Office Remote

Office Remote
Free
472 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 Lukman 1/25/2015
    It would be more useful if this app supports connection over Wi-Fi, as not all PC or notebook has Bluetooth connectivity.
  • by abhiram 1/23/2015
    Awesome and very useful app
  • by Raul 1/21/2015
    Didn't work with my Lumia 521 and surface pro 3
  • by Daylen 1/18/2015
    Works like a charm! My wish list for this is: a transparent tile, support for Office RT and the ability to control a Sway.
  • by Dushantha 1/16/2015
    Awesome
  • by Mohammad Javad 1/14/2015
    It's amazing specially its laser pointer and the ability to play and pause. Just one missing thing is refreshing slide preview after any admission 🎫
  • by Hamid 1/13/2015
    Awesome and practical...one flaw is that the laser view shows the whole slide on your phone while only part of the contents is shown on your computer (when you use animation)
  • by Tito Alvi 1/13/2015
    great app, but sometimes too long to process slide preview and laser does not appear. please update app to fix bug
  • by Syed 1/12/2015
    Works great for the files stored on local storage, but not working for the files open via SharePoint.
  • by Benjamin 1/12/2015
    Absolutely fantastic, no need to go out and buy myself a presenter now. Nearly flawless design. Need to add a color option for the laser function though (green please). The initial connection is a bit tricky the first time but after that its simple and straight forward. Great app.