Microsoft new Outlook.com experience is delayed till April 2017. The free upgrade to new Outlook.com service began in 2015 and expected to complete in summer 2016. But new information suggests that upgrade is now pushed back to April 2017. Users are getting messages like, “We’re currently upgrading Outlook.com accounts. We expect the upgrade to be finished in the first half of 2017. We apologize for the inconvenience and thank you for using Outlook.com.”
The new upgraded Outlook.com features include support for side-by-side editing of Office documents, automatic replies to emails, and more. Microsoft is also upgrading Outlook to a new infrastructure as well.