M365 Changelog: (Updated) Public Preview – Enabling customization capabilities for SSPR, footer hyperlinks and favicon in Company Branding

MC339117 – Updated February 9, 2023: Microsoft has updated the rollout timeline below. Thank you for your patience.

Microsoft is updating the Company Branding component of the Azure Active Directory (Azure AD) sign-in page to enable customization capabilities for Self Service Password Reset (SSPR), footer hyperlinks and favicon.

This message is associated with Microsoft 365 Roadmap ID 88928.

When this will happen:

  • Preview: Microsoft expects this feature to begin rolling out to Preview in late October (previously late September) and expects the rollout to be complete by late November (previously late October).
  • Standard Release: Microsoft expects this to begin rolling out in early May (previously early February) and expects the rollout to be complete by mid-June (previously late February).

How this will affect your organization

Today, SSPR and footer hyperlinks direct end-users to Microsoft resources as well as rendering the Microsoft logo in the browser tab. This update will introducing the ability to customize each of these elements and remove all references to Microsoft.

You can start using this new functionality once it is rolled out to your tenant. Your end-users will not see any changes until you enable new capabilities.

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What you need to do to prepare

You might want to familiarize yourself with how to add branding to your organization’s Azure AD sign-in page and update your documentation accordingly.

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