At the beginning of July this year, microsoft announced the start of the implementation of a new application for mobile devices Android call outlook litea version suitable for “low-end devices and any network” through its Web page. Atime, is now available in several countries worldwide.
“The main benefits of Outlook are a smaller application size, with faster performance,” he said. microsoft. This application, which maintains the essential features of the standard version of the service, offers them in an optimized way to improve the user experience.
In the shop Play Store of Android devices already have the application, although at the moment only in selected countries, seven of them from Latin America such as Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Mexico, Peru, Venezuela.
The list is completed by countries from other continents such as India, Saudi Arabia, South Africa, Taiwan, Thailand and Turkey. Other important territories, such as Spain, will be added to the selection of countries with availability of outlook lite gradually.
Works with Microsoft Exchange, Microsoft 365, Outlook, Hotmail, Live and MSN. And unlike its standard version, Outlook Lite will only be able to add and use one account and the technical support for multiple email accounts in the future.
The app is about 5 MB in download size and uses little storage on the phone. It is optimized to run fast on all devices, including those with 1 GB of RAM.
To download this version, the first of the service, it is necessary to have the version installed on the smartphone. Android 5.1 or subsequent updates to the operating system.
Other features not included in this version of outlook lite are the dark mode and event notifications, which may be added in future updates of the application. However, in the case of contact synchronization, microsoft has not communicated the possibility of its inclusion in the future.
Differences with the regular version
Unlike its Lite version, Outlook It allows its users to view the mail and also the integrated calendar to keep track of the appointments and events that are scheduled. You can even use programs like Word, PowerPoint, and Excel, as well as Skypedirectly from the added account.
“We design Outlook to make it the most accessible inbox for all users, with intuitive navigation with voice control, support for multiple assistive devices, and much more,” Microsoft said.
Microsoft constantly shares tips to improve email productivity. Among those that stand out: press and hold on the change of accounts to expand mail folders, press and drag down or up on mails you want to delete, swipe left to archive emails or to the right to remove them.