Microsoft adds ability to add, edit contacts in Outlook on iOS

Microsoft (finally) has added one of the most requested features to Outlook mobile: The ability to add and edit contacts.


Credit: Microsoft

The company is adding this feature first to Outlook for iOS, according to a June 5 blog post, though it doesn’t specify exactly when it will be live. On Outlook for Android, this capability is still labeled — as it has been for a year or more, I believe — as “coming soon.”

When I switched an Android phone a year-plus ago, I didn’t realize immediately that I couldn’t save contacts to the default contacts app on my phone. I really liked the Outlook on Android app at first, but this limitation, plus some sync issues I…

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