Once added to Chrome, the extension, which works with Outlook as well as Hotmail accounts, allows users to access Microsoft's email service (opens in new tab) without having to switch tabs.
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If the extension looks familiar, this is because Microsoft released the exact same extension for Edge (opens in new tab) back in June.
Microsoft Outlook browser extension
Microsoft's new Outlook extension for Chrome (opens in new tab) not only makes it possible for users to quickly access their email but they can also access Outlook Calendar (opens in new tab) as well as their tasks and contacts right from the extensions menu at the top of Google's browser.
Whether you're working from home (opens in new tab) or have already returned to the office, this new extension can help boost your productivity as you'll be able to read, write and send emails without having to switch to another tab or app.
Microsoft's Outlook browser extension can even be used to look up, add and edit your Outlook contacts and to enter new Outlook tasks, edit them and mark them as complete.
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Via Windows Central (opens in new tab)