1. rowlie's Avatar
    As a Windows Phone guy I wasn't pleased when I was given an Iphone as a company phone. I gave the phone a test but after a couple of weeks I swapped the sim into my 925. My problem now is Excel. On the Iphone I had no problem opening excel files to view, there was no editing functionality but I only needed to view on the go so no issues. Unfortunately on the 925 running 8.1 and 930 running 10 the same excel files wont open, with the standard message "this version of Microsoft excel cant open workbooks with" stating numerous reasons, for example "Range protection". Now i'm forced to use the Iphone for work!

    Does anyone know a workaround?
    11-08-2015 11:14 AM
  2. Dusan Randj's Avatar
    Nope. Office suote is much better on Android and iOS.
    xandros9 likes this.
    11-08-2015 11:31 AM
  3. Giddora's Avatar
    @Dusan: Office is far better on WM10 than on Ios and Android...

    There seems to be problems in the excel-files that the Iphone can't spot. Have you tried running them on full Excel on the computer or on Excel online?
    Can you share them with anyone, me for example, so I can see what goes wrong?
    11-08-2015 11:41 AM
  4. vinscg's Avatar
    try to open the file in office online from your onedrive..it will convert it and then save . then open it from onedrive.
    Last edited by vinscg; 11-08-2015 at 08:22 PM.
    11-08-2015 11:42 AM
  5. rowlie's Avatar
    When I try to open on Windows phone I get "This version of Microsoft Excel cant open workbooks with: Range protection.

    Uploaded to One Drive, I tried opening on line but I got "The file can’t be edited using Office Online"

    On PC Office 2007 and Office 2016 the file opens with no issue.
    11-09-2015 07:46 AM

Similar Threads

  1. Twitter is not working
    By somansu chauhan in forum Ask a Question
    Replies: 1
    Last Post: 11-08-2015, 11:47 AM
  2. Comcast up to some bad tricks.
    By rhapdog in forum The "Off Topic" Lounge
    Replies: 1
    Last Post: 11-08-2015, 11:40 AM
LINK TO POST COPIED TO CLIPBOARD