A simple way to discover, find, use and manage your Office content across locations, devices and platforms.

Content Chooser for Office, Word
Content Chooser for Office, Excel
Content Chooser for Office, PowerPoint
Content Chooser for Outlook, Outlook
Content Chooser for Office, OneNote
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Launching and Connecting


Content Chooser Ribbon

Once the «Content Chooser» App, respectively the «Content Chooser for Outlook» App has been assigned to you or you have acquired it via the Office Store/AppSource, it will automatically appear in the «Insert» tab in Word, Excel, PowerPoint and OneNote. In Outlook it will appear in the «Message» tab when editing an e-mail message and in the «Appointment» tab when editing a calendar entry. To launch the App just click on the «Contents» button.

Supported Office applications


Please note: Dependent on the capabilities of the platform the «Content Chooser» might be available or not on different platforms for different Office applications.


Content Chooser Welcome Page

To get started with the «Content Chooser» you need to connect it with your Office 365 work or school account or with your personal Microsoft Account. Click the «Connect» (1) button to start the process. The actual sign in experience is provided by Microsoft.


The first time you connect the App you might be asked to consent to the permissions the App requires. Please go through those permissions carefully and grant consent as the App requires these permissions to function. If you do not grant consent the App will not work for you.


The navigation within the App is split into two sections, the «Libraries» and «User» menu.


Content Chooser navigation

The «Libraries» menu (1) will provide access to all of your content libraries. Use this menu to switch between libraries.

User Menu

The «User» menu (2) will provide links to resources such as «Yammer», our «Feedback form», the App «Roadmap», the «Settings» page, the «About» page and the App documentation (website). Additionally, it will allow you to sign-out of the App.

Please note: Dependent on the officeatwork App settings for your Office 365 tenant the items available in the «User» menu can vary.

Getting Help

Learn more… & Info button

Content Chooser getting help

Here and there you will see some «Learn more» links (1) spread around the App. Those links will take you to a new Web page that will explain further details specific to a topic.

The «Info» button (1) will provide you some more info relevant to the topic right within the App without leaving the App.


Join our «Yammer» network and participate in our discussion around the officeatwork 365 Apps and to learn about coming updates. You will find a link to our «Yammer» network in the «More» menu called «Yammer Community» (2).

Please note: Dependent on the officeatwork App settings for your Office 365 tenant the «Yammer Community» and «Send us your Feedback» option might not be available to you.