Reminiscent of 2017’s Halloween theme for Outlook, fans of Microsoft’s Outlook.com web mail service are finally able to switch to a darkened user interface which adopts shades of gray to generate panel contrast.
You can now search for emails, files and contacts from one single box in Outlook’s iOS app, refine your queries using search filters, as well as access your recent contacts, upcoming travel itineraries and more with just one tap.
Two years ago, Microsoft launched Outlook for iPhone and iPad to critical acclaim. Celebrating the milestone, the Windows maker announced it’s bringing third-party integrations to your inbox with add-ins in Outlook for iOS.
Not unlike Airmail or Readdle’s Sparrow, Outlook brings some of your favorite apps straight to your inbox so you can turn any email into a Trello card, save conversations in Evernote, translate messages in seconds and more.
After adding 3D Touch support for quickly viewing your calendar or composing a new event or email directly from the Home screen, Microsoft’s mobile Outlook app for iPhone, iPod touch and iPad has gained the ability to protect your emails, contacts and calendars within the app with your fingerprint, using Touch ID on supported iPhones and iPads. In addition, the Outlook 2.2.2 update packs in a few other refinements and enhancements.
Microsoft Outlook is an excellent email client, not just for mobile devices but on desktop platforms, too. And now, it’s about to get a lot better. According to Microsoft, Outlook for Mac now now officially supports Full Screen view for OS X Yosemite and up and OS X’s native full-screen view.
On the mobile front, Outlook for iOS has received a nice little update which brings Skype integration for calendar events so users can now make any meeting a Skype call that can be launched from the calendar event in Outlook.
Last night, I decided that I would give the desktop version of Outlook a chance. Unfortunately, I ran into a problem when first launching the app. After doing a bit of troubleshooting, and lurking around the app’s bundle, I was finally able to fix the issue.
If you’ve ever ran into the “can’t upgrade your database error” when launching Outlook, then you may want to give this fix a try.