New features in Outlook on the Web [INFOGRAPHIC]

Posted on Wednesday, June 21, 2017

New features on Outlook on the web

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Have you tried Outlook on the web yet? The new Outlook on the web (, formerly OWA, offers a bunch of new features for your email, calendar and tasks on a simplified interface.

Outlook on the web offers:
  • More functionality on any device: Take Outlook anywhere. Whether through the Outlook app or your mobile web browser, the experience is optimized for your device (excluding Android devices) with simplified views and functionalities, and a faster connection.
  • Powerful search: Search your inbox or calendar faster.  Keyword and people suggestions are provided based on recent and frequent searches.
  • New features: Functionalities and improvements added regularly based on customer feedback and requests.
  • Improved performance and reliability: Not only have we upgraded our version of Exchange to 2016, new servers enhance performance, reliability and processing speeds.

EMAIL. Organize your inbox.

  • Sweep: Organize automatically. File or delete hundreds of emails from your inbox in seconds. Set rules to automatically organize email before it arrives.
  • Pin: Pin important mail. Keep your most important messages at the top of your inbox, where they’re always accessible when you need them.
  • Unsubscribe: Block unwanted mail. Stop getting unwanted newsletters, daily deals, or other recurring messages instantly with Unsubscribe.
  • Images and Emoji: A picture is worth a thousand words. Add pictures inline or emoji to your emails.

CALENDAR. Make scheduling simpler.

  • Email reminders: Schedule email reminders for your events to remind participants about tasks related to your event/meeting.
  • Multiple calendars: Create and manage multiple calendars.
  • Create new items in place: Right-click anywhere on calendar to create new meetings, appointments, events.
  • Events from email: See meeting suggestions found in your email. Automatically add to your calendar.
  • Charms: Use charms to add visual cues to your calendar.

OUTLOOK ON THE WEB. Get started.

Check Mail, Calendar, People and Tasks from any web browser wherever you are:



  1. . Outlook 2016. Microsoft. (June 2017)

  2. Welcome to (June 2017)

  3. Office 2016 Quick Start Guide. (December 3, 2015)

  4. Office Blogs. (June 2017)

  5. Improvements to OWA in Exchange 2016 (part 1 & 2). (December 3, 2015)

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