Microsoft Whiteboard updated on iOS with more toolbar options

What you need to know

  • Microsoft Whiteboard on iOS now lets you change where the toolbar is docked.
  • It also now supports tool tips to help you understand what tools can do.
  • You can also check the accessibility of your whiteboard following the update.

Microsoft Whiteboard for iOS received an update recently that adds a few new features. First, you can now change if your toolbar is located on the left, right, or bottom of the app. Second, the app now has tool tips that help you understand the functionality of various tools. Finally, Whiteboard for iOS now has an accessibility checker to help you ensure that your whiteboard is easy to understand.

Microsoft Whiteboard is a digital canvas that can sync across various devices. It works with pen and touch and can be used to sync a virtual whiteboard with coworkers, friends, and colleagues. It has built-in tools, including a shape recognition tool to aid in note creation.

The core functionality of the app is that it syncs in real-time and allows you to collaborate with anyone instantly.

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