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  1. Shared mailbox needs to ‘act’ as own mailbox for third parties

    I need the shared mailbox te act like a stand alone, so I can connect it to third parties, like Acuity Scheduling.

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    • Cant write in Description of a Calendar Invite

      Hi

      I can use the calendar correcty. The app does not ket me write

      Can you help?

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      • Calendar Not Syncing

        When I reschedule meetings on Desktop/Web version of outlook, those changes don’t sync up the calendar in OWA.

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        • Schedule meeting

          I would like to be able I schedule a meeting and include the contents of the email similar to how I could in a desktop.

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          • Is this app beta?

            Are you kidding me the calendar options don’t even work? I’m going off the grid... you need to get your **** in a group before you sling this trash out and call it a software release.

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            • OWA -> Outlook iOS Features

              Since this app will be retired, will Outlook iOS include some of the same features? Features like shared business calendars. Please say YES.

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              • Please don’t discontinue

                This is so much better than the outlook app. It works much better for small business scheduling between multiple calendars. Outlook doesn’t load the calendars shared with me and asking everyone at work to reshare is ridiculous.

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                • Shared Calendars

                  I appreciate the heads up on sun setting the OWA app. However, to my knowledge there is no easy way to view your colleagues calendars with the outlook app. Please help or tell me what I’m missing.

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                  • Calendar problems

                    I cannot edit an event to be out of office the most basic of features way to go microsoft errr

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                    • Moving messages

                      Provide a method to move or copy messages to the calendar.

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                      • Improve the Date time selection function

                        The date time scrolling to select is ****! It’s slow and then it gets stuck. Not the sort of thing you want when setting an appointment! I’m looking to change my email/calendar app to the iPhone app if doesn’t improve.

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                        • updating calendar appt not reflected immediately

                          when i update an appt to the next day for example, it does not immediately reflect on my owa for ios app calendar. Even though I updated the appt in the app. This makes no sense and is very frustrating.

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                          • Time adjustment in calendar

                            Spinning the dial to set the time in the calendar is clunky and annoying. Once the dial starts spinning you have to wait for it to stop completely before you can adjust again. The result is it takes too much time to set a specific time. Not sure why this doesn’t work the same as the I Phones time adjustment. Can this be fixed?

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                            • 7-day calendar loads then flashes white

                              Can only resolve by clicking 5 day cal icon then switching back to 7 day

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                              • Time adjustment in calendar

                                The tap-swipe selection of calendar times cannot be edited once the swipe/scroll has begun. Only once it reaches a stop can it be moved again.
                                Very frustrating and slowing!

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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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                                  • 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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                                    • Some important features requested

                                      Landscape mode in Calendar. If viewing more than one calendar, no way to see the full name of the other persons calendar events.

                                      TouchId Integration.

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                                      • Needs MAJOR work

                                        I use OWA on my iPad because I work for busy executives, often remotely, and need access to their calendars. OWA is very helpful WHEN IT WORKS. Unfortunately, it's about 50/50 in reliability. Of course, today, when I need to work remotely it is not working. I will delete the app and reinstall to see if that helps. Majorly frustrated. UGGGGHHHH!!!!!!!!!!

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                                        • Calendar view

                                          Need to be able to see the calendar in at the very least a weekly view, daily is just not suitable!
                                          There should be several view options at the very least.

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