With over 650,000 companies using Microsoft 365 (previously Office 365) in the US alone, there are bound to be many questions. From the basics of signing in for the first time, to fundamental training on specific apps, you can access all the help and information in one location. Microsoft has resources for all their apps and for every level of experience. Just go to https://support.microsoft.com/en-US/training.

Now, let’s walk through this landing page to get you where you need to go.

Microsoft 365’s most popular apps (Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint) are obviously front and center on the landing page, but if you click on “See more apps” you will find a plethora of resources – Access, Forms, Publisher, VISIO, and more. If you are looking for information on how to use a specific app, either click the app icon on the landing page or, if you have clicked on “More Office apps”, click the “Training” hyperlink next to the app description and you will arrive a training page.

 

Microsoft 365 Training

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

If you are looking for information on how to use a specific app, either click the app icon on the landing page or, if you have clicked on “More Office apps”, click the “Training” hyperlink next to the app description and you will arrive at a training page.

 

 

I’m A Beginner!

If you are just starting out with Microsoft 365 the best place to go is here: Microsoft 365 Basics Video Training and click on the “Quick Start” section. This explains what Microsoft 365 is, how to sign into your apps, and how to create, open, save, and share your documents.

 

 

I Know the Basics

For those who know the basics and want to learn more about the foundational functions to leverage Microsoft 365’s capabilities, we recommend the Training Templates page. Here you learn:

 

      1. Tips for Word and find free templates for you to use
      2. The most common Excel formulas, how to use pivot tables, and simple data tips
      3. How to leverage design in PowerPoint to make your presentations come to life.

 

And if that wasn’t enough, you can also link to all of their of their templates, available by app, here. If you are looking for help on a specific app, just click on the individual app icon to delve into that world. If all else fails, type your question into the search bar.

 

I Want to Become an Expert!

Now, if you are well-versed with Microsoft 365 and want more technical knowledge or in-depth skills, Microsoft’s Help and Learning page has resources for you as well. In fact, you could argue this is the most robust portion of the site – you have access to technical videos, instructor-led training, and certification by going here.

Note: The certification exam has a fee, but most learning materials are free.

 

Where to Access Microsoft Training for IT Pros

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