Microsoft has updated its Outlook app with some improvements on UI for Android and iOS. The improvements seems to be on making conversation and account switching. E-mail replies will now have a new inline reply interface that lets the users to tag their co-workers or friends. The users can tag their friends using @ symbol and the app shows up the whole conversation while making the reply. The Outlook app will also make a group conversation to the messages that are first unread. This helps the user to take up with messages when the email chain seems so long on count.
Microsoft also adds up with switching option in email accounts on the app. This seems to be another improvement alongside of reply option. The app supports mail, Outlook, and Office 365 accounts. By grouping these accounts switching makes easier to take up with. Microsoft has also added a new new account picker with an improved folder view. This makes the user to access the folders as drafts easily. The new change for Outlook on Android and iOS is not arriving today. But the company is making a new search interface on the app. The search bar will be available on the center of app UI and the simplified tab bar at the bottom. The app will also show up the frequent contact and files automatically.
The new search interface available on the app is powered by Microsoft’s Graph technology. This will eventually show up the flight information, package deliveries, and recent attachments. The new conversation and account switching feature is rolling out on Outlook app for iOS today. It comes up with the sync of Outlook.com Gmail accounts on Outlook, the support for Office 365 will be arriving soon. The new search feature will be hitting up soon on the app. As Microsoft says that ““working hard right now to bring all three of these new experiences to Outlook for Android over the next couple of months.”