General Tips

How to - Access shared OneNote Files


When you revceive a link to a shared OneNote Notebook from your teacher, please follow the steps below.


You will recieve an email that looks like the following image. You will need to select the Open button on the email.

Once you have selected the Open button you will be brought to the following internet page.

You will be required to sign in with your school email account. e.g. 


Once you have logged in, the OneNote you have selected will open and you should be able to access it. You may need to open the file in the OneNote app installed on your device. In this case, click the 'Open in OneNote' button shown below.


If your email link to the OneNote file does not work and comes up with an error, please follow the steps shown below.


Step 1:

Go Onto the Tenison Woods College Portal page and click the Office 365 link.


Step 2:

You will then be asked to log in. use your school email account to do so (e.g. and the following page should appear. Then select the OneNote button.


Step 3:

‚ÄčOnce you are in OneNote there are three options at the top of your page. Select the button that says 'Shared with me'. Then select the notebook that you wish to open.



If you run into any issues, please see or contact the TWC ICT Department. You can log a support ticket through the TWC Portal Page. (See Page).


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