How do I create Microsoft Office documents in the Dropbox app?

To create any Office document in the Dropbox app you need the appropriate Microsoft app installed on your device. Here's a list of compatible Microsoft apps for iOS:

Some Microsoft apps require a qualifying Office 365 subscription to access some of their advance features. You can purchase an account within the app or through the online Microsoft store. Once you have installed the correct Microsoft app you can follow these steps to create an Office document within the Dropbox app:

  1. Tap the plus (+) button in the Dropbox app.
  2. Tap Create or Upload file.
  3. Select Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel or Microsoft PowerPoint.
  4. This will take you to the appropriate Microsoft app so you can create your document.

You can edit the following Office file types within the Dropbox app:

  • .doc
  • .docx
  • .xls
  • .xlsx
  • .ppt
  • .pptx
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