Word Online Quick Start

Create a document

Create a document in Word Online

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With Word Online running in your web browser, you can:

  • Create documents to add and format text, images, and page layouts.

  • Get to your documents from your computer, tablet, or phone.

  • Share and work with others, wherever they are.

Notes: 

Create and open a document

  1. Sign in to office.com/signin.

  2. Select the Office 365 App Launcher The app launcher icon in Office 365 and then select Word.

  3. Select New blank document, open a Recent file, or select one of the templates.

Create a file

Rename a document

  • Select the title at the top and type a name.

    Your changes are saved automatically in Word Online.

Name/Rename a file

Note: If you can’t edit the name, you might be in Reading View. Select Edit Document > Edit in Browser.

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