Office Remote for Android

Office Remote for Android

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Rated 4.2 stars out of five star
5,219 Total

  • Required Android: 4.0.3 and up
  • Installs: 500,000 - 1,000,000
  • Published/Updated Date: April 9, 2015

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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:
- View current slide and laser point using touch on your phone
- Next slide preview
- Play and pause embedded audio and video files
- View slide thumbnails and jump to a slide
- View speaker notes on your phone
- View presentation timer and slide numbers

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

Office Remote for Android APK Version History
User Reviews
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5,219 Total
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 Juan Rodriguez
Juan Rodriguez
February 26, 2016

Great app but the features could definitely be refined much more. For example sometimes the slides take too long to show up on my phone. I don't see any of the animation on my phone, just a jpeg image. Would like to have the advanced button take up way less room. At least give me the option to determine how big I want the advance button. I would like to see a slim interface, possibly more material design. Full Review

 Biruk Demelash
Biruk Demelash
May 18, 2016

Wonderful app This is an example of how powerful an app could become. It has done everything I need to do with presentation pointer. Even more with some features like the ability to jump to any slide without scrolling through consecutive pages. Microsoft, please remove country restrictions for this app. One more thing it would be a lot flexible if it works with personal hotspot in addition to Bluetooth Full Review

 Alvin Toh
Alvin Toh
April 21, 2015

Good start. Some suggestions 1. Hard to pair initially my note 3 and win 8.1. Had to go to safe mode to get them to pair and then launch remote to work. Any clues ? 2. Secondly the laser pointer only travels half the screen from left to.middle on my projected screen and 3/4 way up. It travels across the entire slide on the phone itself but only partial in the projected screen. How do i set this to map fully? 3. It would be nice if can zoom in on slide on both phone and projected screen and draw since we hv better control now w touchscreen on phone. 4. Could we view the slide in landscape too? Full Review

 Paul Farquhar
Paul Farquhar
April 15, 2015

Works very well! Hi Microsoft - thanks for this app! it works very well and I can easily control my powerpoint slides - cool. But also Excel too! I like that I can open many different documents for presentation and select what to show on my phone. The laser pointer is a great feature, thanks for that too. I am using an Asus Zenphone 5 and a Fujitsu T904 with Win 8.1 There are some things I'd like to see in a next version: - how about drawing on the slide? - can we have a black page I can choose separately from office documents that would very handy to black the screen - x86 libraries please, either make two versions or a fat version. Many Thanks, Paul Full Review

 Damian Suess
Damian Suess
April 30, 2017

Skeptical at first, then my mind was blown away at how easy and useful it is!! The startup guide from the app was easy to follow. Some may argue "I can't draw lines", don't care. The pinter is GREAT and ability to force PowerPoint to the foreground remotely is so helpful. For more precision I use my SPen. Thanks for keeping it simple, and thank you for making this! Full Review

 Lara M Ihara
Lara M Ihara
June 13, 2016

Working perfectly now! I don't know what the problem was the first time I tried to use it (I had managed to pair the devices, but they just didn't connect). It's working perfectly now, though. Great app! Brilliant for presentations, 'cause you can see your notes and the next slide. The embedded timer is quite handy too. Full Review

 Surya Avantsa
Surya Avantsa
February 7, 2016

I love the app. It does what it stated. However, when trying to connect to the PC, there are additional steps that are not mentioned anywhere. You may find your PC on the app, but before you connect to it, on the PC you should open the MS office file and click on Office Remote Tab. THEN you can click on the PC on your phone. Otherwise, it prompts you to enable Bluetooth on the Phone and PC and pair. Even if you have done all this before, it just keeps saying that. Secondly, especially when presenting a Power Point Presentation, it would be helpful to have a button on the app, that throws a laser beam or something from the phone to the screen like a laser pointer, without having to install another app and switching between apps. Technically speaking this app deserves at least a 3 or 4 stars, but I am giving it only 1 star as I have seen that only 1 star ratings get the authors' attention. Once Microsoft addresses these, I will promise to give it the 5 stars that it rightly deserves. Full Review

 Jp Tromp
Jp Tromp
June 24, 2015

Love the program Few improvements that will make this the best app worthy of 5 stars, even one I'm willing to pay for 1. Resize slides (not everybody uses the note's function, most of the time they put everything on the slides) 2. use wifi connection.. as bluetooth in a hall with a crown full of people over a larger distance is just too slow or weak 3. landscape view for tablets (16:9 slide would fit perfectly in landscape view) Full Review

 Peter Waters
Peter Waters
April 21, 2015

Needs a few interface improvements but glad to finally have it. The left and right buttons could be refined so that they're not so 'in your face'. The laser pointer could be a little less cartoony. Some material design animations would be useful to make the app feel more responsive. The next slide preview needs to change a little... I just don't think you've got the best solution to the problem. Full Review

