You can now create Skype meetings right from Microsoft Outlook for iOS

Microsoft acquired just over a year ago based largely on Acompli that Microsoft Outlook is a personal email app which works with a variety of email services including Gmail, Yahoo mail and iCloud in addition to Microsoft’s Outlook, MSN, Office 365, Exchange, etc. Microsoft Outlook also provides a built-in calendar which lets you access the events next to your emails. With calendar aspect of Microsoft Outlook, the app’s latest update introduces with couple of new and significant features.

Skype Integration

The most remarkable features that just added to Outlook for iOS are Skype Integration in the application calendar.

When you build or edit a calendar event, a new switch labeled known as Skype Call which lets you can turn on to automatically creating a Skype call link for the event. And when the time of the Skype meeting has arrived, then just hit the Join button for Skype Call in the event’s details to make the call. The application will prompt you to install the Skype application for iOS if you do not have it so far on your device.

Microsoft Outlook Skype Call

The introduction of Skype Integration in Microsoft Outlook for iOS is done at the same time with Skype’s announcement which is put to roll out the hold for the free group video calling on iOS and other mobile platforms.

Three-day View

According to Microsoft, a new three-day view is added to Outlook for iOS users in the calendar to which make your schedule for the days further on clearer than ever. Just hit the view icon at the top right corner of the calendar and choose the new 3-day option instead of Agenda or day to see the calendar in the new view.

Microsoft Outlook 3-day View

Microsoft Outlook is available free on the App Store. It is attuned with iPhone, iPad, iPod touch running on iOS 8.0 or later versions, with hold up for Apple Watch for viewing and replying to emails directly from the wrist.

Outlook’s comes with various features like for 3D Touch and email printing.

Outlook is one of the most outstanding alternatives to Apple’s built-in Mail app on iOS. With Readdle’s Spark that has been updated with new features as it comes with highly recommended mainly for users who are on the watch out for a replacement to Dropbox’s forthcoming outdated Mailbox.