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Since its launch in 2022, Outlook Lite has provided a way to enjoy the key features of Outlook in a small download size for low-resource phones. We are continuously looking for ways to meet the communication needs of our core users. Now, we are excited to bring SMS on Outlook Lite to users worldwide. With SMS on Outlook Lite, you can enjoy the convenience and security of sending and receiving SMS messages from your Outlook Lite app. SMS is integrated with your email, calendar, and contacts, so you can stay in touch with your contacts in one app.


SMS on Outlook Lite is now available in the latest version of the app, which you can download from the Google Play Store


How to get started with SMS on Outlook Lite?

Getting started with SMS on Outlook Lite is easy and fast. Just follow these steps:


1. Download Outlook Lite from the Google Play Store (here). If you already have Outlook Lite, make sure you update to the latest version.

2. Open Outlook Lite and click on the bottom tab icon named “SMS”

3. Give required permissions to activate SMS.

4. That’s it! You can now send and receive SMS messages from Outlook Lite.




What’s next for SMS on Outlook Lite? 

We are working on adding more features and improvements to SMS on Outlook Lite, such as: 

  • Tighter integration with Email, Calendar and Contacts 

  • Cloud backup of messages 

  • Enhanced Security features.

We would love to hear your feedback and suggestions on SMS on Outlook Lite. You can contact us through the app, or by leaving a comment on this blog post.


Thank you for using Outlook Lite! 


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