Microsoft 365 admin center accessibility overview

This article applies to the Microsoft 365 admin center.

Microsoft is committed to ensuring our products and services are designed for everyone including over one billion people with disabilities. For more information, visit Accessibility Technology & Tools | Microsoft Accessibility.

We prioritize inclusive design and accessibility in products and services. Microsoft publishes Accessibility Conformance Reports (ACRs) describing how our products and services support the criteria of the European accessibility standard, EN 301 549; Section 508 of the U.S. Rehabilitation Act; and the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG). A copy of the accessibility conformance reports for M365 admin center - Web are available at Microsoft Accessibility Conformance Reports.

Conformance status

The Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) defines requirements for designers and developers to improve accessibility for people with disabilities. It defines three levels of conformance: Level A, Level AA, and Level AAA. The Microsoft 365 admin center is partially conformant with WCAG 2.1 level AA. Partially conformant means that some parts of the content don't fully conform to the accessibility standard.

Compatibility with browsers and assistive technology

The Microsoft 365 admin center is designed to be compatible with the latest versions of NVDA, Microsoft Edge, and Google Chrome. A Microsoft 365 Admin app is available for iOS and Android, and users can use Voiceover and Talkback screen readers on those devices.

Accessibility features in the Microsoft 365 admin center

The Microsoft 365 admin center provides the following features to support accessibility in the web site:

  • Contrast modes: The admin center provides light and dark modes that can be selected on most pages in the admin center, including the admin center Home page. By default, Light mode is selected. To switch to Dark mode, select the Dark mode link in the upper-right corner of the page.
  • Magnification: A minimum of 400% browser magnification is supported.
  • Keyboard shortcuts: The admin center provides the following keyboard shortcuts.
    • Universal shortcuts:
      • Search – Alt+S
      • See all available shortcuts – Shift+?
    • On the Active users page:
      • Add user – Shift+A+U
      • Reset password – Shift+R+P
    • On the Contacts page:
      • Add contact – Shift+A+C
    • On the Active teams & groups page:
      • Add group – Shift+A+G

Support and feedback

Microsoft provides an enterprise Disability Answer Desk as a support resource for organizations that have questions about the accessibility of Microsoft products and product conformance with accessibility standards. The support team can help resolve issues relating to assistive technology and functionality of products for users with disabilities, and find conformance documentation. For accessibility help, email the enterprise Disability Answer Desk.

We welcome your feedback on the accessibility of the Microsoft 365 admin center. Use the Give feedback button inside the admin center to let us know about any accessibility barriers you encounter.