May 19, 2015

How to get pre-release version of Microsoft Office for Android?

How do I get an invite to try out the pre-release versions of Microsoft Excel and Word for my Android tablet?
Go to Microsoft's Office for Android Google+ page (yes, I'm serious). From that page:

"1. Join the Microsoft Office for Android community. (
2. Once you join the community, you can “Become a tester” by clicking on the links to the apps: Word (, Excel (, and PowerPoint (
3. Wait for Google Play to replicate permissions (this may take ~up to 4 hours), then click above mentioned links and follow the download links to install apps using Google play store.

If you run into any installation troubles, please consult Installation FAQs: "
Try Microsoft's pre-release programs page:
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