# Getting started with Windows PowerShell in Office 365

Summary: Get started using Windows PowerShell to manage Office 365.

Windows PowerShell allows you to manage Office 365 using a single point of administration by using automated and scripted actions and streamlines your daily work. Learn how to connect to all the Office 365 services by using a single Windows PowerShell window, perform your tasks, and then correctly disconnect your session.

## Connect to Office 365 by using a single Windows PowerShell window

Windows PowerShell allows you to manage Office 365 in separate windows for Exchange Online, Lync Online, SharePoint Online, and Office 365, but did you know you can manage all of these from a single Windows PowerShell window? You can, and this topic tells you how to connect to each of these services:

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