Microsoft launches Android App that allows you to remotely control your office documents

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Microsoft has launched a new app called Office Remote, that allows you to start your PowerPoint presentation, advance the slides, see your speaker notes, and control an on-screen laser pointer with a touch of your finger — all from your phone.


You ca2n also navigate between Excel worksheets and graphs, and control data slicers from the palm of your hand. And you can scroll through a Word document or quickly jump to specific sections or comments.

The app requires Microsoft Office 2013 on your laptop or PC and does not work with Office 2013 RT or earlier versions of Office. You will also require bluetooth on your PC or laptop. The desktop add-in for Office Remote must be installed on your PC; this is available at



Office Remote has the following features:

PowerPoint:- View current slide and laser point using touch on your phone- Next slide preview- Play and pause embedded audio and video files- View slide thumbnails and jump to a slide- View speaker notes on your phone- View presentation timer and slide numbers

Excel:- Change worksheets by swiping- Use Slicers, PivotTable, and Filters- Jump to any named object in your workbook- Move up or down the worksheet- Change the zoom level

Word:- Jump to headings- Jump to comments- Screen up/down- Line up/down- Change the zoom level

You can download the Microsoft Office Remote App at Google Play here:

Microsoft Office Remote App

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