After promising faster performance, new ‘smart inbox’ features, and enhanced emoji and GIF support, Microsoft announced in a blog post that both Calendar and People will receive new beta experiences while the new Mail experience will start rolling out to all Outlook.com users in the coming weeks.
Microsoft also added an updated Skype integration, easier ways to personalize and access settings, and improved category organization.
Additionally, Microsoft has simplified the add-ins experience on the newso you can pin and access them right next to your mailbox. Once a message is open. more add-ins can be found from the drop-down menu in an email by selecting “Get Add-ins.”
Lastly, with the People beta, you’ll notice a refreshed profile card, enriched people and mail integration, and expanded contact information. Microsoft updated the look of profile cards to make it easier for you to mark contacts as favorites, and edit your contacts and contact lists.
You’ll also notice that you can now see recent conversations and attachments from a specific contact at a glance.