How to Use SharePoint in MS Office?

SharePoint is the collaboration platform of Microsoft Office. And this application is similar to Google Drive. Here, the user can communicate, exchange data, and work together with the other member of the team. This is the application of Microsoft 365 and can easily install through www.office.com/setup. This tool of MS Office is basically for business users. You can use this application on Window OS, Mac, Linux, Android and IOS apps. In this blog, you will read how to use SharePoint in MS Office.

Create SharePoint Siteoffice.com/setup

  1. For this, first you have to Log into Microsoft 365 as an administrator, and then you have to select SharePoint from the app menu.
  2. Now in the page menu, you have to select the + Create Site button.
  3. After this, you have to select Team Site in the dialog box which appears.
  4. Here, you have to choose a starting design for your site.
  5. You should give the details of your site, like its name and description.
  6. Then, you should select Finish to complete your setup. It will work in the background to create the Site.

 Use SharePoint Document Libraries:

Document Libraries contain folders and files and you can use document libraries through following way:

  1. First, you have to select the Documents link which is there in the left-hand side of the screen.
  2. Then you have to select the + New button to add new items like folders or Microsoft Office files.  
  3. Now, you have to select an Office file to open it in the web app.
  4. Here in the modern web apps, you can edit a file with a colleague but you have the option of “check out” a file.  You can check Out a File to prevent Overwriting on it.

Create SharePoint Site Pages:

To create new pages in your SharePoint Site, you have to do following:

  1. You have to select Pages from the left-hand side of the screen.
  2. Now from the top menu bar, you have to select + New, and then select from the page types like Wiki Pages, Site Pages, and Web Part Pages.
  3. When you have created, then the page will open so that you can start editing.
  4. After this, you have to select Publish so that the changes which you have made are available to colleagues.
  5. Now your pages are available in the Pages list in the left-hand side.
  6. You can view the existing pages, and then you can select the Edit button in the menu.

 Add Web Parts to SharePoint Pages:

  1. For this, you have to select a page, and then you have to put it into Edit mode.
  2. Here, you have to select the Plus (+) sign button as this will show you a list of available Web Parts. Now you can browse the list, and search from here.
  3. When you select a Web Part, then it will be added into the page.
  4. Now, you have to configure the Web Part. You can select the Add Images button to add the pictures.
  5. Then you have to select Publish so that the changes which you made are available to your colleagues.

Installing and Using the Tasks App

To add Tasks to your SharePoint Site, you have to do following:

  1. On the Home Page of the Site, you have to select the + New button, and then you have to select App.
  2. Here, it will show you a page with a list of apps. You can select the one you want.
  3. Now it will appear in the Site Contents screen.

The above method will help you to use SharePoint in MS Office. In case, you want more information then you can visit to the site via www.office.com/setup.

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