Good news for Android users!
Microsoft launches a pre-release of Outlook Web App for Android Operating System which will soon be available on Google Play. The app however will only work if your device have running Android 4.4 Kit Kat or higher, your mailbox is running on Office 365 for business, and your device size is “small” or “normal” by Android OS.
The app is launched as pre-release because Microsoft wants to get the feedback of the app to fix errors if there are any and to make sure that it is ready for prime time. Since only a few devices can use OWA now the company insists customers to vote to have their phones added on OWA for devices.
The company has installed all the promising features in OWA even in the pre-release app to let customers do everything before they actually start using it. The features are very similar to that of OWA for iPhone, however its contact syncing is different from that of other apps. Through OWA Android you can update contacts directly from the device’s address book while making changes to your Office 365 mailbox as well.
Microsoft on launching OWA for iOS in July 2013 said that its main aim is to help customers remain productive anytime of the day and to enjoy great e-mail experience on smartphones and tablets.
Nothing has been said in details about OWA Android, nevertheless Microsoft is keen to bring a native Outlook Web App experience to Android devices.