Hide an Enterprise application in Azure Active Directory

Learn how to hide enterprise applications in Azure Active Directory. When an application is hidden, users still have permissions to the application.

Prerequisites

  • Application administrator privileges are required to hide an application from the My Apps portal and Microsoft 365 launcher.

  • Global administrator privileges are required to hide all Microsoft 365 applications.

Hide an application from the end user

Use the following steps to hide an application from My Apps portal and Microsoft 365 application launcher.

  1. Sign in to the Azure portal as the global administrator for your directory.
  2. Select Azure Active Directory.
  3. Select Enterprise applications.
  4. Under Application Type, select Enterprise Applications, if it isn't already selected.
  5. Search for the application you want to hide, and select the application.
  6. Select No for the Visible to users? question.
  7. Select Save.

Note

These instructions apply only to Enterprise applications.

Use Azure AD PowerShell to hide an application

To hide an application from the My Apps portal, you can manually add the HideApp tag to the service principal for the application. Run the following AzureAD PowerShell commands to set the application's Visible to Users? property to No.

Connect-AzureAD

$objectId = "<objectId>"
$servicePrincipal = Get-AzureADServicePrincipal -ObjectId $objectId
$tags = $servicePrincipal.tags
$tags += "HideApp"
Set-AzureADServicePrincipal -ObjectId $objectId -Tags $tags

Hide Microsoft 365 applications from the My Apps portal

Use the following steps to hide all Microsoft 365 applications from the My Apps portal. The applications are still visible in the Office 365 portal.

  1. Sign in to the Azure portal as a global administrator for your directory.
  2. Select Azure Active Directory.
  3. Select Users.
  4. Select User settings.
  5. Under Enterprise applications, select Manage how end users launch and view their applications.
  6. For Users can only see Office 365 apps in the Office 365 portal, select Yes.
  7. Select Save.

Next steps