Home windows 11’s new Outlook app now helps Gmail, private accounts

Microsoft is busy growing ‘One Outlook’ or ‘Undertaking Monarch’ for Home windows 11 and Home windows 10. In contrast to the total desktop shopper, this new Outlook app is constructed on prime of Outlook.com and is a PWA (Progressive Net App). With a give attention to optimizing efficiency, that ought to end in a greater expertise for lower-end units.

A number of design modifications have additionally made their means into the brand new PWA model of the Mail app. On the prime of the consumer interface is a redesigned toolbar, which supplies extra management over the net browser.

Outlook One performs most of its features like the present Win32 desktop shopper, whereas additionally promising higher efficiency and restricted storage. Microsoft started rolling out the brand new Outlook app on Might 17, however availability is restricted to those that have Microsoft 365/Workplace 365 Enterprise and Training accounts.

Which means solely those that are paid prospects or have their industrial/academic mailboxes can check out the brand new Outlook expertise. To check out the newly refreshed e mail shopper, you may click on the “Attempt the brand new Outlook” toggle within the prime proper nook of the Win32 app.

Earlier at the moment, the corporate began rolling out assist for the brand new Outlook for private accounts, together with free customers. Private account assist has been obtainable for some customers for just a few weeks and is now changing into obtainable to extra testers.

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This implies now you can use your Gmail, Yahoo and different private accounts within the new Outlook app. A Microsoft supply stated a broader rollout will start in just a few weeks, with extra options coming later this yr.

As you may see within the above screenshot, Outlook’s new app appears and appears like the prevailing web site. It’s significantly better than the UWP app and comes with some new options, comparable to message reminders and a brand new view for the calendar or to-do web page.

Microsoft editor assist can also be included and customers can rapidly connect recordsdata or paperwork utilizing the point out characteristic (@yourfilename). It really works provided that the tagged file is in cloud storage i.e. OneDrive.

Whereas assist for Outlook.com, Gmail and different IMAP accounts is now obtainable, options comparable to multiple-account integration and offline assist are at present “in growth”. Different superior options comparable to reordering Outlook knowledge (.pst) recordsdata and folders are at present ‘deliberate’.

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