Create Office 365 user from the portal

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Create Office 365 users


Objectives 1

Lab setup 2


After completing this lab, you will be able to:

  • Manage Office 365 users and licenses by using the Office 365 admin center

Note: The lab steps for this course change frequently due to updates to Office 365. Microsoft Learning updates the lab steps frequently, so they are not available in this manual.

Note: Do not install Office 365 Products in your personal machine. Please use the lab machines instead

Lab setup

Virtual machines: PLABDC01 and PLABWIN10

User Name: Administrator

Password: Passw0rd

Note: You will be using your Office 365 Trial Account that you created by following our lab guide. If you do not have your trial account, kindly get the lab guide and have one.

This course uses the Office 365 Admin center for all labs.

In all tasks:

  • Login to the office 365 portal using the account that you have created from the previous guide

This lab requires the following virtual machines (use only the VMs required for your lab):

  • PLABDC01
    • Sign in as Administrator by using the password Passw0rd

    • Sign in as Administrator by using the password Passw0rd
  1. Open Microsoft Edge, and then browse to

  1. Sign in using your trial account, that you created by following our lab guide

  1. On the Office 365 portal, select Admin.

  1. On the menu on the left side, point to Users, and then select Active users.

  1. Select Add a user.

  1. On the New User page, in the First name text box, type Lindsey.

  1. In the Last name text box, type Gates.
  2. Notice the Display name text box is automatically filled in as Lindsey Gates.
  3. In the Username text box, type Lindsey.
  4. Verify that is listed in the text box after the @ character.
  5. Expand Product licenses. Assign Microsoft 365 Business Standard.
  6. Skip the Optional Settings for now

  1. Select Close.

January 20, 2022

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