Office Remote

Office Remote
Free
455 reviews
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Publisher

Microsoft Research

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Download size

1 MB

Last updated

4/17/2014

Version

1.1.3.0

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 http://aka.ms/officeremotepc

Office Remote has the following features:

PowerPoint:
- 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

Excel:
- 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

Word:
- Jump to headings
- Jump to comments
- Screen up/down
- Line up/down
- Change the zoom level
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Reviews

  • by Kiron 12/17/2014
    wish it would open PPT even if PPT was in the background.
  • by Megan 12/16/2014
    This app is amazing! Such a clever idea and it works so well! Cannot wait to use it during my presentation later this week!
  • by Wilson 12/13/2014
    Useful app but it needs to be integrated into the in-built Office suite
  • by Marcos Vinícius 12/12/2014
    Ótimo, serviu para os meus trabalhos acadêmicos
  • by Brian 12/9/2014
    Cool and necessary. HTC M8. \m/
  • by Kevin 12/9/2014
    Absolutely love the app but I would enjoy more options for the pointer (i.e. smaller laser, different colors and shapes).
  • by Mani 12/4/2014
    So useful
  • by Hari 12/3/2014
    At first, it was awesome. Later, I don't know why Office Remote can't detect my PowerPoint files.
  • by Mark 12/2/2014
    AWESOME
  • by Joshua Rey 11/25/2014
    Great value for my phone, had great stories to tell after using this app during trainings. Now they too want a lumia phone after knowing this. Great work microsoft!