Open the Term Store management tool

If your organization uses managed term sets to implement formal taxonomies, you can use the Term Store management tool to import or create the term sets. If you're a Term Store Administrator, follow these steps to open the Term Store management tool.

  1. Go to the Site Settings page for a site that you own.
  2. Under Site Administration, select Term store management.

The Term Store Management Tool.

If you're a global or SharePoint admin in Office 365, you can access the Term Store management tool from the SharePoint admin center.

  1. Sign in to as a global or SharePoint admin. (If you see a message that you don't have permission to access the page, you don't have Office 365 administrator permissions in your organization.)


    If you have Office 365 Germany, sign in at If you have Office 365 operated by 21Vianet (China), sign in at Then select the Admin tile to open the admin center.

  2. In the left pane, under Admin centers, select SharePoint. (You might need to select Show all to see the list of admin centers.) If the classic SharePoint admin center appears, select Open it now at the top of the page to open the new SharePoint admin center.

  3. Select Classic features.

  4. Under term store, click Open.