OWA for Devices Suggestion Box

Welcome to the OWA for Devices Suggestion Box!

If you have a problem and need support then visit our support page.

Looking to download OWA for Android Pre-Release?
Looking to provide feedback for OWA for Android Pre-Release?

This forum focuses on the OWA apps designed to deliver first class email experiences on mobile platforms such as iOS and Android (“OWA for Devices”). Show your support for existing suggestions or make new suggestions. Either way, you get 10 votes to cast for the changes you want. We may reach out to you via the contact information you provide to request further information or clarification about your feedback.

Please note that participation here is totally voluntary and the suggestion box is monitored. If your submission isn’t a suggestion, it might be removed. List items (and item rankings) represent community interest in features, and does not represent an actual priority list for the Microsoft product team.

Please don’t send any novel or patentable ideas, copyrighted materials, samples, or demos for which you don’t want to grant a license to Microsoft. For more info, see the Terms of Service link below.

  • Hot ideas
  • Top ideas
  • New ideas
  • My feedback
  1. Categories and Smartsheet


    1. There is no point in being able just to view categories. Why can neither OWA or Outlook Mobile provide a user with the ability to categorize/tag/label an email? Or allow us to comment or add a note at least so that we can quickly search emails. Putting things in folders is antiquated.


    2. Why is there no smartsheet add-in like there is on outlook Mobile?


    3 votes
    Vote
    Sign in
    (thinking…)
    Sign in with: Facebook Google Microsoft
    Signed in as (Sign out)
    You have left! (?) (thinking…)
    0 comments  ·  Mail  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  2. Email Backgrounds

    I notice in the windows version, there is an option for email backgrounds. This is a nice option along with the signature. Please include the existing email backgrounds and more. My recipients often comment on the elegant email backgrounds offered in the windows version. Please add this option to all outlook platforms (iOS, Mac iOS, etc).
    Thanks

    1 vote
    Vote
    Sign in
    (thinking…)
    Sign in with: Facebook Google Microsoft
    Signed in as (Sign out)
    You have left! (?) (thinking…)
    0 comments  ·  Mail  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  3. Please add an option to STOP the automatic calendar event detection while reading email

    While reading emails, if there’s any sort of date or time in the email, the OWA app will detect an event and intrusively pop-up a message asking if I’d like to add an event to my calendar. This feature is probably useful for some users, but for me, it’s rarely accurate, and worse, it interrupts the reading of my messages. For the love of all that’s holy- please, please add an option to toggle this feature off. Thank you!

    1 vote
    Vote
    Sign in
    (thinking…)
    Sign in with: Facebook Google Microsoft
    Signed in as (Sign out)
    You have left! (?) (thinking…)
    0 comments  ·  Mail  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  4. Please add support for categorizing emails!

    The app already supports displaying color-coded categories from emails categorized from the Outlook desktop app, so why can’t we categorize emails within the iOS OWA app??? It drives me nuts. We can flag, but not categorize?!? It seems like the mechanism is already there, otherwise we wouldn’t be able to see previously categorized emails. Please add this feature as it’s crucial to my workflow. Thank you.

    1 vote
    Vote
    Sign in
    (thinking…)
    Sign in with: Facebook Google Microsoft
    Signed in as (Sign out)
    You have left! (?) (thinking…)
    0 comments  ·  Mail  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  5. 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.

    1 vote
    Vote
    Sign in
    (thinking…)
    Sign in with: Facebook Google Microsoft
    Signed in as (Sign out)
    You have left! (?) (thinking…)
    0 comments  ·  Mail  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  6. 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.

    1 vote
    Vote
    Sign in
    (thinking…)
    Sign in with: Facebook Google Microsoft
    Signed in as (Sign out)
    You have left! (?) (thinking…)
    0 comments  ·  Mail  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  7. Add the schedule email function

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

    1 vote
    Vote
    Sign in
    (thinking…)
    Sign in with: Facebook Google Microsoft
    Signed in as (Sign out)
    You have left! (?) (thinking…)
    0 comments  ·  Mail  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  8. 1 vote
    Vote
    Sign in
    (thinking…)
    Sign in with: Facebook Google Microsoft
    Signed in as (Sign out)
    You have left! (?) (thinking…)
    0 comments  ·  Mail  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  9. No "deleted" folder??

