How to find and install Whiteboard

Whiteboard is available in different versions; a web app, a desktop app for Windows and a mobile app for iOS.

Find the Whiteboard Web App

To access Whiteboard on the Web:
  1. Go to the university website for Office 365
  2. Log in with your Umu ID and password
  3. You will find an icon for Whiteboard in the bottom left column.

Option 1 to download Whiteboard to Windows

  1. Open the Software Center on your computer.
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  2. Locate Microsoft Whiteboard in the list of applications.
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  3. Click the Microsoft Whiteboard icon.
  4. Then click ‘Install’ .

Option 2 to download Whiteboard to Windows

  1. Open the Microsoft Store on your computer.
  2. Use the search function to find the Microsoft Whiteboard.
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  3. Once you’ve found the app, select ‘Get
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  4. If you get a dialogue box asking you to log in, select ‘No‘.
  5. Your Microsoft Whiteboard download and installation should now start. It may take some time to install.
  6. Microsoft Whiteboard is now ready to use on your computer!
  7. When you open the app for the first time, you may be asked to log in. Then log in with: umuid@ad.umu.se + Umui-id password.

Frequently asked questions about Whiteboard

Whiteboard FAQ

Who can use Whiteboard?

Whiteboard is available to all students and staff at Umeå University. It is currently not possible to invite external participants to participate in a Whiteboard.

Can we work on the whiteboard at the same time?

Yes you can! In Whiteboard you can work together, in real time, on your whiteboard.

Can I export the results?

Yes, it is possible to export the result to PNG or SVG. You can also choose to publish in a team, send to a OneNote or send it by email.

Do I have to use the web interface?

No, there is an app to download for Windows and iOS.

Why can I not see the templates that my colleague has mounted on the Whiteboard?

You probably use different versions of Whiteboard. To be able to take part of all the material you all need to use the downloaded app.

Where can I find Whiteboard?

There are several versions of Whiteboard to use. You will find more information in the manual for how to get and install Whiteboard.

Get/download Whiteboard

How do I save my Whiteboard?

Your Whiteboard is saved automatically and is available on the “Home page” for Whiteboard.