Configuring Desktops for the NEW Office 365

The following post will document how to setup a Windows 8 desktop for a cloud user for Office 365. I have already installed Windows 8 and created the local account for my test user. I have logged into the Office 365 portal and had the user change his password. The password for Office 365 and the password for the desktop are the same.

 

  1. Login to the desktop

     

  2. Click Desktop tile

     

  3. Open Internet Explorer

     

  4.  

  5. Login with the user account

     

  6. Click the gear icon

     

  7. Click Office 365 Settings

     

  8. Click Software

     

 

Install Office

 

  1. Select 32-bit or 64-bit installation of Office

     

  2. Click Install

     

  3. Click run on the Office installer

     

  4. Click Yes to the UAC

     

  5. The installer will start to run

     

  6. Minimize Internet Explorer (but keep the page open)

     

  7. Click Next

     

  8. Accept or Deny the Office improvement

     

  9. Click Sign in

     

  10. Enter your Office365 Email account

     

  11. Click Next

     

  12. Click Organizational Account

     

  13. Enter your Office 365 password

     

  14. Click Sign in

     

  15. Click Next

     

  16. Select a look for Office

     

  17. Click Next

     

  18. The Office installation will finish up

     

  19. Completed

 

Setup Outlook

 

  1. Navigate back to the start screen

     

  2. Click Outlook 2013

     

  3. Click Next to add your email account

     

  4. Yes (default)

     

  5. Click Next

     

  6. Enter your Name, Office 365 email address and password

     

  7. Click Next

     

  8. Verify that you get three green checks and you are all setup

     

  9. Click Finish

     

  10. Outlook will launch and download any email that you have

 

Setup Lync

 

  1. Navigate back to the start screen

     

  2. Click Lync 2013

     

  3. Enter you SIP address (same as email address)

     

  4. Click Sign In

     

  5. Sign in completed

 

 

Complete Series:

Getting to know the NEW Office 365

  1. Does Microsoft have FREE training for the NEW Office 365?
  2. Signing up for the NEW Office 365
  3. Adding and Verifying a Domain for the NEW Office 365
  4. Creating Cloud Users for the NEW Office 365
  5. Configuring Desktops for the NEW Office 365
  6. Exchange 2003 Cutover Migration to the NEW Office 365
  7. Exchange 2007 Cutover Migration to the NEW Office 365
  8. Setting up AD FS and Enabling Single Sign-On to the NEW Office 365
  9. Setting up AD FS Proxy Servers for Single Sign-On to the NEW Office 365
  10. Setting up Directory Synchronization with the NEW Office 365
  11. Activating and Licensing a Synchronized User in the NEW Office 365
  12. Testing Single Sign-on to the NEW Office 365
  13. Making the Single Sign-On Solution Highly Available
  14. Exchange Hybrid Deployment with the NEW Office 365

Thanks for visiting and reading my posts. I am always looking for more ideas. Please comment or email me with what you would like to see.

Kelsey Epps

Office 365 MVP

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