08-02-2012, 01:53 PM #5
- 379 Posts
Outlook will be WAY better. I use it @home and @work, and would like it better if integrated on my WP without a stupid hotmail as primary mailbox.
It's NOT the same thing at all. Not by a long shot !
- 08-02-2012, 01:57 PM #6
if you are using a hotmail account and...if you type in outlook.com on your browser then, your hotmail will automatically switched to a web-based outlook account. it looks pretty nice clean crisp look, easier and managable.... similar to new gmail type of layout.. I personally like it. try it...
- 08-02-2012, 03:38 PM #7
It doesn't make any difference to me. I don't use webmail anyway. Gmail is my primary email account, since it supports IMAP in mail clients such as Evolution, unlike hotmail or this new outlook.com, which only supports POP3.
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- 08-02-2012, 11:17 PM #8
08-03-2012, 06:23 PM #9
- 248 Posts
Same here. Used to have a gmail account but now avoid their products where I can (YouTube being the exception at the moment). Anyway, hotmail/outlook doesn't just support POP3, it also supports AES which is just as good if not better than IMAP.
As for on the phone, I prefer to use the outlook app instead of hotmail as it lets you flag messages.
- 08-04-2012, 01:33 AM #10
Therefore, I am sticking with Gmail, as it is the only free email account that supports IMAP.
08-07-2012, 04:26 PM #11
- 24 Posts
Well we are now waiting for WP to spport the new outlook. I hope the 7.8 upgrade will fix the problems with moving from live.com to outlook.com. Right now, I have alisas outlook.com and I can not view any mail on my Lumia 710.Lumia 710 user.
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