Today is the International Mother Language Day, and Microsoft will use the occasion to announce more support for the languages of India in several of its services. As of today, Microsoft says it will support email addresses in several languages of India through its various applications and email services.
In total, the move adds support for 15 languages, including:
Email addresses are now supported in India in Office 365, Outlook 2016, Outlook.com and Outlook applications for Android and iOS. Exchange Online and Exchange Online Protection also support addresses in the previous languages.
Speaking about the addition of support for these languages, the Microsoft India COO, Meetul Patel, said that the measure represents a step forward in the elimination of language as a barrier to the adoption of technological and communication tools. From Patel:
- Ensuring that language is not a barrier to adopting technology is key to digital inclusion and growth. Making e-mail addresses available in 15 languages is an exciting step to make communication and collaboration tools more accessible and easy for everyone to use, something we have been working tirelessly for, "said Meetul Patel, director of operations. from Microsoft India, to use the language of people and not require people to first learn the traditional language of technology.
If you have an email address in one of the above languages, Microsoft has a step-by-step guide to set up Outlook to work with a user account and an email address in the Indian language.