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  1. 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.

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  2. 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

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  3. 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.

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  4. notifications

    Proper rich notifications as supported in modern browsers:
    https://developer.mozilla.org/en-US/docs/Web/API/Notifications_API

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  5. actually mark things as read

    items that I read are staying as unread. annoying.

    8 votes
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  6. Sound Alerts

    As a OWA user for iPhone. I feel that the app should have a notification sound to alert the user that he/she has a new message inside their inbox. As well as a number count for unread messages.

    8 votes
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  7. Messages should not be marked unread after opening them

    When simply going "back" messages are still marked unread on the mobile app

    8 votes
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  8. Ability to change the notification sound

    Ability to change the notification sound

    8 votes
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  9. 8 votes
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  10. 7 votes
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  11. Notifications

    I receive notifications for calendar events but not for incoming emails.

    7 votes
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  12. Notification Badge Disappears

    Even though OWA is different than the traditional Mail app using Active Sync, it'd be useful if the Notification Badge continues to display how many Unread Emails I continue to have in my Inbox. Currently the badge and count of unread emails disappears after you open the app.

    BTW - no notification sounds?
    - no ability to create groups via the app?
    - no integration with Lync?

    Getting better though. Looking forward to seeing the update.

    Thanks.

    7 votes
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  13. Notification ringtones

    Have it optional for us users to have a notification ringtone for incoming messages, sent messages, unsendable messages, and error messages.

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  14. App doesn't update

    You have to manually open the app to update, no badge banner nothing shows despite being 'on' in the settings. Not very helpful! And I have NOT updated to iOS 8 !

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  15. Make way to turn off notification sounds

    Please, please, please include a setting for turning OFF notification sounds. I get way to many emails to want to a sound notification every time an email arrives.

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  16. Push notifications

    Using the most updated version of outlook and am not getting push notifications on my I-Phone 6.

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  17. Sounds

    Please add cool sounds notifications when we recieve email otherwise I have no idea .

    6 votes
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  18. Notification

    This app doesn't show or send a notification when a new email comes in??????

    Notifications are all turned on in the settings.

    6 votes
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  19. Allow modification of notifications

    We should be able to disable calendar notifications without disabling email notifications.

    6 votes
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  20. Turn Email Notification OFF

    I don't like being informed every time I have a new email. With this most recent update it does not give me the option to turn this feature off. I hate it!! It is so distracting having my phone buzz every time a new email is received.

    5 votes
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