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Windows 11 FAQ

Windows 11 in the Cloud

1. How do I connect with the cloud?

You need a Windows account such as a hotmail or live address e.g. or
You can create one when you access and select Create free account.Alternatively, if are installing Windows 11, or already have Windows 11, you can run Settings, Accounts, Email & Accounts and Add a Microsoft Account and click the No account? Create one! link

Add account

2. Can I save documents to the cloud?

Yes, it is possible by using OneDrive. Savings documents to OneDrive, means that you can view, edit and manage your documents from anywhere from home, work or on the move. If you open File Explorer, you can see OneDrive listed. You can also share documents with others (they will need Microsoft accounts too).

One Drive

OneDrive also has access to web apps including Word, Excel, Powerpoint and OneNote, click on the app icon at the top left and select your application to work with.

Web apps

3. Can I communicate with my family and friends over the cloud?

Windows comes with Skype which includes voice communication over the internet, instant chat, video, conferencing , share screens and files. Visit the Skype or Teams site for download and more information. To learn skype, try this tutorial from How Stuff Works site and try this Teams demo.


4. What else can I use over the cloud?

In Windows 11 you can install new apps from the Windows Store for any additional apps for your favourite subject.

Apps installed include Alarms & Clock, Calendar, Camera, Cortana, Films & TV, Get Help, Groove Music, Mail and Calendar,
Microsoft News, Microsoft OneDrive, Microsoft Photos, Microsoft Teams, Microsoft To Do, Notepad, Paint, People,
Power Automate, Tips, Voice Recorder, Weather, Windows Terminal, XBox, XBox Game Bar, XBox Live and Your Phone.


5. Can I use Windows Azure with Windows 11?

Yes, you can use Windows Azure with Windows 11. You can even join your PC to a Windows Azure AD domain.

6. Are there other cloud services I can use instead of Microsofts?

Yes, other big names include Apple's iCloud, Google Apps or Workspace, and Adobe such as Online photo editor and Acrobat Online.

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