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  1. Adding Excel File Icon not available on Onedrive for IOS when signed into business account but available on Personal Account sign in

    I was referred to the Excel for Mobile team after trying to resolve the issue through my Office 365 Admin Support portal. When using OneDrive for IOS and signed into a business account, there are options for adding a powerpoint and word file but no option for adding an excel file. When signed into a personal account the option becomes available. I also have contacted OneDrive for IOS and they said this problem was outside of their expertise.

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    • Make excel for ipad able to print while offlime again

      We need excel for ioad option to print or save to pdf while no internet avilable. I used to be able to do it .

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      • The latest update for iPad 8/4/18 ios 10.3.3 will not update and will not open can you help.

        Latest update for excel on iPad will not update on iOS 10.3.3 on three year old iPad.

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        • Please fix file duplication

          When I duplicate a file and tell it to “Save Copy Only”, the changes are also saved in the original file. I then have to open the original file, close it, tell it to “Discard Changes”, and open it again to get back my original file.

          When working with a file on my iPad, this is an annoyance. When working with a shared file on OneDrive, this leads to severe data integrity issues.

          Please fix!

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          • improving file storing

            One excel file is stored in data://office/icloud/bookmarks/****/****/****.
            I can not open this file. I get the error message in Dutch " ****.xlsx is opgeslagen op een niet ondersteunde serverlocatie" in English " ****.xlsx has been stored on a not supported server location ".
            Where can i find this file and how can I open it?

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            • "기록"이란 이름은 Microsoft excel에서 이미 사용 중입니다. 다른 이름을 사용하세요.

              탭에 History란 이름이 사용중이면
              모바일(IOS, Android) 엑셀에서
              "기록"이란 이름은 Microsoft excel에서 이미 사용 중입니다. 다른 이름을 사용하세요.
              메시지와 함께 복구하라는 창이 뜨지만, 실제로는 복구도 되지 않고 실행도 되지 않습니다.

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              • Excel for Apple IOS, when pinning files to the top of recent, some stay pinned others unpin themselves after opening and saving, files are s

                Excel for Apple IOS, when pinning files to the top of recent, some stay pinned others unpin themselves after opening and saving, files are stored in the same folder.

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                • In Dutch version, no information was given about summing up values over different work sheets. Only merging values is dicussed

                  In Dutch version, no information was given about summing up values over different work sheets.
                  Only merging values is discussed!

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                  • Excel for iPad version 2.5 vs. 2.6

                    Hi all,
                    I apologize is this is not "the place" to make requests like this but the other MSFT forum is oddly quiet on this issue:
                    On 10/9, version 2.6 of Excel was released. Nowwhere did it indicate that it was for only a specific version of IOS for iPad. On the contrary, it gave highlights for iPad Pro and regular iPad.

                    The update version is unusable for regular iPad users (not having an iPad Pro, I can't comment on it). The application opens ok, displays the files list ok, but crashes when one is selected to be opened without…

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                    • Hyperlink for iPad using link function. Try testing . Three months several updates still no use.

                      Excel for iPad hyperlink option .
                      I have created a simple file Test.xlsx , two sheets T1 & T2 which I have sent.
                      When I try to open link error message. Sorry we couldn,t open link.
                      the link address may be invalid, or you may not have permission to open it. No clue to which one is the problem.
                      I have tried to get help for months now , several updates , 6 people and using web sites to get answer but not working. Could you review file attached and get hyperlink to work then email solution so I can…

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                      • Expedite fix for known problem regarding failure to load .xlsx files

                        Expedite fix for known problem regarding failure to load .xlsx files

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                        • Format keyboard appropriately

                          On mobile devices the keyboard presented should be that pertaining to the format of the field being completed. That is if you are entering data in a field formatted as numeric you should be presented with a numeric keyboard and not the last keyboard used as happens at present. This is done by other apps like google sheets so I cannot see why it can't be done in excel

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                          • Excel not opening files on iPad

                            Crashes when about to open a file. Not a memory or update issue

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                            • App Freeze IOS

                              The newest version release July 10, 2017 has major user issues.
                              First I was experiencing saving errors at random times. The ipads have internet on them and I figure it was because it lost communication to server it gave a error message of conflicted copy of workbook and need to save copy to continue. That still is a issue.

                              Second: Cant hide tabs in workbook after July 10, 2017 update. When I attempt to hide tabs within a workbook the app freezes for about a minute then closes down. Once I reopen the app then it opens but any data…

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                              • PROBLEM... ref. 1389918527 // having problems accessing files on my onedrive thru the excel app,, keeps telling me "cant open file" {file ma

                                PROBLEM.. ref.. 1389918527
                                having problems accessing files on my onedrive thru the excel app,, on ipad, keeps telling me "cant open file" {file may be locked,in use,or you don't have sufficient permission} this is resolved only for a short time to log out of excel on ipad then log back in, then re-add my onedrive account. the same error will randomly happen the next day. I have been thru the uninstall, reinstall, reset, and to purchase of a new ipad that has same issues,, this is a APP problem.

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                                • V2.0 autocomplete really breaks barcode scanning-- need option to turn off.

                                  V2.0 autocomplete is 'faster' -- so it causes a HUGE issue for barcode scanning. This shouldn't have been a surprise to development since it started to an issue posted here in 2016... but now V2.0 makes it faster and more of an issue.... PLEASE give us the option to turn it off in iOS or option to install old version until fixed. This totally broke our workflow and there is no way to fix it ourselves. We have the option to disable autocomplete on the desktop version, but those properties don't stay with the file, so opening on OneDrive via…

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                                  • Make the share workbook function work on Iphone

                                    With Excel,
                                    I'm on turning on, the track workbook function, on my Pc (window 10, with office 365 business)
                                    Everything is fine on every computer.
                                    But, once we try to open it on our cellphone with the excel app, it doesn't work and don't let us opening it.
                                    It saying: The content can't be take in charge
                                    This document include content that can't be take in charge.
                                    To modify a copy with out this content, press save a copy

                                    Anyone can explain to me why this function isn't available on the excel app?

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                                    • Add feature to auto log out for users.

                                      In our manufacturing plant, we use MS products to display much of our training materials. Currently we are having each user log into their own 365 account so they can access individualized training sent to them via their onedrive accounts. The problem is that when you log out, the user must go into settings and reapply the option to reset user credentials every single time. The setting does not stay set. Every time it performs the function it inverts back to being off. The next user then can not log in. Also I would really like if the software would…

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                                      • Excel iOS: auto-saves files despite having switched off auto-save

                                        Please see https://answers.microsoft.com/thread/7768863c-337c-49a3-b207-1a9635510bad for a serious bug first reported by the OP over 4 months ago.

                                        If auto-save is switched off (which I think it should be by default, but that's another matter) and I discard changes when exiting a file, the file timestamp still changes. This then spreads to other devices seeing the file on OneDrive. So if I just want to check something in a file from several years ago it suddenly looks like I've recently edited the file! This bug of course is not present in Windows.

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                                        • Excel should not create "Email attachments" onedrive folder

                                          Why have Office for iOS apps just started creating the "Email attachments" folder in onedrive? I do not use this folder and because on Windows I have my onedrive mapped as "My Documents" and have it appearing on the Windows bar I now cannot see all the folders I want to access on the Windows bar.

                                          If I delete the folder in Windows or in the onedrive app on iOS, it reappears as soon as I open an office app on iOS. I am using a 4th gen iPad with up to date iOS and apps.

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