Microsoft shared its solution for implementing a dark mode in its Outlook app for iOS today. The solution is available on Github and makes it easy for developers to create dynamic colors and provide a dark mode within an app.
A new feature that allows pen users to write emails directly inside the Mail app on Windows 10 has started rolling out on PCs with pen support. If you're a pen user, you can enable the feature while composing an email, with options for either a writing canvas or drawing canvas.
Outlook joins the 100 million install club, joining several other Microsoft apps that have reached that milestone and beyond. Outlook continues to be part of Microsoft's mobile efforts and receives new features regularly.
Microsoft Outlook for iOS now supports Do Not Disturb. People can silence email notifications or schedule quiet hours to pick certain hours to not be disturbed. The feature works with Office 365 and Outlook.com accounts.
Cortana is expanding into new areas as Microsoft beings integrating the virtual assistant into Microsoft 365, starting with Outlook. Users inside Outlook will soon be able to take advantage of Cortana and allow it to work for you by organizing your calendar, emails, and more.
Microsoft's Outlook app is now available on the entire Galaxy Watch family of devices, enabling users to connect their personal and work email accounts to the smartwatch on their wrist. That means quicker ways of replying to work emails and less time spent on your phone.
Microsoft is ready to go dark with Office. The company revealed today that it's rolling out a new dark mode for Outlook on mobile. The rest of the Office mobile suite will pick up a dark mode soon as well, giving your eyes a much needed rest from the current bright color schemes.
Peter Skillman, the design director for Outlook, has left Microsoft. Skillman has been with Microsoft since 2015, and has served in a number of design roles at the company. Skillman teased that he has a new role lined up, but it's unclear where he's heading for now.