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Open or create new files and folders

Open existing files for viewing

Tap the necessary file name in the file list. If you have no rights to edit the document, the file will be opened in the Viewing mode.

In the viewing mode, you can use the Settings icon Settings icon at the top toolbar to open the file settings panel and perform the following actions:

For the DOCX files, you can also enable the Reader Mode that helps you view document on your mobile device more comfortably. To enable this mode, turn on the Reader Mode Reader Mode switcher at the file Settings panel.

To close the Settings panel, tap the Done caption in the upper right corner.

To close the file, tap the Close file arrow in the upper left corner.

You can also view media files and images stored on the portal in the most popular formats, including mp4, webm, bmp, jpg, jpeg, png, etc. To open a media file, tab the necessary file name in the file list.

To navigate through all available media files in the view mode, swipe left or right. You can tap the Media files icon icon to see the list of all stored media files.

To exit the view mode, tap the arrow in the upper left corner.

Using the On Device section, you can view pre-downloaded media files and images from a portal.

Open existing files for editing

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

  1. touch the Open menu icon to the right of the necessary document in the file list.
  2. select the Edit document Edit document menu item.

Tapping on a local file, using the On Device section, will open the document in the Editing mode by default.

If the file format differs from the DOCX/XLSX/PPTX one, the file will be converted to the Office Open XML format for faster viewing and editing. The converted copy of the file will be opened.

If the file is currently being edited by another user, you'll be able to edit the file collaboratively in real time.

Create new files

Tap the Insert object icon in the lower right corner and select the necessary file type from the menu:

  • Create document Text document,
  • Create spreadsheet Spreadsheet,
  • Create presentation Presentation.

Enter the file name in the dialog window that appears and press the CREATE caption:

Create new document

A new blank .docx document, or .xlsx spreadsheet, or .pptx presentation will be opened. Tap an empty space in the document, or a cell within the spreadsheet, or a text placeholder in the presentation and the keyboard will appear allowing you to start typing.

All the changes you made in the file using the Clouds section are saved automatically.

To save all changes in a document when editing using the On Device section, tap the Close file arrow and confirm by tapping Yes.

Create new folders

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

Upload files from your device

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

Make photo Make photo - to take a new photo using your device camera and upload it to the Documents app. The captured picture will be displayed in the file manager.

Import file icon Import file - to add an existing file stored on your device to the Documents app.

Connect third-party storages

In addition to adding third-party clouds within the Clouds Clouds application section, you can connect a third-party services within your ONLYOFFICE cloud.

In the Clouds Clouds application section switch to the connected ONLYOFFICE account. Tap the Insert object icon in the lower right corner and select the Connect third-party storage Connect third-party storage option from the menu. The Select service panel will open.

  1. select the necessary service from the available ones: Nextcloud, ownCloud, SharePoint, Box, Dropbox, Google Drive, OneDrive, Yandex.Disk, or Other WebDAV storage (for accounts which support the WebDAV protocol).
  2. on the Connect service panel, sign in to your third-party account using your Login and Password.

    When connecting your SharePoint or ownCloud/Nextcloud account, you'll also need to specify the Connection URL. For example, the URL that allows to access your Nextcloud files via WebDAV looks like this: This URL address can be found in the following way: sign in to your Nextcloud account, click the Settings icon in the lower left corner and copy the entire URL from the WebDAV field. Then switch to the ONLYOFFICE Documents app and paste the entire copied URL address, including the protocol, into the Connection URL field.

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

  3. change the Folder name, if necessary,
  4. press the SAVE button.

The third-party storage folder will be added. You can use the folder menu to Share, Move, Copy, Rename the folder, or Disconnect storage. If you disconnect the storage, the third-party service will be disconnected from the Documents app, and all the documents stored in the folder will be still available in your third-party account.

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