Microsoft Outlook Lite is now available on Android

Millions of people around the world use Microsoft Outlook every day for their email and calendaring needs. In order to provide more people, organizations, higher education institutions and small businesses with service for their lightweight mobile devices, the company announced this week the launch of Outlook Lite in various regions.

Microsoft Outlook Lite offers all the key features of Microsoft Outlook in a more compact client that works quickly on mobile devices across all networks.

Microsoft Outlook Lite connects and protects you by combining your email, calendar and contacts in one application. The company said in a blog post that Outlook Lite’s smart email, spam protection, calendar organizer and contacts let you do more from a single mailbox. reception, in a lighter and faster way.

  • Outlook Lite offers the basic Outlook experience, including access to email, calendars, contacts and more
  • Outlook Lite has a download size of around 5MB and uses extremely little storage space on your smartphone
  • Optimized to run fast on all Android devices, including devices with 1GB RAM
  • Uses less smartphone resources, saving your battery
  • Works well on all networks including 2G and 3G networks worldwide
  • Support for Outlook.com, Hotmail, Live, MSN, Microsoft 365 and Microsoft Exchange Online accounts

Availablity

Microsoft Outlook Lite is available today in the following countries: Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, India, Mexico, Peru, Saudi Arabia, South Africa, Taiwan, Thailand, Turkey and Venezuela. It plans to add support for more countries in the future.

Introducing the feature, the community post writes that:

With Outlook Lite, our goal is to make Outlook more accessible to users who use lightweight mobile devices around the world, enabling them to accomplish more.

Meta was one of the first big tech companies to create a lite version of its original Facebook Android app. Facebook Lite first appeared in 2015 as a just 1MB app aimed directly at developing markets. Google followed with its “Go” line of lightweight Android apps, including Gmail Go in 2018.

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