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Galaxy View - How can I open Microsoft® documents on my Samsung Galaxy View?

You can view and edit Microsoft Word®, Excel®, PowerPoint®, and OneNote® documents using the suite of Microsoft applications preinstalled on your device. You can unlock the full Excel experience with an Office 365™ subscription.

Open Microsoft Applications

1. From the Home screen, touch Apps > Microsoft Apps.

2. Touch the Office application you want to use. For this example, we will use Excel .

3. If you already have an Office account, touch Sign in. Touch Sign up for free if you need to create an account. Follow the steps on the screen to set up the account on your device.

4. Touch the Start using Excel (read only).

5. Start using Office application to view documents.  To edit and create new documents, you can unlock the full Excel experience with an Office 365™ subscription.

Open a Microsoft Document

To open a Microsoft document you have saved either on your device or to OneDrive or another cloud storage service, follow the steps below. 

Open from Device or Cloud Storage

1. From the Home screen, touch Apps > Microsoft Apps.

2. Touch the Office application you want to use. For this example, we will use Excel.

3. Touch Open other workbooks.

4. Touch the storage location of the document you want to open, and then touch the document to open it.

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5. Document opens in Read only view. You can unlock the full Excel experience with an Office 365™ subscription

   

Open from Email

1. Touch the document attachment in the email.

2. Touch PREVIEW to view the document in the corresponding Microsoft application, or touch SAVE to save the document to your device.

To access saved attachments on the Device storage, from the Home screen, touch Apps > My Files > Device storage > Download.

3. Document opens in Read only view. You can unlock the full Excel experience with an Office 365™ subscription

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