New features heading to Skydrive with Mango

It's no secret that the Windows Phone Mango update is slated to bring some much needed/wanted improvements to Microsoft's SkyDrive. It really made no sense to have cloud storage that wasn't openly accessible from your Windows Phone and fortunately, with Mango, that's about to change.

With the Mango update you will be able to:

  • Share photos stored on SkyDrive by way of email, text messages, IM
  • Share videos on SkyDrive
  • Browse and search documents stored on SkyDrive

Still no word on a SkyDrive App or having the ability to stream music files from your SkyDrive, but the new features that will come with Mango will definitely give more functionality to SkyDrive. It will be nice to have greater access to the free 25GB of storage Microsoft has to offer.

Ease on past the break to catch a video demo on the new SkyDrive features as it relates to the Office Hub.

Source: Windowsteamblog

George Ponder

George is the Reviews Editor at Windows Central, concentrating on Windows 10 PC and Mobile apps. He's been a supporter of the platform since the days of Windows CE and uses his current Windows 10 Mobile phone daily to keep up with life and enjoy a game during down time.