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  1. 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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  2. 29 votes
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  3. Select multiple emails to move

    Select multiple items to move at once.

    8 votes
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  4. 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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  5. More sort options

    Add more sort options other than just time and date

    10 votes
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  6. 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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  7. 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.

    1 vote
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  8. 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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  9. Long time to retrieve emails

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

    1 vote
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  10. 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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  11. Embedded Images in email should be scalable to screen size

    Right now if there is any image that has been inserted in the body of the mail then it automatically magnifies to its full size and there is no way to fit it to the screen unlike in iPhone's native email client.

    4 votes
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  12. Like button

    A simple like button to alert the sender the message was read and acknowledged when a full response isn't needed.

    2 votes
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  13. Be nice if it worked. Worked for three days. Now crashes every time.

    After installing it worked fine for three days. Now it crashes after opening every time. Not usable. Will delete and reinstall, but not hopeful. As bad as other Microsoft products. Wish my organization did not use your products.

    2 votes
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  14. Send to OneNote

    Copy an email to OneNote

    17 votes
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  15. 34 votes
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  16. Add support for search folders

    Add support for search folders so folders created in Outlook appear in OWA

    8 votes
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  17. 1 vote
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  18. Mark all as read from folder view

    Would like a one touch 'Mark All as Read' feature when in the Folders view so I can highlight a particular folder with multiple unread emails and mark them all as read without having to go into the folder and swipe select the messages. Similar to how you can right click on a folder in outlook and mark all the emails in that folder as read. Thanks.

    13 votes
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  19. Email history log

    I've had other emails in the past that let you see when people have opened the email or started a reply in a list that you could pull up at any time, and it's helpful to know especially within a school setting, which is why I have to use this email.

    1 vote
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  20. iPhone Search Results Should Include All Message in Conversation View

    In OWA for iPhone if you have the email view set to Conversation View and then you search your email, the search results only include the most recent email in a conversation rather than all emails that include the search term. The search results need to either include all emails individually, or group them by conversation with a way to expand them like you have in the non-search view. If you have your email sorted by Date Received, you will see all of the emails - it is only Conversation View that is hiding relevant messages...

    3 votes
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