Working with your Microsoft Account and OneDrive
Learn basic ways how to work with Microsoft Account and Onedrive
OneDrive was previously called SkyDrive. There’s nothing fundamentally different about the way OneDrive works—it’s just a new name for an existing service. Over the next few months, you may still see SkyDrive in some Microsoft products.
A large number of the new highlights in Office 2013 are designed for sparing and sharing documents on the web. To utilize these highlights, you’ll have to get a free Microsoft account(previously called a Windows Live ID) on the off chance that you don’t as of now have one. You would then be able to sign in to your Microsoft record to get to your OneDrive, which is an online storage room for your reports and different documents.
Advantages of utilizing a Microsoft account
Here are a couple of the things you’ll have the capacity to do with your Microsoft account:
Access your records anywhere: You can spare documents to your OneDrive, so you’ll have the capacity to get to them from any PC that has a web association. This likewise guards your records on the off chance that anything happens to your PC.
Alter archives in your web browser: If you’re utilizing a PC that doesn’t have Microsoft Office, you would use office be able to Online (previously known as Office Web Apps) to alter reports in your program for nothing. Office Online incorporates streamlined renditions of Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and OneNote.
Offer files: It’s simple to share your OneDrive files with companions or associates. You can pick whether they can alter or simply read the records. This alternative is extraordinary for cooperation on the grounds that numerous individuals can alter an archive in the meantime (likewise known as co-creating).
On the off chance that you don’t as of now have a Microsoft account, you can go to the Creating a Microsoft Account lesson in our Microsoft Account instructional exercise.
To sign in to Office 2013:
When you utilize Office out of the blue, it will request that you sign in to your Microsoft account. In any case, in the event that you don’t sign in around then, you can simply sign in later.
- In the upper-right corner, click Sign in.
- Type your email address and then click Sign in.
- Click on the Password field.
- Type your password and then click Sign in.
- Your account name will now appear in the upper-right corner.
Signing out of Office 2013
In case you’re utilizing Office at home or at work, it’s generally more advantageous to remain marked in. Be that as it may, in case you’re utilizing a shared computer (for case, at a library or business focus), it’s imperative to sign out when you’re set. This will keep other individuals from getting to your OneDrive records.
- Click the File tab.
- Click Account and then select Sign out.
- A warning message will appear. Click Yes to sign out.
If you sign in to Windows 8 with your Microsoft account, you’ll automatically be signed in to Office 2013, and it will not let you sign out of Office. Instead, you can sign out of Windows 8 to prevent other people from accessing your files.
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