OutlookUservoice_icon_outlook Outlook Feedback by UserVoice

The new Outlook.com

We have partnered with UserVoice, a third-party service, to collect feedback from you and other Outlook users. Your use of the portal and your submission is subject to the UserVoice Terms of Service & Privacy Policy, including the license terms. Please do not send any novel or patentable ideas, copyrighted materials, samples or demos for which you do not want to grant a license to Microsoft.

This is the forum where you can give us feedback about the new experiences in Outlook.com.

Please vote on ideas you like. If you have a new idea that hasn’t been submitted by anyone else, submit it. If you have many ideas, submit them separately. This will help us decide what to build next.

We’ll reply to top issues, and will consider other suggestions as well. Thanks for trying the beta!

For more information, check out our help page.

  • Hot ideas
  • Top ideas
  • New ideas
  • My feedback
  1. sign out button

    provide separate sign out/log out button. NOT from a drop down menu.

    12 votes
    Sign in
    (thinking…)
    Sign in with: Facebook Google
    Signed in as (Sign out)

    We’ll send you updates on this idea

    3 comments  ·  General  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  2. Phishing spanish translation

    You have mistranslated the word "phishing", you have translated it as "pesca" which is the Spanish word for "fishing". Either you put back phishing or you put identity theft, because "pesca" is ridiculous.

    28 votes
    Sign in
    (thinking…)
    Sign in with: Facebook Google
    Signed in as (Sign out)

    We’ll send you updates on this idea

    10 comments  ·  General  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  3. Move or hide the "Files" section on the left bar

    The new section "Files" in the left bar (to access fast to the email attachments) should be moved below the main Mail Directories, because the main use of the interface is navigate between mails and not files.

    33 votes
    Sign in
    (thinking…)
    Sign in with: Facebook Google
    Signed in as (Sign out)

    We’ll send you updates on this idea

    9 comments  ·  General  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  4. outlook theme colors

    The colors for Outlook are now electric blue and slightly darker electric blue. Why? The Outlook colors were already there. Why remove them? Microsoft seems to take away more and more customer autonomy and personal expression with each update. We need to have themes and/or more colors re-added, please.

    0 votes
    Sign in
    (thinking…)
    Sign in with: Facebook Google
    Signed in as (Sign out)

    We’ll send you updates on this idea

    0 comments  ·  General  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  5. Advertising

    Please add a "deactivate all" button to the advertising companies selection!

    1 vote
    Sign in
    (thinking…)
    Sign in with: Facebook Google
    Signed in as (Sign out)

    We’ll send you updates on this idea

    0 comments  ·  General  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  6. Kudos

    Since this time last year hotmail has certainly gotten better. I have several different email accounts with other entities and I must say your sign-in is the best. Don't change it, there's absolutely no reason to...

    0 votes
    Sign in
    (thinking…)
    Sign in with: Facebook Google
    Signed in as (Sign out)

    We’ll send you updates on this idea

    0 comments  ·  General  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  7. Add dark mode to outlook loading screen

    Add dark mode to outlook loading screen

    0 votes
    Sign in
    (thinking…)
    Sign in with: Facebook Google
    Signed in as (Sign out)

    We’ll send you updates on this idea

    Completed  ·  0 comments  ·  General  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  8. Why don't allow us to log out?! Please direct us on how to log out.

    Why don't allow us to log out?! Please direct us on how to log out.

    39 votes
    Sign in
    (thinking…)
    Sign in with: Facebook Google
    Signed in as (Sign out)

    We’ll send you updates on this idea

    125 comments  ·  General  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Thanks for your feedback! In order to log out, click on the profile icon in the top right corner of the window. This is a round icon with either your profile image or your initials.

    When you click this icon, a pane will expand. “Sign out” is one of the options on this pane.

    Colin

  9. I am not able to check my contact list alphabetically while sending email by clicking on new email .

    I am not able to check my contact list alphabetically while sending email by clicking on new email .

    178 votes
    Sign in
    (thinking…)
    Sign in with: Facebook Google
    Signed in as (Sign out)

    We’ll send you updates on this idea

    220 comments  ·  General  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    As of yesterday, the Contact Picker dialog has been returned to an alphabetical A-Z sort order. As many comments show, lots of Outlook.com users are already seeing the fixed behavior. If you do not observe this in your Outlook Web session, you will need to refresh your browser (or maybe even clear your cache).

    Again, the sort order not being alphabetical A-Z was always a bug and was never by design.

    You may be interested to know the next item on our plan for the Contact Picker: Soon, there will be a way to type letters and by so doing filter the list down to matching entries. This means you shouldn’t need to scroll over and over, in the future.

    Thanks for your continued support.

  10. Dark theme/mode for the phone app?

    Dark theme/mode for the phone app?

    30 votes
    Sign in
    (thinking…)
    Sign in with: Facebook Google
    Signed in as (Sign out)

    We’ll send you updates on this idea

    3 comments  ·  General  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  11. SPAM!

    The amount of annoying pop ups trying to push new "features" feels very untrustworthy. Mail services should not be confused with social interactive sites.

