• Create a document from OneDrive

    You can create new Office documents directly from OneDrive.   

    Here are the steps:

    1. Sign in to Office 365 with your work or school account at http://portal.office.com

      TIP   If you're having trouble signing in, see How to sign in to Office 365.

    2. At the top of the page, select the app launcher App launcher icon, and then select OneDrive.

      Using the app launcher in Office 365 to go to OneDrive for Business
    3. Click New, and then choose the type of document you want to create.

      Office Online options that you can use from the New button in OneDrive for Business

      The new document opens in the Office Online program you selected. For example, selecting Word document opens Word Online.

      TIP   There's no save button, because the document is saved for you automatically.

    4. To rename the document, click its name in the title bar, type the new name you want, and then press ENTER.

      Clicking the title bar to change the name of a document Word Online
    5. When you’re done and you want to go back to where the file is saved, click your name, next to the file name.

      (Or, click the back button in your browser to go back to where your document is saved. If you click Back, click refresh to see your new document in the file list.)

    TIP    If you want access to all app features, you can switch to the full Office app. For example, in Word Online, click Open in Word to continue working on the document in Word.

    Open the full Office application instead of running Office Online

    Click here to go back to OneDrive page.