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Office 365 (OneNote 2016) - Opening and Syncing a Notebook with Office 365

This article will go through opening and syncing a Notebook in the OneNote Desktop client with a Notebook in Office 365.



Accessing OneNote

  1. Open the Start Menu by selecting the Windows Icon in the lower left of the desktop.



  2. Type in OneNote and click on OneNote 2016 to launch the application.

Opening and Syncing a Notebook from Office 365

If the words Sign In are visible in the upper right of the OneNote main screen then you must log-in to OneNote, if your name appears there skip to Step 6.

Signed In                                                                                Not Signed In
                          

  1. Select File in the upper left hand corner of the screen.



  2. Select Account on the lower left hand side of the screen.



  3. On the page that appears, select Sign In under the Account heading.



  4. In the initial sign in prompt enter your UWM (@uwm.edu) email address and press Enter.  Then on the following sign in prompt enter your UWM (@uwm.edu) email address and password, then select Sign In.


  5. You are now signed into OneNote 2016, and can select the Back Arrow  to return to the main page of OneNote.



  6. Select File in the upper left hand corner of the screen.



  7. Select Open in the middle left hand side of the screen.



  8. Select the Notebook you would like to access and sync to the OneNote Desktop client from the list to the right of the Recent tab.



  9. Once you've accessed your desired Office 365 Notebook you may switch between it and your other Notebooks by selecting Your Notebook Name in the upper left hand corner of the screen.

Note: When two arrows within a green circle appear on your Notebook (as seen to the right) it indicates that the Notebook is syncing with Office 365.





Keywords:OneNote, Desktop, client, access, sync, onenote 2016,   Doc ID:71299
Owner:Help Desk K.Group:UW-Milwaukee Help Desk
Created:2017-03-03 10:21 CSTUpdated:2017-04-13 10:29 CST
Sites:UW-Milwaukee Help Desk
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