Office 365 and Office 2013 were recently released and features integration with Microsoft’s SkyDrive cloud storage service. But how exactly does this make Office better? Microsoft explains in a new blog post how Office 365 allow you to access your files anywhere, just by signing in.
“In everyday life, this is working on your documents on a phone, PC, or tablet, regardless of whether you’re at home, school, work, or on the bus. It means that even if you forget your laptop at home, you’ll still be able to get to your files and Office programs, because they’re associated with you, not stuck on just one computer. Subscription and sign-in are how we make all this goodness happen,” Microsoft mentions in an official Office Next blog post.
Office 365 has the ability to automatically save or open/edit documents to the SkyDrive account associated with your Microsoft Account. In fact, you can even add several SkyDrive accounts. Users can even access their uploaded files from Office.com and SkyDrive.com, using Office Web Apps. On top of that, with an Office 365 subscription, users can stream and use any Office application on any PC without having to install it.
Office 365 allows users to access their files anywhere, just by singing in. How is this possible you ask? Just by signing into your computer using your Microsoft Account. “To make things even easier: if you use Windows 8 and sign into your computer with your Microsoft account, Office will automatically sign you in. And if you work at an organization that uses domain accounts, you’ll also automatically be signed into Office on both Windows 7 and Windows 8.,” Microsoft explained.