Join David Rivers for an in-depth discussion in this video System requirements, part of Learning Office 365 (2015).
- Well, just before getting started with Office 365…and subscribing to the plan that best suits your needs…you'll want to be sure your computer or computers…are going to meet the system requirements…to run this subscription service properly.…For Office 365 Business Essentials, the plan that offers…core cloud services in only the online or web versions…of the Office suite of programs, the focus is…going to be on your browser requirements.…Office 365 is designed to work with the latest version…of Microsoft Edge but if you use Internet Explorer…or Firefox, you'll want to be using the most recent versions…or immediately previous versions of either.…
It's best to simply keep these up to date…when updates are available.…If you are a user of Chrome or Safari,…you'll want the latest versions of those as well…installed and updated, older versions may not…work properly with Office 365.…As far as your operating system goes, with Office 365…Business Essentials, there is no requirement.…Now, when you decide to go with one of the plans…
- Learn how to store your files in the cloud using OneDrive.
- Assess how to adjust permissions and create users.
- Discover how to upload and manage files in the cloud.
- Use the App Launcher to quickly switch between Office 365 apps.
- Recognize how to communicate with team members.
- Identify how to connect with newsfeeds, LinkedIn, or blogs.
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.