Microsoft released on Monday (17) a new Office suite application on the phone. Now, instead of several separate apps, the new Office lets you view and edit Word, Excel, PowerPoint documents and allows you to perform other tasks such as scanning files and signing PDFs. The novelty is available for Android and iPhone users (iOS).
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In the following tutorial, check out how to install and use the new Office suite app on Android. The procedure was performed on a Moto G7 Play with Android 9.0 (Pie), but the tips also apply to other phones with the Google system.
Microsoft launches full Office suite for Android Photo: Helito Beggiora / dnetc
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Step 1. Download and install the new Office app on your phone. When you open it for the first time, touch "Let's start". Then press "Connect your account" and log in;
Accessing your account in the new Office package app Photo: Reproduo / Helito Beggiora
Step 2. Recent documents will be displayed on the main screen of the app. Touch "Home page" to filter files by type (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, PDF and more);
Filtering files by type in the Office package app Foto: Reproduo / Helito Beggiora
Step 3. To open a document on OneDrive, tap on the folder icon in the upper right corner of the screen, and go to "OneDrive – Personal". Once this is done, browse through the folders to locate the file;
Opening OneDrive files in the Microsoft Office app Photo: Reproduo / Helito Beggiora
Step 4. Touch the "+" button and select "Document" to create a new Word, Excel or PowerPoint file;
Creating a new document in the Office package Foto: Reproduo / Helito Beggiora
Step 5. You can scan documents, spreadsheets and presentations using your cell phone camera, create blank documents or from templates from Microsoft. At the last option, the template gallery will be displayed. Tap to download the file and start editing;
Creating document from a template in Microsoft Office Photo: Reproduo / Helito Beggiora
Step 6. In the "Aes" tab you will find different resources, such as converting image to text or table, signing documents and scanning PDF, QR Code reader and more.
Other features of the new Office app Photo: Reproduo / Helito Beggiora
Ready! Take advantage of tips on how to use the new Office suite app on your phone to edit Word, Excel, and PowerPoint documents, as well as other tasks.
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