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microsoft excel, the spreadsheet app, lets you create, view, edit, and share your files quickly and easily. Manage spreadsheets, tables and workbooks attached to email messages from your phone with this powerful productivity app. Work in data analysis, accounting, auditing, or other fields confidently with anyone, anywhere. Quickly graph the most complex formulas, charts and tables with amazing features. Review spreadsheets and run data analysis on the go. Customize tables and spreadsheets the way you want with robust formatting tools and great features. The productivity app lets you build your spreadsheet to meet your specific needs. Get the complete Microsoft Office experience when you sign in with your Microsoft 365 subscription. Create templates, edit spreadsheets, organize charts and share with ease when you download microsoft excel. Tables & Spreadsheets: Create, Calculate and Analyze • Jump-start your budget, task list, accounting, or financial analysis with Excel’s modern templates. • Quickly graph with familiar formulas to run calculations and analyze your data. • Rich productivity features and formatting options make your workbook easier to read and use. • Use Cards View to easily see and manage spreadsheets. Productivity App: Review, Edit, and Work Anywhere • Review your Excel files from any device. • Edit sheets and data or update your task list from anywhere. • Spreadsheet features like sort and filter columns help focus your reviews. • Create, duplicate, hide, and unhide sheets easily. Data Analysis • Analyze data using common charts and graphs. • Use spreadsheet features like add and edit chart labels to highlight key insights in your data. • Pie chart maker: create charts and graphs from your data. Finance: Budgeting & Accounting • Use agile spreadsheets and charts to help manage budgets. • Familiar tools to help you drill down to your exact finance needs. • Calculate tax estimates, personal finances and more. Draw and Annotate with Ink • Make notes, highlight your worksheet, create shapes, or write equations using the draw tab feature in Excel on devices with touch capabilities. Sharing made easy • Share your files with a few taps to quickly invite others to edit, view, or leave comments directly in your workbooks. • Copy the content of your worksheet in the body of an email message with its format intact or attach or copy a link to your workbook for other sharing options. Download microsoft excel and get the best way to create, organize and manage data and spreadsheets from your iPhone or iPad. To create or edit documents, sign in with a free Microsoft account on devices with a screen size smaller than 10.1 inches. Unlock the full Microsoft Office experience with a qualifying Microsoft 365 subscription for your phone, tablet, PC, and Mac. Monthly Microsoft 365 subscriptions purchased from the app will be charged to your App Store account and will automatically renew within 24 hours prior to the end of the current subscription period unless auto-renewal is disabled beforehand. You can manage your subscriptions in your App Store account settings. This app is provided by either Microsoft or a third-party app publisher and is subject to a separate privacy statement and terms and conditions. Data provided through the use of this store and this app may be accessible to Microsoft or the third-party app publisher, as applicable, and transferred to, stored, and processed in the United States or any other country where Microsoft or the app publisher and their affiliates or service providers maintain facilities. Please refer to the Microsoft Software License Terms for Microsoft 365. See “License Agreement” link under Information. By installing the app, you agree to these terms and conditions.
Editing on my new iPad Pro.
by heapsd on 2021/06/20 11:35
I can no longer edit my spreadsheets after placing them on my iPad Pro. I can still edit them on my iPhone.
Easy to use
by RebelDoodle on 2021/06/20 00:06
From desk top to laptop to IPhone this is all you need.
Useless in iPhones
by Nate-8 on 2021/06/19 22:51
Awful- Microsoft now wants a monthly fee. Keep your old versions, these later ones inly fly with a monthly suscription…
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by Shalvab on 2021/06/19 20:19
This version does not open well in large sizes , When the file contains 70-80 megabytes or more is not opened.
Invoices
by on site electric on 2021/06/19 18:12
Very easy to work with creating documents plenty of templates to go from Justin
Won’t sync
by Ofig89 on 2021/06/19 03:14
Office documents don’t sync with my excel on other computers
No features with Ipad version of excel
by jditmer0 on 2021/06/18 15:59
Almost all excel features are missing from the Ipad version of excel.
Microsoft is bad
by RR1052 on 2021/06/18 15:39
Quit trying to cram LGBTQI on people. This is enough to stop a large volume from using Microsoft products.
Love this app
by RahRah7 on 2021/06/18 02:26
Super easy to use! I use desktop excel am the time, it’s nice to have it at my fingertips!
Timing
by Tmacri on 2021/06/17 12:52
The program just told me it doesn’t support the Excel file I was tring to open. Probably not the best time to ask for a review.
Stay out of it.
by gogogigi56853257 on 2021/06/17 05:28
Stick to making a product and quit trying to make cultural statements.
Excel -Excellent
by Larry ^ on 2021/06/16 12:22
If you are not experienced with excel it takes a bit to get comfortable; but it is so useful and well worth the effort.
Stupid update!
by Blmervin on 2021/06/16 05:00
Stick to making your app better instead of promoting your disgusting sexual preferences!
Прайд
by n/esa on 2021/06/15 12:30
Вот теперь пора перестать обновляться и переходить на взломанные приложения. Нет, я не против геев, пока они не мешают. Вы решили сообщить про прайд, я решил сообщить о том, что перехожу на бесплатный офис
Stay in your lane
by bull oney on 2021/06/15 06:19
I have know idea how the Excel app is connecting the dots from the lbgt community but I’m glad I didn’t select update all. Why can’t you just do your job and quit pushing your personal beliefs. Sick...
Try to get the code
by Hellboy69696969 on 2021/06/15 04:08
I send several fines I never received the code
⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
by Steven Zyler on 2021/06/15 01:08
⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
Apolitical presentations
by Segments. on 2021/06/14 19:11
My work presentations need to be apolitical. How do I remove/decline politically driven updates?
Pride flags
by jkdamfdskfndsivsdni on 2021/06/14 16:00
I don’t need Microsoft - nor anybody else - telling me what to celebrate. Keep it to yourself people.
Excel is great
by ASATalks on 2021/06/14 13:08
Love making lists of all kinds in excel. Creating budgets and doing calculations becomes much easier.
It lacks a lot
by R0iB0i on 2021/06/14 04:47
It’s nice an very useful however it lacks so many desktop features that make it completely unusable for data driven tasks
Another app from MS that distracts you from getting work done, by constantly being annoying
by jamesk479 on 2021/06/14 04:24
Once again, MS just doesnt get it. IPad is an on-the-go device mostly. If someone is opening an Excel file ion an iPad it might just be an emergency, and your on the go. So I prob open this thing once a month. And every time I come back it is a clumsy mess with some annoying distraction. For one thing, it opens the last file. I do not want to work on a file from a month ago. Naturally, you close it but then its prompting you to save. You want me to save a file that you should know I havent done anything to or in the last month? That is beyond ignorant. The cloud will have a more recent version. It is the most cloud version, you might say? It is not easy for the user to tell and even if so, then there is absolutely no reason to force me to save. I haven not even breathed on this file that i did not want open. So now you might be scared that with autosave u could lose recent revisions? The safe thing would be to just terminate the app, but...long story short.... I STILL HAVE NOT STARTED THE IMPORTANT TIME SENSITIVE WORK THAT PEOPLE OFTEN NEED TO DO on-the-go. Off course thats not all... it is also telling me I need a subscription to access my OneDrive folder. I HAVE ONE and I am logged in. Just absolutely unacceptable!
Some files became “read only” files on their own
by won't let me give bad review on 2021/06/13 16:38
Some files have become “read only” files, and thus I am not able to update them or add information to them. This is very frustrating.
Doesn’t work well with OneDrive
by MrMister-E on 2021/06/13 14:31
Even though the Excel app itself works alright, it doesn’t let you edit spreadsheets from OneDrive unless you’re connected to the internet. Working offline being possible on any other device means Microsoft knows how to do it, but just doesn’t want to for iOS and iPadOS users.
ExCellent ExCept for my Nits
by Aprevoir on 2021/06/12 23:11
All Platforms: A search should apply to the sheet by default, not to the current selection. This will speed up manual change sets each one of which leaves a row or column selected. Mobile (iPad): It’s harder on the iPad platform to search column-wise (search by rows is the default). Can’t keep more than one file open at the same time. This requires using the file manager to switch between files, now closing one, now opening the other. ExCel crashes after 5 or 6 of these switches.
Homemaker
by verginny on 2021/06/12 20:17
Love excel have used it for years .
Sadly deficient and lacking basic features
by drgardner on 2021/06/12 18:53
Just about good enough to look at a spreadsheet, but don’t bother trying to do anything more than a basic edit to a cell. Created a chart, but can’t edit axis values or make anything more than trivial changes. A sad joke, and not at all comparable to the desktop version.
Excellent product one request
by zixtx on 2021/06/12 04:29
Love Excel for Mac. Please allow embedding of pdf’s and power query pdf’s. I need for my workflow. Especially since Excel for Mac is the same price as regular Excel. Thanks
iPad and MacBook Air
by DropTimer on 2021/06/12 02:03
This works well with the Office 2016 I have on the MacBook.
Really terrible app for iPhone
by Ksywbxoag on 2021/06/11 17:37
App is very finicky. When it works it’s great but it’s very unreliable. I have to login multiple times on Onedrive to get it to show my files. When it finally does, they show only long enough to open one file, then they disappear again.
Ugh
by .....bobby...... on 2021/06/09 01:16
No vba macros
Requires online connection for full functionality and authentication.
by rocket3500 on 2021/06/08 01:58
Product is hindered by authentication policies which often requires re-signing in before complete use. This shouldn't be required more than once.
Excel
by keepit-simple on 2021/06/07 23:17
Getting harder to understand and use. It was much simpler a few years ago. Please quit changing how to do things. In fact, only one method to complete a task is necessary.
Great produce
by Bowen2001 on 2021/06/07 19:31
So glad it’s available for phones !
No thank you
by BNWHITESIDE on 2021/06/07 13:23
This app is finicky as is and now you want me to pay for it? Throw some ads at the bottom of my screen if you want but I'm definitely not paying $7 a month just to keep track of my bills you must be out of your mind.
Very good
by dinh nghiep on 2021/06/07 05:48
Rất tốt
Good app but not there yet
by dprince88 on 2021/06/07 04:16
This a good app to start but it is missing a lot of key functions and advance functions that makes it truly a great app, that would be indistinguishable from the Windows and Mac versions. Small functions like being able to copy and paste data validation can make it 10 times better. These missing things put this app a step below the web app. If this app did everything that the web app can do I would give it another star but since they are not there I just can’t.
Very difficult to use
by Lovesmovies567 on 2021/06/06 18:17
I’ve used Excel on desktop with no difficulties, but the mobile version is practically unusable. Superscript, charts, and other functions are hard to find, if they’re even available, and the screen can get very cluttered very easily. Once I figured out how to get a histogram in, adding any data onto it was completely impossible.
Great Application
by HKPjr on 2021/06/06 12:56
Thank you for this application. I use it to stay up on my transactions
Improved from prior versions
by 50West on 2021/06/06 01:03
The newer versions of the mobile interface are much better than previous versions. Everything seems more intuitive and formatting options appear where you would expect them.
Apple cooperation
by bike guy MMFM on 2021/06/05 11:00
iPad and iPhone integration are awful.
Ok, not great.
by cosolin on 2021/06/04 22:49
Excel has become such a complex program and the translation to iPadOS is a bit of a mixed bag. I like the functionality, but when interfacing with files not stored on the iPad, the program is a little opaque as to where a revised files are located. I worked on a file, accessed through the native Files app, but when trying to open again, the program says something went wrong and can’t open the file. So, changes are “lost”, but were supposed to be auto-saved.
What can I say?
by Anazon s&$ks on 2021/06/04 19:58
There is nothing to say about Microsoft products. They never work and now you have to pay a subscription for something that never works. Did I mention the minute by minute required updates.
I hope you don’t want your data to actually save
by excel is bad on 2021/06/04 02:22
I use this app four or five times a week. In the past year I don’t think it has ever actually saved all my data
Bait and switch
by dgrahly on 2021/06/03 12:15
I bought this app and been using it for awhile but now the recent update makes you buy the 365 subscription otherwise the app doesnt work. Thanks creepy womanizer bill gates.
TOO many different versions
by mweygand on 2021/06/03 10:05
HATE that I have no clue why I had to get office and then the other program I had won’t work with it, they aren’t linked together. VERY irritating to figure it out.
Save functions are not trustworthy.
by CodeZone on 2021/06/02 14:50
I love Excel. I use it to keep track of my personal monthly budget and record work expenses to maximize tax deductions. I was very disappointed when I found that there are big issues with the save functions. The auto-save function only really works if you never leave the document you’re using. If you exit the document to open another, all progress will be lost. In addition, the app automatically switches auto-save back on when you manually turn it off. I lost four months of personal budget data and am terrified that I’ll use my tax information every time I close the document. I would love to see this fixed so I don’t have to be afraid of using more than one document on the app.
Great but not good on Apple IPAD.
by cumbersome 2 on 2021/06/02 14:38
Not good on Apple IPAD
My app excel
by definant23 on 2021/06/02 12:34
Great app!!!!!!!!!!
It’s great
by Bigstew1968 on 2021/06/01 18:42
It’s really good
Easy
by Soulwinnershp on 2021/06/01 18:03
Easy
App will not open on my iPad.
by jwilliman on 2021/06/01 17:18
I’ve been using this app for a long time with mixed results but now it will not open on my iPad. It crashes on every startup.
Needs to be more user friendly
by LadyBugBoomer on 2021/05/31 03:04
Could not: freeze row & column Could not fill dates or days of week
Software
by Roy4865 on 2021/05/30 16:24
Why can’t you go back to selling software instead of something that requires a subscription
Indispensable
by Craiger2012 on 2021/05/30 14:37
Love this program. I don’t use it to its potential but access it daily.
