Monday, 16 September 2013

Outlook.com now compatible with OAuth and IMAP



The webmail Microsoft Outlook.com takes now supports the IMAP protocol, which will expand its compatibility with other third party applications and services. A little over a year after launching the new version of its webmail Outlook.com, Microsoft announced recently that he now supported IMAP and the OAuth authentication protocol. Of course, the Redmond Company always puts forward the Exchange ActiveSync protocol, which remains the best solution to synchronize emails in near real time. But recognizes IMAP is still widespread on "feature phones" mobile standards as well as some e-mail clients, including Mac. The IMAP support and will allow developers to adapt their applications to Outlook.com. And Microsoft has also delivered a first list of third-party services that are updated to add Outlook.com accounts.

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