Get help and support for Microsoft 365 Lighthouse

Several options are available if you need help. First, check to see if there are any known issues:

  • Review the current health of customer tenant services:

    1. In the left navigation pane in Lighthouse, select Service health.
    2. View detailed information about current and past issues.
  • Review the current health of the Lighthouse tenant services:

    1. Go to the Microsoft 365 admin center at
    2. In the left navigation pane, select Health > Service health.
    3. In the list of services, find Microsoft 365 suite, and then expand it to show all the services in the suite.
    4. Find Microsoft 365 Lighthouse and check the health.
  • See if the issue is listed in Known issues with Microsoft 365 Lighthouse.

If you're experiencing an issue that isn't listed in any of these resources, then follow the instructions in this article to view self-help options or to create a service request.

Before you begin

  • To create and manage service requests, you must have at least one Microsoft Entra role assigned to you with the following property set: microsoft.office365.supportTickets/allEntities/allTasks. For a list of Microsoft Entra roles, see Microsoft Entra built-in roles. For information on how to assign roles, see Assign Microsoft Entra roles to users.

  • If you need to create a service request, gather as many details as possible about your issue, such as diagnostic logs, tenant ID, and user IDs (if specific users are affected).

Access help and support

  1. In Lighthouse, select the ? icon at the top of the portal or the Help & support widget in the lower-right corner of the portal to open the Help pane, and then do one of the following:

    • If you're on the page of the portal where the issue occurred, select Show diagnostics.

      This will create a JSON file with information to help Support agents troubleshoot your issue. Save the file so you can attach it to your service request.


      The JSON file will contain personally identifiable information.

    • If your issue isn't isolated to the current page of the portal, go to the next step.

  2. In the Help pane, select the Help + support button. This opens the How can we help? pane.


    If the How can we help? pane doesn't open, you'll need to reach out to someone in your partner tenant who has Global Administrator permissions and ask them to help.

  3. In the How can we help? pane, enter a description of your issue, and then press Enter. We recommend including the full product name Microsoft 365 Lighthouse in your description to ensure the search results include relevant help articles.

  4. Check out the list of recommended articles to see if any of them help resolve your issue.

    If you enter a description of your issue and it doesn't return a list of help articles, rephrase your description and try another search.

  5. If the recommended articles don't help, select Contact Support.

  6. Fill out the information in the form, attach any screenshots and the JSON file that you saved in stepĀ 1 if applicable, and then select Contact me. The expected wait time is indicated in the pane.

View tenant service health Known issues with Microsoft 365 Lighthouse (article)
Microsoft 365 Lighthouse FAQ (article)
Troubleshooot and resolve problems and error messages in Microsoft 365 Lighthouse (article)