1. anon(153966)'s Avatar
    I'm curious. Since the iOS has a built in Mail app, does one use a separate Mail app? Possibly one like Outlook Mail?

    The internal iOS Mail app seems to do everything, so why do we need the likes of Outlook Mail?
    04-25-2015 07:25 PM
  2. kch50428's Avatar
    If one's primary email is an Outlook account, it makes sense to use their app for it... For my purposes, the stock iOS app is sufficient.
    04-25-2015 07:30 PM
  3. eb_therebel's Avatar
    The only real reason for Outlook mail is if you have the need for push email for non exchange accounts like yahoo or gmail. That's why I use it over the stock client
    04-25-2015 07:47 PM
  4. Trees's Avatar
    The stock iOS Mail app lacks the ability to add attachments other than pictures and video, or share/save as a PDF for example http://forums.imore.com/ios-8/326147...-ios-apps.html

    If adding attachments to new emails or in a reply to situation is not important, then the above is probably not a big deal.

    I do like the native Mail app - and generally prefer native apps for core functionality like mail, messaging, browsers... and am trying out Outlook side by side for one of my IMAP accounts to see how I like it and how reliably it performs.

    ^^^ + what eb_therebel said.
    04-25-2015 07:52 PM
  5. Just_Me_D's Avatar
    I've used them both as well as the Yahoo Mail app, and if either were my sole email account, then I would want to use the associated app to get the best user experience. Having said that, I have 4 email accounts configured and the native email app is more sufficient for my needs, but I would like it to be modern, for lack of a better term. I'd definitely like to see my reminders displayed alongside my calendar events.
    04-25-2015 07:52 PM
  6. raddbj03's Avatar
    I use the outlook app, IMO works much better than stock app for my work outlook mail.

    I've also tried gmail on it for my personal email accounts but I prefer Inbox app for that.
    04-25-2015 09:33 PM
  7. bgl321's Avatar
    I'd definitely like to see my reminders displayed alongside my calendar events.
    Does the outlook app do that or any other mail app?
    04-26-2015 09:35 PM
  8. zerog46's Avatar
    Stock one for me. Does everything I need. Also use it on my work phone with exchange and works great.

    Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
    04-26-2015 09:44 PM

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