50+ Ways to Love Your Office 365
(Or 50+ Ways O365 Apps Integrate with Each Other)
Office 365 apps can be cleverly integrated and embedded with each other giving you the following benefits:
- Greater overall adoption of more Office 365 apps
- Improved personal efficiency and usability
- Increased value as features of one app are extended to another app
Some apps are connected automatically while others need to be initiated by the user. Using the full power of the Office 365 suite of applications is the way to go!
- Embed a Form into a Sway
- Embed a Sway into a Sway
- Embed a file stored on OneDrive or SharePoint (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and PDF) into a Sway
- Embed Power BI into a Sway
- Embed Stream video into a Sway
- Export a Sway to Word
- Create a Form from Excel
- Review a Form’s results in Excel
- Embed a Form in OneNote (Class or Staff Notebooks for Office 365 Education users)
- Add a Form to a Stream Video
- Use Power Automate flows to add files to a specific folder in OneDrive
- Create a new Word, Excel, or PowerPoint in OneDrive
- Create a new OneNote notebook in OneDrive
- Create a new Form in OneDrive
- Tasks flagged in Outlook show up in To-Do
- People cards in Outlook can quickly access files shared on OneDrive or SharePoint
- People cards in Outlook can quickly start a personal chat or audio/video meeting in Teams
- Use Outlook to Email your Teams channel
- Recorded Teams meetings and live events are stored in Stream
- Schedule/View a Teams Meeting in Outlook
- Attachments in Teams Personal chats are saved to a OneDrive folder titled Microsoft Teams Chat Files
- Attachments in a Team’s General Channel are saved to the group’s SharePoint General folder
- A Teams standard channel creates a folder in SharePoint and files added to the channel are saved there
- A Teams private channel creates a SharePoint site collection
- Tabs can be added in Teams to Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Stream, SharePoint, OneNote, Planner, etc.
- Content found in Delve can be discussed on Yammer
- Import an Excel table as a SharePoint List
- Export a SharePoint List to an Excel table
- Use Power Automate flows to approve files to a specific SharePoint library or list
- Add a Link in SharePoint to connect to Group email and calendar
- Add a Link in SharePoint to connect to Teams
- Add a Link in SharePoint to connect to OneNote Notebook
- Add a Link in SharePoint to connect to Planner
- Export Planner Plans and Tasks to Excel
- View Comments made on a Plan’s tasks in the Group’s email in Outlook
- Attachments added to the Plan’s tasks are stored in the Group’s SharePoint library
- Add specifically assigned tasks and the Plan in general to your Outlook calendar
- Tasks flagged in Planner show up in To-Do
- Insert Outlook Meeting Details into a OneNote Notebook
- Send a File to OneNote (as a printout) from Word, Excel, PowerPoint
- Send an email or meeting invite from Outlook to OneNote
- Insert a Stream video into OneNote
- Insert an Attachment as a Link to a OneDrive file in OneNote
- Attachments in Outlook are viewable in Delve
- Shared files in OneDrive or SharePoint are accessible in Delve
- The file upload question in a Form will add a folder in your OneDrive where responders’ files will be saved
- Attachments in Outlook email messages can be saved to a OneDrive folder titled Attachments
- OneNote notebooks are saved to a OneDrive folder titled Notebooks
- Notifications from many apps can be received via Outlook email messages
- Use the Whiteboard app in a Teams video meeting
- Send a Channel Message to the Team or a person in an Outlook email message
- Use the OneNote mobile app and add a Sticky Note. In addition to being added to OneNote, it will be added to Notes in Outlook
- Use Office Lens on your mobile device and take a picture of a business card. In addition to being added as an image in OneNote, the contact information will be added to Contacts in Outlook
- Which ones have you used? Tell us your favorite and why.
- Which ones are you now going to try? How will that help you or what problem will it solve?
- Which ones would you like us to write a short follow-up blog about?
- Do you have another example to share? Help push us to 75 (and then 100!) by adding your ideas for possible inclusion in our ongoing list.
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