Enable renaming the site collection URLs
Currently the site collection URLs are fixed as https://tenant.sharepoint.com and cannot be changed. This does not fit with flexible cloud-based solutions - business needs will inevitably result in an organisation changing it's name during its lifetime (mergers, acquisitions, rebranding etc). While it may not be possible to change it so that entirely custom domains are used (eg contoso.com, instead of sharepoint.com), it must be possible to allow the sub-domain to be changed (eg. newtenant.sharepoint.com)? Please?
Migrating an entire organisation (likely to include Exchange, Skype, Sharepoint and Onedrive data!!) to a new Tenancy is absolutely not a viable option.
Thanks for your feedback! Just a note to let you know that we’re building your suggestion now. We plan to increase availability to this feature throughout 2019.
Corporate lifecycle is a real and constant pressure in business, often resulting in a need to rename the Office 365 Tenant. To that end we are working on the solution to change the SharePoint domain URL (contoso.sharepoint.com renamed to fabrikam.sharepoint.com). This capability will also then enable the renaming of an individual site collection (contoso.sharepoint.com/sites/abc to contoso.sharepoint.com/sites/xyz).
While we don’t have an estimated delivery date to share at this time, we’ll update your suggestion with details as they become available.
Hi Matt - Any updates on this feature?
Will this work for changing upper case to lower case only?
Currently all is supported is to migrate to a new tenant. But this would require a whole new project and a lot of work. Why is it to "easy" to rename a web application or to use an alternative url (with an AAM for example) on on-premise and what makes it so difficult to implement such a functionality in SPO? I mean... This request is the most requested and open sind Mrc 2016!
Guru Pandit commented
We created a sharepoint tenant when were thinking of a brand name to collaborate and to store documents.
Now that we have a company name and a trademark, its appalling to know that we cant change the primary URL to show the company or brand name.
There should be an option that an admin should be able to change the main tenant url for sharepoint.
Damien Delaney commented
Have you any update?
Fernando Chaied commented
Hi Matthew Carlson, do you have updates on this requirement?
Thanks in advance
Needed due to company re-branding. Any update Microsoft?
William Feamster commented
Our default domain, unfortunately, has a typo in it. Before we can use Sharepoint we need to be able to change the URL. This is clearly a much-desired feature. At the very least it would be nice to have an update to when this might be available.
Ian Caldwell commented
Our company urgently needs this feature - it is a must-have to change the tenant URL. We have launched our Sharepoint intranet - and every time we share a link, there is the bizarro URL that is our old brand. Truly horrible, and it makes it so difficult to sell and promote Office 365 internally at our company. The update states "throughtout 2019" - now we are in Q4 of 2019. And the original request is from 3.5 years ago!
Our company this year decided to investigate ERP and CRM for our business. Since Microsoft has not been able to correct the tenant rename feature for Office 365 we are not confident Microsoft will be a good partner for other products.
Any update Microsoft? We really need this to continue to use your platform, it is getting to a point where enough executives are going to get feed up with the fact that our site does not match our company branding. This is the top-requested feature on SharePoint user voice. Please make it happen. Thank you,
Daniel Bush commented
Also, I must add it would be great to be able to have sub-tenant capability. For those situations when companies have subsidiaries and they want to manage everything from one point but want separation and isolation between the different companies.
John Hyde commented
This is the absolute worst lacking function of the entire O365 suite, some prior admin wanted to demo 365, and locked the domain in to a misspelling of our company which is how all the users will have to access sharepoint = very poor user adoption, angry executives, etc = they have chosen box.com instead!!!
Desperate for this feature. We have merged with several companies and they're currently all getting our branding and name by default which is bad. Really need the ability to make our O365 generic.
This is something that any company in the modern age using 365 and going through branding merger etc is going to need...
please sort your lives out MS
Adam Fronteras commented
We need this because of company merger and new name. Is there a link for site/tenant rename feature fro further information.
Brent Pirolli commented
... They've released the site rename feature... nothing on the more important tenant mask feature.
Joe Lianes commented
What's taking so long?
Hi Bill, Matthew, Microsoft. We are desperate to rename our Tenancy before we start using SharePoint, Teams, OneDrive. We have held off rolling out all the collab tools so as not to add to the amount of work required to change tenancy name. SharePoint root name change or url name change would be enough. When will this be available ?