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Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by smiley47, Aug 7, 2012.

  1. smiley47

    smiley47 Member
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    I thought I saw Polaris Office as installed software on the Sony S. Can't seem to find it or not even on Google Play.

    Any tips? Any better apps?
     

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  2. Lars

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    Is that like documents to go or quickoffice?
     
  3. smiley47

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    Yes, Polaris Office opens Word docs, Excel spread sheets, Power Point etc. I'll check out QuickOffice.
     
  4. smiley47

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    I downloaded Kingsoft Office (free) from the Play Store. It works fine to open all those Microsoft Office products. That's all I really need.
     
  5. galactique

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    I have a pretty new Samsung Galaxy S3, on Verizon. The Polaris Viewer came pre-installed, but as near as I can tell, it doesn't show up anywhere as an app. But if you use the file manager to open a file with an extension like .doc or .pdf, it will open in Polaris. It seems very good for viewing documents, but so far, using that way of opening it, I can't get it to work for editing (I can't even get a keyboard to appear).
     
  6. Markjones

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    Polaris Office suite is not available on AM, but can be downloaded directly from their own website

    Polaris
     
  7. liteon163

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    I used Samsung Apps on my SGSIII to install Polaris Office (4.0.3209.05). I don't usually create or edit documents on my phone, but I do view them quite a bit. I found Polaris to be a bit better than Documents To Go Pro, Office Suite Pro, or QuickOffice Pro.

    Now I'm just trying to figure out if I'm running the latest version. I think they're up to 4.0.8, but I'm not sure if that's for Android or iOS. I'll see what I can discover.
     

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