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  1. Agenda pane options

    Please allow me to switch "Agenda Pane" on or off in "Settings." I know a lot of people like it but I don't use it and it makes my calendar too narrow. It is especially annoying when it opens just to tell me I don't have anything going on that day. I am smart enough to read my calendar and figure that out.

    8 votes
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  2. Send blocked emails straight to deleted items instead of to junk mail folder

    Send blocked emails straight to deleted items instead of to junk mail folder. There are 2 options, to mark as junk or to block, yet both put the emails from that domain or sender into the junk folder. It makes no sense to have 2 different options that do the same. If something is blocked, it shouldn't ever appear in junk mail or the inbox.

    18 votes
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  3. Mobile Hotmail slow and glitchy

    Mobile version of Hotmail is very slow to load and is very glitchy - keeps freezing - when using on both Chrome and Safari. Not interested in using app as a work around.

    3 votes
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  4. Allow disabling IMAP on Outlook.com accounts

    You can disable POP but not IMAP right now. It would be nice to also have the option to disable IMAP.

    4 votes
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  5. Block email address containing emoji character

    Spammer email address includes emoji character which stops them from being added to my contacts and/or blocked.

    Example of spammer: CBNl.🎈@ee-business.com

    8 votes
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  6. Unwanted "subscriptions".

    Anyway to "select all" of subscriptions and then "unselect" the ones I really subscribed to??????

    102 votes
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  7. Why does Outlook not block all emails not on the safe sender's list

    On my blocking junk emails. Why does the blocked senders and domains file only save what the dropdown on the tool bar blocks? I feel if I go to the trouble to manually block junk emails into the blocked senders and domains list, those I put into it should remain blocked forever and not be released to inundate my email account over and over. I feel I am being jeopardized with my safety and privacy by Outlook allowing junk emails into my account. WHY DOESN'T OUTLOOK WORK TO BLOCK ALL EMAILS THAT ARE NOT ON A USERS SAFE SENDER LIST?

    1 vote
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  8. Create a recurrent event on the multiple random dates at once in the Outlook Calendar

    I would like to create a recurrent event to select multiple random dates at once. Because we don’t want the event to recur in regular cycle.

    6 votes
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  9. See all events for the recurrent item including events whose date/time has been modified

    I would like to see or obtain all events for the recurrent item including events whose date/time has been modified. Because If we change the date or time for one of the recurrent event, it’s no longer treated as the recurrent item and we are not able to identify when the item has been changed by opening the original recurrent item.
    So, it would be great if we could see all events for the recurrent item including events whose date/time has been modified.

    6 votes
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  10. strict inbox, most good email in junk, gets deleted in 10!?

    So email that I delete from junk stays in the deleted folder. But email that is automatically deleted from junk after 10 days cannot be retrieved in the deleted items folder, which has resulted in me losing important emails. I keep inbox strict, so most of my mail starts in junk, and then I place it in the inbox or folders as required. Now if I am on a 2 week holiday and miss opening junk email I would have lost 4 days of email by the time I would check. So either allow us to set time for junk…

    9 votes
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  11. SAFE SENDERS BROKEN!!

    Safe Senders all deleted and cannot save new ones!!

    182 votes
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  12. Folders ... Folders ... Folders !

    More the time goes, more you add folders without giving the user the ability to inhibit/control them. How about in the Advanced settings, a section specially for the Folder Settings ? ... would be definitely great. Thank you for your understanding.

    27 votes
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  13. define number of weeks in calendar view

    I want to define how many weeks I view in my "monthly" calendar view, typically 3 weeks so I can see more on each day

    2 votes
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  14. 3 votes
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  15. Catch All email address for the personalized email address service

    Looking to get a catch all email address feature. When we were with godaddy, they had this feature to catch all emails. Example, if email is addressed to richie@domain.com, it was misspelled by the sender and typed in richee@domain.com, we want it to go in to catchall@domain.com. Of info and the typed ifno@domain.com, we want to retain that to our catchall@domain.com email address.

    Thank you.

    4 votes
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  16. Advertising microsoft mobile app in junk mail

    Why do you make me skip your ad for microsoft mobile app between every junk email. 50 times a day I have to skip your sales ad. If I wanted it I would have gotten it already. Going to make me switch everything to my gmail after using hotmail since 1998.

    4 votes
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  17. Folders on top

    I use my email to do email. I never use it to look for files. Why would I want a list of Files at the top of the screen? Why are my actual email folders (you know, like my Inbox) hidden below this? I close the Files list but, of course, will have to close it again next time and every time. I understand I could simply look below the file list, but I shouldn't have to. This is stupid interface design choice. What comes next? Putting my Junk folder above Inbox?

    The Favorites list is on top, but that's…

    5 votes
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  18. 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…

    15 votes
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  19. GoDaddy will never get a dime from me

    Please allow domains from registrars other than GoDaddy to use personalized domains. I would like to switch from GSuite but not remotely enough to use GoDaddy for my domain registrar. There should be no technical limitations here, because it's all just assigning MX records with the registrar. I'm sure you have some sort of business deal with them but it is ludicrous that I am barred from this service because I do not use (and never will use) GoDaddy.

    12 votes
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  20. Block Junkmail by subject and/or keywords

    I think you should allow blocking junk mail by subject/and or keywords as well as sender

    19 votes
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