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You Can Finally Put Microsoft Office for Android on Your Smartphone

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Microsoft Office for Android came out for tablets in January, but the app suite is available for Android smartphones starting today.


The app is similar to Microsoft Office for iOS, and while it doesn’t have the full functionality of the Android tablet version, it’s still an upgrade for anyone who uses Office tools on Android smartphones. Word, Powerpoint, and Excel are all free, and there’s Dropbox and OneDrive integration too, as Microsoft’s Kirk Koenigsbauer said in a blog post today announcing the news.

The bad news: You’ll need at least 1 GB of RAM, and the apps won’t run on anything older than Android 4.4 KitKat, as Engadget points out. So anyone knocking around with an elderly Android phone will have to keep their love affair with GoogleDocs alive.


[Google Play Store via Verge | Engadget]

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Darth Rabbit

Downloading now to test out. I can say I hated Microsoft Office Mobile. I would also like to point out that I am not a fan of having multiple apps where one suite app would have worked, although I understand why. All in all I probably wont keep it unless it blows my mind. I already have several document apps that I cant delete.