Office 365 for business Quick Start

Collaborate

Collaborate in Office 365 for business

Share files and folders

  1. Sign in to Office.com/signin.

  2. Choose OneDrive in the Office Online app launcher.

  3. Choose a file or folder.

  4. Choose Share link to send an email or Get link.

    Note: You can also share the file directly from the Word, Excel, and PowerPoint desktop apps.

Share online with OneDrive for Business

Collaborate

After you share a file from OneDrive for Business, you can work on that file together at the same time.

  • Open the file on your desktop, using Word, Excel, or PowerPoint.

    Note: You can also work on the file together in Office online.

  • In the Share pane, you will see information for each co-author and who is editing in real time.

  • If they’re also using Word Online or Word 2016 and have agreed to automatically share changes, you’ll see their work as it happens.

  • Colored flags will show you exactly where in the document each person is working.

  • You can instantly chat with the people who are working in the document by using Skype for Business.

Collaborating in real-time in Word 2016

Use Skype for Business

  • Start conversations with IM, voice, or video calls.

  • See when your contacts are available online, in a meeting, or presenting.

  • Set industrial-strength security for meetings.

  • Broadcast online to a large audience.

  • Present your screen during meetings or give control to others.

  • Use Skype for Business in other Office programs to chat, call, or join a meeting with a click.

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