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The New Office 365 Mobile App is Awesome

Office 365 is one of the most popular office suites on the market and has been available on mobile devices for a while. This means that users can access software titles like Word, OneNote, Excel, and PowerPoint from wherever they are.

Understanding that this isn’t really a trend but a sustained new way that people were going to access their Office 365 resources, Microsoft has created the Microsoft Office 365 mobile app. Today, we’ll take a look at the app and tell you how you can download it on your device.

Office 365 Mobile App

Office 365 is a cloud-hosted version of Microsoft’s award-winning Office productivity suite. This provides users with cloud and downloadable software versions for multiple devices. Realizing that the product’s future will likely have to embrace mobility, Microsoft has been aggressively developing software for mobile devices. For years, you could get Word, Excel, PowerPoint, OneNote, OneDrive, and Outlook through dedicated apps on your smartphone or tablet; and they work well, but it could often be a cumbersome experience to receive files, find them, and access them quickly.

This is no longer the case.

In response to complaints about a lack of concrete file management, Microsoft has built the Office Mobile app for Android and iOS. This new app automatically gives the users a list of any Microsoft Office document, spreadsheet, presentation, or note. Better yet, once you tap on a file, it opens in the corresponding application on your phone. This not only allows you to have quicker access to your resources, but it also provides the following options:

Transfer Files

Users can share files between their computers and their phones.

Share Nearby

Using the app (and NFC), you can transfer and receive files by just being in the proximity of another user using the app.

Convert Text from Images

Users can extract text from a picture or extract a table from a picture into a spreadsheet.

More with PDFs in 365 Mobile App

The Office Mobile app allows users to do much more with PDF files. They can convert documents into PDFs, sign a PDF, and use pictures to build it in multiple ways.

Scan a QR Code

You can use the Office Mobile app to scan a QR code and save it into OneNote.

The Office Mobile app also allows users to create quick notes, use Microsoft Lens to capture information or create new Office documents of all types.

The Office Mobile app is available on the Apple App Store and Google Play Store and is free to download. If you already have a logged-in Microsoft Office 365 account on your phone, the Office Mobile app will automatically propagate your available information.

If you don’t already have Microsoft Office 365 and would like to talk to someone about gaining productivity and efficiency with some of the best productivity software on the market, call WheelHouse IT at (877) 771-2384 today.

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