How to Add Royalty Free Images and Icons in Microsoft 365

Microsoft 365 allows its subscribers to make the most of a library that contains thousands of royalty-free images and icons. You can use these icons and images in presentations, emails, workbooks, and documents in MS Office for PowerPoint, Word, Excel, and SharePoint online. For now, only Microsoft 365 subscribers can use these images and icons. But the company plans to make it an open platform so that other apps can also use the collections. Microsoft 365 also promises to refresh the library with more images frequently.

Here’s how you can add royalty free images, icons, and much more using Microsoft 365.

First, you need to sign in to your Microsoft 365 profile. Those who are not Microsoft 365 subscribers must create a new profile if they want to use these icons and images.

1. Open a Microsoft 365 file and go to Insert. From the dropdown list, select Pictures. You will get three options: This Device, Stock Images, and Online Pictures. Click on Stock Images.

2. This will open a whole bunch of options divided into four categories:

• Stock images
• Cutout People
• Icons
• Stickers

Stock images have various categories also like individuality, scenic, motion, dark, business, landscape, learning, symbol, and growth. You will also find various types of icons, such as holidays, commerce, analytics, arts, signs and symbols, nature, and tools.

3. Select one of the categories from stock images, cutout people, icons, and stickers. Microsoft 365 will narrow down the images and icons according to the category you choose. Alternatively, you can also use the search box on top to find any relevant image from the entire collection.

4. Once you find the images or icons, select the ones you need and click on Insert. You can now add the selected stickers, images, cutout people, and icons in your Excel and PowerPoint presentation.

This new update from Microsoft 365 is a blessing for many who want to create innovative content. The high-quality curated images can make your presentation look fantastic. Plus, if you want to give a humorous touch to your presentations, you can choose from the funny cutout people.

Microsoft 365 has also promised to add more premium content in the next few months. But you need to subscribe to Microsoft 365 first. The advantage of becoming a Microsoft 365 is you can enjoy these perks for your lifetime. Whether you want to use these images in your presentation or just make your Excel sheet look creative, all you need to do is find a few royalty free images from the library and use them in your file.

These icons and images are not only available for MS Office but also for Microsoft Outlook. You can now send emails to your employees with stickers and cutout people. It’s a fun way to interact with team members. In fact, you will find many stickers similar to the ones you see on WhatsApp. With so many benefits available, you should subscribe to Microsoft 365 now and start using these features right away.