Outlook.com Android app gets major redesign with latest update

There's some good news coming out of Microsoft for folks that use Outlook.com but have an Android handset. The company has just released a major update to their Outlook.com app for Android devices and it brings some new features and a complete redesign.

Microsoft cites Exchange Active Sync support as indispensable in making the Outlook.com experience great and this, according to them, varies significantly on Android handsets. As such, the company  recommends using this app instead of the built-in mail apps, to ensure a good and consistent experience.

Microsoft has updated the look and feel of the Outlook app to bring it closer to Metro the Modern design language and make switching between the web version and the app version easier on the eyes. The new app, which can be found here, also brings some new features. Among these is the ability to filter unread or flagged e-mails, conversation threading and the ability to mark messages as Junk.

This latest update will help users on Android have a better experience and might even bring Microsoft a few new users.

Source: Outlook Blog

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