Mobile Devices and Tablets by SharePoint 2013

Microsoft SharePoint server 2013 offers robust preview experiences for various mobile platforms and its rich set of features enhances worker productivity as well as usability. SharePoint2013 offers optimized mobile browser experience with different views like contemporary, classic and full screen UI whereas its purely depends on the mobile browser.

However it supports Mobile Internet Explorer version 9.0 or later versions for Windows Phone 8, android 4.0 or later version and for iPhone iOS 5.0Safari version 4.0 or later versions however all rendered in HTML5 and preview full desktop view of a SharePoint site on smart phones and tablets.

Moreover in SharePoint 2013, a publishing site can be mapped to use different page layouts, master pages and style sheets however using different designs a publishing site can be rendered or diverse platforms of devices.

The exciting new features are,
  • Push notifications, SharePoint 2013 supports apps for mobile devices so whenever a new update comes up and if the device is registered with the server it gets notified.
  • BI content, which allows you to review dashboard kind of contents as well as PerformancePoint reports, score cards, and excel services reports.
  • Geo location, a user can locate points of interest and also can track and log location specific data while working remotely. User also can make a list of location-aware and display latitude and longitude coordinates to pushpin entry.
  • Office mobile web apps, a user can open documents in mobile web app using browser and can enjoy enhanced viewing experience.