Friday, August 12, 2011

Office 365: Changing the Domain of the Admin Account

When you first sign up for Office 365, an admin account is created using the Microsoft Online domain. After you add a custom domain to your Office 365 service you may want to change the initial user to use that domain as well. You can't modify the domain of the admin user while you are logged in as the admin.

Therefore, you must create a new user account with administrative privledges:





Once you have created a new user with admin privledges, login as that user and then modify the original Admin user:


You may now change the domain of the initial admin user:



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