Google Docs for Android: text and tables on the smartphone look | Android App | Atlas Mobile

May 1, 2011 2:27 pm3 commentsViews: 3


Google is no longer a pure search engine, offering more Internet users, many other online services. In addition to a E-mail Service, The image sharing Picasa, A Social Diary and a News Reader , the Internet giant to the service Google Docs a Web application to edit documents, spreadsheets, presentations, drawings and forms in the program.

Its users have the ability to upload documents from their computer, anytime from anywhere to access them. In addition, several people in the team to work on one project. With the App Google Docs Android users can view their documents now easily from your mobile and even edit directly on the phone.

If the app is installed and started, it automatically logs on to the currently used Google account. Anyone for another account Docs used, those in the device settings of the smartphones on the point Accounts Add the app and go through the menu. The summary provides quick access to all stored files, collections and favorites. In the file view Google Docs document lists all either alphabetically or sorted by date on. About the search of the smartphone owners have also the possibility to browse the files for key words. Finger wiping it goes to the Favorites tab or to his self-written journals. Clicking on an entry opens the text, tables, images or presentations. When editing the user is only the Android keyboard as Werkzug available. The usual tools for changing the font, size or color, and formatting of the text does not exist.

New documents can create using the icon in the title bar. Apart from creating text and tables bring the app with a new interesting feature. It converts the smartphone shot pictures of newspaper articles, book passages, letters, documents and so on in order to extract text and stores it together with snapshot onto Google’s servers. With a few mistakes that works perfectly well in German.

Thus, the smartphone owners its documents always at hand that brings Google Docs with even a widget for the Home Screen. Overall, the app is quite successful. However, there is still room for improvement. It lacks some important processing options. A function to delete files is also looking in vain. To view the pure Dokumete the app is well suited character recognition and thanks to a useful tool for the road.

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