IT’S OK
by nickname I have none on 2021/05/30 05:21
No print preview. Pretty basic. Wish there was a way to lock the width of the screen so it doesn’t “move all over the place”, CTRL function none exitstant in IOS
I hate the app
by pp poppop on 2021/05/29 16:26
I love the app and I love how we can have workbooks
Excel Ipad
by JuBuLen on 2021/05/29 13:32
I could not live without my Excel on my IPad. I keep check log, Christmas address spreadsheet, non-profit treasurer books, checklists .. basically my whole life. I’m retired, but if I were still working, I wouldn’t need my laptop. It has never let me down!
Perfect Software
by jp949 on 2021/05/25 23:10
Excel is the outstanding software from Microsoft for just about all number crunching. It’s simple interface with loads of built-in options makes Excel one of the few pieces of software that is a must-have for just about every computer.
Very good
by Positiveguy1969 on 2021/05/25 16:06
Is very good but wish it had ability to run macros also. Overall I like it. Nice job MS !
Very frustrated
by Irv4him on 2021/05/25 12:16
You restrict stuff like crazy even after I got a 365 subscription it is saying I can’t do things because I need a 365 subscription, this stinks!
Easy work
by Karen0823 on 2021/05/25 00:42
It makes me do my job faster and simple. On the way work
Excellent outil
by zakistam on 2021/05/25 00:18
Merci
Excelente Aplicación
by BjramosM on 2021/05/24 17:43
La utilizo muy recurrente y es muy buena herramienta de trabajo
Charged Without Authorization
by pmsmvt on 2021/05/22 17:13
Accidentally downloaded this after clicking on an Excel sheet. It’s been charging me every month as a subscription, but I never opted in or agreed to the charges.
Dave McMahon
by Duke 143 on 2021/05/22 15:22
When you do version changes you need to put out a simplified conversion table for instance : What used to be @sum is now = Sum And route to get there is different. Used to be on a front page
Muy buena aplicación
by Ciezarh on 2021/05/22 00:41
Me sirve de mucha ayuda.
Nice
by reviewsfqp on 2021/05/21 18:31
Nice
It is a real romp.
by Pezzy Hamilton on 2021/05/19 17:27
If you want an app that is the cat’s pyjamas this is the app for you see.
Excel
by DvS Empire LLC on 2021/05/19 15:53
I don’t know how to use this yet
The Best App
by ChessMan1980 on 2021/05/18 08:08
I like to use this app. Specifically when I don’t have my laptop with me. It’s very helpful.
Added functionality
by Intopia on 2021/05/18 02:44
Needs to work like the desktop version. Specifically would like to be able to click on multiple columns (not next to each other) to make spacer rows all the same size like a I can in Excel when a I use the Ctrl Button.
Excel for iPad
by nashbeck1968 on 2021/05/18 01:45
Terrible. Have to pay subscription just to have excel available to use. Basic program and they want $7 subscription.
Missing functionality
by The Real Dosdinosaur on 2021/05/17 21:08
I miss a lot of those extra items that the desktop version of Microsoft XL has that is missing from Microsoft 365 platform.
Great App
by PattFam on 2021/05/17 15:50
Love everything about excel. Perfect for budgeting which no budget knowledge
Write a Review!
by the tireless student on 2021/05/15 16:46
Very nice app, Very helpful!💥🤓👍🏼
Language bug with pre-established templates
by Dr. Stat on 2021/05/15 13:26
An error occurs when the language is set to Spanish, the pre-established templates are in French instead of Spanish.
Seriously annoying
by Chris In The Desert on 2021/05/15 07:17
How many time do I need to rate this pp for the “rate me” prompts to go away? Went from 5 stars to 1. Thanks a lot, buddy.
Excel
by KhanhJIT on 2021/05/14 21:53
I love this
Don’t bother with Excel on an iPad
by LeavingExcel on 2021/05/13 22:07
If you’re a lifelong used of beginner Excel, this product on the iPad is terribly frustrating. Deleting or changing or wrapping or merging are not intuitive. Text blocks are difficult. I can’t imagine anything more difficult on it than summing a column of numbers. I’d rather start over with the IOS versions of Excel and Word. What a shame. I don’t know who to blame, Microsoft or Apple
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by ipodbev on 2021/05/13 18:41
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Need excell
by Bagit-FL on 2021/05/11 19:57
How can you manage money without this?
“Recent files” folder disappears all the time on Apple devices 🤬
by Mabry28 on 2021/05/11 16:04
Why can’t this be fixed?? I now pay MS for the premium version, hoping this would not be an issue on the premium version but that’s not the case. This happens on all of my Apple mobile devices (new iPhone 12 & iPad mini 3). Luckily they are still stored on the main files folder, but way deep at the bottom of my hundreds of files so this is not convenient for an app I use, hourly! Is there a workaround for this or is an upcoming update going to address this? Does MS ever read reviews for god sakes it makes me crazy 🤪 please fix this!
Recent update broke ability to open shared spreadsheets
by Termporary_User_688889 on 2021/05/11 12:10
Spreadsheet shared form other OneDrive users and Sharepoint users will no longer open after most recent update. This has caused a lot of problems in our company. Confirmed with co-worker his also has broken.
App won’t stop crashing
by PatriciaVw817 on 2021/05/10 21:22
Ever since it updated I can’t get ANYTHING to open, it just crashes and closes out the app. I tried reaching out to Microsoft but couldn’t get a resolution. So I just deleted the app which is unfortunate since I use it for school and work via my iPhone when I am not home.
EXcel
by terry2953 on 2021/05/10 20:14
Definitely helps with organization, sorting, calculations!
Crashes on iPad after most recent update
by Esquire1308 on 2021/05/10 19:01
Whenever I try to open a spreadsheet from OneDrive it says “working on it” then crashes the app. PLEASE FIX. Can’t complete my work without having to find a PC.
App closes out
by el ogii on 2021/05/10 18:03
Every time I try to open a lie it force closes its self
Nice
by daeadfew on 2021/05/10 17:53
Good
Don’t Update!!
by iphoneuseranon on 2021/05/10 17:47
The latest update is a complete disaster and will not allow you to open any files without crashing. Warning! Warning! Microsoft is getting worse and worse.
App not working
by Luccabucca on 2021/05/10 16:44
I can’t open or edit any of my files all of a sudden. It was working yesterday and now it looks like it start to load a file and then just completely closes the app. Very frustrating!!
Crashing
by jack2019$ on 2021/05/10 14:56
The app keeps crashing whenever I open it. Both excel and office app is crashing
Doesn’t work!!!!
by ...angry customer... on 2021/05/10 13:38
This used a to be a great app. However, the recent update made me no longer able to open any excel files!!!
Most recent update (May 10 2021 Version 2.49)
by caortlong on 2021/05/10 13:31
Was running well until latest update (“Bug Fixes”). It now crashes all the time when opening the app. Unable to work on my spreadsheets: this is bad and inexcusable, as I depend on this setup (iPad and Excel) for my daily work.
A really Bad update today (5/10/21)
by New England on 2021/05/10 12:41
Updated the app today for “bug fixes”. Normally these updates work well. This one however is verrrrry bad. The app now opens, but if you try to open a file from OneDrive, it crashes. The file size does not seem to matter. A quick fix is needed on this. As it is, I find it utterly useless to work on existing files. Crashing should not be considered a fix.
Normally 5 star. Version 2.49 Crashes
by EdLewis2 on 2021/05/10 12:25
Excel is an excellent business-critical application I use daily. After upgrading to version 2.49 this morning (May 10), I can no longer use Excel on iPhone at all. After crashing 2-3 times (program dismisses itself when trying to open a file) I restarted iPhone. Although Excel starts, it hangs and then crashes when trying to open a workbook I edited with 2.48 an hour or so ago. Editing no longer possible. Please fix at earliest convenience or roll back. Thanks.
Latest update broke the app
by JoeBarbs on 2021/05/10 12:20
Today’s update causes excel to crash immediately on open. I’m on iOS 14.6.
Not opening after update today
by MTCCnyc on 2021/05/10 12:02
After this morning’s update, it won’t open. iPhone 12 Pro
Amazing app
by mikejones213 on 2021/05/10 03:32
Best investment don’t be afraid to invest in this app
Seriously slow on the latest iPad Pro
by UNLV rebel! on 2019/05/01 10:39
I am using an iPad Pro 256GB Wifi + Cellular version and I am extremely disappointed on the speed and features of the app. Not sure if the app or iPad Pro is to blame but the vlookup, match functions are just not working as gracefully as it should be. Each time I input a number, it would take 5 seconds to return the correct values and it is just not acceptable on an advanced device like the iPad Pro. I have to admit that my spreadsheet has over 50,000 of rows, 30+ columns and 10+ spreadsheets but there are no macros and images used at all. And for anyone who relies on Excel to process this huge amount of data, this is just a very common scale of a spreadsheet, not to mention it is only 10MB. Either Apple or Mircosoft seriously needs to look into resolving this issue or there’s just no point of having this powerful application on the iPad.
Another app from MS that distracts you from getting work done, by constantly being annoying
by jamesk479 on 2021/06/14 04:24
Once again, MS just doesnt get it. IPad is an on-the-go device mostly. If someone is opening an Excel file ion an iPad it might just be an emergency, and your on the go. So I prob open this thing once a month. And every time I come back it is a clumsy mess with some annoying distraction. For one thing, it opens the last file. I do not want to work on a file from a month ago. Naturally, you close it but then its prompting you to save. You want me to save a file that you should know I havent done anything to or in the last month? That is beyond ignorant. The cloud will have a more recent version. It is the most cloud version, you might say? It is not easy for the user to tell and even if so, then there is absolutely no reason to force me to save. I haven not even breathed on this file that i did not want open. So now you might be scared that with autosave u could lose recent revisions? The safe thing would be to just terminate the app, but...long story short.... I STILL HAVE NOT STARTED THE IMPORTANT TIME SENSITIVE WORK THAT PEOPLE OFTEN NEED TO DO on-the-go. Off course thats not all... it is also telling me I need a subscription to access my OneDrive folder. I HAVE ONE and I am logged in. Just absolutely unacceptable!
Why do I suddenly need a Office 360 subscription??
by Ya, right. on 2019/01/12 19:44
I like being able to access my excel files from my iPhone. Works great for simple editing and updating. But suddenly I can not edit an excel file that I had created on my laptop and had been able to edit it on my iPhone before. It opens read only and when I try to save it to another name or location it does not allow it because I now must have an Office 360 subscription. I never had one to begin with. I have a one drive account, but that does not get me around this. WHY do I suddenly need an Office 360 subscription? It’s MY file; I created it OUTSIDE of this iPhone app. WHY are you holding me hostage? I can’t find an explanation for why this happened and why I now need the subscription. Google Sheets seems to work just fine and I am now using that instead. Are other Office apps going to do the same thing to me? Incidentally, if you get stuck by this, I finally got around not being able to write the file anywhere by mailing the file to myself from inside the app and then I opened it with Google Sheets.
Good when it’s working
by Sundlie on 2018/01/26 15:48
I love being able to use Excel on my iPad Pro as it’s super easy to make adjustments on the go. I’ve got Office 365 and my documents are stored on OneDrive so I’m usually able to make changes and it shows up on my other devices. However at least once a week the app seems to forget my password and all my documents stop syncing. I have to sign in again and then it overwrites any changes I’ve made on my iPad since it decided to stop syncing. OneDrive has been doing weird stuff like this on all my laptops, desktops and tablets over the past few years. In fact the last time OneDrive seemed to be problem free was back when it was called SkyDrive. Hopefully Microsoft gets things figured out eventually. If not I’ll probably just switch over to Google Docs when my 365 subscription ends.
Microsoft is destroying functionality!
by Ringdelio on 2021/01/26 15:07
Wuderlist was a wonderful app. It kept lists, synched across my devices, and across my family (if I choose). I used it to run my life. MS acquired it, changed the name to ToDo, decided it was perfect as an enterprise project management system (it’s not, and I have run big projects), and made it nearly impossible to rely on if you are not sitting at your desk all day like a MS developer. It got rolled into the MS system, and of course double password protected. Right away I hated this—I don’t need my grocery list defended from the Russians. Then it decided that I couldn’t leave it on—it would log me out to protect my data. A big waste of more time. Then it decided I needed to use their proprietary two-party app to provide a backup authentication. Did they even think about how much fun this would be standing in the middle of Home Depot and trying to work through this morass just to verify which woodscrews I wanted to buy? Here’s a hint for the developers—software should help us get stuff done, not be a merry-go-round of interaction with the system. Time to find a new app.
So far, so good
by Urahmus on 2020/02/27 19:12
I consider myself an advanced Excel user and was skeptical of the limitations that would be imposed by the iPad version, but I have been pleasantly surprised so far. I have just started using the iPad version but have not yet encountered any major limitations for the activities I use 90% of the time. The cell borders options are not as complete as in the PC version, but that’s a cosmetic thing I can live with. The program integrates fantastically with the cloud, and all updates are immediately available on other devices. Very convenient to use the iPad for quick additions to a sheet, without having to go to my desktop computer, boot it up, do my work, and copy it to a thumb drive or email it to myself. This is easy to get used to...
Don’t use this if you need it to work...
by Wrlitzr on 2019/12/19 18:33
I use excel to track my business miles on my iPad while I’m out in the field, and it seems like at least 3-5 times a week I have to completely uninstall and reinstall the app because it stops being able to open any files. It just says something went wrong and the file can’t be opened. I’m able to open the file on my phone and computer, it’s just this version of the app that has this problem. The first few times it happened I tried resetting the device and clearing any app cache I could get access to, but the only thing that would fix it was completely reinstalling. This is not a small app to be downloading several times per week over cellular... If it weren’t the only app capable of handling the specific formulas included in this spreadsheet I would definitely be using Google Sheets or Open Office instead... If you need a general use spreadsheet app I highly recommend looking at one of those instead to avoid this persistent pain in the neck...
