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  1. Desperately need a way to reorganize the folders in outlook.com

    Would like a way to re-arrange folders, current their is no way to organize the folders position, when you drag a folder it only allows it to become a sub folder, but I want to move the positions of the parent folders. such as Inbox, Custom Folder, Achieve, Custom Folder, Deleted, Junk, etc.

    98 votes
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    28 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    Under review  ·  thconsta responded

    Thank you for your feedback on the Outlook.com beta! We are considering this change and will reply back when we have an update.

  2. Save to OneNote is missing!

    Add the One Note choice back as a location to either save or move to.

    97 votes
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    Under review  ·  37 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  3. Restore ability to create alias with hotmail.com -domain

    Years ago it was possible existing users to create alias with "hotmail.com"- or "outlook.com" -domain. Now it's only possible to create alias with "outlook.com"-domain.

    However new users (becoming Microsoft Account users) can choose their first email address between "hotmail.com" or "outlook.com" domains. I think this is unfair!

    Please, give existing users ability to create new aliases with "hotmail.com" -domain so users can choose between "outlook.com" or "hotmail.com" -domains.

    96 votes
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  4. Using the Select All selects flagged/pinned it did not do that in previous version

    using the "select all" selects flagged/pinned it did not do that in previous version

    83 votes
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    55 comments  ·  Spam  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  5. Block Sender

    You marked "completed" the "Block Sender" item that had over 1100 votes and many more comments. The solution you gave does not work when the email is already in the "Junk" email folder. Right clicking on items in the "Junk" folder opens the email. It does bring up the "Block" function, but still opens the email. Again, your solution addresses emails that are not already in the "Junk" folder. Please reopen this issue and give us a way to block emails without having to open them if they are already in the Junk folder based on your spam criteria. This…

    77 votes
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    Under review  ·  13 comments  ·  Mail  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  6. print email

    the email not showing the sender info in print email

    67 votes
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    Under review  ·  7 comments  ·  Mail  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  7. 66 votes
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    Under review  ·  28 comments  ·  General  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  8. I am unable to delete contact: Make the Delete button in Contacts actually do something. I want to delete old contacts but can't

    It would seem a good idea if the Delete button inthe contacts list actually allowed you to delete contacts that are no longer required.

    52 votes
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  9. minutes

    add 45 minutes option in the list of time slot available in the endtime field when creating an invitation
    lot of people don't need a 30min or 1h meeting but 45 to have some buffer
    the same can be achieved by macro but we can ask all employee to create a macro for it

    51 votes
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    6 comments  ·  Calendar  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  10. Items deleted still show as unread

    If an e-mail was read only on a single click and deleted, it still shows as Unread in the Deleted Items folder. It makes more sense that it shows as Read?

    49 votes
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  11. Select checkbox

    The Master checkbox used to only select what was on my screen, this made it easy for me to clear batches of email quickly. Now, the checkbox selects everything in a folder, even if I've not had a chance to see it. This is not helpful at all.

    40 votes
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    Under review  ·  8 comments  ·  Mail  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  12. Scroll bar design limits accessibility

    Scroll bars are far too narrow, and making the bar mostly invisible makes it incredibly difficult for people with limited eyesight to see, and the tiny size can make it awkward to select.

    36 votes
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    27 comments  ·  General  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  13. Please add scheduled emails feature. This feature is long overdue.

    Please add scheduled emails feature. This feature is long overdue.

    29 votes
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    Under review  ·  9 comments  ·  Mail  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  14. No way to sign-out, no Help icon in Outlook.com (even after a couple of months)

    Sign-out and Help cannot be accessed in Outlook.com website in Mail and Calendar, except under People. Is this a bug? How do I sign out of Outlook.com?

    29 votes
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    42 comments  ·  Mail  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  15. Quarterly recurrences for appointments, meetings, and/or tasks

    Outlook recurrence patterns currently include "Daily", "Weekly", "Monthly", and "Yearly". Can a "Quarterly" recurrence pattern be added? This would save time having to manually insert reminders in the calendar each quarter.

    28 votes
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    1 comment  ·  Calendar  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  16. Can't see my avatar anymore. Replaced by initals.

    Can't see my avatar anymore. Replaced by initals.

    25 votes
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    Under review  ·  22 comments  ·  General  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  17. Gmail Feature in outlook web not working

    gmail feature not working properly.

    Added gmail account. icon never shows up in left. clicking the mail+ icon then changes URL to outlook.live.com/mail/1/inbox but no longer have access to Microsoft inbox.

    19 votes
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    7 comments  ·  Mail  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  18. 16 votes
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    6 comments  ·  People  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  19. Process customers hotmail rules before built-in junk mail filters

    This has been suggested, but has not been implemented. It's fine that you want to minimize junk by filtering it out to the junk folder, but this also prevents user rules from being effective. I want to DELETE any/all emails with keywords KETO or CBD. When you move them to the JUNK folder, it precludes my ability to delete. Don't override user's rules just because you process them first. Process user's rules, and if they aren't processed, THEN you can apply your built-in filters. PLEASE ACT ON THIS QUICKLY. It has been suggested long ago and is about time to…

    8 votes
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  20. Want to have a list to view the items which has retention tag assigned

    I would like to use Outlook client or Office 365 features to see which retention tag is currently applied to items in case that I would like to change the retention tag for the item.

    7 votes
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