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  1. Unread email while offline

    While the offline folders feature works- a very useful feature while on a plane or subway - the Unread mail feature requires an internet connection.

    Can you add some code to view the unread emails while offline?

    Thanks!

    5 votes
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  2. Unread messages

    Unread messages should include all the unread messages in the sub folders as well.

    11 votes
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  3. Attaching docs from OneDrive

    It would really make sense to be able to attach the docs we have in one drive to the emails. I see it as valuable as you can edit docs in OneDrive and then instantly send them. What use is it to only send photographs as attachments?!

    3 votes
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  4. 2 votes
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  5. Delay in composing msg

    There is delay in displaying the characters typed while composing the messages. It's causing inconvenience to use this app.

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  6. Sort by categories

    I use categories to set email as "WIP", "To Do", "Done", etc.
    If I can't sort by those categories this is simply useless for me.
    Outlook is a professional app. Please make full-function.

    8 votes
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  7. Moving messages

    OWA should remember the state how the tree of folders was already opened, as it does in Outlook!
    Or even offer a specific folder in the first place as BlackBerry does, based on the subject, the sender and previous moves!

    1 vote
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  8. To Touch top of screen to navigate to top of the list

    Like with iOS messages, Facebook, ...
    It here are many lists this could apply to, not just emails in a folder - search results, folder list, ...

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  9. 176 votes
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  10. Left swipe

    Swiping left offers the options:-
    • mark read
    • mark unread
    • file
    • flag
    • delete

    I would prefer:-
    • mark read OR unread, depending whether email is already opens nor closed (otherwise one of the options doesn't make sense)
    • archive
    • file
    • flag
    • delete

    The archive option moves emails to the Archive sub folder, like in the PC version.

    Thank you.

    2 votes
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  11. Be able to edit the text in a forwarded or replied email

    When you forward or reply to an email, you can't edit or delete the existing text from the previous emails

    35 votes
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  12. 29 votes
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  13. Select multiple emails to move

    Select multiple items to move at once.

    8 votes
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  14. Marking a single message unread marks the entire thread

    Take a single message in a thread and mark it unread suddenly on your outlook or OWA the entire thread is marked unread.

    12 votes
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  15. More sort options

    Add more sort options other than just time and date

    10 votes
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  16. Hyper link phone numbers

    Allow phone numbers to be hyperlinks so we can dial by touching them. This feature is almost important enough that I've consider going back to iPhone mail.

    22 votes
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  17. Making a new folder

    So far I haven't seen an option to make a new folder. It would be nice to organize my incoming email.

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  18. Problem with viewing large images

    Can't zoom in not out.
    Also can't scroll left not right to see the complete image.

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  19. Long time to retrieve emails

    The app takes a very long time to retrieve emails and this happens very frequently.

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  20. Allow Bullet Points in email

    One of the biggest drawbacks of writing a mail using the app is that one cannot add bullet points which are frequently required. By adding this you will score over iPhone's native mail client.

    4 votes
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