Outlook is one of the most-used applications worldwide and now it can be used on your mobile devices as well.  Outlook for iOS and Android offers the perfect balance between service and features. If you wish to optimize Outlook mobile app, then read through the blog and do so. 

  • Organize Focused Inbox

It split the inbox into 2 tabs- Focused and Others. User’s important emails will be on the focused option, and the remaining will be on Another tab. Focused inbox will be on by default.

If you want to organize focused inbox, then abide by the given instructions:

  1. Click on Settings.
  2. Click on the tab to change the setting by scrolling down to the focused inbox.
  • Change Swipe Options

Setting up the swipe options will help in taking quick action on emails. In case you intend to change swipe options, then go through the below-mentioned steps:

  1. Click on Settings.
  2. Swipe the options.
  3. Click on Swipe left or right and choose an action.
  • Change Configure with Thread On/Off

Threading is the method in which the email service arranges the messages to group together the forwards or replies. In case you need to Change configure with thread on/off, then you need to follow the offered steps:

  1. Click on Settings.
  2. Go to Organize mail by a thread and select the option to change the settings.
  • Update Notifications in Outlook

Follow the provided steps to update notifications in Outlook:

  1. Open Settings.
  2. Click on Notifications.
  3. Select the Outlook option.
  4. Change the settings of notification the way you want to.
  • Set the Calendar View

In case you need to Set the Calendar View, then you need to follow the offered steps:

  1. Click on the Calendar option placed at the bottom right.
  2. Press the view option and choose
  3. Agenda
  4. Day
  5. 3 Day view
  6. Respond to the message in the inbox by performing an action.
  7. To take action:
  8. Click on a message to open.
  9. Press on ellipses displays as the three horizontal dots.
  10. Select action.
  • Add Outlook App on the Home Screen

If you want to add Outlook app on the home screen, then you can follow the provided steps:

  1. Hold the Outlook app option.
  2. Drag the app to the bottom of the screen.
  3. If the dock is already full of other apps, then you can make room. Hold the other app in the dock.
  4. Draw it to screen.
  • Archive Calendar or Built-In Email Apps

The users can have more email account but not use them at the same time. So it’s better to archive unused email or calendar apps, not in use.

Go through the offered instructions to archive calendar or built-in email apps:

  1. Hold on the email apps, including mail or calendar.
  2. Drag the one app on another to make the folder.
  • Add a widget in Outlook Calendar

In case you need to add a widget in Outlook calendar, then you need to follow the offered steps:

  1. Swipe down from the top of the screen to open the notification center.
  2. Scroll down to the bottom to view widgets.
  3. Click on Edit.
  4. Locate the Outlook app and then click + adjacent to add it as the widget.
  5. Select Done.
  6. Now, if the users want to access the widget, they can easily by swiping down or left the screen.
  • Check Notifications and Conversation of Favorite Contacts

Adding the contacts in the favorites will allow them to find it quickly and send them an email.

In case you intend to check notifications and conversation, go through the below-mentioned steps:

  1. Go to the contacts profile card.
  2. Click on star at the top right.
  3. Users can add the number of contacts in the favorite list. When done, you can check all the conversation of them visible above other messages.
  • Keep the App Updated

Users should always keep the app updated. They can update the apps from the app store. If they see the Open option instead of Update, then their app is already updated with the new version for iOS.

Howdy, I’m   JEANNE E. WINFIELD. I’m a software engineer living in Manhattan, New York. I am a fan of technology, photography, and design. I’m also interested in music and blogging. You can visit my website mcafee.com/activate.

Source : Outlook Mobile App