Microsoft 365 - OneDrive for Business (How To) Create documents directly from OneDrive for Business

This article shows how to create Word documents and Excel spreadsheets directly from your OneDrive account.


Create and edit documents from anywhere

  1. To create an Office document using Office 365, log into the Office 365 Portal ( using your UWM email address and password.


  2. Choose OneDrive from the apps menu.


  3. Click New on the bar at the top of the page, and then choose the type of file you want to create.

Note: When you tap or click an Office document on the OneDrive for Business website, it automatically opens in Office Online. Additionally, the Office Online apps preserve your document formatting, so you can make quick edits without worrying about messing up how the document looks.


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Owner:Help Desk K.Group:UW-Milwaukee Help Desk
Created:2015-01-12 12:06 CDTUpdated:2023-03-20 12:24 CDT
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