We highly appreciate your feedback you’ve given us about this feature. Good news: We’re close to releasing it on Android. You can get a sneak preview here: https://blogs.office.com/2017/06/05/improving-people-in-outlook-for-ios-and-android/
Thanks for your patience as we make the final touches!
All the best
The Outlook Mobile Team
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10,456 votesKreera commented
With the option for the user to control what is downloaded and either restrict it to only headers being downloaded or nothing being downloaded to control data traffic when relying on GSM networks and roaming.