Some of the iOS limitations are puzzling
by e-book lover on 2019/01/06 03:54
Overall, I’m very happy to have the convenience of using Excel on my iPad. I’m not a very sophisticated user, so the stripped down version is mostly workable for me. That said, some functions don’t seem to be present at all, and it’s puzzling why they aren’t included in the iOS version. I keep getting a ‘circular reference’ error in one spreadsheet, for instance, and can find no way to locate it using the iOS app. I finally went to my PC to resolve the error. Since all of Microsoft’s dubious ‘help’ seems to refer to the PC version, looking up ‘how to’ information can be an exercise in frustration. If there’s a chart that tells you which functions aren’t included in the app., it should be prominently displayed so as to avoid the many wasted minutes looking for something that just isn’t there.
Miserable app
by Floatsflyer on 2020/06/22 00:25
I have 30+ years experience using the desktop version of MS Excel on Windows based PCs. Consider myself fairly proficient. iOS version on iPad looks like, but does not function like, Windows desktop version. First, it appears to be web based so there is serious lag time between attempting to make changes and seeing your attempt appear on-screen. Second, I have spent last ten minutes attempting to copy three adjacent cells (two with numbers and third with formula adding them together) then pasting them into several rows directly below them. Highlight the three cells, long press then tap Copy, highlight group of cells below, long press then tap Paste and what happens? Those three Copied cells are not Pasted but instead one cell shows contents of last item (a cell description) I Copied from a website. Tried four times, same result. Very frustrating. Shame on me for expecting a Microsoft app to work well on an Apple operating system. Guess I need to learn how to use Numbers.
Love me some Excel
by Scarlet in the Living Room on 2018/06/11 17:45
Okay so, I’m an MS Office girl from way back. From websites to databases, you name it, I loved every little bit Office could offer. But then I got an iPhone, and I found myself straying to other apps compatible with my newfound iPhone love. I tried Office for iPhone, but at that time, the two designs just didn’t work well together. But recently I’ve needed to work with Office and I gave the iOS version another go. All I can say is Hallelujah, y’all!!! Microsoft has worked out all the kinks, and my two tech-loves can coexist at last! Oh , and not for nothing, I recently got an iPad Pro 10.5 with an Apple Pencil, and OMG, y’all!! I’m in database-formatting-outline-creating Heaven!!! Give Office for iOS another try- you’ll be happy you did.
You will lose your work!!! Don’t buy
by ABelieber on 2017/11/26 04:51
Bought the subscription to Office 365 because I wanted to use Microsoft Excel. First 2 projects I worked on went fine. My 3rd project was a huge one (a $800 fee for me). I worked on it for 6 hours when suddenly my work vanished ... disappeared right in front my eyes! I tried everything, but I could not get the document back. Came to the realization that while the “auto-save” feature was “on”, the app was not saving any of the work!! The Microsoft cloud had nothing! Made a quick research and found that this type of complaint has been posted by others going back to 2014!!! What??? IT HAS NOT BEEN FIXED??!! Clients have had the same 2 bad experiences (failure by the auto-save and the document disappearing) AND MICROSOFT HAS NOT ADDRESSED THIS ISSUE. So, despite buying the iPad Pro intending to use Excel, I now will have to buy a Window base laptop. Grrrrrrrrrr.
Love Excel, despise recent changes
by Batgirl0520 on 2017/10/11 20:10
At one time I would have given 5 stars as Excel is one of my favorite programs. But some recent changes have made this app almost unusable for me. I'd rather turn on my computer and wait to use that Excel instead of the app. If I try to scroll up and down with the key pad open, it usually closes the keypad on me. Opening it again every time is a pain. When I enter a number in a column and hit return, the keypad automatically reverts back to the text keys instead of the numbers. If you are entering numbers in a column, chances are you will want to keep entering numbers. Having it go back to text every time is obnoxious and totally a waste of time! If I select a cell with my finger, it is basically impossible to then select an adjacent cell. I need to tap one away from the one I actually need first and then go back.
Please FIX the apple pencil support
by RMKang on 2019/04/09 18:45
It’s great, not having to carry around my macbook pro and use excel for work on the iPad. I’ve gotten used to and actually prefer to use Excel on iPad for a quick project. However, after the update for Apple Pencil 2, program does not respond upon opening sheets, switching tabs, etc when you are using the apple pencil unless you tap on the Draw tab, and tap again on Home tab. It wasn’t doing that before the update. This does not make for smooth, quick work process, having to switch back and forth. I talked to the Tech Support about this, and was told that basically it is what it is now and that I’d have to wait for MS to fix this issue. Sooner than later would be great. Also, if there is a way that allows multiple sheets open at the same time, that’d be wonderful, but one can only dream.
Simple necessary tasks missing!
by Progolfore on 2020/02/19 19:45
Nothing is more frustrating than using an app that is a shell of itself. Especially when it comes to simple tasks. I had excel spreadsheets on my PC that I had generated and each one I created a logo and title in the header. These headers aren’t generally seen while using excel but are available to edit and use through a menu on a PC. Now I use an iPad Pro solely (PC died) and there is no menu or method to change headers on all of my excel files I have previously made. My spreadsheets are useless because I can’t change a header in their iOS app versions. And I am a Microsoft 365 user/payer. I called support and asked where I could give feedback on this to get someone to look at it and change it and they told me I only could go to a PC to give feedback on this. They didn’t have a method in a browser on an iPad! That’s crazy messed up! Microsoft, are you listening, why are these simple and necessary features not available?
Love Excel but having issues on IPad
by !BabyGirl89! on 2019/07/24 19:45
I am having issues with this application on my IPad. I can not use the application at all. Also, this application logs me out of Office 365 from time to time and I can’t access my files. Then when I try to log back on I have issues and it wont let me. This only happens on occasion. I am now logged in to Office 365. The real issue now is, I can not even use this application. When I first open the application it tries to open the last document I worked on. The issue is that it wont open it. It just keeps the pop up that says attempting to open and will not do anything. When I try to cancel it, it then pops up attempting to cancel and won’t. My application is no longer working on my IPad due to this. I’ve tried to turn the IPad off. Stop and start the application. I don’t know what to do.
They broke it auto save doesn’t work
by KenFalls on 2020/09/18 02:39
Nothing more frustrating than the auto save doesn’t work and neither does the save when closing the application you’re working on. So basically if you spend a few hours on a spreadsheet and close it thinking it’s now saved. It’s not. Fix this or I’ll forever leave and finally just go to numbers. Fed up with untested bs from Microsoft! Seriously you think you’ll ever fix this very bad flaw! It just never saves. Yet every freaking time I have to go between screens the app closes and reopens. Yet did it save? Hell no. What a waste. What are you all doing at megalasoft? Because your software bug fixes are laughable!
Not nearly as functional as it needs to be - Dropbox compatibility
by Andrea Bowen on 2019/10/01 15:50
I’ve been using this Excel for iPad/iOS app since about the time it came out. This is probably the case with all the Microsoft Office for iPad/iOS apps, but I’m experiencing this right now with Excel, so I’ll call it out here. Just about all my work is on Dropbox. Excel automatically tries to open the previous thing that I was working on. And if it gets hung up—Excel basically doesn’t open because it can’t figure out how to open a file that’s in my Dropbox. I’m down to the point that I’m just opening my old Excel files in Google Drive, because at least Google Drive lets me edit, and I can save my old stuff as an Excel file if Excel for iPad ever gets its act together. I’m finding the Dropbox functionality really dreadful, and am happy to talk to someone at Microsoft about it. I want to use Office products, but this weird situation is driving me bats.
RMD Excel
by Doc D55 on 2018/02/04 22:22
I'm very happy now. The earlier version not so much, but now I'm very happy. I've been a Microsoft user for 30 years. I totally love Excel. I've used it for work, keep as checkbook, travel expenses, on and on. My title was Constructed Manager, of multi-million to billion dollar projects. I've got 4 college degrees. Love Excel. However anyone can make use of this program and love it. This current version is the very best to use on Apple ISO products and very easy to use. It's just a matter of experimenting and before you know it your an expert. Enjoy! 02Aug16 The improvement continue to make Excel better and better. I've been using Excel on my own Microsoft computer for many years and I continue to find more uses and simpler way of doing things. This App is continuing to evolve making everything simpler and more fun to use. I strongly suggest to try it if you haven't before. 04FEB17 This App has completely gone down hill. A very simple thing to do is format a column of numbers. Ex: Dates, Dollars. Well....if anyone figures out how please let me know without having to write a very time consuming formula. That is the only method I could fine. When this App first came out, one (1) Tap set the cell or the column format. Now? Forget it.
Perfect for on the Fly
by Hungry for Chicken on 2018/12/05 17:44
Don’t get me wrong there are definitely limitations with it being on mobile, some limitations even that I don’t think would be too hard to implement over time. That said though for what excel on mobile does offer it is very worth it. Whether I’m making moderate changes to an existing workbook or creating a new one before finalizing it on windows 10 (usually because of the limitations on mobile), it is very user friendly and allows everything needed to create a basic workbook. It still has room for improvement which is my reason for only giving 4 stars but in the end it’s a very good mobile adaptation.
It’s a great app except for one major annoying thing
by Fishnsoph on 2019/12/02 20:45
I use the app daily for work and in my personal life. I have one major gripe with it though. I’m not very tech savvy so please forgive my basic way of explaining. The top green bar/menu (while a sheet is open) with the arrow to go back to the list of books, the undo button, font, search and share is not constantly available. It’s there when you open the sheet. Then it’s hidden. Sometimes it comes back when you press the green arrow and other times it’s just gone, with no way to get it back. Unless I close the app completely and restart it. I really wish this section was more user friendly. Maybe I’m doing something wrong but I can’t seem to find another way to have it shown. Thanks for letting me vent.
Simply intuitive without loss of functionality
by AggieGarrison87 on 2020/04/09 09:57
When excel was first released there was a last of comprehensive instruction, each command proving a dos CMD ascus direction on how to input the function. While lacking any description of the functions use(s) and the possible commands that could be coupled or integrated design a program or automate your projects to a higher degree of accuracy, providing ideas how to optimize and expedite your results. Excel has extremely extrapolated it’s capabilities, created an interface that’s user friendly, and with each iteration they’ve been gradually improving their product! Highly recommend!!!!
Functional but one issue
by Great Lake Sailor on 2020/01/21 10:28
I am a professional mariner who uses this app to run spreadsheets that assist me in navigating and handling cargo. They essentially act as custom calculators with the convenience of my phone. Implementation of excel into the smartphone format is great. I build the spreadsheet on my computer and transfer it to my phone. I like the dedicated number keypad. I do not at all like how I am regularly unable to “edit” read, use, my spreadsheet without internet! It is saved to my phone, but the hokey subscription requirement of connecting to the internet or locking up my spreadsheets completely castrates this app’s usefulness. I cannot rely on it when I need it most, at sea out of the range of any internet services. You seriously need to fix this fault. Make me pay for it if you have to, but for goodness sake not everyone has reliable access to internet. You are killing those users’ loyalty to Microsoft. I go for months without internet access. If you have options for us and we just don’t know about it, please do better to advertise it. Great app. But useless because you regularly lock me out of it!
Can’t update on Unlimited ATT and Verizon plans
by BestAppsUser on 2018/08/13 20:22
I will no longer use Wifi - the artificial limits on download are about to make me delete your LARGE App. I have a case at Apple and of course they blame you and the carrier - the support agent agrees it is “Stupid”. I wonder why it’s okay to stream Gigs of a baseball game or a movie but downloading an app that is Broken is a NO NO. MS NOT that differentiating these days. Same for other MS apps. I like Outlook but LookOUT to be gone too. And since I own the company that buys 365 and Azure gone is a BIG gone. Tick. Tick, tick. I’m sure that you are now aware I can let other users know all is well in a few days or so, therefore rating will go to a deserved location. As my I always say, “ when it doesn’t make sense it is about the Cents. Let’s use some common sense, and worry less about the small cents. Ready set GO! - drdave
Almost like the desktop version... almost
by concertmaster3 on 2019/06/29 09:32
The iPad version of Excel has a good foundation, but unfortunately it lacks features that you only see in the desktop version. For me personally, the most important feature that they left out of the iPad version is that you are not allowed to create “notes” (what they used to call “comments” in pre-2019 versions.) Yes that’s right, you can create notes for any cell in the 2019 Excel desktop version, but somehow this feature is unavailable in the iOS version. Microsoft, if you are reading this, please add the ability to write notes to individual cells in Excel for iOS! Even the Mac version of Excel has this ability! Come on Microsoft, please make your products more consistent across all platforms!
Saving doesn’t work properly
by crabbaliya on 2019/01/31 06:26
I have noticed since there does not seem to be a way to actually save and exit a file, it doesn’t always save correctly in Microsoft cloud. Or sometimes if i try to save a document I’m working on as a different file, it seems to be that i can ONLY access it from my iPad. It does not show on other devices that the folder is shared with. If i go look for the file in Microsoft cloud, it shows like it’s more in a pending status. I can’t rename it, move it or delete it. It also says that it is zero kilobytes, so nothing is in the file, just a name but i can access the file WITH data in the document if i go through recent files in Excel only.
When able to open, very useful.
by 2doggs on 2019/09/13 00:15
This app is great if I can open it. At least twice a week I attempt to open the app and it freezes, giving me a message saying it is trying to open the document. I tapped the cancel option and nothing changes other than a different message saying it’s trying to cancel. I close the app and try again multiple times with no success. I end up having to delete the app, then reinstall it to get it working again. But without fail have to go through all of this again in the next couple of days. I’m not one to post negative reviews very often, but this has been going on for about a year now. I drive for my job and need to track my mileage. Excel is my preferred method.
