How do I create a new Office 365 user?

Step 1 - Create a user
Step 2 - Sign in for the first time
Step 3 - View your Office dashboard

Step 1 - Create a user

You create a user for Office 365 in the control panel.

  1. Log in to the control panel and click Office 365 at the top of the screen.
  2. Click Create a new Office 365 user.
Click Add Office 365 user to create your first user
  1. Enter your first and last name and a contact email address.
  2. Check the box to accept the Microsoft Cloud Agreement.
  3. Click Create.
Note: The login details for this Office 365 user will be sent to the email address you enter here.
Enter a user name and contact address and click create
  1. Done! Your user is succesfully created. Check your email for the login details.
Select if you want to create an existing user or a new one

Step 2 - Sign in for the first time

  1. Open your inbox and open the email with the subject: Welcome to Office 365. It may take a couple of minutes before the email arrives.
  2. Click Sign in and install.
You Office 365 user is ready to use
  1. On the next screen type in the Microsoft user ID and password, that are in the email.
  2. Click Sign in.
Enter you user id and password to log in for the first time

Step 3 - View your Office dashboard

You now see your Office dashboard. Here you can manage your installations, apps and online documents.

  1. In the top right corner you see your name. Click on your name to go to your account settings.
  2. Below your name you see a button to start the installation of Office 2016 on your computer.
  3. In the blue bar you see tiles of the online apps included in your subscription. Click on a tile to access them.
  4. In the middle of your screen you will be able to see your recent online documents and OneDrive folders.
Take a look at your Office dashboard, here you can manage your installations and online files

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