How to view Office documents in Outlook Web App 2016


This guide will help you to preview Word, Excel and PowerPoint documents directly in Exchange 2016’s OWA


You must have a Sherweb hosted Exchange 2016 account.

How to

  1. Log into OWA. Click here to learn how.



  1. In your Inbox, or any other folder, click on an email that contains an attached Office document.



  1. Click on Preview. Hover your mouse over the document icon to make the Preview link appear.



Note: You cannot edit the document, you can only view it. To edit the document, download the attachment and open it with the appropriate Office application.


  1. A new browser page appears and displays the document.



Applicable to

All Sherweb hosted Exchange 2016 accounts.