What is Microsoft Outlook?
Microsoft Outlook is a personal information manager from Microsoft. It is available as a part of the Microsoft Office suite.
Although often used mainly as an email application, it also includes a calendar, task manager, contact manager, note taking, a journal, and web browsing.
Windows users refer to Microsoft Outlook in many ways:
- Outlook Hotmail
- Outlook email
- Microsoft email
- Outlook Express
- Outlook Online
- Microsoft Office email
- Outlook 365
Some of them are former or canceled versions but simply put, regardless of name, Microsoft Outlook is basically an application for managing emails and personal data.
What is good for?
Microsoft Outlook helps you integrate personal data, including an address book, calendar, task list, and virtual sticky notes. Also, you can sync your personal data with your other devices, such as tablets, phones or other PCs. You just need to log in with your Microsoft Account in these devices.
You can also send messages automatically, highlight emails and get email addresses from Exchange servers. This means that you can include more emails in Microsoft Outlook, for example, your work email and your personal email.
Where do I find it?
It is possible to already have a version of Outlook preinstalled on your Windows, so, you don’t need to purchase the product. Of course, there is the possibility to purchase the Microsoft Office suite that includes Outlook.
There are different ways to get Microsoft Office, so here’s a complete guide to install it.
Known issues and fixes with Microsoft Outlook
Outlook may have some issues, but no worries, we have extensive guides to fix them, as the list below shows.
- Outlook keeps asking for your password? Here’s the fix
- Outlook emails have disappeared: 9 solutions to get them back
- Outlook won’t open in Windows 10 but you can fix it
- FIX: Outlook emails are stuck in outbox
- Fix: Outlook autofill email address is not working
- How to fix the Outlook error 0x800ccc0f in Windows 10
- Outlook is running slow in Windows 10? Here are 14 fixes to use
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