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SaaS Updates for June 29, 2016

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Google announced that support for Google Apps Lookup will be ending as of September 26, 2016. Microsoft introduced a new Salesforce Lightning for Outlook add-in; new Outlook features for staying on top of your travel plans and package deliveries; and three new Sway features for Office 365 subscribers.

Support for Google Apps Lookup on Android 2.3 and Below Ending on September 26, 2016¬†–¬†The Google team is¬†announcing that as of September 26, 2016, they¬†will discontinue support for Google Apps Lookup.¬†Google Apps Lookup was used for viewing the Global Directory on devices using Android 2.1 (Eclair) to Android 2.3 (Gingerbread). Newer versions of Android include Global Directory lookup functionality built directly into the native contacts app.

Sell Smarter and Faster with the New Salesforce Lightning for Outlook Add-in¬†–¬†The new Lightning for Outlook add-in is designed to help reduce pain points by giving you the ability to search, view and update all Salesforce CRM entries associated with your email contacts right from Outlook, increasing productivity and helping you save time, so you can focus on the selling.

Stay on Top of Your Travel and Deliveries with Outlook РOutlook can now help you stay on top of your travel plans and package deliveries, including the ability to:

  • Verify your travel reservations and package delivery details with ease using simplified summary cards in your inbox and calendar.
  • Check in for flights, change hotel and rental car reservations or track packages at the touch of a button.
  • Stay on top of your flights with reliable reminders.

These features are rolling out to Outlook for Mac and Outlook on the web today and will soon be coming to Windows, iOS and Android, as well as the Windows 10 Mail and Calendar apps.

3 New Sway Capabilities for Office 365 Subscribers РThe Sway team is excited to release three new features for Office 365 consumer, work and education subscribers based on feedback they’ve heard from you. These features are now available in Sway on the web, and they will roll out to the Sway app for Windows 10 in the coming months.