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  1. What's up with Win 10 and Outlook?

    Is there something wrong with Outlook being accessed from a Win 10 system. For some reason my Win 10 system will not load the login page. I've tried accessing ti from a number of diferent ways and the login page does not load. I an submitting this from a Win 7 system.

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  2. Extend retention duration of junk email

    As spam filtering is not 100% efficient and legitimate emails fall into the Junk folder, I'd like to extend the duration of the retention of junk email from 10 days to 90 days (or user-configurable) so that important email does not get scrapped.

    10 votes
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    2 comments  ·  Spam  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  3. sign in

    why do I have to sign in all the time? I checked keep me signed in.

    50 votes
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    32 comments  ·  General  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Hey, thanks for the feedback!

    Is it possible that you’re accessing OWA from a different browser each time you’re signing in? The “Keep Me Signed In” feature will only work if you access from the same browser on the same computer in normal browsing mode.

    If you access in private browsing mode, it will not remember your “Keep Me Signed In” preference.

    Alternatively, if you clear your cookies, it will not remember your sign in preferences.

    Can you give us any more details about what’s going on?

    Colin

  4. View/settings

    The format blows. You should have all the menus on the left side so it is easy to navigate like it used to be.

    2 votes
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  5. Block notifications does not work

    block notifications does not work, even if the setting says it is deactivated

    13 votes
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  6. 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.

    76 votes
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  7. repeat problem printing an email

    chronic 2 week plus problem : cannot print an e -mail in either Microsoft or Chrome.

    2 votes
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  8. Option to forward junk mail

    Mail forwarding (even with Rules now!) doesn't forward mail in "Junk". I've missed a few important emails now.

    Could I either:
    a) disable Junk mail completely
    b) Apply mail forwarding to junk mail

    The workaround here https://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/outlook_com/forum/all/can-i-set-outlook-to-forward-junk-mail/c126d578-f3b6-41dd-a329-cd36ff30a116 doesn't seem to work for me

    5 votes
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  9. Can't delete an email folder

    Can't delete an email folder. The filter don't give you that option even when the folder is empty!

    12 votes
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  10. Want to create a meeting schedule on the sub calendar when creating it from the Meeting with All option in Outlook client

    When viewing own calendar and another users’ calendar at the same time, if you send a meeting invitation by selecting the Meeting with All option, the item would be generated on the default calendar.
    I want to add the new meeting item on the sub calendar, not my calendar.

    3 votes
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  11. Only default calendar is checked

    Sometimes when I load my calendar view, it switches to having only the default calendar checked. I have four other calendars linked/imported, and it's annoying to have to check them again every time.

    4 votes
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  12. Add "find related" when right clicking on an email on Outlook webmail

    Just like in the main software, I would like to have the "find related" option when right clicking on an email on Outlook webmail

    4 votes
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  13. Slow web interface

    Outlook.com works well as a mail server for MS Office Outlook. However, as a web based application, it is very slow and cumbersome. I would prefer a more streamlined and snappy interface.

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  14. Thank you very much for fixing the junk email bug so quickly!

    Thank you very much for fixing the junk email bug so quickly!

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  15. rules that work on spam folder

    I am making tonnes of rules to try to cut down on the amount of spam I am getting. I have dozens of rules, saying for certain words to be deleted, but they are still ending up in my Junk Email. The same words being used over and over in the rules, but they are still going through. So your rules are not working what so ever.
    I was told that the rules do NOT apply to emails that are you already direct to the spam folder, that your "spam" rules bypass any rules we make ourselves. That's rather annoying.…

    97 votes
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  16. Blocking needs to be normal: no extra checkmarks and blocked items removed directly instead of moving them to the 'removed items' map.

    Please change the blocking section to normal: no need for checking an extra box to block mails and remove blocked items directly instead of moving them to the 'removed items' map.

    2 votes
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  17. Contacts/People has disappeared! - replaced by new "apps launcher"

    Access to my Contacts/People has disappeared! - replaced by the "apps launcher" - how are people supposed to make new Contact now?!

    2 votes
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  18. Hide outlook.com account on mail client

    When using the GMail integration there is always the Microsoft account visible even though it is not being used. I would like to see a way to remove or hide that account so that for people that get confused by these things (in my case spouse) do not have to see it if they are not using it.

    Of course I'd prefer to move my whole domain to Outlook.com, but that is another uservoice ;-)

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  19. Premium users to be able to contact Outlook directly thru the ? help box via their inboxes regarding their accounts!

    premium users to be able to contact outlook directly thru the ? help box for assistance with their email accounts!

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  20. 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.

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