Sunday, December 23, 2012

What's new for mobile devices in SharePoint 2013 ?

Here we will discuss about the new mobile features available in SharePoint 2013.
SharePoint Server 2013 offers several new features to help improve both worker productivity and usability on the device. This functionality includes the following:

1-Optimized mobile browser experience:
Like  For smartphone mobile devices SharePoint Server 2013 provides a lightweight view browsing experience for users to navigate and access document libraries, lists, wikis, and Web Parts.Depending on the mobile browser, users have one of the following browsing options like Contemporary view,Classic view,Full screen UI.

2-Push notifications:
This service on a SharePoint site can be enabled to send device updates such as a tile  notification to a Windows Phone.

Notifications can include events that occur in the site, such as when a user adds an item to a list or updates an item. For mobile devices to receive these notifications, device applications must register with a SharePoint site. Once the device is registered, you can write event handler code to interact with Microsoft Push Notification Service or notification services of other mobile device platforms.

3-Business intelligence content:
 Many devices are now able to view business intelligence content such as PerformancePoint Web Parts and SQL Reporting Services reports.

4-Office Web Apps:
Now  You can view Word, Excel, and PowerPoint documents in mobile browsers with additional functionality in SharePoint Server 2013.
When integrated with SharePoint Server 2013, a user can enjoy enhanced viewing experiences when interacting with documents on the phone.

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