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  1. Use 2nd variant of app compatible to android 4.0+

    You can keep Kitkat version separate as well as another App variant which supports android 4.0+,

    We expect you have intelligent engineers so it is all about interest & intention.

    We are waiting optimistically as you are software leader.

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    • LG G3

      When I try to download and install from Google play store, it simply says that my device is not compatible with the Office 365 app. I have no idea why and would appreciate an explanation. Thank you.

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      • allow screen rotation

        when you rotate the screen/device it should rotate to match

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        • 2 votes
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          • allow for a ring tone when email posts

            When an email arrives no tone is emitted.

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            • [notification]: enable LED to notify of new email arrival (typically BLUE for OWA)

              A feature I find very convenient on touchdown is the capability to configure the LED for NEW email arrival.
              By default SMS & GMAIL are having a WHITE led blinking.
              It could be convenient to have a BLUE (maybe configurable) notification for new OWA email.
              I am using a nexus 5

              29 votes
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              • Add google nexus 7

                Allow theapp to work on google nexus tablets

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                • 5 votes
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                  • show number of new messages as icon overlay

                    Most android communication apps show the number of new messages directly on the app icon, it would be great if OWA could do that as well.

                    21 votes
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                      • 1 vote
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                        • 4 votes
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                          • Auto resize

                            Make the email that you're reading automatically resize to fit the screen so you don't have to scroll to the right to see the rest of it. Particularly for images.

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                            • 3 votes
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                              • Improve battery useage

                                Battery drain on Samsung S5

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                                • Samsung Galaxy S5

                                  Just bought a Samsung S5, installed the app and I'm unable to open basic attachments like pdfs, excels, ppts etc for preview?! Able to open them fine on my iPhone?!

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                                  • 14 votes
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                                    • Nexus 10 Support!

                                      I got KitKat on my Nexus 10, but I can't install OWA for Android in the Play store because it isn't a phone?? Come on Microsoft this is ridiculous! Ditto for Office 365 for Android!

                                      3 votes
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                                      • 2 votes
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                                        • Customize the permissions end users must agree to when setting up the app on their phones to match the actual policy.

                                          We are attempting to use a mobile policy to support BYOD for our enterprise. Our potential BYOD users would be OK with accepting OWA having the ability to set password requirements, encrypt the device and maybe even wipe the device. The problem is, when they do the install, the app requires that they accept OWA having the ability to do basically every possible thing to their phone (not what the policy actually states). For example, stop the ability to install apps, disable SMS/MMS, disable camera, etc, etc, etc...... While we may not plan on implementing such a policy, our employees…

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