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  1. Improve notifications

    Oh Boy, Lots of requests for notifications, I've got another one. I think there needs to be an indicator on the app launch link showing the number of recent emails received. Having the notifications go through the notification center is nice, but I get a lot of emails and am hearing the alert sound every 5 minutes. I'd like to turn that feature off and be able to just look at the phone and see I've got x new emails. I know people with the Iphone have this feature already.

    4 votes
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  2. In the outlook app you have swipe to schedule - this is very useful. Please include in OWA and Outlook Desktop. Easy way to sched follow up

    For sales people the swipe to schedule (to later have the email return to the in box is a very simple and useful way of scheduling a follow up for a prospect. It is in the Outlook app (which I have on my iphone) but not on the OWA app which I am using on my Samsung Tablet (as a replacement for my paper day planner). Also, on my Windows desktop, there is seemingly no similar function (there is flag for follow up but this creates an alarm and not a more subtle return of email to inbox as a…

    1 vote
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  3. Change Notication Sound or Ringtone

    Allow changing the sound or ringtone used for email and calendar notification. Each should be able to be different. Reason? Because the default sounds for each is to similar and I keep missing calendar notifications for meetings. The email sound and the calendar sound are just way too much alike.

    12 votes
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  4. Update please

    Please update OWA and release it like IOS. OWA is a far superior app than the Microsoft Outlook application but needs some major updating.

    14 votes
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  5. Add indicator light function

    Would like to see indicator light function added. Realizing that this is a light version of outlook, this small feature would significantly improve the app's business functionality. My company's IT department prohibits connecting with the full version of outlook on personal devices.

    1 vote
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  6. Turn off email notification

    It should be possible to turn off email notifications as well as calendar notifications. At our work we normally work with the computers the whole day and don't want/need to have notifications on the phone also. But it is good to have the possibility to turn it on when you are out travelling.

    101 votes
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  7. Cannot show shared mail box on android phone

    I added Shared mail box in Exchange portal but it is unavailable to show in Android phone.

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  8. Copy the new outlook app with exchange functionnality (shared calendar, .... )

    Copy the new outlook app with exchange functionnality (shared calendar, .... )

    the new app outlook, are very good, why don't use this interface and add pro functionnaly ?
    on owa for android pre realase, navigation are ***** !! back phone button close the app =/ Not a good idea to use only app button to navigate.

    2 votes
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  9. I need to be able to sync only during specified intervals. I want to only sync manually.

    I need to be able to sync only during specified intervals. I want to only sync manually.

    25 votes
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  10. want to add another account in owa android pre release

    want to add another account in owa android pre release

    4 votes
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  11. Better integration with Android. Not a selection in send with menu nor is Office a selection in menus. See Google Docs as a template.

    Better integration with Android. OWA not a selection in send with menu nor is Office a selection in menus for storage. Most competitive products are in these menus as well as being able to attach files from other cloud services or locations on phone. See Google Docs as a template

    1 vote
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  12. Need notification, sound, and # of new msgs, shown on the icon, and to be able to turn the sound off

    Need notification, sound, and # of new msgs, shown on the icon, and to be able to turn the sound off. I need, at a quick glance to see how many new msgs I have.

    28 votes
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  13. NOTIFICATIONS

    PLEASE enable to turn of email notifications - I don't need my phone vibrating for every email when I am sitting at my laptop - only when I am away from it - it would also be nice to let me have a weekend/holiday without them!

    15 votes
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  14. Add support for Categories

    Please add ability to categorize emails and to see categories assigned to existing emails.

    3 votes
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  15. notifications

    As a user I only wish to receive notifications for my calendar not email. Could these be separated out into 2 one/off toggle switches "Email notifications" and "Calendar notifications". By default have both turned on and be prompted to select your preference after installation?

    24 votes
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  16. Option to bypass certification check

    The app is very simple to set but need a option to bypass the certification check on SSL connections because I think that now by this, when the certificate is outdated you can´t connect, and not have a option to say "Its OK, connect also".

    3 votes
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  17. Inbox synch mode

    Inbox synch mode should be optional in how often you want it. Just like you can with other folders.

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  18. I need to be able to see my other contact folders and especially contacts from corporate shared mailboxes!

    This is very important. As a business we put our customers in our a shared mailbox contact folder, and our vendors in another one etc. I can see them in outlook, I can see my contact folders in office 365 people, but i can see neither in OWA for android.

    For business users with multiple people working in a company this is very important.

    Please implement!

    5 votes
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  19. Letter index for contacts

    When scrolling through contacts, there should be an alphabetic scroll bar on the side so you can jump to a specific letter.

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  20. Send E-mail With a Different Sender

    It's possible to send e-mails from one's secondary e-mail address on Office365.com. Please make it possible on OWA too. It limits your productivity if you can't switch to a different e-mail address on your mobile phone.

    E.g. My main e-mail address is name@mycompany.com. An e-mail needs to be sent from complaints@mycompany.com. You can do that on office365.com, but not on OWA.

    BTW: You can do EXACTLY that with the app from the Office365 competitor that starts with a G. So please make it possible.

    5 votes
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