Advantages and Disadvantages of Outlook

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At the moment of starting a business or company, something of the highest priority and importance is to define the e-mail communication system that you want to use, both to keep employees informed and to have good communication with customers and suppliers. The most commonly used email systems by businesses are Gmail and Outlook. The latter being a solution that has revolutionized the market, thanks to the incorporation of interesting functionalities. Outlook over the years this service has been modernized to the point of allowing you access to your social networks.

Advantages and Disadvantages of Outlook

However, Outlook has wanted to leave behind the outdated and obsolete image that many users had previously. The new proposal is to provide your audience with a version with some features of Hotmail, but integrating more tools and a new design that allows us to see more updated. But as every application has advantages and disadvantages of Outlook.

Outlook Mail Advantages and Disadvantages


  • To be able to register an electronic account in simple way.
  • It has an easy and fast way to send messages.
  • You have Skype in your email tray, it is an instant messaging system and communication for video conferences very easy to use.
  • Provides virtually unlimited document and file storage space.
  • Customize the color and appearance of the user.
  • Can be used from any electronic device.
  • It allows us to edit documents in multiple formats.
  • Integrates a calendar tool, allowing you to create a meeting agenda.


  • It is slower than other electronic communication systems.
  • Password recovery processes are somewhat complex.
  • Sometimes when loading files or documents, the system may fail.
  • It does not classify emails to care about them, so you should create that option.
  • On certain occasions, spam emails are not filtered and interrupt (appear) in our inbox.

These are the advantages and disadvantages of Outlook that we must take into account at the moment of analyzing which means of communication and sent emails, we want to use to communicate with the rest of the people.