Getting started with Documents To Go

Using Documents To Go, you can create, edit, and format Microsoft Word documents and Microsoft Excel spreadsheets. You can also edit, view, and present Microsoft PowerPoint presentations on your BlackBerry device.

Create a document or spreadsheet

In Documents To Go, do one of the following:
  • To create a document, tap Create document.
  • To create a spreadsheet, tap Create spreadsheet.

Open a file in Documents To Go

You can view all Documents To Go files stored on your BlackBerry device by tapping the Open icon or view your recently used files by tapping Recent.

  • To view a file in Documents To Go, tap a file. Tap Edit to edit the file in Word To Go, Sheet To Go, or Slideshow To Go.
  • To open a file saved on your BlackBerry device, on a media card, or on another connected device, tap the Open icon.
After you finish:
Tip: If you are logged in to a cloud application on your device, you can also open files that you have saved to the cloud.

Delete a file from Documents To Go

When you delete a file from Documents To Go, the file is permanently deleted from your BlackBerry device. When you clear a file from Recent view, the file is hidden from that view but can still be retrieved in All view.

  • To delete a file from Documents To Go, touch and hold a file. Tap Delete.
  • To hide a file from Recent view, touch and hold a file. Tap Clear Recent.

Save changes to a file in Documents To Go

When you save a file using Documents To Go, you can choose where the file is saved. For example, you can save a file to the cloud, to a drive, or to a media card. If you close a file without saving your changes, you have the option to recover your changes the next time you open Word To Go or Sheet To Go.

  1. Tap More.
  2. Do one of the following:
    • To save your file in the default location, tap Save.
    • To choose where you want to save the file, tap Save As. After you name your file, tap the location where you want to save it.
After you finish:
Tip: Documents To Go prompts you to save or discard your changes any time you close a file.

Undo or redo an action in Documents To Go

  • To undo an action, tap Undo.
  • To redo an action, tap Redo.
After you finish:
Tip: You can undo your actions up until the last time you saved the file you're working in.

Share a file from Documents To Go

You can share files that are saved on your device directly from Documents To Go. For example, you can share a file as an email attachment, or using NFC technology.

  1. Tap The Share icon.
  2. Tap an option.
After you finish:
Tip: You can also share links to files saved within some cloud apps, such as Dropbox or SharePoint, directly from Documents To Go.


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