Updated 03:46 AM EST, Fri, Feb 26, 2021

Microsoft on iOS: New Outlook Update Improves Functions of Email App in Apple Watch

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Apple Watch users can now experience new functions for easier management on the wearable timepiece's email interface.

Forbes reported that emails can now be read without difficulty on the Apple Watch, while replying to messages can be done by tapping the notification icon. The icon opens a dedicated Outlook app for the wearable device and lets users to make use of a pre-formatted response or dictate a new message to provide a more personal touch

"The all-new Outlook for Apple Watch is an extension of the Outlook you know and love-helping you keep up to speed with your emails, your calendar and your life. You'll never miss what's important with Focused Inbox Watch notifications. And browse and read full emails right from your wrist-even take action immediately by archiving, deleting, flagging or scheduling them to appear later," Microsoft's Office Blog wrote.

The new Outlook for Apple Watch also has the Glance screen, which displays calendar appointments and unread emails, Microsoft's blog added. You can get Outlook for iOS devices here.

Wunderlist also has the new Quick App option. A voice command can be used in the app, which then creates the to-do item by itself and automatically adds a Due Date and Reminder. Apple redesigned Wunderlist's Glance screen too, and can now display four to-dos from your agenda list, Microsoft's Office Blog continued. Grab Wunderlist for iOS devices here.

Apple Watch comes in three styles: a variant with stainless steel or space black stainless steel cases, a Watch Sport model with anodized aluminum cases in silver or space gray, and a Watch Edition version with an 18-karat gold case that comes in yellow or rose, Apple wrote.

Apple Watch has waterproofing, Apple Pay support, Bluetooth 4.0, Force Touch sensor, digital crown control, wireless charging, and a microphone and speaker, GSM Arena listed.

Aside from Office, Apple Watch also supports PowerPoint, OneDrive, OneNote, Yammer, and Skype, Forbes listed. Android Wear users should not fret, though, given that Microsoft has been working on applications that are compatible with Google's wearable device. This includes OneDrive watch faces, note dictation through OneNote, and Microsoft Translator.

Microsoft has its own wearable gadget called Microsoft Band as well, the news outlet noted. The wearable, which is powered by Microsoft Health, lets users keep track of their heart rate, calorie burn, steps, and sleep quality, the tech giant wrote on their official site. Microsoft Band can also support incoming calls and texts, as well as social media updates and notifications, calendar alerts, and digital assistant Cortana.

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