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If you’ve used Microsoft’s Windows 8-style OWA app for iOS, you know how awkward it is. When Microsoft released its Outlook app yesterday for iOS (as well as a preview version for Android), based on the Accompli app it acquired last year, many users rejoiced — but only because they hadn’t actually used the Outlook app.

Sad to say, Outlook for iOS is not very good. It feels both rushed and incomplete.

The Outlook for iOS UI is much cleaner than the OWA app’s UI, which has the clunky Windows 8 design. But the text is too small for many people to read, and there are no settings to change the text size. Plus, Outlook doesn’t honor iOS’s Text Size settings. If you’re over 40, you’ll likely need reading glasses to use Outlook on even a full-size iPad.

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