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


Outlook for Windows 11 update

Microsoft has been busy growing ‘One Outlook’ or ‘Undertaking Monarch’ for Home windows 11 and Home windows 10. Not like the full-fledged desktop shopper, this new Outlook app is constructed on high of Outlook.com and it’s a PWA (Progressive Net App) with a concentrate on optimizing efficiency, which ought to end in a greater expertise for the lower-end gadgets.

A number of design modifications have additionally made their manner over to the brand new PWA model of the mail app. There’s a redesigned toolbar on the high of the consumer interface, which presents extra controls over an online browser.

Outlook One appears to do most of its work like the present Win32 desktop shopper, whereas additionally promising higher efficiency and restricted storage. Microsoft began rolling out the brand new Outlook app on Could 17, however the availability has been restricted to these with Microsoft 365/Workplace 365 enterprise and schooling accounts.

This implies solely those that are paid prospects or have their industrial/instructional mailbox can attempt the brand new Outlook expertise. With the intention to attempt the newly refreshed e-mail shopper, you possibly can click on on the “Strive the brand new Outlook” toggle within the high proper nook of the Win32 app.

Earlier at the moment, the corporate began rolling out help for brand new Outlook for private accounts, together with free customers. Private account help has been out there to some customers for just a few weeks and it’s now rolling out to extra testers.

Outlook app

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

As you possibly can see within the above screenshot, Outlook’s new app appears to be like and feels loads like the present web site. It’s considerably higher than the UWP app and it even comes with a few new options, reminiscent of message reminders and a brand new view for calendar or to-do pages.

The Microsoft Editor help can also be included and customers can rapidly connect information or paperwork utilizing the mentions function (@yourfilename). This works solely when the tagged file is within the cloud storage i.e OneDrive.

Whereas help for Outlook.com, Gmail, and different IMAP accounts at the moment are out there, options like a number of accounts integration and offline help are at the moment “in growth.” Different superior options like Outlook information (.pst) information and Folder reordering are at the moment ‘deliberate’.


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