Apple announced iOS 14 this week, and with it, changes to the way people can use their favorite apps. For example, with iOS 14, you can set third-party apps as default, including Outlook and Microsoft Edge. A new post from Microsoft explains how the company prepared its apps for iOS 14.
When iOS 14 rolls out, you’ll be able to add widgets to your iPad or iPhone home screen for OneDrive or Outlook. The Outlook widget will give you an overview of your day while the OneDrive widget will show you pictures of the “On this day” feature.
In addition to iOS 14, allowing developers to do more, Apple’s watchOS 7 offers new features. For example, with the new watchOS 7, Outlook will be able to indicate if you are busy.
iOS 14: everything you need to know
Apple also announced iPadOS 14 this week. Starting with iPadOS 14, Outlook will allow users to write emails by hand and convert text with the Scribble feature. People will also be able to add hand drawn illustrations and diagrams to emails.
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Microsoft has also improved multitasking between applications. For example, you will be able to open Microsoft Edge and Outlook at the same time and copy and drag text from a web page to an email. You will also be able to drag and drop images into emails as attachments.
Starting this fall, OneDrive will support offline editing of Office files. The feature lets you download Word, Excel, or PowerPoint files to iPhone or iPad for offline editing.
Microsoft also mentions in its post that it will share more news during Microsoft Ignite 2020.
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