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Outlook.com for Android receives welcome update (pictures)

Previously, it was dark and depressing. But now, the Outlook.com app for Android shows off a brighter interface that is definitely worth a look.

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Brighter and better

Overall, the app has a brighter interface and better functionality. What more could you ask for?
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Minimal screens

The new Outlook app shows off a lot of white space.
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Sliding navigation panel

From the panel on the left, you can access your mail folders as well as other e-mail accounts you've connected to the app.
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Push notifications

Outlook's Push notifications setting works well. You can also set the app to sync as infrequently as every hour.
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Multiple accounts

The Outlook app lets you add multiple Microsoft accounts, be they Outlook.com, Hotmail, or otherwise.

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