Eric Doerr, the Group Program Manager for Microsoft Account, has been very busy today as he has now authored a second post – this one at the Outlook.com blog.
In the post he is following up the earlier announcement that two-factor authentication is coming to over 700 million Microsoft Accounts around the world.
He does confirm that Outlook.com will get an update over the same period of time that not only accommodates the new option for two-factor authentication but brings in two new features.
Signing into your Microsoft Account with any aliases you have created:
With this release, you can now sign in with any alias that has been added to your account. We’ve also simplified the experience of adding and managing aliases, with better advice on when you should add an alias vs. renaming your primary alias.
and more domains to get your Outlook address under:
But we also heard from some of you that you’d like to be able to have an @outlook address that is unique to your country (e.g. @outlook.de), so here is the list of new @outlook email domains that will be available in the next few days.
There are 32 new domains for Outlook.com and you can read the entire list at the Outlook.com blog.