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Microsoft is currently running a Beta for providing access to new and upcoming features for Beta testers. The Outlook Beta is available for all and you can enable it by locating the “try the beta” button on the top right of the Outlook website and flip it to enable it.

Once Enabled you would be able to try new features released to the beta testers before the features go live for the public. The company just recently updated which brings new features along with fixes and improvements.

With the latest update Microsoft has made improvements to the search and photos, emoji and Gif suggestions. A new tab function has also been added in the latest update which allow users to open a new tabbed window.

You would need to double click on any message and the new tabs open at the bottom of the screen. Another feature added is the Suggesting Content option which provides suggestions based on the  keywords being typed.

You also have the option to insert emoji and GIF when composing messages and add them to the message by clicking the new “insert emoji and GIF” button. If you don’t like the keywords suggestions then you can disable the feature by going to the preferences icon, select view full settings>Open Mail> Compose> disable “offer suggestions based on keywords”.

Some other features that are being tested is the new Photo-hub which offers better photo management options by letting you list all photos, or filter them  by contacts. The company has made improvements to the search feature by refining searches with keywords and letting you find specific contacts.

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Akshay Waghray

Akshay Waghray, who holds a degree in Computer Science, was a former technology news reporter for Windows Latest and his area of expertise include Windows. Articles contributed by Akshay have been referred by big publications such as TechRadar, XDA Developers, Future Inc, Purge, and others over the years. At Windows Latest, Akshay has written and edited thousands of articles using his decades long experience with Windows Server and Windows Update for Business.