New V3 Office 365 Admin App Now More Efficient, Sporting Intutive UX

A new design Office 365 admin app update making it easier and more efficient for you to manage your Microsoft cloud based Office service using the app.

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Are you an Office 365 administrator, good news for you all out there, a new version of the Office 365 admin app is unveiled that makes it easier and more efficient your Cloud service using the app.

The Office 365 mobile admin app was first launched back in November 2014, is available for Windows Phone, Android and iOS.

Back then, the admin app was intended to be a companion app for the Office 365 admin center. But, over the last 12 months, 40 feature updates were shipped including: "push notifications, mobile device management and partner integration," the Office team noted.

Here is what is new today:

The new admin app at V3 has a very clean and simple interface making it easier to use on a variety of screen sizes. In addition, the team said ithey're further improving and modernizing the design and UX of the app.

New admin app V3 also added new functionality letting you quickly find the feature you're looking for. The update also introducing feature grouping as well as similar features, such as quick actions on the user card, are now categorized and displayed together in one card.

In addition, new quick links on the dashboard now give you direct access to settings that you use on a regular basis, such as users, groups and billing.


The update also makes it easier for you to spot important information that need attention right away—as all the important information that might need an action, such as blocked users, is now highlighted in the app.

Finally, the new app also align the design of the admin app with the design of the new Office 365 admin center. "The app now uses the same color and icons, making it easier for you to move from one tool to the other," notes the Office team.

"As an Office 365 admin, you sometimes find yourself in a situation when you're not at your desk but you still want to act quickly. For example, if your CEO has forgotten their Office 365 password or an employee left the company, you want to take action right away. To help you in these situations and to easily stay up to date on the latest changes in Office 365, we developed the Office 365 admin app, which gives you access to all common admin features on the go," the Office team said.

If you not already, the new V3 Office 365 admin app for Windows Phone and Android is available here to download, and the iOS version will come in 1–2 weeks.

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