Microsoft rolled out Edge v92 with a couple of new features for the stable version users, which includes Password Monitor, new Outlook extension, etc. Here is how you can use the new Microsoft Outlook extension for Edge browser to manage your emails, calendar, and tasks without opening the original Outlook website. For that, you might have to update your browser to the latest version.
At times, you might want to send an email to someone quickly, and there is almost no time to open Outlook.com, log in to the account, and compose a new email. All these things are clubbed into one Microsoft Outlook extension available for Microsoft Edge browser users. This extension frees you from going through all the hassles of sending an email or checking your daily planner or finding all the upcoming appointments.
Microsoft Outlook extension for Edge features
This Microsoft Outlook browser extension includes almost everything you might need to manage your daily emails, tasks, calendar events, contacts, etc. From sending an email to checking what is new in your Inbox, you can do everything without leaving the current browser window. Talking about some of the most important options and features, here is a comprehensive list you may want to check out:
- Check new email, To-Do, People, Calendar events.
- Compose or reply to emails, create events, tasks.
- Manage email attachments.
- Explore all email folders.
- Opt-in or out of Focused Inbox.
- Manage email settings.
- One-click switch to the Outlook web version.
There are more other options and features included in this extension.
How to use Microsoft Outlook extension for Edge
To use Microsoft Outlook extension for Edge, follow these steps:
- Download Microsoft Outlook extension for Edge browser.
- Click on the extension icon and select the Sign in button.
- Enter your email ID and password to sign in to your account.
- Navigate to Email, People, Calendar, and To-Do tabs to manage everything.
To get started with this extension, you have to download it first. The best thing is that you can download the Microsoft Outlook extension for Edge from the official repository. After installing, you can find an icon in the toolbar. Click on this icon and click the Sign in button.
Next, you have to enter your email ID and password to sign in to your account. However, if you are using a Microsoft account on your computer or have already signed in to your Microsoft account on the browser, you may not have to enter the password.
Once you are successfully logged in, you can find a window like this:
Now you can check out email, create a new calendar event, find tasks, etc. If you want to check the settings area or access other folders, click on the hamburger menu visible on the top-left side and select the option according.
The Settings page contains almost all the options you can find on the web version of Outlook.
If you want to sign out of this browser extension, you can click on the menu that looks like three horizontal lines and click on the Sign out option.
How do I open Outlook in Edge?
There are multiple ways to open Outlook in the Edge browser on Windows 11 or 10. You can visit the official Outlook website, and it is the most common method. However, recently Microsoft released a new Microsoft Outlook extension for the Edge browser. You can use it to access your email, tasks, calendar, etc., without leaving the browser window.
Can I download Microsoft Outlook extension in Chrome or Firefox?
As of now, there is no official Outlook extension for Chrome or Firefox. Microsoft released this extension for the Edge browser only. If you want to access your Outlook email, you have to visit the official website.
That’s all! If you like, you can download the Microsoft Outlook extension for Edge from microsoftedge.microsoft.com.