Microsoft today said that it will stop supporting its Office suite of apps for Android on Chrome OS starting September 18, redirecting them to the web versions. Android users are not affected.
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Microsoft has updated some of its Android apps so that they're optimised for Samsung's Galaxy Z Fold3 and Galaxy Z Flip3 which were unveiled at the Korean firm's Galaxy Unpacked event today.
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Microsoft is rolling out File Cards to Office for Android this month. It is a modern UI layout that offers you inline contextual information and quick actions for your Office files.
Microsoft announced that it is rolling out dark mode for the unified Office app on Android. There is no word yet on when the individual apps such as Word, Excel, and PowerPoint will get the feature.
Microsoft has updated the Office app on Android to add support for voice recordings with live transcription. The feature is available for beta users right now, and it only works in English.
Screenshots of Microsoft's Office and Word apps on Android sporting a dark mode have leaked. The company is reportedly working on bringing the feature to Excel and PowerPoint as well.
Microsoft's unified Office app on Android might receive support for dual-screen devices. A user video shows the app with two documents open simultaneously, running on an LG G8X ThinQ with two screens.
Microsoft has announced that the unified Office mobile app, which was released in preview back at Ignite, is generally available on iOS and Android starting today. It also announced new features.
Microsoft is rolling out its monthly updates to Office Insiders on Android, bringing the ability to respond to comments in Excel and Word files directly from Outlook notification e-mails.
The Office team has pushed out its August Insider Slow update for Android, which brings a couple of event time-related additions to Outlook, and a comment-related change for Excel.
The system requirements page for Microsoft's Office apps has been updated to indicate that the mobile versions of the apps will no longer support Android versions prior to Marshmallow on July 1.
Microsoft has started rolling out the August update for Office on Android to Insiders with improvements to Word, PowerPoint, and Outlook, though they don't seem to be fully available yet.
The July update for Office on Android has just been made available, bringing a number of new features to three of the five apps in the suite. For those keeping track, it's version 16.0.10325.20043.
Microsoft today released a new Office for Android Insider Preview, finally allowing users to wirelessly present a PowerPoint presentation from their phone. There's also a new calendar widget.
Microsoft today released the June 2017 update for Office Insiders on Android. Build 16.0.8229.1001 adds comments to PowerPoint, a numeric keyboard in Excel, and the ability to open more files.
Microsoft today released a new build of Office for Android that's available to those enrolled in the Office Insider Program. It adds PDFs to Word, more file types in Excel, and more.
Microsoft today updated its Office suite of applications for Android. Word and PowerPoint will now feature similar functionality to the company's Office Lens app, and Excel can open more file types.
Microsoft today updated its Office suite on Android with support for SVG images. Users will be able to use them, as well as edit them. Today's update is available to all users, including non-Insiders.
Microsoft today released a new Office Insider Preview build for Android devices, bringing the version number to 16.0.7668.xxxx. There's only one new feature that's listed in the changelog.
Microsoft updated its Office for Android suite of applications today to version 16.0.7531.1011, adding maps in Excel, new cloud storage options across the suite, and much more.
Microsoft has released a new Office for Android build to Insiders, bringing the build number to 16.0.7531.1002. New features include the maps in Excel feature that was announced in September and more.
Microsoft today released a new preview build for Insiders that are using Office for Android. The update contains mostly bug fixes, and it also promises a new look in PowerPoint.
Microsoft today announced the Office Insider Program for iOS, along with a Fast ring for all platforms. These Fast ring builds will be the same that Microsoft employees use internally.
Microsoft today released another update for Office for Android, bringing it to version 16.0.7301.1013. The new features are the same as the Office Insider update from three weeks ago.
After releasing a new Office Insider build for Macs today, Microsoft has released a new build to Insiders that use Office for Android. The update brings a new "shared with me" feature.
Microsoft today released Office Insider build 16.0.7127.1002 for Android, including updates for Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. The new build brings support for saving to SD cards and more.
Microsoft released a new update for Office for Android today, bringing the build number to 16.0.7030.1014. Most of the improvements are fairly minor, such as adding files to your home screen.
After three weeks of testing version 16.0.6925.1002 to Office for Android Insiders, Microsoft has now rolled out its general release of version 16.0.6925.1016, which contains the same features.
Microsoft is releasing a new Office Insider Preview build, this time for Android. It brings us to version 16.0.6925.1002, and includes a new Tell Me feature for Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
While Microsoft is busy preparing Office Touch and Office 2016 on its own platforms, here's a Material Design concept for the Android version of Office by an UI/UX designer from the company itself.
Microsoft has announced that it is dropping the requirement of an Office 365 subscription for its Office apps on iOS and, soon, on Android, effectively making Office free across all mobile devices.
Microsoft has confirmed that it is planning to launch its new Office 16 client and server apps in the second half of next year, while Office is rumored to finally launch on Android tablets next month.
Latest update to Google Drive for Android has dropped support for document editing and will prompt users to install standalone Docs and Sheets apps to modify their stored content from the cloud.