General - Sprint 166 Update


Pay for users once across multiple organizations

If you have more than one Azure DevOps organization, you can now turn on multi-organization billing. With multi-organization billing you will pay for each Basic or Basic + Test Plan user once, for all organizations under the same billing Azure subscription. Multi-organization billing applies to the Azure subscription, but can be set from any organization that uses it for billing.

You can turn on multi-organization billing from Organization Settings -> Billing -> Configure user billing.


To decide if multi-org billing is the right choice for you, read the multi-org billing FAQ.

Assign a new owner to your orphaned organization

An organization can become orphaned when the Owner and all Project Collection Administrators are inactive in Azure Active Directory. Now, any Azure DevOps Administrator can claim ownership of orphaned organizations when the existing owners are inactive or they have left the company.

To learn more about how to claim ownership of orphaned organizations, see the documentation here.

Next steps


These features will roll out over the next two to three weeks.

Head over to Azure DevOps and take a look.

How to provide feedback

We would love to hear what you think about these features. Use the help menu to report a problem or provide a suggestion.

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You can also get advice and your questions answered by the community on Stack Overflow.


Aaron Hallberg