Office for Android gets a new Office Insider preview update

Last week Microsoft released its latest Office for Android Insider Preview build, bringing eager Android Office early adopters to version 16.0.7531.1002.

The updated Insider version of Office for Android brings a handful of new features that help it stay on par with the Insider Windows 10 versions such as dataset conversions in Excel and new accessibility access.

Here is a complete changelog of additions for version 16.0.7531.1002:

  • Accessibility built right in into your Office apps We’ve improved on support for TalkBack, your keyboard, and other assistive technology when you’re creating, editing or presenting your docs.
  • Box, Egnyte, and 腾讯微云 now work with Office Enjoy more flexibility for storage and access to your Office files with Box, Egnyte, and 腾讯微云.
  • Turn data into maps with Excel* Use the new Maps chart type to transform geographical data into professional looking maps in a few steps to visualize and identify insights, trends, and opportunities. *This feature is available with 0365 subscription.
  • Sharing Notifications for Word, PowerPoint and Excel No need to keep checking your shared documents, workbooks, and presentations. We’ll alert you with notifications when there’s activity.
  • Insert and edit Hyperlinks in Excel You can now add hyperlinks to your worksheets and use display text to make them easier to read. Give it a try!

Some of the new additions may require an Office 365 subscription while others are part of the free download for Android users.

Head over to the Play Store to update your apps now!

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