MyAnalytics setup for Office 365 Administrators
The steps in this topic describe how to set up MyAnalytics for the users in your organization. Before you begin setup, complete the following:
- Prerequisite software. Make sure that the plans and environments for MyAnalytics are in place.
- Data privacy. Read the MyAnalytics privacy guide to understand the ways in which privacy is built into MyAnalytics and to learn the aspects that you can configure to address specific privacy requirements.
To set up MyAnalytics, complete the tasks in this checklist:
|Step 1 - Configure user settings||Office 365 Administrators||Configure MyAnalytics for each user in your organization.|
|Step 2 - Assign MyAnalytics licenses to users||Office 365 Administrators||Assign licenses to users, which lets them see the statistics and other information that MyAnalytics presents.|
Step 1: Configure user settings
Use the following options to configure MyAnalytics for each user in your organization. You can change these default behaviors for any user by setting the PrivacyMode parameter:
|PrivacyMode||Licensed user||Unlicensed user|
|Opt-in (This is the default setting)||
The following applies when you use the default settings:
- All users in your organization, whether or not they have MyAnalytics licenses issued to them, are opted-in.
- Licensed users will have MyAnalytics automatically enabled for them after a license is assigned to them. If you want your licensed users to instead have the choice to opt-in, you must change the default settings.
Use Exchange Online PowerShell to run cmdlets to set or get MyAnalytics user settings
For more information about the Exchange Online PowerShell, see Connect to Exchange Online PowerShell.
PrivacyMode has three different settings: Excluded, Opt-in, and Opt-out, as described in the following table.
Configure MyAnalytics settings for a user with the following cmdlet:
Set-UserAnalyticsConfig –Identity <string> [PrivacyMode <string>]
|Identity||Yes||User ID for the current user as stored in Azure Active Directory (AAD).||-|
Get MyAnalytics settings for a user with the following cmdlet:
Get-UserAnalyticsConfig –Identity <string>
|Identity||Yes||User ID for the current user as stored in AAD||-|
Step 2: Assign MyAnalytics licenses to users
You have to assign a MyAnalytics license to each user who should see statistics from MyAnalytics. For information on how to do this, see Assign licenses to users in Office 365 for business. If you don’t want a user to see any statistics from MyAnalytics, just remove the MyAnalytics license from the user.
Assigning MyAnalytics licenses turns MyAnalytics on for participants. Before you do this, you might want to notify them in email that MyAnalytics will soon become available. To help you with this notification, consider using this email template. You can download it, customize it with your company’s information, and then email it to the new MyAnalytics participants. For more information about MyAnalytics onboarding and adoption, see Adopt MyAnalytics.
After you assign a user license, the new MyAnalytics participant will gain access to the elements of MyAnalytics over the days that follow, as described here:
Welcome email is sent. Three days after you assign licenses, your users will receive a welcome email from MyAnalytics. They do not receive this welcome email outside of their work week. If the third day after license assignment is a Saturday (which for most users is outside the work week), the welcome email arrives on the following Monday. For more information, see Welcome email.
MyAnalytics elements become available. After users receive the welcome email, they have access to the elements of MyAnalytics:
- MyAnalytics personal dashboard. Users can visit the Myanalytics personal dashboard.
- Outlook add-in. Users can see the MyAnalytics add-in in Microsoft Outlook.
- Weekly email digest. Users will begin to receive the MyAnalytics email digest. It arrives weekly, on Mondays, starting the first week after they receive the welcome email.