiving emails from any outlook email addresses.

    6 votes
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  6. Clear Suggested Searches History

    Clear Suggested Searches history. The ability to clear this should be available, often contacts I will never ever use again, not needed and just clutter of stuff I don't need to see anymore, one off contacts, junk etc. thank you.

    53 votes
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    Under review  ·  17 comments  ·  Search  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  7. phishing

    outlook.live has become worse and worse at filtering out phishing attempts.

    21 votes
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  8. Allow "Like"ing emails

    Many emails that land in my inbox do not require me to respond. However, the sender may still want to know how well the content of his email is received by me and other recipients.
    The visibility on no. of likes on an email can be kept private to the sender in the MVP. The recipients need only to see a "Like" icon toggle with two states - "Liked already" and "Yet to be liked".

    15 votes
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  9. Predictive text suggestion are a real nuisance

    Eliminate the suggested text that comes up ahead of what one is trying to type. It is a nuisance, distracting and not desired. Users should be able to disable the feature.

    6 votes
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  10. Stop the autocorrect!!!!

    Autocorrect should be optional.

    9 votes
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  11. Bring back the previous method of spellcheck. I hate that dropdown box with every other unneeded choices.

    Just bring back the previous method of spellcheck. I spell a word incorrectly, I right click over it, spelling choices drop down. I click on the correct spelling and the word is corrected. That function seems to no longer be available!

    11 votes
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  12. What happened to blocking domains automatically

    There was a great feature that let you choose to block the entire domain when you chose to block an email. This was great because I used to have to go through the blocked senders list one by one adding the bad domains. I thought it should have been expanded so that if you chose to block a domain, it automatically deleted all emails from that domain that was in your mailbox.

    Instead of expanding the functionality, it looks like it has been removed. Bring back the option to flag email as Junk, block it, choose to block the domain,…

    24 votes
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  13. [Dislike]:Please stop "keep signed in " tick box.

    Please stop the "keep signed in tick box" you already asks to stay signed in, so once is enough. No need for me to tick another box.

    5 votes
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  14. Quarterly recurrences for appointments, meetings, and/or tasks

    Outlook recurrence patterns currently include "Daily", "Weekly", "Monthly", and "Yearly". Can a "Quarterly" recurrence pattern be added? This would save time having to manually insert reminders in the calendar each quarter.

    44 votes
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  15. [Suggestion]:Separate app for calendar

    A separate app for the calendar (in which your tasks and memories are linked), this is now in the Mail app and you would like to have it separate.

    4 votes
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  16. New design with reading emails

    With this new design when I read my emails in Inbox and click on the Inbox to check other emails it puts me on top (newest or oldest depending on my sorting preference) of my emails again. It is so annoying and not user friendly. With old desing was easier to check and read old emails because when I clicked on the Inbox it put me back to the email list with curzor on the read email. Was much easier to search for old emails and read them. Could you please change to old design back?

    5 votes
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  17. Change the organiser/admin of existing Outlook appointment series

    This would be helpful in case someone leaves the company or changes his function internally and has reserved certain meetingrooms with an appointment series. Right now the current organiser has to cancel the series and at the same time the other person who takes over needs to send a new invitation. However there are always problems with this method and it's quite time consuming to copy the series manually. Would also be a nice feature to have for general appointments.

    17 votes
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  18. Outlook.live.com page refreshing every few second

    Outlook.live.com page refreshing every few second bug.

    3 votes
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  19. 3 votes
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  20. Shared calender functionality lost

    An update as changed functionality in my 1 shared calender that I have (for family events). There is no longer the option to change the 'charm' or colour for the shared calender? on my own calenders I have the 3 dot menu option, but on the shared calender, it is not there. So I cannot set the charm or colour to what it automatically used to be when I create a new event. I have to change it manually each time.

    4 votes
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