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Is anyone still using a free custom domain for Outlook.com?

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Is anyone still using a free custom domain for Outlook.com?

A few years ago, Microsoft has offered free custom domain emails with Windows Live Domains service, like name@name.com. Later they discontinued the program in favour of paid Office 365, but those who made the emails prior, could keep them for free per note:

"If you previously used custom domains with Outlook.com, we still support the ability to log in to Outlook.com with your existing custom domain email address, but admins can no longer manage accounts in the domain. These accounts are still able to send and receive email, and you don’t need to make any changes."

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It was all good until the recent update to outlook.com (with "Outlook Mail" logo), my custom domain email works on its own, but I can no longer add it to connected accounts with my main name@outlook.com. It was very convenient to operate both from one inbox.

Has anyone had any problems with their grandfathered domain emails?

P.S. Microsoft is testing an Outlook.com Premium to offer custom domains for a small fee: https://premium.outlook.com/
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still work but you can add/modify accounts
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