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Assign licenses to one user

Use the new admin center to assign licenses to one user

The new admin center is available to all Microsoft 365 admins. You can opt in by selecting the Try the new admin center toggle located at the top of the Home page.

  1. In the admin center, go to the Users > Active users page.

  2. On the Active Users page, select the row of the user you want to assign a license to.

  3. In the right pane, select Licenses and Apps.

  4. Expand the Licenses section, select the boxes for the licenses that you want to assign, then select Save changes.

Use the old admin center to assign licenses to one user

  1. In the admin center, go to the Users > Active users page.
  1. Select the box next to the name of the user you want to assign a license to.

  2. In the right pane, in the Product licenses row, select Edit.

  3. In the Product licenses pane, switch the toggle to the On position for the license that you want to assign to this user.

    By default, all services associated with that license are automatically assigned to the user. You can limit which services are available to the user. Switch the toggles to the Off position for the services that you don't want that user to have.

  4. At the bottom of the Product licenses pane, select Save > Close > Close.