Tuesday 26 February 2013
Outlook offers "many ways" to customise and manage the mailbox, it has been claimed.
Writing for AP, Anick Jesdanun said users of Microsoft's revamped email service benefits from much greater versatility than in the past.
He said he was "pleased" to see the number of options available to users of the new Outlook.com service.
"For instance, I can have contents of emails automatically appear in a reading pane, rather than just as a list with subject lines," Mr Jesdanun stated.
"You'd need to turn this feature on, though. It's something you might not want if you check messages a lot from public places and don't want messages to automatically appear."
The writer explained that with Outlook, users can also create alternate email addresses without signing up for additional accounts.
They have the opportunity to register up to five per year, or up to 15 at any one time.
Mr Jesdanun also explained that Outlook has tools for keeping the mailbox clean - with users able to automatically move or delete messages older than a certain number of days.
"You can also choose to keep only the latest message from that sender," he added.
Posted by Alex Boardman