387 votesAnonymous commented
Are you familiar with this feature? Does this solve your needs? If not, why not? https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/microsoft-365/blog/2016/05/25/office-online-chat-with-your-co-editors-in-real-time/
3 votesAnonymous commented
The location of the version history button was moved back to its original location in the backstage of Word, PowerPoint & Excel. If you go to File > Info, you should be able to find it under "Manage versions".
Here's a link to a support article with more information on steps with screenshots: https://support.office.com/en-us/article/view-previous-versions-of-office-files-5c1e076f-a9c9-41b8-8ace-f77b9642e2c2