Office 365 (Windows Phone 8) - Save a draft message

This document will provide you step-by-step instructions on how to save a partially completed message as a draft to finish later.

Save a draft of a message that you want to finish later

If you switch apps while composing a message, that message will still be open in the background.  You can switch between open apps by touching and holding the back key for a couple seconds.

When you attempt to close a message - either by touching the back button, or by touching the close button close button, you will be prompted whether to save a draft or to delete the message.

Prompt to asking whether save a draft or delete the message

Return to your saved draft to continue composing the message

  1. Expand the app bar by touching More and then folders.


  2. Touch drafts to open the folder containing your draft messages.

    image showing viewable folders with drafts highlighted

  3. Touch the message you wish to continue composing to re-open it.

Tip: Once completed, use this same method to switch back to viewing your inbox or any other folders you might wish to access.

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Keywords:office 365 0365 Microsoft windows phone 8 mobile save message draft o365   Doc ID:39259
Owner:Ara M.Group:Office 365
Created:2014-04-17 17:51 CDTUpdated:2014-09-08 14:36 CDT
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