1. Bram Vanroy's Avatar
    Even though the recently posted changelog put me on high hopes for this option, you can still not select all emails in Update 1. Or at least not in the dev preview.

    The changelog states: Selection. With improved selection, you can now delete multiple calls, messages, or contacts.

    I had hoped you could also select all emails, but alas. I can't get my head around this, why is it so hard to implement? Why doesn't MS implement this? Looks like simple enough option. I'd just like to select all my emails and select them as read! (Working with a POP email, IMAP is not possible in this use case.)
    08-06-2014 07:07 AM
  2. theefman's Avatar
    Microsoft seems to have an aversion to updating the email functionality of WP, been basically the same since WP 7.5.
    08-06-2014 07:12 AM
  3. froi francisco's Avatar
    I hear you bro...been clamoring for this feature as well for a long time now.. If they are having a hard time implementing the attached file, so be it...but the absence of the feature to select all is unreasonable to my opinion..
    08-06-2014 07:15 AM
  4. byobg's Avatar
    Microsoft seems to have an aversion to updating the email functionality of WP, been basically the same since WP 7.5.

    Be grateful for that - I think they (mostly) got it right in 7.5 (though I'd like Select All/Mark All As Read too). But have you tried the "Metro" mail app on Windows 8.1 or RT? I hope no plans are in the works to "upgrade" the WP mail experience to that, so that there'll be "parity" among them all, because that app is awful.
    08-06-2014 08:46 AM
  5. theefman's Avatar
    Be grateful for that - I think they (mostly) got it right in 7.5 (though I'd like Select All/Mark All As Read too). But have you tried the "Metro" mail app on Windows 8.1 or RT? I hope no plans are in the works to "upgrade" the WP mail experience to that, so that there'll be "parity" among them all, because that app is awful.
    At least you can perform normal email tasks with the Windows email client, the one on WP is basically nothing more than a viewer.
    08-06-2014 11:49 AM
  6. KSilcox's Avatar
    I was pretty disappointed about this, as well. Seems so fundamental. How can they continue to miss this feature?
    'Mark All as Read' would be pretty danged handy, as well.
    08-06-2014 12:57 PM
  7. Y2HBK's Avatar
    I still dont understand how they havent given us the option to choose what happens when deleting an email. I can get 20 emails in an hour at my job. So when I check my device and delete an email I want it to automatically take me to the next email, not back to the email list. This is something I sorely miss from my Android.
    08-06-2014 01:08 PM
  8. fardream's Avatar
    The Windows phone team is simply a failure.... When they announced the restructure, I hoped they would fire Joe Belfiore....
    08-06-2014 10:37 PM
  9. Bram Vanroy's Avatar
    Does anyone know of a place where we can tell them about thiese shortcomings?
    08-07-2014 09:48 AM
  10. fardream's Avatar
    Does anyone know of a place where we can tell them about thiese shortcomings?
    Uservoice windows phone.... But most of these things are suggested years ago and MSFT simply ignored them
    08-07-2014 12:41 PM
  11. rockstarzzz's Avatar
    If you want to talk about DP, I recommend posting in DP sections. This is for "real" WP8.1. This ISN'T the forum for Update 1. Use the search button.
    08-07-2014 02:06 PM

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