Want Classic Back!
Title: Want Classic Back: I want switched back to classic view. There is no option for me to switch to classic. I was forced to use beta. Please make it an option to choose.
First off, I just want to thank each and everyone of you for taking the time and providing feedback on the new Outlook.com experience. I totally appreciate that updates can often be frustrating when things change. I also want to thank everyone that has provided feedback over the course of the Beta to ensure that we address feedback.
With that being said, I do want to offer some types/advice on some options that you can select to get a view that is more in line with the old experience. This includes turning off the Colored bubbles :)
First click on the Gear in the top right hand corner. This will load the Quick Settings Pane. This pane includes all of the key features that are likely different between the old experience and the new experience.
To get a view that is similar to the old view I would turn off the following: Conversation View, Reading Pane (set to Hide), Sender Image (these are the colored initial circles), Group by Date (these are the date headers in the message list), and finally Attachment Preview.
Once these are off, the view should look VERY similar to the old experience.
Again please keep the feedback coming, the entire team is reviewing every submission and we are working on bringing additional improvements.
Some of these include, Density settings (this will help those that want a more compact view), updated spam/junk settings, Chat improvements, and much much more.
Thanks again for using Outlook.com!
I'd Like To Have My Old Version Back Of Outlook Mail
I hate your layout and want Classic Back Like everyone else.
The new Hotmail is awful. Very, very slow, and cluttered looking. Give me back the old Hotmail!
Absolute garbage and no sense of concern for your consumers when one of the most top voted feedback threads are completely ignored.
Anyone reading this, it's time to change services. We can't stand for this any longer.
Ik wil de oude klassieke versie terug van de agenda. De nieuwe versie van de agenda is zoveel onduidelijker.
Bernard Greenberg commented
Both "..." items (for menus) are nonfunctional, both in the header toolbar and in the reply lower toolbar. Safari, Mac Mojave. Everything was fine last night. This version is cripplingly nonfunctional! Please revert and re-develop ASAP!
I guess I'll be switching to a new site. Beta Outlook is ****.
We are extremely frustrated with this change. It is not at all the same. Please give us the option to choose. Beta was a terrible idea!
MARCIA HUTTON commented
never seen such a mess as this new outlook, it crashes, bleeps in and out, hard to open items, locks up, have to go to another site to print !!!! Just an all around not good upgrade!!!!
I DO NOT WANT TO USE MY MAIL BECAUSE OF THE NEW LOOK WHICH IS VERY BAD !
I CANNOT USE IT ANYMORE. IT IS SO COMPLICATED ! THE OLD ONE WAS PERFECT !!!! I WANT IT BACK !!!!
Read emails from the past are showing up as unread, this program is ******, I want my old outlook back.
beta version sucks. wheres the go back to previous version. if you all worked for me, I would fire all of you who created this mess for people who use this email for work. do you expect everyone to have the new equipment you are creation the beta version on? if so, you are stupid and incompetent. Myself and no doubt thousands of others will just opt out of this disaster you created rether than buy another computer. Now do the right thing and Create a switch to go back to classic version.
I hate this change. Even worse, it keeps changing, then going back. Settings are never consistent, even deleted all safe senders and moved blocked senders to safe. Rules work when they want. Support never responds. This is a waste of an email service and I am very disappointed as I can no longer keep waiting for it to get better!!!! What happened to Microsoft being the best?
What the **** did you do to my mail? Why is this changed? I lost everything. PUT IT BACK!!
Wasn't Broken, why change? Especially to awful version?? The classic view was totally fine! please give us the option to go back. Thanks!
Robert Neale commented
One word to describe outlook.com since the last upgrade. "unusable"
I absolutely do NOT like this new email format it is awful. NOT user friendly.
How do I convert back to the original format.
Pat Bailey commented
Allow users to return to the Classic set up. I do not like the beta one nor having my email program changed arbitrarily.
ALL the Hotmail changes suck, it's impossible to find anything, find help, and now the 'pin email' function looks like everything else, so it's now WORTHLESS. CHANGE THIS BACK YOU FREAKS!