Google To Scrap Quickoffice App From Play Store

Search engine giant has recently announced to take down QuickOffice from Play Store. The move is taken because it has already integrated its productivity apps like docs, sheets and slides in Google Drive itself. However, users who have already installed Quickoffice into their Android devices will still be able to access them.

Google To Scrap Quickoffice App From Play Store

If you are not aware, Quickoffice suite lets users view, edit and create Word, Excel and PowerPoint documents, and store them on Google Drive, which is company's cloud storage platform.

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Google via a company blog post, "With the integration of Quickoffice into the Google Docs, Sheets and Slides apps, the Quickoffice app will be unpublished from Google Play and the App Store in the coming weeks. Existing users with the app can continue to use it, but no features will be added and new users will not be able to install the app."

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If you are not aware, Google acquired QuickOffice back in 2012, but will sadly be removed from the Play Store and iOS app store in the coming week.

The Google Drive 2.0 which has already replaced the app, comes with new header for tracking activity on a document. Other options that features in the app include: printing, link sharing, and adding people to the access list.

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