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  1. "Downloading Update"

    For the past few days the app has said:
    "Downloading an app update. This may take a few minutes"

    No emails will open and this message will not disappear. Please fix!

    784 votes
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      369 comments  ·  Problem/Bug  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • 173 votes
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        66 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • Please fix OWA.

        The Application does not work, it is stuck on "downloading App...." message. See all the forums.

        https://owa.uservoice.com/forums/224789-owa-for-devices-suggestion-box/suggestions/16946524-downloading-app-update-stuck

        86 votes
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          21 comments  ·  Problem/Bug  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • Notifications

          Notifications for new email and a sound to go along with it would be great! As only currently receive calendar notifications

          113 votes
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            12 comments  ·  iPhone  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • My mailbox stopped refreshing after outlook made an update

            My mailbox stopped refreshing after outlook made an update. My calendar still in up to date and I get those alerts, however I don't get any more emails on my phone

            101 votes
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              35 comments  ·  Mail  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • Make the notifications work.

              Getting no notifications for email.

              715 votes
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                128 comments  ·  Notifications  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              • Mail Notifications

                Calendar Notifications come through, but not mail. Please correct this issue. Thanks.

                50 votes
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                  7 comments  ·  Notifications  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • 302 votes
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                    26 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • 130 votes
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                      19 comments  ·  iPad  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • Touch-ID

                      It would be nice, if the OWA-app under iOS support the touch-id to unlock the app on iphone or other device. It's clear, that the touch-id can only replace the common identification "kennung (in german)" if the user has enanled the touch-id on his device. If he has not, then the app must still require the identifying information in characters to unlock.

                      Thank for reading.

                      207 votes
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                      • HELP!!! app is stuck "Downloading an app update."

                        I keep getting a message stating that there is a pending download for the App that may take a few minutes, but it has been hours with the same message preventing me from receiving and reading emails.

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                        • OWA App Stuck in Downloading an Update

                          I keep getting a message stating that there is a pending download for the App that may take a few minutes, but it has been hours with the same message preventing me from receiving and reading emails.

                          7 votes
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                            2 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • 7 votes
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                            • OWA update will not complete. I can no longer get my work email on my GS7. PLEASE FIX THIS.

                              Fix the OWA app so that it doesn't stay permanently hung up when trying to do an app update. I can no longer receive my work email on my cell phone. This is CRITICAL to me. PLEASE FIX.

                              14 votes
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                                0 comments  ·  Android  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                              • sign out

                                I really dont understand, why I cant logout from my device!

                                5 votes
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                                • How do I get rid of the large blue box at the bottom of the screen?

                                  It just randomly appears, and I can't get it to go away. It has the effect of sliding the entire screen upward, and I can't see the top of the page without scrolling and holding it.

                                  4 votes
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                                  • Downloading an app update

                                    It's been downloading for a couple of days. Unable to get my mail to work properly.

                                    61 votes
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                                    • Month view on calendar

                                      The calendar needs a full Month View like Outlook on my computer.

                                      55 votes
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                                      • Multiple accounts

                                        Please bring a feature to switch between two accounts in owa. I have two university accounts hosted in owa.

                                        220 votes
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                                          20 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                        • Search email

                                          This search mail application does not work. Emails scripts changes. Program is not working. I plan to change back to iPhone mail.

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