Contact Suggestions and Flight Details coming to and Outlook on the Web in 2016

Microsoft has been regularly updating its email service, Outlook on the web with address book improvements and flights events in calendar for their users. Recently Microsoft has announced two new features and Outlook on the Web starting in 2016. MS Outlook for Android, iOS, and Windows will get the address improvements in upcoming year.Smarter-address-book-and-flight-confirmations-coming-to-Outlook-on-the-web-1b-1024x545

Automatic flight confirmations will roll out in January 2016 to Office 365. As Events are stored in your calendar, they will automatically show up in your all Outlook versions that are connected to your Office 365 or Outlook .com mailbox. Just go through the details of the features which come with Outlook and in future.

Outlook will suggest you when users may mistype their email address or names as they click on ‘To’ or ‘Cc’. According to Microsoft, the system is able to suggest a similar sounding name out of your daily used contacts even if spelling of the contacts is completely different. Outlook has brought this new feature named as spell checker to help users with names.

Apart from the contact suggestions, Microsoft will also be introducing the “Events from email” feature, which will allow users to add their flight timings to the calendar. Outlook will add flight details as a calendar event automatically once the user receives a flight confirmation email. The feature will be enabled by default once it rolls out but users will be able to turn it off by disabling “Events from email” under Settings. The event is blocked off on your calendar, and you see the flight number, destination, airport, and original email along with an automatic reminder three hours before your flight. You can turn this on and off by clicking Settings (gear icon), Options, Calendar, and then “Events from email.”efe-calendar-2_story

The Smarter address will come in March 2016 while “Events from email” in January 2016. All existing Office 365 subscribers with Outlook on the Web along with users will be getting these features.

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