Microsoft just recently updated Outlook for iOS. Business users that have Exchange or Office 365 mail servers will see the new mobile Outlook as a solid addition for their iPhone and iPad. Outlook unifies
mail, calendaring and files into one app making it easier to keep your business tools aligned. If you area business user of Office 365 you really need to try this app out for mail on your iPhone.
“The best email app for the iPhone.” – The Verge
PC Outlook users will appreciate the unified suite of applications that Outlook for iOS brings into one mobile app. Access to your files in OneDrive, Dropbox, Box and Google Drive is an option too. No need to jump back and forth between Mail
and Calendar on your iOS devices. You can add other mail services like your Google and Yahoo accounts as well.
There are a solid base of features already built into the app and was very well thought out by the Microsoft development team. For example you can customize swipes from your preference settings to delete, archive, flag, move, or mark your mail.
Quick links to share files in mail from your cloud drives. The calendar view is easy to navigate and straightforward to edit. The app launches quickly and is very responsive.
Users will like how easy the app is to setup and will find the user interface very intuitive as they get started. Once I had it running on my iPad, I was anxious to install it on my iPhone.
In addition, ActiveSync can be used for remote wipes and uses a passcode to encrypt all the data stored on your device. There are a surprising number of features to make any current PC iOS user happy, but of course room for some improvements
with contacts in future releases.
In addition, if you are an Office 365 user be sure to check out Microsoft Word, Excel, Powerpoint and One Note for iOS. Microsoft is really serving up a strong suite of apps that work very well together and now with Outlook it really completes
the package. Better yet this is free to all Office 365 subscribers. You can download all of these apps in the iTunes store today.