OWA for Android Pre-Release

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  1. New users - no point in downloading app. Quits working when your work makes you change your password.

    Everyone needs instructions to change password on app when work makes us change password. App no good unless fixed.

    7 votes
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  2. 1 vote
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  3. Calendar Options window won't "close"

    While in Calendar, tapping the Options button opens but doesn't allow for closure always. Issue is sporadic. Requires closing the app and reopening to recover. Tested on 5 devices and issue occurs on all 5.

    3 votes
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  4. Setting up this app to work offline - NOOOOOOO!

    I have been using this app for some time - probably many months or so (can't remember when it first came out). I use it on my Samsung Galaxy 4, and Galaxy Tab S.

    Recently, about a week to 10 days ago, whenever I open the app - either first thing in the morning, or continuously throughout the day - it always opens with "Setting up this app to work offline. This may take a few minutes".

    And they are correct - it does take a few minutes - each and every time I open it. Started happening on both…

    27 votes
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  5. Use the photo taken with "New photo", not just any photo

    OWA prompts for which app to use to take the photo, but then attaches latest photo taken with the native photo app regardless of app choice. This leads to embarrassment and confused recipients.

    Also, it wouldn't hurt to allow the photo to be viewed/opened before sending.

    1 vote
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  6. Sync settings are blank and uneditable, cannot set to manual sync

    I like to have access to my work email on my phone but I get a lot of system generated emails that are of alarm conditions on our HVAC system when I am not on call. For that reason I want to be able to turn off the automatic syncing of email that this app does. I attempted to access the sync settings on my LG G4 under Settings:OWA and it opens a page with a title of DATA & SYNC but the page is blank with no settings. I also cannot find this option in the app itself. I…

    3 votes
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  7. App asks to reset every time I open it.

    Every time I start the app I get an error that says "Reset Owa - You need to reset OWA. This will delete any data not sent to the server." Then I have to reset the app and re set up my entire email.

    198 votes
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  8. Email notifications still don't work

    Can get email and calendar just fine but notifications still don't work. No sound...no popup...no blinking light...anything. ETA on new version this works on. Samsung Galaxy Note 5.

    145 votes
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  9. cannot show calendar on this app

    I can view, edit & create calendar appointment / event on O365 Webmail & MS Outlook installed on my computer.

    But this app told me there is no event found in my calendar.
    Tried reinstall this all, installed on another device are having same issue.

    1 vote
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  10. Microsoft must make up its mind whether it will continue to develop this app or not

    This is the only app that can access shared Exchange calendars. Supposedly the Outlook Android app will do it one day but until then I have to use this. But of course this has been in pre-release since, what, 2013? This site is still soliciting suggestions but elsewhere in MS support I've read that it "will be deprecated." So be honest with us, MS: do you have any intention of making this app better? If you do, please implement at least one of the hundreds of suggestions here and put out an update. If you don't, please just shut down…

    15 votes
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  11. Back key on Samsung Galaxy S6

    "Back" key on Samasung Galaxy S6 needs to be pressed twice to go back to mail list after opening an email. This is obviously a bug...

    3 votes
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  12. Provide support for current Android o/s

    So many of your feedbacks are around support for current versions of Android. Latest app update is Jan 2015 - 18 months ago!
    How about getting the finger out and providing support for current version of Android. Irresponsible not to do so.

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  13. FeedBack Linkage in OWA for Android not working

    FeedBack Linkage in OWA for Android app direct me to "404 not found" page. Please correct the link.

    1 vote
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  14. 39 votes
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  15. How do I uninstall the owa software installed in my Nexus 5. I don't have any login credentials anymore for my owa account

    How do I uninstall the owa software installed in my Nexus 5. I don't have any login credentials anymore for my owa account

    2 votes
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  16. owa not found in list of programs to share

    Cannot share link through owa from other apps or browsers ... owa doea not show up as an option

    3 votes
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  17. The app consumes lots of memory and is very slow.

    I have new Samsung J5 with Quad Core, 1.5GB RAM and it takes 20 seconds to load initial screen. Also very slow and not responsive app. Same experience on BQ E4.5, Quad Code with 1 GB RAM and Tablet Acer A3-20. Needs to be thought again and optimized.

    4 votes
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  18. problem with encryption

    I installed the app on my xperia Z5 compact. Followed all the steps including encryption of the mobile. Nevertheless after encryption, the modile restart and now if I want to connect to OWA, it keeps on saying your mobile needs to be encrypted and stays on this page with option continue or reinitialize. If I press continue it would come back on the same page.

    28 votes
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  19. need contact sync both ways.

    When I use the dialer it doesn't pull the contacts from OWA and OWA doesn't sync with my phones contact list. This makes it useless to manager a large contact list.

    7 votes
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