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Try it! is the best place to start, whether it's the start of the day or you're getting back to your work. At, you can:

  • Launch an app, like Word, Excel, PowerPoint, or Microsoft Teams.

  • Select Create to quickly start a new document, spreadsheet, or presentation.

  • Recommended keeps track of important work around you with recent activity.

  • In the files list, use All, My recent, Shared, and Favorites to quickly find your work. You can also filter by file name, collaborator, or file type. You'll see info on when the file was last modified, who has shared it, and the most recent activity.

  • Use Search to look forĀ Apps, Files, People, and Sites.

Work where you want

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Microsoft 365 gives you the flexibility to work wherever and however you want. This means you can work in the web, on your desktop, or using your mobile device. And when you save your work to the cloud, it means:

  • Files save automatically so you won't lose a thing.

  • Co-author and work on files at the same time, no matter where you or your collaborators work. You'll see changes right as they're made.

  • Add or reply to comments and @mentions to give feedback and make suggestions.

  • Open documents right in Microsoft Teams to stay in the flow.

  • Make quick edits and reply to comments in the Office mobile app while you're on the go.

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