The operating system also includes One Note, although not as a part of the Office Hub.Lync is not included, but can be downloaded as standalone app from the Windows Phone Store free of charge.Optimized for smartphones and tablets, they are universal apps that can run on both Windows and Windows for phones, and share similar underlying code.A simplified version of Outlook was also added to the suite.In October 2012, Microsoft released a new version of Microsoft Office Mobile for Windows Phone 8 and Windows Phone 7.8.This was followed up by the release of Office Mobile for i Phone on 14 June 2013, and Office Mobile for Android phones on 31 July 2013.Smaller tablets and phones will have most editing features for free.
With steady updates throughout subsequent releases of Windows Mobile, Office Mobile was rebranded as its current name after the release of the Windows Mobile 5.0 operating system.
The core apps are Word, Excel, Power Point, and One Note.
Other Office apps, including Sway, Skype for Business, and Share Point Newsfeed are available for download from the mobile app store on supported devices and platforms.
It became available as "Office Mobile 6.1" on 26 September 2007 as a free upgrade download to current Windows Mobile 5.0 and 6 users.
However, "Office Mobile 6.1 Upgrade" is not compatible with Windows Mobile 5.0 powered devices running builds earlier than 14847.