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  1. Mail > Subscription

    Hotmail/Outlook- Mail > Subscriptions > I can not delete newsletters I did not subscribe to
    Under my settings>mail>subscriptions - there is a ton of newsletters/junk email/spam that I never added and can not delete. I don't know how they got there and how can i remove them.

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    No matter what I've tried to delete these it doesn't work - spammers latched themselves this way?

    433 votes
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    337 comments  ·  Mail  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  2. dark mode issues

    The overall issue is darkmode is very hard to work with as a developer, until recently we could override certain things that were breaking but the recent update adds !important to the inlined styles so we can no longer fix the bugs it causes.

    A few of the bugs that we’re facing include...
    Light colours are adjusted but dark are not, leading to a lack of visual structure where contrast is being used.
    When dark text is applied to a light background image the text is made light but the background stays the same making it very hard to read …

    36 votes
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    4 comments  ·  Mail  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  3. Blocking selected senders

    Without opening any questionable messages, the "Block" feature previously available in the "Junk email" folder was good in that it displayed the email address ID for the selected message(s) before giving the option to confirm the "Block" request. This helpful option does no appear to be available any longer.

    63 votes
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    5 comments  ·  Tasks  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  4. Delete malfunction / cant delete

    Cannot delete emails. Delete button does not function

    31 votes
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    33 comments  ·  General  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  5. Set email reminders on events

    Please restore email reminder functionality to calendar! I rely on this to keep track of my schedule and I'm now using Google calendar because I can't get this Outlook.com beta to send me email reminders.

    204 votes
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    123 comments  ·  Calendar  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  6. Today list on calendar month view missing

    Love the email section

    When using the beta calenadar, I no longer have today's calendar items on the right hand side on the month view.

    I prefer month view and to see today's list.

    108 votes
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    58 comments  ·  Calendar  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  7. Expand Calendar Color Choices

    The selection of colors for calendars is very limited, and the 9 choices given have several that look very similar. I would love more choices, or at least choices that are more distinct from each other.

    119 votes
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  8. Safe Senders not permitting Domain addition.

    Junk Email - Safe Senders: cannot add domain as stated in the info; only full email addresses work.

    10 votes
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    3 comments  ·  Spam  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  9. Calendar: Option to turn events from email off not working

    When I disable the checkbox next to "Automatically add events to my calendar from email" and click on "Save" afterwards, Outlook only retains the change for the current session (tried with Firefox and Chrome). As soon as I log off and log in to Outlook again, the option is enabled again, meaning lots of unwanted entries are being listed in my calendar. (Also I have no option to go back to pre-beta as it seems.)
    It would be great if this change could be retained even after logging off. Many thanks!

    9 votes
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    4 comments  ·  Calendar  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  10. Searching is very difficult in mail software. It should search a persons mail/ subject/contents in all mails including archive

    Searching is very difficult in mail software. It should search a persons mail/ subject/contents in the body of the mails. The search should include inbox as well as including archive mails.

    173 votes
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    17 comments  ·  Search  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  11. Can't locate 'calendar publishing' option

    I cannot located the 'calendar publishing' option to obtain the URL to share ICAL file

    22 votes
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    15 comments  ·  Calendar  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  12. If you add #unread filter, the unread email always stays unread even after you read/clicked it.

    If you add #unread filter, the unread email always stays unread even after you read/clicked it.

    77 votes
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  13. Please add search folders

    I use massively search folders on Outlook client, I would like retrieve them on the web client.

    33 votes
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    21 comments  ·  Search  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    I want to thanks everyone for providing feedback so that we can make Outlook.com better.

    The folder scopes that are available is limited today but you can still access them via the “All folders” button on the right side of the search box. You can also select a folder in the left pane first before you search. That will scope the search to just that folder.

    We are working to improve the Advanced Search function which will allow you to scope your search to any folders. We will let you know when the feature is available.

    Thanks!

  14. Save preffered sort order for contacts:

    Everytime I return to contacts, I have to change the filter to my preference.
    OneDrive has a feature that allows you to save your preferred sort order.
    That would be a great consistent use of the feature in outlook throughout.

    10 votes
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