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  1. 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.

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    • Problem with OWA app on both iPhone & iPad

      Hi, I am having problems with OWA since yesterday. It says downloading app and checking for new mail and continues in this endless loop.

      Not able to ready mail. Please help!

      Regards...Paul

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      • 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.

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        • make phone #s clickable

          this is especially useful in calendar entries. See how iPhone calendar handles both phone #s and passcodes (conference calls). very frustrating and time consuming that this doesn't work.

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          • 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...

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              • Scroll down or up an email

                When I have an email open why can't I go to the next one in 1 click?

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                  • Move reading pane

                    The Outlook OWA for iPad does NOT seem to allow for displaying the reading pane at the bottom.. This can be done on the portal or a computer and should be available for iPad. I ain't seeing that setting anywhere on iPad.

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                    • Why doesn't OWA copy ideas?

                      The OWA app is a nice try of the programmers to provide email and calendar access to O365 accounts. But in my opinion it is not much more.

                      Somehow the native apps of iOS, thus calendar, contacts, mail and maybe notes provide already full OWA functionality without all the odds of the OWA app.

                      This app lacks so many small features, that it is unfortunately not very productive at all. Beside that I can not use it for my other accounts, as e.g. iCloud or Gmail.

                      A small list of problems which I encountered comes here:
                      • missing delete icons…

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                        • Forward email attachments

                          Allow user to forward (via a new email) an attachment(s) from a received email.

                          Sometimes, it's helpful to send an attachment to a new recipient without including the text, etc from the email received. I incision this as a "press-and-hold" feature where the user press the attachment icon, waits for it to download, then presses and holds. that would bring up the "Open in" option list. One of the options would be Forward in new email.

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                          • am i dumb?

                            i have absolutely no idea how to sign out of this app on my iPad mini

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                                      • Allow hotmail users to enter?

                                        Allow hotmail users to enter? I thought you guys took over the hotmail. So why not?

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                                        • 郵件標題字體過大

                                          過大時難以知道郵件總體是有關什麼 都必須進入查看 很麻煩 希望改進

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