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  1. URGENT: APP Not working

    ‘Downloading APP may take a few minutes’. It does not. This issue needs resolving urgently. This service is unacceptable.

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    • Changing server details

      We have changed our servers and I need to change where OWA is pointing to, I can’t see where I can manually update this data

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      • OWA Tasks (app)

        Why can i use the onlineversion and create/amend/tasks but they are not there in owa app for iphone? Id pay a sml fee for the app to get it as im constantly updating, adding things but then have to sit & log in which i do not always have access at work

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          • Can’t receive email

            Having trouble receiving emails, keep getting incorrect email returns.

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            • Add Global Address List browsing

              While I seem to be able to search for contacts in the GAL, I can only do that if I know the person's name. I need to be able to either browse the list or search by other data points, such as company name.

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              • UnGrouping of emails

                Need an option to ungroup emails

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                • Demand for Office365 subscription refund due to OWA update issue

                  I paid a monthly fee to use office365 but there is no proper mobile platform for it. Suck!!! OWA is a joke. Kept saying "update" that never finishes. I should get at least 1 year subscription refund unless it is fixed within 2017.

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                  • Week view

                    I like the usage on my calendar but my app on my phone doesn't seem to have a view week format which I find hard to use when I can only view my calendar day to day on my phone

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                        0 comments  ·  iPhone  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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                        • Work around

                          Considering this app doesn't seem like it's getting fixed any time soon

                          I opened up safari, created a shortcut to my home screen. Browsed to O365 and saved my password

                          I don't get notification but at least I can get to my emails.

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                          • Emails coming in error

                            I keep getting an error message

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                            • Include formatting shortcuts

                              Including bold, underline, italics as well as bullet/number lists.

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                                0 comments  ·  iPhone  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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                                • Improve the notifications

                                  I never receive notifications when i have a new email even though my notifications are always on!! I can see that there is actually something new in the box only when i open the app.. really this is disappointing because the app the doesn't provide me the needed information.

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                                    0 comments  ·  iPhone  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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                                      0 comments  ·  iPhone  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                    • Please tidy up messages list

                                      The way messages are presented in the list is a real mess. You can never be sure to see the latest message on top of the list. When you go in to see the content of an email where you expect a new message (as suggested by the preview line in message list) you get surprised that you are presented with an old t XX right on top of the message body. Very confusing. Where are the good old times where you could rely on the chronological order of your messages?
                                      If you perceive this a “modern”, so be it.…

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                                      • Landscape mode

                                        Hi Team the current outlook application is only allowing us to view the message in portrait mode as it's getting difficulty viewing excel sheet attached in the email subject so please kindly enable this basic service

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                                        • Inactivity timeout

                                          Please create an option to select 'no timeout'. I would like the ability to stay logged in. Versus entering my password every time, or after every 1 hour

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