Microsoft brings together an amazingly huge library of significant business and productivity apps for iOS and Android platforms. We have already taken a look at the Microsoft apps for Android. In this roundup, let’s look at the best iPhone apps from Microsoft which can help users stay productive on an iOS platform with Microsoft services.
iPhone apps from Microsoft
Outlook for iOS is one of the best iPhone apps available from Microsoft. This app helps millions of users connect and link their email accounts, calendars, and files in one convenient spot. This app works very efficiently with IMAP, Yahoo, Google, Office 365, iCloud, and Exchange email accounts.
OneDrive gives the users free online storage for all their files. The users can later access their files from any iOS device, computer (PC or Mac), and any other devices they use.
3. Microsoft Excel
The iPhone Excel app allows users to create new worksheets from templates, perform basic editing and formatting tasks with existing sheets, and share them. Users can quickly pinch, pan, and zoom around on big spreadsheets.
4. Microsoft Word
Word for iPhone has a comprehensive toolbox of input and formatting tools. It also can add comments and share the work as an attachment or a link.
5. Microsoft PowerPoint
Create, edit, and deliver a full presentation using only an iPhone with this PowerPoint app. It also allows projecting an entire presentation from the phone by simply connecting or beaming it to a larger monitor.
It is a free calendar application that has an attractive interface. It is designed to connect with Google Calendar, iCloud, Exchange, Facebook, Evernote, TripIt, Todoist, Foursquare, and Trello.
Cortana very recently made its venture into iOS. It is a beautiful personal productivity assistant that helps the users get things done by letting their PC and iPhone work together. Cortana makes sure to make the user’s schedule, interests, people, and reminders available wherever needed.
8. Microsoft Remote Desktop
The Microsoft Remote Desktop app allows users to connect to a remote PC and access their work resources.
9. MSN Sports
Get real-time game updates, easy-to-follow schedules and rankings, and the latest news across your favorite leagues and teams.
10. MSN News
Read the day’s top stories and breaking news from the industry’s best sources. Easily stay updated on any topic of your interest. From global events to your local news, this app has it all.
11. Microsoft Translator
It is a free, personal translation app for 60+ languages. Easily translate text, voice, conversations, camera photos, screenshots, etc. It also offers offline translation for free use by simply downloading languages, making it the best option for travel.
Yammer is an enterprise social networking app that helps link with the right people in your organization, share and search for information across the team, and organize around projects and ideas to improve productivity.
13. Xbox One SmartGlass
This app allows users to connect and control their Xbox One and stay associated with the games and gamers of their choice.
14. Skype for Business
Formerly known as Lync 2013 for iOS, Skype lets you join forces with anyone, anywhere, on any device, with the security and control of Microsoft.
15. Microsoft Health
The Health app from Microsoft allows the user to stay healthy by analyzing data from the Band with full-color, easily-understandable charts and graphs.
It is one place for all your notes. One of the most useful iPhone apps from Microsoft. This application collects users’ notes, screen clippings, drawings, and audio commentaries. You can share these with other OneNote users over the Internet or a network.
17. Power BI
This app gives the user live and active mobile access to vital business data. Users can easily view and interact with their dashboards and reports for their business data.
18. Office Delve for Office 365
This app helps users find and discover documents through people they work with. This app makes it easier to discover the documents your coworkers are working on.
It is a simple to-do list and task manager app that helps get stuff done.
20. Office Lens
Yet one of the iPhone apps turns your phone into a pocket scanner. Office Lens from Microsoft can capture notes and info from whiteboards, menus, signs, handwritten memos, or anything with a lot of text. It also allows to upload of document and whiteboard images to Word, PowerPoint, OneNote, and OneDrive, and save them as PDFs or share them through emails.
You can use Sway to create and share polished, interactive reports, presentations, personal stories, etc
22. Office 365 Admin
This app is perfect for the administrators of Office 365. Administrators can easily connect to the Office 365 admin center, manage users, reset passwords, assign product licenses, manage notifications, contact Microsoft support and read system messages.
One of the iPhone apps allows users to quickly and securely verify their identity online for all their accounts. This app turns the mobile device into a trusted device and provides a single sign-on to all company applications.
24. OME Viewer
Another viewer app allows the users to view and reply to encrypted messages from Office 365 on the iPhone.
SwiftKey is an innovative keyboard application that replaces the device’s built-in keyboard and adapts to the user’s typing style. This app works across a wide variety of applications.
PowerApps allows users to make their applications and link data from different apps into workflows to automate redundant daily tasks.
27. Microsoft Groove
Discover new songs, albums, and artists from your iPhone, play ad-free music from massive music catalogs, add songs, albums, and playlists to your collection and access them from your phone, Xbox, PC, tablet, and the web.
28. Microsoft Spend
Microsoft Spend is an expense tracking app for iOS. It offers features like the ability to take photos of receipts. So, you can quickly snap a picture of receipts and attach it to the purchase. If you’re making purchases in cash, ‘Spend’ makes it easy to create a record of that expense and attach a receipt. It’s like having a virtual accountant in your pocket.
Apple iPhone does come with much pre-filled rubbish; it’s time to get rid of them and free some space for some of the above iPhone Apps from Microsoft. Apart from these, there are much more available at Apple.com.
Can you download iPhone apps on Windows?
You cannot, but if you can get an iPhone Emulator on the PC, you need to sign in with your Apple account and install the app. However, not everything will work as emulators have their limitations.
Does Apple support Microsoft apps?
It’s the other way round because Apple offers a platform where developers can build apps for it. So you can use apps such as Excel and PowerPoint-like you do on the PC, but they may differ in functionality and the looks.