You can open and edit Microsoft Office files directly from the Dropbox mobile app. As long as a file is saved in Dropbox, you can open it from the Dropbox app directly into the Microsoft Office app. You can edit documents, workbooks, and presentations.
To open and edit a Microsoft Office file:
- Open the Dropbox mobile app.
- Navigate to the file.
- Tap to open the file.
- Tap the edit button (a pencil and paper icon). The file opens in the appropriate Microsoft Office app.
- Edit the file in the Microsoft Office app, then save the file in Dropbox.
Note: If you follow these steps to edit a text file, but don't see the edit icon, contact Dropbox Support for help.