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  1. Important contacts

    My university uses this app with a send-to-all function so I'm swamped with mostly irrelevant e-mails everyday but I tend to miss the important ones. I do not see a "starred" contact button label anywhere to sort out the ones from my teachers. Also, when I tried to add a new contact and clicked save there was no way to get back to the email. Plz fix!

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  2. Contacts

    I have contacts selected to be available to the app, but it will never let me use their information. Please help!

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  3. Contacts Gone Wrong

    I tap the icon for people and expect the app to pull up my list of Outlook Contacts. It does something, but certainly isn't what I would expect, especially since EVERY SINGLE contact has the same exact phone number!! That's awesome!!!! Why??? Because now I will only have to memorize one phone number for everyone!! Then when I dial it, the little OWA pixies will magically direct me to the correct number/party!

    Sorry for all the sarcasm.... But this is a little ridiculous. I have hundreds of contacts in Outlook so why the app shows the same number for every…

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  6. Shared contacts

    Hi, we need to be able to open shared contacts!!!

    37 votes
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  7. Contacts

    Keep synchronised contacts separated with in the app. When global (in the phone contacts) they create duplicate and triplicate contacts in the phone when I don't want them there.

    11 votes
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  8. Drag and drop receivers email add from Cc to To or Vice Versa

    It will be more efficient if moving the receivers email addresses from the To to the Cc or Bcc sections by simply drag and drop rather that deleting the whole thing and start all over again. This function is already available in other email accounts such as exchange.

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  9. 2 votes
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  10. fast switch from calendar to email to people

    Being able to go to calendar without having to go to a home screen.

    19 votes
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  11. 2 votes
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  12. Dial phone number

    I should be able to select a phone number and dial or add to contacts. Currently I cannot do either.

    15 votes
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  13. Send contacts over email

    Why can't I send contact info over email?

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  14. Easier People search

    The People home screen should have an easier way to search for contacts. It should probably have a search field right there
    at the top. I would think that anybody that has a large number of contacts doesn't want to have to scroll to them, they are searching for them by typing part of the name.

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  15. Add contacts link??

    Hey guys. Could we get a easy 'click n add' new contact shortcut or link in this app? Don't even know how to add new groups...

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  16. Email address

    When selecting and email address I should have an option to add it to my contact list, or copy it, or create a new email. Currently it only allows me to create a new email. In most instances I want to add the address to an email in my inbox so I can forward it to the one selected email account.

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  17. Search within notes under contact

    Add the feature of search and find within the notes section under contact item.

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  18. Sort by "File As"

    Why can't I sort by File As? Am I missing something?

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  19. Linked contacts

    Contacts from deleted items should automatically unlink themselves from all similar contacts.

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