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  1. Public folder contacts should show up

    I'm attempting to view my public folder contacts in the OWA app. I can access the folder and even add in a new contact but none of my existing contacts show up. Please fix this ASAP!!

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    • App can't access my iphone contacts

      Why can't this app access my saved contacts? I've allowed it to access but nothing, is there a fix? Please help

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      • Deleting contacts with old addresses

        Let's clear the air. OWA 365 wastes so much of my time.
        A simple thing like deleting a contact is IMPOSSIBLE!
        I've tried from OWA on a laptop and on my phone. I'm not a completely useless technophobe. I have plenty of skills and experience but OWA has a mind of its own!
        It's not intuitive. It selects old email addresses that you think you've deleted from a contact.
        Sort this out please.
        I'm done wasting my time with what should be simple procedures.
        My Y6 children could create something more user-friendly from scratch. Maybe they will!!
        I think you've…

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            • EDIT contacts does not SAVE only DISCARD works - OWA 4 Android - waste of time & bad 4 business - too easy to forget to add on pc later

              Add new or Edit a Contact in OWA for Android DOES NOT SAVE - Editing totally fails and all your typing is wasting the only button that works is DISCARD! This is urgent to fix as contact editing is impossible. This is a deal breaker without that why use the app. Using on Samsung Galaxy 7 edge FYI. Updates on.

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              • Contact Dialog not effective!

                OWA caused duplicate entries in my iCloud contacts. This is not good; as I had 3200 contacts and now have 6400 contacts. What is your fix for this?

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                • Contacts circles

                  Hi, if we have circles that show contacts pictures or their letters, why cant we use them in Mail tap to show the sender pic or his letter.
                  Tha above can be later on used for easy selection for senders!

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                  • REQUEST~ to add Texting Capabilities

                    Within OWA, would it be possible to add a start link for the Messenger App?

                    ...this way, when we open up a contact, we have a choice of either emailing them, or texting them directly, within the OWA App.

                    can this be done?

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                    • Add CRM with call tracting

                      It would be good to have CRM system included with phone call tracking

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                      • Bug: Contact duplicates

                        Creating a manual contact in Outlook and adding that contact to Lync contact list results in duplicate contact creating in the iCloud contact group.

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                          • Contact editing

                            There are no options for editing contact lists and adding/subtracting contacts from groups.

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                              • Adding contacts easily to groups

                                Not easy to understand on mobile

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                                • Delete one email address from a contact without having to delete the contact

                                  Can't seem to edit a contact on iPad to eliminate a painfully outdated email address from the contact without deleting the entire contact.

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                                  • Contacts from phone

                                    I have selected to to sync contacts to OWA and yet it seems not syncing immediately. Does it take time to sync? Should I wait for a specific time to sync my phone contacts to OWA? Please confirm thanks!

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                                    • Duplicate Contacts...

                                      We have started testing OWA for our iOS users. A few have complained about duplicate cobtacts.

                                      I checked mine and I do have a few duplicate work contracts, but, not all.

                                      Anyone having this issue?

                                      Thanks

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                                      • Dial phone numbers through the app

                                        I 'm using using this app for a couple of weeks and quite happy about it
                                        Unfortunately since a couple of days I'm not able to search a contact and try to call him through the app since it dia the number starting by 2BS, replacing the 00 for every National and international contact
                                        It's a bit tricky since it used to perfectly work...?

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                                        • Contacts

                                          Cannot edit members in a group

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