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  1. Keep Sorting when navigating between folders

    When coming back to Inbox from another folder, the e-mails are no longer sorted by Sender, and revert back to default sorting by date. I want Outlook.com to remember how I want my messages sorted in each folder.

    76 votes
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  2. Don't redirect me to MSN.com after signing out of outlook.com

    when I sign out from outlook.com I get redirected to MSN.com. Please stop doing this, I want to check my other account after signing out

    12 votes
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  3. verification is a pain

    Why do I have to "verify" my account THREE times before I can send an email!!!!
    Twice to even get into the account and a third to send the email! Unfortunately, I entered the six digit number from where the text came from, then tried to reenter the four digit code, not realizing that it was now requesting a new phone number to send another code to. I tried reentering another phone number for a new code and it tells me that I have exceeded my attempts for verification and to try again tomorrow!!!
    I will never set up another…

    2 votes
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  4. emails won't open

    email will not open, the emails start to load, the screen flashes, and returns back to initial screen

    7 votes
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  5. STOP the email pop ups.

    Unable to stop unwanted email pop ups that interfere with other programs

    22 votes
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  6. Block Senders and Domains Not working

    Manually cannot Add or Save a email address or Domain name in Settings > Mail > Junk email > Blocked senders and domains.

    This feature was working for sometime ago, not any more.

    14 votes
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  7. tabs at bottom of email page

    I hate it. Please make it OPTIONAL instead.

    11 votes
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  8. Keep outlook classic

    I love outlook - and prefer it over google mail - for its classic, clear and business look. It was professional and not confusing like Google mail. Outlook, keep your strong identity. Don't be Coca Cola trying to copy Pepsi.

    20 votes
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  9. 19 votes
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  10. Copy/Paste Email and Valid Address

    No longer can paste a long TO address so can be removed from spam email. When type in doesn't recognize as valid address and will not send, PLEASE FIX THIS!!!!

    18 votes
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  11. To easy to accidentally open a mail message when selecting multiple messages!

    To easy to accidentally open a mail message when selecting multiple messages!

    often when deleting junk messages i will click near instead of on the circle checkbox and the mail opens instead thisisirritating as i must restart the selection process increasing the chance of a repeat

    15 votes
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  12. 17 votes
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  13. new window for composing emails

    I am still getting accustomed to the changes.

    One feature that has changes from the previous version is being able to create new emails in a new window. I noticed that capability has disappeared. Now, I click New message and the blank message shows up in my reading pane. If I wish to edit it or add content from another email, I have to save as a draft, locate what I want to copy, go to drafts, then open that draft in a new window,

    It would be handy to get the capability back to compose new emails in a…

    19 votes
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  14. BLOCK EMAIL ADDRESSES

    BLOCK EMAIL ADDRESSES - The option to block junk email addresses used to be on your menu along with Sweep, Move to and Delete. An update you made 1-2 years ago removed this, making it MORE cumbersome to block bogus email addresses. Now I have to (1) select one or more email addresses, (2) right-click, (3) then select Block. Please restore this to the menu bar.

    3 votes
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  15. Where is my Hotmail mail?!

    Want my Hotmail back!!!
    My Hotmail mail disappeared and not for the 1st time!!! Please help me get it back!!!

    9 votes
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  16. Fix the subscription feature or delete it.

    Fix the subscription feature or delete it.

    6 votes
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  17. I can't see my emails

    I can't see my emails - only emails from the last 2 weeks. If I search, I can find them but I need to be able to acces all, not just 30. It is impossible to use now

    13 votes
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  18. outlook down

    Hotmail down today

    It displays: 401 - Unauthorized: Access is denied due to invalid credentials.
    You do not have permission to view this directory or page using the credentials that you supplied.

    Please help!!!

    18 votes
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  19. Change it back so that email replies originate with the email address the email was received to.

    I have two accounts that I use from my main hotmail account. Whenever I reply to emails received to my secondary account, I have to change the "From" email address back to my secondary email EVERY TIME, when it used to automatically use the address that the email was originally sent to. It's very annoying, and wastes a lot of my time, and is confusing for my clients when they are getting emails from my main personal account, instead of my work secondary account.

    53 votes
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  20. hotmail.de

    please let people to register mail with hotmail.de domains

    12 votes
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