Microsoft has announced that it will be making some important changes to its email service, Outlook.com.
The first of the changes is a Smarter Address Book.
The Redmond company says that it is adding new people and calendar features, which will help people to avoid spelling errors when using Outlook on the web. The company says that users often mispell names, or omit someone from a group email and this is what the new feature will fix.
And as this obviously suggests, Outlook.com will be learning from your usage. When you are composing a new message, and place the mouse cursor type in the recipient options (To: or Cc:), the email service will display a [...]
Microsoft has been polishing its email service’s website, Outlook.com, with a lot of new features, and it has added another one which could prove to be very useful.
Outlook.com now allows you to save emails to the Redmond company’s note taking service, OneNote.
This feature is doubly useful in that it allows users to save a copy of the email to OneNote, and you can even read them in OneNote when you are offline. Additionally, you can also use this feature to keep your inbox de-cluttered and organized.
There are two ways to save an email to OneNote, the quickest way is the one below, courtesy Groovypost.
How to save an email in [...]
Microsoft is rolling out a plethora of new features for its email service, Outlook.com.
The 18 year old service, formerly called Hotmail, is receiving the changes on an opt-in basis.
Outlook.com gets support for Clutter:
The first change is the addition of Clutter. We reported about this feature, in the article about Office 2016 Preview. Clutter, as the name suggests deals with non-important emails. Outlook will learn your email patterns, and notify you only when an important mail arrives. The rest of the emails will be placed in a folder called Clutter.
Microsoft says Clutter will get better, the more you use Outlook.com, but you can also manually [...]
Microsoft is working towards rebranding its email service, Outlook.com.
A redesigned drop-down menu which is available to some users, shows that the service will be called Outlook Mail.
The above screenshot was sent to Neowin by some of its readers.
The email service was born as Hotmail, 18 years ago in 1996, and was founded by Sabeer Bhatia and Jack Smith. Microsoft acquired it a year later in 1997 and it flourished as one of the most used email services, until the emergence of Yahoo Mail, and eventually Google’s Gmail.
Microsoft launched Outlook.com in 2012, and allowed Hotmail users to login to the new service, with their existing email [...]