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Outlook.com gets two-step verification, sign-in by alias and new international domains

As announced earlier today, over the next few days we are releasing an update to Microsoft account. For people who use Outlook.com, this includes a number of new features such as two-step verification, the ability to sign in with an alias and new international domains for your email address. Read on to learn about this new feature and how to set it up.

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Take control of your schedule with a modern calendar experience for Outlook.com

Today, we’re releasing a new, modern calendar experience for Outlook.com. The Outlook.com calendar has been entirely redesigned with a modern, intuitive interface that puts you in control of your schedule. Our calendar service is faster than ever, helps you focus on the events and appointments and tasks you’ve added, and lets you take your calendar with you on any device. The new Outlook.com calendar is rolling out now and will…

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Details of the Hotmail / Outlook.com outage on March 12th

Outlook.com left preview a few weeks ago, and as part of that, we shared that we’d start to upgrade the hundreds of millions of people using Hotmail to the new, modern Outlook.com experience. We had done multiple pilots during the preview period and learned a ton. Overall, the upgrade has been going very well – people have upgraded much faster than we had expected. The vast majority of people using…

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Get virtually unlimited attachments and get up-to-date with Outlook.com

Outlook.com left preview just a few weeks ago as the world’s fastest growing email service. Millions of customers continue to join Outlook.com daily. We have been humbled by some fantastic reviews and today, we wanted to share more about two features that are customer favorites: the ability to share just about anything in a single message using SkyDrive and the ability to keep your address book automatically updated with info…

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Outlook.com leaves preview as the world’s fastest growing email service going from 0 to 60 million in just 6 months

Last summer, we released a preview of Outlook.com, a new modern email service from Microsoft. Since then, we’ve been humbled by the fast pace of adoption with over 60 million people already actively using Outlook.com. During the same period, we’ve received lots of feedback and made many improvements. Today, we’re excited to announce the next step in this journey: Outlook.com is coming out of preview and people everywhere can get…

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Really want to do some winter cleaning? Switch to Outlook.com for the best email experience across all your devices

With the launch of Outlook.com, we’re working to bring modern email to over a billion people.  As we do this, we wanted you to know that we strive to put people first and that means building a great mail experience for the devices you have chosen to use.  Learn how Outlook.com looks to be poised be the best email for mobile phones by supporting Exchange ActiveSync (EAS).

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Outlook.com increases security with support for DMARC and EV certificates

Over the past several weeks since we announced Outlook.com, we’ve continued to work to deliver you the highest levels of security and protection technologies. Today, we are excited to announce two important new security features that help fight common phishing attacks and provide you with even more protection. The first is complete support for DMARC, a standard that makes it harder for someone to deliver phishing mail to your inbox.…

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Over 25 million active Outlook.com users, and today we’re making it even easier for Gmail users to switch

Since the new Outlook.com launched in July, the positive feedback has been overwhelming. Outlook.com has received a number of other accolades around the world and there are already over 25 million active users. Learn why Gmail users are switching to Outlook.com and read about new features launching today for customizing your inbox, one-click archiving, keyboard shortcuts, and more.