Signing in to SharePoint or SkyDrive

Office provides access to two main online services: SkyDrive and SharePoint. SkyDrive personal is a free storage and sharing service provided by Microsoft. SharePoint is a web-hosted server for storage, sharing, and tracking documents. Instead of setting up your own SharePoint site, you can use Office 365 SharePoint, a subscription-based service provided by Microsoft. Before you can work with Office documents on SkyDrive or SharePoint, you need to create a Microsoft account for SkyDrive or a site account for SharePoint. When you set up Office 2013, it requests a Microsoft account to work with online services, such as SkyDrive. If you already have a Hotmail, Messenger, Windows Live, or Xbox Live account, you ...

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