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  1. Events to calendar.

    Would be great if the mail client identified dates and had the 'Add to Calendar' functionality. Dates in emails would present as a hyperlink which if selected would give this prompt.

    Better than switching and typing everything out :-s

    5 votes
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      2 comments  ·  Calendar  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • Can't save a pic from email

      Be able to save pics from email by holding finger on it

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      • Why is OWA so slow?!

        I'm on an iPhone 5s which is just 3 months old, and am finding that this app has a REALLY BIG lag.. It takes forever to load and open up?

        Any ideas why this might be, and how it can be improved?

        Thanks!

        13 votes
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          2 comments  ·  iPhone  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • iPad App Crashes

          Recently the iPad app has become extremely unstable and is crashing very frequently. It is so bad it is unusable. It works fine on iPhone 5. Get the iPad version fixed.

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            1 comment  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • 541 votes
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              45 comments  ·  iPhone  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • Viewing Calendar Full Day Events

              Currently when you have more than 2 full day events in a calendar it will show the first two and then in small print it will show that are +1 more event or +2 more events depending on the number. However, I can not determine how to expand the full day events. It would be nice to have a setting that allows you to show all full day events. Expansion of the items would be a slight benefit but a secondary choice.

              7 votes
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                0 comments  ·  Calendar  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              • Weekly calendar

                Please make a weekly view of calendar

                13 votes
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                • Easier People search

                  The People home screen should have an easier way to search for contacts. It should probably have a search field right there
                  at the top. I would think that anybody that has a large number of contacts doesn't want to have to scroll to them, they are searching for them by typing part of the name.

                  3 votes
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                    0 comments  ·  Contacts  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • 9 votes
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                    • 3 votes
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                      • Font size control

                        Can't read emails - type is too small

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                          0 comments  ·  Mail  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • 1 vote
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                          • Ad the ability to ad categories from the app

                            I use the categories feature a lot. Would be nice to be able to change it from the app on demand. It to do to done.

                            4 votes
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                              0 comments  ·  Mail  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            • 1 vote
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                                0 comments  ·  Calendar  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                              • iPhone 4S with most up to date iOS states not compatible with iPhone when trying to install from app store.

                                The app states it is compatible for the iPhone 4S yet, when I go to the app store and download it I get the error that it is not compatible with this iPhone. I have never had any other problems like this with any other app.

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                                  0 comments  ·  iPhone  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                • Send attachment from Dropbox to OWA

                                  enable open in owa from within dropbox so that dropbox attachment can be sent out (dropbox integration)

                                  48 votes
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                                  • Allow calendars in OWA to be viewed in native calendar app

                                    I can't see any of my shared calendars while ursine the iPad, please allow this function.

                                    102 votes
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                                      2 comments  ·  Calendar  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                    • App shut down

                                      When writting an email the app seams to close and go back to stand down after just 15 sec. Need to stop this as very ignoring to work on emails having to rewrite them again & again

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                                        0 comments  ·  iPad  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                      • 5 votes
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                                          1 comment  ·  Calendar  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                        • Tasks & ToDo's

                                          Add the ability to access Tasks. I can do this with Outlook.

                                          385 votes
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                                            30 comments  ·  iPhone  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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