How to Edit a Workplace File using Office Online

Updated by Emma Stone


Word, Excel, Powerpoint, and other Microsoft Office documents can be edited online using the Microsoft Office online editor. For this feature to work, a Microsoft license is required for each user who is editing.

This feature can be used to edit documents on the go, or to collaborate on a single document with multiple editors.

How to use the Office Online Editor with Workplace

  1. First make sure you are logged in to Office. The easiest way is to visit and enter your email address.
  2. Navigate to the file you wish to edit from Workplace Online, which can be accessed from
  3. In the header bar next to the document name, click "Open," then select Office 365. Optionally, you may select to use Office 365 Online as your default editor.
  4. Click Open. You may be prompted to click "Sign In to Office"
  5. Edit your document within the web browser. Changes will be automatically changed as long as you are connected to the internet.

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