One Outlook: Microsoft’s new e-mail service is rolling out

Rumors have been circulating for over a year that Microsoft is planning to unify all Outlook applications under the name “One Outlook”. Now it is rumored that the program will soon be launched.

As early as the beginning of 2021, there were indications that Microsoft was working on a unified version of Outlook. The new mail/calendar client, codenamed Project Monarch according to Windows Central, is part of Microsoft’s “One Outlook” vision, which aims to create a single Outlook client that runs on both the PC and the desktop also works on Mac and on the web. Microsoft currently offers various Outlook clients for the desktop, including Outlook Web, Outlook (Win32) for Windows, Outlook for Mac and Mail & Calendar on Windows 10. According to ZDNet, the new Outlook should have a similar design to the web version.

When can we expect the all-rounder?

According to the English-language website, Microsoft One has been testing Outlook internally with employees for several months. According to ZDNet sources, the company plans to make an official announcement of the service this spring. A test version of the new Outlook should already be available for Windows Insiders in the developer and beta channel at the end of March or beginning of April 2022. As soon as Microsoft delivers the next feature update for Windows 10 and 11 around October 2022, the new Outlook should be an option and be used alongside the existing mail and calendar app, according to ZDNet.

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