Microsoft Word Online is a free online version of Microsoft Word accessible from a web browser or from the free MS Office app (iPhone or Android).
Free Word Online
Microsoft Word Online is the word processing software of the Microsoft Office Online suite.
You can use Word Online for free.
Some features are reduced compared to the Office suite software installed on a computer, but are still sufficient for standard use.
Word Online is the direct competitor of Google Docs. The main functions are similar but there are still some differences.
It is also possible to easily convert your document to PDF format.
Save your Word Online files
OneDrive is Microsoft’s cloud offer, which allows you to save and share online your Word Online, Excel Online, Powerpoint Online, OneNote Online files. The free offer is limited to 5GB, but it is possible to have 15GB.
This offer, although small if you choose to store photos or videos, is more than enough to store Word, Excel, Powerpoint files, and is perfectly suited to work with MS Office Online.
The ultra secure ‘Personal Vault’ zone also allows you to store files in an encrypted way, but this offer is not free.
Create your first Word Online file
The easiest way is to connect to OneDrive (or create an account if needed): https://onedrive.live.com.
Then you just have to click on “New” to create a Word file or to import existing files.
The free Microsoft Office Online application, on phone
The Office suite (Word Online, Excel Online, PowerPoint Online, OneNote Online…) is available for free on iPhone and Android phones.
For this, it is recommended to install two applications:
- the free Microsoft Office application, which will allow you to edit your Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc. files: Google Play Store / Apple App Store
- the free application Microsoft OneDrive, to easily locate your Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc. files. : Google Play Store / Apple App Store
In other words, you locate your files in OneDrive, which transparently launches the Office application to be able to edit them…
Create your free Office Online account
Create your free Microsoft OneDrive account, to use Office Online and edit your Word, Excel, PowerPoint documents. Translated with www.DeepL.com/Translator (free version)