OWA for Android Pre-Release

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  1. Stuck downloading an app update

    I am stuck in an endless loop of "downloading an app update", "checking for new mail", and after it asks me to 'Refresh' to install the situation repeats. Uninstalling the OWA and reinstalling it does not work. I am on Android 7.1.

    33 votes
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    • 17 votes
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      • I need to sign into multiple OWA accounts. Allow easy account switching.

        I have multiple accounts that would use OWA. For example a school account and a work account. I need both, but I can't use both of them in the phone app. As a matter of fact there's not even an easy way to log out of the OWA app so I can switch accounts!

        3 votes
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        • Add a progress bar when the app is updating

          This app is unusable without a progress bar that shows when the app will finish updating

          3 votes
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          • Smime

            Add support for secure mail

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            • can not turn off email signature, every time I unchecked it, it will come back...

              can not turn off email signature, every time I unchecked it, it will come back...

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              • Allow Contacts to be sorted by last name

                Allow Contacts to be sorted by last name

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                • Error message states that device must be encrypted

                  During setup a message states that the device must be encrypted. Selecting "Continue" does nothing. The error is occurring on a Galaxy S7, which is encrypted by default.

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                    • This app stops working every couple of days requiring it to be removed and re-installed.

                      The app says it is offline and there is no way to get it back online without reinstalling the app which is a royal pain. The app will also no allow a password change - which means you again have to reinstall the app.

                      7 votes
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                      • Can't close menu after opening menu. No cancel option to close menu panel.

                        Can't close menu after opening menu. No cancel option to close menu panel.

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                        • 7 votes
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                          • separate notification options for mail and calendar

                            Allow for separate notification options between calendar and email; i.e. one alert sound/vibration type for new messages (or the ability to turn off email alerts but leave calendar alerts turned on) and another sound/vibration type for calendar events

                            32 votes
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                            • CONTACTS SAVE

                              Make EDIT CONTACTS actually work - it does not allow SAVE of any changes to a contact at all - the SAVE button simply does nothing after editing only CANCEL button works!

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                              • Cant edit appointment in OWA

                                Cant edit an existing appointment. Everything works fine in web, desktop, etc

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                                • Fix support for shared inbox from office 365 in the app,

                                  possibility to view the shared inboxes in mobile devices

                                  13 votes
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                                  • Pebble

                                    Make sure notifications work with the Pebble device. I would like check boxes for both calendar and mail so that I can turn off mail but get reminders for meetings.

                                    2 votes
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                                    • Integrate biometric / fingerprint login

                                      OWA for iPhone allows biometric logon. The Android version requires the passcode even if the device has a fingerprint reader.

                                      7 votes
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                                      • Why prerelease for years? Why so exclusiv, it's a simple app. So annoying.

                                        Why prerelease for years? Why so "exclusive", it's a simple app. So annoying.

                                        4 votes
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                                        • Add LG G5

                                          I don't think the app is ready for this phone yet. Each time I tap the icon it takes me to the Google play store where I have the option of opening or uninstalling the app. So I open it and it works well. But what an odd way to access it.

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