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Microsoft releases Office Mobile for Office 365 Android app

31 July, 2013 | Read the news | Post your comment
Microsoft releases Office Mobile for Office 365 Android app - read the full textLast month Microsoft unveiled the Office Mobile for Office 365 for iOS and now the Redmond company is following up with an Android version. It allows you to edit docs on your phone and sync them with SkyDrive. The user interface looks lifted straight out of the Windows Phone 8 version, but...


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guys. are you kidding me ? you cant even open files stored localy!! this is not competitor for office programs on android... its just another microsoft failure. Dear microsoft. go to hell with your skydrive(or whatever will be name in future). I am not going to share my private files with you(or with any other cloud solution)

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  • 2013-08-06 09:48
  • iKv8

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2013-08-01 20:42 from kg3B - click to readWP8 is also free with WP8 phones, still only 3,9% of the worlds phone buyers.

Very few of Androids all Office suits for Android is free.
If you want premium functions.

The reason why MS is launching Android and IOS Office suits is because Winphone have failed, totally.

As most computer MS Office user are professionals and they do not have WP8 phones, they got Android and/or IOS phones and tablets.

Also those half a dozen or more Office suit makers for Android is a terrible threat for MS Office in the future. Microsoft do not like competition on, because they allways loose, like in the Phone OS race...

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  • 2013-08-03 22:38
  • TuhJ

> In reply to killer droid 2.0 @ 2013-08-01 21:38 from 4Bah - click to readSays the guy with the name "killer droid 2.0"

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  • 2013-08-01 23:49
  • kg3B

> In reply to MobilePowerUser @ 2013-08-01 20:43 from kg3B - click to readStill leaving in denial i see!!!!

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  • 2013-08-01 21:38
  • 4Bah

Office on WP8 and Windows RT tablets are free. On Android phones, you have to pay yearly subscription fee to use it. WP8 has consistent UI, free Office, Exchange, Lync, SharePoint, Skydrive integrations etc.. are great for corporate use. More and more corporations are switching to WP8 in the past couple of months. It's much easier for IT groups to manage an OS with consistent UI and very stable like WP8.

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  • 2013-08-01 20:43
  • kg3B

> In reply to Vineet @ 2013-08-01 11:57 from IHVb - click to readOffice on WP8 and Windows RT tablets are free. On Android phones, you have to pay yearly fee subscription to use it. Read the article again.

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  • 2013-08-01 20:42
  • kg3B

> In reply to McKnully @ 2013-07-31 18:40 from mKYd - click to readOffice suite is really better. It's been two years since am using it. Microsoft will not have me. Meaby all the clueless android user but not me.

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  • 2013-08-01 20:27
  • 8c}R

Too late Microsoft office suite is better.

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  • 2013-08-01 20:18
  • 8c}R

Can't be downloaded to my S4 for some reason as apparently its not compatible

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  • 2013-08-01 15:55
  • ny{i

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2013-08-01 11:28 from mAtE - click to readCan offer a compromise, will not buy Microsoft Office for Android but keeping my fully functioning word processor on my phablet. OfficeSuite Pro FTW with Android.
Is it OK with you...

About me having a spreadsheet, can you live with that too?

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  • 2013-08-01 14:18
  • TuhJ

> In reply to Vineet @ 2013-08-01 11:57 from IHVb - click to readit is simple that android user interface is so complex and the hardware requirement of android is always increased without a significant improvement on it

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  • 2013-08-01 14:08
  • MqMQ

Knock out move for Nokia. MS has taken the best part about WInodws phone to Andriod/ios and left behind a still rudimentary OS for Windows phones. Wonder why would someone buy a Winodws phone now

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  • 2013-08-01 11:57
  • IHVb

> In reply to TransAtlant @ 2013-07-31 22:34 from TuhJ - click to readWhy on earth would you need a word editor when you can't even spell or write properly?

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  • 2013-08-01 11:28
  • mAtE

Buy Tablets / iPads for MS office work??.. Totally not productive at all. Rather settle for a ultrabook or MBA.

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  • 2013-08-01 07:43
  • PGXj

Polaris is also a good alternative, you pay only once

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  • 2013-08-01 06:53
  • SdJh

Hello android.....n good bye Lumia

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  • 2013-08-01 05:27
  • t}AX

and google has stopped supporting WP for google apps...

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  • 2013-08-01 05:25
  • IWSL

Tried to install.. Incompatible device SGS2... :S

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  • 2013-08-01 04:32
  • ygI{

I am just waiting for the next generation of haswell chipsets on surface pro 2, and next generation Win 8 on mobile phones - then we finally have a proper business platform and not a pretend platform as is Android and Apple for business. Finally!

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  • 2013-08-01 02:17
  • uEBi

i cant install on my xperia Z :(

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  • 2013-08-01 01:09
  • tA$%

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