Microsoft rolled out Edge v92 with a couple of new features for the stable version users, which include Password Monitor, a new Outlook extension, etc. If you want to use the new Microsoft Outlook extension for the Edge browser to manage your emails, calendar, and tasks without opening the original Outlook website, you might have to update your browser to the latest version.
You can now compose and send an email directly from Microsoft Edge with the new Outlook extension! This extension provides a quick and easy way to send an email or check your daily planner without having to open Outlook.com and log in to your account.
Microsoft Outlook extension for Edge features
Microsoft This Microsoft Outlook browser extension has almost everything you might need to manage your daily emails, tasks, calendar events, contacts, etc. include From sending an email to checking what is new in your Inbox, you can do everything without leaving the current browser window. Talking about some of the most important options and features, here is a comprehensive list you may want to check out:
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- Check new emails, To-Do, People, and Calendar events.
- Compose or reply to emails, and create events, and tasks.
- Manage email attachments.
- Explore all email folders.
- Opt-in or out of Focused Inbox.
- Manage email settings.
- One-click switch to the Outlook web version.
How to use Microsoft Outlook extension for Edge
To use the Microsoft Outlook extension for Edge, follow these steps:
- Download the Microsoft Outlook extension for the Edge browser.
- Click on the extension icon and select the Sign in
- Enter your email ID and password to sign in to your account.
- Navigate to the Email, People, Calendar, and To-Do tabs to manage everything.
The Microsoft Outlook extension for Edge needs to be downloaded from the official repository before it can be used. Once installed, an icon for the extension can be found in the toolbar. Clicking on this icon opens a sign-in window.
Next, you’ll need to sign in to your account using your email ID and password. However, if you’re using a Microsoft account on your computer or have already signed in to your Microsoft account on your browser, you may not need to enter your password.
The login window will look like this: After you have successfully logged in, you will see a window that looks like this: Now you can check your email, create a new calendar event, find tasks, etc. To access the settings area or other folders, click on the hamburger menu on the top-left side and select the option you want.
The Settings page on Outlook for the web contains almost all of the options that are available on the web version of Outlook. To sign out of this browser extension, click on the menu that looks like three horizontal lines and then clicks on the Sign-out option.
How do I open Outlook in Edge?
There are various ways to open Outlook in the Edge browser on Windows 11 or 10. The most common method is to visit the official Outlook website; however, Microsoft has recently released a new Microsoft Outlook extension for the Edge browser. With this extension, you can access your email, tasks, calendar, etc., without leaving the browser window.
Can I download the Microsoft Outlook extension in Chrome or Firefox?
As of now, the only official Outlook extension is for Edge. If you want to access Outlook email, you have to visit the website. That’s all there is to it! If you’re a fan of Microsoft Outlook, you can download the Edge extension from microsoftedge.microsoft.com.
Hello, My name is Shari & I am a writer for the ‘Outlook AppIns’ blog. I’m a CSIT graduate & I’ve been working in the IT industry for 3 years.