Best Microsoft Apps for Android
Best Microsoft Apps for Android

Checkout the collection of 20 best android app that has been developed by Microsoft to make android device more reliable and user friendly. These are the best apps so far from Microsoft for Android users that you will love to try in your android device



Microsoft is the best and the largest software developer company from very long time and no one has still reached that level to compete with it. Although the Microsoft has excelled in everything related to the software, applications for various OS but still there is one place where it has not gained much fame i.e Android. In case of Android, which is the best OS for smartphones, Microsoft has also taken up the part to make some applications for this platform. Microsoft is greatly known for the quality of the Windows software and applications, and for android also it has made some great apps too. As it has not gained much fame for its android apps, many of the users might not be knowing about this app. So in order to let you know about the best android apps from the Microsoft, we have listed and discussed about the best apps from Microsoft for Android.

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Top 20 Best Microsoft Apps for Android

These are the best apps so far from Microsoft for Android users that you will love to try in your android device, So have a look on apps below.

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#1 Microsoft Office Mobile

Best Microsoft Apps for Android
Best Microsoft Apps for Android

The mobile version of very famous and excellent software for Windows i.e Microsoft Office Mobile. You can view, make minor changes to the documents of Word, Excel, Power point files directly on your mobile through this app.

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#2 OneNote

Best Microsoft Apps for Android
Best Microsoft Apps for Android

Organize your notes and make them arrange like a book, you can also make notes of text, pictures, audio etc on this app. Although there are many great note making apps for android like Evernote but still for moderate users this app will play up the job very well.

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#3 Next Lock screen

Best Microsoft Apps for Android
Best Microsoft Apps for Android

This is a type of lock screen app with which you can easily see your notifications and dismiss them directly on your locked screen. Although there is a great competition for this type of app but it still stands hard in the crowd because of its features and good performance.

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#4 Smart Glass

Best Microsoft Apps for Android
Best Microsoft Apps for Android

This is really great type of app that is made for Xbox owners, by using this app you can control your Xbox directly through their Android device and you can also control menu’s, play games, watch movies etc. This is an important app for those who are using Xbox and I recommend you to try this amazing creation by Microsoft.

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#5 Cortana

Best Microsoft Apps for Android
Best Microsoft Apps for Android

A very good alternate to the Apple Siri that can help you to control your android through your voice only. You can use it to give up many commands for several tasks to your Android. This also includes many features and settings to modify up the functions.

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#6 Arrow Launcher

Best Microsoft Apps for Android
Best Microsoft Apps for Android

If you are fed up  by using up your Android with same looks then you might like to customize it by using some other launcher that will replace homescreen. Arrow launcher is clean, neat launcher that will impress you really by all its looks and features.

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#7 Bing Search

Best Microsoft Apps for Android
Best Microsoft Apps for Android

This is the app that you can use to search on internet using Bing search engine and not only that but you can also use this app to find up the nearby restaurants, gas stations etc. Using the inbuilt bar code scanner of this app you can compare the price for products from major online stores.

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#8 Microsoft Excel

Best Microsoft Apps for Android
Best Microsoft Apps for Android

This is the lite version of the very famous spreadsheets software for Windows PC. Although this app is not that much functional but still you can do up the most of the tasks really well, using up the tablet it works much more nicely.

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#9 Hub Keyboard

Best Microsoft Apps for Android
Best Microsoft Apps for Android

Using up the traditional Google style keyboard on your android may not give you that much great look and flow while writing up your texts. To overcome these things, the users most likely change their default keyboards with the third-party apps. Hub Keyboard is the one of the best replacement for the default Android keyboard.

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#10 Microsoft Translator

Best Microsoft Apps for Android
Best Microsoft Apps for Android

This is really amazing app as by using this app, you can overcome the linguistic barrier or communication barrier easily. You just have  to write or speak something in your own language and then this app will help you to convert your inputs into some other language. You can translate your language with upto 50 other languages and you can also make up real time conversations through this app.

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#11 Microsoft Hyperlapse

Best Microsoft Apps for Android
Best Microsoft Apps for Android

Create up the smooth videos or convert your existing videos to smooth videos with this app. This app makes it’s users to convert and shoot the time lapse videos in a very smooth wayout.

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#12 Keyboard for Excel

Best Microsoft Apps for Android
Best Microsoft Apps for Android

Now you do have an Microsoft Excel app but you might need to use some great functioning keyboard to make up the projects done fluently and smoothly. The default keyboard of Android might not be as great for using Excel app, so this Keyboard for Excel makes it very easy to work on the Excel projects.

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#13 Microsoft Outlook

Best Microsoft Apps for Android
Best Microsoft Apps for Android

This is such a useful app that you should also have on your android. This app connects your all the Email accounts, calendar and files etc at one place and hence helps you to manage and view these all in a one single place. You can connect Gmail, Outlook, Yahoo etc and some other major social networks too.

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#14 Office Lens

Best Microsoft Apps for Android
Best Microsoft Apps for Android

Use this app to trim, enhance the various documents and also to convert some images to PDF, Word and Power point files. All these things can be done using this one single app that is the master of the documents available on your Android.

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#15 Microsoft Remote Desktop

Best Microsoft Apps for Android
Best Microsoft Apps for Android

Using this app you can easily control your PC from anywhere in the world and you can also Mirror your Windows screen on the Android. You just need to connect to the internet connection and you can easily do this by using the app.

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#16 PictureSque Lockscreen

Best Microsoft Apps for Android
Best Microsoft Apps for Android

Another lock screen app for the Android made by the Microsoft.

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#17 My Xbox Live

Best Microsoft Apps for Android
Best Microsoft Apps for Android

Same type of app like that of SmartGlass that you can use to control your Xbox from the Android screen.

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#18 Sunrise Calendar

Best Microsoft Apps for Android
Best Microsoft Apps for Android

Best type of calendar app that can connect with your Google calendar, Exchange etc to give you the most updated data related to the events and whats happening in your life.

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#19 Mimicker Alarm

Best Microsoft Apps for Android
Best Microsoft Apps for Android

Amazing alarm app for your device that can help you to perform many functions and create reminders etc.

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#20 One Drive

Best Microsoft Apps for Android
Best Microsoft Apps for Android

Free Cloud storage providing app with which you can store your data on the cloud servers.

The Microsoft has launched only total of 60 apps for android so from all these apps we have listed only few apps that were able to compete with the other apps on the Google Play Store.

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So, these were the best applications that has been made by Microsoft, most of them are made for business purposes. If you are considering to get up some great apps for your business purposes and finding them for your android then we would say that no app could be as better than that of Microsoft. Apart from business apps there are some other types of apps too from the giant producer Microsoft. Check out and try the best apps for android made by Microsoft from those that are listed above.


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