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  1. Deleted Items Folder - Mass vs Selective Delete of Items

    Deleted Items Folder - Need to be able to delete items by the page by clicking the Deleted Items button - available in previous version. New version selects all mail in Deleted Items folder to be deleted. I now have to select emails individually to delete - wasting my time.

    35 votes
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    12 comments  ·  Mail  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  2. junkmail filtering

    Junkmail filtering on outlook is ineffective to say the least.

    Junkmail works in a few ways.
    - Robots scan the internet for email addresses.
    - Business collect your email for legitimate reasons (like receipts or alerts) but then continue to send unsolicited mail
    - by a robot flooding random emails with a readably sounding senders name, a randomised or misleading email address, misleading body content (usually duplicated from an existing reputable website, and requiring the user to interact by clicking a hyperlink or download an executable.

    Does this look familiar:
    from LinkedIn - Confirm security breach. <linkedin23508xtPRO@LinkedInSecurityTeamTotallyRealfe080x.com.org.it>. BODY:…

    61 votes
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    5 comments  ·  Spam  ·  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.

    56 votes
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  4. where is blocked senders list HIDDEN !

    UN HIDE THE BLOCKED SENDERS LIST !

    31 votes
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    16 comments  ·  Chat  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  5. Undo box

    Don't like new grey box appearing to undo delete

    22 votes
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  6. cannot easily find old emails anymore

    Cannot open all older emails from selected contact by clicking on name icon. Used to be able to keep scrolling, now I'm only allowd to see last 10 or so emails.

    36 votes
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  7. Missing / Lost Old Messages

    There were 2 old messages. What more do you need. You removed them.

    41 votes
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  8. Block option

    Could you please add the option "Block" by default for every email received?
    That's a very efficient way to fight spam

    43 votes
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  9. Beta calendar still doesn't have the functionality of Classic... Thread says this is fixed but it's not...

    Thread says Beta calendar is fixed to have reminders, but it still doesn't allow the email reminder. Still missing important functionality of Classic calendar.

    47 votes
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  10. Why the german version called empty the trash or Delete folder "Leerer Ordner" just Empty Folder?

    Why the german version called empty the trash or Delete folder "Leerer Ordner" just Empty Folder?

    23 votes
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  11. Compact display is back

    Thank you, Microsoft programmers, for bringing back much of the old display density in folder and e-mail lists.

    12 votes
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  12. Can't see any emails

    can't see my emails

    6 votes
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  13. Block Senders and Domains Not working

    Manually cannot Add or Save a email address or Domain name in Settings > Mail > Junk email > Blocked senders and domains.

    This feature was working for sometime ago, not any more.

    18 votes
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    9 comments  ·  Mail  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  14. Delete malfunction / cant delete

    Cannot delete emails. Delete button does not function

    27 votes
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    31 comments  ·  General  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  15. outlook bug

    the "new outlook" from web based outlook interface interprets lines with "CR" (carriage return) in the end differently than the "old outlook".

    The "old outlook" shows a new line for each "CR" while the "new outlook" doesn't, hence cause all contents of email body got concatenated and became a long line.

    11 votes
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  16. verify

    I cannot log onto outlook.com because it wants to verify who I am by texting me a pass code. I do not own a cellphone so cannot receive the code. Therefore I am locked out. All Microsoft online support could suggest is for me to go out and buy a cellphone. There has to be another way to verify. This issue also means I cannot send any emails using Microsoft Mail. Please fix issue.

    18 votes
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  17. "Add calendar" options (subscribe to calendar, import ics files) were clearer and easier to find in old Outlook.com

    The options for adding new calendars were easier to find when they were at the top of the page; now I have to scroll down to the bottom of my list of calendars to find them. It also does not make sense that the "From file" option is under "Discover calendars". If I have a file I want to add the calendar from, then I already know about that calendar and don't need to discover it, so I wouldn't look for that there.

    68 votes
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    20 comments  ·  Calendar  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  18. email deletion

    EMail Deletion

    Why can't I delete the emails showing on the panel vs having to delete my entire Inbox?? I don't like having to click each one seperately.

    578 votes
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  19. New Calendar version?

    DID YOU AUTOMATICALLY CHANGE THE CALENDAR TO A NEW VERSION? HOW DO I CHANGE BACK TO THE ORIGINAL? HELP!!

    20 votes
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    6 comments  ·  Calendar  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  20. Not receiving emails from multiple senders

    For the past few weeks, I am not receiving multiple emails from different people. I have had to give out my gmail address in order to receive them.

    6 votes
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