Microsoft Office files can now be edited by Google Docs, Sheets and Slides on iOS – IOS users will no longer need to convert file types, as Google Workspace apps can be used to edit Office files.
Microsoft Office files can now be easily edited on iOS using Google Docs, Sheets, and Slides. This feature was brought to the web in the previous year and to Android in September. Its expansion has already been made for iOS. Since you can edit, comment, and collaborate on Microsoft Office files using Google apps on iOS. This will help streamline your workflow due to the fact that users will not be forced to convert file types all the time.
Google said via a blog that it would bring the Google Workspace support and collaboration features to Microsoft Office files on iOS devices. This will minimize the download and email requirements for file attachments. Google will also improve controls and sharing options, so this feature will soon replace Quickoffice, which has limited functionality and collaborative features.
The features described will be available to users with personal Google Accounts, Business Standard, Business Plus, Google Workspace Essentials, Enterprise Standard, Enterprise Plus, and Enterprise Essentials, along with Business, Education, G Suite Basic, Enterprise for Education, and non-profit customers profitable. You need to make sure that your device is updated to the latest version of Google drive if you want to take advantage of this feature.
The types of office files it supports are: .doc, .dot, .docx for Word files; .ppt, .pptx, .pps, .pot for PowerPoint files and .xls, .xlsx, .xlsm and .xlt for Excel files.
The method for opening, editing, and converting Office files to Google Docs, Sheets, and Slides. If you want to add an Office file to Google Drive on iOS, you’ll need to open the Google Drive app on your iPad or iPhone. Then click on the plus sign and then Upload. After following this, search for the file you want to upload and tap on it. Until you move the file, you can view it in My Drive.
To open an Office file in Google Docs, Sheets, or Slides, you need to tap the Office file in the Google productivity app.
If you want to edit the file, you need to open the Google Docs, Sheets, or Slides app on your iOS device and click Open a file. Editing a word can be done by double-tapping it. Even clicking Edit on Google Docs can do this for you. To select the desired text, you need to edit the blue markers.
Converting an Office file to Google Docs, Sheets, or Slides can be done by opening the application and clicking on the options menu next to the file you want to convert. Clicking Save As saves your file to the Google Docs / Sheets / Slides file.