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Lesson 1

Lesson 1: Getting Started with Office 365

This first video lesson introduces you to Office 365 and shows you how to get started by creating a Microsoft account, logging in, and downloading and installing Office on your computer or device.

Duration: 00:07:37  File Size: 127 MB


Lesson 2

Lesson 2: Sharing Your Account and Going Mobile

Lesson 2 shows you how to share your Office 365 Home account with up to four additional users in your home. You’ll also find out how to download the apps you need for mobile devices, accept invitations, and access Office 365 on your phone.

Duration: 00:08:16  File Size: 126 MB


Lesson 3

Lesson 3: Creating a New Word Document

Lesson 3 introduces you to Word on your desktop, downloaded and installed as part of your Office 365 Home account. You’ll learn about Word’s basic features, find out how to save your file to the cloud, and then access your saved document in OneDrive, which is connected to your Office 365 Home account.

Duration: 00:20:55  File Size: 320 MB


Lesson 4

Lesson 4: Opening and Working with an Excel Worksheet

Lesson 4 shows you how to create a new worksheet, both by using a template and by starting from scratch. You’ll find out how to enter data, add formulas, use the Quick Analysis tools, and even whip up a fast chart. Finally, we’ll use Excel Online to take a look at the new Excel worksheet to demonstrate how you can access the file easily using various devices in Office 365.

Duration: 00:17:24  File Size: 290 MB


Lesson 5

Lesson 5: Tweaking a Pressentation in PowerPoint

Lesson 5 walks you through the steps involved in creating a new PowerPoint presentation, choosing a template, adding content, and even setting transitions and animations for your slides. You’ll save the presentation to OneDrive, where we can access and review the presentation, making simple edits in PowerPoint Online.

Duration: 00:19:43  File Size: 405 MB


Lesson 6

Lesson 6: Capturing Ideas with OneNote

Lesson 6 shows you how to create a new notebook in OneNote and clip content wherever you may find it–by adding it from the web, capturing your ideas, adding pictures, and more. You’ll learn how to search for content in your notebooks and access them on any device you use with Office 365.

Duration: 00:20:53  File Size: 230 MB


Lesson 7

Lesson 7: Using OneDrive with Office 365

Lesson 7 introduces you to OneDrive and shows you how to add files to your cloud storage whether you’re using a desktop computer, a mobile device, or a Windows 8 tablet. OneDrive works seamlessly with your Office 365 Home account, giving you access to all your files in the cloud as well as the slate of Office Online apps you need.

Duration: 00:10:38  File Size: 183 MB


Lesson 8

Lesson 8: Sharing and Collaborating in Office 365

Lesson 8 shows you how to share your files and work collaboratively in Office 365. Whether you are working with the installed full version of Word, Word Online, or a combination of the two, you can easily work collaboratively with other authors and editors in real time. Your colleagues can log in and work on the document and you can even contact them while you work. This video lesson shows you how.

Duration: 00:12:36  File Size: 191 MB


Lesson 9

Lesson 9: Staying in Touch with Skype in Office 365

Lesson 9 introduces you to Skype, which is a recent Microsoft acquisition and part of the services available to you as part of Office 365. In this video lesson, you’ll learn how to launch and get started with Skype, change your profile, add contacts, and make a call using Skype.

Duration: 00:10:06  File Size: 148 MB


Lesson 10

Lesson 10: Using the Office 365?Tools Together

Lesson 10 brings it all together by showing you how you can easily create a project by drawing content from different applications–Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and OneNote–whether you’re working with the installed full versions or Online versions of the various apps. Office 365 Home makes it all seamless by giving you easy access to everything in the cloud, along with the tools you need to review, tweak, and update files whether you’re using your desktop, tablet, or phone.

Duration: 00:16:41  File Size: 288 MB


  • Copyright 2015
  • Edition: 1st
  • Downloadable Video
  • ISBN-10: 0-7897-5376-6
  • ISBN-13: 978-0-7897-5376-2

1+ Hours of Video Instruction

Easy video tutorials help you make the most of Microsoft Office 365: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, OneNote, OneDrive, Skype, and more!


Master Microsoft Office 365 through quick, easy videos designed specifically for home users! In just over an hour, you'll learn how to make the most of the powerful productivity tools built into Office 365 Personal or Premium. Office 365 Home User's Guide shows how to create and share documents with Word Online, spreadsheets with Excel Online, presentations with PowerPoint Online, and much more. Top Office expert Katherine Murray walks through setting up Office 365, installing Office apps, managing accounts, taking notes with OneNote, storing content on OneDrive, sharing and collaborating with others, even using Skype to connect with friends and family. Murray's realistic home and personal examples cut through confusion, and help you make the most of the Office subscription you're paying for!

About the Instructor

Katherine Murray has been writing about technology for 25 years, and specializes in Microsoft products, especially Windows and Office, including Office 365 since its earliest betas. She has written extensively about web products, and wrote a tutorial on SkyDrive (OneDrive's predecessor product) for Microsoft. Her recent books include My Windows 8.1, Microsoft Office Professional 2013 Plain and Simple, and Microsoft Word 2010 Inside Out.

Skill Level

  • All Levels

What You Will Learn

  • How to quickly set up your Office 365 account and get started
  • How to create and share documents with the online versions of Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • How to take notes with Office 365 OneNote
  • How to store and share content with OneDrive
  • How to stay connected with Office 365's built-in Skype tools

Who Should Take This Course

Any user who wants to make the most of their paid subscription to Microsoft Office 365 Personal or Office 365 Home Premium; viewers might be freelancers or small business people, students, seniors, hobbyists, volunteers—anyone who can use Office.

Course Requirements

No experience required (basic familiarity with Windows and web browsers helpful)

Table of Contents

Lesson 1: Getting Started with Office 365

Lesson 2: Sharing Your Account and Going Mobile

Lesson 3: Creating a New Word Document

Lesson 4: Opening and Working with an Excel Worksheet

Lesson 5: Tweaking a Presentation in PowerPoint

Lesson 6: Capturing Ideas with OneNote

Lesson 7: Using OneDrive with Office 365

Lesson 8: Sharing and Collaborating in Office 365

Lesson 9: Staying in Touch with Skype in Office 365

Lesson 10: Using the Office 365 Tools Together

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