Share Nearby Waves Goodbye to Office Mobile


Microsoft has decided to kill off another Office Mobile feature, and this time, it’s Share Nearby the one that is getting the axe.

The Redmond-based software giant explains in an announcement this week that Share Nearby is being retired because this feature is no longer meeting all needs of users.

As a result, it’s being discontinued, and Microsoft explains that it made it a priority to focus on this front and improve Microsoft 365 and Office Mobile in a way to make sharing much more convenient overall.

Worth knowing, however, is that the demise of Share Nearby will happen on December 31, but obviously, the files that have been sent and received with this feature wouldn’t be affected in any way.

“As we learn more about how users are sharing their documents, we strive to create functionality to meet user needs in the Office app and to work in tandem with iOS and Android to leverage simple sharing across a variety of apps. We have found that the Share Nearby featur… (

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