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Groups in Office 365

Office 365 Groups is a feature developed with collaboration in mind, enabling you to work collectively when writing documents, creating spreadsheets, working on project plans, scheduling meetings, sending email etc.

The benefits of using Groups in Office 365

Once created, a Group includes a shared:

  • Inbox for group email communication.

  • Calendar for scheduling group meetings and events.

  • Library in OneDrive For Business for storing and working on group files and folders.

  • OneNote notebook for taking project and meeting notes.

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How to access Groups in Office 365

  1. Sign in to your Office 365 account with your username in the format uun@ed.ac.uk and your Uni computer password.
  2. In the list on the left you should see an expandable section called 'Groups' with options to discover or create Groups.

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Creating and working with Groups in Office 365

Create a group in: Outlook on the web | Outlook 2016

Join a group in: Outlook on the web | Outlook 2016

Have a group conversation in: Outlook on the web | Outlook 2016

Schedule a meeting on a group calendar in: Outlook on the web | Outlook 2016

Share group files in: Outlook on the web | Outlook 2016

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FAQs and 'How-To' user guides

Introducing Office 365 Groups (Video)

Learn more about Office 365 Groups

Training: Unite your team with Groups

Frequently-asked questions (FAQs) and further 'How-To' documentation

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