Updated Mail, Calendar And People Apps For Windows 8 Now Available For Download

Windows 8 Mail App

Yesterday, Microsoft announced the updates for Mail, People and Calendar apps for Windows 8/RT devices. The new update is now available in Windows Store.

The new updates brings the following improvements,

Mail App:

Improvements has been made throughout the app. Right from performance to composing email messages. You can now add, edit, and delete hyperlinks and edit bulleted or numbered lists more easily in email messages. smart contact suggestions, support for flagging, search in server, etc,.

People App:

You can now navigate the People app more easily by swiping from the top (or right-clicking) to bring up the app commands. There is new navigation at the top that allows you to quickly move between your profile where you can post status updates and Tweets or see what your friends are posting on the “What’s new” feed. You can also now post to your friends’ Facebook wall.


The Calendar app got the most visual update with easier to read UI, scheduling assistant, support for forwarding invitations, etc,.

You can go to Windows Store on your device and update these apps.

Read more about the app here.

  • Chung-Ping Hung

    Is anyone else unable to share via email after updating Mail app? Mine is stuck in “Something went wrong and this app can’t share right now. Try again later.” now. It happens on both my Windows 8 PC and Surface RT.

  • kirlam

    I have exactly the same problem on both PC and Surface RT too. Its driving me crazy