Microsoft's Office Preview Version Is Now Available For Android Phones


On Tuesday, Microsoft released the Word, Excel and PowerPoint preview apps on Android phones, adding yet another platform to its increasingly expansive list.

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Microsoft's Office Preview Version Is Now Available For Android Phones

"The Office apps combine the familiar look, feel and quality of Office with a touch-friendly experience designed for Android phones," writes Jared Spataro, general manager for the Office 365 marketing team.

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Microsoft had launched the tablet version of the Office Android apps in January this year. They are very similar to the Office Android apps for smartphones and will let you create, open, and edit office documents.

The apps integrate with OneDrive, OneDrive for Business, SharePoint, Dropbox, Google Drive and Box so you can easily open or save your files while on the go. More importantly you can access the files and make changes from any other device or platform because the files are stored in the cloud.

Microsoft's Office Preview Version Is Now Available For Android Phones

The new Office app previews for Android phones require Android KitKat 4.4.x or higher and devices with 1 GB of RAM or more. Microsoft is aiming to release Office for Windows 10 Mobile by the end of the year.

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To download these apps to your phone, join this Google+ community, then follow the link listed here to become a tester for each app. Once you have followed these steps, you can find the apps on Google Play and download them.

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