Not Enough Like the Desktop Version
by Spesrf25 on 2020/11/23 17:58
While there are a good amount of features, this version is not usable for me because it does not have all of the features of the desktop version. For instance, I need full functionality for graphs and solver functions and a list of others for engineering practice. I was very bummed when I used this excel for my iPad Pro, and had to keep using my old MacBook for Excel projects. To reflect, I again say this Excel version is not usable for me because I have found myself in the middle of projects that require functionality that is not there, wasting a lot of time and effort because I have to move to another device with the full suite. This version is good for reviewing work that is already completed on a full version, though.
Enjoying this App
by DME_Ski on 2017/11/25 19:49
This App has been a consistently great experience for me to use. I haven’t yet come across the problems others have, however, I use it for basic things like inventories and logs, so I may not be using it to the extent others are. I also really appreciate reading the reviews that have complaints and see the developers’ responses to these important reviews. The developers are quick to make the fixes, almost every week it seems, and I think that makes not only for a great App but for wanting to stick with an App (and their company) because you’re getting awesome service. Thanks, again!!!
It doesn’t sync to OneDrive
by yongkoh on 2020/05/12 18:05
I was very excited that I could continue my work from PC to my iPad Pro away from my desk. The functions were pretty much comparable and I don’t see any missing functions for what I need. Until...it doesn’t sync back to OneDrive. I spent a few hours trying to figure out, the PC version didn’t have my changes on iPad and my iPad still have the new changes but didn’t upload to Onedrive. I tried to save it several times and I should have Save a Copy but I didn’t. Finally, I tried to open the Onedrive version on my ipad and I lost all my work on IPad. This is very disappointing and I don’t think I will use this app again.
Great App but never buy it from Apple Store!!
by Negreirosvicente on 2020/03/25 17:30
Microsoft Office 365 Personal is a must for almost everyone at work. Unfortunately it did not work when purchased from Apple Store. The year subscription purchased did now work after a few months and Apple just said it could not do anything about it, since the issue needed to solved by the developer, ie, Microsoft. Microsoft was very nice to assist me, but could not recognize the purchases from Apple Store. I ended up losing the money used to purchase from Apple Store and purchasing a new subscription from Microsoft that worked fine. If both Apple and Microsoft, huge companies, can not process the purchases and exchange information, the end consumer is the one paying the price twice. Great customer service from Microsoft, poor service from Apple.
Excel app
by Husky0103 on 2019/03/26 14:10
It'd be good to be able to size rows and columns in this app from an iPhone, but being able to use it even to just edit a file is great! The first iPhone 8 I bought never quite did Microsoft Office apps the way it should have. That phone didn’t keep Excel open long enough to enter data tracking medications over an hour. Repeated log outs and sign ins were required. This iPhone 8 handles Excel much better. It stays logged in. Whether it’s due to MO improvements or iPhone 8’s changes isn’t clear, but they work together much better now. The first iPhone 8 had issues in other areas as well.
Need instructions to be helpful. Could use the app a lot more if I knew what I was doing.
by < 3 RJ on 2018/02/25 16:28
I would like to know which would be good to make a list of my bills in and follow through with the monthly changes on that. Then there’s things just add on their own or don’t add when I would like. There’s also the fact that some of us pay monthly a subscription for Microsoft office and they could at least be decent enough to send us a book on the apps. I’m not talking, wait stop what you’re doing, go out of the app and watch a video. I want a genuine piece of paper inside books or booklets that says, Word, Excel, One Note and instructions with each. I also don’t want one note to keep closing on me or to lose info that I typed. It’s too much to ask, I know, but do continue taking my money each month and sometimes twice a month, why? I don’t know why?
Too basic
by Rkost83 on 2020/01/27 22:02
I bought an iPad Pro thinking I could replace everything that I previously used a laptop for; however, this is the one app that doesn’t have enough functionality to meet that need. I use Excel for some pretty basic needs, but I’ve found some key features are missing. Two biggies I’ve found so far: I can’t manage drop-down lists (i.e. data validation lists) and I can’t sort by specified columns within a range. That means that I have to email myself the file to my work laptop (since I no longer use a personal laptop) in order to update a drop-down list or do some relatively simple sorting, and then email it back to myself so I continue using it on my iPad or iPhone. Please add a little more functionality, or I will not be renewing my Office 365 subscription.
Excel using one drive
by wtskip on 2019/11/05 20:28
I find excel to be a great program, used it sense 1984 or 5 . About one year ago stopped using drop box and used one drive instead. Over this last year I have had three critical errors and had to go back to old copy in drop box, to recover. In late July had another major problem, not sure how I caused it but it was un recoverable. Had to go back to dropbox again took over eight hour to recoup! I now only use Drop box work between iphone ipad lap top and desk top and have had know errors what so ever. Excel makes good spread sheet now works with all the above but there one drive is atrocious.
Great/needs work
by humpco on 2019/09/29 04:15
Hello, hope someone reads this and respond. Outstanding program that has fulfilled my greatest expectations when working as designed. For that, please don’t change a thing. Unfortunately there have been situations where a file refuses to open or close. It simply spin for as long as I allow resulting in my uninstalling and reinstalling the program. I know of no other to way to shut it down. Unfortunately in doing so I lost a very important file that I’ve been unsuccessful in recovering. I’ve been unsuccessful in getting help from anyone to recover the lost data 365 or anyone. HELP!!!!
Excel Mobile version with connectivity to laptop
by Greatest Dad in the WORLD! on 2017/09/29 20:31
I have always liked excel. This version with cloud save is great. I can use on iPad and it looks and feels like laptop version. I have spreadsheets I need both places. I can create a bookmark on my windows explorer and then click a button to open on the laptop excel vs. using the web browser version which I don&#39;t like as much. Magic - genuine compatibility and cloud storage. Love that most functionality free since I paid for license on laptop. Well done by Microsoft to serve and retain customers. I had started to use numbers but have since stopped.
MS Office Apps Really Are Better
by jd0101010101 on 2019/12/13 13:20
I am an avid Apple fan, and try to use Apple gear and software wherever possible. I have tried to use the iWork suite and make it work for my needs, but Microsoft has been working on the Office suite for so long that it just works better, even on Apple gear. It’s just more compatible with what everybody else is using for document creation, and collaboration is intuitive and functional. Even Office for Mac is comparable to Office for Windows now. Sorry, Apple, I will continue to advocate for your gear (because it is better) but I will advocate for MS Office. * Except Keynote! Keynote is way better than Power Point
I lost hours of work
by trausner on 2020/02/01 18:38
I am using this app in connection with the files app on my iPad Pro newest generation. Multiple times now I had the same problem. I’m working on a spreadsheet for hours with auto save on. Then I close, the current file, go into the file picker of the app, choose the same file again and it’s all gone... everything. Just lost. The file is back to the original before I started editing. Nothing I can do. I check the same file on the Apple file app, also the original. It’s like closing the file lead to all the data loss. I read on forums online that the same thing is happening to other people. This is a KNOWEN BUG! and why is this app still available without a fix. How is this even allowed? Hours of work are gone. Who is gonna replace them? Is Microsoft going to pay me for my losses?
iPad to iPad Pro upgrades beware
by H8HUME on 2018/01/08 22:54
I’ve been using this app for quite some time with my hotmail account. Generally, the compatibility with excel’s more robust desktop and web app has been good but for quirks (keyboard is too large in non-landscape, etc). Minor stuff. I recently upgraded to a iPad Pro and was unpleasantly surprised that I have to get a 365 license to do what I did before on my regular iPad for free. $6.99 a month is NOT worth using this app. It took some time to figure out that was the problem considering I had a regular office version for Mac. I’d give it 1 stars for this but I think the functionality is generally great and better than Numbers. It’s just unfortunate that they don’t make that clear. At $2.99 a month, I might consider but that’s just way out of line for usage.
I pad version
by Fwretired on 2018/04/25 17:55
I have been using the Excel app on my I pad for a few years now and have a love hate relationship with it. Love the spread sheet capabilities, but sometimes I need the grid lines and cannot for the life of me get them to print. Tried everything that they recommend , but not luck. Sometimes, I make a spread sheet and can&#39;t print part of the sheet, especially if the address is in blue, so I have to go in and change it to black and even then, it sometimes doesn&#39;t work unless I e mail it to myself and then print. They should send some updates that actually work.
You killed my spreadsheet!
by cletusd on 2019/01/21 15:18
The new comment feature RUINED my previous notes. I used to be able to edit them at will. Now because they have all been converted to these “threaded comments”, for one they take forever to open up when you tap on them and I cant edit them. Ive had this particularly useful spreadsheet that Ive used for years and now its almost no good to me. I was on online with tech support for 2 hours trying to see if there was a way to reconvert them back to simple notes. It turns out I have to use the my laptop and redo the entire spreadsheet to re-add all my notes. I cant even find the “add note feature” on my iPad version. I am not happy at all with this comment thread feature!!
Entering formulas?
by QuantMike on 2019/10/19 23:03
Seems like a great idea to be able to open and edit your Excel files on your phone or iPad. I&#39;ve been using Excel for about a quarter century and never had that ability...how did I survive? Unfortunately, there is something squirrelly about the implementation...as far as I can tell, there is no way to actually enter formulas into a sheet. I can see formulas entered on the sheet when I built it on my desktop, but no way exists (as far as I can figure out) to enter the formula bar and type something. The store describes &#34;in-app purchases,&#34; so maybe you have to pay to get edit capability. In any event, view-only is still useful to me so two stars. Fix the implementation and make it possible to tap in the formula bar and type, and it becomes 4.5 or 5.
Excel - great tool
by Brian McNamara on 2019/07/20 23:18
Great tool for just about every project. First used Excel at Rockwell on a 1984 Macintosh; Rockwell upgraded to Macintosh Plus the next year. If my memory is accurate both Mac’s had Excel and Word plus one or 2 other programs that are now part of MS Office. I was lucky to have a visionary VP at Rockwell (technically North American Rockwell) who ultimately eliminated the entire word processor department so, we, as technical writers, were able to create and produce our own modification manuals (Space Shuttle upgrades and modifications). Excel was my favorite because it was easy to integrate formulas, perform calculations and copy-paste results into Word; thereby producing our own document. IMB was running MS Dos and Windows was Microsoft’s competition against the easy to use drop and drag Macintosh Plus. But both computers used Excel. I still use Excel in my own business as do my employees. Early experience has made Excel all the more valuable - this remains true 35 years later. Brian Peter McNamara, CFP, MST
You have broken it utility in last version
by CableDOC on 2020/03/31 23:28
I have been using Excel for 15 years, and 5 years on iPhone and iPad. I add data copied from Word, Outlook or Apple Mail into spreadsheets on a daily basis. I have been using the paste button in the FX field or inside a cell. Now, I cannot find the Paste function in either place when I hold down my finger. Occasionally I can past over a whole cell when the blue corners appear, but probably only 1:5 times—and each attempt forces me to go back to the original document and copy data again. This is especially true when I am copying multi line addresses, as when the blue corner paste function works, I make 4-5 cells of data, instead of the single cell with multiple lines as before. PLEASE FIX THIS SOON so I don’t have to go back to Numbers my data editing.
Save functions are not trustworthy.
by CodeZone on 2021/06/02 14:50
I love Excel. I use it to keep track of my personal monthly budget and record work expenses to maximize tax deductions. I was very disappointed when I found that there are big issues with the save functions. The auto-save function only really works if you never leave the document you’re using. If you exit the document to open another, all progress will be lost. In addition, the app automatically switches auto-save back on when you manually turn it off. I lost four months of personal budget data and am terrified that I’ll use my tax information every time I close the document. I would love to see this fixed so I don’t have to be afraid of using more than one document on the app.
Keyboard transition from other apps in split screen
by User12.08.93 on 2020/10/28 21:13
My only real problem with this app is that when I use split screen and type something on the other app, I can’t go back and type in Excel most of the time. I can click on stuff and navigate around the ribbon, but cannot type in any cells. I have to close and reopen in split screen again in order to start typing in cells again. Not sure if this is a problem with my keyboard or this app. I use the Logitech Smart Keyboard/trackpad for iPad 8th/7th gen. The firmware is up to date, I just checked. I would really like to be able to click on Excel and my browser or any other app back and forth without closing and reopening the app.
Beautiful, but lacking function
by SounDavs on 2020/02/06 00:49
I am using Excel on iPad Pro 12.9. For certain basic features, which I would normally right-click then select “Format Cells” to access, there seems to be no equivalent functionality on the iPad version yet. For example, with a column of dates all in different formats, I can’t simply highlight all of them and change them to the same MM/DD/YYYY style at once. The same is true of currency formatting, etc. I also do not see any “paste link” functionality which would allow multiple Excel sheets to talk to one another and update my cells automatically as I input data. Styling borders without a “Format Cells”-like option is painstaking.
