Published October 28, 2021

Editor for Outlook iOS

Reference ID: MC294741 | Effective: November 8, 2021

MC294741 – This new feature leverages the technology used in Microsoft Word to surface spelling, grammar and refinement suggestions to users as they compose emails in Outlook on iOS. Users can then tap the marked word/phrase to quickly replace their error with the correction.

This message is associated with Microsoft 365 Roadmap ID 79326.

When will this happen:

Microsoft expects this feature to begin rolling out in early November and expect the rollout to be completed by mid-December.

How this will affect your organization:

Users will start seeing underlines when composing email messages in Outlook on iOS that will reflect spelling, grammar and refinement errors. They can then tap on these underlined words or phrases to see suggested edits, or they can select Ignore to remove the underline without editing. Users can always disable Microsoft Editor by going to Settings > Account > Editor. This will turn off Microsoft Editor and will revert the user back to their system spellchecker.

What you need to do to prepare:

There is no action you need to take to prepare for this change, but you might consider updating your user documentation and alerting your help desk.

More information on Microsoft Editor 

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