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.

May 13, 2014 is adding new organizational features including Advanced Rules, and a few more features that help you keep your inbox in top shape and make it even easier to see the email that matters to you.

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.