Need more different types of Agenda template
by Charlen_21 on 2019/10/18 16:38
There still some bugs needs to be fix such as codes charters in excel s are causes some speed issues for the OS 13 and more on the IPhone and IPAD. .We also need more agendas template with vibrant new colors, update types of Agenda with cells with date, attendee, the main topic, subtopics and minutes matching the agenda that one share in Office Note . Office Note needs a whole lot up dates . I wish I could work fo Microsoft in the Office 365 departments, I would move the company more in the 21 century and also the company stocks would jump up 75%more
Pros n cons
by camelotsrefugee on 2018/09/15 04:27
Having a pre setup to only have to plug info into is nice...however.. Not being able it to copy and save as another document after I’d made major changes without fore knowledge of this was extremely frustrating and caused an additional hour of work to recreate a doc in manag my money sample...additionally, I could not then get the pie chart to translate the newer data..it simply disappeared ...I used excel for years and had been absent it for approximately five years and so rusty in memory of summing and formulas..having a tutorial would be extremely beneficial..the more comfortable people are with your product, the more inclined they will be to purchase the full program since this is apparently only the carrot and not the actual program
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microsoft excel, the spreadsheet app, lets you create, view, edit, and share your files quickly and easily. Manage spreadsheets, tables and workbooks attached to email messages from your phone with this powerful productivity app. Work in data analysis, accounting, auditing, or other fields confidently with anyone, anywhere. Quickly graph the most complex formulas, charts and tables with amazing features. Review spreadsheets and run data analysis on the go. Customize tables and spreadsheets the way you want with robust formatting tools and great features. The productivity app lets you build your spreadsheet to meet your specific needs. Get the complete Microsoft Office experience when you sign in with your Microsoft 365 subscription. Create templates, edit spreadsheets, organize charts and share with ease when you download microsoft excel. Tables & Spreadsheets: Create, Calculate and Analyze • Jump-start your budget, task list, accounting, or financial analysis with Excel’s modern templates. • Quickly graph with familiar formulas to run calculations and analyze your data. • Rich productivity features and formatting options make your workbook easier to read and use. • Use Cards View to easily see and manage spreadsheets. Productivity App: Review, Edit, and Work Anywhere • Review your Excel files from any device. • Edit sheets and data or update your task list from anywhere. • Spreadsheet features like sort and filter columns help focus your reviews. • Create, duplicate, hide, and unhide sheets easily. Data Analysis • Analyze data using common charts and graphs. • Use spreadsheet features like add and edit chart labels to highlight key insights in your data. • Pie chart maker: create charts and graphs from your data. Finance: Budgeting & Accounting • Use agile spreadsheets and charts to help manage budgets. • Familiar tools to help you drill down to your exact finance needs. • Calculate tax estimates, personal finances and more. Draw and Annotate with Ink • Make notes, highlight your worksheet, create shapes, or write equations using the draw tab feature in Excel on devices with touch capabilities. Sharing made easy • Share your files with a few taps to quickly invite others to edit, view, or leave comments directly in your workbooks. • Copy the content of your worksheet in the body of an email message with its format intact or attach or copy a link to your workbook for other sharing options. Download microsoft excel and get the best way to create, organize and manage data and spreadsheets from your iPhone or iPad. To create or edit documents, sign in with a free Microsoft account on devices with a screen size smaller than 10.1 inches. Unlock the full Microsoft Office experience with a qualifying Microsoft 365 subscription for your phone, tablet, PC, and Mac. Monthly Microsoft 365 subscriptions purchased from the app will be charged to your App Store account and will automatically renew within 24 hours prior to the end of the current subscription period unless auto-renewal is disabled beforehand. You can manage your subscriptions in your App Store account settings. This app is provided by either Microsoft or a third-party app publisher and is subject to a separate privacy statement and terms and conditions. Data provided through the use of this store and this app may be accessible to Microsoft or the third-party app publisher, as applicable, and transferred to, stored, and processed in the United States or any other country where Microsoft or the app publisher and their affiliates or service providers maintain facilities. Please refer to the Microsoft Software License Terms for Microsoft 365. See “License Agreement” link under Information. By installing the app, you agree to these terms and conditions.
Editing on my new iPad Pro.
by heapsd on 2021/06/20 11:35
I can no longer edit my spreadsheets after placing them on my iPad Pro. I can still edit them on my iPhone.
Easy to use
by RebelDoodle on 2021/06/20 00:06
From desk top to laptop to IPhone this is all you need.
Useless in iPhones
by Nate-8 on 2021/06/19 22:51
Awful- Microsoft now wants a monthly fee. Keep your old versions, these later ones inly fly with a monthly suscription…
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by Shalvab on 2021/06/19 20:19
This version does not open well in large sizes , When the file contains 70-80 megabytes or more is not opened.
Invoices
by on site electric on 2021/06/19 18:12
Very easy to work with creating documents plenty of templates to go from Justin
Won’t sync
by Ofig89 on 2021/06/19 03:14
Office documents don’t sync with my excel on other computers
No features with Ipad version of excel
by jditmer0 on 2021/06/18 15:59
Almost all excel features are missing from the Ipad version of excel.
Microsoft is bad
by RR1052 on 2021/06/18 15:39
Quit trying to cram LGBTQI on people. This is enough to stop a large volume from using Microsoft products.
Love this app
by RahRah7 on 2021/06/18 02:26
Super easy to use! I use desktop excel am the time, it’s nice to have it at my fingertips!
Timing
by Tmacri on 2021/06/17 12:52
The program just told me it doesn’t support the Excel file I was tring to open. Probably not the best time to ask for a review.
Stay out of it.
by gogogigi56853257 on 2021/06/17 05:28
Stick to making a product and quit trying to make cultural statements.
Excel -Excellent
by Larry ^ on 2021/06/16 12:22
If you are not experienced with excel it takes a bit to get comfortable; but it is so useful and well worth the effort.
Stupid update!
by Blmervin on 2021/06/16 05:00
Stick to making your app better instead of promoting your disgusting sexual preferences!
Прайд
by n/esa on 2021/06/15 12:30
Вот теперь пора перестать обновляться и переходить на взломанные приложения. Нет, я не против геев, пока они не мешают. Вы решили сообщить про прайд, я решил сообщить о том, что перехожу на бесплатный офис
Stay in your lane
by bull oney on 2021/06/15 06:19
I have know idea how the Excel app is connecting the dots from the lbgt community but I’m glad I didn’t select update all. Why can’t you just do your job and quit pushing your personal beliefs. Sick...
Try to get the code
by Hellboy69696969 on 2021/06/15 04:08
I send several fines I never received the code
⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
by Steven Zyler on 2021/06/15 01:08
⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
Apolitical presentations
by Segments. on 2021/06/14 19:11
My work presentations need to be apolitical. How do I remove/decline politically driven updates?
Pride flags
by jkdamfdskfndsivsdni on 2021/06/14 16:00
I don’t need Microsoft - nor anybody else - telling me what to celebrate. Keep it to yourself people.
Excel is great
by ASATalks on 2021/06/14 13:08
Love making lists of all kinds in excel. Creating budgets and doing calculations becomes much easier.
It lacks a lot
by R0iB0i on 2021/06/14 04:47
It’s nice an very useful however it lacks so many desktop features that make it completely unusable for data driven tasks
Another app from MS that distracts you from getting work done, by constantly being annoying
by jamesk479 on 2021/06/14 04:24
Once again, MS just doesnt get it. IPad is an on-the-go device mostly. If someone is opening an Excel file ion an iPad it might just be an emergency, and your on the go. So I prob open this thing once a month. And every time I come back it is a clumsy mess with some annoying distraction. For one thing, it opens the last file. I do not want to work on a file from a month ago. Naturally, you close it but then its prompting you to save. You want me to save a file that you should know I havent done anything to or in the last month? That is beyond ignorant. The cloud will have a more recent version. It is the most cloud version, you might say? It is not easy for the user to tell and even if so, then there is absolutely no reason to force me to save. I haven not even breathed on this file that i did not want open. So now you might be scared that with autosave u could lose recent revisions? The safe thing would be to just terminate the app, but...long story short.... I STILL HAVE NOT STARTED THE IMPORTANT TIME SENSITIVE WORK THAT PEOPLE OFTEN NEED TO DO on-the-go. Off course thats not all... it is also telling me I need a subscription to access my OneDrive folder. I HAVE ONE and I am logged in. Just absolutely unacceptable!
Some files became “read only” files on their own
by won't let me give bad review on 2021/06/13 16:38
Some files have become “read only” files, and thus I am not able to update them or add information to them. This is very frustrating.
Doesn’t work well with OneDrive
by MrMister-E on 2021/06/13 14:31
Even though the Excel app itself works alright, it doesn’t let you edit spreadsheets from OneDrive unless you’re connected to the internet. Working offline being possible on any other device means Microsoft knows how to do it, but just doesn’t want to for iOS and iPadOS users.
ExCellent ExCept for my Nits
by Aprevoir on 2021/06/12 23:11
All Platforms: A search should apply to the sheet by default, not to the current selection. This will speed up manual change sets each one of which leaves a row or column selected. Mobile (iPad): It’s harder on the iPad platform to search column-wise (search by rows is the default). Can’t keep more than one file open at the same time. This requires using the file manager to switch between files, now closing one, now opening the other. ExCel crashes after 5 or 6 of these switches.
Homemaker
by verginny on 2021/06/12 20:17
Love excel have used it for years .
Sadly deficient and lacking basic features
by drgardner on 2021/06/12 18:53
Just about good enough to look at a spreadsheet, but don’t bother trying to do anything more than a basic edit to a cell. Created a chart, but can’t edit axis values or make anything more than trivial changes. A sad joke, and not at all comparable to the desktop version.
Excellent product one request
by zixtx on 2021/06/12 04:29
Love Excel for Mac. Please allow embedding of pdf’s and power query pdf’s. I need for my workflow. Especially since Excel for Mac is the same price as regular Excel. Thanks
iPad and MacBook Air
by DropTimer on 2021/06/12 02:03
This works well with the Office 2016 I have on the MacBook.
Really terrible app for iPhone
by Ksywbxoag on 2021/06/11 17:37
App is very finicky. When it works it’s great but it’s very unreliable. I have to login multiple times on Onedrive to get it to show my files. When it finally does, they show only long enough to open one file, then they disappear again.
Ugh
by .....bobby...... on 2021/06/09 01:16
No vba macros
Requires online connection for full functionality and authentication.
by rocket3500 on 2021/06/08 01:58
Product is hindered by authentication policies which often requires re-signing in before complete use. This shouldn&#39;t be required more than once.
Excel
by keepit-simple on 2021/06/07 23:17
Getting harder to understand and use. It was much simpler a few years ago. Please quit changing how to do things. In fact, only one method to complete a task is necessary.
Great produce
by Bowen2001 on 2021/06/07 19:31
So glad it’s available for phones !
No thank you
by BNWHITESIDE on 2021/06/07 13:23
This app is finicky as is and now you want me to pay for it? Throw some ads at the bottom of my screen if you want but I&#39;m definitely not paying $7 a month just to keep track of my bills you must be out of your mind.
Very good
by dinh nghiep on 2021/06/07 05:48
Rất tốt
Good app but not there yet
by dprince88 on 2021/06/07 04:16
This a good app to start but it is missing a lot of key functions and advance functions that makes it truly a great app, that would be indistinguishable from the Windows and Mac versions. Small functions like being able to copy and paste data validation can make it 10 times better. These missing things put this app a step below the web app. If this app did everything that the web app can do I would give it another star but since they are not there I just can’t.
Very difficult to use
by Lovesmovies567 on 2021/06/06 18:17
I’ve used Excel on desktop with no difficulties, but the mobile version is practically unusable. Superscript, charts, and other functions are hard to find, if they’re even available, and the screen can get very cluttered very easily. Once I figured out how to get a histogram in, adding any data onto it was completely impossible.
Great Application
by HKPjr on 2021/06/06 12:56
Thank you for this application. I use it to stay up on my transactions
Improved from prior versions
by 50West on 2021/06/06 01:03
The newer versions of the mobile interface are much better than previous versions. Everything seems more intuitive and formatting options appear where you would expect them.
Apple cooperation
by bike guy MMFM on 2021/06/05 11:00
iPad and iPhone integration are awful.
Ok, not great.
by cosolin on 2021/06/04 22:49
Excel has become such a complex program and the translation to iPadOS is a bit of a mixed bag. I like the functionality, but when interfacing with files not stored on the iPad, the program is a little opaque as to where a revised files are located. I worked on a file, accessed through the native Files app, but when trying to open again, the program says something went wrong and can’t open the file. So, changes are “lost”, but were supposed to be auto-saved.
What can I say?
by Anazon s&$ks on 2021/06/04 19:58
There is nothing to say about Microsoft products. They never work and now you have to pay a subscription for something that never works. Did I mention the minute by minute required updates.
I hope you don’t want your data to actually save
by excel is bad on 2021/06/04 02:22
I use this app four or five times a week. In the past year I don’t think it has ever actually saved all my data
Bait and switch
by dgrahly on 2021/06/03 12:15
I bought this app and been using it for awhile but now the recent update makes you buy the 365 subscription otherwise the app doesnt work. Thanks creepy womanizer bill gates.
TOO many different versions
by mweygand on 2021/06/03 10:05
HATE that I have no clue why I had to get office and then the other program I had won’t work with it, they aren’t linked together. VERY irritating to figure it out.
Save functions are not trustworthy.
by CodeZone on 2021/06/02 14:50
I love Excel. I use it to keep track of my personal monthly budget and record work expenses to maximize tax deductions. I was very disappointed when I found that there are big issues with the save functions. The auto-save function only really works if you never leave the document you’re using. If you exit the document to open another, all progress will be lost. In addition, the app automatically switches auto-save back on when you manually turn it off. I lost four months of personal budget data and am terrified that I’ll use my tax information every time I close the document. I would love to see this fixed so I don’t have to be afraid of using more than one document on the app.
Great but not good on Apple IPAD.
by cumbersome 2 on 2021/06/02 14:38
Not good on Apple IPAD
My app excel
by definant23 on 2021/06/02 12:34
Great app!!!!!!!!!!
It’s great
by Bigstew1968 on 2021/06/01 18:42
It’s really good
Easy
by Soulwinnershp on 2021/06/01 18:03
Easy
App will not open on my iPad.
by jwilliman on 2021/06/01 17:18
I’ve been using this app for a long time with mixed results but now it will not open on my iPad. It crashes on every startup.
Needs to be more user friendly
by LadyBugBoomer on 2021/05/31 03:04
Could not: freeze row &amp; column Could not fill dates or days of week
Software
by Roy4865 on 2021/05/30 16:24
Why can’t you go back to selling software instead of something that requires a subscription
Indispensable
by Craiger2012 on 2021/05/30 14:37
Love this program. I don’t use it to its potential but access it daily.
