Microsoft rolls out new Insider update for Office Mobile on Windows 10 phones and tablets

Microsoft has released a new Office Insider preview for those using its Office Mobile apps on Windows 10 phones and tablets.

Office Mobile build 17.7070 is now available for those enrolled in both the Office Insider and Windows Insider Programs. This latest preview introduces a range of new features for Word, Excel and PowerPoint on mobile devices, ahead of their general release to other users.

Build 17.7070 includes:

  • More colors for fonts and shapes in Office 2016 You can pick from a rainbow of colors for fonts, shapes, and all your formatting needs in any Office app with your 365 subscription.
  • More formatting options with export to OpenDocument in Office 2016 You can export presentations, docs and spreadsheets to OpenDocument (.odp, .odt, and .ods) format for easy sharing.

  • New Draw tab available for Word & PowerPoint 2016 on Windows Phone Use your fingers to write, draw, and highlight with the tools available on the new Draw tab for on-the-go productivity.

  • More background formatting options for PowerPoint 2016 Customize your presentation slide by adding any background color of your choice.

  • More open file options with Excel 2016 We heard your feedback and it’s here! You can now open workbooks that contain ActiveX controls in Excel.

Further details on the latest Office updates can be found here, and information on how to join the Office Insider Program is available here.

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