Outlook.live Webmail. Where do I find this setting. Suddenly getting ads.


Mooly

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I use outlook.live webmail and can access it either via a browser (I always use Edge) or via the W11 mail app. Yesterday I find that I'm getting a single email (an ad) every time I open the browser version. If I delete the email (and there is no way to delete it without opening it) then another single ad immediately replaces it. And so it goes on.

If I open the W11 mail app then these ads are not visible.

(This only started happening yesterday and coincidentally an MS pop up window appeared yesterday saying something like 'do you want Outlook to open links'. I've had that appear in the past and ignored it as I don't know quite what it is offering. Links in emails open anyway when clicked unless the email is classed as spam and then Outlook blocks opening. So this may or may not be related... just mentioning it in case)

This is how it looks in a browser. If I look using the app then I don't see any trace of these ads.

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Yesterday I find that I'm getting a single email (an ad) every time I open the browser version. If I delete the email (and there is no way to delete it without opening it) then another single ad immediately replaces it. And so it goes on.
The solution unfortunately is against forum rules to discuss.
No ad blocking discussions. This site depends on ads to pay for the costs of running and maintaining it.
 

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Mooly

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Thanks @Porthos I have always seen ads in the right hand sidebar (and I still do) but I have never had them appear as an unopened email before yesterday. Something changed. Perhaps it is a regional thing and other locations have had this before... dunno on that one.
 

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  • OS
    W11 Pro x64 21H2
    Computer type
    Laptop
    Manufacturer/Model
    Dell 7760 Mobile Precision 17"
    CPU
    Intel i5
    Motherboard
    Unknown
    Memory
    8Gb
    Graphics Card(s)
    Intel HD Graphics
    Sound Card
    Realtek
    Monitor(s) Displays
    Internal
    Hard Drives
    2 x 256Gb SSD
    PSU
    Dell 240 watt
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    Dell Premier Bluetooth
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    Browser
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