SharePoint Mobile App for iOS

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  1. Allow access to files without opening OneDrive

    It is confusing for users to move in and out of SharePoint app and OneDrive. We want our users to have one single place to access all content - there is no need for OneDrive if user is just browsing content on an intranet.

    185 votes
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    • Onprem does not work

      I connected to our onpremise sharepoint via vpn. Basically nothing happens. None of the functions are working.

      115 votes
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        24 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

        Just a quick update that we are working on this. We are planning some quick releases to start addressing some of these issues.


        One possibility is that when you connect to SharePoint OnPrem via HTTPS while using a non publicly trusted SSL certificate. Could you confirm if that is the situation you have?

      • Open document links in SharePoint

        If a colleague sends you a SharePoint link in an email, it would be great if there is an option in Outlook which opens the link in the SharePoint App rather than the default web browser.

        105 votes
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          working on it  ·  13 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • Show pages as they are browser

          I expected to open the app and see my home page of SharePoint as if I were on any browser with enhanced navigation of the objects on the sites.

          85 votes
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            thinking about it  ·  4 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • Custom Lists

            Please make accessing and working with custom lists available! Or am I the only one getting an errormessage "something went wrong" each time I try?

            64 votes
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            • Upload To Document Library

              To be able to upload a document from onedrive, both personal and For Business, into a document library.

              60 votes
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              • 57 votes
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                • Workflow

                  Workflow is one of the most powerful feature of SharePoint.. It would be great to see the notifications, reviews, actions like approve-reject-sendback, etc. to be available in the exciting SP app.. Let me know if I can contribute having expertise to workflows! Overall a truly needed app..

                  52 votes
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                  • Yeap, same experince as web app, not a feeling of a mobile native app. I would expect Microsoft SharePoint mobile app to act like Harmon.ie

                    iOS users don't need another browser experience from a mobile app, I wanted to be able to have a somewhat experience like Harmon.ie where you choose list and libraries to update and documents to open, not just pinch and expand on full sites, I can do that with iPad and laptops

                    49 votes
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                    • Allow me to upload files to my document library from the app

                      I wanted to be able to upload a photo from my mobile device directly into the document library. I was instead forced to launch the one drive app that I didn't have.

                      40 votes
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                      • View all sites which user have permission to access

                        Now we have 'Recnet' and 'Following' on the Site tab.
                        Expect to add 'All' which display every sites which user have permission to access.

                        40 votes
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                        • News Notifications

                          Add notification number on app image when new news items are posted.

                          38 votes
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                          • Show followed site pages inside "Followed" section of Sharepoint App for iOS

                            Show followed site pages inside "Followed" section of Sharepoint App for iOS.
                            Also, landing page of site should be default sharepoint home page as we view in browser , rathar than going through intermediate page containing Recent activities, navigation ,etc.

                            35 votes
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                            • Open site on home

                              Open site on home page

                              34 votes
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                              • List View

                                The SharePoint apps is a powerful tools, it allow user to view their SharePoint sites, document library, list and so on, however I do found that is a problem if this part can be improve will be fantastic, I have a list I have hide some of the information from the list by modify the view, however when I open the list from the SharePoint apps, all the information are showing up from the apps, really hope the developer could improve in this part which is the list view will follow the view settings from SharePoint instead, for instance I…

                                33 votes
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                                • Please please please make it possibke to copy documentants from onedrive to sharepointsites and vice versa without a client

                                  Make the connection working to copy documentaires from onedrive to sharepoint without a client

                                  33 votes
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                                  • Tasks

                                    Task List on this app would be so successful where authorized people can creat and assign task to its team members

                                    32 votes
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                                    • allow the mobile sharepoint app to edit lookup columns. they are read only in the mobile app, which makes the app quite useless

                                      allow the mobile sharepoint app to edit lookup columns. they are read only in the mobile app, which makes the app quite useless

                                      31 votes
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                                      • 30 votes
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                                        • Managed App Configuration for MDM

                                          It is mentioned in the blogs that the SharePoint app supports managed app configuration for using with an MDM to pre-configure the app, before distributing to users.
                                          This sounds great - where can I read more on this? Is there a documentation for the configuration to set?

                                          25 votes
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