On November 29, 2016, we released the November feature update, version 17.7571.xxxx, for OneNote, Word Mobile, Excel Mobile, and PowerPoint Mobile.

What’s new in 17.7571?

The following new features are included in this update:


  • Accessibility built right in We've improved support for using Narrator and other assistive technologies as well as your keyboard to edit documents with others, sort data in worksheets, read and edit presentations, and more. Learn more about what's new in accessibility.

  • Sharing Notifications in Word Mobile, Excel Mobile and PowerPoint Mobile No need to keep checking your shared documents, workbooks, or presentations. We'll send you a notification when there's activity. Learn more about document collaboration and co-authoring. This feature requires an Office 365 subscription.

  • Use SVG images If you use Word, Excel, or PowerPoint on a tablet, you can now insert and edit scalable vector graphics (SVG). No expert software required. Learn more about inserting SVG images.

  • Turn data into maps In Excel, use the Maps chart type to transform geographic data into professional visualizations with just a few steps, and identify insights, trends, and opportunities. Learn more about creating a Map Chart. This feature requires an Office 365 subscription.

  • Open more file types In Excel, you can now open more file types than you before, such as files that contain snapshots from your Camera tool.

  • Page background colors In OneNote, change the mood of your page by adding background color. This feature is available on PCs and tablets.

  • Lasso Select now at your fingertips In PowerPoint, the Surface pen button allows you to use lasso select on ink without visiting the ribbon. Learn more about drawing and annotating with ink. This feature requires an Office 365 subscription.

  • Use your Pen to select and change objects In PowerPoint, grab object handles with the Surface pen to resize, rotate, move, and more. Learn more about drawing and annotating with ink. This feature requires an Office 365 subscription only.


For a full list of features, visit What’s New in OneNote, Word Mobile, Excel Mobile, and PowerPoint Mobile.


Source: Announcing November feature update for Office Mobile on Windows - Microsoft Community