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Microsoft’s One Outlook Comes Closer to Replacing Native Windows 11 Mail App

Microsoft is now offering a direct link to One Outlook on the Microsoft Store from the native Windows 11/10 Mail app.


's Project Monarch – also known as One Outlook – is a universal and new version of the company's Outlook email client. That new experience has been in preview since last year and is available on through the dedicated “Outlook for Windows” app from the Microsoft Store. However, Microsoft is now moving towards making One Outlook the stock email app on Windows 11 and .

The native UWP Mail app will eventually be fully replaced by the One Outlook service and Microsoft is now adding a “Try the preview” to the native Mail on Windows 11 and 10. When the user selects the option, they are sent to the download page for the Outlook app on Windows.

Outlook for Windows is essentially a progressive web app (PWA) and is not the One Outlook app. It's confusing but Microsoft is basically preparing for the full switch to One Outlook, which remains in preview. Microsoft says the features of One Outlook will come to the app in the near future.

New Outlook

One Outlook takes its inspiration from the Outlook web version, matching it closely in terms of design and functionality.

One Outlook is a unified email experience, it will gather the various versions of the services from across platforms into a single app. For example, it will replace the Win32 and UWP apps on Windows 10, Outlook Web Access, and the macOS version. It will also be hosted as Outlook for Web on browsers.

It seems that the new Outlook experience will become native on Windows 10 and Windows 11 soon.

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Luke Jones
Luke Jones
Luke has been writing about all things tech for more than five years. He is following Microsoft closely to bring you the latest news about Windows, Office, Azure, Skype, HoloLens and all the rest of their products.

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