Microsoft apps to boost your Android and iOS experience

So, you bought a new Android or an iOS device and now you want to get the best apps, but there are so many to choose from! What now? Unless you have already rigorously checked them out, you might not know that there are plenty of Microsoft apps available for Android and iOS devices.

After you installed the notorious social networking apps like Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and WhatsApp, the tougher choice comes in. How to use your device to get things done, and to have fun along the way? Will you use the preinstalled apps or are you willing to test some of our apps that are already available for you to work, play or learn, from anywhere and at any time? To make things easier for you, we have compiled some apps that might just do the trick. These apps include OneDrive, for all your storage needs, Lync 2013 for state-of-the-art business communication and more!

Here are some Microsoft apps available for Android and iOS, so just download them directly:

Get OneDrive for Android.

Get Lync 2013 for Android

Get Dynamics AX for Android

Get OneNote for Android

Get Office Mobile for Android

Get OneDrive for iOS

Get Lync 2013 for iPhone

Get Dynamics AX for iPhone

Get OneNote for iPhone

Get Office Mobile for iPhone

Besides the apps listed above, there are plenty other official Microsoft apps available on Google Play and on iTunes. In addition, here are some apps for your Android device that are not available on iOS and apps for your iOS that are not available on Android. So, get ready to click some links and fill up your home screens!

Android apps

Android fans, these are the apps that you simply have to download to your device:


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Get Microsoft remote desktop for Android

With the Microsoft Remote Desktop app, you can connect to a remote PC and your work resources from almost anywhere. Experience the power of Windows with RemoteFX in a Remote Desktop client designed to help you get your work done wherever you are.

Get Office 365 Admin for Android

The Office 365 Admin mobile app empowers IT service administrators to connect to their organizations’ Office 365 service status on the go. The Office 365 Admin mobile app enables administrators to view service health information and maintenance status updates. In addition, administrators can filter information by service subscriptions and configure app data refresh interval.

Get TouchDevelop for Android

Great application for app developers! Create apps on your phone or tablet, share them with other people! Create fun games and automate recurring tasks. You compose programs by tapping on the screen. The TouchDevelop app for Android allows you to receive notifications directly on your Android phone or tablet related to your user account. You’ll get notified when someone gives you heart, writes a comment, takes a screenshot, or creates a variation of your code.

You can write code and interact with other users in a web browser on many different devices, including Android phones, Android tablets, Windows Phone, Windows tablets, laptops and PCs, iPhone, iPad, Mac,

iOS apps

For all you iPhone and iOS device fans, these apps are a must have:


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Office365 for iPad

View, create, and edit Office documents on your iPad® with touch-friendly Word, Excel, and PowerPoint apps. In Word, add comments or track changes while you work together with others. Review and update Excel spreadsheets and add formulas or charts. Change PowerPoint presentations and project them wirelessly on a big screen. Editing and creating documents with Office for iPad requires an eligible Office 365 subscription

Get Bing for iPhone

Bing is a search engine designed to work beautifully on your iPhone.
Whatever you’re looking for, Bing can find it and help you get there. Whether down the street, the other side of the world, or somewhere in between, Bing has the answer.

Get Photosynth for iPhone

Photosynth for iOS is the panorama creation app that makes it easy and fun to capture and share interactive panoramas of the places, people, and events that are important to you. Using the latest in computer vision techniques, you can create panoramas not only from left to right, but also up and down, enabling you to capture a full sphere.

Bing Get MeThere for iPhone

Bing Get Me There is a London travel app that gets you from where you are right now to wherever you want to be. True door-to-door directions using Bing maps and live tube updates to ensure you get the best route for you. Business, home address, or tube station, Bing Get Me There will get you there!

Buying a new mobile device is a fun experience, I know that myself. But, if you want to really take the advantage of the new device and its possibilities, your device must be equipped with apps that enable you to work on the go, and have fun along the way!

What do you think about these apps? Have you tried them? Be sure to tweet us your opinion on @MSEurope and @LisaInBrussels!

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