This is how you get started with OneNote in Microsoft 365!

This is how you get started with OneNote in Microsoft 365!

OneNote is a digital notepad that automatically synchronises notes to all devices while you are working. saved You can use OneNote in your own Office 365 environment or you can use OneNote in Microsoft Teams.

What are the functions of OneNote?

  • Type data into your notebook or insert it from other apps or web pages.
  • Make handwritten notes or sketch your ideas.
  • Use markers and tags for quick reference.
  • Share notebooks to collaborate with others.
  • Access your notebooks from any device.

Using OneNote for yourself (Personal use)

If you want to use OneNote for your own notes, not as part of a team, then it is best to start from the Office 365 portal. https://portal.office.com or https://office.com

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Or select OneNote from the Apps navigation.

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Creating a new personal OneNote

Browseto OneNote and then click on: New notebook.

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Give your notepad a name and press create. Next, a new personal notebook will be created. At the top right you can see the location of your OneNote. In this case it is OneDrive for business.

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In the left navigation menu you can already manage, view or change notebooks.

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Create and use OneNote in Microsoft teams

Within Microsoft Teams you can add OneNote to any Team. In Microsoft Teams navigate to a new tab, then add OneNote.

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Create a new OneNote via; Create New Notebook

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Choose a name for this OneNote.

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The newly created OneNote can be found at the top of the team.

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Open OneNote in Windows 10

There are 2 versions of OneNote. The nicest one to work with and most beautiful is OneNote for Windows 10. OneNote 2016 is the most feature-rich OneNote. By the way: OneNote 2016 will be supported until October 2023.

Open OneNote from the Start bar.

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Press: Get Started.

As you can see, you can consult your own OneNotes and those of your team at program.

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OneNote for Education

OneNote for education is mainly aimed at the students or pupils. In this blog I wrote the approach for this. If you are starting out in Office 365 then you can read this guide. Office 365 in education - Setting up a class - Starter Guide

Other OneNote tips?

Free Office Online use - Word, PowerPoint, OneDrive, Onenote,...
Save files in OneNote 2016 or OneNote for Windows 10
OneNote 2016 will remain supported until October 2023
Migrate your OneNote 2016 to Windows 10 OneNote
Shortcut keys in OneNote for Windows 10

Jasper

Jasper

Welcome to 365tips.be. On this website you can read articles and experiences about Office 365 with focus on Microsoft Teams. Feel free to ask me a question and I will answer it in a blog post. Help others by giving feedback at the bottom of the articles. This blog is made in Dutch. The multilingual website is offered with best-effort machine translation.
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