Microsoft’s new design is rolling out now


Microsoft is beginning to roll out its new design to all users in the coming weeks. The redesigned first entered into beta back in August, and Microsoft also recently started testing UI and feature improvements to the calendar and people sections of the mail service. The new design for mail inside will now be standard for all users in the coming weeks, with no need to toggle the beta mode on.

All users will also be able to opt-in to try out Microsoft’s calendar and people changes, which include a redesigned look and better contact information on profile cards. The overall changes to the mail portion of include improved Skype integration, with support for video calling within an inbox. Microsoft has also tweaked category organization, added new themes for inboxes, and improved the interface for using add-ins in

While the mail section of will roll out as the default for all users, Microsoft appears to be testing its calendar and people changes further. The beta toggle will remain for these updates, allowing users to switch their calendar back to the existing user interface until feedback has been collected on the changes. Microsoft isn’t revealing when the calendar and people sections will be automatically updated for everyone to the new user interface.

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