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  1. Make the notifications work.

    Getting no notifications for email.

    631 votes
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      86 comments  ·  Notifications  ·  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

      58 votes
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        3 comments  ·  iPhone  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • 264 votes
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          22 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • 113 votes
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            18 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.

            180 votes
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              9 comments  ·  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

              55 votes
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                13 comments  ·  Mail  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              • Mail Notifications

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

                26 votes
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                  3 comments  ·  Notifications  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • Month view on calendar

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

                  52 votes
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                    6 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • Multiple accounts

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

                    208 votes
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                      20 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • Download PDF button

                      I can vie PDFs but I can't download them....?

                      97 votes
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                      • bug emoji black and white with Windows 7

                        We have emoji black and white since 28/04/2017 (outlook.com and office 365 owa) . No problem with windows 10

                        21 votes
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                          2 comments  ·  Mail  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • Public folder contacts should show up

                          I'm attempting to view my public folder contacts in the OWA app. I can access the folder and even add in a new contact but none of my existing contacts show up. Please fix this ASAP!!

                          32 votes
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                            3 comments  ·  Contacts  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • Grafical problems

                            Sometimes the blue part on the bottom is double as big as it should be and I can't scroll anymore. I have to restart the app. Its often (but not always) after opening a pdf and then going to option and than back.

                            8 votes
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                              4 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            • Add TouchID as an option over passcode.

                              Far more secure and convenient.

                              2 votes
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                              • Search sucks

                                On an Apple iPhone your search option sucks you have to keep scrolling up and down until you can finally hit the search thing and it takes forever I hate this program

                                7 votes
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                                • Allow Font Size option

                                  This would make it easier for people with eyesight problems.

                                  5 votes
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                                    1 comment  ·  iPad  ·  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.

                                    3 votes
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                                      0 comments  ·  Mail  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                    • New mail notification

                                      Really need to update the app so it notify you when you get new mail. The app notifies you for calendar events but not new email. It's a serious design / engineering / programming fault and should have notifications for new mail. Every app sends notifications even the Microsoft outlook app sends new mail notifications. The problem is the owa app lets you add contacts where as the outlook app doesn't. The outlook app sends new mail notifications and the owa app doesn't. So I'm running both apps just to have add contacts with the owa app.. and have the…

                                      15 votes
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                                        0 comments  ·  Notifications  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                      • 2 votes
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                                        • Simplicity

                                          This is truly annoying. All I want to do is get to my email and I see everything BUT my email. When I did find it (before I lost it again), I could not get to the top email, the verification email I needed to open. Simple MS, just keep it simple and highly intuitive, at least when it comes to something as easy as access. When I log into a good app that is highly intuitive, if I think something can be or should be done or accessed a certain way and try it, low and behold, it works.…

                                          2 votes
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