Office 365 – SharePoint Online: Default admin experience setting
In this article I’ll discuss new setting available for new SharePoint admin center to open default “SharePoint admin center” either in classic “SharePoint admin center” or new “SharePoint admin center”.
Recently I saw “Settings” option available on new “SharePoint admin center”.
Background: From Office 365 portal, whenever we go to “SharePoint Admin Center”, by default “Classic SharePoint Admin Center” opens (ex. https://knowledgejunction-admin.sharepoint.com/_layouts/15/online/SiteCollections.aspx ). We have there option to try for new “SharePoint Admin Center” as
So here default admin center is classic “SharePoint Admin Center”.
Setting to change the default admin center: When we click on “Try it now” button as shown in figure 1, we will get redirected to new “SharePoint Admin Center” (ex. https://knowledgejunction-admin.sharepoint.com/_layouts/15/online/AdminHome.aspx#/home )
If we check the left side navigation menu there is option “Settings” as
When we click on “Settings”, we will get redirected to settings page (https://knowledgejunction-admin.sharepoint.com/_layouts/15/online/AdminHome.aspx#/settings ) as
Here, we have setting called “Default admin experience”, once we click on this option right side panel opens as
Default setting for “opening SharePoint admin center” setting is turned off by default as shown in above figure. Once we turned on it, and when we click “SharePoint” option from “Office admin center”, new “SharePoint admin center” will be open by default.
Please note this setting will be applied for every admin.
Admin will still have option to return to classic “SharePoint admin center” by link available in left navigation as
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