The guys at Microsoft have good news for all Office Android users and have included a new feature that you will find very interesting. And it is that thanks to the new version users will have the ability to save and update Office files on more cloud storage platforms like Dropbox.
Thus, the company has announced that its Cloud Storage Partner program is now available to those who use Office applications on Android devices. This means that now you can edit, store and update your Office files not only in OneDrive, but also in other applications of cloud storage providers.
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Office for Android is through the roof
From now on, Microsoft Office on Android includes support for Dropbox, Box, Egnyte and Tencent. Additionally, the company has stated that it will add more support in the near future, in particular for Citrix ShareFile, Edmodo, and Learnium.
The cloud storage partner program has been available for iOS devices for some time now, so it's good to see that Android is getting a bit of attention in this regard as well. All we have to do is add our preferred cloud storage provider from the menu in the latest versions of Word, Excel and Power Point for Android.
This new feature It will give us the possibility to save files on the platform, as well as open them and see reflected any changes we make in the document. Although the company ensures that the list will continue to expand over time, it would not be news to see Google Drive out of it, as they point from Android Authority.
And it is that by allowing users to create Microsoft Office files and share, edit and store them in the cloud, the company is in direct competition with Google Docs, Slides and Sheets. And you, will you take advantage of this new feature or will you continue to use Google Drive for now?