Microsoft announced rollout of Gmail Support on Tuesday for the Outlook for Windows preview. However, the new Outlook experience isn’t the only support for third-party accounts. In its latest blog post announcing the news, the Redmond company also enumerated all the additions to the new Outlook for Windows.

Specifically, the new features cover email writing and management, calendar and file organization. They are here:

Email Writing and Management

  • Rich editing, spelling and autocorrect suggestions powered by Microsoft Editor.
  • Ability to send email with polls to help with faster decision making. (Work and school accounts only)
  • Delay delivery of an email by up to 10 seconds so you have a chance to “undo” the send – always an excellent feature if you have a typo or accidentally forgot someone on an email – or just make some quick changes want to do
  • Ability to join Skype or Teams calls directly from the new Outlook for Windows.
  • The ability to pin important emails to the top of your inbox – helping to make sure you don’t forget to follow up on those most important messages.


  • Ability to add multiple shared calendars
  • supporting multiple time zones
  • Add daily weather to Calendar view

file organization

  • Ability to track packages and check in on flights directly from your inbox.
  • Reminders about important messages that still need a reply.
  • Find folders for quick and easy access to all your email.
  • Ability to customize your email density and views.

Apart from these new features, Microsoft shared details of other features that it will soon introduce in the new Outlook for Windows preview. Includes support for multiple third-party accounts at once Gmail,

  • Lots of visual updates and personalization options so you can create your favorite email experience.
  • We’re revamping our calendar surface with bold colors and improved readability. Whether you’re scanning your day or organizing your month, your calendar will look beautiful.
  • Support for Yahoo, iCloud and IMAP email accounts.
  • Offline support so you can get work done and access content even when you’re not connected to the Internet.
  • Native ICS file type support.

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