After announcing the removal of Quickoffice from Play Store Google has updated Google Docs to version 188.8.131.52 which is supported by Android 4.0+ Devices only. These update fixes the compatibility issues with Android L release and has new UI plus whole new range of features.
The change log of new updated app include:-
- Fewer persistent icons in action bar
- Floating new document button
- Adds dictionary permissions for better spellcheck and corrections (also can add words to dictionary more easily)
- New account selection drop-down style
- Create and edit Word docs
- New details page
- File list differentiates between Word and Docs files
- New editing UI
- Open files from device storage
- Send files as PDF or Word
This update shows the changes Google is going to bring to other apps before release of Android L in winter and how much User Interface is important in Android L as most of the changes in Android L are mainly inclusion of material design and ART compatibility.
Download Google Docs APK v1.3.251
The Google Docs update is slowly rolling out to users worldwide via Play store. But if you’d like to get the update now without waiting (which totally makes sense), grab the Google Docs APK file from the link below and install it normally like you’d install any other APK file.
Download Google Docs APK v1.3.251 → download link.
For help with APK files, check out our page on → How to Install APK files on Android.