Tuesday, July 16, 2013

New Office and OWA Apps for iPhone and iPad

New Announcements

Office 365 has again expanded support for iPhone and iPad. There are always been support for ActiveSync for Exchange Online, Lync App, Office Web Apps, SharePoint Online, and OneNote App.

There have been two announcements in June and July 2013 for more solutions for iPhone and iPad. First there was an announcement for Office for iPhone; very similar what users get by default on a Windows Phone. Second there was an announcement for Outlook Web App (OWA) for iPad.

Office for iPhone

Read the announcements, details, and watch a video here - http://blogs.office.com/b/office365tech/archive/2013/06/14/office-mobile-for-iphone.aspx

This capability provides:

  • Integrated log in with your organizational IDs
  • Connect to SharePoint and SkyDrive Pro
  • Word, Excel and PowerPoint (note there is already a OneNote App)


OWA for iPad and iPhone

Hot off the presses, the new Outlook Web App (OWA) for iPhone and iPad. Read the announcements with tons of screenshots and details - http://blogs.office.com/b/office365tech/archive/2013/07/16/owa-for-iphone-and-owa-for-ipad.aspx

This capability provides:

  • Email status notifications
  • Rich email, calendar and contact management
  • Voice commands
  • Information Rights Management support with AD Rights Management Server (AD RMS)
  • Outlook and OWA Apps Support
  • Exchange Online user configuration management
  • And more….


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