Outlook app for Android released

Android users who use Outlook or Hotmail as their main email service provider are going to love this piece of news! Microsoft has developed and released an Outlook.com email app for Android devices. Windows Phone and iPhone devices support Exchange ActiveSync and you therefore have built-in support for Outlook.com. On the other hand, Android devices aren’t consistent in their native support for Exchange ActiveSync.

Keeping this in mind, Microsoft set to develop and release an app which would make using Outlook.com on Android mobile phones much easier. The app, works on all Android 2.x devices and higher and lets you truncate messages to display headers only or the entire message up to 100K.

Key features include:

  • Get email messages right away with push notifications
  • Send, receive, and view photos and other attachments
  • Use with multiple Outlook.com accounts
  • Sync with your calendar and device contacts
  • View and sync standard and custom folders, including sub-folders

The app is free, and you can download it here. Supports Android versions 2.1 – 2.3.3 and 4.0 – 4.1.

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Susannah Lindsay quit her job a few years back to settle down in a life of domesticity. She has been living in Los Angeles for the last three years, and enjoys following new gadget releases and the latest happenings on the technological front.

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