Outlook.com Finally Adds IMAP Support




Microsoft has added IMAP support to its revamped Outlook.com platform, allowing users to access email on a remote mail server and sync the look of their inboxes across multiple platforms.

The Outlook team announced the news while participating in a AMA (Ask Me Anything) Q&A session on the popular message board site Reddit.

“It wouldn’t be an AMA session without an IMAP question,” the Outlook.com team wrote. “I’m excited to announce that starting right now we DO support IMAP, and we wanted you folks to be the first to know.”

Now, users can access messages stored remotely and make changes to their inbox, so updates made on a mobile device will show up in real time on other email client software. Read more…

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