What's new in the SharePoint admin center

We're continuously adding new features to the new SharePoint admin center and fixing issues we learn about. Here's a summary of what's included. You can help us improve the admin center by sending us your suggestions and reporting bugs you encounter. In the lower-right corner of the admin center, click the Feedback button.


The new SharePoint admin center is supported in Microsoft Edge, Internet Explorer, Chrome, Firefox, and Safari.
Some functionality is introduced gradually to organizations that have opted in to the Targeted release option in Office 365. This means that you may not yet see some features described in this article.

June 2019

  • The new SharePoint admin center is set as the default experience unless you select to open the classic SharePoint admin center by default (on the Settings page).
  • On the Active sites page, you can select multiple sites and bulk edit sharing and hub association settings.
  • Classic SharePoint admin features such as Term Store, User Profiles, Search, Apps, and more are available from the Classic features page so you can access them directly from the new SharePoint admin center.

In case you missed it

Home page and left pane

  • Two charts, along with messages and service health filtered to SharePoint Online

  • Links to the Microsoft 365 admin center for detailed reports, message center posts, and service health info

  • Links to the OneDrive admin center and SharePoint Migration Tool

  • A geo location selector for organizations that have set up Multi-Geo in OneDrive and SharePoint

Active sites page

  • A list that includes the new types of sites that users create: team sites that belong to Office 365 groups and communication sites

  • The ability to create sites (including sites that belong to Office 365 groups and communication sites) using the same experience available to users

  • Extensive site info and insights such as site name, template, file and sharing info, and date created and modified

  • The ability to sort, filter, and customize columns, as well as search by all text fields

  • The ability to view and filter by hub association, and change a site's hub association

  • Built-in views and the ability to create custom views

  • The ability to edit site-level sharing status

  • Export to CSV

  • Support for locked sites and sites on hold

Deleted sites page

  • A list of deleted sites with time deleted

  • The ability to restore sites individually

  • The ability to permanently delete sites, except sites connected to an Office 365 group

Sharing page

  • Organization-level external sharing settings, and file and folder link settings

Access control page

  • The ability to create policies that restrict access from unmanaged devices, sign out users from inactive browser sessions, allow access from only specific IP addresses, and block access from apps that don't use modern authentication.

Settings page

  • Settings for sync (if your organization used the previous sync app), notifications, site storage limits, default admin experience, and site creation

API management page

  • The ability to view pending and approved web API permissions and approve or reject access requests