Today, we are excited to announce the availability of OWA for i Phone and OWA for i Pad, which provide even more value to organizations on any Office 365 subscription that includes Exchange Online.OWA for i Phone and OWA for i Pad are mobile apps that offer the same email, calendar and contact functionality you get in Outlook Web App on the browser, but with additional capabilities that are only possible through native integration of the app with mobile devices.Our goal is to help our customers remain productive anytime, anywhere.
Windows Phone 8 comes with a top-notch native email client in Outlook Mobile, and we offer Exchange Active Sync (EAS), which is the de-facto industry standard for accessing Exchange email on mobile devices.
In order to better support many of our customers who use their i Phones and i Pads for work, we are introducing OWA for i Phone and OWA for i Pad, which bring a native Outlook Web App experience to i OS devices!
OWA for i Phone and OWA for i Pad can be installed directly from the Apple App Store.
A subscription to Office 365 that includes the latest update of Exchange Online is required to use the app.
If you aren’t already an Office 365 subscriber, you can visit Office to learn more and sign up.
Now let’s take a closer look at how OWA for i Phone and OWA for i Pad works.
After installing OWA from the Apple App store, you will see the OWA icon appear on the home screen of your device.
When you tap the icon, a sign-in screen opens where you can use your Office 365 credentials to connect to OWA.
Once signed in, you can switch between Mail, Calendar, People and Options by tapping on the icon in the bottom left corner of the app.
This takes you to a navigation screen with tiles you can tap to reach the desired module.
Your upcoming meetings appear on the Calendar tile automatically!