IT’S OK
by nickname I have none on 2021/05/30 05:21
No print preview. Pretty basic. Wish there was a way to lock the width of the screen so it doesn’t “move all over the place”, CTRL function none exitstant in IOS
I hate the app
by pp poppop on 2021/05/29 16:26
I love the app and I love how we can have workbooks
Excel Ipad
by JuBuLen on 2021/05/29 13:32
I could not live without my Excel on my IPad. I keep check log, Christmas address spreadsheet, non-profit treasurer books, checklists .. basically my whole life. I’m retired, but if I were still working, I wouldn’t need my laptop. It has never let me down!
Perfect Software
by jp949 on 2021/05/25 23:10
Excel is the outstanding software from Microsoft for just about all number crunching. It’s simple interface with loads of built-in options makes Excel one of the few pieces of software that is a must-have for just about every computer.
Very good
by Positiveguy1969 on 2021/05/25 16:06
Is very good but wish it had ability to run macros also. Overall I like it. Nice job MS !
Very frustrated
by Irv4him on 2021/05/25 12:16
You restrict stuff like crazy even after I got a 365 subscription it is saying I can’t do things because I need a 365 subscription, this stinks!
Easy work
by Karen0823 on 2021/05/25 00:42
It makes me do my job faster and simple. On the way work
Excellent outil
by zakistam on 2021/05/25 00:18
Merci
Excelente Aplicación
by BjramosM on 2021/05/24 17:43
La utilizo muy recurrente y es muy buena herramienta de trabajo
Charged Without Authorization
by pmsmvt on 2021/05/22 17:13
Accidentally downloaded this after clicking on an Excel sheet. It’s been charging me every month as a subscription, but I never opted in or agreed to the charges.
Dave McMahon
by Duke 143 on 2021/05/22 15:22
When you do version changes you need to put out a simplified conversion table for instance : What used to be @sum is now = Sum And route to get there is different. Used to be on a front page
Muy buena aplicación
by Ciezarh on 2021/05/22 00:41
Me sirve de mucha ayuda.
Nice
by reviewsfqp on 2021/05/21 18:31
Nice
It is a real romp.
by Pezzy Hamilton on 2021/05/19 17:27
If you want an app that is the cat’s pyjamas this is the app for you see.
Excel
by DvS Empire LLC on 2021/05/19 15:53
I don’t know how to use this yet
The Best App
by ChessMan1980 on 2021/05/18 08:08
I like to use this app. Specifically when I don’t have my laptop with me. It’s very helpful.
Added functionality
by Intopia on 2021/05/18 02:44
Needs to work like the desktop version. Specifically would like to be able to click on multiple columns (not next to each other) to make spacer rows all the same size like a I can in Excel when a I use the Ctrl Button.
Excel for iPad
by nashbeck1968 on 2021/05/18 01:45
Terrible. Have to pay subscription just to have excel available to use. Basic program and they want $7 subscription.
Missing functionality
by The Real Dosdinosaur on 2021/05/17 21:08
I miss a lot of those extra items that the desktop version of Microsoft XL has that is missing from Microsoft 365 platform.
Great App
by PattFam on 2021/05/17 15:50
Love everything about excel. Perfect for budgeting which no budget knowledge
Write a Review!
by the tireless student on 2021/05/15 16:46
Very nice app, Very helpful!💥🤓👍🏼
Language bug with pre-established templates
by Dr. Stat on 2021/05/15 13:26
An error occurs when the language is set to Spanish, the pre-established templates are in French instead of Spanish.
Seriously annoying
by Chris In The Desert on 2021/05/15 07:17
How many time do I need to rate this pp for the “rate me” prompts to go away? Went from 5 stars to 1. Thanks a lot, buddy.
Excel
by KhanhJIT on 2021/05/14 21:53
I love this
Don’t bother with Excel on an iPad
by LeavingExcel on 2021/05/13 22:07
If you’re a lifelong used of beginner Excel, this product on the iPad is terribly frustrating. Deleting or changing or wrapping or merging are not intuitive. Text blocks are difficult. I can’t imagine anything more difficult on it than summing a column of numbers. I’d rather start over with the IOS versions of Excel and Word. What a shame. I don’t know who to blame, Microsoft or Apple
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by ipodbev on 2021/05/13 18:41
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Need excell
by Bagit-FL on 2021/05/11 19:57
How can you manage money without this?
“Recent files” folder disappears all the time on Apple devices 🤬
by Mabry28 on 2021/05/11 16:04
Why can’t this be fixed?? I now pay MS for the premium version, hoping this would not be an issue on the premium version but that’s not the case. This happens on all of my Apple mobile devices (new iPhone 12 &amp; iPad mini 3). Luckily they are still stored on the main files folder, but way deep at the bottom of my hundreds of files so this is not convenient for an app I use, hourly! Is there a workaround for this or is an upcoming update going to address this? Does MS ever read reviews for god sakes it makes me crazy 🤪 please fix this!
Recent update broke ability to open shared spreadsheets
by Termporary_User_688889 on 2021/05/11 12:10
Spreadsheet shared form other OneDrive users and Sharepoint users will no longer open after most recent update. This has caused a lot of problems in our company. Confirmed with co-worker his also has broken.
App won’t stop crashing
by PatriciaVw817 on 2021/05/10 21:22
Ever since it updated I can’t get ANYTHING to open, it just crashes and closes out the app. I tried reaching out to Microsoft but couldn’t get a resolution. So I just deleted the app which is unfortunate since I use it for school and work via my iPhone when I am not home.
EXcel
by terry2953 on 2021/05/10 20:14
Definitely helps with organization, sorting, calculations!
Crashes on iPad after most recent update
by Esquire1308 on 2021/05/10 19:01
Whenever I try to open a spreadsheet from OneDrive it says “working on it” then crashes the app. PLEASE FIX. Can’t complete my work without having to find a PC.
App closes out
by el ogii on 2021/05/10 18:03
Every time I try to open a lie it force closes its self
Nice
by daeadfew on 2021/05/10 17:53
Good
Don’t Update!!
by iphoneuseranon on 2021/05/10 17:47
The latest update is a complete disaster and will not allow you to open any files without crashing. Warning! Warning! Microsoft is getting worse and worse.
App not working
by Luccabucca on 2021/05/10 16:44
I can’t open or edit any of my files all of a sudden. It was working yesterday and now it looks like it start to load a file and then just completely closes the app. Very frustrating!!
Crashing
by jack2019$ on 2021/05/10 14:56
The app keeps crashing whenever I open it. Both excel and office app is crashing
Doesn’t work!!!!
by ...angry customer... on 2021/05/10 13:38
This used a to be a great app. However, the recent update made me no longer able to open any excel files!!!
Most recent update (May 10 2021 Version 2.49)
by caortlong on 2021/05/10 13:31
Was running well until latest update (“Bug Fixes”). It now crashes all the time when opening the app. Unable to work on my spreadsheets: this is bad and inexcusable, as I depend on this setup (iPad and Excel) for my daily work.
A really Bad update today (5/10/21)
by New England on 2021/05/10 12:41
Updated the app today for “bug fixes”. Normally these updates work well. This one however is verrrrry bad. The app now opens, but if you try to open a file from OneDrive, it crashes. The file size does not seem to matter. A quick fix is needed on this. As it is, I find it utterly useless to work on existing files. Crashing should not be considered a fix.
Normally 5 star. Version 2.49 Crashes
by EdLewis2 on 2021/05/10 12:25
Excel is an excellent business-critical application I use daily. After upgrading to version 2.49 this morning (May 10), I can no longer use Excel on iPhone at all. After crashing 2-3 times (program dismisses itself when trying to open a file) I restarted iPhone. Although Excel starts, it hangs and then crashes when trying to open a workbook I edited with 2.48 an hour or so ago. Editing no longer possible. Please fix at earliest convenience or roll back. Thanks.
Latest update broke the app
by JoeBarbs on 2021/05/10 12:20
Today’s update causes excel to crash immediately on open. I’m on iOS 14.6.
Not opening after update today
by MTCCnyc on 2021/05/10 12:02
After this morning’s update, it won’t open. iPhone 12 Pro
Amazing app
by mikejones213 on 2021/05/10 03:32
Best investment don’t be afraid to invest in this app
Seriously slow on the latest iPad Pro
by UNLV rebel! on 2019/05/01 10:39
I am using an iPad Pro 256GB Wifi + Cellular version and I am extremely disappointed on the speed and features of the app. Not sure if the app or iPad Pro is to blame but the vlookup, match functions are just not working as gracefully as it should be. Each time I input a number, it would take 5 seconds to return the correct values and it is just not acceptable on an advanced device like the iPad Pro. I have to admit that my spreadsheet has over 50,000 of rows, 30+ columns and 10+ spreadsheets but there are no macros and images used at all. And for anyone who relies on Excel to process this huge amount of data, this is just a very common scale of a spreadsheet, not to mention it is only 10MB. Either Apple or Mircosoft seriously needs to look into resolving this issue or there’s just no point of having this powerful application on the iPad.
Another app from MS that distracts you from getting work done, by constantly being annoying
by jamesk479 on 2021/06/14 04:24
Once again, MS just doesnt get it. IPad is an on-the-go device mostly. If someone is opening an Excel file ion an iPad it might just be an emergency, and your on the go. So I prob open this thing once a month. And every time I come back it is a clumsy mess with some annoying distraction. For one thing, it opens the last file. I do not want to work on a file from a month ago. Naturally, you close it but then its prompting you to save. You want me to save a file that you should know I havent done anything to or in the last month? That is beyond ignorant. The cloud will have a more recent version. It is the most cloud version, you might say? It is not easy for the user to tell and even if so, then there is absolutely no reason to force me to save. I haven not even breathed on this file that i did not want open. So now you might be scared that with autosave u could lose recent revisions? The safe thing would be to just terminate the app, but...long story short.... I STILL HAVE NOT STARTED THE IMPORTANT TIME SENSITIVE WORK THAT PEOPLE OFTEN NEED TO DO on-the-go. Off course thats not all... it is also telling me I need a subscription to access my OneDrive folder. I HAVE ONE and I am logged in. Just absolutely unacceptable!
Why do I suddenly need a Office 360 subscription??
by Ya, right. on 2019/01/12 19:44
I like being able to access my excel files from my iPhone. Works great for simple editing and updating. But suddenly I can not edit an excel file that I had created on my laptop and had been able to edit it on my iPhone before. It opens read only and when I try to save it to another name or location it does not allow it because I now must have an Office 360 subscription. I never had one to begin with. I have a one drive account, but that does not get me around this. WHY do I suddenly need an Office 360 subscription? It’s MY file; I created it OUTSIDE of this iPhone app. WHY are you holding me hostage? I can’t find an explanation for why this happened and why I now need the subscription. Google Sheets seems to work just fine and I am now using that instead. Are other Office apps going to do the same thing to me? Incidentally, if you get stuck by this, I finally got around not being able to write the file anywhere by mailing the file to myself from inside the app and then I opened it with Google Sheets.
Good when it’s working
by Sundlie on 2018/01/26 15:48
I love being able to use Excel on my iPad Pro as it’s super easy to make adjustments on the go. I’ve got Office 365 and my documents are stored on OneDrive so I’m usually able to make changes and it shows up on my other devices. However at least once a week the app seems to forget my password and all my documents stop syncing. I have to sign in again and then it overwrites any changes I’ve made on my iPad since it decided to stop syncing. OneDrive has been doing weird stuff like this on all my laptops, desktops and tablets over the past few years. In fact the last time OneDrive seemed to be problem free was back when it was called SkyDrive. Hopefully Microsoft gets things figured out eventually. If not I’ll probably just switch over to Google Docs when my 365 subscription ends.
Microsoft is destroying functionality!
by Ringdelio on 2021/01/26 15:07
Wuderlist was a wonderful app. It kept lists, synched across my devices, and across my family (if I choose). I used it to run my life. MS acquired it, changed the name to ToDo, decided it was perfect as an enterprise project management system (it’s not, and I have run big projects), and made it nearly impossible to rely on if you are not sitting at your desk all day like a MS developer. It got rolled into the MS system, and of course double password protected. Right away I hated this—I don’t need my grocery list defended from the Russians. Then it decided that I couldn’t leave it on—it would log me out to protect my data. A big waste of more time. Then it decided I needed to use their proprietary two-party app to provide a backup authentication. Did they even think about how much fun this would be standing in the middle of Home Depot and trying to work through this morass just to verify which woodscrews I wanted to buy? Here’s a hint for the developers—software should help us get stuff done, not be a merry-go-round of interaction with the system. Time to find a new app.
So far, so good
by Urahmus on 2020/02/27 19:12
I consider myself an advanced Excel user and was skeptical of the limitations that would be imposed by the iPad version, but I have been pleasantly surprised so far. I have just started using the iPad version but have not yet encountered any major limitations for the activities I use 90% of the time. The cell borders options are not as complete as in the PC version, but that’s a cosmetic thing I can live with. The program integrates fantastically with the cloud, and all updates are immediately available on other devices. Very convenient to use the iPad for quick additions to a sheet, without having to go to my desktop computer, boot it up, do my work, and copy it to a thumb drive or email it to myself. This is easy to get used to...
Don’t use this if you need it to work...
by Wrlitzr on 2019/12/19 18:33
I use excel to track my business miles on my iPad while I’m out in the field, and it seems like at least 3-5 times a week I have to completely uninstall and reinstall the app because it stops being able to open any files. It just says something went wrong and the file can’t be opened. I’m able to open the file on my phone and computer, it’s just this version of the app that has this problem. The first few times it happened I tried resetting the device and clearing any app cache I could get access to, but the only thing that would fix it was completely reinstalling. This is not a small app to be downloading several times per week over cellular... If it weren’t the only app capable of handling the specific formulas included in this spreadsheet I would definitely be using Google Sheets or Open Office instead... If you need a general use spreadsheet app I highly recommend looking at one of those instead to avoid this persistent pain in the neck...
