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  1. Need an option to turn OFF predictive text.

    Provide an option to turn on/OFF predictive text:

    1) just for the current email
    2) for all emails

    10 votes
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    4 comments  ·  Mail  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Thank you for using Outlook.com and providing feedback!

    To turn off text predictions:
    1) At the top of the page, select Settings > View all Outlook settings > Mail > Compose and reply.
    2) Under Text predictions, clear the Suggest words or phrases as I type check box.

    For more information, please see: https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/office/use-intelligent-technology-in-outlook-on-the-web-and-outlook-com-24b30683-8340-4b69-b8ac-4193ec528a70

  2. auto

    I already know what I mean to say. Please make all auto features optional so they can be turned on/off manually.

    53 votes
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    20 comments  ·  Mail  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    We’re sorry you’re not finding these features helpful. All our intelligent features have settings that can be individually disabled by going to:
    Settings → Mail → Compose and reply, and finding the respective feature.

    From the issue opened here, it sounds like this could be one of two items:

    1) Text predictions: Outlook suggesting words of phrases as you type a message.

    To disable: Settings → Mail → Compose and reply → Text predictions → Uncheck “Suggest words of phrases as I type”

    2) Microsoft Editor: Outlook can help find spelling and grammar mistakes, or suggest alternate ways to rewrite sentences you’ve written by flagging them with an underline.

    To disable: Settings → Mail → Compose and reply → Microsoft Editor → “Microsoft Editor settings”.
    From here you can select which types of corrections/suggestions you’d like to see, or turn them off completely.


    For more information on intelligent features,…

  3. Hide Specific Spelling/Grammar Suggestions

    I want an option to hide individual spelling/grammar suggestions. I disagree with one of the suggestions and don't want to see the blue underlines. They are distracting.

    64 votes
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    26 comments  ·  Mail  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Thank you for using Outlook.com and your feedback! To modify which suggestions appear:

    1) Go to Mail > Compose and reply.
    2) Under Microsoft Editor, go to Microsoft Editor Settings.
    3) Switch options on and off for the corrections and refinements you want.

    Alternatively, while writing an email draft:
    1) Select Editor in the compose ribbon at the bottom of your message.
    2) Click to select or deselect suggestion types (Spelling, Grammar, or Writing Refinement).

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

  4. Remove news folder

    Please add the option to remove the news folder from the left sidebar completely.

    71 votes
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  5. New Search bar location doesn't work for me.

    I really don't like the new location of the Search bar in Outlook. I wish we had more control over these things. Not every idea is a good one and Microsoft's propensity for trying to control everyone's user experience is what drives users to Apple.

    112 votes
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    36 comments  ·  Mail  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  6. Files menu EXPANDED?? Why?!!!!

    Why Outlook opens with Files menu expanded??!! I don't want that everyone may seen it!!

    87 votes
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  7. Add option to remove Files/Groups folders from mail section

    Allow people to disable the Files folder and the Groups folder. Some people find they take up to much room on the

    59 votes
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    10 comments  ·  Mail  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  8. Files Folder

    The Files folder is now expanding by itself upon opening Outlook and causing everything to be slow to load.

    69 votes
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    Completed  ·  28 comments  ·  Mail  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  9. No logout

    Log Out does not show in drop down box - I have to exit by hitting the Outlook address block which still leaves me signed in.

    5 votes
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    9 comments  ·  Mail  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  10. Mutiple attachments at once, misses out the last one

    When I attach multiple files in a single e-mail, very often, the last one fails to get attached, even though it shows up as attached when i'm on the composing screen.

    0 votes
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    0 comments  ·  Mail  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Hey there!

    Thank you for using Outlook.com and reaching out to us regarding your recent experience.

    Currently, this channel is dedicated to feedback requests only, but we recently added in-app support to assist you with your questions and concerns.

    To contact in-app support please use the following steps:

    Sign into your email account on any web browser on a pc or Mac, www.outlook.com .

