How to Use Microsoft Editor for Outlook and Word

Try out the new Microsoft feature on your devices

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  • Microsoft Editor is here to help you improve your writing skills.
  • With a Microsoft 365 account, you get premium Editor features in Word and Outlook.
  • The Editor can be turned off via Settings if it bothers you.
how to use microsoft editor in word and outlook

Recently, Microsoft released the new Microsoft Editor for Microsoft Office 365 Word and Outlook. In addition to this, it also released a Microsoft Editor extension for Chrome and Edge.

By offering AI-powered writing suggestions, Microsoft Editor goes beyond the usual corrections and becomes more powerful than its competitors.

The AI-based tool aims to improve your writing in Word, Outlook, Chrome, and Edge. Below, we compiled a few steps on how you can use and install it.


How can I use Microsoft Editor?

1. Use the Editor in Word

how to use microsoft editor in Word

Microsoft Editor is included in Word for the web. Once you sign in to your Microsoft account, you should see the editor right away in the menu bar.

To use the Editor, go to the Home tab and choose Editor. Now you can use Microsoft Editor to check your document on different issues such as clarity or grammar.


2. Use Microsoft Editor for Outlook

how to use microsoft editor in Outlook

1. Launch Outlook.

2. Navigate to Settings.

3. Go to Account.

4. Click on Editor to toggle it on or off.

5. If you decide to use the Editor, you can select or deselect suggestion types (SpellingGrammar, or Writing Refinement).

The Microsoft Editor is included on the Outlook app by default or with a Microsoft 365 subscription for Outlook.com. However, if it is not turned on, you can to it manually turn the Editor on via the app’s Settings. Likewise, it can be turned back off just as easily.


3. Add the editor to Chrome

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  1. Open Google Chrome
  2. Go to Microsoft Editor on Chrome
  3. Click on Add to Chrome
  4. Next click on Add extension
  5. Choose the extension button in the toolbar
  6. Sign in with your Microsoft Account (or register a new one)

4. Add the Editor to Edge

how to use microsoft editor on Edge
  1. Open Microsoft Edge
  2. Go to Microsoft Editor on Edge Add-ons web site.
  3. Click on the Get button
  4. Click on Add extension
  5. Click on the extension button in the toolbar
  6. Sign in with your Microsoft Account (or register a new one)

5. Use the Microsoft Editor on Mac

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You can use the Editor on Mac as long as you have purchased a Microsoft 365 subscription. It can be found as soon as you press the Home button in Word.

We hope this guide was useful and you can easily install and start writing using the AI grammar assistant – Microsoft Editor.

If you have any useful recommendations on working with Microsoft Editor, feel free to use the comments section below.


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