Some of the iOS limitations are puzzling
by e-book lover on 2019/01/06 03:54
Overall, I’m very happy to have the convenience of using Excel on my iPad. I’m not a very sophisticated user, so the stripped down version is mostly workable for me. That said, some functions don’t seem to be present at all, and it’s puzzling why they aren’t included in the iOS version. I keep getting a ‘circular reference’ error in one spreadsheet, for instance, and can find no way to locate it using the iOS app. I finally went to my PC to resolve the error. Since all of Microsoft’s dubious ‘help’ seems to refer to the PC version, looking up ‘how to’ information can be an exercise in frustration. If there’s a chart that tells you which functions aren’t included in the app., it should be prominently displayed so as to avoid the many wasted minutes looking for something that just isn’t there.
Miserable app
by Floatsflyer on 2020/06/22 00:25
I have 30+ years experience using the desktop version of MS Excel on Windows based PCs. Consider myself fairly proficient. iOS version on iPad looks like, but does not function like, Windows desktop version. First, it appears to be web based so there is serious lag time between attempting to make changes and seeing your attempt appear on-screen. Second, I have spent last ten minutes attempting to copy three adjacent cells (two with numbers and third with formula adding them together) then pasting them into several rows directly below them. Highlight the three cells, long press then tap Copy, highlight group of cells below, long press then tap Paste and what happens? Those three Copied cells are not Pasted but instead one cell shows contents of last item (a cell description) I Copied from a website. Tried four times, same result. Very frustrating. Shame on me for expecting a Microsoft app to work well on an Apple operating system. Guess I need to learn how to use Numbers.
Love me some Excel
by Scarlet in the Living Room on 2018/06/11 17:45
Okay so, I’m an MS Office girl from way back. From websites to databases, you name it, I loved every little bit Office could offer. But then I got an iPhone, and I found myself straying to other apps compatible with my newfound iPhone love. I tried Office for iPhone, but at that time, the two designs just didn’t work well together. But recently I’ve needed to work with Office and I gave the iOS version another go. All I can say is Hallelujah, y’all!!! Microsoft has worked out all the kinks, and my two tech-loves can coexist at last! Oh , and not for nothing, I recently got an iPad Pro 10.5 with an Apple Pencil, and OMG, y’all!! I’m in database-formatting-outline-creating Heaven!!! Give Office for iOS another try- you’ll be happy you did.
You will lose your work!!! Don’t buy
by ABelieber on 2017/11/26 04:51
Bought the subscription to Office 365 because I wanted to use Microsoft Excel. First 2 projects I worked on went fine. My 3rd project was a huge one (a $800 fee for me). I worked on it for 6 hours when suddenly my work vanished ... disappeared right in front my eyes! I tried everything, but I could not get the document back. Came to the realization that while the “auto-save” feature was “on”, the app was not saving any of the work!! The Microsoft cloud had nothing! Made a quick research and found that this type of complaint has been posted by others going back to 2014!!! What??? IT HAS NOT BEEN FIXED??!! Clients have had the same 2 bad experiences (failure by the auto-save and the document disappearing) AND MICROSOFT HAS NOT ADDRESSED THIS ISSUE. So, despite buying the iPad Pro intending to use Excel, I now will have to buy a Window base laptop. Grrrrrrrrrr.
Love Excel, despise recent changes
by Batgirl0520 on 2017/10/11 20:10
At one time I would have given 5 stars as Excel is one of my favorite programs. But some recent changes have made this app almost unusable for me. I&#39;d rather turn on my computer and wait to use that Excel instead of the app. If I try to scroll up and down with the key pad open, it usually closes the keypad on me. Opening it again every time is a pain. When I enter a number in a column and hit return, the keypad automatically reverts back to the text keys instead of the numbers. If you are entering numbers in a column, chances are you will want to keep entering numbers. Having it go back to text every time is obnoxious and totally a waste of time! If I select a cell with my finger, it is basically impossible to then select an adjacent cell. I need to tap one away from the one I actually need first and then go back.
Please FIX the apple pencil support
by RMKang on 2019/04/09 18:45
It’s great, not having to carry around my macbook pro and use excel for work on the iPad. I’ve gotten used to and actually prefer to use Excel on iPad for a quick project. However, after the update for Apple Pencil 2, program does not respond upon opening sheets, switching tabs, etc when you are using the apple pencil unless you tap on the Draw tab, and tap again on Home tab. It wasn’t doing that before the update. This does not make for smooth, quick work process, having to switch back and forth. I talked to the Tech Support about this, and was told that basically it is what it is now and that I’d have to wait for MS to fix this issue. Sooner than later would be great. Also, if there is a way that allows multiple sheets open at the same time, that’d be wonderful, but one can only dream.
Simple necessary tasks missing!
by Progolfore on 2020/02/19 19:45
Nothing is more frustrating than using an app that is a shell of itself. Especially when it comes to simple tasks. I had excel spreadsheets on my PC that I had generated and each one I created a logo and title in the header. These headers aren’t generally seen while using excel but are available to edit and use through a menu on a PC. Now I use an iPad Pro solely (PC died) and there is no menu or method to change headers on all of my excel files I have previously made. My spreadsheets are useless because I can’t change a header in their iOS app versions. And I am a Microsoft 365 user/payer. I called support and asked where I could give feedback on this to get someone to look at it and change it and they told me I only could go to a PC to give feedback on this. They didn’t have a method in a browser on an iPad! That’s crazy messed up! Microsoft, are you listening, why are these simple and necessary features not available?
Love Excel but having issues on IPad
by !BabyGirl89! on 2019/07/24 19:45
I am having issues with this application on my IPad. I can not use the application at all. Also, this application logs me out of Office 365 from time to time and I can’t access my files. Then when I try to log back on I have issues and it wont let me. This only happens on occasion. I am now logged in to Office 365. The real issue now is, I can not even use this application. When I first open the application it tries to open the last document I worked on. The issue is that it wont open it. It just keeps the pop up that says attempting to open and will not do anything. When I try to cancel it, it then pops up attempting to cancel and won’t. My application is no longer working on my IPad due to this. I’ve tried to turn the IPad off. Stop and start the application. I don’t know what to do.
They broke it auto save doesn’t work
by KenFalls on 2020/09/18 02:39
Nothing more frustrating than the auto save doesn’t work and neither does the save when closing the application you’re working on. So basically if you spend a few hours on a spreadsheet and close it thinking it’s now saved. It’s not. Fix this or I’ll forever leave and finally just go to numbers. Fed up with untested bs from Microsoft! Seriously you think you’ll ever fix this very bad flaw! It just never saves. Yet every freaking time I have to go between screens the app closes and reopens. Yet did it save? Hell no. What a waste. What are you all doing at megalasoft? Because your software bug fixes are laughable!
Not nearly as functional as it needs to be - Dropbox compatibility
by Andrea Bowen on 2019/10/01 15:50
I’ve been using this Excel for iPad/iOS app since about the time it came out. This is probably the case with all the Microsoft Office for iPad/iOS apps, but I’m experiencing this right now with Excel, so I’ll call it out here. Just about all my work is on Dropbox. Excel automatically tries to open the previous thing that I was working on. And if it gets hung up—Excel basically doesn’t open because it can’t figure out how to open a file that’s in my Dropbox. I’m down to the point that I’m just opening my old Excel files in Google Drive, because at least Google Drive lets me edit, and I can save my old stuff as an Excel file if Excel for iPad ever gets its act together. I’m finding the Dropbox functionality really dreadful, and am happy to talk to someone at Microsoft about it. I want to use Office products, but this weird situation is driving me bats.
RMD Excel
by Doc D55 on 2018/02/04 22:22
I&#39;m very happy now. The earlier version not so much, but now I&#39;m very happy. I&#39;ve been a Microsoft user for 30 years. I totally love Excel. I&#39;ve used it for work, keep as checkbook, travel expenses, on and on. My title was Constructed Manager, of multi-million to billion dollar projects. I&#39;ve got 4 college degrees. Love Excel. However anyone can make use of this program and love it. This current version is the very best to use on Apple ISO products and very easy to use. It&#39;s just a matter of experimenting and before you know it your an expert. Enjoy! 02Aug16 The improvement continue to make Excel better and better. I&#39;ve been using Excel on my own Microsoft computer for many years and I continue to find more uses and simpler way of doing things. This App is continuing to evolve making everything simpler and more fun to use. I strongly suggest to try it if you haven&#39;t before. 04FEB17 This App has completely gone down hill. A very simple thing to do is format a column of numbers. Ex: Dates, Dollars. Well....if anyone figures out how please let me know without having to write a very time consuming formula. That is the only method I could fine. When this App first came out, one (1) Tap set the cell or the column format. Now? Forget it.
Perfect for on the Fly
by Hungry for Chicken on 2018/12/05 17:44
Don’t get me wrong there are definitely limitations with it being on mobile, some limitations even that I don’t think would be too hard to implement over time. That said though for what excel on mobile does offer it is very worth it. Whether I’m making moderate changes to an existing workbook or creating a new one before finalizing it on windows 10 (usually because of the limitations on mobile), it is very user friendly and allows everything needed to create a basic workbook. It still has room for improvement which is my reason for only giving 4 stars but in the end it’s a very good mobile adaptation.
It’s a great app except for one major annoying thing
by Fishnsoph on 2019/12/02 20:45
I use the app daily for work and in my personal life. I have one major gripe with it though. I’m not very tech savvy so please forgive my basic way of explaining. The top green bar/menu (while a sheet is open) with the arrow to go back to the list of books, the undo button, font, search and share is not constantly available. It’s there when you open the sheet. Then it’s hidden. Sometimes it comes back when you press the green arrow and other times it’s just gone, with no way to get it back. Unless I close the app completely and restart it. I really wish this section was more user friendly. Maybe I’m doing something wrong but I can’t seem to find another way to have it shown. Thanks for letting me vent.
Simply intuitive without loss of functionality
by AggieGarrison87 on 2020/04/09 09:57
When excel was first released there was a last of comprehensive instruction, each command proving a dos CMD ascus direction on how to input the function. While lacking any description of the functions use(s) and the possible commands that could be coupled or integrated design a program or automate your projects to a higher degree of accuracy, providing ideas how to optimize and expedite your results. Excel has extremely extrapolated it’s capabilities, created an interface that’s user friendly, and with each iteration they’ve been gradually improving their product! Highly recommend!!!!
Functional but one issue
by Great Lake Sailor on 2020/01/21 10:28
I am a professional mariner who uses this app to run spreadsheets that assist me in navigating and handling cargo. They essentially act as custom calculators with the convenience of my phone. Implementation of excel into the smartphone format is great. I build the spreadsheet on my computer and transfer it to my phone. I like the dedicated number keypad. I do not at all like how I am regularly unable to “edit” read, use, my spreadsheet without internet! It is saved to my phone, but the hokey subscription requirement of connecting to the internet or locking up my spreadsheets completely castrates this app’s usefulness. I cannot rely on it when I need it most, at sea out of the range of any internet services. You seriously need to fix this fault. Make me pay for it if you have to, but for goodness sake not everyone has reliable access to internet. You are killing those users’ loyalty to Microsoft. I go for months without internet access. If you have options for us and we just don’t know about it, please do better to advertise it. Great app. But useless because you regularly lock me out of it!
Can’t update on Unlimited ATT and Verizon plans
by BestAppsUser on 2018/08/13 20:22
I will no longer use Wifi - the artificial limits on download are about to make me delete your LARGE App. I have a case at Apple and of course they blame you and the carrier - the support agent agrees it is “Stupid”. I wonder why it’s okay to stream Gigs of a baseball game or a movie but downloading an app that is Broken is a NO NO. MS NOT that differentiating these days. Same for other MS apps. I like Outlook but LookOUT to be gone too. And since I own the company that buys 365 and Azure gone is a BIG gone. Tick. Tick, tick. I’m sure that you are now aware I can let other users know all is well in a few days or so, therefore rating will go to a deserved location. As my I always say, “ when it doesn’t make sense it is about the Cents. Let’s use some common sense, and worry less about the small cents. Ready set GO! - drdave
Almost like the desktop version... almost
by concertmaster3 on 2019/06/29 09:32
The iPad version of Excel has a good foundation, but unfortunately it lacks features that you only see in the desktop version. For me personally, the most important feature that they left out of the iPad version is that you are not allowed to create “notes” (what they used to call “comments” in pre-2019 versions.) Yes that’s right, you can create notes for any cell in the 2019 Excel desktop version, but somehow this feature is unavailable in the iOS version. Microsoft, if you are reading this, please add the ability to write notes to individual cells in Excel for iOS! Even the Mac version of Excel has this ability! Come on Microsoft, please make your products more consistent across all platforms!
Saving doesn’t work properly
by crabbaliya on 2019/01/31 06:26
I have noticed since there does not seem to be a way to actually save and exit a file, it doesn’t always save correctly in Microsoft cloud. Or sometimes if i try to save a document I’m working on as a different file, it seems to be that i can ONLY access it from my iPad. It does not show on other devices that the folder is shared with. If i go look for the file in Microsoft cloud, it shows like it’s more in a pending status. I can’t rename it, move it or delete it. It also says that it is zero kilobytes, so nothing is in the file, just a name but i can access the file WITH data in the document if i go through recent files in Excel only.
When able to open, very useful.
by 2doggs on 2019/09/13 00:15
This app is great if I can open it. At least twice a week I attempt to open the app and it freezes, giving me a message saying it is trying to open the document. I tapped the cancel option and nothing changes other than a different message saying it’s trying to cancel. I close the app and try again multiple times with no success. I end up having to delete the app, then reinstall it to get it working again. But without fail have to go through all of this again in the next couple of days. I’m not one to post negative reviews very often, but this has been going on for about a year now. I drive for my job and need to track my mileage. Excel is my preferred method.
