Microsoft Announces Bunch Of Services That Integrate With Using IMAP/OAuth

Outlook OATH IMAP API Apps

Along with the announcement that is adding support for IMAP, Microsoft also announced bunch of services that integrate with using IMAP and OAuth. IMAP along with OAuth allows developers to build third-party clients and services that offer value-added scenarios on top of your email.

New and unique scenarios that build on your inbox:

TripIt, Sift, Slice, motley*bunch,, OtherInbox, and Context.IO have taken advantage of’s new IMAP capability and are rolling out updates today that allow their apps and services to integrate with your email. We’ll have many more to share in the near future. If you’re building an app that wants to integrate with, we’ve provided more details at the end of this post on how to get started.

Read about each of the services from the link below.

Source: Outlook Blog

  • A7mc

    IMAP!!! FINAAAAAALLLLLLYYYYYYYYY!!! Now I can use a regular email client on my Mac.

  • Yuan Taizong

    Finally, this will be a great step for future Microsoft dominance in the e-mailing sector.

  • DigTheNoise