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ChromeOS and Microsoft 365 will start playing nicer with each other this year

January 31, 2023

Google and Microsoft don’t always take pains to make sure their products work great together—Google originally declared Microsoft’s Chromium-based Edge browser “not supported” by the Google Drive web apps; Microsoft is always trying to make you use Bing—but it looks like Google’s ChromeOS will start working a bit better with the Microsoft 365 service later this year.

Google says ChromeOS will add a “new integration” for Microsoft 365, making it easier to install the app and adding built-in support for OneDrive in ChromeOS’ native Files app. This should allow users to search for and access OneDrive files the same way they get to local files, or files stored in their Google Drive account.

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