Signing in & Setting Up in SharePoint 2013

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Microsoft SharePoint is a powerful set of collaboration tools that provide enterprise-grade collaboration and document management. Discover how to get started with SharePoint from signing in to adjusting settings.


  • Signing in for the first time
    Using SharePoint
    Editing your profile & password
    Editing your SharePoint theme
  • Finding information in SharePoint
    Viewing a colleague's profile
    Adjusting regional settings


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    SharePoint 2013 is Microsoft's web-based platform that helps you work more closely with your company colleagues and manage your resources for a project. If you want to begin using the platform, you will need your company issued username details and password. Connect to SharePoint 2013 via the Office 365 website and then sign into your account. FREE ACCESS
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    Before getting started with SharePoint 2013, you will need to understand the interface layout. Once you have signed in, you can open all the key SharePoint components - including the newsfeed, your OneDrive for Business document library, your calendar, and even your team sites - from the navigation bar. FREE ACCESS
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    3.  Editing your profile & password in SharePoint 2013
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    Your SharePoint 2013 profile is used to help people know a little more about you. You can use it to share information - such as your interests, your specialization, and even the projects that you have worked on previously - with other members of your company network. You can also use the SharePoint 2013 settings to edit your password. FREE ACCESS
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    4.  Editing your SharePoint 2013 theme
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    SharePoint 2013 features a number of different themes that can be used to change the appearance of your team site or subsite. These themes are extremely customizable: you can, for example, adjust the background image, the color scheme, and even the fonts that are used for any text on the page. FREE ACCESS
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    5.  Finding information in SharePoint 2013
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    The SharePoint 2013 search engine can be used to return a huge amount of information taken from all the different components and areas on the platform. Launching a standard search will return not only documents that contain your search term, but also corresponding user profiles, conversations and even uploaded videos. Once your search has finished, you can filter your results using the refine tools. FREE ACCESS
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    6.  Viewing a colleague's profile in SharePoint 2013
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    Your colleagues' profiles can be accessed via the SharePoint 2013 newsfeed. This is particularly useful if you are following a conversation with another individual and you want to find out more information about that person. Your colleague's profile includes their newsfeed activity as well as any documents that they have shared, blogposts that they have published, and even their specialist areas of expertise. FREE ACCESS
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    7.  Adjusting regional settings in SharePoint 2013
    2m 29s
    If your company or team features people of different nationalities or based in different locations, you can adjust your team site's regional settings. You can, for example, allow users to display a SharePoint 2013 site in a language other than the one specified by default. You can also adjust your own personal regional settings, such as the time zone, date format, and even the length of your work week. FREE ACCESS


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