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    14 comments  ·  The new Outlook.com » People  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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    Photos of contacts are not displaying. Uploading photos from any source (iOS, Outlook.com, People App) is highly unreliable regardless of size (kb), pixel resolution <200x200 and aspect ratio (1:1). Sometimes the photo uploads, sometimes it takes multiple times or using Outlook client. It breaks the experience of something as basic as trying to have updated contacts.

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    310 comments  ·  The new Outlook.com » Spam  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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    Anonymous commented  · 

    Usually we can only block @{domain}.{com}. This method makes it really hard for us to block spammers that use subdomains such as
    @sub1.domain.com
    @sub2.domain.com etc.

    It would be great if the spam engine worked backwords from the domain. For example, allow us to block: domain.com
    regardless of subdomains associated with it. Maybe the engine can look at the last two words before the last .

    for example in @sub.domain.com
    the system would look for domain.com
    and in the example of @domain.com the system would look for domain.com regardless of having a (period) or (at) sign before the domain.

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    Under review  ·  1517 comments  ·  The new Outlook.com » Spam  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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    As of the past two weeks I went from having 16 spam e-mails in junk to having around 100+ a day in Inbox (Focused) tab.

    The spammers seem to be adding emoji to their addresses, which no email allows to register. Examples:
    - CBD Today <5QkwFwT❄️@freeyampa.org>
    - Clear Nail Fungus <9s9YIN8❄️@freeyampa.org>
    - Heɑrt Heɑlth Trick <97ps1c0❄️@freeyampa.org>
    - Turmeric+C.B.D. <80S5M0Q❄️@freeyampa.org>
    - Annuities.com <28A1FBH❄️@seal.processorsspeed.com>

    Then also having emails like:
    assistance <LWH4AWVB04IP@lafuipinos.online> in behalf of DNA Cancer Test <????????????????@eekn.holankobesto.fun>

    which if you notice "AwarenessProject" is using Cambria Math font to spell out the words, i copied and pasted this into word and it won't let me even change the font into something else.

    All these strange tricks seem to be bypassing spam filters and controls.

    Another example of the same technique being used but on the subject line was:
    Subject: ??????????????? ?????? ???????? where the font is also Cambria Math, and it somehow makes it into INBOX Priority Email.

    This is really frustrating since e-mail is becoming really challenging to go through in a mobile device and requires me to actually use Outlook WEB.

    Additionally, it would be great if "SWEEP" allowed to sweep emails with @**.domain.com -- since a lot of spammers are starting to also use techniques like: name@subdomain.domain.com and they keep changing the subdomain by one character, making it impossible to block with rules. or using BLOCK DOMAIN feature.

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    Under review  ·  484 comments  ·  The new Outlook.com » Spam  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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    Anonymous commented  · 

    Looking at some of the e-mails that have been coming through to my inbox, it seems that the spam filters are allowing emails with emojis such as: Mortgage Assistance Now <lsIC7md❄️@tone.processorsspeed.com>to come through and bypass spam. I'm not aware of any email provider that allows emojis to be entered as part of an email address, perhaps ensuring those characters are not available could be a good way to ensure these emails don't ever make it to SPAM/JUNK folders when they are on the FROM field.

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    Anonymous commented  · 

    There has been a surge in the amount of emails that are getting through spam and making it into my Inbox.
    This has been happening for the past week and half - not sure the team made back end changes that could have been kinder to these obvious emails that are spam / junk.

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    10 comments  ·  Outlook for iOS » Mail  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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    Anonymous commented  · 

    I have the same problem.
    I tried using the description by using a number or emoji and the icon displays # instead of the number or emoji. It would be helpful to me if the bubble could hold 2 letters like PS, WK, SP etc.

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    2581 comments  ·  Outlook for iOS  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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    Anonymous commented  · 

    It would really amazing if you could copy and paste a formatted signature with links into the signature form or add links manually. Really takes the power away from signatures when doing business with clients and potential new customers where links to resources can be referenced quickly.

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    22 comments  ·  The new Outlook.com » 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!

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    Anonymous commented  · 

    I use Outlook 2007~2016 on PCs, one of the things that has allowed me to be productive is SEARCH FOLDERS combined with CATEGORIES and FLAGS.

    I think that this feature not only would help users of the application in the Enterprise setting to mimick workflows in their personal inbox, but it would also help users of the free version to make the most of the Application in Enterprise settings (as most users don't know these features exist coming from email apps like GMAIL)

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