Microsoft has just announced that the new Outlook for Windows email app is now generally available for personal email accounts. The new versions of the app are available in public preview version since May 2022. You can now Download the app on the Microsoft Store.
in a blog post, Microsoft added that the new Outlook will be pre-installed on all new computers that also have Windows 11 version 23H2 installed, along with some PCs that will be upgraded to 23H2. Microsoft has already hinted that the new Outlook app might be installed with the Windows 11 23H2 update.
For people still using the Mail and Calendar apps for Windows 10, the switch to try the new Outlook is still available. The Mail and Calendar apps will eventually be completely replaced by the new Outlook Windows app.
The blog has some information about the new and improved features in the new Outlook Windows app:
- With My Day View, you can see your calendar events and upcoming tasks anywhere in Outlook. Package delivery and upcoming travel dates are also automatically added to your calendar from your email confirmations, and view the weather forecast in your calendar at any time.
- You can pin emails to the top of your inbox so they’re easy to find later, pause emails to hide them temporarily and then reappear when you’re ready to respond, and get reminders to follow up on important conversations.
- Schedule an email to be delivered at the best time for the recipient, or cancel an email sent within ten seconds.
- Use the scan function to quickly clean up your inbox by setting advanced mailbox rules for incoming mail.
For commercial users, the new Outlook for Windows app is still available in public preview and will become generally available sometime in the future.
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