Office 365 (Office Web App Light) - Client Capabilities

This document provides an overview of a range of functions and behavior when interacting with Office 365 using Office Web App Light. The functionality considered pertains to the Email, Calendaring and Contacts portions of the Office 365 suite.

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This client is able to perform these functions very well, with few or no issues.  This client is able to perform these functions very well, with few or no issues.
This client has some issues performing these functions.  Certain tasks may require a different client or additional steps.  This client has some issues performing these functions. Certain tasks may require a different client or additional steps.
This client is not able to perform these functions; a different client is needed to complete these functions.  This client is not able to perform these functions; a different client is needed to complete these functions.
These functions have not yet been tested using this client.  These functions have not yet been tested using this client.

Email Functions Yes/No Notes
 Client accessible per ADA guidelines  This client is able to perform these functions very well, with few or no issues.
 Configure for access  This client is capable of performing this action with no issues.
 Send and receive  This client is capable of performing this action with no issues.
 Move message to a folder  This client is capable of performing this action with no issues.
 Create, rename, and delete folders  This client is capable of performing this action with no issues.
 Set sharing permissions for entire mailbox  This client is not capable of performing this action.
 Set sharing permissions for folder(s)  This client is not capable of performing this action.
 Interact with a shared mailbox  This client is not capable of performing this action.
 Interact with a shared folder  This has not yet been tested.
 Authenticate and send as another user  This client is not capable of performing this action.
 Send on behalf of another user (change
 identities)
 This client is not capable of performing this action.
 Set and modify server-side filters  This client is capable of performing this action with no issues.
 Set and modify client-side filters  This client is not capable of performing this action.
 Expand recipients from server-side
 distribution list
 This client is not capable of performing this action.
 Forward email inline  This client is capable of performing this action with no issues.
 Forward email as attachment  This client is not capable of performing this action.
 View full headers of a message  This client is capable of performing this action with no issues.
 Export email (to import elsewhere)  This client is not capable of performing this action.
 Detach attachments from email messages  This client is not capable of performing this action.
 Set tags, flags, or categories on email  This client is capable of performing this action with no issues.
 Print a message  This client is capable of performing this action with no issues.
 Auto-complete email addresses from
 server Global  Address List 
 This client is capable of performing this action with no issues.
 Auto-complete email addresses from
 server Personal Address Book
 This client is capable of performing this action with no issues.
 Auto-complete email addresses from
 local Personal Address Book
 This client is capable of performing this action with no issues.
 Recover deleted emails from Deleted Items  This client is capable of performing this action with no issues.  Recover from deleted items by clicking on the 'Deleted Items' folder
 View emails in threaded or conversation view  This client is capable of performing this action with no issues.
 Set reminder on email messages  This client is not capable of performing this action.
 Create an event from an email message  This client is not capable of performing this action.
 Use a Digital ID to digitally sign an mail  This has not yet been tested.
 Set a priority on an email message  This client is capable of performing this action with no issues.
Send as alternate address                          This client is not capable of performing this action.

Calendar Functions Yes/No Notes
 Configure for access  This client is capable of performing this action with no issues.                                                                                                                                        
 Create a meeting/appointment/event  This client is capable of performing this action with no issues.
 Modify or delete an event that you created  This client is capable of performing this action with no issues.
 Modify or delete an event that another
 person created
 This client is not capable of performing this action.
 Modifications to event by organizer
 overwrite modifications by attendee(s)
 This client is not capable of performing this action.
 Delete a meeting/appointment/event  This client is capable of performing this action with no issues.
 Set recurrence on events  This client is capable of performing this action with no issues.
 Create a task  This client is capable of performing this action with no issues.
 Modify a task (update status,
 change details)
 This client is capable of performing this action with no issues.
 Delete a task   This client is capable of performing this action with no issues.
 Invite attendee(s) to events (within the
 system)
 This client is capable of performing this action with no issues.
 Invite external attendee(s) to events (other
 systems, e.g. Gmail)
 This client is capable of performing this action with no issues.
 Provide attendance response to non-
 recurring events
 This client is capable of performing this action with no issues.
 Provide attendance response to single
 instances of recurring events 
 This client is capable of performing this action with no issues.
 Provide attendance responses to all instances
 of recurring events
 This client is capable of performing this action with no issues.
 Check schedule availability of another user  This client is capable of performing this action with no issues.
 Create a new calendar  This client is capable of performing this action with no issues.
 Delete an existing calendar  This client is capable of performing this action with no issues.
 Display multiple calendars in one view  This client is not capable of performing this action.
 Change calendar views (e.g. daily,
 weekly)
 This client is capable of performing this action with no issues.
 Change calendar colors  This client is not capable of performing this action.
 Set default calendar view  This client is not capable of performing this action.
 Show or hide declined events  This client is not capable of performing this action.
 Set popup notifications for events  This client is capable of performing this action with no issues.
 Set email notifications for events   This client is not capable of performing this action.
 Set other calendar options or preferences  This client is capable of performing this action with no issues.
 Set sharing permissions for calendars  This client is not capable of performing this action.
 Set privacy settings for calendars  This client is capable of performing this action with no issues.
 Create events with limited visibility (e.g.
 show date and time only)
 This client is capable of performing this action with no issues.
 Subscribe to shared Office 365 calendars  This client is not capable of performing this action.
 Subscribe to external .ics calendars  This client is not capable of performing this action.
 Remove a subscribed calendar  This client is not capable of performing this action.
 Invite/schedule a resource (conference
 room, projector, equipment, etc)
 This has not yet been tested.
 Create an event on behalf of a resource  This has not yet been tested.
 Set sharing permissions for a resource  This has not yet been tested.
 Set privacy permissions for a resource  This has not yet been tested.
 Print calendars or events  This client is capable of performing this action with no issues.
 Manage attachments on events     This client is capable of performing this action with no issues.    
 Auto-complete email addresses from
 server Global Address List
 This client is capable of performing this action with no issues.
 Auto-complete email addresses from
 server Personal Address Book
 This client is capable of performing this action with no issues.
 Auto-complete email addresses from local
 Personal Address Book
 This client is capable of performing this action with no issues.

Contacts Functions Yes/No Notes
 Configure for access                                       This client is capable of performing this action with no issues.                                                                                                                                      
 View and use the Global Address List       
 (GAL)
 This client is capable of performing this action with no issues.
 Create a personal contact stored on the
 server
 This client is capable of performing this action with no issues.
 Modify a contact stored on the server  This client is capable of performing this action with no issues.
 Delete a contact stored on the server  This client is capable of performing this action with no issues.
 Create and modify local contacts  This client is capable of performing this action with no issues.
 Auto-complete addresses from contacts  This client is capable of performing this action with no issues.          
 Create server-side distribution list  This client is capable of performing this action with no issues.
 Modify server-side distribution list  This client is capable of performing this action with no issues.



Keywords:microsoft office o365 office365 o365 client features capabilities capability functionality grid technical breakdown web app owa web app   Doc ID:46040
Owner:Ara M.Group:Office 365
Created:2015-01-08 14:04 CDTUpdated:2015-11-17 13:33 CDT
Sites:DoIT Help Desk, DoIT Staff, DoIT Tech Store, Office 365
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