Updating outlook 2016

Posted by / 07-Jul-2017 17:37

Upgrading to Outlook 2016 from Outlook 2013 is easy and you’d probably need very little time to adjust yourself to it.

In fact, if it wasn’t for the new default “colorful” theme, you’d hardly notice the upgrade to Outlook 2016 at first sight.

When you switch your tablet into portrait mode, Outlook will show the message at almost full width of your device to optimize the reading experience.

Below are a few examples of some of the major improvements that were later added to Outlook 2013 which previously would be seen as “Outlook 2016 development time”.

MAPI over HTTP is the Exchange connectivity protocol that got introduced in Exchange 2013 SP1 and Outlook 2013 SP1.

The new default theme of Office 2016 is called “Colorful” and the Ribbon and other accent colors for each Office application match their “icon color”.

The White theme is also still there and the Dark Gray theme has become a bit darker in some areas to more closely match the Dark/Black themes that are common with design software suites like Photoshop and Auto CAD.

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This wasn’t optimal for various screen sizes and tablets with small screens and a high DPI setting that were later introduced.

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