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  4. add ability to select contact folders to sync. We do not need all our contacts on our phones

    add ability to select contact folders to sync. We do not need all our contacts on our phones. Most small business have multiple contact folders some for prospects and personal.
    Thanks for listening

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  5. Sort contacts into groups

    I would like to be able to add contacts then sort them into groups.

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  6. A-Z contact scroll

    I have some 5000 contacts. I'd really like to scroll through contacts via an A-Z scroll on the right.

    8 votes
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  7. contact picture?

    None of my contact pictures are coming over to my android phone. One of the reasons I use Touchdown

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  9. Business Card Reader

    It would a great feature if this app could read business cards and input the information into my contacts.

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  10. Contacts duplicity

    OWA is duplicating, triplicating and even quadruplicating my contacts info in my iPhone and not on OWA.

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  12. Newly added OWA contacts do not appear in my OWA contacts app

    When I click on an email address in an OWA email, select New Contact (or maybe it's Add Contact), and complete/add the contAct, I don't know where it goes, but it doesn't show up in my OWA contacts.

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  13. Deleting contacts from OWA using smartphone

    Allow contact deletes from the smartphone app.

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  14. Group Contact: Creation and Editing

    I would like to reiterate other comments regarding the creation of group contacts on the app and mobile site. Also, even in the full site the addition of contacts to the group is limited to one contact. It would be nice to be able to add several contacts at a time (i.e. from an external mailing list) separated by commas/semi-colons.

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  15. Just read my regular contacts from iPhone (including iCloud) and don't worry about syncing.

    Why reinvent the wheel? All we want to do is send an email to a person already in our contacts list. The app acts like it has no clue that there are any contacts on my phone.

    4 votes
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  16. Email contact details from a contact

    Email contact info from our contacts or at least copy / paste contact information

    3 votes
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  17. Stop adding unwanted names to my phone contacts

    I use my phone contacts for phone calls, not for emails. I don't appreciate having unwanted names from my Outlook e-mail automatically added to my phone contacts without my permission, especially when duplicated multiple times. It takes me too long to scroll through my phone contacts now, and I don't have time to go through all of them to delete the ones I did not add in the first place.

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  18. 1 vote
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  19. Option to not display Lync contacts

    Add an option to not display Lync contacts in OWA for iPhone. My Lync contacts are cluttered with an extreme number of duplicates, making the Contacts section not very useful. I only want to see my Outlook contacts, please.

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  20. Add search by company name

    Scenario: I know the company name but can't recall the employee name.

    To get a list of contacts by company No problem on desktop but mobile version does not "see" the company name field.

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