Microsoft Whiteboard

Meet the freeform infinite digital canvas—where ideas, content, and people come together.

Diagrams of a chair in Microsoft Whiteboard showing casters and chair dimensions

Engage and collaborate anytime, anywhere

Whiteboard empowers students, teachers, and organizations to stay connected in today’s modern environment. Get the tools, tips, and information you need to help you and your organization or school work or learn remotely.

Collaborate in Microsoft Teams on ideas, at work or in the classroom, using Whiteboard


Learn how to manage Whiteboard for your organization.

End users

Sign in to Whiteboard for the web and start collaborating today.

Whiteboard keeps getting better

Learn about new features, innovations, and developments.

Collaborate in real time, wherever you are

Bring your team together on the same virtual canvas, around the world and across devices.
Photograph of a team marking up a web design image in Whiteboard; a photo of each team member appears on the board as they edit, to show where they are working.

Supercharge your classroom

Brainstorm and develop ideas together. With intuitive and interactive technology, Microsoft Whiteboard for Education gives students and teachers a place to create without constraints. 

Frequently asked questions


Download Microsoft Whiteboard from the Microsoft Store to a Windows 10 device, then sign in with your Microsoft account (Outlook, Hotmail, Live, Xbox, etc.) or Microsoft 365 account (work or school).

Download Microsoft Whiteboard from the Apple App Store to your iOS device (requires iOS 9 and iPhone 5s or later, iPad Mini 3 or later, iPad Air, or iPad Pro)1, then sign in with your Microsoft account (Outlook, Hotmail, Live, Xbox, etc.) or Microsoft 365 account (personal, work, or school).

The Whiteboard web app needs to be enabled by your organization’s Microsoft 365 administrator before it will become available for use. Once your administrator has enabled it, you can sign in here.

To use the Windows 10 or iOS apps, you must sign in with a Microsoft account (Outlook, Hotmail, Live, Xbox, etc.) or a Microsoft 365 account (personal, work, or school). To use the web app, you must sign in with a work or school Microsoft 365 account (after your administrator has enabled the service).

The Microsoft Whiteboard cloud service is automatically enabled for your organization. Your users will be able to sign in using the Microsoft Whiteboard apps for Windows 10 and iOS1, which are enabled by default.

The Microsoft Whiteboard web client is not enabled by default. To enable the web client for your users, go to the Microsoft 365 admin portal. Please see this support article for more details.

Microsoft Whiteboard for Windows 10 is available in all Windows regions in English only. It will roll out to other languages over the next few months.

The Whiteboard app for Windows 10 is a new version of the app on Surface Hub. Surface Hub customers can choose to stay on their current app, install the new app alongside their current app, or switch to the new app entirely. See here for more information.

The Whiteboard app for Windows 10 is supported on devices running Windows 10, including Surface Hubs.

The Whiteboard app for iOS is supported on iOS 9 or later, and requires an iPhone 5s or later, iPad Mini 3 or later, iPad Air, or iPad Pro.1
The Whiteboard web app is supported on most devices running an up-to-date major browser. The web app is not compatible with Windows Phone 8.1, the Kindle Silk browser, or extremely small form factor devices (such as smart watches).

To upgrade to the new Whiteboard app on Surface Hub(s), please see here.

The Windows 10 and iOS1 apps provide comparable levels of functionality, with some small differences: in iOS, Bing image search is not available, and you cannot ink to invite participants (you must type people’s names). The web currently allows users to create and join boards, create and erase ink, and view stacks, sticky notes, and images that others have added. Over time, all the apps will have feature parity.

The preview app will be upgraded to the new general availability version.

The Whiteboard apps for Windows 10, iOS1, and web are Tier C compliant, meaning that they conform to global standards including SOC 1, SOC 2, ISO 27001, HIPAA, and EU Model Clauses.

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1. Availability of mobile apps varies by country/region.