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Microsoft is making changes to Outlook.com messaging; this is your last chance to save your chat history

Microsoft is making changes to Outlook.com messaging; this is your last chance to save your chat history

Michael Archambault 72

As previously announced, Microsoft will be getting rid of the messaging folder on Outlook.com. As the company moves towards a more unified Skype messaging system, all old messaging history will be removed from your Outlook.com inbox. This change will only affect users who use the Outlook website to message, but if you do want to keep your old chat history, be sure to continue reading...

Outlook.com turns a year old - will give away prizes today to celebrate the occasion

Outlook.com turns a year old - will give away prizes today to celebrate the occasion

Michael Archambault 85

Microsoft purchased its first email service, Hotmail, almost seventeen years ago from founders Sabeer Bhatia and Jack Smith. After a $400 million, exchange and effort to move the service from a Linux based operating system to Windows 2000 – MSN Hotmail, as we knew it was born. Now in the year 2014, a year after Outlook.com took over the reins and stepped down from its “preview” state...

Microsoft’s Scroogled campaign is a hit – according to 3rd party research

Microsoft’s Scroogled campaign is a hit – according to 3rd party research

Michael Archambault 118

Have you not seen the thousands of people running for Bing and Outlook.com, screaming that they have to get away from the evil organization that is Google? No? Well, neither have I. According to research collected by two 3rd party firms, the Scroogled campaign has been more than a success, "For Microsoft it’s a win". Microsoft’s all negative and full attack advertisements have been a...

Microsoft giving early adopters of Outlook.com extra SkyDrive storage and Skype credit

Microsoft giving early adopters of Outlook.com extra SkyDrive storage and Skype credit

Sam Sabri 89

Outlook.com is currently celebrating its first year of life. Back on July 31st in 2012 it launched in preview form and quickly won over the hearts of many. So many that now it claims over 400 million users. If you were among the first to try out Outlook.com when it launched you should check your inbox for some gifts from Microsoft to show appreciation. Microsoft is giving out an extra...

Outlook.com to remove chat messaging history - backup your pastime conversations today

Outlook.com to remove chat messaging history - backup your pastime conversations today

Michael Archambault 88

Today Microsoft made an announcement for users who use the messaging feature on Outlook.com; if you currently use the Outlook web interface to chat with your friends on Facebook, Google Talk, or Messenger, the site keeps a copy of your chat history in a folder. Starting this fall, the Messaging history folder will be removed. If you are interested in backing up your chat conversations...

Outlook.com team unveils new email domains and ability to log in using account aliases

Outlook.com team unveils new email domains and ability to log in using account aliases

Rich Edmonds 42

As well as launching two-step authentication for Microsoft accounts, the company has also refreshed Outlook.com with some new features. First up is the ability to log in on Outlook using an email alias that's present on the account. Previously, the only option was the permanently rename the account, which caused many issues for Windows Phone owners, but this move will help allow...