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  1. Edit email text font while composing

    Like in desktop outlook there should be a feature to select the text while composing the email and edit it with features like bold, italics, underline, colour change, font selection etc. If simple apps like Docs-to-go can allow for it then OWA definitely should.

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  2. Reply all bugs

    Hi, when I click on reply all, the email to field is blank with no recipients!!!

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  3. Mark all as read

    Needs "mark all as read" option.

    6 votes
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  4. Fetch or Push Option

    A fetch or push option would be very useful to minimize overage charges. Alternatively, have ability to work offline, which isn't intuitively obvious if it's currently available.

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  5. Organizing Mail w/in Existing Folders

    The "move to" option does not allow you to move items into subfolders within your Inbox. This is a very common feature among other mail apps, and would be very helpful.

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  6. Please get this message across to users

    I thought it would be good for Microsoft to publicize the following to sort out issues after the IOS 8 upgrade.

    "After upgrade to IOS 8, if the OWA app crashes at startup or has other issues, please remove the app, download it again or reset it from iPhone/iPad Settings ->OWA->tap to Reset Application."

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  7. Gear Icon

    Can't find it ... Where is it? How do I get to it?

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  8. Setting to mark emails as unread

    All email clients have an option to turn on/off marking emails as read when opening them. This should be a setting within the options which applies to all emails.

    This is particularly useful for people who use the app after hours to keep an eye on things but don't intend on working/responding to all emails opened in the app.

    3 votes
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  9. Shared mailbox collaboration

    Shared mailboxes are great but without being able to see who has replied to what from the OWA app it makes it almost useless as an email collaboration tool.

    It would be awesome if you could see exactly what emails had been replied to and who in the company had been assigned to what email this would especial useful for email address used for help desk.

    8 votes
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  10. User experience suggestions

    Please add the ability to change the font size when viewing email, also add the ability to open the next message from within an email

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  11. Unread email while offline

    While the offline folders feature works- a very useful feature while on a plane or subway - the Unread mail feature requires an internet connection.

    Can you add some code to view the unread emails while offline?

    Thanks!

    5 votes
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  12. Unread messages

    Unread messages should include all the unread messages in the sub folders as well.

    11 votes
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  13. Attaching docs from OneDrive

    It would really make sense to be able to attach the docs we have in one drive to the emails. I see it as valuable as you can edit docs in OneDrive and then instantly send them. What use is it to only send photographs as attachments?!

    3 votes
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  14. 2 votes
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  15. Delay in composing msg

    There is delay in displaying the characters typed while composing the messages. It's causing inconvenience to use this app.

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  16. Sort by categories

    I use categories to set email as "WIP", "To Do", "Done", etc.
    If I can't sort by those categories this is simply useless for me.
    Outlook is a professional app. Please make full-function.

    8 votes
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  17. Moving messages

    OWA should remember the state how the tree of folders was already opened, as it does in Outlook!
    Or even offer a specific folder in the first place as BlackBerry does, based on the subject, the sender and previous moves!

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  18. To Touch top of screen to navigate to top of the list

    Like with iOS messages, Facebook, ...
    It here are many lists this could apply to, not just emails in a folder - search results, folder list, ...

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  20. Left swipe

    Swiping left offers the options:-
    • mark read
    • mark unread
    • file
    • flag
    • delete

    I would prefer:-
    • mark read OR unread, depending whether email is already opens nor closed (otherwise one of the options doesn't make sense)
    • archive
    • file
    • flag
    • delete

    The archive option moves emails to the Archive sub folder, like in the PC version.

    Thank you.

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