Remove vertical blue bar at the left of unread emails in Outlook 365


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How do I the remove vertical blue bar at the left of unread emails in Outlook 365, see screenshot?
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How do I the remove vertical blue bar at the left of unread emails in Outlook 365, see screenshot?
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They disappear as you read them. Or, they should. You should also be able to click on the bar to mark it read.
 

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Good avice from @jvickers, I think it's best to leave them as it makes sorting easier
 

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Good avice from @jvickers, I think it's best to leave them as it makes sorting easier
But the unread emails are already in bold and a different colour (as per conditional formatting default settings)
 

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Mine read emails area all with the blue bar and font. Once read, the blue bar disappears, and the font turns black (white for me since I use Dark Mode) while the blue bar disappears. I'm using Outlook 365 but with a different view.
 

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The blue unread bar drives me absolutely NUTS!!! Here's the only way I have found to get rid of it: (Win 10, MS 365)

As stated above, change View to "Single" , THEN select View Settings-> Group By -> Uncheck "Automatically group according to arrangement" -> Then choose "(none)" under "Group items by". This made my blue bar go away. Hope this helps...

Now if they would just fix the ugly washed-out color pallet in categories... This is a mail management system, not a Spring fashion show!! (*audible eye roll*)
 

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