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Microsoft Releases Office Insider Update 16.0.7 for Android

The Office Insider update adds the ability to view shared documents easily and adds major UX improvements to PowerPoint.

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Program Manager Mohit Beri took to + today to announce the beta release of Office update 16.0.7301.1002 for . The update fixes some major irritants and adds 's new “Shared with me” feature.

You may be familiar with the addition if you have ever used Google Drive. It lets you quickly find files people have shared with you via the “Invite people” menu.

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The new build also comes with some other changes to make sharing and collaboration easier:

Word
• Collaboration – front and center: Quickly share your document, and see who's working on it.
• Shared with me: Find and open files others have recently shared with you.

Excel
• Collaboration – front and center: Quickly share your document, and see who's working on it.
• Shared with me: Find and open files others have recently shared with you.
• Improved copy and paste: Move content between Office applications. We'll make sure it looks great.

PowerPoint
• Collaboration – front and center: Quickly share your document, and see who's working on it.
• Shared with me: Find and open files others have recently shared with you.
• Fresh new look: A better experience for reading presentations on your phone. Drag and drop to reorder slides and double-tap to edit.
• Find: Use the Find icon on the ribbon to search for any text in your presentation.”

Unfortunately, you can't invite people to view files on Android just yet. If you want to do that, you'll have to get your hands on the iOS or PC version, and share from there. Microsoft says the feature is coming to Android “real soon.”

The Office team are looking for further feedback on the feature, so if you have access, try it out and then answer the survey here. If you aren't yet an Insider and are eager to get your hands on the new functionality, you can follow the instructions here to sign up.

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Ryan has had a passion for gaming and technology since early childhood. Fusing the skills from his Creative Writing and Publishing degree with profound technical knowledge, he enjoys covering news about Microsoft. As an avid writer, he is also working on his debut novel.

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