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  1. open emails in .html instead of .mhtml to remove the need for Internet Explorer

    Change the format to .html for emails that display "If there are problems with how this message is displayed, click here to view it in a web browser." Opening Emails in Internet Explorer is a Security Risk and does not take advantage of Edge's more secure browser.

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  2. Not receiving specific email

    I am not receiving Password Reset emails from Amazon even though I am receiving other emails from them.

    10 votes
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  3. Easy way to identify senders from my organization vs others

    I'd like an Easy way to identify senders from my organization vs others in Search, Rules and Conditional Formatting of views.

    2 votes
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  4. new message alert for focused inbox only

    Can we filter new message alerts to apply to "focused" emails only and not "other" emails? I waste a lot of time going back into Outlook to view a new message only to discover that it is in the "other" folder and I delete it. This switching negatively impacts my productivity so it would be great to eliminate this noise for "other" emails only. Thank you!

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  5. Mute

    OUTLOOK MUTE WORDS.

    I work for any organization with over 4,500 staff. Sometimes, I receive unsolicited emails due to service downtime for some SBUs or birthday wishes and the escalation just won't stop.

    It gets annoying sometimes and I wish I could just mute some keywords that I do not want to see in my mail. Just a feature that allows me to remove a colleague's mail due to some keywords from my timeline. I should also he able to unmute them at any time.

    1 vote
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  6. Outlook Web App Integration With OneNote

    Sticky Note has already been integrated in Outlook Web. Just a simple click on Notes can show the set of Sticky Notes already available. What if OneNote is also integrated with Outlook Web app. One click would help us to navigate through all notes in OneNote without having the need to toggle between OneNote Web app & Outlook Web app.

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  7. Push Notification on alias

    Get Push Notification when receiving email on PRIMARY ALIAS and not only on the original address used to create the account.

    2 votes
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  8. [Suggestion]:Customize top icons menu

    Customize top icons menu: right now when I select an email I see "Delete" "Not Junk" "Move to" "Categorize" and "...". However, I rarely use "Not Junk" "Move To" or "Categorize". I much more often use "Mark as Read/Unread" but these appear in the "...". Why do they have to be in the "..."? Please include an option in the "..." called "Customize", then let us decide which menu items we want and which order we want them in.

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  9. big letter

    Automatic capital letter at the beginning of a sentence.

    1 vote
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  10. mark as read button on notifications instead o ARCHIVE or give option or choose between these two ARCHIVE or READ

    Why we have to open the email to mark them as read. I'm sure 90% people don't use archive on Android notifications. Many other Popular apps including myMail, Yandex mail, Yahoo etc. have it. Please add MARK AS READ instead of ARCHIVE.

    This has been asked since 2016 and with 10000+ votes but seems like outlook team don't see it useful.

    4 votes
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  11. Change the name of "Files" to "Templates"

    Change the name of "Files" to Templates. That way is will be out-of-site and down near the bottom. I have always liked having "Folders" at the top. That way, it makes more sense when working with email.
    If I want to create something, I use a different app. Delete "Files" or change the name to Templates.

    2 votes
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  12. visual problems

    Now way too much visual noise - inducing migraines. Having to find other alternatives through occupational health. The classic version visually simpler and clearer

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  13. moving messages to Inbox tabs issue

    If I refresh after moving messages to the new "inbox tabs", the messages appear back in the original location

    2 votes
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  14. Add SharePoint sites to attachment list on outlook.com

    When you use the desktop version of outlook, you can add files that have been saved on a SharePoint site (by browsing or most recent files). On outlook web version this is very limited and there is not the option to either add SharePoint sites or browse to a SharePoint site in your tenancy for attachments. It would be good to add this function

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  15. Reply-all to Teams

    An option under Reply (etc) to continue the conversation with MS Teams, taking the recipient list and automatically generating a chat, with the first message being the email itself.

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  16. remove snooze option

    Remove or provide option to remove Snooze option in Outlook. It is NOT a feature. It is too easy to mis-select the option on small devices. It is not valuable to all users and an annoyance to many. Valuable time is wasted trying to locate valuable emails when the option is inadvertently selected.

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  17. import olm

    Import OLM file into Outlook.com

    1 vote
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  18. Drag and drop an email to a meeting and link the two items to create a high level agenda

    There may be a way to do this already but not able to find a solution. My working day consists of many meetings and i receive lots of emails which are relevant. I would like to ability to be able to drag and drop the email to a meeting entry to create a link between the two so when the meeting open I can see all relevant emails relating to this topic.

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  19. Regarding Office 365 account support ticket 1007545498, i was told to come here. i'm not receiving email, and there is a deeper issue.

    I provided an alternate email, because I am not receiving email at my live.com account. It is in my settings. A tech support rep checked my outlook settings and said nothing was wrong with them, that it looked like a mail server issue. However, i hesitate to post contact info on this "idea" site, since it's really a PROBLEM. I pay for an annual subscription and need to receive my live.com email. My subscription will include my phone number which you can text or call. If you can see the settings on this account you can see my alternate email.…

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  20. Exchange Transport Rule - add "Wrap message and forward to recipient" action

    In my scenario, I manage a list of known senders of my organization, and would like to have an option to wrap the messages that are not in "known senders" list.

    This can be implemented with just 2 rules:
    1. Match the sender in domain list and stop processing more rules.
    2. All other messages should be wrapped and delivered to original recipient with disclaimer.

    This would boost the awareness of recipients and should reduce related frauds that use look-a-like domains techniques.

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