Configure Office 365 Enterprise services and applications

When you configure Office 365 to support an enterprise organization, it's important to plan exactly what steps you want to take, when to perform them, and who will perform them. If you've opted out of FastTrack deployment and aren't finding what you need in our basic deployment steps, this is the place to start.

Ready to configure your Office 365 services and applications?

Our basic set up instructions help you get everyone using your Office 365 services and applications in the shortest time possible. Sometimes getting things configured before everyone starts using them is preferred. For example if you want to configure mail routing , file storage, or sharing policies.

If you want help getting Office 365 set up, FastTrack is the easiest way to deploy Office 365, you can also sign in and use the Deployment advisors for Office 365 services.

Choose one or more resources

Office 365 Suite

Add your company branding to Office 365 Sign In Page

Add customized help desk info to the Office 365 help pane

Add integration with Azure AD and other applications.

Learn more about using groups to collaborate with email, calendar, documents, and chat.

Configure Information Protection across Office 365

Activate and use mobile device management in Office 365

Monitor Office 365 connectivity

Email (Exchange Online)

Get ready to migrate with Exchange Hybrid using the Exchange Deployment Assistant.

Use the Exchange migration advisor to get customized set up guidance.

Set up Exchange Online Protection.

Sites (SharePoint Online)

Configure hybrid functionality between SharePoint Server 2013 and Office 365.

Create and use site templates to customize the look and feel of SharePoint Online.

Use the SharePoint Online Planning Guide or the SharePoint Online deployment advisor to plan and configure additional features.

Manage your Office 365 Video portal

IM and online meetings (Skype for Business Online)

Configure hybrid functionality between your existing Lync Server 2013 or Skype for Business 2015 environment and Office 365.

Set up Skype for Business Online and configure common features such as call routing, conference calling, and sharing.

Use the Skype for Business deployment advisor to get customized set up guidance.

File storage and sharing (OneDrive for Business and SharePoint Online

Where you can store documents in Office 365: Learn when you should use OneDrive for Business to store files and when you should use Office 365 team sites.

Video - How to move files to Office 365 and sync across devices (3:40): See how easy it is to upload files in OneDrive for Business and your Office 365 team site.

Start using OneDrive for Business and a team site for file storage and online collaboration: Get all the steps for uploading files to OneDrive for Business and your Office 365 team site. Learn tips for file sharing.

Use the OneDrive for Business setup guide to get customized set up guidance.

Office 365 applications

Office 365 administrators should use the Office 2016 Deployment Guide for Mac, PC, or Mobile to get help planning an enterprise Office 365 ProPlus deployment or upgrade.

Power BI for Office 365 Admin Center

Office Delve for Office 365 admins

Frequently asked questions about Sway

Get started with Project Online.

Microsoft Intune deployment advisor.

Enterprise Social (Yammer)

Use Yammer with Office 365.

Use the Yammer Enterprise setup guide to get customized set up guidance.

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See Also

Managing Office 365 endpoints

Deployment advisors for Office 365 services

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