Find the latest news and background information about, a modern, cloud-based email service from Microsoft. helps people manage their personal email, share documents seamlessly via SkyDrive, connect with Facebook and Twitter, and also prioritizes your privacy.

Dec. 11, 2013
Today, we are announcing a new service that makes it easier than ever to import your Gmail account to All you need to do is follow a few simple steps to connect your Gmail account to your account to import your emails and contacts.

Highlights updates Android app
Oct. 10
The Android app update includes a number of improvements, based on customers’ feedback. shines on tablets
Oct. 3
With the new Windows 8.1 Mail app, provides a great email experience on tablets for both personal and professional use. adds IMAP support
Sept. 12
Microsoft’s personal email now connects to more devices and apps than ever before.
Skype available for
Aug. 19
With Skype in, you can video chat with friends and family with a single click from your inbox.
One year since preview
July 31
Since launched as a preview last year, we’ve listened closely to customers’ feedback and made a significant number of updates as a result.
Chat with Google friends in
May 14
People using can now chat with Google friends from the inbox.