Microsoft Vs. Google: An Epic Feud In 10 Acts


Two Can Play That Game, Google

In an attempt to gain more market share for Outlook.com, specifically from Gmail, Microsoft announced it was making its popular email server available for IMAP as well as on its own Exchange ActiveSync. By moving to IMAP, Microsoft cut ties to Google Calendar service support.

In a statement issued at the time, Microsoft said "in light of Google's decision to change its support for EAS, we are now using IMAP for those customers that wish to connect their Gmail accounts."



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