Thursday, June 18, 2015

Office ProPlus User Activation Management

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One of the most common requests I hear from Office 365 administrators is the desire to manage each users desktop Office software deployments. Until now only the user could do this in their own portal, but now if you go into the Office 365 admin portal as an administrator and select an active user,

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you’ll see a new option on the right called Office installations.

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If you then select the Edit hyperlink.

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You’ll get a window like the above slide out from the right. In there you see information about the installations of Office desktop software for that user. You will also have the ability to de-activate those installs, just like a user can do on their own via their portal.

A nice addition for administers of Office 365.

Here’s a short video from Microsoft on the feature.