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Sync Options

- Set the number of days displayed for each folder
- Manual Sync Option
- Customize Sync frequency

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  • Murray, Tim commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    I believe an option to set the time range of mail retention on the phone would be useful. For example, if I only wanted my device to show the past 2 weeks of email, I could set it that way. This would prevent the email from taking up to much space on the device. The date range options could vary but maybe something like 3 days, 1 week, 2 weeks, 4 weeks, etc.

  • Gabriel Priori commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    Calendar in outlook on iPhone only goes back 2 months. It’s a joke right? How can there be no setting for this, but on Android it synchronises the whole calendar

  • edgher@microsoft.com commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    From time to time the emails disappear and I need to go to the last email and press load more mails. Please keep my emails always loaded.

  • nikolay.nedkov@hcl.com commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate


    Please setup an option to work with data like fetch, manual and push.

    It would be valuable also to be able to pop notifications for calendar meetings, while for email to be able to only to badge the number on the app icon.

    These options are very important for users who receive emails 24/7 and have hundreds of emails per day. From one side to allow ease of use for meetings during office hours, to spare personal time and battery.

    Thank you in advance!

  • Anonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    Give the ability to set sync days time frame (e.g. 1 day, 3 days, 1 week, 1 month). The native iOS mail app offers this feature.

  • Anonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    Ability to set how many days to sync (e.g. 1 day, 3 days, 1 week, 1 month) just like the native iOS mail app. This feature has been on the native app for a long time.

  • Ong, John commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    Prefer if there is a feature to configure Manual Sync and Auto Push. This is because by setting Manual Sync, we won’t be bug by the hundred of notification during our personal time. Secondly, it consume more battery life. Third, we could save the 4G data limit as we can choose to Sync only when we connect to WiFi.

  • Ngo, Jason C. commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    Outlook app on IPhone took out sync email date feature. Before it had option able to sync email for one week, 1 month and so on...... Calendar had feature option and why does not have on email. This feature is useful need to put it back. Thanks


  • chrisbowles802@outlook.com commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    Your Mobile syncing and versatility using the app is awful compared to the PC Outlook. You need to do massive improvement. The syncing needs to be in real time. And it rarely syncs correctly from phone to server and then to PC.

  • Mats Hellman commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    Adding quiet time would be the number one improvement. It would be very nice to be able to define the hours when the App Syncs email. Ex. 8-17 and then start syncing again next morning.

  • Matt and Kym Bidgood commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    Improved synchronisation - folders and their contents.

    More timely download of emails from servers, very random as to how long before an email is detected and then downloaded

  • Anonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    I would like to be able to opt for fetching data instead of push mail and so I could set it up to fetch manually or on a scheduled basis. Although push mail has its own advantages, in my case it is just a serious and unnecessary drain on the battery.

  • Anonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    Older emails are not showing in the inbox, please add feature that allows to choose the sync emails with days wise for example
    Show email for 1 month older
    Show email for 3 month older
    Show email for all time

  • Anonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    The syncs between the Outlook App for iPhone and the Exchange account are very poor. E.g I’m missing some inbox folders, even they are existent on the Exchange account on my laptops Outlook and the mail server itself. Checked all the settings, everything should be fine.

  • Mikael Svenson commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    Any progress on this one? Being able to turn off push-sync for off-work hours would be a great option.

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