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How to assign group-based licensing for Microsoft 365 users in bulk?

In this article, I'll explain how to assign or remove Microsoft 365 user licences in bulk based on their group membership, without using PowerShell scripts.


  • Log in to M365 Manager Plus with admin credentials.
  • Go to the Management tab.
  • Navigate to License drop-down → Bulk Group ModificationGroup Based License Modification.

    Microsoft 365 Group Based License Modification

  • In the window that opens up, click the Assign/ remove licenses drop-down and select an option based on your requirement. You can either choose to Assign selected licenses, Remove selected licenses, Modify selected licenses, or Remove all licenses.
  • Select Licenses from the drop-down and configure the Usage location.
  • Select Groups from the displayed list to filter users based on their group membership.
  • Select the Microsoft 365 Tenant and Virtual Tenant to which you want to apply the selected settings.
  • To select the required users manually, enter their names in the search box.
  • Click Apply to execute.

    Assign Microsoft 365 License Based On Group

That's it! You now know how to assign group-based licensing for Microsoft 365 users in bulk, using M365 Manager Plus.

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