Earlier last month, Microsoft had announced a number of changes to the design of Outlook iOS app. These changes were available to beta testers, and now the company has started rolling out the same to all users.
The updates to Outlook for iOS are merely focused on design elements. For instance, there are slight changes to the overall look of the app that will modernize the experience for users. The calendar icon shows animated effects when users move forward and backward.
A notice-worthy change in the updated Outlook is the color of header that has been changed from white to blue. This blue header design is already a part of Outlook for Android. Microsoft looks to bring the Outlook family together with this similar design.
When users swipe for taking actions on emails, a feedback will appear to make users feel as if they are moving an email. The emails received in inbox will also show the avatar of sender along with name, so that it becomes even easier to recognize who has sent the mail.
The updates will also make things easier and faster for users. The users will be able to set up custom swipes for accessing the features. Further, there will be favorites folders to accelerate the email management. To make the search faster, the search box will now show recent people and queries.
Improvements have been made to the way people respond to calendar invites. The users can now add inline views of calendar while accepting or denying the invitation. Microsoft had also mentioned a dark mode for Outlook, but that hasn’t been rolled out yet. It might be available with the future update.
“As of today, the rollout of the new Outlook for iOS design is now available to all users! Thank you for all of the feedback, keep it coming!” tweeted Michael Palermiti, Head of Product, Outlook for iOS.
To get the new design changes, users will need to update the Outlook iOS app.