Office 365 (OneDrive for Business) - How to access OneDrive for Business files from within Office 2013 suite on Windows 

Using the Microsoft Office 2013 Professional Suite applications for Windows, you can "sign in" to your UWM Office 365 account from within the applications in order to interact with your OneDrive for Business library files. This will allow you to create, open, edit, and save Office files directly using these Office applications.

Signing in to your Office 365 OneDrive for Business space

1. Open any of the Office 2013 desktop applications (e.g.: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.). For this article, we will use Word 2013. Click "Account" and then the "Add a service" drop-down under the "Connected Services" heading:



2. Click "Storage" then select "Office 365 SharePoint":



3. In "Add a service" screen, enter your UWM email addressand then click "Next":



4. In the "Sign In" screen, enter your UWM email address as the "User ID" and your password. Then, click "Sign In":


Opening existing files from your UWM OneDrive for Business library:

1. Verify that you have successfully connected your UWM OneDrive for Business library by seeing "OneDrive - University of Wisconsin Milwaukee" under "Connected Services" in the "Account" screen in your Office 2013 application (Word is shown here):



2. Click "Open" on the left-hand side of the window, then click "OneDrive - University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee", and then your UWM OneDrive for Business library contents will be shown on the right-hand column of the Window. You can then click the "Browse" button to browse to a file to open:


3. Select a file from your OneDrive for Business library and then click the "Open" button:







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Owner:Help Desk K.Group:UW-Milwaukee Help Desk
Created:2016-02-23 16:30 CDTUpdated:2016-03-11 11:07 CDT
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