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Outlook on Android Gets Microsoft Translator, Evernote, Other Add-ins

Following, earlier this years’ launch of add-ins for Outlook on iOS, Microsoft is bringing your favorite apps now in Outlook on Android as well as on Outlook.com and Office 365 commercial email accounts.

Additionally, add-ins to Gmail customers on iOS and Android, will be coming soon.

With todays’ launch, add-ins including Evernote, Microsoft Dynamics 365, Microsoft Translator, Nimble, OnePlaceMail, Outlook Customer Manager, Smartsheet and Trello are now available on Android.

Also, several new add-ins for Outlook, including Wrike, JIRA, MeisterTask, Gfycat and MojiLala will also be available to Outlook customers across the web, Windows, Mac, iOS and Android.

Add-ins help you accomplish tasks quickly, right from Outlook, there is no need to switch back and forth between apps or copy/paste email information. To start using add-ins for Outlook on iOS or Android, go to Settings -> Add-ins and then tap the + sign next to add-ins you want to enable.

  • Evernote helps saving emails from Outlook to a project notebook in Evernote.
  • Microsoft Dynamics 365 lets you quickly look up customer contacts, associate an email or appointment with an existing opportunity, or create new records with just a few taps.
  • Microsoft Translator with 60+ languages support help translate email on the fly.
  • Nimble brings insights on any contact in Outlook, including broad social profiles, shared relationships, mutual interests, industry and company profile, revenue, and more.
  • OnePlaceMail seamlessly save emails and attachments to SharePoint without leaving Outlook.
  • Smartsheet lets you manage work and collaborate with stakeholders in real-time by quickly creating, assigning, and updating tasks and capturing other project information right from your email.
  • Trello quickly associates any incoming email with an existing board, create cards, and edit descriptions. In addition, Trello add-in has now been updated to save email attachments to your Trello board.
  • Outlook Customer Manager (coming soon) help you track and grow customer relationships right from Outlook.

Here’s a closer look at the new add-ins:

  • Wrike—help stay on top of work projects by quickly associating any email with a Wrike project. Just tap Open Wrike add-in icon to create Wrike tasks from emails, view and edit tasks, and collaborate in real-time—without leaving Outlook.
  • JIRA by Yasoon helps you create and update issues using email content. Tap New issue or Add to issue icon to create a new issue or update an issue using content from email and attachments. Tap View issues for an overview of open issues and due dates for the current conversation or sender.
  • Two GIFs below showing Wrike and JIRA add-ins:

    JIRA Outlook addin for Android
    1. Wrike 2. JIRA
  • MeisterTask lets you quickly save emails as tasks in project board—without needing to copy/paste or re-enter content into another app. Tap Create Task icon to quickly create new tasks from incoming emails, assign them to your coworkers, and easily access task details.
  • Gfycat helps discover and share awesome GIFs, right from Outlook. Tap React with Gfycat to search for the GIF you are looking for, such as “Congratulations” or “Thank you.” The selected GIF will then be sent as your reply—adding a touch of your personality to the conversation.
  • MojiLaLa bring you best stickers to help share emotions and communicate. Tap Reply with MojiLaLa icon and then search for a sticker, such as “Great work” or “Happy Birthday.” The selected sticker will be sent as your reply.
  • The GIFs below shows MeisterTask, Gfycat, and MojiLaLa add-ins:

    MeisterTask Outlook add-in for Android Gfycat Outlook add-in for Android
    1. Meister 2. Gfycat
    MojiLaLa Outlook add-in for Android

Also, an update to OneNote app is released to Skip Ahead Insiders, who have choose to Windows 10 Redstone 4. Fast and Slow ring Insiders will get app previews after the Windows 10 Fall Creators update has been released in October.

This release version 17.8568.5751, adds plenty of new features as outlined below:

Convert quick handwriting to text to align with the rest of your content. Even size and color of ink, as well as highlights and effects are preserved! On the Draw tab, click Lasso Select button, drag a circle around the text you want to convert, then click Ink to Text.

The picture below shows written words, the Ink to Text button, and the converted text words:

Convert handwriting to text
Cobert handwriting to text

More dazzling ink effects—grab a pen on the Drawing tab and try out lava, ocean, bronze, and rose gold. Make your notes sparkle! This feature is only available if you have an Office 365 subscription.

More graph features — such as minima, maxima, or axes intercepts. This feature is only available if you have an Office 365 subscription.

Revisit recent pages using new Forward and Back arrows above the Home tab to navigate through the note pages you’ve already visited.

Create a link to a specific paragraph and jump to that content. It’s a great way to make a quick table of contents at the top of a long page of notes, or copy the link and paste it in an email to help others find the specific content you want them to see.

Link to specific paragraph
Link to specific paragraph
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