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  1. [Suggestion]:Browse Buttons

    Put UP and DOWN browse button for scrolling through emails at any point an user begins, its very irritating one has to go to last received email to get the DOWN browse button for backward browsing, Please make it user friendly not user deadly

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  2. Search bar

    I want the search text boxes back to what they were in Outlook. I just learned today that a general search is on top of the Outlook client only. It was more convenient to have a search box in a folder created in your inbox and in the focused section as well. I work for the Judiciary and this change is not as time efficient as it was before. Plus the general search is saving my searches and there's no convenient option to clear out what I searched previously which looks junky.

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  3. [Dislike]:STOP ADVERTISING EDGE EVERYWHERE!

    STOP ADVERTISING EDGE EVERYWHERE!

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  4. [Suggestion]:Option to remove email address from search in suggested searches

    if you search an email address once it is forever in suggested searches, need option to remove it from there.

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  5. missing search bar

    Please reinstate the search email bar. I know you can search using the 'search' menu, but this is FAR less intuitive, more clunky and is really not user friendly in the same way as before. I could just type a couple of letters and instantly my emails would sort by subject, or person or whatever I was looking for. Now, I have to click here, click there etc etc.

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  6. search fields are short

    Search fields length keep shrinking ot the right side of the windows space and should stay the width of the inbox overall field length.

    So annoying. Make something that maintain the configured custom settings please

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  7. suggestions of contacts in search

    The suggestions of contacts in search appear emails from contacts that we do not have, they should not appear, they should be able to be deleted. Suggested emails in search are always the same and do not allow to be deleted, hopefully they will change that.

    4 votes
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  8. [Suggestion]:Search default folder

    Please add a settings option: default folder for Search. Now Search searches in ALL folders and this is VERY DANGEROUS, I risk to delete messages also in the Archive folder, that must be untouchable. Add customizable default folder OR set InBox as defaut, NOT All Folders. Thanks

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  9. The new OUTLOOK.com sucks in so many ways I don't have time to list them all.

    The search perimeters are too narrow, it is useless.
    Since you formed this partnership with UserVoice you have messed this site up so badly it has become a nightmare.
    The "auto population" drop down list for contacts shows up prior to the fist letter being entered.
    WAY TOO MANY THINGS TO LIST, YOU DON'T LISTEN
    IT IS NOT FIT FOR BUSINESS!

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  10. [Dislike]:Search can't differentiate 'from:store-news@amazon.com' from 'from:shipment-tracking@amazon.com'

    Search for "from:shipment-tracking@amazon.com", result: all emails from all amazon email accounts. It has to return emails from a specific email address in this case! This used to work.

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  11. OUTLOOK FEEDBACK

    When I vote on here I have to type in my WHOLE email address. Your little key/downarrow does NOT WORK. I don't want your response anyway. I'll know if you fix the problem.

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  12. [Suggestion]:Search vs Filter UI e.g. Unread

    When I want to search for 'Unread' messages there are 4, 4!! places which seem like they should do this - Search, the 2 different drop-down under Search (right and left), and then the Filters (which is the only one which does). This is simple bad UI and needs to be tightened up.

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  13. Delete old emails of suggested searches in search tab

    Give us the option to delete emails in the suggested searches in the search tab when you click on it

    3 votes
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  14. Search recoverable items removes Restore option

    If recoverable items are searched and selected, there is no way to recover them because the Restore button toolbar at the top is replaced with one showing the number of selected items.

    The only way to restore items is to scroll through them all manually looking for what you can find and then selecting them.

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  15. No way to close settings search match list

    When you start typing in the search box for settings, a match list appears and won't go away until you erase the contents of the search box. It should disappear when you click off or at least there should be an X in the right side of the search box to clear it, like virtually ALL other search boxes on the planet. It's very frustrating to have the match list covering the menu when you don't find what you want, which by the way, is most of the time. The settings search sucks. Needs a better index.

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  16. Back button next to adress bar doesn't work.

    I can't use the 'back' button of Google Chrome when I am in my Outlook webmail. I always have to press on an inbox to be able to go back. I can't send a screenshot, but I mean the buttons next to the address bar.

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  17. permanat homepage

    how to make microsoft outlook homepage permanant?

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  18. find related messages in this conversation available for outlook web app

    "Find related messages in this conversation" available for outlook web app

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  19. one drive

    why are my email attachments going to ONE DRIVE?
    why cant I save them to my PC

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