Outlook's Android app receives update

Outlook's Android app receives update
Outlook for Android has received an update that adds support for Mentions. By adding the "@" sign to the body of an email, you can select people from your contacts list who will be added to the To: line and highlighted in the message using the color blue. In addition, the email will be tagged with the "@" sign in the recipient's inbox. And the Mentions support works the other way too. Setting up the feature as we described will allow you to flag incoming emails with your name mentioned in them.

With Microsoft's Outlook app, users can combine all of their email accounts into one location. Your most important messages are on top, and you are one tap away from accessing your calendar. The changelist for the update includes:

  • Tap the @ sign in an email to quickly mention people and call out their attention on the things they need to see, read or do. Emails you’re mentioned in will appear with an @ sign in your inbox.
  • Easily add people to the events you’re going to by forwarding them the invitation. (Office 365 users only)

If you already have Outlook on your Android device, you can grab the update by opening the Google Play Store and clicking on the hamburger menu in the upper left corner. Select My apps & games and scroll to Outlook. Tap on the "Update" link, and you're done. If you don't already have Outlook installed, click on the sourcelink.

source: OutlookforAndroid via MSPoweruser



1. Behyjoon

Posts: 39; Member since: Oct 19, 2016

who use Outlook's app?

2. Settings

Posts: 2943; Member since: Jul 02, 2014

Office people. No pun intended.

4. mrraider602

Posts: 36; Member since: Mar 27, 2013

Who still uses the "who uses the" ... f***** lame

11. Behyjoon

Posts: 39; Member since: Oct 19, 2016

Or looks like you're living under rock, f*****.

12. rohan-sharma50

Posts: 4; Member since: Nov 10, 2014

Don't know about android but in ios outlook app is one the best and most famous email client. It is quite useful as it has calendar and various cloud services all in one app. So you don;t have to use multiple apps and even sometimes it work better than Gmail app. Maybe their android version is not as good as ios version.

13. Soundjudgment

Posts: 370; Member since: Oct 10, 2016

Outlook for Android is just fine. Where it *FAILS* is that it still does not support @icloud.com email addresses along with all the other email domains such as: "works with Microsoft Exchange, Office 365, Outlook.com, Gmail and Yahoo Mail." KICKED TO THE CURB!

3. LittleGaGaKiller

Posts: 290; Member since: Jan 19, 2015

a really S**** app! there is a delay in the notifications. sometimes the email just show up after opening the app LOL.

5. vijay.alapati

Posts: 181; Member since: Jan 08, 2015

Might be because of doze on Android?

7. LittleGaGaKiller

Posts: 290; Member since: Jan 19, 2015

i have mi mix and still on Marshmallow. i think doze is only on nougat

8. cmdacos

Posts: 4194; Member since: Nov 01, 2016

Doze was on marshmallow too

10. NoToFanboys

Posts: 3231; Member since: Oct 03, 2015

Maybe because of MIUI's VERY aggressive memory management.

6. VZWuser76

Posts: 4974; Member since: Mar 04, 2010

Don't have any issues with notification delivery, they come in instantly. My problem with the app is the copy function isn't consistent. Sometimes I can copy text out of an email, sometimes I can't. It's an issue for me when dealing with tracking numbers which are usually too long to memorize. If they'd fix that I'd be a happy camper. I've tried contacting the devs (no response) and even posted the issue in my rating, but still no fix.

9. Arthurhkt

Posts: 723; Member since: Apr 19, 2012

Seriously tho, with all these Android apps, Microsoft may just forget about W10M and just build a Android which focus on Microsoft apps + Google services (Just like BlackBerry). It will gain even more customer than they had now.

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