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Give your inbox a personality with Advanced Rules in Outlook.com

Since we announced that Outlook.com had introduced the most sophisticated rules in webmail, we’ve heard a great response from a lot of our customers who are using the feature to manage their inbox. Today, we want to provide you with a few examples of Advanced Rules, so you can try them out yourself—if you haven’t already.


Creating aliases in Outlook.com

There are life moments that call for an email address update. Maybe you’re hunting for a new job, and need a more professional email address. Perhaps you’re getting married, and want your address to reflect your new name. Or you’re attending an industry event or signing up for a new email newsletter, and you don’t want to distribute your personal email address.

Advanced rules

Outlook.com introduces the most sophisticated rules in webmail

The average person has 184 emails in their inbox, and receives 28 emails each day*. This can be a lot to handle, so helping you get to the email you care about is one of our top priorities. Starting today, we are releasing Advanced Rules and three other features, all to help you keep your inbox in top shape and make it even easier to see the email that matters…

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Skype is now available in HD for every Outlook.com customer

Last year, we announced that Skype was available for Outlook.com customers in several countries around the globe, bringing two of the world’s largest communication services together. Today, we are excited to announce the worldwide availability of Skype for Outlook.com, making it even easier to stay connected to the people you care about most.

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Celebrating one year with our Outlook.com customers

One year ago today, Outlook.com came out of preview and rolled out to people worldwide. It’s been a great year. We’ve learned a lot, heard great feedback from customers and continue to work every day to deliver the most personal and productive email service. We believe more than ever that Outlook.com is the best email choice for people around the world.


Server-side search and more: Updates to Outlook.com Android app

I’m excited to share that we have made a significant update to the Android app for Outlook.com, which is available today. This update includes over 150 improvements, along with some new features. Outlook.com mobile usage has tripled from what it was a year ago, and we’re committed to delivering a great experience to our customers no matter where they check their email.


A better way to manage aliases and primary email address for your Microsoft account

One of our principles is that we should adapt to how you want to work, not vice versa. This is why we allow you to use any email address to sign in to your Microsoft account. We’ve also heard from you that over time things change with your account — you might get married, start a new job, move or any number of life events that make you want to…