 Mark Cantona
Mark Cantona
January 30, 2017

I was able to use it for a few days, it was working alright but it would not work with forms (buttons) that has hyperlink to other slides. Then it stopped working. Everytime I launch it and try to connect to my presentation in my laptop it closes.. please fix because I really think this will be a great help to facilitators/trainera like me. Full Review

 Mahroof T
Mahroof T
September 11, 2017

Absolutely good. But many glitches. Many a times the laser pointer doesnt follow the finger, it keeps playing hide and seek from point to other when we try to move the cursor. Notes view: requires much more enhancements.. good for changing slides, had no issues with changing slides. Easy connection!! Full Review

 Adam Guinn
Adam Guinn
June 12, 2015

Excellent App Love the features of this app with Power Point. Cannot get it to work with Word or Excel 2010 as those applications crash when I try. Volume controls making slide transitions would be a welcomed feature so the user doesn't need to look at the phone if they didn't want to. Full Review

Unknown
Unknown
July 22, 2017

At first this this app works but when i reconnected it again on my phone it doesn't work perfectly. Though there is a successful connection between my phone and my pc and the office remote is ON on both devices the presentations or office files doesn't appear on my phone even if it's already open on my pc.I already re-installed the app on both devices but still it doesn't work. I even try to unpair and pair again the bluetooth on both devices but still it doesn'nt work Full Review

 Alex Webber
Alex Webber
April 13, 2015

Always wanted this app. This app is amazing. I use it to present to my robotics team. We dont have clickers, so this is great. Also, thanks for doing it over Bluetooth. It wouldnt work on our WiFi if it was over Wifi, because P2P connections are blocked. My favorite featur happens to be the laser pointer. This is a really awesome tool, and I have even tricked a few people, and have made them think It is a real laser... Full Review

Unknown
Unknown
August 14, 2015

Cannot get slide notes, if I could you would have 5☆ Connection went smoothly between both phone & tablet to PC. The only drawback is absence of slide notes. Is this a Windows 10 issue perhaps? I didnt know of this potentially wonderful app whilst still using Windows 8.1. My phone and tablet are both Samsung. Full Review

 Daniel Hurter
Daniel Hurter
May 14, 2015

Bluetooth not the best solution... A direct WiFi connection option would be a welcome addition. This should guarantee a faster and more stable connection. Screen writing (annotation) support in PowerPoint could also come in handy on the tablet version. Please consider including these features. Full Review

 Chris Teo
Chris Teo
May 30, 2016

Did not work at the last minute! I was impressed by its functions and wanted to use it in my final presentation but IT DID NOT WORK AT THE FINEST HOUR! Even though it could be my laptop giving problems too. So to be fair, this gets this rating. Full Review

 Jason P
Jason P
September 18, 2015

It'd be great, but... The first few times this worked flawlessly; just what I needed for the office. However, now the add on extension doesn't work. Uninstall, reinstall and it works once. Just once. What was a trainer's dream is now a nightmare. Naturally, after we invested in hardware specifically for its use. Full Review

 Farhan PR
Farhan PR
October 11, 2015

just ok, but could be better With easy connection, this is very good. The features like slide changing and pointing is awesome. But I can't use this app to highlight or mark objects? Too bad. Please add more features!! Full Review

 Aneesh Kv
Aneesh Kv
October 6, 2015

THANK YOU Please add 1.a pen tool 2. Zoom function 3. Option for blank black or white screen 4. Decrease the size of next & previous button and show slide in 2 windows one with what is currently on screen, second with the up coming points or slide Full Review

 Jason Bazylak
Jason Bazylak
January 26, 2016

Was super excited... Now super disappointed I was so pumped when I saw this was out. I had been using a third party app that was ok, but I was interests in using the MS approved version. It looks great and seems to have all the functionality I want... Except it is unusably slow. Most slides take 10 - 15 seconds to switch (even when I'm only a foot away from the computer). So close. Fix the speed and I'll be tight there again. Until that time is of no use to me. Full Review

 Sean Hooper
Sean Hooper
November 21, 2016

Too slow, missing features Too slow with Microsoft Surface Pro 4 and Samsung Galaxy S7. Also when using resume summary features on PowerPoint they aren't clickable on the remote so the presentation structure is bypassed. Try again Microsoft, please test it properly next time Full Review

 Casey Missal
Casey Missal
March 29, 2016

Is this even supported anymore? It seems an email to install computer component and link is invalid. Searching leads me to believe this is no longer supported/available. Even download link on Microsoft site sends me to invalid url. Full Review

 Justus Mo
Justus Mo
July 27, 2015

Looks like a good start. Only issue I have is that it does not function with office 2010. Installs fine and the addin is visible in ppt etc. but does not connect. I know my bluetooth works fine. For regulatory reasons I cannot upgrade to 2013 just yet. Can Microsoft fix this. Full Review

 Geoffrey Goodfellow
Geoffrey Goodfellow
August 13, 2015

Just as advertised! Love this app for controlling slides and having electronic slide notes in hand while presenting. One problem at the moment is that the embedded video play/pause button does not appear to work on my Samsung S5. Full Review

