Office Online in Onedrive

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Store your Office documents in OneDrive, and Office Online lets you view and edit them in your web browser. That’s perfect for making quick updates (no need to start up an Office program), on just about any computer that’s connected to the Web.

To get started, go to OneDrive.com, sign in, and click Upload. Pick documents that you want to be able to share easily, or be able to access on any computer.

OneDrive.com upload

When you can see the document on OneDrive, click it. It opens in an Office Online program, such as Word Online. Changes save automatically. To close the document and go back to your file list, click one of the breadcrumb links at the top of the page.

Screenshot of breadcrumb navigation links in Word Online

You can also create a document right from OneDrive by clicking New and then the name of the type of document you want to create.

Screenshot of creating a document from OneDrive.com

TIP: To sign in to OneDrive, you need a Microsoft account. If you don’t already have one, click the Sign up now link at the OneDrive sign-in page and fill out the form. Your sign-in will be the email address and password that you set up in the form.

 

Save documents to OneDrive from Office programs

If you have a recent version of Office, you can save documents directly to OneDrive from your Office program. That eliminates the extra step of saving on your computer, then uploading.

In the Office 2013 or Office 2016

Go to File > Save As, and then pick OneDrive to save documents directly from programs like Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.

Saving a file to OneDrive

For detailed steps, see Save documents online.

In Office 2010

In Word, Excel, or PowerPoint

  1. Open an existing document or create a new one in Word, Excel, or PowerPoint.

  2. Click File, click Save & Send, and then click Save to Web.

Click Sign in. enter your email address and password, and then click OK. If you use Hotmail, Messenger, or Xbox Live, you already have a Microsoft account. If you don’t have one, click Sign Up to create a new Microsoft account.

Select a folder on your OneDrive, and then click Save As. Type a name for your file and then click Save. The document is now saved on OneDrive. Click File and Close.

  1. In your web browser, go to OneDrive.com.

  2. Select the folder where you saved your document, and then click the file name The document opens in the appropriate Office Online program.

In OneNote

  1. Open an existing notebook or create a new one.

  2. Click the File tab, and then click Share.

  3. Click the notebook you want to save.

  4. Click Web.

    NOTE:  If the notebook is not in the OneNote 2010 file format, OneNote prompts you to upgrade it. Click Upgrade, and then in the Notebook Properties dialog box click Convert to 2010. Click OK at the prompt that warns you that users of an earlier version of OneNote will not be able to share the notebook. Anyone with an earlier version of OneNote is able to share the notebook by using OneNote Online.

  5. Click Sign In, enter your email address and password, and then click OK.

  6. If you use Hotmail, Messenger, or Xbox Live, you already have a Microsoft account. If you don't have one, click Sign up for Microsoft OneDrive to create a new Microsoft account.

  7. Select a folder on your OneDrive, and then click Share Notebook.

  8. In your web browser, go to OneDrive.com.

  9. Select the folder where you saved your notebook, and then click it. The notebook opens in OneNote Online.

 

Source: https://support.office.com/en-us/article/Using-Office-Online-in-OneDrive-dc62cfd4-120f-4dc8-b3a6-7aec6c26b55d?ui=en-US&rs=en-US&ad=US

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