OWA for Android Pre-Release

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  1. 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.

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  2. Allow swipe to next message

    When viewing an inbox item it'd be nice to be able to swipe to the next item instead of going back to the mailbox list screen first.

    4 votes
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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. It works well with our Exchange 2013 environment. However, it does not have a notification alert. It also opens slowly

    It works well with our Exchange 2013 environment. However, it does not have a notification alert. It also opens slowly

    6 votes
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  8. 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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  9. Create an option to to allow the font on Outgoing Mail to be changed

    Create an option to to allow the font on Outgoing Mail to be changed to the same as my Corporate OWA Web Server (like the signature feature). I would like the business email I send to look professional from any Outlook APP as opposed to this one sending in New Times Roman.
    Thanks for reading!

    2 votes
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  10. 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.

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  11. 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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  12. 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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  13. 1 vote
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  14. 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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  15. 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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  16. 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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  17. 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.

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  18. lg g pro 2

    I am using Android kit kat 4.4.2 on my lg g pro 2 handset and the app after opening and putting all credentials returns error "couldn't connect to server". However on my xiomi mi note 3 which is on android 5.0, the app connects and opens flawlessly.
    Kindly add or help me with owa

    3 votes
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  19. samsung Note-3 Neo

    Kindly add Samsung Note -3 Neo for OWA access.

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  20. 3 votes
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