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Google gives Quickoffice away for free +10 GB extra on Google Drive

Authored by: Kris Carlon — Sep 20, 2013

As you may already know, Google acquired Quickoffice a year ago. But perhaps you didn't realize that the search monster has decided to give the app away for free. Thanks Google! The app was originally free only to business customers, but as of now, the office suite is free to everyone.

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Get Quickoffice for free across all platforms, with 25 GB free Google Drive storage. / © Google

You'll need a Google account to sign in, but once you've done that you can access and edit Microsoft Word, Excel and Powerpoint files from your Android device. The app is also fully integrated with Google Drive so you can get some nifty cloud compatibility right off the bat. PDF files are also supported and you can create ZIP files too.

Google are extending their largesse by offering an additional 10 GB of free cloud storage on Google Drive if you sign into Quickoffice with your Google account by September 26th. That's on top of the 15 GB you already get for free, adding a free 25 GB cloud service on top of a free office suite. Not bad at all.

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Increase your productivity on the fly with Google Drive integration! / © Google

There's a bunch of other features too lengthy to go into, but considering it's a free install there's nothing stopping you from installing it right now and testing it out for yourself. I've tried plenty of different office suites on my smartphone and tablet and found almost all of them wanting, even the paid ones, so I'm very happy to have a free go at the new Quickoffice.

Have you used Quickoffice before? Are you going to try it out with Google Drive now?

Kris Carlon comes to the AndroidPIT Editorial Team via a lengthy period spent traveling and relying on technology to keep him in touch with the outside world. He joined the Android community while resurfacing in civilization back in 2010 and has never looked back, using technology to replace his actual presence in other people's lives ever since. He can usually be found juggling three phones at once and poring over G+ posts, Reddit and RSS feeds.

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  • Kris Carlon
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    Sep 26, 2013 Link to comment

    Hey Mark, what was the problem? If you mean you didn't see the additional storage it apparently won't show up for a while (see my previous message to Glostermeteor). If you meant the install didn't work let me know the details and we'll try to get you sorted before you run out time today! But be warned everyone, the 10 GB free is only for two years, so you'll either need to pay for it or do a clean up after that.

  • Mark Palmos Sep 24, 2013 Link to comment

    Hi
    I tried this on three separate devices/accounts... NONE worked???

  • Kris Carlon
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    Sep 23, 2013 Link to comment

    Hey Glostermeteor, the Google Enterprise Blog states: "if you sign in to your Google Account from the new Quickoffice app for Android or iOS by September 26, 2013, an extra 10GB of Google Drive storage will be added to your account for two years (look for it in the next few weeks.)" I'll be keeping an eye out too!

  • Glostermeteor Sep 21, 2013 Link to comment

    I installed it logged in to my google account in quickoffice but I havent got an extra 10gbs in my drive. Anything else I need to do to get it?

  • Reetam Das Sep 20, 2013 Link to comment

    Good deal! Installing now