Working with several people on one file in Office 365

Working with several people on one file in Office 365

Collaborating on one version of a document can only be done with Office 365.

Excel files, PowerPoints, Word documents can be easily shared with colleagues or external contacts and edited together.

In the past, we had to close the file to make changes, which was very inconvenient. Today, you can work with several users simultaneously in one version.

Here are some practical instructions on how to get started!

Start from Microsoft Teams

Choose Files in a Channel in Microsoft Teams. Press New and create a Word document.

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Give your document a name that is understandable, because later you will want to share this document via Teams.

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Your Word document has been created.

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Sharing a file with colleagues

Click on File at the top.

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Press share on the left to share your word document.

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Choose to share with others.

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Copy the link and place it in the chat to your colleague.
OR point your colleague to this place in Microsoft Teams .

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You can also share with specific people as shown below.

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Press Apply.

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The recipient can open and edit the document

You can see an example in this video.

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Open in the desktop application

If you click on open in desktop app at the top, you have the option of using the full version of Microsoft Word .

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Whether you work in the desktop application or the Teams application or the full teams web application. Usability is not an issue.

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You can share files in 8 different ways and different places.

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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