Microsoft SkyDrive now available on Android

By Sameer Mitha Published Date
29 - Aug - 2012
| Last Updated
29 - Aug - 2012
Microsoft SkyDrive now available on Android

A few weeks ago Microsoft had revealed their intentions to release an official SkyDrive app For Android phones. Today, Microsoft has announced the app, which is now available for download on Google Play store for free.

Those of you that are interested in checking out the SkyDrive app can download it here. Microsoft's SkyDrive for Android is similar to the apps for Windows Phone and iOS. Those interested can download the Windows Phone version of the app here and the iOS version of the app here.

Microsoft says SkyDrive app for Android is designed to work best with Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich) OS - though it's also fully functional on Android 2.3 and above. So, if you have a device that is stuck with Android 2.2 Froyo, it's time to upgrade.

Some of the main features of SkyDrive for Android are as follows:

  • Access your SkyDrive—documents, photos, and other files, plus the files other people have shared with you.

  • View recently used documents.

  • Choose multiple photos or videos to upload from your phone.

  • Share your files and photos—send a link in email or in another app.

  • Open your SkyDrive files from other Android apps.

  • Easily manage your files—delete or create new folders.

Microsoft’s cloud based service; SkyDrive offers 7GB of cloud storage to new users.

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Sameer Mitha lives for gaming and technology is his muse. When he isn’t busy playing with gadgets or video games he delves into the world of fantasy novels.