November 4, 2022
redesigned Microsoft Office mobile apps read text out loud

Microsoft Redesigned its Office Apps to Read Text Aloud

Microsoft revamped its mobile Office apps and now, they’re able to read text and email aloud to users for more convenience…

Software giant Microsoft has introduced newly reworked versions of Outlook, OneDrive, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint mobile apps. Born of the company’s Fluent Design system, the changes are intended to bring a whole new level of convenience to productivity.

Redesigned Microsoft Office Mobile Apps Read Text Out Loud

The newly redesigned Microsoft Office apps now have a more consistent visual look, complete with new app icons, splash screens, cards, typography, and more. 

Plus, there’s now a function called Play My Emails, which gives users the ability to listen to their inboxes. Also, Read Aloud does much the same for Word and Office.

People can likewise quickly scan documents and tables to Office, along with OneDrive, as well as other apps.

Microsoft says people spend up to 4 hours per day on their phones, with each session averaging 20 to 30 seconds.

“While on the go, we often switch between apps and have shorter attention spans, sharper time constraints, or are in more distracting environments. When mobile apps seamlessly connect and feel similar, it reduces cognitive burden by eliminating the need to re-learn app patterns and navigation.”

Microsoft also states redesigns of Teams, Yammer, and Planner will also be available.

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