On October 31st Microsoft Office announced that Mac users now have a new look to Office 365. According to Office Blogs the new Outlook offers a new “Better performance and reliability as a result of a new threading model and database improvements, a new modern user interface with improved scrolling and agility when switching between Ribbon tabs, Online archive support for searching Exchange (online or on-premises) archived mail, Master Category List support and enhancements delivering access to category lists (name and color) and sync between Mac, Windows and OWA clients, Office 365 push email support for real-time email delivery, and Faster first-run and email download experience with improved Exchange Web Services syncing.” If you are interested in obtaining the new Outlook for your Mac it is available for Office 365 commercial customers and Office 365 Home, Office 365 Personal and Office 365 University subscribers. Follow the below instructions to get Outlook depending on your subscription.
- Office 365 Commercial customers can get the new Outlook for Mac by accessing their Office 365 Portal, (Gear icon > Office 365 Settings > Software > Outlook for Mac icon) or visiting the Software page.
- Office 365 consumer subscribers can get the new Outlook for Mac by going to their My Account page.
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