Add more users to Microsoft 365 Business

Add new users

Watch a short video about adding a user.

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To add a user:

  1. Go to the admin center at

  2. In the left navigation pane, choose Users > Active users.

  3. On the Active users page, choose Add a user.

  4. In the New user panel, type the required information.

    You can enter more information under Contact information, choose how you set the password under Password setting, and assign roles under Roles.

    Enter user information in the New user card

    In the Product licenses section, set the Microsoft 365 Business product license setting to On.

    Set the license setting to On position

For more information about adding users, see Add users individually or in bulk.