In an announcement on the Microsoft Office blog, Kirk Koenigsbauer, corporate vice president for the Office Client Applications and Services team said, “Today I’m pleased to announce the general availability of the new Word, Excel and PowerPoint apps for Android phone. These join our previously released Office apps for Android tablets to complete the Office experience for the millions of Android users around the world. DownloadWord, Excel and PowerPoint on your Android phone today to get started”
Five weeks ago, microsoft announced the Office for Android phone preview. before the official launch, the app was tested on over 1,900 different Android phone models in 83 countries. During the preview, feedback from thousands of these users was collected, and over the last few weeks the developers were able to incorporate a lot of the feedback into the apps launched today.
Here are a few aspects of the new Android phone apps:
- On the go reviews and edits— do you often need to squeeze in quick reviews in between appointments during the day. You can review documents in full fidelity, read comments and then easily add my own.
- Presenting from your phone— If you love just bringing your phone to a meeting to present wirelessly. PowerPoint for Android phone gives you the same transitions, animations and design that you would have from your desktop, and you can even use inking to highlight important points while presenting.
- Quick access to your documents—You can quickly find the document you ere working on in the office from your phone. It even shows you where you were last working.
You can download the Word for Android, Excel for Android and PowerPoint for Android apps from the Google Play* store beginning today.