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Monday, March 7, 2011

Google Docs Now Allow Mobile Editing

Google previously unveiled mobile Google Docs users could only open and view their documents, but not edit and now users could easily edit documents while on the go. This offering was also extended to enthusiasts strewn across the globe who own iOS 3.0 and above as well as Android with Froyo,this means that handset users can seamlessly edit all their documents anywhere, anytime and now in 45 languages…….

When Google introduced mobile editing in Google Docs last year, they  launched the ability to edit mobile docs in English.The company has been consistently adding features to its word processing program. In January, Google streamlined the service, revamping the way files are organized to make it easier to display and preview documents. Google Docs also recently added the ability to play video, and it’s been rumored, but not confirmed that a music player would also be incorporated.Google launched mobile editing for the program in November. To edit Google Docs on your mobile phone, you must have a device running on Android Froyo 2.2or higher or an iPad or iPhone running on iOS 3.0 or higher.

“With Google Docs, we’re always trying to make you more productive – and part of that means making it possible for you to get things done from anywhere, at anytime,” 

Google software engineer Andrew Grieve blogged when the company launched mobile editing.To edit a document, open the browser on your phone and go to Select a document and press edit to launch the mobile editor. Some of the supported languages are Chinese, Arabic, German, and French. The language settings must be changed on the desktop browser. They can’t be altered on your phone.For now, you can only edit documents on Google Docs via mobile devices, but you can’t create new files.


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