Google Apps for Work Tips and Tricks – Edit Office files from anywhere
Send and edit Microsoft Word, Excel or PowerPoint files on any device – without Office software – when you upload them to Google Drive. Then you can work on them with teammates in real time without having to email large documents back and forth.
From the Chrome Web Store, download the Chrome extension for editing Office files with Docs, Sheets or Slides.
In Google Drive, click the New button in the top-left corner and choose File upload, then select an Office file on your hard drive.
To open and edit the Office file in Word, Excel or PowerPoint format, locate it in Google Drive and double-click its file name.
About Google Apps for Work
Business email, cloud storage and collaboration tools. An all-in-one suite to communicate, store and create.
All you need to work on the go
Enjoy a consistent experience from your computer, tablet or phone. Draft a proposal in Docs at the office, review it on the train, then make final edits from your phone right before the meeting. Get more out of your workday.
Controls for securing your devices and data
Manage mobile devices, email addresses, security settings and more from the Google Admin console. Keep all your company data safe, centralized and protected from disruptions such as missing hardware or employee turnover. Your business, your rules.
More productive meetings
Schedule events in Calendar at times that work for everyone. Get meeting reminders directly to your Gmail inbox. With one-click, join a video meeting through Hangouts and share your Slides to review as a team. Less prep, fewer next steps.
Teamwork that works
Create a budget tracker in Sheets, share it with teammates and edit it in real-time. It’s automatically stored in Drive so everyone always has the latest version. No more sending attachments to get on the same page.
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