    184 votes
    Sign in
    (thinking…)
    Sign in with: Facebook Google
    Signed in as (Sign out)

    We’ll send you updates on this idea

    Completed  ·  71 comments  ·  General  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  12. 140 votes
    Sign in
    (thinking…)
    Sign in with: Facebook Google
    Signed in as (Sign out)

    We’ll send you updates on this idea

    233 comments  ·  General  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  13. Folders disappearing

    The folders list has evidently been 'enlarged' to the point that 'conversation history', personal folders like 'temp' and the 'new folder' tab all at the bottom of the folders list are now non-viewable...can you IT people not come up with a better solution to whatever it is that you're trying to do?

    0 votes
    Sign in
    (thinking…)
    Sign in with: Facebook Google
    Signed in as (Sign out)

    We’ll send you updates on this idea

    0 comments  ·  General  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  14. Icons Not Updated

    Product Icons not updated on the app menu on outlook (square dots in the top left)

    0 votes
    Sign in
    (thinking…)
    Sign in with: Facebook Google
    Signed in as (Sign out)

    We’ll send you updates on this idea

    0 comments  ·  General  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  15. Spell check in Outlook

    Spell check used to be available in other ealier Outlook versions. Why not now?

    88 votes
    Sign in
    (thinking…)
    Sign in with: Facebook Google
    Signed in as (Sign out)

    We’ll send you updates on this idea

    169 comments  ·  General  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Thank you to everyone using Outlook.com and for providing feedback. We wanted to let you know that as of today we have enabled spelling and grammar checking provided by Microsoft Editor for Chrome and Edge browsers (Firefox & Safari support to come soon). To access these suggestions, simply left click on the underlined text.

    As you type, you will get underlines in red or blue denoting spelling and grammar suggestions, respectively. For users with a premium or M365 account, you will also have access to writing refinement suggestions such as clarity, conciseness, and formality denoted by purpled underlines.

    To customize which types of suggestions show up, select the “Editor” button in the compose ribbon and select or deselect suggestion types. Or alternatively in settings → Mail → Compose and reply → Microsoft Editor.

    You can find more information about Editor usage in Outlook.com at: https://support.office.com/en-us/article/check-grammar-spelling-and-more-in-outlook-com-and-outlook-on-the-web-c6b1283d-81a2-47f1-bc85-9e8dfc0cbf15.

  16. Spammy "Manage ad cookies" notifications

    "Manage add cookies" spam. Every 2-3 days I keep getting a pop-up from Outlook which resets my ad cookie settings and forces me to re-opt-out. Selecting it once should be enough...

    5 votes
    Sign in
    (thinking…)
    Sign in with: Facebook Google
    Signed in as (Sign out)

    We’ll send you updates on this idea

    15 comments  ·  General  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  17. Outlook name not showing properly

    One of my friends started outlook today with his Gmail email address. When he presses on his photo on the top right in outlook web, it shows his new bizarre looking outlook address. He also cannot see his name. All what outlook shows is that outlook email address.

    0 votes
    Sign in
    (thinking…)
    Sign in with: Facebook Google
    Signed in as (Sign out)

    We’ll send you updates on this idea

    0 comments  ·  General  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Thank you for your feedback. We appreciate that you took the time to write to us.

    You might enjoy the new Outlook experience more with a few changes to your settings, which you can find by clicking the gear icon. Try changing the setting for Conversation view to Off, changing the setting for Reading pane to Hide, and changing the setting for Attachment preview to Off.

    We’re always interested in new ideas, but we need some more specific feedback to fix the problem for you. If you have more detailed suggestions, please update your idea or add a new one.

    You might also find this help article useful: aka.ms/outlookcombetahelp. It has some simple steps to fix common problems.

    -The Outlook.com Team

  18. Themes are not available with dark mode, also in dark mode the writing pan is still in light mode. make it dark.

    Themes are not available with dark mode, also in dark mode the writing pan is still in light mode. make it dark. Make it possible that one could add custom themes and wallpapers that are live. No transparency and no blur effects and fluent design in outlook.com

    18 votes
    Sign in
    (thinking…)
    Sign in with: Facebook Google
    Signed in as (Sign out)

    We’ll send you updates on this idea

    5 comments  ·  General  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    First of thanks for the great feedback! I just wanted to provide an update. As of today, you should start being able to select a variety of themes when you have dark mode enabled! This should help you get a bit more customization!

    Also rolling out soon is the ability to have compose in dark mode as well!

    hope this helps!

    David Los

  19. Dark theme with dark mode and dark writing pan

    dark theme is not available with dark mode also in dark mode the writing pan is still in light mode. make it dark as well to avoid eyes irritation and save battery life as well

    161 votes
    Sign in
    (thinking…)
    Sign in with: Facebook Google
    Signed in as (Sign out)

    We’ll send you updates on this idea

    16 comments  ·  General  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  20. Slow respond

    advertisement load faster than mail

    26 votes
    Sign in
    (thinking…)
    Sign in with: Facebook Google
    Signed in as (Sign out)

    We’ll send you updates on this idea

    27 comments  ·  General  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
← Previous 1 3 4 5 6 7
  • Don't see your idea?

The new Outlook.com

Categories

Feedback and Knowledge Base