GETTING STARTED WITH OFFICE 365

What is Office 365?

Office 365 is a Microsoft subscription service that includes:

  • Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook
  • Ability to install Office on multiple devices
  • Extra online storage
  • Feature updates and upgrades to major releases of Office
  • Ongoing tech support

Office 365 ensures you always have the most up-to-date modern productivity tools from Microsoft. There are Office 365 plans for home and personal use, as well as for small and midsized businesses, large enterprises, schools, and non-profits.

What is the best location for Support Questions dealing with Office 365 or any version of Office?

I like to think of the site Support.Office.com as home base for anything Office related. This site can walk you through instructions on how to Download and Install office, Check your account or edit your payment information as well as find informative articles on troubleshooting any issues you might be having.
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What is Office Online?

Office Online is a free version of Office that you can use in a web browser. All you need is to sign up for a Microsoft Account with a new or existing email address.

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Where can I find training resources on Office?

There is a great site that is called the Office 365 Training Center. All of the resources on this site are free and easy to understand. You can learn the basics on this site or try out new templates as well as find cheat sheets and infographics that you can share with colleagues.

Office Training Center

What is the difference between Office 365 and Office 2019?

Here is a great article that really breaks down the differences between Office 365 and Office 2019.