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Tech Tip: Managing Privacy Settings in Your Microsoft 365 Account

Ensuring the privacy of your personal and business information in your Microsoft 365 account is crucial. Properly configured privacy settings help make sure that your data is accessible only to authorized users and that your activities remain private. Here’s a step-by-step guide on how to access and manage your privacy settings to enhance security and privacy:

Access Your Privacy Settings

  1. Sign in to your Microsoft 365 account.
  2. Click on your profile picture in the top right corner and select My Account.

Review and Adjust Privacy Settings

  1. Select Privacy from the left-hand menu.
  2. Manage various aspects of your privacy settings, including ad preferences, location services, activity history (browsing and search), and more.

Configure Security and Privacy Settings

  1. Click on ‘Security’ in the left-hand menu.
  2. Review your sign-in activity and security settings.
  3. Enable Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA) for an additional layer of security.
  4. Regularly update your password to ensure it is strong and unique, or better yet, use a password manager.

By taking these steps to manage your privacy settings, you can enhance the security of your Microsoft 365 account, ensuring your personal and business information remains protected and private.