Install and use add-ins for Microsoft office

install and use add-insIf you install and use add-ins in Microsoft Office, you can add more functionality. There are so many new add-ins which can work with Office for iPad, Office Online, also Office for Mac-not only usual desktop versions of Office in Windows.

Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Outlook, Project, and SharePoint, all these have Add-ins.  They permit you to do all things from translate text or search the web to schedule or plan a meeting at Cuba and call an Uber.

How to get Office Add-ins

There are two ways to get add-ins. In your Microsoft Office application, you can click the insert tab on the ribbon, click the Add-ins on the bar, and also select Store.

Whereas we’re showing Word 2016 for Windows in the screenshot here, this option is obtainable in the same position in other Office applications and Word for other platforms, together with Word for Mac, Word for iPad, and Word Online.

install and use add-insThe Store pane will appear, permit you to browse and search for accessible add-ins.

install and use add-insYou can also visit the Office Store website online. This gives you with an entire list of add-ins existing for all Office applications.

install and use add-insHow to open Add-ins in office

Click on the Add-in which you would like to install and hit Trust it to provide the add-in access to the contents of any one document you use the add-in with.

install and use add-insThe add-in will directly appear in a sidebar of your office document when you opened the Office Store pane from inside a Microsoft office application.

install and use add-insWhenever you’re getting the add-in from the Office Store on the web, first click the Add button on the add-in’s page and sign in with your Microsoft account, otherwise use the same account which you are using for Microsoft office when you haven’t already.

install and use add-insclick Insert > Add-ins > My Add-ins.

Hit the Refresh link at the top right corner of the window if the add-in you now added to your account doesn’t yet come into view here. But make sure you’re login into the Microsoft Office application with the same account you used on the web.

Hit the add-in in the list of add-ins linked with your account and hit “OK”. Now it’ll be loaded in your Office program.

install and use add-insHow to Work With Add-ins

After worked with the Add-in, click the x button in the sidebar to close the add-on. You can reposition your Add-in pane at the left side of your document by Drag and drop the top of the add-in pane or turn it into a floating window that appears over the document.

install and use add-insTo load one more add-in–or reload an add-in you previously closed–select the add-in from Insert > Add-ins > My add-ins. You can even have various add-in panels open at once, if you have space for them on your screen.

If you no longer like an add-in to be related with your account, float over it in the My Add-ins window, click the “…” menu button that appears and select Remove.

install and use add-insAdd-ins are related with your Microsoft account, so later than you’ve added them once you’ll have fast access to them from the My add-ins menu on any other computers and devices.

This is all about how to install and use add-ins in Microsoft Office.

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