Live@EDU Additional Features
In addition to Email and Calendar services available via Live@EDU, JCU students also have access to Microsoft SkyDrive and Office Web Apps.
Is your personal online storage space, with 7GB of anywhere access. Keep your files private and secure, share them with contacts, or make them public. The main benefits of using SkyDrive are:
Get 7GB of free online storage;
Store, access, and share thousands of documents, photos, and Microsoft Office files;
Access files from anywhere online & view photos from most web-enabled mobile phones anywhere you have Internet access;
Control who sees what with password protection;
Drag and Drop: Uploading content is as easy as dragging and dropping the files from your computer onto the Web (requires Microsoft Silverlight installed);
Working on a project with classmates? With shared folders, the whole team can upload, download, and collaborate on documents and other files.
To access SkyDrive login to Webmail using your JCU email address and password then select the More drop-down menu from the top of the page.
More information and instructions on using SkyDrive can be found here:
Office Web Apps
Is a web-based version of Microsoft Office productivity suite. It includes the web-based versions of Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint, and Microsoft OneNote. The Web Apps allow users to access their documents directly from anywhere within a web browser as well as share files and collaborate with other users online. The main benefits of using Office Web Apps are:
Always have the tools you need
When you store your Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and OneNote files online, Office Web Apps enable you to make updates from virtually any computer with an Internet connection. You can also access and view your files from your mobile device.
Work better together
Office Web Apps make it easy to work together with everyone on your team, regardless of what version of Microsoft Office they use and whether they work on a PC or a Mac.
What you see is what you get
Office Web Apps provide high-fidelity viewing of your document so your content looks its best. From images and footnotes, to table borders and text effects, viewers see the file with great document fidelity and consistent formatting.
Get started right away
You don't have to spend time learning new programs. Office Web Apps have a familiar Office interface and include some of the same tools you already use today. And, when you need to access additional features, it takes just one click to open the file in the corresponding Microsoft Office program on your desktop.
More information and instructions on using Office Web Apps can be found here:
To access Office Web Apps login to Webmail using your JCU email address and password then select the Office drop-down menu from the top of the page.
JCU does not provide direct support for the additional SkyDrive and Office Web Apps services available with Live@EDU. For assistance with these services please visit Microsoft Help.
Comprehensive self-help support material is also available on the following Microsoft websites:
You can also ask Microsoft a question in Forums (outlookliveanswers.com/forums) - login at the top right of the page then scroll down to the bottom right and click "Ask a Question in the Forums" Or read some Frequently Asked Questions at the Windows Live Account Help Center