Office Remote

Office Remote
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Works with

  • Windows Phone 8.1
  • Windows Phone 8

App requires

  • data services
  • Proximity
  • HD720P (720x1280)
  • WVGA (480x800)
  • WXGA (768x1280)
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Office Remote turns your phone into a smart remote that interacts with Microsoft Office on your PC. The app lets you control Word, Excel, and PowerPoint from across the room, so you can walk around freely during presentations.

New PowerPoint Features in v1.1
- View current slide and laser point on it without changing phone orientation
- Next slide preview
- Play and pause embedded audio and video files

With Office Remote, you can 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 can 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. 

App requirements:
- Microsoft Office 2013. This app does not work with Office 2013 RT or earlier versions of Office. 
- Bluetooth on your PC 
- The desktop add-in for Office Remote must be installed on your PC

Office Remote has the following features:

- Jump to the next, previous, and last slide
- View slide thumbnails and jump to a slide
- View speaker notes on phone
- View presentation timer and slide numbers 
- Laser pointer using touch on your phone

- 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

- Jump to headings
- Jump to comments
- Screen up/down
- Line up/down
- Change the zoom level
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  • by Dan 11/21/2014
    This is a GREAT application! It will amaze and create envy in Apple and Android phone users. I thought I had a unique idea in the PowerPoint remote, then I found that Microsoft already had me covered! THIS APPLICATION IS A MUST HAVE!
  • by Nabeel 11/20/2014
    Loved the app. Very useful. Thank you Microsoft.
  • by Bruce 11/19/2014
    Very handy. Fast and responsive.
  • by Brian 11/18/2014
    This app is a great way to present power points without having to look at a monitor.
  • by Alireza 11/18/2014
    Amazing and essential especially for teachers and professors
  • by Mohsen 11/17/2014
    میشه گفت از ویندوز انتظار همین رو میرفت
  • by Thiago 11/15/2014
    Use wifi to communication
  • by Rahadian 11/15/2014
    now i don't need to buy an extra pointer anymore :)
  • by Saman 11/15/2014
    Great stuff well-done. Zoom ability with fingers would be very useful.
  • by Susana 11/14/2014
    Is it possible to enable Airplane mode when you start presenting with Office Remote? To avoid calls and notifications?

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