Microsoft reveals Workplace preview for Android smartphones
Microsoft has been enthusiastically rolling out contact-pleasant Android (and iOS) variations of Workplace, even earlier than it launches by itself OS. It simply outed a preview model for Android smartphones, though this time, Home windows did get it first. As with the pill model, Microsoft stated the apps marry the “acquainted look, really feel and high quality of Workplace” apps — together with Phrase, Excel and PowerPoint — to a contact-pleasant smartphone expertise. You’ll open paperwork not solely from Redmond’s OneDrive, but in addition by way of Google Drive, Dropbox, and some different cloud providers.
To get on board with the preview, you will want a tool with no less than KitKat four.four.x and 1GB or extra of RAM, after which to leap by means of a number of hoops. Specifically, you will want to hitch Microsoft Workplace for Android’s Google+ group then signal as much as grow to be a tester for every of the three apps. You will have to attend a couple of hours, then check in with a Microsoft account to save lots of any information. From there, you possibly can simply create tiny little charts and paperwork, assuming the Android app is nearly as good because the iPhone model. Microsoft hasn’t shared precisely when it’s going to come out of beta, although you will want an Workplace 365 subscription to make full use of it when it does.