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  1. Take the best parts of OWA and Outlook and combine their tech

    I have been trying to get a customer's calendar integration set correctly for several days now. I find that the outlook app for iOS and Droid is able to sync calendars as long as they are tied to a licensed account(not a resource) and are able to allow my users to tap an address and load it directly into their map software, but they cannot add a non-licensed resource, and none of the color-coding they apply to their calendars carry over. By contrast, OWA allows users to add non-licensed calendars over as shared resources, and all of the color coding…

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    • Week and month view

      Why can't I choice to see a week or a month at a time? You are Microsoft. Make it happen. Soon!

      Jack

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      • Please fix the add a new cakendar item

        The + icon on the calendar in the top right corner to add a new calendar item never worked, please fix in the next release (iphone 7 user)

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        • Some important features requested

          Landscape mode in Calendar. If viewing more than one calendar, no way to see the full name of the other persons calendar events.

          TouchId Integration.

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          • Calendar synch on iPhone

            Up until about 2 weeks ago this app synched with the local calendar on my iPhone 7 plus with iOS 10.3.
            Now it doesn't.

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            • Needs MAJOR work

              I use OWA on my iPad because I work for busy executives, often remotely, and need access to their calendars. OWA is very helpful WHEN IT WORKS. Unfortunately, it's about 50/50 in reliability. Of course, today, when I need to work remotely it is not working. I will delete the app and reinstall to see if that helps. Majorly frustrated. UGGGGHHHH!!!!!!!!!!

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              • Calendar w/o 10billion notifications first

                Every time I wish to quickly check my calendar, I have to tap through dozens of notifications about past appointments first. Very frustrating! Please let me turn off these notifications on mobile! If this already an option, make it more discoverable.

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                • Month view

                  Is there a way to see a month view on the calendar?

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                  • Calendar alerts

                    I have this app on my home iPad to check in on work emails.

                    If you have a busy diary and don't go into this app for a few days, you get this endless stream of past appointment notifications which take an age to ignore each one separately.

                    There should be an option to dismiss all past due appointments at once.

                    That would be a welcome addition.

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                    • 2 votes
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                        0 comments  ·  Calendar  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • be ashamed!

                        New concept, get it working, Not an idea a complaint?
                        We do everything Microsoft at medium sized global business. This is supposed help me with my calendars remotely.
                        It has never worked. Installed now over 7 weeks ago.
                        Constant issues.
                        I don't who manages this app at Microsoft but they should be ashamed of themselves.
                        I have Spent more time trying to get this 1 app working than any other I have used in my 3 decades
                        Using Microsoft products.
                        Hmmm.

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                        • Public folders

                          Enable pleaser

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                          • Calendar Alerts

                            I may go a month or two between times opening OWA On one or more of my devices, since I use OWA on multiple devices. When I open OWA, I get calendar alerts for every event in that timeframe in the past. This causes the app to be unusable as I tap through the multitude of alerts. I should not see calendar alerts for events that happened in the past.

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                            • BUG - Calendar

                              Android platform BUG: Calendar:

                              When I add share a calendar (from TeamSnap.com) to either the Calendar on my desktop or if I go into OWA using by browser, the calendar does not show up in the list of available calendars.

                              Compare: If I use the regular Outlook app (not owa), then if I add the calendar to my desktop, it does not show in the regular Outlook app. Howere if I add it to the OWA from my browser, then it shows up both on my desktop outlook and my regular outlook app on the phone.

                              Conclusion. Outlook is capable…

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                              • Calendar for second account

                                In addition to my e-mail account and calendar, fix it so I can access the calendar for the second email OWA and not just e-mail.

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                                • Calendar weekly or three day view

                                  It would be great to be able to view a few days in calendar view

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                                  • Calendar

                                    I want to be able to sync my work calendar through this app with my personal one on my phone. Is that possible?

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                                    • Adding ICloud Calendar to OWA

                                      Is there a way to do this?
                                      Ray

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                                        • Stop notifying for past meetings.

                                          It is not helpful to show me notifications for meetings that are completely past. It is frustrating to start up the app and have to close 12 pop ups for meetings.

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