I'd like to know how to navigate threads with outlook.

Devin Pratersent from Gmail.

On Sat, Sep 17, 2016 at 9:09 PM, Cristóbal <crismuno...@gmail.com> wrote:

> Glad to hear the editing VoiceOver issue has been  fixed. I may give it
> another spin with my business accounts again.
>
> Can I ask though  if the issue in the calendar tab was also addressed?
>
> I recall that VO was way too chatty by announcing the date ahead of each
> appointment in a day. This became quite annoying since you could already
> flick to each date via heading. Hearing  the date every single time for
> every single appointment was just too much info.
>
> Thanks,
>
>
>
> *From:* viphone@googlegroups.com [mailto:viphone@googlegroups.com] *On
> Behalf Of *Sieghard Weitzel
> *Sent:* Saturday, September 17, 2016 3:56 PM
> *To:* viphone@googlegroups.com
> *Subject:* An update on Outlook for iOS
>
>
>
> Hi,
>
>
>
> OK, I finally got a useful answer from a higher level of support. I
> reported a few times that I couldn't set up my personal Outlook.com email
> account in the Outlook mobile app for iOS because it kept telling me my
> email address or password were wrong. I have 2-step verification turned on
> for this account and was under the impression I had to use a so-called app
> specific password which you get by logging onto to your Microsoft account
> and you generate these app specific passwords in the security settings
> area. I should add that with the native iOS Mail app you do have to use one
> of these. Anyhow, this second level support person told me that Outlook
> fully supports 2-step authentication and all I had to do is use my email
> address, the normal password for my account and at that point the app asked
> me for the 6-digit security code generated by my authenticator app. I use
> the app Authy for this so I left the Outlook account setup screen, opened
> up Authy, checked which passcode it gave me (they always are valid for a
> period of 30 seconds before they expire and a new code is given) and I then
> went back to Outlook and typed it in. After that all was well, my
> Outlook.com email now works as does my business email which is an exchange
> account via Office 365 for business.
>
>
>
> There is definitely also no longer any problem with typing text into the
> message body of an email and being able to review it. I would say at this
> point Outlook seems fully accessible.
>
>
>
> Threads are handled differently in Outlook, it's a bit hard to explain and
> I don't have the time right now to do so, but it's all accessible.
>
>
>
> One nice feature is that if you tap on the files tab you get a list of all
> available email attachments and of course you have access to your OneDrive
> folder and, if you set it up, you can also connect your Dropbox, Google
> Drive and other storage accounts.
>
>
>
> One thing I have not figured out yet, if it is in fact possible is whether
> you can add/edit contacts. There is the "People" tab which shows me all the
> contacts from my business and personal email accounts, but I can't seem to
> find any place where I can edit them or add or delete contacts.
>
>
>
> All  in all Outlook is a good app and very accessible, it has more
> functionality in some ways but I find it also requires a few more steps and
> taps to accomplish certain things. One thing I really like with the native
> mail app is how I can customize which mailboxes I see right away, in
> Outlook you can get to your Inbox easily, there is an All Mail option you
> can turn on which then shows you all your mail from any accounts you set up
> in a unified Inbox, but as far as I can tell you don't have the option for
> an Unread mailbox or to stick a particular folder right on your list of
> mailboxes. I am, for example, subscribed to the Woodworking for the Blind
> mailing list and I set up a filter so all messages that come from that list
> go into a mailbox I set up for this. In the native Mail app I can put this
> mailbox right underneath my Inbox even though it's hidden 3 levels down in
> my mail folders.
>
>
>
> I am currently using the native Mail app for my personal Outlook.com email
> address and I have both my business email and personal email set up in
> Outlook, so basically I am duplicating the personal email address. I'll use
> it for a while side by side, but as much as I like Outlook for certain
> features, I still like the iOS Mail app for it's simplicity and as far as I
> am concerned I actually like this new thread/conversation feature where you
> use the Messages rotor option to flick through a conversation.
>
>
>
> Anybody who thinks they would like to try Outlook should do so, the nice
> thing is that you can set it up and still continue the native mail app and
> you can then compare and decide for yourself if it's for you or not. But as
> I said, it's definitely fully accessible and a valid alternative at this
> point. One other thing I must say for this particular support team is that
> the response time if you send a support request via the Help and Feedback
> option in Settings is nothing less than astonishing. I usually have
> received replies within hours and sometimes minutes after sending in a
> question or replied to an existing support issue. It's like a chat thing
> where you see your initial request and all their responses and your
> responses, very nice.
>
>
>
>
>
> Best regards,
>
> Sieghard
>
>
>
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