    Click the ? in the top menu bar to open the Help pane.

    Click on the Help link toward the bottom of the pane to open the Contact Support box.

    We look forward to assisting you there!

    All the best

    The Outlook Team

    PS: Please use the Help Section of the app for any questions, we are not able to see replies to this address.

  11. BLOCK/STOP ALL ADS

    BLOCK ALL ADS
    I WOULD RATHER LOOK AT THIS THAN ANY ADS
    STOP THE AD HARRASSMENT

    119 votes
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  12. Block unwanted mail

    PLEASE add BLOCK to the Delete Box. That should be so easy for you to do.

            Thank you.
    

    85 votes
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  13. mailbox not receiving mail

    My mailbox is still not receiving email after deleting a bunch of emails yesterday. What's the deal and how do I get my mailbox/account active again?

    42 votes
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  14. "Get started" new box under emails

    I have this new "get started" section at the foot of my inbox and I cant delete it even though all the boxes are ticked. What is happening?

    35 votes
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    31 comments  ·  Mail  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  15. BLOCK EMAIL ADDRESSES

    BLOCK EMAIL ADDRESSES - The option to block junk email addresses used to be on your menu along with Sweep, Move to and Delete. An update you made 1-2 years ago removed this, making it MORE cumbersome to block bogus email addresses. Now I have to (1) select one or more email addresses, (2) right-click, (3) then select Block. Please restore this to the menu bar.

    630 votes
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    127 comments  ·  Mail  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Hey, thanks for your feedback! You can currently do this from the menu bar. When you’ve opened an email (or selected multiple), click the “Junk” dropdown button in the command bar. You can find this button below the search bar, next to the “Delete” and “Archive” buttons. Then select “Block” from the menu that appears below the “Junk” button.

    Colin

  16. Blocking e mails by domain and sender should be quick and easy-its not. Please put the 2 options together, ie block send and or domain.

    Blocking domain and sender should be quick and easy-its not. Please put the 2 options together, ie block send and or domain.

    24 votes
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    11 comments  ·  Mail  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  17. Bug Report

    Bug Report: Outlook keeps sending email from Team Scheer (teamscheer@conservative.ca) to JUNK Email folder. It is NOT junk. Fix your filter settings.

    4 votes
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  18. Don't Like Delete Icon 'popping up' in the Inbox, when the deleted email is reachable in the Deleted Folder.

    I don't like the feature that 'pops up' (on the "Inbox") when one deletes an email. (It states: "Deleted" and "Undo".) It is very distracting and hides / covers up upcoming emails on the Inbox list. - What is the purpose to retrieve it (deleted email) from our regular 'delete folder'? WE CAN JUST GO TO OUR DELETED FOLDER. - If you were to find a way to bring up deleted emails (deleted from the delete folder) that would be a good feature. But to have an icon pop-up in the Inbox with every time we click to delete an…

    10 votes
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  19. Rules Not Working

    I have several emails that are supposed to go to specific folders, but here recently I see them either in my inbox or in my spam folder. Why aren't my rules working anymore?

    17 votes
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    13 comments  ·  Mail  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Thank you, everyone, for reporting this issue to us. We understand the frustration around this issue that has been ongoing for some time, and are working to track down issues.

    In order to help us pinpoint issues, please be as descriptive as possible in highlighting what your specific issue is when posting a comment.

    In the meanwhile, here are some instructions and help to attempt to mitigate issues with your Mailbox:

    - In order to create rules: 1) Right-click on a specific email and select “Create rule”. 2) Select the overflow menu in the top menu bar and click “Create rule”. 3) Click “Settings” → “Mail” → “Rules” → “Add new rules”

    - Rules run in order from top to bottom on your rules list in the rules settings page. If you have a rule created with the option “Stop processing more rules” (enabled by default), once that rule condition…

  20. No way to block unwanted email/domains

    Please correct the junk email box icons to allow customers to put in block emails and save them. The save icon does not work at all.

    23 votes
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