Microsoft has quietly opened up Outlook.com Premium to the public. The service will cost $19.99 for the first year, and it's open to all US users with the new Outlook.com service.
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Microsoft today announced new features that will be coming to Outlook.com, as long as you're lucky enough to be on the new Outlook. You'll be able to send files from Google Drive and Facebook.
It's been over 15 months since Microsoft originally announced its plans to upgrade Outlook.com. This week, it said that almost 90% of active users have been upgraded - are you one of them?
Microsoft says an error message stating that Outlook.com upgrades would not be completed until the "first half of 2017" was itself an error, adding that 90% of active users have already been migrated.
Some users are reporting that they are seeing an error message when attempting to share their calendar which says that the upgrade to the new Outlook.com should be finished by early 2017.
Microsoft says that all Outlook.com users will be upgraded to its new service, built on Office 365, "by the end of summer at the latest" - nearly a year and a half after its original announcement.
Microsoft announced in February that it was starting to upgrade users to its new Outlook.com experience, built on Office 365. So far, over 175 million have been upgraded - but there's some way to go.
After first announcing its major upgrade to Outlook.com last May, Microsoft has now brought the new version of its webmail service out of preview, and will roll it out worldwide in the coming weeks.
Microsoft is expanding its Office partnerships with cloud storage providers, including Dropbox and Box integration on Outlook.com, more integration in iOS, and real-time co-authoring in Office Online.
Microsoft has announced that it will begin rolling out a smarter address book and the ability to learn about events from emails in Outlook.com and Outlook on the Web in early 2016.
Neowin member Ian S. has posted a number of screenshots and detailed new features coming to 'Outlook on the web', the new name for the Outlook Web App and Outlook.com.
Microsoft has activated plug-in support in Outlook for Uber, PayPal, Evernote and more. Microsoft has also announced future partners : IFTTT, Yelp and Wunderlist.
Microsoft has recently rolled out an update to Skype's Outlook.com integration to allow you to mute notifications, but with one step forward comes another annoying step backward as well.
Microsoft is ending support for its Outlook.com Android app, in favor of the newer 'Outlook for Android' app that it launched in January - but the new app isn't supported on older versions of the OS.
Microsoft has rolled out an update for Outlook.com that integrates Skype into the platform, but the messaging service is missing the most basic features and it is ruining the company's email service.
Facebook integration - including contact/calendar sync, and the ability to share to the social network - is no longer supported within Windows and other Microsoft services, after recent API changes.
Microsoft is rolling out an updated Skype experience for all Outlook.com users "in the coming months," making it easier to chat with friends while using the email service.
Microsoft has announced today a major update to Outlook.com that will bring with it new features designed to improve productivity by delivering a refined inbox, improved collaboration and more.
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Microsoft has been testing more changes on Outlook.com, such as Outlook Mail branding - matching its new Windows 10 phone app - and revisions to the drop-down nav menu, including new icon designs.
Microsoft appears to be testing a new message layout for new emails and replies on its Outlook.com email service, and we have a picture posted after the jump.
If you've been having trouble connecting to your Outlook.com account today, it's not just you - Microsoft says some users may be unable to connect via Windows Phone 8.1, Windows 8, and more.
If you have an Outlook.com email address, Microsoft is rolling out a new feature that allows you to save attachments directly to OneDrive; not everyone has it yet but hopefully should soon.
Security firm "Inside Security" have found what they believer are a number of security issues within Microsoft's Outlook.com android application which could leave users data exposed and unencrypted.
New documents released by Glenn Greenwald, the journalist behind the NSA revelations, highlight just how close the relationship between the U.S government and Microsoft really is.
Microsoft's Outlook.com email service is getting a few new features that will make it easier to keep the spam away and to reply to messages with in-line replies; the features will roll out soon.
Microsoft has announced that it has now added a way to import email from IMAP providers such as Yahoo Mail into Outlook.com accounts via a simple user interface.
Microsoft has now stopped taking new registrations for its free Custom Domains service for Hotmail and Outlook.com users in favor of its similar paid services via Office 365.
The Advertising Standards Authority in the UK is allowing Microsoft to run a "Scroogled" radio ad that attacks Google's stance on privacy in Gmail, following two formal complaints.
The Electronic Frontier Foundation has come out against Microsoft's statements concerning the recent search through a person's Hotmail account, stating the company should have gotten a warrant first.
Microsoft now says it will have a separate legal team, outside of its investigative team, decide if a search through a customer's Hotmail or Outlook.com email is needed to protect company property.
Microsoft has announced that Outlook.com users around the world can now access Skype from within the email service, along with new features such as HD video calls.
Microsoft is celebrating the first official year of the Outlook.com email service with a new video along with a giveaway on Twitter using the hashtag #OutlookTurnsOne.
A new rumor claims that Microsoft could rename its free browser based Office Web Apps to Office Online in the near future, along with some new headers that might be added to Outlook.com.
Microsoft has announced it has added some improvements to the Sweep and Search features in Outlook.com, including reducing the amount of steps needed to delete mass emails.
Yahoo, keeping its promises, has announced this week that it is now finally encrypting all emails, joining Google's Gmail and Microsoft's Outlook.com which have provided such services for some time.
More details have been revealed on how Microsoft will improve the encryption of its online services like SkyDrive and Outlook.com so they cannot be read by the NSA and other groups.
Microsoft has announced it will roll out a new way for current users of Gmail to switch their account to Microsoft's Outlook.com that should by faster and easier than the old method.
Microsoft has confirmed reports it plans to upgrade the encryption for its online services to try to prevent its data from being used by government spy agencies like the NSA.
A report reveals some more changes that Microsoft has made to its internal team structure, which could result in the Windows 8 Mail and Calendar apps being replaced by the Outlook app at some point.
Microsoft has released a new update to its Outlook.com app for Android devices, adding in a number of new features, including the ability to download all emails from Outlook.com and more.
As well as the proper aliases that you can setup on Outlook.com for in/outbound email, Outlook.com also features + aliases that allow you to add anything after your primary email name for inbound mail
Microsoft representatives have stated they are currently working to address issues reported by Outlook.com users concerning the recent addition of IMAP support to the email service.
Microsoft has announced that has finally added support for the older IMAP protocol to its Outlook.com email service, which will allow third parties to make add-ons for the service.
Microsoft has announce that it has made a change to its Microsoft Account policies that will let any one of a person's aliases become their primary alias for that account.
Microsoft has announced today that the Skype integration, that was announced back in April, for US based accounts has been opened up and is in a preview state as the worldwide rollout, continues.
Microsoft has finally fixed the Outlook.com mobile syncing issues that affected some users of the service for over two days, and has issued an apology and an explanation on what happened.
Microsoft has released a new infographic that shows all of the in-house apps it has created for the upcoming launch of Windows 8.1, with a particular emphasis on adding Skype out of the box.
Microsoft's status page shows that the company is still dealing with an issue on its Outlook.com service that is keeping some users from syncing their emails with mobile devices.
Some users of Microsoft's Outlook.com, SkyDrive and People online services are currently experiencing some issues accessing features and content from those accounts.