Updates to Organizational Theming in Microsoft 365 admin center

Published 04-28-2021 03:56 PM 1,688 Views
Microsoft

We are so excited to announce an enhanced theming experience for tenants. We have started rolling out the improvements and will be generally available by late May 2021. Through the Microsoft 365 admin center, start playing around with colors and logos and assign custom themes to different Microsoft 365 groups in your organization! The organizational theme is what appears in the top navigation bar for people in your organization.

 

Creating a new theme dialogueCreating a new theme dialogue

 

How to get started

To get started, in the Microsoft 365 admin center navigate to Settings > Org Settings > Organizational profile click on Organizational Themes. From there you can add up to 4 custom themes. Each theme can be customized with different logos and colors. Admins can specify theme logos and specify the URL where users will navigate to when they select the logo.

 

Applying a custom themeApplying a custom theme

 

What is exciting about these improvements?

  1. Specify a different logo for dark mode
  2. Create themes for different groups
  3. Get instant accessibility feedback on your theme

 

Read more about the exciting updates here!

 

3 Comments
Senior Member

Handy feature, but too bad it's just for 5 themes. We've got 6 different schools in our organization with all custom logo's...

Microsoft

Thanks for the feedback! We're keeping an eye out on how organizations use themes and we'll revisit the need for expanding the number of themes supported. 

Senior Member

Same here, company has has locations at 13 countries. With the announcement we were thrilled to apply a custom theme for each country applying a custom logo for each of them. After we figured out the limits we axed it completely as we cannot roll it out to 6 and leave the other 7 in the cold and dark, hence you will not get any usage counts from us sorry!

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