SharePoint Online Quick Start


Discover in SharePoint Online

Search for something

  1. Type into the search Search box in the top left under the app launcher.

  2. Filter your results by type, for example Sites, People, or Files.


Check out news

The SharePoint homepage is your place to find sites, read news, or look up content.

  • News from sites highlights updates from sites you follow or visit often.

  • Frequent sites shows sites you like to go to and recent activity in them.

  • Suggested sites appear based on searches you've done and recommendations from the Microsoft Graph.

    Note: Microsoft Graph must be enabled by your admin to see Featured links and Suggested sites on your SharePoint homepage.

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Find your site

The left navigation pane shows SharePoint sites you follow, those you've visited recently, and sites your company wants to spotlight.

  • Following displays sites you follow, like your team's site or a site from another group you work with.

  • Recent shows any site you've gone to recently.

  • Featured links displays sites your company wants to showcase.

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