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Microsoft Office MobileMicrosoft Office Mobile – Goes free.

Microsoft has updated their office app for phones and it is now free. The application is available on Android and iOS platforms; this should be good news for smartphone users. Microsoft Office Mobile is the official Office companion optimized for smartphone phones and Tablets support may be coming soon!

Microsoft Office Mobile app has been on the play store at least for an year and it required an Office 365 subscription. As from yesterday subscription is not necessary for home or personal users as shown in the “whats new section;”  A qualifying Office 365 subscription is required to create, edit and save documents for business use.

Microsoft Office Mobile app you can access, view and edit your Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel and Microsoft PowerPoint documents from virtually anywhere. Documents look like the originals, thanks to support for charts, animations, SmartArt graphics and shapes. When you make quick edits or add comments to a document, the formatting and content remain intact.

Sign in with a free Microsoft account to create, edit and save documents for home use. Qualifying plans include: Office 365 Small Business Premium, Office 365 Midsize Business, Office 365 Enterprise E3 and E4 (Enterprise and Government), Office 365 Education A3 and A4, and Office 365 ProPlus.


  • Cloud – With your phone, you can access Office documents that are stored on OneDrive, OneDrive for Business, or SharePoint.
  • Recent Documents – Office Mobile is cloud-connected. The documents you’ve recently viewed on your computer are readily available on your phone in the recent documents panel.
  • Email Attachments – You can view and edit Office documents attached to email messages.*
  • Office documents look stunning:Great-Looking Documents – Word, Excel and PowerPoint documents look great on your phone, thanks to support for charts, animations, SmartArt Graphics, and shapes.
  • Optimized for phone – Word, Excel and PowerPoint have been optimized for the small screen of your phone.
  • Resume Reading – When opening a Word document from OneDrive or OneDrive for Business on your phone, it automatically resumes at the place where you left off reading, even if you last viewed the document on your PC or tablet.
  • Presentation Views – The Slide Navigator view in PowerPoint lets you browse slides faster, while speaker notes help you practice your presentation.
  • Make quick edits and share*:Documents Remain Intact – Formatting and content remain intact when you edit Word, Excel, or PowerPoint documents on your phone.
  • Create – You can create new Word and Excel documents on your phone.
  • Comments – You can review comments that have been made in Word and Excel documents on your phone and add your own comments.

Requires a phone running Android OS 4.0 or later.


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User reviews: Microsoft Office Mobile is well received on the mobile platform.


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