Saturday, June 3, 2017

Microsoft Planner comes to iOS and Android as extension for Office 365

Office 365 Home is available on discount on Amazon at only € 59.99 instead of € for one year on 5 Mac and PC, plus 5 tablets and 5 phones. The offer is very attractive for all those who use tools such as Word, Excel, Powerpoint and want to have access to their files on the move, exchanging them between your desktop and mobile.

The subscription, plus the use of the classic programs on a Mac or a PC, also includes 60 minutes of Skype calls per month on mobile or landline phones, 1TB of additional storage on OneDrive for five users and the certainty of having the latest versions of the packages that make up the Microsoft suite.

Microsoft has released Planner, a new application for managing the daily activities on iPhone. Through the new app, previously available only in the web version, you can create lists in Office 365 to stay organized and appointments, as well as improve the system of communication with your team.

Although Planner on iOS does not have the same functionality and features of the web version, during its presentation, the Redmond company revealed it was in anticipation of the implementation of new features such as an innovative system for notifications and integration of Intune, that is arriving in the coming months. Planner on iOS comes after the many positive reviews of users on the Web application.

Starting today, all users can use the Planner application directly on smartphones to access more quickly and intuitively to the programming of its activities. For new members, it is necessary to register before the official web page of the application, through the Microsoft Office website. Once created your activities will be accessible to control them and change them through the iPhone app.

Microsoft describes Planner as a simple and intuitive way to manage teamwork. Among the various functions. you can create new activities, organize meetings and assign tasks to team members, as well as allow file sharing, chat and analyze the updates and the status of work progress.

Within each level, the user has the possibility to organize activities in function of the progress or component which is responsible for a designated activity. To update the status or change assignments, simply drag tasks between the different columns. The view My Tasks provides a complete list of all the tasks, so as to inform in real time who is working on what.

Through integration with Office 365, Planner allows users to work simultaneously on the same activity, attach photos and start conversations without having to access other applications. Thanks to the sharing system, the application works on all devices, updating in real time.

Starting today, the application is free to download on the App Store and Android Google Play Store. Accounts Office 365 compatible should include subscription plans Enterprise E1-E5, Business Essentials, Business Premium, and Education. Microsoft also introduced the first preview version of its version of Wunderlist on iPhone, triggering the imminent debut even on Mac and PC.


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