Employee quick setup

Employee quick setup

Are you new to Office 365 for business? Video camera Watch this video to learn about it. Then follow these steps.


Step 1
Go to and choose Sign in.

Employee Quick Start: OfficeCom sign in

Type your Office 365 email and password, then Sign in.

Employee Quick Start: Sign in credentials

Tip: If prompted for a password change, use letters and numbers/symbols.


Step 2
Choose Install Office 2016 in the upper right.

Employee Quick Start: Install Office 2016 button

In Chrome, go to the download on the bottom of the page and choose Open.

Employee Quick Start: Chrome download

In Microsoft Edge/IE, choose Save then Run.

If asked to allow the app to make changes, choose Yes. Let Office setup begin.

On a Mac, open Microsoft Office_2016_Installer.pkg


Step 3
Open Outlook 2016 on your computer. In the Tell me field, type account then Add Account.

Employee Quick Start: Add Outlook account

Type your name, email, and password then Next.

Employee Quick Start: Create Outlook email account

Tip: To import your old email, export it to a PST file, then import it, like this.


Step 4
Save documents to OneDrive from the Save As menu.

Employee Quick Start: Word save to OneDrive

Or copy files from your Desktop or Documents to OneDrive.

Employee Quick Start: Desktop Documents and OneDrive

Tip: You can also store files on sites in Office 365.


Step 5
Share your documents with others by choosing Share.

Employee Quick Start: Word share button

Type their email address, choose read or edit, include a message and Share.

Employee Quick Start: Share with others in Word

Or choose Get sharing link on the bottom of the screen.


Step 6
Get Outlook on your phone from App store or Google Play store. Open it, and choose Get Started and add your email and password.

Employee Quick Start: Get Started email

Or, open Outlook on an iOS or Android device and go to Settings.

Outlook IOS and Android settings

Choose Add Account then Add Email Account then type your email and password.

On a Windows Phone, choose Settings > Email + accounts > Add an account then Exchange.

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