Office Mobile on Android gets updated with Box cloud storage support and more

Microsoft has been busy lately with providing solid cross-platform support. Today, Office Mobile on Android is the latest of their productivity apps to get updated, offering up a few new features for each of the apps.

Here’s what’s new:

Word for Android 

• Accessibility built right in: Improved support for using TalkBack, your keyboard, and other assistive technologies.
• Use Box, Egnyte, or 腾讯微云 to store and access your Office files.
• Get a notification when there’s activity in your shared document.

Excel for Android 

• Accessibility built right in: Improved support for using TalkBack, your keyboard, and other assistive technologies
• Maps: The new Maps chart type transforms geographic data into professional looking maps
• Use Box, Egnyte, or 腾讯微云 to store and access your Office files
• Open files that contain ActiveX controls, or web or text queries
• Get a notification when there’s activity in your shared workbooks

PowerPoint for Android 

• Accessibility built right in: Improved support for using TalkBack, your keyboard, and other assistive technologies.
• Use Box, Egnyte, or 腾讯微云 to store and access your Office files.
• Get a notification when there’s activity in your shared presentation.

Go to Google Play and hit the update button, or download the apps from the links below. Let us know in the comments if you’re using Office Mobile on Android and if it helps you stay productive on the go.

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