Enable Microsoft Whiteboard for your organization

Microsoft Whiteboard is a free-form, digital canvas where people, content, and ideas come together. Whiteboard enables teams to collaborate in real time, wherever you are, and gives your ideas room to grow with an infinite canvas designed for pen, touch, and keyboard.

How can Whiteboard be enabled or disabled?

Whiteboard is automatically enabled for applicable Office 365 tenants.

Windows 10, iOS, and web users in your tenant can download the app for their preferred platform and sign in, unless you’ve chosen to disable the service.

To enable or disable Whiteboard, do the following:

  1. Go to the Microsoft 365 Admin Center.

  2. On the Admin Center home page, go to Settings, and then choose Services & add-ins.

    In the Office 365 admin page, go to Settings and then choose Services & add-ins.
  3. On the Service & add-ins page, scroll down, and then choose Whiteboard.

    On the Services & add-ins page, choose Whiteboard.
  4. On the Whiteboard panel, toggle Turn Whiteboard on or off for your entire organization to On.

    On the Whiteboard panel, toggle Whiteboard on.
  5. Click Save.

How can Whiteboard for the web be enabled or disabled?

Whiteboard for the web is now included within the Turn Whiteboard on or off for your entire organization setting. 

Where is Whiteboard data stored?

For customers located in Europe, Microsoft Whiteboard now automatically stores all whiteboard content created as of June 4, 2019 in a regional datacenter. Previously created whiteboards will be migrated over the next few months. 

For customers located in the US or any other region, Microsoft Whiteboard stores all whiteboard content in the US. Support for additional regional datacenters is on the roadmap.

What compliance standards does Whiteboard meet?

Whiteboard on Windows 10, Surface Hub, iOS and web meet Tier C, which means that they conform to global standards including SOC 1, SOC 2, ISO 27001, HIPAA, and EU Model Clauses. 

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