What kind of information will I find in Office Delve for Android?

In Delve, you'll find documents that you and your colleague are working on.

Supported content types

Where does the content come from?

Office documents (Word, PowerPoint, Excel) and PDFs

Documents stored in OneDrive for Business or in Sites in Office 365. You'll only see content that you have permission to view.

Email attachments

Office documents (Word, PowerPoint, Excel) and PDFs that have recently been shared with you as attachments in emails.

  • You'll only see attachments if you're using Office 365Office 365 .

  • You won't see attachments in email messages that are protected with Rights Management Service (RMS).

What can I see on the different pages?

Tap Menu Delve for Android Menu to find:


Documents that are likely to be most interesting to you right now. It's often a mix of documents you worked on yourself and documents that are active among people you work with. The Home page is personalized to you. Other users will see other documents on their Home page.


Some of the people you're connected to in the organization, or people you work with across teams. You can also search for people in your organization.

My work

Documents you've recently modified.


Documents you've added to your favorites.

Delve for Android main menu

Tap a person's name or picture to see the person's organization view, documents the person works on, other people the person works with and documents their colleagues work on.

Delve for Android person page

How does Delve show a document?

Delve shows each document as a content cards. The information on a content card helps you understand why a document is interesting or relevant to you.

Delve for Android content card
  • The image on the card is extracted from the document, and will often give you a hint about what the document is about. If a document has several pictures, Delve shows one based on things like resolution and size.

  • The last modified by information shows who last modified the document and when the document was last modified.

  • The title on the content card is key to finding or discovering documents in Delve. Learn more about title in What decides the title on the card?.

Documents that have been shared with you as attachments in emails have a paperclip in the top, right corner of the content card.

Delve for Android content card for document that has been shared as an attachment in an email

How can I share a document?

  1. Tap the document that you want to share.

  2. Tap the blue icon Share and Edit icon in Delve for Android

  3. Tap Share.

How can I edit a document?

  1. Tap the document you want to edit.

  2. Tap the blue icon Share and Edit icon in Delve for Android

  3. Tap Edit.

How can I add a document to my favorites?

Tap the star Add to favorites on the document you want to add to your favorites. You'll find all your favorites on the Favorites page.

How can I turn off notifications?

To turn off notifications, tap your phone's Settings > Apps> Delve > clear the box Show notifications.

See Also

Office Delve for Android

Office Delve for iPhone

What is Office Delve?

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