Microsoft, after years of waiting, has finally released their Office suite for iPhone but it’s not what you’ve been looking for. Microsoft Office mobile app available is the app store requires Office 365 subscription…
The app is named ‘Office Mobile for Office 365 subscribers’ and is available for iPhone-only. It’s more of an Office companion than a fully featured productivity app. The app allows provide you with limited editing capabilities of Word, Excel and PowerPoint documents on the go.
Microsoft Office Mobile is the official Office companion optimized for your iPhone. You can access, view and edit your Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel and Microsoft PowerPoint documents from virtually anywhere. Documents look like the originals, thanks to support for charts, animations, SmartArt graphics and shapes. When you make quick edits or add comments to a document, the formatting and content remain intact.
Some of the editing and sharing features:
Edit – You can make quick edits to Word, Excel and PowerPoint documents.
Documents Remain Intact – Formatting and content remain intact when you edit Word, Excel, or PowerPoint documents on your phone.
Edit While Offline – Your device doesn’t have to be continuously connected to the network to work on an Office document that is stored online. You can view and edit recently used documents even while you’re offline. Your changes will be saved online when your device reconnects to the network or to Wi-Fi.
Create – You can create new Word and Excel documents on your phone.
Comments – You can review comments that have been made in Word and Excel documents on your phone and add your own comments.
Share – When you’re done with your edits or comments, simply send the document in email or save it to SkyDrive or SharePoint.
The app also allows you to open and edit Office documents attachments in email messages.
Download Office for iPhone
Office Mobile for Office 365 subscribers is supported on iPhone 5/4S/4 and fifth-gen iPod touch running iOS 6.1 or later. The app is available for free in the app store [Download link – iTunes]