Office 365 is the signature, always up-to-date solution in the Microsoft office suite. Whether for a Personal user or a Home group of up to six users, the program kit features Word, Excel, PowerPoint, as well as lesser-known suite software such as Sway and Forms. There are also added perks for free apps, monthly Skype minutes to call landline or mobile. Here's a compilation of tips for learning how to get the most out of Office 365 on your PC.
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1. How to add or remove a dependent
One of the benefits of Office 365 Home is the ability to add multiple users under one subscription. See how to do it in the following tutorial.
Step 1. Go to the Office Management page (account.microsoft/services/office) and log in using your registered email and password with Microsoft. Then go to the Sharing tab and press the Start Sharing button;
Start sharing an Office 365 subscription with some Photo: Reproduo / Paulo Alves
Step 2. Send an invitation by email or share the link with a guest;
Send an invitation by email or link Photo: Reproduo / Paulo Alves
Step 3. Guest users are listed on the same page below. Remove the dependent at any time with the Stop sharing option.
Remove a dependent anytime Photo: Reproduo / Paulo Alves
2. How to install and reinstall
Office 365 subscribers can install and reinstall Office programs as often as they like, as long as the maximum number of active licenses according to the type of subscription is met: one for Personal or six for Home.
Step 1. Log in to office and select Install Office;
Install Office on page office Photo: Reproduction / Paulo Alves
Step 2. Press the Install Office button. At the bottom, check out the list of computers in your account that already have Office installed;
Install Office on the computer Photo: Reproduo / Paulo Alves
Step 3. Select the Portuguese version of the program package and check Install.
Download Office in Portuguese Photo: Reproduo / Paulo Alves
3. How to activate Office already installed on PC
Step 1. If you already have Office installed on your computer, you can validate it with an Office 365 subscriber account. To do so, open a program such as Word, Excel, or PowerPoint and select the Account menu;
Access the account menu in an Office program on PC Photo: Reproduo / Paulo Alves
Step 2. Check the Change License option;
Change the license type for an Office program Photo: Reproduo / Paulo Alves
Step 3. Press Sign In and sign in using the same email and password as your Office 365 subscriber or dependent account.
Sign in to link Office to an Office 365 subscription Photo: Reproduo / Paulo Alves
4. How to use Skype minutes
Step 1. An Office 365 subscription includes 60 monthly minutes of Skype, but the benefit must be activated to start in earnest. Do this by accessing the Skype menu from the account management panel (account.microsoft/services/office);
Access the Skype menu from the Office panel. Photo: Reproduo / Paulo Alves
Step 2. Press Activate and wait a few seconds for the minutes to be enabled on your Skype account.
Activate Skype's 60 minutes per month Photo: Reproduo / Paulo Alves
5. How to share expiring OneDrive links
An Office 365 subscription also adds extra features to free Microsoft services. In OneDrive, for example, you can store up to 1 TB of data and share files with expiring links and password-only work. By default, free OneDrive links have no expiration or passcode.
Step 1. Open OneDrive and right click on a folder or file. Select Share;
Share a file or folder from OneDrive Photo: Playback / Paulo Alves
Step 2. Check Expiration Date and set a deadline to expire the share link. Check set password and create an access code that must be entered to open the material.
Set sharing expiration date and password Photo: Reproduo / Paulo Alves
6. How to unsubscribe
Step 1. Office 365 subscriptions can be canceled at any time on the Microsoft Account Services page (account.microsoft/services). Press the Manage option next to the signature;
Manage an Office Subscription Foto: Reproduo / Paulo Alves
Step 2. Check Cancel;
Unsubscribe from Office Photo: Reproduo / Paulo Alves
Step 3. Microsoft may offer two types of cancellation, depending on the monthly charge date. Choose one of the options and tick Next to proceed with the cancellation.
Cancel immediately or at the end of the payment cycle Photo: Reproduo / Paulo Alves
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