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  1. remove left bar

    There needs to be a way to hide or remove the left bar.

    6 votes

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  2. Problems with Blocked Senders list and junk mail Filter Options.


    1. The Blocked Senders list puts email from Blocked Senders into my Junk Mail folder, rather than into my Deleted Files folder, due to the differing and changing subdomains that the spammers use.


    2. Outlook does not allow wildcard (*) to block all subdomains from each email domain.


    3. The filter options to block all subdomains from each domain don't work.


    4. How do I block all email with address in the PATTERN of a@a.b.c? Notice that a@a.b.c is a PATTERN, not an email address. An example of a particular spammer's address is holdon@holdon.luxuryzero.com which is in the PATTERN of a@a.b.c (format).


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    722 votes

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    Under review  ·  60 comments  ·  Spam  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  3. Enable DKIM for Office 365 Home / Microsoft 365 Family mailboxes with a personalized email address

    The Office 365 Home / Microsoft 365 Family subscription has a premium option which allows you to use your own email domain.
    However, there is no option to enable the DKIM security measure in the premium interface for your own personalized email addresses / own email domain.
    Without DKIM, outgoing email often ends up in the recipient's Spam folder, because the mail is not signed and authenticity can not be verified.

    Can you enable the option to enable/configure DKIM in the outlook.com UI for Office 365 Home / Microsoft 365 Family subscribers?
    (just like you enabled the personalized email addresses…

    56 votes

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  4. 5 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.

    15 votes

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  6. Block Junk Mail by Sender Name

    Please create an option to block senders by Name (not just by email address or domain). I receive 60 junk emails a day from different email addresses, but often with the same sender name. Blocking the email address and/or the domain isn't effective because the same junk senders have thousands of alternate email addresses. The sender name, however, is consistent (ie: Gadget Junkies, LeafFilter, Walk In Safety Tub, Tommy Chong, Splash Wines, Keranique, etc). Also, adding a Rule to block emails with those words in the subject line or body doesn't work because Rules aren't applied to junk mail (another…

    16 votes

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  7. REMOVE SIDE ICON

    The new set of side icons with people and word ect is distracting and should have an option to remove, immediately. I don't need to look at green excel icon every time I am on my email. Please have it removed ASAP.

    6 votes

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  8. I want to be able to write a rule for blocking junk emais.

    I think if I could write a rule that allows me to block spam emails, I could block most of my spam emails in my junk email folder. It is this or Outlook needs to quit allowing spam emails into my account. I want to block all emails not on my safe senders' list.

    4 votes

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  9. Request for read receipts

    Please enable request for read receipt for outlook live version as well.

    8 votes

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  10. Do not start telling me what to write when I am writing an email.

    My idea is to let people write their own emails without providing intrusive suggestions. I've been writing for over 50 years and I don't need any help from a computer.

    9 votes

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  11. Disable junk email filter

    Disable the Junk Email filtering in Outlook.com

    9 votes

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  12. Too much obvious spam in junk folder

    Too much obvious spam in junk folder, making it difficult to spot genuine emails. This has only started happening again recently. Revise incoming spam filters, something has gone horribly wrong.

    16 votes

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  13. [Suggestion]:Stop outlook refreshing the page every few seconds

    Outlook keeps refreshing itself which stops from reading mail or composing emails.

    10 votes

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  14. 7 votes

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  15. block

    There should be no limit on the number of email addresses/domains you put in the blocked senders list. I can no longer block anyone as apparently the limit is 500!

    9 votes

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  16. [Dislike]:too much junk mail. please block junk mail

    Please block junk mail. There's too much

    16 votes

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  17. stop deleting emails after 30 days

    Enable the option to not auto delete deleted items after 30 days

    4 votes

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  18. Co-Owners for Meetings

    It would be great to have 2 owners of a meeting or the ability to transfer ownership of meeting cadence

    13 votes

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  19. sync To Do list to outlook Calendar

    I want to sync tasks created in the to do list with my outlook calendar.

    9 votes

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  20. [Suggestion]:AI to identify SPAM/Phishing

    Please, introduce some basic AI to detect spam and phishing email. I have blocked emails, marked spam, marked phishing, but i keep getting the same spam email with different addresses every single time. Why does this keep happening?

    6 votes

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