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  1. 13 votes
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  2. 1 vote
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  3. Notifications

    This app would be great if the unread/new message count would be displayed on the app badge. The layout is great, I personally love it compared to how apples native mail app handles multi thread emails. I would definitely start using this app all of the time for email but will have to stick with apples mail app because of the unread message count not being displayed. Even though it looks great I don't want to have to open the app every 5 minutes to check for new email.

    2 votes
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  4. 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…

    21 votes
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  5. Add option to turn on/off event notifications

    I don't want notifications for my events when I open the app. I'd like to have them on my desktop, but off in the mobile version.

    1 vote
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  6. Work with Apple Watch

    This App should be compatible with the Apple Watch the same way the Gmail app is.

    11 votes
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  7. 2 votes
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  8. Please can we have notifications for shared mailboxes

    I get notifications for new emails in my personal account, but not the shared mailboxes I monitor. It would be really helpful to have either an actual notification or some other indicator that I need to scroll down the screen to find the mailboxes with messages I need to action (maybe have ability to make them favorites?). Thanks

    9 votes
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  9. Banner notification is not working

    Banner notification is not working despite setting it in the iOS setting

    4 votes
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  10. Make the notifications work.

    Getting no notifications for email.

    778 votes
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  11. Notifications!!!

    Please add badge icon notifications! Something so I know when I have new emails.

    3 votes
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  12. Ability to change the notification sound

    Ability to change the notification sound

    8 votes
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  13. Notifications

    I need to be able to turn on notifications for when I receive emails, not just for calendar events. There is nowhere to do this in the OWA settings, and I already have the notifications turned on for OWA in my iPhone settings.

    2 votes
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  14. Notifications!!!

    It would be REALLY nice if this app actually did what it was supposed to, which is to NOTIFY you when you get an email! Not hours or days later either. It needs to be AS SOON AS THE EMAIL ENTERS YOUR INBOX. It's frustrating to have to constantly open the app and wait 10 minutes for it to refresh to only show me an email from yesterday that I never knew came. Get your **** together outlook! Some of us are college students RELYING on this app.

    5 votes
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  15. Email Notifications

    Email notifications should be able to turno on/off, separated from the calendar notifications. Add the option to turn email notifications off/on including sound and blinker options.

    1 vote
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  16. Not updating notification

    Constantly says at bottom of screen it is setting up to work offline and will take a few minutes. Notification never goes away and it never seems to update, no matter how much time i give it.

    9 votes
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  17. Notifications need more options.

    Notifications settings should be similar to accessing Office 365 online. The only notifications options I get within OWA is to turn ON/OFF Calendar reminders. No option to turn ON/OFF emails for instance. So when I'm at work and receiving all my emails on my desktop, I only need notifications for calendar reminders/events. I don't need to see an email come into my outlook app on my desktop and then my phone beeps 2 seconds later, for every single email that comes in. I can always turn ON email notifications on weekends or at night if I want them.

    2 votes
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  18. Email notification for expiring passwords

    How about sending an email warning users that the password is about to expire? I often find that the password has expired without any notice. It then is more of a hassle to change. Please do something to send notification.

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  19. Notifications

    Every time I open this app, I am bombarded with calendar reminders for every meeting since the last time that I opened the app. This could be 10 or 20 consecutive notifications that I have to dismiss before I can proceed to check my email. Very frustrating

    3 votes
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  20. Alerts

    Every time I open up the app on my iPad or iPhone, it bombards me with all the alerts since the last time I used the app, even though I received and cancelled them on Outlook on my PC in the past. This is incredibly annoying, especially since they each come up individually, so I can't cancel them all at once. Idea: allow batch dismiss of reminders, exactly as in Outlook on my PC.

    9 votes
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