 Bilal Brown
Bilal Brown
May 16, 2017

Absolutely fantastic! I've ditched my Bluetooth presenter remote for this app, it is that good. The benefit of this app is that you can see the slide on your phone screen whilst presenting, so there's no need to look around or at your laptop, you can even view the next slide, and it has a laser pointer function! Brilliant! It would be even better if the slide display was slightly larger though. Thank you Microsoft. Full Review

 Miroslav Sommer
Miroslav Sommer
October 7, 2017

Works generally OK, but it sometimes doesn't load notes for the slides. It also leaves the Presenter view mode and makes my presentation appear in full screen on the notebook, which is not ideal, especially when it fails to load the notes to the phone. Suggestions: Fix loading of the comments. Add more customizations, e.g. keep the presenter mode on, allow changing font size of the notes, allow pausing and resuming the presentation (when switching from PowerPoint to code editor for a demo). Full Review

 Rommel Yadao
Rommel Yadao
December 12, 2017

Hello. Im having a hard time pairing my laptop and my phone. the set up is already successful in my pc though i cant get it to work because the office remote tab on microsoft applications doesnt appear. i've checked it on the add ins and its already in there. I repaired it, restarted and turned my pc on and off, redownloaded the app, unpaired and paired it. i dont know what else to do. Full Review

 Phoebe Jones
Phoebe Jones
July 30, 2017

It's a great app. I had it and used it on my other computer for a while. Then, some things got screwed up with that computer and now I have this new one, which is pretty different. Now, apparently, I need an ARM processor to have the app on my computer! I don't have an ARM, I have an Intel because I thought Intel was better. I like the way I could use the app before, but I wish it wasn't so limited. Full Review

 Michael Fielding
Michael Fielding
October 19, 2016

Unusable delay (10s +) Looked promising but for about 1/3 of my 'clicks' slides take 10-20s to change (even using mouse or keyboard). Press multiple times and you zoom forward several steps. No problem when this isn't running. Unusable for presentations, at least with my Surface 3 and Sony Z3. Full Review

 Amir Abedtash
Amir Abedtash
April 20, 2015

Works just fine It didn't work for me at the begining till I found out that my Antivirus/firewall on my PC was just causing the problem! Now it works just as promised! Full Review

 Cliff B
Cliff B
August 12, 2017

Total garbage. Two feet away from a paired Surface 3 and cannot connect. Surface 3 Bluetooth is also a cap performer. Stick with or go to Apple -- worth the cost. Outperforms Microsoft every second of every day. Full Review

 Wes Tebo
Wes Tebo
April 25, 2016

Works great with standard presentations. I created a custom slide show of a presentation and when ever I try to use Office Remote to try and advance slides, Power Point 2013 crashes. Would be 5 stars if Custom Slide shows worked. Full Review

 Mathew Shelley
Mathew Shelley
October 3, 2017

This is a brilliant App!!! I rarely review apps, but this is wonderful. I have tried many presentation remotes in the past, and they've all been hit and miss. This app works perfectly. Simple to set up too! I highly recommend. Full Review

 C K Patel
C K Patel
February 2, 2016

Excellent App but Wifi connection missing This is an excellent app. I liked it very much. I'm giving 4 stars for want of Wifi connectivity option. My laptop does not have Bluetooth connectivity. Hence am inconvenienced a little. Full Review

 Mahdi Kamal
Mahdi Kamal
March 13, 2016

Im facing problem with it Every time i try to connect it tells me to turn on blutooth and remote and im connected with my pc by blutooth and turning it on but always same problem . Plz help since i have a conferance after 2 weeks and i want it to be perfect Full Review

 patrick alberts
patrick alberts
October 11, 2015

great idea, but doesn't work great app, missing only reset / manual start of the timer and an option to black the screen. However, after the first presentation which worked well, it now fails to connect via Bluetooth. Full Review

 Heather Grybas
Heather Grybas
July 24, 2015

I was super excited when I found out this app existed and just in time for my thesis defense. It appears the power point presentations run much smoother on the phone. I initially had this installed on my tablet (Samsumg Galaxy Tab S) since it had the bigger screen to see my notes and slides, but the transition was too slow from one slide to the next. The within slides animations worked fine once the slide loaded, however. I wasn't happy with the delay so I put the app on my phone and it's significantly better. Full Review

 Oak Kub
Oak Kub
August 9, 2015

Work well and very practical for my mentor class, thanks Great work. Originally I got some problem with intalling Microsoft Office Remote PC for my desktop. Installation process freeze at "Microsoft .NET Framework 4.5" error: 0x80072f76 After downloaded, It appear on my office Full Review

 Tim Kenny
Tim Kenny
August 5, 2017

Seems like a great app, I often have to uninstall and reinstall to get it to work. Have PPT ready to go, click on app and...nothing. any advice would be appreciated. Haven't managed the laser pointer either! Full Review

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