What you need to know
- Events are now searchable on the iOS version of Outlook.
- The same feature also rolled out to Outlook on Android earlier this month.
- Users previously had to scroll through their calendar to find events.
Events are now easier to find on Outlook for iOS. Users can now search the popular email and calendar app for their appointments (via OnMSFT).
Previously, if users searched for anything in Outlook, only email contents would show up. The ability to search for calendar events makes it significantly easier to find appointments.
The app listing (opens in new tab) for Outlook on iOS doesn't list any other changes for this update. The same feature is already available for Outlook on Android.
Outlook is a multiplatform email client and calendar app that allows you to send and receive emails through all of your accounts and stay up to date on your schedule.
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still no .ics files support, at least on android, strange for a professional mail/calendar app
I think it's because Outlook is an app for Mail, Contacts and Calendars. So Android may be confused with the "open with" window.
How far can one look back? In Windows this was limited to 6 months to 1 year for a while.
Great, lets hope it roll out together with the promised dark mode. Dark modes tend to be easier on the eyes, especially at night.
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