How to Use Microsoft Office in Windows Phone 8 – Complete Guide to Office Hub

How to Use Microsoft Office in Windows Phone 8 - Complete GuideMicrosoft Office the first ever place to work on your Office Documents. It makes Nokia Lumia and other Windows Phones the best Business Smartphones ever. I am really impressed with Nokia and other mobile phones manufacturers who launched their devices with pre-installed Office Hub in windows phone 8 which makes it bigger success in category of Business Phones.

Many people are new to windows phone, I think every one of us are new to windows phone 8 as this is truly a revolution in Smartphone industry. All of use Microsoft office in our System rather than mobile phone. As office is first time on mobile phone so most of us won’t know How to Use Microsoft office, Office 365, Create a Document, Edit a Document, Create New Presentation, Create Excel File and many more services it have. 

So in this Complete Guide to Using Microsoft Office we will share all the services Office Hub have in windows phone to use it to the fullest.

Office Hub in Windows Phone:

office-concept-hubThe Office Hub on your phone is the place to go to work on your Microsoft Office documents. Go there to find documents, open them, and make last-minute changes to them, or even start new documents. In there, you’ll see a couple of different ways to find and open your documents.

  • Recent – Quickly find and open documents you’ve recently used. Or if you want, start a new document from here.
  • Places – Get to Office documents that are on your phone or saved someplace else, such as on Microsoft SkyDrive, on a Microsoft SharePoint 2010 (or later) site, or on a SharePoint Online site (which is available with Microsoft Office 365). And if you’ve opened documents from email, you can tap Email to get to them.
  • Sync Documents with SkyDrive which now become OneDrive.

What you will Find in Microsoft Office Hub in Windows Phone:

  1. Microsoft Word Mobile
  2. Microsoft Excel Mobile
  3. Microsoft PowerPoint Mobile
  4. Microsoft OneNote Mobile
  5. Microsoft SharePoint Workspace Mobile

What Kind of Files you can Open:

Word Mobile

.doc, .docx, .dot, .dotx, .dotm, .docm, .txt, .rtf

Excel Mobile

.xls, .xlsx, .xlt, .xltx, .xlsm, .xltm

PowerPoint Mobile

.ppt, .pptx, .pps, .ppsx, .pptm, .ppsm

OneNote Mobile

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Why you can’t Edit some Microsoft Documents on Your Phone:

You might not be able to edit a Microsoft Office document on your phone depending on what’s in it or how it was last saved. Here are some of the more common things that make a document read-only on your phone.

The file is:

  • Saved as an older type of Microsoft Office document, such as a Microsoft Word 97-2003 document (.doc), Microsoft Excel 97-2003 workbook (.xls), or Microsoft PowerPoint 97-2003 presentation (.ppt).
  • Digitally signed.
  • Marked as final.
  • Protected using rights management.
  • Protected with a password.
  • Protected with restricted editing rights.

Microsoft Word documents are read-only if they have:

  • Track Changes enabled.
  • Frames.
  • Custom markup (custom XML, Structured Document Tags (SDT), or smart tags).
  • XML tags with unsupported values.

Microsoft Excel workbooks are read-only if they have:

  • Functions that aren’t supported on the phone. For info about which Excel functions are supported, see the Microsoft Support article about supported content in Excel Mobile.
  • Data validation in one or more cells.
  • Array formulas.
  • Data tables.
  • Slicers.
  • Macros enabled.
  • Large column or row widths.
  • Formulas that contain links or references to other workbooks.
  • Formulas with structured references.
  • Formulas that contain references, content, or formatting beyond cell IV16384.
  • Formulas that are longer than 512 characters or have more than 30 arguments in them.
  • Tracked changes.
  • Dialog sheets.
  • XML markup that isn’t formed correctly.
  • OLE objects or ActiveX controls.

For Microsoft OneNote notebooks, you can’t edit:

  • A page from a notebook that was sent as an email attachment.
  • A notebook that is shared on SkyDrive, a Microsoft SharePoint site, or a SharePoint Online site, and marked as read-only.
  • A notebook that has a corrupted page.

For Microsoft PowerPoint presentations, you can only make certain types of edits on your phone. Some examples include editing text in a text box, adding or editing notes, changing the order of slides, or hiding slides. For more info about editing a PowerPoint presentation on your phone.

How to Use Excel on Windows Mobile:

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Want to review and make changes to a spreadsheet someone sent you in email? Or maybe even create a new Microsoft Excel workbook while you’re away from your computer? With Microsoft Excel Mobile you can do this and more right from your phone.

 

To open an Excel Workbook:

  1. In the App list, tap Office .

  2. Do one of the following:

    • In Places, tap the place that the workbook is in, and then tap the workbook. It can be in any of these places—on your phone, in email, on SkyDrive, on a Microsoft SharePoint 2010 (or later) site, or on a SharePoint Online site, which is available with Microsoft Office 365.
    • Flick to Recent, and tap a workbook you recently opened.
    • Tap Search. In the Search box, start typing the workbook name, and then tap the workbook when you see it.

for more wait for next Tutorial on  How to Use Excel in Windows Phone, Create a New Excel File, Edit a File. 

How to Use Microsoft Word on Windows Phone:

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Need to review a Microsoft Word document someone sent you in email? Or maybe even make a small change or add a comment or two? You don’t need to wait until you’re back at your computer. With Microsoft Word Mobile, you can open, edit, and even create new Word documents right on your phone.

 

To open a Word Document:

  1. In the App list, tap Office .

  2. Do one of the following:

    • In Places, tap the place that the document is in, and then tap the document. It can be in any of these places—on your phone, in email, on SkyDrive, on a Microsoft SharePoint 2010 (or later) site, or on a SharePoint Online site, which is available with Microsoft Office 365.
    • Flick to Recent, and then tap a document you recently opened.
    • Tap Search . In the Search box, start typing the document name, and then tap the document when you see it.

for more info wait for next Tutorial on  How to Use Word in Windows Phone, Create a New Word Doc, Edit a Word File, Open a Word File. 

How to Use PowerPoint in Windows Phone:

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Want to review your Microsoft PowerPoint presentation before a big meeting? Or maybe fix a small typo you see? You can do it right on your phone using Microsoft PowerPoint Mobile

 

 

To open a PowerPoint Presentation (PPT):

  1. In the App list, tap Office Hub.

  2. Do one of the following:

    • In Places, tap the place that the presentation is in, and then tap the presentation. It can be in any of these places—on your phone, in email, on SkyDrive, on a Microsoft SharePoint 2010 (or later) site, or on a SharePoint Online site, which is available with Microsoft Office 365.
    • Flick to Recent, and then tap a presentation you recently opened.
    • Tap Search . In the Search box, start typing the presentation name, and then tap the presentation when you see it.

To know more on using PowerPoint in Windows Phone wait for next Tutorial on  How to Use PowerPoint in Windows Phone. 

In Next guide to Microsoft office in Windows Phone, we will share “How to Lync on Windows Phone” & “How to Office 365 and Microsoft SharePoint in Windows Phone. 

Stay there to know more on using Microsoft Office Hub in Windows Phone. 

Source: WindowsPhone.com

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