Check list for M365 Tenant creation

SamJ 111 Reputation points


We are planning to set up a QA tenant for our MS Teams. Could you please assist what all the requirements (check list) in order to set up a test Tenant for our testing of MS Teams?
Could you please share some details?

Thanks in Advance.

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  1. JimmySalian-2011 41,966 Reputation points

    Hi Sam,

    Sure here is the checklist and detailed information on creation of a AAD Tenant and integration with O365 also the other link is for Licenses and other features so explore this intro-azure-active-directory


    Explore Microsoft Learn module for Teams Deployment - m365-teams-collab-prepare-deployment

    Hope this helps.

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  2. Michael Durkan 12,176 Reputation points MVP


    because this is for testing/QA, you pretty much need to have a domain you can register in M365 that you can use for testing (which doesn't interfere with your business operations or primary domain), and then you can sign up for a 30 day trial.

    Blog post here explains the process - you can ignore the Azure AD Connect piece at the end:


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  3. Kael Yao-MSFT 37,586 Reputation points Microsoft Vendor

    Hi @SamJ

    Generally you can submit for a 30-day free trial, but need to make sure the plan includes Teams (for example Office 365 E3/E5).
    It would create a new Azure tenant.

    Or consider submitting for a 90-day free developer tenant.
    Here is a link which may be helpful: Prepare your Microsoft 365 tenant

    While since this question is more related to license rather than Teams general usage, if you have other questions or need further help, I would suggest posting in the corresponding Microsoft Community for better support.
    Thanks for your understanding.

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