Six reasons to stop using Gmail and start using Outlook

Six reasons to stop using Gmail and start using Outlook

Mishel Shaji
Mishel Shaji

Email is a quick and easy way to stay in touch with friends, family, business contacts and strangers. Every day millions of emails are sent. Today there are several email service providers and so it is hard to determine which one to choose. Gmail and Outlook are the leading ones.

Though Gmail is the leading power, there are some things that Gmail is still missing. In this post, we are going to see six reasons to use Outlook over Gmail.

1) Microsoft respects your privacy.

Unlike Google, Microsoft never scans your emails and attachments to show you targeted ads. It does not mean that you will never see any advertisements.

2) Unlimited storage.

You’re getting virtually unlimited storage for your email in outlook. So you need not worry about deleting your older emails for creating space for new emails. In Gmail, you will get only 15 GB of storage space which includes your Google drive storage space.

3) Multiple aliases.

Tired of switching between different email accounts because you need different aliases for different purposes? Stop worrying. Outlook is there for your help. Outlook provides you with an option for creating multiple aliases so that you will get all your emails in one account.

4)Approach to advertising.’s approach to advertising is quite refreshing. Microsoft will never show you ads in your private conversation. You will find more ads in outlook than Gmail. But it is sure that you will never get any targeted ads.

5) Integration with social networking sites. syncs with Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn, and syncs contacts. You will get reminder emails about birthdays for your contacts.

6) Better management of your emails.

You can create rules to manage your emails. For example, you can set a rule to move all your email with attachments to a folder or you can get emails from selected senders in a specific folder or forward them to others automatically. This is quite useful for organizing your emails.