M365 Changelog: OneDrive: Android – Outline for PDF viewing

MC252196 – Updated May 07, 2021: Microsoft has updated the rollout timeline below. Thank you for your patience.

This new OneDrive for Android release will allow you to view a table of contents that you can use for easy and concise navigation in a PDF document. Just press a title in the table of contents and you’ll navigate directly to the page.

This message is associated with Microsoft 365 Roadmap ID 81917.

When this will happen

Microsoft will begin rolling this out to the Google Play Store in mid-May (previously early May) and expect to complete rollout late May (previously mid-May).

How this will affect your organization

Users will be able to use Outline to quickly navigate through PDF content using a clickable table of contents.

  • While viewing a PDF, tap Outline.
  • When table of contents appears, tap on any page title to jump to that page.

OneDrive Android Outline for PDF viewing

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Note: The feature only works if the PDF includes a table of contents.

What you need to do to prepare

You might want to notify your users about this new capability and update your training and documentation as appropriate.