When do I need a Microsoft 365 subscription?

With the free Office apps on your mobile device, you can do some core tasks like viewing, creating, and editing files. However, you will need a qualifying Microsoft 365 subscription if:

  • Your mobile device is larger than 10.1”.

  • You are creating, editing, and saving files to online business storage services such as:

    • Google Drive, Box, and other business storage

    • OneDrive for business

    • Dropbox for Business

  • You would like to unlock the full Office experience that includes the features listed below.




    Insert page and section breaks

    Enable columns in page layout

    Customize headers and footers for different pages

    Change page orientation

    Track and review changes

    Highlight table cells with color shading


    Insert and edit SmartArt


    Save ink annotations from slide shows

    Highlight table cells with color shading

    Insert and edit SmartArt

    Present your slides to the audience while you see your notes on your Android device

    Apply the Morph transition to move and transform objects between slides

    Use PowerPoint Designer to quickly create high quality professional slides

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