Google Docs features one-tap document opening and creation.
Google Docs features multi-user document collaboration in real time.
You can make a Google Doc available offline by sliding the "Keep on device" slider.
You can invite others to your Google Doc by name, email address or by group. You can then give each user the ability to edit, comment, or view the document.
When first launching Google Docs, you're stepped through a basic tutorial.
Google Docs offline editing is one of its tentpole features.
The Google Docs real-time collaboration feature is borrowed from the desktop version, but feels even more dramatic when editing docs on your iPhone.
Google Docs features an auto-save feature so that progress on your doc is never lost. A document can be started on your iPhone and resumed on your desktop Mac, or vice-versa.
Naming a new Google Doc is simple and self-explanatory.
The Google Docs Details screen has the controls for for sharing, printing and staring a document. This screen also includes the Keep on device switch which allows you to download a document to your device for offline access.
Google Sheets steps you through a similar tutorial when you launch it for the first time. Like Docs, Sheets features one-tap document opening and creation.
Like Docs, Google Sheets feature an offline mode that allows you to edit documents without an Internet connection.
When you invite user(s) to your Google Sheet you can collaborate with them in real-time, just like you can on the desktop.
Google Sheets also auto-saves your changes in real-time.
The Google Sheets sample screenshots are almost identical to the one for Docs, except that they're green.
The Google Sheets app features an offline mode for editing spreadsheets without an Internet connection.
The Google Sheets iOS app features real-time collaboration, like its cousin on the desktop.
The Google Sheets app automatically saves your work so that you can resume it on the desktop (or another device) at a later time.
Like in the Google Docs app, creating a new Google Sheet is simple.
The Google Sheets for iOS first-run tutorial is presented on first launch.
The Google Sheets for iOS first-run tutorial explains that a single-tap on a cell allows you to select it and change its formatting.
The Google Sheets for iOS first-run tutorial explains how to double-tap a cell to bring up the keyboard and the formula bar.
Touching a cell then the Cells button in Google Sheets for iOS brings up its editing features, including borders, wrap text, and merge cells. Not visible is the formatting option, which is accessible under merge cells by scrolling down.
The Google Sheets for iOS Details screen allows you to share, star and print a spreadsheet. The Details screen also includes the Keep on device slider which allows you to download a spreadsheet to your device for offline access.
After installing the Google Docs and Sheets apps on your iPhone, Google Drive will open documents in them from then on. Here, Google encourages Drive users to install the new apps, although they are not currently required.
Google Sheets for iOS allows you see who who else is viewing the current document.