Not Enough Like the Desktop Version
by Spesrf25 on 2020/11/23 17:58
While there are a good amount of features, this version is not usable for me because it does not have all of the features of the desktop version. For instance, I need full functionality for graphs and solver functions and a list of others for engineering practice. I was very bummed when I used this excel for my iPad Pro, and had to keep using my old MacBook for Excel projects. To reflect, I again say this Excel version is not usable for me because I have found myself in the middle of projects that require functionality that is not there, wasting a lot of time and effort because I have to move to another device with the full suite. This version is good for reviewing work that is already completed on a full version, though.
Enjoying this App
by DME_Ski on 2017/11/25 19:49
This App has been a consistently great experience for me to use. I haven’t yet come across the problems others have, however, I use it for basic things like inventories and logs, so I may not be using it to the extent others are. I also really appreciate reading the reviews that have complaints and see the developers’ responses to these important reviews. The developers are quick to make the fixes, almost every week it seems, and I think that makes not only for a great App but for wanting to stick with an App (and their company) because you’re getting awesome service. Thanks, again!!!
It doesn’t sync to OneDrive
by yongkoh on 2020/05/12 18:05
I was very excited that I could continue my work from PC to my iPad Pro away from my desk. The functions were pretty much comparable and I don’t see any missing functions for what I need. Until...it doesn’t sync back to OneDrive. I spent a few hours trying to figure out, the PC version didn’t have my changes on iPad and my iPad still have the new changes but didn’t upload to Onedrive. I tried to save it several times and I should have Save a Copy but I didn’t. Finally, I tried to open the Onedrive version on my ipad and I lost all my work on IPad. This is very disappointing and I don’t think I will use this app again.
Great App but never buy it from Apple Store!!
by Negreirosvicente on 2020/03/25 17:30
Microsoft Office 365 Personal is a must for almost everyone at work. Unfortunately it did not work when purchased from Apple Store. The year subscription purchased did now work after a few months and Apple just said it could not do anything about it, since the issue needed to solved by the developer, ie, Microsoft. Microsoft was very nice to assist me, but could not recognize the purchases from Apple Store. I ended up losing the money used to purchase from Apple Store and purchasing a new subscription from Microsoft that worked fine. If both Apple and Microsoft, huge companies, can not process the purchases and exchange information, the end consumer is the one paying the price twice. Great customer service from Microsoft, poor service from Apple.
Excel app
by Husky0103 on 2019/03/26 14:10
It&#39;d be good to be able to size rows and columns in this app from an iPhone, but being able to use it even to just edit a file is great! The first iPhone 8 I bought never quite did Microsoft Office apps the way it should have. That phone didn’t keep Excel open long enough to enter data tracking medications over an hour. Repeated log outs and sign ins were required. This iPhone 8 handles Excel much better. It stays logged in. Whether it’s due to MO improvements or iPhone 8’s changes isn’t clear, but they work together much better now. The first iPhone 8 had issues in other areas as well.
Need instructions to be helpful. Could use the app a lot more if I knew what I was doing.
by < 3 RJ on 2018/02/25 16:28
I would like to know which would be good to make a list of my bills in and follow through with the monthly changes on that. Then there’s things just add on their own or don’t add when I would like. There’s also the fact that some of us pay monthly a subscription for Microsoft office and they could at least be decent enough to send us a book on the apps. I’m not talking, wait stop what you’re doing, go out of the app and watch a video. I want a genuine piece of paper inside books or booklets that says, Word, Excel, One Note and instructions with each. I also don’t want one note to keep closing on me or to lose info that I typed. It’s too much to ask, I know, but do continue taking my money each month and sometimes twice a month, why? I don’t know why?
Too basic
by Rkost83 on 2020/01/27 22:02
I bought an iPad Pro thinking I could replace everything that I previously used a laptop for; however, this is the one app that doesn’t have enough functionality to meet that need. I use Excel for some pretty basic needs, but I’ve found some key features are missing. Two biggies I’ve found so far: I can’t manage drop-down lists (i.e. data validation lists) and I can’t sort by specified columns within a range. That means that I have to email myself the file to my work laptop (since I no longer use a personal laptop) in order to update a drop-down list or do some relatively simple sorting, and then email it back to myself so I continue using it on my iPad or iPhone. Please add a little more functionality, or I will not be renewing my Office 365 subscription.
Excel using one drive
by wtskip on 2019/11/05 20:28
I find excel to be a great program, used it sense 1984 or 5 . About one year ago stopped using drop box and used one drive instead. Over this last year I have had three critical errors and had to go back to old copy in drop box, to recover. In late July had another major problem, not sure how I caused it but it was un recoverable. Had to go back to dropbox again took over eight hour to recoup! I now only use Drop box work between iphone ipad lap top and desk top and have had know errors what so ever. Excel makes good spread sheet now works with all the above but there one drive is atrocious.
Great/needs work
by humpco on 2019/09/29 04:15
Hello, hope someone reads this and respond. Outstanding program that has fulfilled my greatest expectations when working as designed. For that, please don’t change a thing. Unfortunately there have been situations where a file refuses to open or close. It simply spin for as long as I allow resulting in my uninstalling and reinstalling the program. I know of no other to way to shut it down. Unfortunately in doing so I lost a very important file that I’ve been unsuccessful in recovering. I’ve been unsuccessful in getting help from anyone to recover the lost data 365 or anyone. HELP!!!!
Excel Mobile version with connectivity to laptop
by Greatest Dad in the WORLD! on 2017/09/29 20:31
I have always liked excel. This version with cloud save is great. I can use on iPad and it looks and feels like laptop version. I have spreadsheets I need both places. I can create a bookmark on my windows explorer and then click a button to open on the laptop excel vs. using the web browser version which I don&#39;t like as much. Magic - genuine compatibility and cloud storage. Love that most functionality free since I paid for license on laptop. Well done by Microsoft to serve and retain customers. I had started to use numbers but have since stopped.
MS Office Apps Really Are Better
by jd0101010101 on 2019/12/13 13:20
I am an avid Apple fan, and try to use Apple gear and software wherever possible. I have tried to use the iWork suite and make it work for my needs, but Microsoft has been working on the Office suite for so long that it just works better, even on Apple gear. It’s just more compatible with what everybody else is using for document creation, and collaboration is intuitive and functional. Even Office for Mac is comparable to Office for Windows now. Sorry, Apple, I will continue to advocate for your gear (because it is better) but I will advocate for MS Office. * Except Keynote! Keynote is way better than Power Point
I lost hours of work
by trausner on 2020/02/01 18:38
I am using this app in connection with the files app on my iPad Pro newest generation. Multiple times now I had the same problem. I’m working on a spreadsheet for hours with auto save on. Then I close, the current file, go into the file picker of the app, choose the same file again and it’s all gone... everything. Just lost. The file is back to the original before I started editing. Nothing I can do. I check the same file on the Apple file app, also the original. It’s like closing the file lead to all the data loss. I read on forums online that the same thing is happening to other people. This is a KNOWEN BUG! and why is this app still available without a fix. How is this even allowed? Hours of work are gone. Who is gonna replace them? Is Microsoft going to pay me for my losses?
iPad to iPad Pro upgrades beware
by H8HUME on 2018/01/08 22:54
I’ve been using this app for quite some time with my hotmail account. Generally, the compatibility with excel’s more robust desktop and web app has been good but for quirks (keyboard is too large in non-landscape, etc). Minor stuff. I recently upgraded to a iPad Pro and was unpleasantly surprised that I have to get a 365 license to do what I did before on my regular iPad for free. $6.99 a month is NOT worth using this app. It took some time to figure out that was the problem considering I had a regular office version for Mac. I’d give it 1 stars for this but I think the functionality is generally great and better than Numbers. It’s just unfortunate that they don’t make that clear. At $2.99 a month, I might consider but that’s just way out of line for usage.
I pad version
by Fwretired on 2018/04/25 17:55
I have been using the Excel app on my I pad for a few years now and have a love hate relationship with it. Love the spread sheet capabilities, but sometimes I need the grid lines and cannot for the life of me get them to print. Tried everything that they recommend , but not luck. Sometimes, I make a spread sheet and can&#39;t print part of the sheet, especially if the address is in blue, so I have to go in and change it to black and even then, it sometimes doesn&#39;t work unless I e mail it to myself and then print. They should send some updates that actually work.
You killed my spreadsheet!
by cletusd on 2019/01/21 15:18
The new comment feature RUINED my previous notes. I used to be able to edit them at will. Now because they have all been converted to these “threaded comments”, for one they take forever to open up when you tap on them and I cant edit them. Ive had this particularly useful spreadsheet that Ive used for years and now its almost no good to me. I was on online with tech support for 2 hours trying to see if there was a way to reconvert them back to simple notes. It turns out I have to use the my laptop and redo the entire spreadsheet to re-add all my notes. I cant even find the “add note feature” on my iPad version. I am not happy at all with this comment thread feature!!
Entering formulas?
by QuantMike on 2019/10/19 23:03
Seems like a great idea to be able to open and edit your Excel files on your phone or iPad. I&#39;ve been using Excel for about a quarter century and never had that ability...how did I survive? Unfortunately, there is something squirrelly about the implementation...as far as I can tell, there is no way to actually enter formulas into a sheet. I can see formulas entered on the sheet when I built it on my desktop, but no way exists (as far as I can figure out) to enter the formula bar and type something. The store describes &#34;in-app purchases,&#34; so maybe you have to pay to get edit capability. In any event, view-only is still useful to me so two stars. Fix the implementation and make it possible to tap in the formula bar and type, and it becomes 4.5 or 5.
Excel - great tool
by Brian McNamara on 2019/07/20 23:18
Great tool for just about every project. First used Excel at Rockwell on a 1984 Macintosh; Rockwell upgraded to Macintosh Plus the next year. If my memory is accurate both Mac’s had Excel and Word plus one or 2 other programs that are now part of MS Office. I was lucky to have a visionary VP at Rockwell (technically North American Rockwell) who ultimately eliminated the entire word processor department so, we, as technical writers, were able to create and produce our own modification manuals (Space Shuttle upgrades and modifications). Excel was my favorite because it was easy to integrate formulas, perform calculations and copy-paste results into Word; thereby producing our own document. IMB was running MS Dos and Windows was Microsoft’s competition against the easy to use drop and drag Macintosh Plus. But both computers used Excel. I still use Excel in my own business as do my employees. Early experience has made Excel all the more valuable - this remains true 35 years later. Brian Peter McNamara, CFP, MST
You have broken it utility in last version
by CableDOC on 2020/03/31 23:28
I have been using Excel for 15 years, and 5 years on iPhone and iPad. I add data copied from Word, Outlook or Apple Mail into spreadsheets on a daily basis. I have been using the paste button in the FX field or inside a cell. Now, I cannot find the Paste function in either place when I hold down my finger. Occasionally I can past over a whole cell when the blue corners appear, but probably only 1:5 times—and each attempt forces me to go back to the original document and copy data again. This is especially true when I am copying multi line addresses, as when the blue corner paste function works, I make 4-5 cells of data, instead of the single cell with multiple lines as before. PLEASE FIX THIS SOON so I don’t have to go back to Numbers my data editing.
Save functions are not trustworthy.
by CodeZone on 2021/06/02 14:50
I love Excel. I use it to keep track of my personal monthly budget and record work expenses to maximize tax deductions. I was very disappointed when I found that there are big issues with the save functions. The auto-save function only really works if you never leave the document you’re using. If you exit the document to open another, all progress will be lost. In addition, the app automatically switches auto-save back on when you manually turn it off. I lost four months of personal budget data and am terrified that I’ll use my tax information every time I close the document. I would love to see this fixed so I don’t have to be afraid of using more than one document on the app.
Keyboard transition from other apps in split screen
by User12.08.93 on 2020/10/28 21:13
My only real problem with this app is that when I use split screen and type something on the other app, I can’t go back and type in Excel most of the time. I can click on stuff and navigate around the ribbon, but cannot type in any cells. I have to close and reopen in split screen again in order to start typing in cells again. Not sure if this is a problem with my keyboard or this app. I use the Logitech Smart Keyboard/trackpad for iPad 8th/7th gen. The firmware is up to date, I just checked. I would really like to be able to click on Excel and my browser or any other app back and forth without closing and reopening the app.
Beautiful, but lacking function
by SounDavs on 2020/02/06 00:49
I am using Excel on iPad Pro 12.9. For certain basic features, which I would normally right-click then select “Format Cells” to access, there seems to be no equivalent functionality on the iPad version yet. For example, with a column of dates all in different formats, I can’t simply highlight all of them and change them to the same MM/DD/YYYY style at once. The same is true of currency formatting, etc. I also do not see any “paste link” functionality which would allow multiple Excel sheets to talk to one another and update my cells automatically as I input data. Styling borders without a “Format Cells”-like option is painstaking.
Need more different types of Agenda template
by Charlen_21 on 2019/10/18 16:38
There still some bugs needs to be fix such as codes charters in excel s are causes some speed issues for the OS 13 and more on the IPhone and IPAD. .We also need more agendas template with vibrant new colors, update types of Agenda with cells with date, attendee, the main topic, subtopics and minutes matching the agenda that one share in Office Note . Office Note needs a whole lot up dates . I wish I could work fo Microsoft in the Office 365 departments, I would move the company more in the 21 century and also the company stocks would jump up 75%more
Pros n cons
by camelotsrefugee on 2018/09/15 04:27
Having a pre setup to only have to plug info into is nice...however.. Not being able it to copy and save as another document after I’d made major changes without fore knowledge of this was extremely frustrating and caused an additional hour of work to recreate a doc in manag my money sample...additionally, I could not then get the pie chart to translate the newer data..it simply disappeared ...I used excel for years and had been absent it for approximately five years and so rusty in memory of summing and formulas..having a tutorial would be extremely beneficial..the more comfortable people are with your product, the more inclined they will be to purchase the full program since this is apparently only the carrot and not the actual program
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