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Outlook for Android updated with new access, security controls

Microsoft's very own Outlook team recently announced some changes to Outlook for Android. After Gmail getting improved security, here's Outlook receiving new access and security control. The app now takes advantage of Active Directory Authentication Library (ADAL)-based authentication. This is particularly for Exchange Online mailboxes found in Office 365.

Outlook for Android is not on Preview mode anymore

After a few months of being available on Android but still not being on full mode, the Outlook email app is now finally out of the "preview zone". Since its debut in January, they have updated it 17 times, which is a lot in a span of four months. Apparently now, Microsoft is confident enough to remove the preview label and go full blast with the Android version. The app has actually been receiving raves, and some believe it rivals or even surpasses the most popular email apps in the market like Inbox, Gmail, Mailbox, etc.

Outlook for Android update: improved contact, calendar, search

Just when you thought that the Outlook for Android email app was already great enough to replace your other email apps, they come up with even more feature and improvements to win you over. The latest update brings much welcome enhancements to the contacts and calendar section of the app as well as in the search functions for the email. Pretty soon, you might even find yourself totally dependent on this app for your communication and even for productivity purposes.

Microsoft Outlook update: better people and calendar features

The Microsoft Outlook Preview app for Android has surprised a lot of people by being actually pretty great and holding its own against well-established email apps like Gmail, Inbox, Mail, etc. A new update to the app brings even more improvements not just to the mail experience but even to the calendar and people (contacts) that are integrated with it.

Outlook update: better security, swipe gestures, IMAP support

When Microsoft released their Outlook mobile app on Android a few weeks ago, they promised to have updates every week, to make it worth your while even though they might be late into the game already. Well, they're delivering on their promise, as several new features are in their latest update, all with the goal of making life easier for its users and trying to convince always-mobile people to switch to their app.

Outlook enters preview stage for Android

Microsoft announced this week that the official preview for Outlook for Android is now available to download. The app is available for Android tablets and smartphones. Microsoft figures that the reason users will want to move from the native Android mail app they are using now is because Outlook for Android is more like working with email on a desktop than other apps out there.

Outlook Android app update: server search,offline access

While most Android users stick to using the Gmail app or even their smartphone’s native email app, that hasn’t stopped other apps from trying to corner a portion of the market by improving their services. Microsoft Outlook users of course have their own Android app, and the latest update just might please them, as it offers better search options and even offline access for downloaded emails.

Outlook Web App arrives on Android for business users

Continuing its surprising, but not unwelcome, expansion in to Android, Microsoft's Office team has announced the immediate availability of Outlook Web App for Android. But while this rather useful app will let you easily manage your work email and contacts, it has some rather steep requirements that will leave a lot of Android users out in the cold.

Outlook for Android update adds server-side search and more

An update for the Outlook.com app has recently landed in the Play Store. This update brings a selection of new features and functionality that touches on search, your email archive, vacation auto-responders and aliases. Not to mention, this update also brings a bit of color. While not full-on themes, once updated you will be able to choose from a variety of colors to personalize the look a bit.