How To Use Custom Domains with Office 365

New Microsoft easy-to-navigate setup wizard helps organizations setp up custom domains with Office 365 faster and easier.

Microsoft's Office 365 subscription serives allows organizations email, document sharing, and communications technology usign their own custom domains.

In a blog post, Microsoft notes that 50% of the organizations that sign-up Office 365 have custom domains and, of those, "35% of them purchase their domain through GoDaddy's domain registration service."

Until now, these Office 365 customers had to go to to connect their domain with Office 365 for email and other services by manually adding DNS records, one-by-one. Now, Microsoft has created an easy-to-navigate setup wizard to bring custom domains to Office 365 faster and easier. However, for those who'd prefer manual domain setup, they can still select that option.

Custome domain setup wizard for Office 365 with GoDaddy

"Simply sign in using your GoDaddy credentials while walking through the Office 365 domain integration setup wizard. Office 365 will add all the required DNS records to your GoDaddy domain for you," Microsoft explains.

Microsoft has also created a video tutorial outlining how to do this with ease:

In this episode of the Garage Series for Office 365, Microsoft looks at the new real-time co-authoring for Office Web Apps across Windows, iOS and Android.

"We walk you through real-time co-authoring beyond pure text editing across word, PowerPoint and at a cell level in Excel, as well as net new capabilities previously only available on the desktop," Microsoft wrote.