Microsoft Outlook for iOS received the support of IMAP




With the release of the last update mobile Microsoft Outlook client for iOS got protocol support IMAP. The new version of the application is available for download in the App Store.


Why is important to support IMAP mail client Microsoft? Using IMAP allows you to access your mail, read, modify, and delete messages and any changes will be displayed on all platforms. Therefore, if you log into your account and read the message on a mobile Outlook, it will be marked “Read” on all devices, and vice versa.

New Outlook is designed based on technology startups Acompli, which engulfed Microsoft in December of the year. “We took their team, which has now become the core of our development team Outlook», – said general manager in Microsoft Office Julie White.


According to the former head of Javier Soltero Acompli, who now works for Microsoft, on average, users work with mail programs on mobile devices for 24 seconds at a time. Most of the time they process incoming messages, deciding what to do with each of them: delete, mark as important, or just mark as read. Design a mobile version of Outlook is designed so that the user spent those 24 seconds as efficiently as possible. This is achieved by the use of special gestures for quick messaging operation.


Outlook works on iPhone and iPad. While Microsoft has kept a number of other applications under the brand Outlook – for example, a program for Android Apps OWA, which are only valid for customers of paid subscriptions to Office 365. However, over time, Microsoft plans to fully migrate users to the new Outlook-application.

Download Outlook for iOS-devices, you can follow this link .

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