MS Outlook 2016 Features: A Complete Outlook 2016 Review

Mark Regan | May 2nd, 2016 | Technology Overview

Nowadays many organization requires by business best practice, regulatory compliance and industry standards to maintain email data for extensive periods of time. This presents the added challenge of chasing ever-growing email storage capacity and if running email on premises, incurring additional capital expenses to upgrade and maintain the storage infrastructure. So, many organizations are using their email client as MS Outlook.

MS Outlook is a flexible email client, with all features. It comes with MS Office package and easily accessible on all Windows based Operating systems. It is utilized as stand-alone application and easily workable with MS Exchange Server and MS SharePoint server for various users working in an organization for e.g. shared mailbox and calendars. It provides flexible option of search, and organizes various mail grouping. Outlook easily combines the email messages, scheduling, to-do list as well as social networking updates. It is easy to customize with variety of themes. Not only this Outlook offers various features such as:

  • Fast synchronization
  • Integrates easily with many other devices and applications
  • Manage multiple accounts easily
  • Gives an option to add screenshots in Outlook
  • Multi-step tasking with single click
  • Offers security
  • Easily manage large volume of emails

There are various versions of Outlook available in market such as Outlook 2013, 2010, 2007, 2003 all these versions have their own unique feature. Now the latest MS Outlook 2016 version is available in market. It has various features which make users to switch to Outlook 2016.

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Features of Outlook 2016

Outlook 2016 new features are available which makes the user interface and workflow simple for users on Outlook:

Push email support: As Push emails are not new, these have been implemented in Apple Mail, iOS Mail app, Android Mail app, Windows Mail and now this feature is also available with Office Suite. In it basically users can easily get new messages as soon as they come in and if user missed anything, user can get it by simply clicking on Get Mail button.

Quick Message Preview: It is the latest feature; in it user can easily see the first sentence of the message just below the heading which makes easy for user not to open it to be viewed.

Thread availability: Another add on feature in the list of MS Outlook 2016 features is that now there is an option to group your message in conversation.  It makes easy for users as users don’t have to sort through every time when the application is opened.

Enhanced Calendars: Now users can easily view multiple calendars at once, the ability to propose a new time invited to events and meetings and even to view weather forecast for important dates are available.

Search option: MS Outlook 2016 advance search option is available now, which makes easy to search the specific mail from the Outlook, it saves users time.

Outlook 2016 for Windows: MS Outlook 2016 is easily operable on all Windows operating and supports all versions of Windows i.e. Windows 10, Windows 8.1, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows XP etc.

Outlook 2016 journal: MS Outlook has a feature of tracking all the activities which the user has done the whole day. It was done automatically in previous editions but in Outlook 2016 journal is no longer supported. If user needs to select then, they have to select it manually:

  • Create a Journal entry
  • Drag an item to the Journal folder

Themes: Outlook 2016 Themes is available with various themes in it, users can easily change the look of Office Theme. In Outlook 2016 user can easily choose from colorful, black, dark grey and white theme.

Why users need to convert all their data to Outlook 2016?

As in day to day life Outlook is used almost in every field as an email client and the most important thing is it comes with Office package. And Outlook 2016 version is latest in market with many latest features according to user’s requirement. The most important thing is it is fully safe and secure to utilize. This is the main reason almost everyone need to switch their data to Outlook 2016.