Collabora Office for Android and iOS Release Notes

Collabora Office for Android and iOS is available for download from the Play Store and the App Store. The latest snapshot for Android is also available for download as .apk. The required Android version is 5.0 or later. The required iOS Version is 12.2 or later and is compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. Learn more about our mobile office suite on the product page or visit the credits to find out who has been involved.


September 5, 2020

  • Improved hardware and on-screen keyboard on iOS
  • UI polish on mobile interface
  • Add more mouse pointer contexts (move, fill)
  • fixed missing/displaced user avatars with integrations that support avatars
  • fixed a compatibility bug with Internet Explorer 11


July 31, 2020

  • Fixed Chinese (Taiwan) localization
  • Fixed loading of password protected documents
  • Other small cosmetic fixes

4.2.5 (Update)

July 24, 2020


July 9, 2020

  • Various improvements and bug fixes


June 22, 2020

  • Add indicators for first-line indent, paragraph indent and tabs to the ruler (tablets only)

  • Multiple slide selection on Slide pane (delete or duplicate multiple slides)
Select multiple slides from slide pan and duplicate them
  • Delete tab stop on the ruler with a long tab
  • Word Count dialog can be started from the burger menu (≡)

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  • Search functionality added to read-only mode on phones
  • New Insert Table dialog from menu Table in Writer and Impress (tablet)
  • Multiple slide selection on slide pane (delete or duplicate multiple slides) (tablets)
  • Dropped dependency to locales-all package
  • Log page on Admin Console where admins can view logs and set log level

Improvements and fixes

  • Fixed zoom of drop-down list in Writer documents
  • Fixed missing text selection handles on formula bar
  • Fixed scrolling on multi line formula bar
  • Make selection from Borders dropdown work again (tdf#133078)
  • Fixed flickering during zoom in Writer
  • Fixed application of text color or highlight color on text shape in Impress (mobile)
  • Don’t overwrite the copy of the document that we are editing on iOS (tdf#133278)
  • Report back save result (tdf#131123)
  • Fixed reuse_cookies support
  • Removed big question mark from Calc ≡ menu
  • Fixed unrealistic values on Admin Console due to uninitialized variables
  • Do not import hidden text frames from HTML/Clipboard that Writer does not support
  • Use ODF format instead of RTF for copy&paste from Writer to Writer
  • Show inactive buttons as inactive in mobile wizard
  • Fixed missing icons in CODE-brand RPM package (tdf#133496)
  • Updated translations



May 12, 2020

New in Writer

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  • On tablets you can now handle tabstops in text documents with a touch on the ruler
  • Page setup panel on phones, also in writer, via the hamburger menu

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Other fixes and improvements

  • Fixes for Shape fill properties
  • Calc cell validation dropdown button improved
  • Fixed Number format controls in Calc
  • Calc multiline formula bar improved
  • Updated translations



April 10, 2020

  • User interface improvements on phones and tablets
    • Better support for different types of devices
    • Added more icons, UI polishing
  • Document menu in Android shell
    • Is back now, and extended
    • Actions available: Open, Share, Remove from list

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  • Text files:
    • Clear direct formatting
  • Spreadsheets:
    • Cell borders and border colors


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  • Many fixes (more than 240 code commits)

(NB There is a little delay with availability in the iOS App store. We expect it to be there soon!)


March 25, 2020

  • Dozens of new fresh icons in menus
  • Updated translations
  • Spell checking: a long tap on misspelled words shows suggestions in Calc & Impress now too
  • Images and shapes in Writer, can be moved to background
    • on a long tap: Wrap → Wrap Through, and then select Wrap → In Background
    • the context menu also offers more background options

  • Fixed Edit → Cut, Copy, Paste in hamburger menu
  • Clipboard operations in Android are now significantly faster
  • Fixed a critical issue around truncating documents before overwriting them on save
  • Many fixes like Table of Contents links, and read-only Hyperlinks in Impress


Feb 27, 2020

Major update of Collabora Office for Android and iOS.

With the 4.2.o version, we released a true mobile version, with the features and UI that fit best on your phone.
You’ll find a lot of useful information in the release announcement.

4.1.55 and older

Earlier 2019

  • Many gradual improvements in UI, features and performance
  • Many preparing for the 4.2 major update