In this video, learn how to sign in to your Microsoft account, whether personal or business, and start a new blank Word Online document. Also learn about how files are automatically saved and updated to the cloud.
- [Instructor] Because Word online is cloud based…the very first step is…to sign in with your Microsoft account,…that's what we're going to do,…and start a brand new document using Word online.…In your browser,…if you google Word online you'll find a link…that takes you to Office.live.com/start/word.aspx,…that's where I am.…And you can see there is a prompt here to sign in,…you can use your email,…your phone number, or your Skype credentials…and if you don't have a Microsoft account,…there's a link here to create one.…
It's a free account,…comes with free storage in the cloud,…you can always buy more.…Regardless it's time to sign in.…Now, depending on the type of account you have,…what you see after you sign in might look…a little bit different.…So, I'm going to sign in with an Office 365 for Business…account at the fictitious company of Landon Hotels.…I'm going to use my email address email@example.com,…clicking next I see a prompt here…to provide some additional information,…whether this is a work or school account…
Note: This course is for users who know the basics of the Word desktop app, but are new to the web browser version, Word Online. It emphasizes features that work differently in Word Online. For basic Word guidance, please see Word Essential Training (Office 365) or Learning Word 2019.
- Identify methods for opening and saving documents
- Explore document formatting
- Examine how to use existing styles
- Recall approaches for adding and formating headers and footers
- Explore how to save and share documents to collaborate and co-edit