Feature Comparison

Some W-Exchange features are only available when using the desktop version of Microsoft Outlook for Windows or Mac. The graph below illustrates some of the key differences between Outlook on the Web and Outlook for Windows and MAC desktop.

For an extended feature list, which includes additional access options, please see the detailed feature comparison.

List revised 2/17/16

Category
(App)
Feature
Outlook on the Web
(Web browser on Windows, Mac or Linux)
 
Outlook 2016
(Windows)
 
Outlook 2013
(Windows)
 
Outlook 2016
(Mac)

General

Delegate/Share your entire account

A Delegate may:
-Access your entire mailbox, calendar and contacts. You define what access is provided
-Administer your account
-Send email on your behalf

No symbol  No yes symbol Yes yes symbol Yes yes symbol Yes

Email

     

Share an email folder

yes symbol Yes  yes symbol Yes yes symbol Yes yes symbol Yes

Send email on behalf of another email address

yes symbol Yes

Note: Delegation must first be configured with Outlook on Windows or MAC

yes symbol Yes yes symbol Yes yes symbol Yes

Direct email replies to another address (Change the "Reply to" field)

No symbol  No

yes symbol Yes yes symbol Yes yes symbol Yes

Configure and use more than one signature

No symbol  No

yes symbol Yes yes symbol Yes yes symbol Yes

Resend an email message

No symbol  No

yes symbol Yes yes symbol Yes yes symbol Yes

Delay/schedule email delivery

No symbol  No

yes symbol Yes yes symbol Yes No symbol  No

Retract an email message (if unread by recipient)

No symbol  No

yes symbol Yes yes symbol Yes No symbol  No

Attach and/or share a file from OneDrive

yes symbol Yes

yes symbol Yes No symbol  No yes symbol Yes

Calendar

 

Auto-accept appointment invitations

No symbol  No

yes symbol Yes yes symbol Yes No symbol  No

Display multiple time zones simultaneously

No symbol  No

yes symbol Yes yes symbol Yes No symbol  No

Attach files to a calendar event

yes symbol Yes

yes symbol Yes yes symbol Yes No symbol  No

People

(Contacts & address book)

Share an individual address books/contact list

No symbol  No

yes symbol Yes yes symbol Yes yes symbol Yes

Access a shared address book/contact list

No symbol  No

yes symbol Yes yes symbol Yes yes symbol Yes

Print your address book

No symbol  No

yes symbol Yes yes symbol Yes yes symbol Yes

Tasks

Tasks appear on calendar

No symbol  No

yes symbol Yes yes symbol Yes No symbol  No

Share a task list

No symbol  No

yes symbol Yes yes symbol Yes yes symbol Yes

Assign tasks to people

No symbol  No

yes symbol Yes yes symbol Yes No symbol  No