Learn where to go in Office 365 to install desktop versions of the Office suite on your computer, and understand the advantages and disadvantages of working online versus locally on your computer with these installed apps.
- With most Office 365 subscriptions…you're going to find from your start screen…a button to install the Office Suite.…In my case you can see I'm looking at Office 2016.…That will update automatically over time.…But we also see tiles for Word, Excel,…PowerPoint, and OneNote, and the Outlook apps as well.…Well the tiles we see here will launch…online versions of these apps.…They're not full fledged versions…with all of the functionality we might…be accustomed to seeing with the desktop versions,…so there are advantages to using the…online apps and having access to the full fledged apps,…installing them on our own computers.…
Up here in the top right corner,…clicking Install Office 2016, for me,…is going to install the Office Suite.…Selecting Other Installs if you see that…will give you access to the Office Suite…and any other apps that may be available…in your subscription plan to install.…So let's go to Install Office 2016…like we're going to begin the process.…You can see I'm prompted down below…about what I want to do with this exe file,…
- Logging in as an administrator
- Defining and adding users
- Uploading files to a team site
- Reading and sending email with the Outlook Web App
- Working with calendars and contacts in Outlook
- Editing a team site
- Adding files to OneDrive
- Connecting with newsfeeds, IM, LinkedIn, or a blog
Skill Level Beginner
Q: This course was updated on 07/14/2016. What changed?
A: We added one new chapter on the Planner task management feature, introduced in Office 365 in June 2016.
Q: This course was updated on 04/05/2017. What changed?
A: New videos were added that show how to get started as an end user, including how to install client apps, navigate from app to app, and set up your profile.