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  1. Adding contact from Directory to Contacts drops first and last name

    I try to add a contact from the corporate directory to my contacts on OWA for iPhone. When you click the add button the first and last name fields are blank even though the directory contact has them.

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  2. Just read my regular contacts from iPhone (including iCloud) and don't worry about syncing.

    Why reinvent the wheel? All we want to do is send an email to a person already in our contacts list. The app acts like it has no clue that there are any contacts on my phone.

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  3. Compliments

    I love how you can send more than one person the same email! It is sooooooo useful!

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  4. Stop adding unwanted names to my phone contacts

    I use my phone contacts for phone calls, not for emails. I don't appreciate having unwanted names from my Outlook e-mail automatically added to my phone contacts without my permission, especially when duplicated multiple times. It takes me too long to scroll through my phone contacts now, and I don't have time to go through all of them to delete the ones I did not add in the first place.

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  5. Improve syncing capabilities

    Allow for the contact syncing capability to be not only from OWA to the phone but from the phone into OWA as well.

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  6. 1 vote
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  7. Add search by company name

    Scenario: I know the company name but can't recall the employee name.

    To get a list of contacts by company No problem on desktop but mobile version does not "see" the company name field.

    6 votes
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  8. Contacts STILL frozen

    Got stuck while trying to upload contact information. No back button option only save and cancel which don't do anything and feedback. Plz fix if u want me to use this app instead of just forwarding my emails to my account that actually works...

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  9. 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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  10. Contact Sync not working

    Started app, no sync. Rebooted phone, no sync. Disabled and re enabled contact sync, no sync. Reset app and repeated, no sync. Tried to validate that sync is enabled on my tenant - steps provided by OWA help are outdated. Going back to active sync.

    3 votes
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  11. Deleting contacts from OWA using smartphone

    Allow contact deletes from the smartphone app.

    12 votes
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  12. Add Shared and Delegated folders

    This app is not funtional unless it can replicate what Outlook show me in Windows.

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  13. 1 vote
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  14. Adding people into groups

    It would be awesome if I could manage my groups from the app. There is no capability to add an individual to a group in OWA.

    4 votes
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  15. Group Contact: Creation and Editing

    I would like to reiterate other comments regarding the creation of group contacts on the app and mobile site. Also, even in the full site the addition of contacts to the group is limited to one contact. It would be nice to be able to add several contacts at a time (i.e. from an external mailing list) separated by commas/semi-colons.

    14 votes
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  16. 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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  17. 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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  18. Share groups

    It should be possible to create groups then send them to others, or easily add all addressees in an email to a new group.

    4 votes
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  19. 1 vote
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  20. 2 votes
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