To use Planner, you must have an Office 365 Business account. A standard Home version of Office 365 does not include planner. This movie discusses how Business plans work in Office 365, then see how to sign in and access Planner. A brief tour of the Planner interface is also included.
- [Voiceover] Planner is a web app…in Microsoft's Office 365 service,…so it's not a desktop application that you install…on your computer, you access it on the web.…To use Planner you will need an Office 365 business account.…So I'm here on the Office 365 web page,…Office.Microsoft.com, and this is the page…where you would normally go if you do not already…have an Office 365 account and you want to set one up.…Your options here are for home or for business.…
But be aware, if you set up an Office 365 home account,…then Planner will not be available to you.…You could go over here and set up a business account…and you would get access to Planner,…but Planner is only really useful for coordinating projects…between multiple users within an organization.…So in most cases, people using Planner will already…have Office 365 business set up by their company…and administered through their IT department,…setting up Office 365 Business is usually…not done for an individual user.…
It's set up for multiple users at your organization.…
Join Nick Brazzi as he shows you how to get started with Microsoft Planner. He takes you through basic administration, including team member setup and plan creation. After establishing teams and plans, Nick shows you how assign tasks to team members and how to use the features that help keep the plan organized, including labels, checklists, and descriptions. Since collaboration is essential, Nick demonstrates how both you and the team can use comments to communicate progress with coworkers. He concludes with how to keep plans on schedule through monitoring and changing assignments when necessary.
- Finding and accessing Microsoft Planner
- Creating and administering teams
- Making plans and tasks
- Editing task details
- Reviewing schedules
- Monitoring plans, tasks, and assignments
- Managing multiple plans