    If I accidentally delete something there is no way of getting it back. Please add a "trash" folder to enable a retrieval of unintentional deletions

    1 vote
    Vote
    Sign in
    (thinking…)
    Sign in with: Facebook Google Microsoft
    Signed in as (Sign out)
    You have left! (?) (thinking…)
    0 comments  ·  Mail  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  10. Delete everything in a folder with one click

    I get several thousand emails a day with work and need to be able delete several hundred emails at once. How do I do this?

    2 votes
    Vote
    Sign in
    (thinking…)
    Sign in with: Facebook Google Microsoft
    Signed in as (Sign out)
    You have left! (?) (thinking…)
    0 comments  ·  Mail  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  11. Updates OWA - Takes more that a few minutes.

    I am always screwed from using my OWA App when it is updating.

    It has take hours each time. All other updates far outpace the OWA update speed.

    So annoying.

    1 vote
    Vote
    Sign in
    (thinking…)
    Sign in with: Facebook Google Microsoft
    Signed in as (Sign out)
    You have left! (?) (thinking…)
    0 comments  ·  Mail  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  12. 1 vote
    Vote
    Sign in
    (thinking…)
    Sign in with: Facebook Google Microsoft
    Signed in as (Sign out)
    You have left! (?) (thinking…)
    0 comments  ·  Mail  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  13. Why can't I log out?!!!

    I have three work accounts that I oversee, but can only have 1 app and am unable to logout and login back into a second account. Really frustrating!

    2 votes
    Vote
    Sign in
    (thinking…)
    Sign in with: Facebook Google Microsoft
    Signed in as (Sign out)
    You have left! (?) (thinking…)
    0 comments  ·  Mail  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  14. Unresponsive Emails

    Hi,

    Could you please fix screen size issues of emails? All the emails in maximum size and I have scroll left right to read it.

    1 vote
    Vote
    Sign in
    (thinking…)
    Sign in with: Facebook Google Microsoft
    Signed in as (Sign out)
    You have left! (?) (thinking…)
    0 comments  ·  Mail  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  15. Add more than one email account

    All other email apps have the ability to add more than one account. I am forced to use this app as it is the only one that supports shared calendars but as a business we have multiple 365 email accounts and domains. I am able to add them in the original outlook app but that doesn't support shared calendars. How about making one app that does everything instead of using 2 apps that only half work.

    1 vote
    Vote
    Sign in
    (thinking…)
    Sign in with: Facebook Google Microsoft
    Signed in as (Sign out)
    You have left! (?) (thinking…)
    0 comments  ·  Mail  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  16. Search email

    This search mail application does not work. Emails scripts changes. Program is not working. I plan to change back to iPhone mail.

    5 votes
    Vote
    Sign in
    (thinking…)
    Sign in with: Facebook Google Microsoft
    Signed in as (Sign out)
    You have left! (?) (thinking…)
    1 comment  ·  Mail  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  17. bug emoji black and white with Windows 7

    We have emoji black and white since 28/04/2017 (outlook.com and office 365 owa) . No problem with windows 10

    21 votes
    Vote
    Sign in
    (thinking…)
    Sign in with: Facebook Google Microsoft
    Signed in as (Sign out)
    You have left! (?) (thinking…)
    4 comments  ·  Mail  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  18. 1 vote
    Vote
    Sign in
    (thinking…)
    Sign in with: Facebook Google Microsoft
    Signed in as (Sign out)
    You have left! (?) (thinking…)
    0 comments  ·  Mail  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  19. Right Click Copy to Folder

    Right Click Copy to Folder. In OWA for Exchange 2010 you could simply right click a draft and select "Copy" then "Copy to folder" to make a copy of a draft. The process has now been complicated by removing the "Copy" option from the right-click menu, and some users would like to see this option brought back for the latest version of OWA.

    Exchange 2010 OWA method:

    Open the Drafts folder.
    
    Find the specific template in Drafts
    Right click on the message and click “Copy to Folder”
    Click “Copy” again.

    A copy of the draft will appear below the original…

    1 vote
    Vote
    Sign in
    (thinking…)
    Sign in with: Facebook Google Microsoft
    Signed in as (Sign out)
    You have left! (?) (thinking…)
    0 comments  ·  Mail  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  20. Message preview 5 lines

    I need more than 2 lines for message preview, please extend to 5 lines.

    1 vote
    Vote
    Sign in
    (thinking…)
    Sign in with: Facebook Google Microsoft
    Signed in as (Sign out)
    You have left! (?) (thinking…)
    0 comments  ·  Mail  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  • Don't see your idea?

OWA for Devices Suggestion Box

Categories

Feedback and Knowledge Base