Before Gmail came along, Hotmail was pretty much the standard when it came to free email services. However, in 2013, Microsoft officially retired the service and migrated users over to Outlook.com, but at the same time allowed them to keep their Hotmail usernames and email addresses.
While having more operating systems to choose from is a good thing as it encourages competition and offers up a variety, it can also be difficult and tricky for developers as they will need to develop apps that are similar across different platforms. Microsoft is hoping to solve this, at least with Outlook, by developing a universal Outlook web app that will work across both Windows and Mac.
The advantages of saving to the cloud means that you never really have to worry about accessing your emails, because as long as it is in the cloud and you have an internet connection, you’ll be able to access them on any device, anywhere around the world. However, if you wanted to be able to save your emails to your own hard drives, here’s how you can go about it.
It goes without saying that Google is probably the most used search engine on the internet. It is, of course, not the only option out there even though the competition doesn’t quite command the same market share. However, it seems that it won’t stop companies like Microsoft from trying.
When sending emails to multiple users at once, it is more common than not that you’ll end up getting pinged by the same email the entire day as users hit “reply all”. This can be distracting and sometimes can derail your productivity, but the good news for iOS users is that you will now be able to ignore all that chatter.
So you just sent off an email and you haven’t heard back from the person for a few days. Are they busy? Are they ignoring you? If you’re curious as to whether or not an email has been read, here are some tips you can check out if you’d like to know if your email has been read.
A lot of people use Outlook only; it should be clear and accepted. It’s easy, and the application is a part of the MS Office package. Its interface is more or less routine, why reinvent the wheel and look for something new?
No, we are not going to teach you how to quit your job; it is easy, put a resignation notice on the boss’s desk—that is all.
In this day and age, there is a good chance that many of us own multiple email accounts. There could be an email account for work, one for personal, one for business, and so on. It also means that we don’t necessarily use the same email providers for all our emails, where you might use Gmail for personal, and a custom email address for your work or business.
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Having a dark mode for your app is in vogue these days so it’s hardly surprising to hear that Microsoft is working on one for Outlook as well. Not only does a dark theme look really nice but it also helps reduce battery usage on devices with AMOLED displays. Microsoft previously said that it was working on a dark mode for OneNote and it’s now doing the same for Outlook.
Microsoft has revealed that hackers were able to access some Outlook.com accounts for a few months earlier this year. The company discovered that the credentials for an Outlook.com support agent had been compromised which provided unauthorized access to some accounts from January 1st through March 28th, 2019.
We’ve all accidentally sent out incomplete emails, emails addressed to the wrong person, or emails that we probably should have re-read and double checked. Thankfully the ability to recall or unsend emails is a feature that we’re starting to see integrated into more email platforms these days.
Last year Microsoft announced that they would be revamping the design of its Outlook app on iOS. The roll out of the updated designed was a bit slow at the start, but now it seems that the update is available to all. This is according to a tweet by Michael Palermiti, Microsoft’s product lead for Outlook on iOS.
Microsoft today announced that it’s rolling out a new Outlook for iOS today which brings a redesign and a dark mode. This major app update doesn’t bring much in the way of new features as it’s almost entirely focused on the design. Outlook mobile is one of the first Office apps to adopt the new Office 365 icon and design thinking that Microsoft revealed last week.
Earlier this month, the folks at Microsoft teased that a dark mode would be arriving onto Outlook.com. The good news is that if this is a feature that you’ve been anticipating, it looks like the feature is now available, according to a post on Microsoft’s website where they have announced that the feature is live for users.
Microsoft’s Outlook is probably most commonly associated with being an email service. However as we have seen with Google’s Gmail, an email service can be more than just a place to store emails, such as sending/receiving money. The good news for Outlook users is that it looks like some conveniences will be headed your way soon.
Microsoft has made no secret of the fact that it wants to integrate its digital assistant Cortana with as many of its products and services as it possibly can. Perhaps that’s why it’s not surprising to hear that the company has been testing Cortana integration within the Outlook app for iOS and Android. If Microsoft is satisfied with the results that it gets from this test then it may not […]
Given how many social media platforms there are today, it also means that one would have to create a bunch of different profiles, whether it be for Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn, Google+, and more, which can be rather overwhelming and also tiresome. However the good news for Outlook.com users is that they can sort of save themselves a bit of effort.
Earlier this year you might recall that Microsoft launched a new Outlook.com Premium subscription which costs customers $19.95 a year. The premium subscription essentially removed ads from the email service as well as offer up various new features and security tools for those who might need it.