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Exam MS-900: Microsoft 365 Fundamentals

This exam is designed for candidates looking to demonstrate foundational-level knowledge of cloud-based solutions to facilitate productivity and collaboration on-site, at home, or a combination of both. Candidates may have knowledge of cloud-based solutions or may be new to Microsoft 365. Candidates can use this exam to prepare for other Microsoft certifications, but it is not a prerequisite for any of the related certifications.

Candidates should be able to recommend Microsoft 365 solutions that address common organizational IT challenges. They should understand how Microsoft 365 solutions improve productivity, facilitate collaboration, and optimize communications. They should also understand how Microsoft 365 solutions help secure data and identity and facilitate compliance.

Candidates should be able to recommend solutions for endpoint and application management, desktop virtualization, automated operating system deployment, and reporting and analytics. They should be familiar with Microsoft 365 licensing, deployment and migration assistance, and support options for organizations looking to maximize their investment in the cloud.

Important

The English language version of this exam was updated on January 20, 2023. Please download the study guide listed in the “Tip” box to review changes. If a localized version of this exam is available, it will be updated approximately eight weeks after this date. While Microsoft makes every effort to update localized versions as noted, there may be times when the localized versions of this exam are not updated on this schedule.

Passing score: 700. Learn more about exam scores.

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Part of the requirements for: Microsoft 365 Certified: Fundamentals

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  • MS-900: Microsoft 365 Fundamentals

    Languages: English, Japanese, Spanish, German, Chinese (Simplified), French, Korean, Portuguese (Brazil), Arabic (Saudi Arabia), Russian, Chinese (Traditional), Italian

    Retirement date: none

    Prove that you understand cloud concepts; core Microsoft 365 apps and services; security, compliance, privacy, and trust in Microsoft 365; and Microsoft 365 pricing and support.

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Skills measured

  • The English language version of this exam was updated on January 20, 2023. Download the study guide in the preceding “Tip” box for more details about the skills measured and latest changes.
  • Describe cloud concepts (5–10%)
  • Describe core Microsoft 365 apps and services (45–50%)
  • Describe security, compliance, privacy, and trust in Microsoft 365 (25–30%)
  • Describe Microsoft 365 pricing and support (10–15%)

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    Demonstrate foundational-level knowledge of cloud-based solutions to facilitate productivity and collaboration. Candidates should be able to recommend solutions for endpoint and application management, desktop virtualization, automated operating system deployment, and reporting and analytics.

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