About Microsoft Outlook

Microsoft Outlook is a free email and calendar solution designed for both personal, educational and business use. The software allows users to send, receive, and manage emails, plus book and track events and appointments in the calendar. Outlook has a web interface as well as native apps for Windows, Mac OS, iOS, Android, and Windows Phone. Microsoft Outlook allows users to manage all of their contacts, emails, calendar, and tasks in one place. Integration with other Microsoft 365 apps enables access to contacts and the sharing of files directly from OneDrive as email attachments. The calendar functionality can be used to share availability with coworkers, book meeting or conference rooms, track RSVPs, and find the best time to schedule meetings with the Scheduling Assistant. Microsoft Outlook is free for personal use, and subscriptions for business or education use are offered through various monthly and annual Microsoft 356 packages. Support is provided via a knowledge base, community forum, and online help desk.
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Microsoft Outlook pricing

Microsoft Outlook has a free version. Microsoft Outlook paid version starts at N/A.

Pricing Details:
Contact Microsoft Office for pricing information.
Free Version:
Yes
Free trial:
N/A

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Microsoft Outlook Reviews

Feature rating

Value for Money
4.4
Functionality
4.4
Ease of Use
4.4
Customer Support
4.1
5 reviews of 809 View all reviews
Nicole
  • Industry: Arts & Crafts
  • Company size: 2-10 Employees
  • Used Daily for 2+ years
  • Review Source
Value for Money
4
Features
5
Ease of Use
5
Customer Support
4

5
Reviewed on 11/06/2022

Outlook is the best email I've had for business.

If I had a large corporation I would probably use a paid version of Outlook for our company email.

Pros

the clean interface and since it was a paid version there were no ads either!

Cons

sometimes I don't like using things made by Microsoft...

Alternatives Considered

ProtonMail

Reasons for Switching to Microsoft Outlook

More mainstream and streamlined for business.
Lydia
  • Industry: Hospital & Health Care
  • Company size: 5,001-10,000 Employees
  • Used Daily for 6-12 months
  • Review Source
Value for Money
0
Features
5
Ease of Use
4
Customer Support
0

4
Reviewed on 7/07/2022

User-friendly email/calendar software

Pros

I find Outlook to be very user-friendly email/calendar software, coming from someone who has used Google email/calendar products in all of my previous roles. It was simple to learn how to use it and I like that I was able to download the Outlook desktop app on my Mac. This allowed me to integrate my other email accounts and calendars to have all of my email accounts in one place and also sync my calendars in one place. I'm all about efficiency! I also actually like having desktop notifications which you don't get when using the web version of Outlook, though that is an option.

Cons

One thing I do not like is how email threads appear in my inbox differently depending on whether I am using a Mac or PC. This is difficult because I work hybrid and when I am in the office, I use a PC, but I use a Mac when working from home. The Outlook app is a little different in general on a Mac vs PC, understandably so since it is a Microsoft software, but it would be helpful if the features and overall experience were more streamlined to be the same across different operating systems as this would make the experience more consistent.

Verified Reviewer
  • Industry: Automotive
  • Company size: 51-200 Employees
  • Used Daily for 1+ year
  • Review Source
Value for Money
0
Features
1
Ease of Use
1
Customer Support
1

1
Reviewed on 9/06/2022

Layout is not user friendly

Just not as user friendly as it should be. The updates are not good moves-you keep getting it wrong.

Pros

Not anything really. With multiple people working in the same email, it should sync better than it does.

Cons

Latest update put the icons for flagging, etc. way over to the right. These are functions we use every day as there are 7 of us using a group email. Flagging and checking off emails that have been taken care of is imperative. When the buttons were between the "from" and "subject" they were much easier to see quickly and we know if the email had been taken care of. With them all the way over to the right, they are not as easily noticed. Also, with all of us using it and an email comes in, it comes in at different speeds on the different computers. We all have the same computers.

Suraj
  • Industry: Retail
  • Company size: 5,001-10,000 Employees
  • Used Daily for 2+ years
  • Review Source
Value for Money
4
Features
5
Ease of Use
5
Customer Support
3

5
Reviewed on 5/05/2022

Connecting People Together Virtually

Microsoft is a lifesaver for every professional whether it comes to being an awesome email client or an instant meeting/calendar scheduler, In a world where we have moved away from physical paper and files, this is the one-stop solution for maintaining that communication chain.

it is not software but a revolution for connecting people together. It keeps the communication chain unbroken.

Pros

The Best Features

1. Light Weight Client application for both mobile and desktop helps seamless integration with any number of email accounts
2. Integration with Microsoft Teams best for scheduling online meetings and custom reminders are very helpful
3. Calendar is a great feature that helps us manage the time and schedule things without conflicting with others
4. Integration with third-party plugins
5. Automatic replies & mail recall is the hidden gem of this product
6. Offline availability

Cons

The UI keeps on changing and it becomes difficult to find the options that we use as their placements are frequently changed, Microsoft should avoid changing it too often or at least keep things /Proper Icons in place. Else we end up googling for existing features after every update

Manelisi
  • Industry: Security & Investigations
  • Company size: 51-200 Employees
  • Used Daily for 2+ years
  • Review Source
Value for Money
5
Features
5
Ease of Use
5
Customer Support
4

5
Reviewed on 8/07/2022

Microsoft Outlook is the best!

My overall experience has been really great. I really love that the Microsoft Outlook calendar assists me in remembering all important tasks. I can also easily integrate with other products, which makes it convenient.

Pros

I love that it keeps all my emails well organized. I also love that I do not have to worry about spams as it automatically filters them out. Microsoft Outlook offers a wide range of features compared to other products, which makes it more interesting and fun to use.

Cons

I do not have any cons as it is very simple and easy to use.

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