The trusted Word app lets you create, edit, view and share your files with others quickly and easily. Send, view and edit Office docs attached to emails from your phone with this powerful word processing app from Microsoft.

With Word, your Office moves with you. Whether you’re a blogger, writer, journalist, columnist, student or a project manager working on documentation, Word is as handy as you want it to be.

Make effective text documents, scripts, blogs, write-ups or CVs. Customise your document, letter, CV or notes your way with robust tools that enable you to accomplish your best writing with the best format options and templates.

Get the complete Microsoft Office experience when you sign in with your Office 365 subscription. Create and edit documents, collaborate and share with ease when you download Microsoft Word today.

Create documents
• Kick-start your projects, assignments, letters, blogs, scripts, notes, write-ups or CV with beautifully designed modern templates.
• Use rich formatting and layout options to note down your ideas and express them in writing.
• Document formats and layouts stay pristine and look great on any device.

Read, write and edit documents
• Reading view lets you read lengthy docs, letters, scripts and more on your device with ease.
• Use familiar writing and editing tools as you’d find on a desktop word processor.

Collaborate anywhere
• Share thoughts by commenting in docs right next to the text you’re discussing.
• Everyone can collaborate and stay on top of changes to the text, layout and formatting.
• As you and your team make changes, you can revert to view earlier drafts with the improved version history in Word.

Simplified sharing
• Share files with a few taps to quickly invite others to edit or view your documents.
• Easily manage permissions and see who’s working on a document.
• Copy the content of your Word files directly into the body of an email message with its format intact or attach your docs to an email and make sharing easier.

Download Microsoft Word now and get the best way to create, share and edit documents from your iPhone or iPad.

To create or edit documents, sign in with a free Microsoft account on devices with a screen size smaller than 10.1 inches.
Unlock the full Microsoft Office experience with a qualifying Office 365 subscription for your phone, tablet, PC and Mac.

Monthly Office 365 subscriptions purchased from the app will be charged to your App Store account and will automatically renew within 24 hours prior to the end of the current subscription period unless auto-renewal is disabled beforehand. You can manage your subscriptions in your App Store account settings.

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What’s New

Version 2.30.1

• Fixes issues with organization accounts unable to complete activation, sign in or MAM registration.

Ratings and Reviews

4.6 out of 5
157.3K Ratings

157.3K Ratings

Jonb8s ,

A good product that’s been spoilt

I’ve been using Word for files kept in OneDrive for some time now. With each release it has been made less user- friendly and less usable. In a previous release, files which used to open from One Drive straight into Word on the iPad and were up-dateable, changed to open in some sort of Word reader and I needed to send them to Word to update them, which was an un-necessary step and a hindrance. In the latest version files which I am used to being able to maintain and update now seem to be un-updateable. For some reason they have been marked as Read Only, when they are MY files and I want to update them... I’m not impressed with the direction this is all taking!

whatiwantis ,

Unstable and buggy

I don’t tend to write reviews, but I’ve got so frustrated with trying to use Word on the iPad (Air 3) with the Apple Pencil. I suspect the programme wasn’t tested for documents over a handful of pages, as my thesis chapters (30-40 pages apiece) are incredibly laggy, and marking up documents using the Apple Pencil is akin to bashing your head on a brick wall. Support for the pencil keeps dropping out (although only in the Word app) and markups and highlights are jumping around all over the place. I’ve had to keep restarting the app every page or so, just to get basic functionality. Unfortunately, I don’t have the option to switch software at this stage. Microsoft, please also add the essential feature of document outline, so that we can navigate around longer documents, and a table of contents would be great. Finally, please consider adding referencing integration. At the moment, there is no way that this version of Word on an iPad is suitable for academic work.

Cheffa2006 ,

Fantastic, but.......

Love word, have done since i first used it back in the 90’s, just as good as ever, and now for the but.....

Once upon a time you could set your default font with which ever one took your fancy, i like times new roman for my writing, then when they took that option out, you could click on a recently used font, ok, it worked. Now you are given a default font, Calibri, i think, which i don't like, but now i have to scroll through the list every time i want to write, its a pain. I have emailed them through the app about it and all they have done is change the icon style on the iPad, useless.

It really cant be that hard to add this option.


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Requires iOS 12.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad and iPod touch.


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Age Rating
Rated 4+
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