Microsoft rolls out new Office Mobile updates for Windows Insiders [Update]

Microsoft has released the latest preview versions of its Office Mobile apps for those on the Windows Insider Program.

The new Office Insider updates bump the version number of the apps up to 17.7167, and are currently available only to those running the latest Windows 10 Insider Preview builds. Here's what's new:

  • Format cells as special data types in Excel Mobile* Improve readability by formatting numbers as zip code, phone number, or Social Security number. *This feature is available in EN-US only.
  • Math made easy with OneNote on Windows tablet Write out an equation, and OneNote will help you solve it step-by-step. It’s like having your own Math coach.
  • Editable ink for all your OneNote needs on Windows tablet Change your ink’s thickness and color even after the ink has dried.
  • Closed captions and multiple audio tracks in PowerPoint Mobile If a slide contains a video that has closed captions or multiple audio tracks, you can now play these tracks in your slideshow.

  • Find what you're looking for with PowerPoint Mobile Use the Find icon on the ribbon to search for any text in your presentation

The Office Mobile apps are available for all Windows 10 phones, PCs and tablets via the Windows Store links below:

Be aware that to get the latest Office Insider previews for Office Mobile, you must be on the Windows Insider Program, and have an Office 365 subscription.

Update: Microsoft recently added the latter two features to the changelog.

Source: Microsoft via @OfficeInsider

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