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Outlook on iOS and Android, with more than 100 million users, can now directly schedule Microsoft Teams meetings

As reported as coming soon in March, Outlook app in iPhone/iPad and Android can now directly schedule Microsoft Teams meetings. It will either default to scheduling Skype for Business or Microsoft Teams meetings depending on which user mode you are in.

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Per the April 2019 Microsoft financial results, “Outlook apps on iOS and Android surpassed more than 100 million users for the first time this quarter”. Obviously, not all are using Microsoft Teams or even Skype for Business, but this shows the potential user base Microsoft has direct access to. Indeed, in the same April results, Microsoft noted “Office 365 commercial now has 180 million users. Our EMS install base reached 100 million”.

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Tom Arbuthnot

A Microsoft MVP and Microsoft Certified Master, Tom Arbuthnot is Principal Solutions Architect at Microsoft Collaboration specialists Modality Systems.

Tom stays up to date with industry developments and shares news and his opinions on his blog, Microsoft Teams Podcast and email list. He is a regular speaker at events around the world.

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