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  1. 1 vote
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    • Mark all as read from folder view

      Would like a one touch 'Mark All as Read' feature when in the Folders view so I can highlight a particular folder with multiple unread emails and mark them all as read without having to go into the folder and swipe select the messages. Similar to how you can right click on a folder in outlook and mark all the emails in that folder as read. Thanks.

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      • Email history log

        I've had other emails in the past that let you see when people have opened the email or started a reply in a list that you could pull up at any time, and it's helpful to know especially within a school setting, which is why I have to use this email.

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        • iPhone Search Results Should Include All Message in Conversation View

          In OWA for iPhone if you have the email view set to Conversation View and then you search your email, the search results only include the most recent email in a conversation rather than all emails that include the search term. The search results need to either include all emails individually, or group them by conversation with a way to expand them like you have in the non-search view. If you have your email sorted by Date Received, you will see all of the emails - it is only Conversation View that is hiding relevant messages...

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          • Scroll down or up an email

            When I have an email open why can't I go to the next one in 1 click?

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            • Why doesn't OWA copy ideas?

              The OWA app is a nice try of the programmers to provide email and calendar access to O365 accounts. But in my opinion it is not much more.

              Somehow the native apps of iOS, thus calendar, contacts, mail and maybe notes provide already full OWA functionality without all the odds of the OWA app.

              This app lacks so many small features, that it is unfortunately not very productive at all. Beside that I can not use it for my other accounts, as e.g. iCloud or Gmail.

              A small list of problems which I encountered comes here:
              • missing delete icons…

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              • Forward email attachments

                Allow user to forward (via a new email) an attachment(s) from a received email.

                Sometimes, it's helpful to send an attachment to a new recipient without including the text, etc from the email received. I incision this as a "press-and-hold" feature where the user press the attachment icon, waits for it to download, then presses and holds. that would bring up the "Open in" option list. One of the options would be Forward in new email.

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                • 17 votes
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                  • 1 vote
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                    • Integrate Outlook.com

                      You sell outlook.com and then your Outlook App is not supporting Outlook ???

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                      • Spam

                        Have an option that marks or reports Sam versus junk moving to junk folder

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                        • Larger triangles for expanding folders

                          Hard to touch exactly on the small size triangle icon

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                          • Canned responses

                            It would be nice if there were a way to have a few sentences prepared and able to quickly paste into replies.

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                            • Add a folder to an account

                              I may be missing something... I want to organize my emails better directly on my phone, is there a way to create a folder within my account and add/remove emails to/from it?

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                              • 26 votes
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                                • Archived folders

                                  Why don't my 365 archived email folders show in the iPhone OSW app?

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                                  • Browser based OWA sync to 365 OWA

                                    I think that I cannot simply import my IE based remote OWA into 365. This means that my historic email and folder structures are wasted and useless. I didn't really want to setup everything AGAIN.

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                                    • 2 votes
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                                      • Keep emails unread by default

                                        Option to select if emails are automatically marked read.

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                                        • Font size control

                                          Can't read emails - type is too small

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