Review Category : Outlook

Last week Microsoft announced that over 25 million Hotmail users have upgraded to the new Outlook.com experience. Along with the announcement, they also announced few new features that will come to Outlook.com users soon. One such feature is the new Archive button that will allow you to archive emails. This is a new feature in Outlook.com rolling out now and is designed to make it super easy to archive email into whatever folder you want or have Outlook.com create an Archive folder for you. All you need to do is click on any message and then click the “Archive” button at the top (alternatively you can right-click on a message and choose “Archive” too). I like a clean inbox so whenever I receive an email I want to keep, I just archive it! Way better than having to manually drag-and-drop an email into a folder. Read more about the features ...

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  Today, Outlook.com team announced there are now over 25 million of you are active users using the new Outlook.com. In a study Microsoft conducted with Gmail users, 4 out of 5 of the Gmail users said they would switch to Outlook.com. Not resting on its laurels, Outlook.com team announced bunch of new features that will be coming over weeks. One-click Archive: from the inbox, select messages and click the Archive button to move the selected messages to the Archive folder (or any other folder of your choice). It’s a fast and simple way to move messages out of your inbox to find later. More and more keyboard shortcuts: Outlook.com has dozens of keyboard shortcuts and we’re adding even more. And better yet, we don’t need to list them all in this post because you can now find all available keyboard shortcuts by simply typing a question mark when you’re in your inbox. ...

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If you are using Outlook 2013, you might be aware of this already. From Outlook 2013, you don’t need any Outlook Connector Plugin to use Outlook.com/Hotmail.com email to use it on desktop. Outlook 2013 uses Exchange ActiveSync to connect to Outlook.com service. In just a few minutes you’ll have the full power of the Outlook app for your personal Oulook.com email. Go to File | Add Account. Enter your Outlook.com email (or other email that supports EAS) and Password. Click Next, wait for the connection to complete, and click Finish. Exchange ActiveSync will sync mail, calendar, contacts and tasks from your Outlook.com account. Yes, tasks is also now supported. Source: Outlook ...

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Microsoft Outlook team today announced the improvements in IMAP support that will be part of upcoming Outlook 2013. Here are the new list of IMAP features supported in Outlook. Syncing/sending messages is done in the background, so you no longer have to wait for sync to complete in order to use Outlook.General comments about Outlook’s performance when using IMAP was the top issue we heard from all of you, and we believe this change will improve the experience quite a bit. New mail notifications are now supported. This was the second most common request we heard. Outlook now recognizes special folders in your mailbox like Trash (in techspeak, the IMAP extension XLIST is now supported) You can choose how much mail to sync and keep locally by telling Outlook to only sync mail that is newer than a certain number of months, such as 3, 6, or 12 months. You can ...

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Until last week, the “Outlook” brand denoted the desktop e-mail/calendaring client from Microsoft. Outlook for desktop was available both for Windows and Mac. Outlook Web Access(OWA) is a web based client for Exchange server users who can access their mail boxes through browsers instead of desktop clients. Yesterday, Microsoft announced Outlook.com, a consumer focused  e-mail/calendaring service. Some of you may got confused on what Outlook is all about now? Here is the description from Microsoft, Outlook is a family of products and services from Microsoft that are designed to help you manage your communications and calendar; all from one place. We think of it as a communications hub that can bring many of your different information sources together in one place. Our set of Outlook branded experiences are designed to help you easily stay in touch with those people you most care about, collaborate with those you need to get ...

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Microsoft today detailed the next version of Outlook Web App (OWA) for its business customers. Outlook Web App allows Microsoft Exchange users to access their mailboxes anywhere from a browser without Outlook desktop client installed. You can try out Outlook Web App by signing up for the Office 365 Customer Preview Small Business Premium or Enterprise plans. The new OWA is as awesome as the Outlook.com which was announced few days back. But there are some powerful features that are exclusive to OWA users such as Offline access, Inline editing, Office Apps, Enhanced calendar capabilities and more. Read more about it here. ...

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Microsoft launched their new “Modern email for the next billion inboxes” called Outlook few hours before. The service is in preview mode and anyone can sign up for it. After about 6 hours of the announcement, Microsoft Outlook twitter account tweeted that over 1 million users have signed up for this new service. That’s a pretty great number and is expected to grow even faster as time passes. If you didn’t sign up for the service, go to Outlook.com and give it a try. Its awesome. ...

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