Today, Office Mobile for iPhone is available in the Apple App Store free of charge for Office 365 subscribers in the U.S. Office Mobile for iPhone will be available in international markets in the following week. Office Mobile for iPhone provides mobile viewing and editing experience across Word, PowerPoint and Excel. Android users have to wait for office app however as there is no official announcement from Microsoft about same.
Microsoft Office Mobile is the official Office companion optimized for iPhone. You can use, view and edit Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint documents from almost anywhere. With ‘Cloud’ connect support one can also access documents from anywhere with phone that are stored on SkyDrive, SkyDrive Pro, or SharePoint or even documents that you have recently viewed on your computer can be readily available on your phone in the recent documents panel. It even has support for charts, animations, SmartArt Graphics, and shapes.
To get Office Mobile for iPhone simply install “Office Mobile for Office 365 subscribers” from the App Store. If you have a Windows 8 Phone, you already have the latest version of Office Mobile pre-installed. An Office 365 subscription or trial account is required to use the Office Mobile for iPhone app. Office Mobile for Windows Phone does not need an Office 365 subscription.
As per office News blog – Office Mobile has been optimized for the small screen of your phone so you can get the important things done quickly. For instance, the Slide Navigator allows you to page through PowerPoint presentations fast while Speaker Notes help you practice presentations on the go. When reviewing Word documents on your phone, the Resume Reading feature takes you to the exact point in the document where you left off on your computer so you never miss a beat.
More in-depth first run experience on – Office 365 Tech blog
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