Geekzone: technology news, blogs, forums
Guest
Welcome Guest.
You haven't logged in yet. If you don't have an account you can register now.
Buying anything on Amazon? Please use the Geekzone Amazon aff link.




BDFL
50167 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 4731

Administrator
Trusted
Geekzone
Subscriber

Topic # 112137 27-Nov-2012 19:38 Send private message

I have tried accessing my Skydrive contents from Windows Phone 8 Office, and then Windows Phone 7.5 Office.

In both cases I get an error after five minutes:



Needeless to say both mobile data and WiFi are enabled and working just fine. Access through the Skydrive app itself works fine and fast. Is anyone else seeing problems with Windows Phone Office app?






Create new topic
145 posts

Master Geek


  Reply # 723819 27-Nov-2012 19:53 Send private message

Just spent about 10 minutes in the Office app on 7.5, browsing and using my Skydrive files. Haven't had any issues. I'm on Wifi.



BDFL
50167 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 4731

Administrator
Trusted
Geekzone
Subscriber

  Reply # 723822 27-Nov-2012 19:54 Send private message

Interesting. Tried with two different handsets, both WiFi and mobile data and got nowhere. Web access works fine.





145 posts

Master Geek


  Reply # 723824 27-Nov-2012 19:56 Send private message

I did notice speed issues downloading a 2.8MB powerpoint. It took much longer than it needed to. But apart from that it was fine. Can't speak for WP8. Maybe it's account-related, for some reason?

Juha
1316 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 4

Trusted
Subscriber

  Reply # 723828 27-Nov-2012 20:12 Send private message

Just tried with 10MB file and it seems OK, 






BDFL
50167 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 4731

Administrator
Trusted
Geekzone
Subscriber

  Reply # 723829 27-Nov-2012 20:13 Send private message

It has to be something with my account then. Frustrating.




629 posts

Ultimate Geek
+1 received by user: 45

Trusted

  Reply # 723992 28-Nov-2012 09:01 Send private message

Just tried on my lumia 800, from the office app/skydrive I had no problems opening my files (excel and a word file).





BDFL
50167 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 4731

Administrator
Trusted
Geekzone
Subscriber

  Reply # 723998 28-Nov-2012 09:06 Send private message

How many files do you have on Skydrive? Mine has around 30,000 files in 2,200 folders total. The first level is only 43 folders and 11 files but the Office app seems to have problems that SkyDrive standalone doesn't...






BDFL
50167 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 4731

Administrator
Trusted
Geekzone
Subscriber

  Reply # 724000 28-Nov-2012 09:11 Send private message

Yes, it seems related to volume - I've put a single file in the Videos folder and it refreshes the folder just fine.

So Windows Phone Office is pretty much buggy.




629 posts

Ultimate Geek
+1 received by user: 45

Trusted

  Reply # 724010 28-Nov-2012 09:44 Send private message

freitasm: How many files do you have on Skydrive? Mine has around 30,000 files in 2,200 folders... Perhaps the Office app is having problems with volume?


Yep sorry i only have a few files in my skydrive.


162 posts

Master Geek
+1 received by user: 5


  Reply # 724144 28-Nov-2012 12:36 Send private message

Yes, the number file files certainly makes sense. I haven't got much synced to it yet, but plan to.
This would be worth reporting to the WP8 ppl.

Create new topic




Twitter »
Follow us to receive Twitter updates when new discussions are posted in our forums:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when news items and blogs are posted in our frontpage:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when tech item prices are listed in our price comparison site:





Trending now »

Hot discussions in our forums right now:

Netflix officialy launching in NZ in March
Created by jarj, last reply by tdgeek on 21-Nov-2014 19:08 (97 replies)
Pages... 5 6 7


Gull Employment Dispute.
Created by networkn, last reply by stagnant16 on 23-Nov-2014 15:14 (67 replies)
Pages... 3 4 5


Which one is right for me? M8, Z3, S5 or other?
Created by makiomoto, last reply by makiomoto on 20-Nov-2014 13:52 (40 replies)
Pages... 2 3


Slingshot line speed
Created by Frankiej45, last reply by Frankiej45 on 20-Nov-2014 14:38 (14 replies)

Chief Censor - He's at it again!
Created by scuwp, last reply by Nebbie on 19-Nov-2014 16:23 (42 replies)
Pages... 2 3


Little Wins labour Leadership
Created by MikeAqua, last reply by Aredwood on 21-Nov-2014 18:47 (53 replies)
Pages... 2 3 4


Orcon: Why did you cancel my email account without telling me??
Created by old3eyes, last reply by old3eyes on 21-Nov-2014 17:03 (13 replies)

Council recycling.....
Created by xpd, last reply by richms on 19-Nov-2014 17:17 (27 replies)
Pages... 2



Geekzone Live »

Try automatic live updates from Geekzone directly in your browser, without refreshing the page, with Geekzone Live now.

Are you subscribed to our RSS feed? You can download the latest headlines and summaries from our stories directly to your computer or smartphone by using a feed reader.

Alternatively, you can receive a daily email with Geekzone updates.