Outlook Receives Spaces, a new way to organize your workflow

Microsoft reveals a new feature of the Outlook web service, simply called 'Spaces'. Microsoft describes them as follows: Spaces helps you organize your emails, meetings, and docs into easy-to-follow project spaces. Forget worrying about dropping the ball; Spaces helps you stay effortlessly on top of what matters.

Outlook Spaces 1

Spaces are a 'board' where you can organize things related to a common topic, .e.g to a project. It allows organizing emails, meetings, and various office documents. With Spaces, the user can quickly build a list of related emails, relevant docs, and calendar events by performing a search from a single location. Spaces support to-do lists, notes, and more. It is a work-in-progress, so more features to come.


Outlook Spaces 2Outlook Spaces 3Outlook Spaces 4Outlook Spaces 5Currently, the list of supported objects for Spaces include:

  • Email
  • Sticky notes
  • OneDrive files
  • To-do lists
  • Deadlines
  • Weather forecast
  • Links to web sites

In the future, users will be able to attach office documents, including Word, PowerPoint, and Excel documents.

The following video demonstrates the idea behind spaces:

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As of this writing, Spaces is not available for public. Office 365 users can try enabling it using a method described below. To get your hands on the new feature, follow the simple steps below.

How to Enable Outlook Spaces

  1. Visit the following link
  2. Open DevTools(e.g. press F12 in Google Chrome)
  3. Navigate to Application->Storage->LocalStorage on the right.
  4. Right-click and choose
  5. Set the key to featureOverrides, and its value to outlookSpaces-enabled.Outlook Enable Spaces
  6. Refresh the page.


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Author: Sergey Tkachenko

Sergey Tkachenko is a software developer who started Winaero back in 2011. On this blog, Sergey is writing about everything connected to Microsoft, Windows and popular software. Follow him on Telegram, Twitter, and YouTube.

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