Microsoft Outlook is now testing a “Do not Disturb” feature setting on Android and iOS as shared below:

Outlook Now Lets You Avoid Distractions on Android and iOS


Microsoft is testing a new update for Outlook on Android and iOS that will help users reduce distractions. The company is introducing an in-app Do Not Disturb feature that will let you turn off notifications for new emails and events when you want to focus on work or life.

The new Do Not Disturb lets you mute notifications for an hour, until the next day, during events, during work hours, and more importantly, during weekends. This means you can get your mind off work when you are enjoying your weekends, and don’t have to worry much about an upcoming project deadline, or something similar.

Microsoft is also updating some of the other Office 365 apps on mobile — Word now shows word count when you scroll on Android and iOS, you can now share images from PowerPoint on Android, you can now view comments and notes on PowerPoint for Android, delete contacts on Outlook for Android, and sync draft emails on Outlook for iOS. All available with the latest updates for Office Insiders.