A brand new replace has simply been launched for the Microsoft Outlook app which permits Apple Watch customers to answer to e-mails immediately on the wearable itself. Model 4.2119.0 of the iOS Outlook app has added this new performance, which lets folks shortly reply to an Outlook e-mail on their Apple Watch with recommended replies, dictation or scribble. Advised replies will seemingly come in useful in case you’re out and about and simply shortly want to fireplace off a really temporary e-mail on Outlook that wants a easy response.
Dictation, nevertheless, will in all probability be probably the most most well-liked approach of replying to an Outlook e-mail on Apple Watch – as it is going to let customers merely dictate the reply they need with the wearable changing what was stated into textual content.
For longer e-mails this could possibly be a particularly useful, time-saving function.
The opposite option to reply to Outlook e-mails on an Apple Watch, scribble, will allow you to write out what you need to say on the gadget’s display with this mechanically transformed into textual content.
The iOS model of the Outlook app is not the one one which has acquired an replace, with the Android construct getting a brand new patch too.
As reportedly by OnMSFT, Microsoft has additionally rolled out model 4.2116.3 of the Android Outlook app which brings with it further safety in opposition to e-mail spam threats.
The brand new Outlook Android app will make it simpler for customers to determine e-mails despatched from exterior of their organisation, which ought to assist defend agains spam and phishing threats.
Outlining the function within the replace notes Microsoft added: “If admin configured, there will likely be a brand new exterior label on emails and the sender’s e-mail deal with might be seen by tapping the exterior label on the prime of the e-mail.”
The newest Android and iOS updates for the Outlook apps come after the favored e-mail service was hit by an enormous glitch this week which meant customers had been left unable to create or view e-mails.
The glitch affected the desktop model of Microsoft Outlook, and impacted customers worldwide.
When customers tried to view an e-mail on Outlook for desktop as an alternative of seeing the message physique they had been greeted with both a single line of textual content or a small portion of the e-mail.
And when customers tried to create a brand new e-mail Outlook mechanically deleted textual content that was written each time the enter key was hit.
Microsoft stated the bug was attributable to “a latest change to methods that facilitate textual content show administration” that was rolled out with an Outlook replace.
Fortunately, the irritating challenge has now been fastened.