Microsoft Announced New Productivity Features Coming in Windows Phone Update: Pinnable Email Folders, Conversation View in Email
With just one week until Microsoft pulls the blankets off of the next Windows Phone update we’re hearing more and more about what’s slated to for the next generation of the mobile OS. Today’s announcements? Pinnable Email Folders, Conversation View in Email, Server Search, and Lync Mobile.
- From The Windows Phone Blog:
- Pinnable email folders: Pin a folder to the start screen for quick access. This could be an email folder for a specific project, from a specific group or person (like your boss), or an RSS feed you’ve set up in Outlook.
- Conversation view in email: Emails in your inbox are organized by conversation, bringing replies to a thread into a consolidated view so it’s faster and easier to stay on top of the conversation.
- Server search: Search your email server (e.g. Exchange Server) for older emails no longer stored on your phone, giving you ready access to all of your mail.
- Lync: Lync Mobile brings the Lync experience to Windows Phone customers by delivering Unified Communications capabilities, including instant messaging and the ability to see the presence of your co-workers. The Lync app will be a free download from Windows Phone Marketplace and will be enabled with support from your business organization.