You can customize the mobile app to stay connected the way you want. Click on the handy tips below to learn how to optimize Outlook for your mobile device.


Set swipe options
Customize swipe options to quickly take action on emails in your inbox.

  1. Tap Settings Swipe Options.
  2. Tap Swipe Right or Swipe Left and select an action.


Turn Focused Inbox Off/On
Focused Inbox separates your inbox into two tabs—Focused and Other. Your most important emails are on the Focused tab while the rest remain accessible on the Other tab. Focused Inbox is on by default.

  1. Tap Settings.
  2. Scroll down to Focused Inbox, then tap the button to toggle the setting.


Turn Organize by Thread Off/On
Organize mail by thread arranges messages as conversational threads based on the message Subject. Organize mail by thread is on by default.

  1. Tap Settings.
  2. Scroll down to Organize mail by thread, then tap the button to toggle the setting.


Change the Calendar view

  1. Switch to the Calendar view.
  2. Tap the View icon, then select AgendaDay, or 3-Day


Take actions on a message

  1.  Tap the message to open it.
  2. Tap the ellipses …, then tap an action.

    iOS action list


Update device notifications for the Outlook app

  1. On your device, go to SettingsNotifications.
  2. Scroll down your list of apps to Outlook.
  3. Update how you wish to receive notifications.