Add Project Online to a site collection

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Adding Project Online to an existing site collection helps you use the permissions and users that you have already set up. It also lets you bring SharePoint tasks into Project Online, and share your enterprise projects on your team or project site. You can have Project Online on up to three different site collections.   

Tip:  To learn more about using SharePoint and Project Online together, take a look at Overview: View a SharePoint task list in Project Web App.

To enable Project Online on an existing site collection:

  1. Log on to the Microsoft Office 365 portal site.

    Tip If you’re not sure of your User ID, refer to the ‘Get Started with Microsoft Office 365’ email message that includes your User ID and other account information.

  2. In the app launcher The icon that looks like a waffle and represents a button click that will reveal multiple application tiles for selection. , select Admin.

  3. In the admin center, under Admin centers, select SharePoint.

  4. Hover over the URL for the site collection where you want to enable Project Online, and then select the check box that appears to the left of the URL.

    Site Collections check box

    Important:  You can only add Project Online to a site collection that uses the Team Site or Project Site template.

  5. Click Project Web App on the ribbon, and then click Add.

    Project Web App > Add

  6. On the dialog box that appears, click Enable to add Project Online to the site collection.

    Note:  After setting up the site, wait 15 minutes before using it, so that Project Online can finish installing.

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