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  1. Add “shared folders” view to the sidebar

    Online I have a shared folder that is the mailbox for another account. It shows up on the online browser version of OWA and the iPhone version of OWA, but not on the iPad app. I would like if I could also access the shared folder on the OWA for iPad app as well.

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    • Search is clunky

      Searching contacts or mail seems very clunky having to click 2-3 times before the keyboard is available to start typing keywords. Very frustrating.

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      • 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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        • Email signature

          Email signature does not allow for changes or updates. When selected the keyboard does not appear.

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          • “Where field” in calendar should link to map software

            Pretty self-explanatory. Whenever there is an address entered into a calendar event, the user should be able to tap the address and have it open up in their map software for easy directions.

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            • Images

              You always block images. When I click always show images, it opens safari. However it never remembers, so I end up using Apple's mail app, which never blocks images.

              FIX THIS.

              Create a setting asking If I want to block images embedded in eMail messages.

              I want to see messages formatted correctly, not be annoyed by a clunky application.

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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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                  • Manage via intune MAM

                    Need to be able to manage this application via Intune MAM. Currently no way to force users to turn on PIN protection.

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                    • Fix it

                      Will not load new e-mails

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                      • Can’t see details of calendar events in iPad

                        I can see them on the iPhone, but no matter how much I poke them on the iPad no details are revealed. Pain in the a**e. I have looked at all my settings in case it’s me, and tried any number of things, but persists.

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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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                          • Mails don’t exist

                            Once I close the app and then reopen the app, earlier all mails are wiped out.Kindly provide solution so that I can excess older mails

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                            • Add the schedule email function

                              Add the schedule email function found in the outlook app for iOS to the OWA app

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                              • Question

                                How can I separate related items in a thread ?

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                                • Notifications!!

                                  Every time there is an update for this app the notifications stop showing up; please fix this because email notifications are super important

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                                  • Diary viewing

                                    Cannot view the content of appointments in OWA. Doesn’t have option to amend or add new entries. Anybody else having issues?

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                                    • Outlook Customer Manager

                                      Is Customer Manager available on OWA on IPAD?

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                                        • Copy a contact group to local contacts

                                          I'd like to copy a contact group from my outlook address book to my phone's contacts outside of outlook.

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