Microsoft will automatically migrate Mail and Calendar users (Windows 10 and Windows 11) to the new Outlook app in August. Support for Windows Mail and Calendar will end at the end of 2024.
The mail and calendar applications Windows Mail and Calendar are at the end of their life cycle. Microsoft is therefore going to forcibly migrate users to the new Outlook application next month.
However, users will still have the chance to return to the old mail and calendar applications if they don’t like Outlook.
Starting in early 2024, both old mail and calendar applications will no longer be included with new Windows 11 devices. Complete support for Windows Mail and Calendar will end at the end of next year.
Testing now possible
Microsoft announced in June that it will discontinue the old Mail and Calendar applications. Users can already test or switch to the new Outlook application with all its functionality.
Using a toggle in the upper-right corner of Windows Mail, they automatically install the new Outlook application and import their settings from the Windows Mail application.
Users of the classic Outlook application in Windows can also already try out the new version. There is also a toggle in the upper-right corner of the Outlook screen for this purpose.