Microsoft is now rolling out another new update to the Outlook app on Mac OS. The new update to outlook on Mac OS comes in the insider program on Slow Ring.

We do not have any details about the updated version as the company has not shared in the blog post. Talking about the changes and features, the new update brings a redesigned Outlook for Mac OS.

The new design is expected to bring not only UI changes but also performance improvements.

How to get:

First of all you need to join the Insider program to get this. Join it here.

Here you need to click on ‘New Outlook’ toggle to navigate to the newer Outlook for Mac.

Detailed changelog is given below,


Get caught up with updates across Mail, Search, Calendar and People 

The new Outlook for Mac has numerous new features and enhanced capabilities to experience. Here are some highlights of what to expect when you try it out: 

  • Improved sync – Built on top of Microsoft sync technology, which also powers Outlook Mobile, the new Outlook for Mac syncs your messages with improved speed and reliability. 
  • Search enhancements – Search is now built using the same engine that powers other Office 365 experiences so you can quickly find exactly what you’re looking for. 
  • New mail and event compose experiences – Entirely new mail and event compose experiences that help improve your productivity with enhancements such as an easy to access formatting bar, suggested times, and locations. 
  • My Day  A new addition that brings you a view of your agenda or calendar events right from within your main mail canvas, and includes a 2-week calendar view to give you a quick glance at your upcoming events. 
  • Customizable toolbar – The new toolbar puts your most used commands front and center and is fully customizable. 
  • Mail Tips – Get more information about your mail, like a heads up if you’re messaging people with automatic replies turned on, sending an email to recipients outside your organization, or sending an email to a large audience.  
  • Snooze  – For those moments when you don’t have time to read or respond to an email, simply  “snooze”  it and select the time that works best for it to show up in your Inbox  again  as an unread email.

  • Unified inbox – Combine the multiple mailboxes you manage into one single inbox, making it easier for you to view everything that is important in one place.   
  • Sensitivity labels – Protect sensitive information across your organization. Classify messages based on their confidentiality and sensitivity to ensure those viewing your email understand how they should treat the information enclosed. 
  • Add-ins – Install and use your favorite add-ins and enhance your productivity within Outlook. Add-ins that work with Office JavaScript  API 1.6 and below are fully supported. We are currently working on support for API 1.7+.  
  • Actionable Messages – The new Outlook for Mac supports the familiar experience of Actionable Messages created with Adaptive Cards, enabling quick actions directly from your inbox, such as filling out a survey or approving an expense report. 
  • People view  – The new Outlook for Mac comes with a completely revamped People view. Explore contacts that are important to you, you collaborate with often, and even those you may want to follow up with – all from the same place. Easily create new contacts and make updates to existing entries directly from this new view.  

  • Teams meeting toggle  – This toggle will be available when you quickly create a new calendar event. By switching the toggle on you can more easily make any meeting a Teams meeting. 
  • Meeting Insights  –  Outlook helps you show up prepared to your meetings by suggesting emails and files that are relevant to the event or attendees.  

Explore the most recent feature releases 

Since the release of the new Outlook for Mac in Insider Fast last fall, we have been continuously updating the experience to bring you brand new capabilities and an updated look and feel. The past couple of months have been no different, with our most recent updates including: 

  • Rules – Easily manage your inbox by setting preferences to automatically flag, move, delete, or take other actions on specific email messages you receive. 
  • Access Tasks and Notes – Keep track of what’s important by flagging an item for follow-up, adding to your to-do list, or jotting something down on a sticky note. 
  • Send button updates  After testing and gathering user feedback, we have moved the send button to the top of the mail canvas for an improved experience when composing a message. 
  • Additions to People search – Quickly take action when searching for a contact by starting an email, chat, or call with someone directly from the search results. 
  • Group header view  Tailor your message list to fit your needs with the ability to show or hide group headers based on your preferences. 
  • Every meeting online – Set your Calendar preferences to ensure all your newly scheduled meetings are online via Teams or Skype.