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I would like to read my Microsoft Excel files on my Android device. Is there anything built-in natively? Is there an application for viewing and editing Excel files on Android?

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You can try Documents To Go. You can create, edit, and view MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and even PDF docs.

As a free alternative, you can upload your Excel docs to Google Docs and use the free GDocs app.

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Note that you cannot edit Google Docs from an Android phone. – th3dude Jul 23 '10 at 17:03
Note that you can now, you should now be able to edit from a mobile at the website at or by installing the official app More info at – GAThrawn May 9 '11 at 9:17

Here are two ideas:

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you can try Documento - Office Viewer it an application to only read & view documents and also XSL file is very cheap compared to the other applications and very good. I think it costs one dollar or one Euro, I'm not sure I purchased it before 2 month ago. hope that i help you.

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My favorite app for this is OfficeSuite Pro but I got it when it was the free app of the day, so I can understand not wanting to pay $14.99... it is a great program though!

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OfficeSuite is a great app for viewing and editing documents. There are two versions one as a Viewer (free), the other as a Pro (payable) version. There is also a trial version of the Pro version, so you could try it out if you decide to buy it.

Slideshow of the apps screenshots

What you get:

  • File browser
  • Text document module
  • Spreadsheet module
  • Presentation module
  • PDF Reader
  • Email reader

Supported formats:

  • Text format - DOC and DOCX, DOCM, RTF, TXT, LOG
  • Spreadsheet - XLS, XLSX, XLSM and CSV
  • Presentation - PPT, PPTX, PPS, PPSX, PPTM and PPSM
  • Other formats - PDF, EML, ZIP


  • OfficeSuite Pro is the only Android mobile office application that allows opening of password protected documents (taken from the Google Play site)
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Meanwhile there is the also an official office application for Android directly from Microsoft for doing that:

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You could try WPS Office. It's free and I find it very useful.

Here is a list of features highlighted on official page:


  • Fully compatible with Microsoft Excel
  • Includes dozens of formula and function shortcuts
  • Supports pivot tables, freeze frames, sorting, table styles and more
  • Insert charts, including bar, pie, line and column
  • Edit cell categories (number, text, percentage, etc.)
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For only reading .xls files you can try ExceLens from Google Play

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