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Open Files in Office Mobile

Learn how to open files in Office Mobile.


Product/Version: Microsoft Office Mobile

August 28th 2013
August 28th 2013

Once you add a place such as your SkyDrive account to the Open tab within Office Mobile for iPhone, you can normally open your files off your SkyDrive account as easily as you would open any local file – but there’s a caveat – you need to be connected online all the time for this to work.

Follow these steps to open new and recent files in Office Mobile for iPhone:

  1. Assuming you are signed in via your Office 365 account, click the Open tab to see a list of places available to you, as shown in Figure 1, below. Select a place from the list to sign in.

    Choose a place from where you want to open files
    Figure 1: Choose a place from where you want to open files

  2. If you haven’t signed into this place from your device for a long time, you may be asked to provide login credentials again. You'll then see your folders and files as shown in Figure 2, below. Thereafter, browse folders and and tap a file to select.

    Select a folder or file to open
    Figure 2: Select a folder or file to open

  3. You might see a Connecting message, as shown in Figure 3, below.

    Connecting to open your file
    Figure 3: Connecting to open your file

  4. Next, your file will open as shown in Figure 4, below.

    Opened file
    Figure 4: Opened file

    Tip: Learn how to navigate between slides in our Getting Started with using Office Mobile tutorial

  5. The files you access often or even recently are visible in the Recent tab, highlighted in red within Figure 5, below. Select and tap the file you want to open.

    Recent files
    Figure 5: Recent files

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