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Open or create new files and folders

Open existing files

Tap the necessary file name in the file list. The file will be opened in the editing mode if you have corresponding permissions.

  • If you have no rights to edit the document, it will be opened in the viewing mode.

    Note: in the Viewing mode you will be able to search for the necessary text within the document by tapping the Find icon Find icon, as well as export or print the document and view the information about it by tapping the Tools icon Tools icon at the top toolbar.

  • If the file format differs from the DOCX/XLSX one, you'll be suggested to convert the file to the Office Open XML format for faster viewing and editing. You can choose if you want to Convert and save the original or Convert without saving the original.
  • If the file is currently being edited by another user, you'll be able to edit the file collaboratively in real time.
Collaborative editing

Currently, the Fast co-editing mode is only available that allows you to immediately view the changes made by your co-authors. The actions and the names of the co-editors appear in the document once they are editing the text.

Co-author

When several users are editing the same file simultaneously, the Collaboration icon icon appears in the right part of the top toolbar. You can tap it to view the list of users who are editing the file at the moment.

User list

Create new files

Tap the Insert object icon in the upper right corner, select the New Document or New Spreadsheet option from the menu, enter the file name in the dialog window that appears and press the Create button.

Create new document

Note: with the 3D Touch support, you can quickly create new documents and spreadsheets without opening the application. Just press the icon on the main screen and select the necessary option from the quick actions menu that appears.

A new blank .docx document or .xlsx spreadsheet will be opened. Tap an empty space/cell within it and the keyboard will appear allowing you to start typing.

To save the changes you made in the file, tap the Exit the Document Editor icon in the left corner of the top toolbar and tap the Save option in the dialog window that appears.

Create new folders

Tap the Insert object icon in the upper right corner, select the New Folder option from the menu, enter the folder name in the dialog window that appears and press the Create button.

Add image files

Tap the Insert object icon in the upper right corner and select one of the options:

  • Load Image - to add an existing image file from your device media library to the Documents app,
  • Take a Picture - to take a new photo using your device camera and save it in the Documents app.

Connect third-party storages

Tap the Insert object icon in the upper right corner and select the Connect Storage option from the menu. The Connecting account window will open.

  • select the necessary service from the available ones: Google Drive, OneDrive, Dropbox, Box, SharePoint, OneDrive for Business, Yandex.Disk, ownCloud or Other account which supports WebDAV protocol.
  • sign in to your third-party account using your Login and Password. You'll also need to specify the Server address for your SharePoint or ownCloud account.

    Note: in some cases, you will also need to allow ONLYOFFICE to access your third-party account tapping the corresponding button.

  • change the Folder title, if necessary,
  • press the Connect button.

The third party storage folder will be added. You can use the folder menu to Rename, Copy, Share or Disconnect third party folder.

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