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  1. Low-contrast colors in Outlook.com Beta Calendar

    The color scheme used by the new Outlook.com Beta Calendar - particularly on the Month view, which this feedback is referring to - is a huge step backwards in user-friendliness and accessible design.

    I make extensive use of categories in my calendar, with each category using a different color. With the pre-beta Outlook.com Calendar, the calendar appointments on the Month view were displayed as a solid, high-contrast, rectangular block of bold color with the title in bold text inside the block. The colors and styling closely matched those used in the Outlook 2016 desktop client, which made it very easy…

    83 votes
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    23 comments  ·  Calendar  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  2. I used to be able to alphabetically sort emails in folders by subject. This is no longer an option. Please add a subject sort.

    I set up over 250 recipes using the subject sort that was previously available. Now I have a folder of recipes that I have to go through one by one to find a particular recipe. Please restore our ability to select a sort by subject within folders.

    158 votes
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    95 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Hi all – I just wanted to thank you all for providing feedback about the missing sort options and wanting the ability to sort by subject.

    We have started the work to bring this feature to the new experience. It should start showing up for your accounts over the coming weeks.

    I will keep this topic updated with the latest.

    Thanks for the feedback!

    David Los

  3. Problem with "Manage Subscriptions" & Junk Email

    Within the past 2 weeks I've been receiving excessive junk mail in my inbox, and most of it relates to subscriptions that I did not request, but which now show under Manage Subscriptions. I keep blocking the emails and have unsubscribed to the subscriptions in the mail tools, but I never had this problem before.

    46 votes
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  4. More options for reminder times

    Miss being able to add alerts. ie a week two days and two hours, as with the old version.

    113 votes
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    30 comments  ·  Calendar  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  5. Outlook floods my friends' mail

    When I send an email to friends, each message is sent separately even when I respond to an existing message. Which causes the load in my friends mailbox because if I write 10 messages instead of reaching as one message it comes in 10 messages.
    Also in my box it appears about 10 posts which means that my box is also overloaded.
    I corresponded a long time ago at Microsoft Community and have not been able to help me out there so I'm turning here. You might want to look there and see the attached pictures to figure out some…

    43 votes
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  6. 68 votes
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    8 comments  ·  Calendar  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  7. PLEASE HELP WITH JUNK and SPAM!

    PLEASE HELP WITH JUNK and SPAM!

    I am getting A TON of really inappropriate and obviously spam e-mails. Whatever MSN and Hotmail are currently doing to ensure these do not come to our mailboxes (ANY folder, including JUNK - I DO NOT WANT TO SEE THIS!) is not working. Can I PLEASE speak to someone about this problem. It's been increasing over the last year and I'm really tired of it. It's not appropriate and these are very clearly not "real" e-mails. I do not have time in the day to block individually. PLEASE contact me about this problem. I'm…

    37 votes
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    26 comments  ·  Spam  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  8. Shrinking emails!!

    the ads cause the email to shrink and makes it very hard to see the email. could you please remove the ads on the right side. Thanks

    202 votes
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    7 comments  ·  Mail  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  9. Multiple Email Reminder

    Please add Multiple Email Reminder option while booking an event - this was always there in your old design/format.

    32 votes
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    6 comments  ·  Calendar  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  10. Make Dark Mode work with other Themes

    The outlook.com dark mode is great start. Please make the Outlook.com Dark Mode even darker! Remove the blue title bar and all blue from the Dark Mode (at least give us the option). Blue light is bad for the eyes!

    It appears the black theme is disabled for dark mode. We need a total blackout mode.

    74 votes
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  11. SAFE SENDERS BROKEN!!

    Safe Senders all deleted and cannot save new ones!!

    37 votes
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    22 comments  ·  Mail  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  12. Need to have the ability to have multiple email reminders for calendar events

    Need to have the ability to have multiple email reminders for calendar events like I could do before. And when you make changes we should be able to keep the old view. Constant change is lost productivity. Bad for business.

    31 votes
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    5 comments  ·  Calendar  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  13. Problem with Subscriptions.

    I unsubscribed individually from dozens of subscriptions in my subscriptions list that I never subscribed to. It took me more than 30 minutes because of the lack of a bulk select button.

    I still cannot unsubscribe from VictoriaHearts 1xwww.gdn or several other craps in my subscriptions list.

    Please stop adding **** to my subscriptions list without my prior approvasl. I did not subscribe to that ****.

    Please let me bulk edit my subscriptions list and select which to block after unsubscribing.

    I also could not select by page the dozens of bounceback emails that I received upon unsubscribing.

    18 votes
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    13 comments  ·  Spam  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  14. 45 votes
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    7 comments  ·  Calendar  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  15. block senders

    This No Longer Works
    1) Select the item in the message list
    2) Select the “Junk” dropdown in the top level menu bar
    3) Select “Block”
    I tried to block some unwanted senders today and the Block Sender NOW DOES NOT WORK. I sent 10 Sender To The Block List and none of them went to the list. I selected 1 at a time and tried to block it and it still did not go too my list. DO YOU TEST YOUR FIXES OR EXPECT CUSTOMERS TO HAVE TO DEAL WITH IT??? How Do I Block Them Now Have To…

    21 votes
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    16 comments  ·  Mail  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  16. Multiple Calendar Reminders

    I am looking at Office 365 as a viable alternative to Google Apps. One of the most useful features of Google Calendar is that I can have multiple reminders specified. So for instance my default is to receive a reminder 2 weeks ahead, 1 week ahead, 2 days ahead and 2 hours ahead.

    I can only see an option for one reminder on the Office 365 calendar and can't see how to add more. This is a serious omission. A basic calendar requirement in my opinion.

    79 votes
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    33 comments  ·  Calendar  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  17. Help Function is NON-Functioning

    The "?"/help function is not functioning at all. If you put in a word to search nothing happens. Now there is no way (or you buried it so people wont bother you) to email or call for help? Are you just trying to make people leave?!

    26 votes
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  18. Too much JUNK email

    Why doesn't Microsoft use just the actual email sender that is being sent, ie., @so-in-so.com to block? I ALWAYS receive excess junk mail from the same sender with different names before the "@" sign. If we could block all from the sender it would stop much of the junk email we receive. I get more junk/phishing/spam than actual legitimate email. Thank you.

    27 votes
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  19. Calendar reminder emails cannot be set/edited any longer (since Feb 1st, 2019)

    Calendar reminder emails cannot be set/edited any longer (since Feb 1st, 2019)

    28 votes
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    3 comments  ·  Calendar  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  20. Incorrect translation in french.

    There's a wrong translation for french in the spam folder. I guess english label to empty this folder is "Empty folder", which has been translated to "Dossier vide" (means "Folder IS empty").
    Correct translation is : "Vider le dossier"

    20 votes
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