Microsoft makes frequent updates to Office 365.

In order to prepare and test these updates, an Office 365 tenant administrator can allow everyone or specific users to have access to these features before they are publicly available.

This gives you time to test and prepare the documentation to train/notify your users about the changes the upcoming changes in Office 365

It is very simple to activate.

  • Logon to your Office 365 Admin center with your tenant administration account.
  • Go to Settings/Organisations profile
  • Edit the release preferences to allow access to the first release

Note: It might take up to 24 hours to be activated.


More information about first release: