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Start at Office.com to work on recent documents, start new ones, and share your files to collaborate with others.

  1. Go to Office.com and sign in to your Microsoft account or work or school account.

  2. Select a recent document or select an app like Word, Excel, or PowerPoint.

  3. Select a template or a blank document.

  4. While working on your document, you can:

    • Select Share to send a link to others to collaborate on the document.

    • Select the app launcher and switch to another app.

    • Select Edit in [app name] to use the full-featured desktop app.

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When the idea strikes, no matter where you’re working, you can create a file and get started in an instant.

From any computer, just go to Office.com and if you need to, sign in to your Microsoft account or your work or school account.

From here you can open recent documents you’ve been working on, or choose the app you want to work in, like Word or Excel.

Choose a blank document or template.

And then start working.

You can share your file.

Or jump over to another app.

And when you need the full features of your desktop apps, choose the edit button. The file will open in the desktop app.

Any changes you make will sync back to the cloud so you can keep working from anywhere.

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