Microsoft Outlook for iOS now lets you use your voice to write emails and more

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Microsoft is adding voice capabilities to its Outlook mobile app that will let people write emails, schedule meetings, and search using their voice. The new Cortana-powered voice capabilities will be available first in Outlook for iOS, with Android support coming soon.

A new plus sign icon in Outlook mobile will appear soon that lets you activate the voice mode. You’ll be able to ask things like “When’s my next team meeting?” or search for co-workers, files, and calendar entries. You can even use voice to attach files quickly, as Outlook is using the Microsoft Graph to surface relevant documents.

Dictation has been a big part of Word and Outlook on the desktop for years, and it’s now appearing in the mobile version of Outlook. You can...

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