Search getting an update improving the experience and optimizing messages of conversations in Outlook for Android. This significant update brings search field front and center in the app with new and simplified navigation bar, shows more of message conversation, and provides clear separation between individual messages.
Search is now located at bottom of the app, and you can tap on it to get direct access to your top contacts, upcoming travel itineraries, package deliveries, and recent attachments. Search for emails, files, and contacts in any of your accounts from one unified search box or use new filters to narrow down your search. Additionally, your contacts and files are now integrated directly into the new search experience. You can access them by tapping on the headers of the different sections or find them through search. This update makes it easy to see more of your message conversations with clear separation of individual messages. Plus, messages will now open where you left off a conversation so it’s faster to pick it up again without scrolling.
Roll-out will be gradual to customers using Outlook for Android starting in early February to be completed by mid-April.