How to edit Microsoft Office documents on Android Phone

This feature is great to have for people that are on the go. Whether you’re a student or business person, instant access to files, along with the ability to add, edit, share documents, is key to success. Microsoft Office programs such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint, are widely used by many people. Also, being able to store items in the Cloud, and being able to open them without waiting for a download is an awesome time saver. I currently have the Samsung Galaxy S8, and looking through the apps that came installed on my phone, I didn’t have Office 365, nor was it available as a ‘whole’ in the Google Play Store. I had to individually install each office app, as shown below. Once installed, when accessing a file, such as a Word Docx, my phone then prompts me to choose between the default app installed, which is Hancom Office Editor, or the newly installed Microsoft Office app. Be aware that once you choose which app you want the document to open with, it is then the default, and you would need to go into Settings and locate the app that you want to make changes to:   Locate and click the Default area: You will then find the option to Clear Defaults This will allow you to choose a different app/program the next time you open a document, if need be.   In Microsoft Excel, it can be a bit daunting due to the size limitations of your mobile device, to view the entire spreadsheet. But, if you only need to enter information in cells, or edit a column, this is very useful to...

How To Edit MS Office Documents on Android Phones

Article is optimized for mobile viewing. Scoff at your desktop computer and walk around editing all your documents with your Android device. Microsoft Word has an app that’s free on the Google Play Store for your Android device. Search for “Microsoft Word” in your Google Play Store app. Download it. Then just open the Microsoft Word app on your Android device and things should look familiar. Create documents or edit them from your cloud storage or device. Touch the “Take a tour” page for a summary of the app. In the Word app, just click anywhere and you can edit with the keypad and ribbon. Find Microsoft Excel too. Again, you can open documents from your device or cloud storage. If you’re familiar with the full desktop version, you’ll breeze through the app. Of course you don’t want to set down the skee balls at the arcade so you can edit your spreadsheet. But you most certainly can.   Use the ribbon for common functions and even find tabs at the bottom of the page. And the same kind of app is available for your presentations. Search for “PowerPoint” on the Google Play Store app and get your Microsoft PowerPoint for free. Make changes to your document before the big meeting or start a new presentation out in the field. Google makes similar apps like Google Slides, Google Sheets, and Google Docs. These apps may already be on your phone if you have a carrier like Google Project Fi....