Office apps sharing with Dropbox

Blog Author: Aaron Smith | December 2nd, 2014

Microsoft has recently announced an upgrade to many of its mobile apps to allow them to open and save files directly from Dropbox.

Previously, you could only interact with files that were saved on OneDrive and SharePoint. The move signals recognition from Microsoft that many customers are already using pre-existing file sharing utilities and are hesitant to change over to a dedicated Microsoft platform.

The move is also notable in light of the recent announcement of OneDrive providing all users with unlimited storage capacity. A business like Dropbox who is focused purely on providing web storage is going to struggle in an environment where online storage has effectively become free.

If you haven’t updated your OneDrive mobile apps then you should to take advantage of this new Dropbox functionality.

You can read more information about this at:

http://blogs.office.com/2014/11/20/office-mobile-android-smartphones-update-available-onedrive-sharing-dropbox-support/

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