Learn Office 365: How to Create a Tenant


Keep in mind that,

  • Microsoft doesn’t allow you to change a tenant name after it has been chosen.
  • Your location cannot be changed again after signing up since Microsoft use regional information to deliver the right services
  • Creating multiple tenants can be an option if multiple companies are operating independently in an organization

There are Three main Office 365 Subscription Options namely,

  • Office 365 Business [Office 365 Business Essentials, Office 365 Business, Office 365 Business Premium]
  • Office 365 Education [Office 365 Education, Office 365 Education E5]
  • Office 365 Enterprise [Office 365 ProPlus, Office 365 Enterprise E1, Office 365 Enterprise E3, Office 365 Enterprise E5]

More at https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/office-365-plan-options.aspx


Visit https://products.office.com/en-us/business/explore-office-365-for-business

Choose see plans and pricing…


Go for appropriate plan (free trial is available for testing purposes)


In this scenario free trial is chosen

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Provide appropriate Details (keep in mind that the location cannot be changed again)

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Create the User ID…

When you enter this information, Office 365 will generate a default domain name based on the company name you supply. The default domain name will end with .onmicrosoft.com.


Validate the sign up using text me or call me


After couple of more steps your account is created and will look like this… If you want you can use the old admin center (Choose go to the old admin center)


After signing out use https://login.microsoftonline.com/ to Sign in to your account



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