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Manage Dashboard In Microsoft 365 Admin Center

Let us learn about the new admin center to manage Office 365. Also, we will see how to add or remove cards in the home page of the Admin Center.

Office 365 Admin Center is now renamed to Microsoft 365 Admin Center and the UI is also revamped. Though, the updated version is currently in preview mode. Here, we will get an overview of the newly revamped page too.

Microsoft 365 = Windows 10 + Office 365 + (Enterprise + Mobility). So the new Admin Center enables us to manage all the three different platforms on a single location.

The old Admin Center looked like below.
 
Manage Dashboard in Microsoft 365 Admin Center 

Toggle “Try the Preview” option available in the top right corner of the page to turn on the new layout. It looks like below.

Manage Dashboard in Microsoft 365 Admin Center 

Similar to the old Admin UI, we can manage the widgets/cards on the page in this new layout too. Additionally, we can drag and drop the cards wherever we want.

Adding Card/Widget to the dashboard

To add a new card, click on the "Add Card" link available on the top right. This will open a panel on the right side with available cards. We have to click to drag & drop these cards wherever we want.

Manage Dashboard in Microsoft 365 Admin Center 

At present, Microsoft Admin Center has the below 8 cards.

  • User Management
  • Billing
  • Azure Active Directory
  • Service Health
  • Message Center
  • Office 365 Active users report
  • Office 365 Software
  • Training and Guides
  • Data Loss Prevention Report
Removing a card/widget from the dashboard

To remove a card from the Admin dashboard, click on the ellipses (…) available on the card header and then click the Remove menu. After removing, the card will be moved to the “Add Card’ right-side panel.