Microsoft 365 F3 & Office 365 F1/F3 Limitations changed

Microsoft 365 F3, Office 365 F1/F3: New device screen size limitations

Starting from August 1, 2022, the device screen size limitations for Frontline Workers have changed. Previously, Microsoft Office 365 F3 and Microsoft 365 F1/F3 licenses could only be assigned to users who used a primary work device with a single screen smaller than 10.1 inches. This has now been increased to 10.9 inchesMicrosoft 365 F3 limitiations are hence lower, which means that more devices with larger screens can now be used by Frontline Workers.

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Benefits of these limitation changes to Microsoft 365 F3 and Office 365 F1/F3

Microsoft 365 F3 limitiations and Office 365 F1/F3 limitations are lower now. The new changes to the device screen size limitations for Frontline Workers can bring several benefits to businesses. With larger screens, Frontline Workers can have a better view of their work, which can increase productivity and improve work quality. Additionally, with more devices being eligible for the Microsoft Office 365 F3 and Microsoft 365 F1/F3 licenses, businesses can save money by choosing from a wider range of devices that fit their budget.

 

What are Microsoft Office 365 F3 and Microsoft 365 F1/F3 licenses?

Microsoft Office 365 F3 and Microsoft 365 F1/F3 licenses are designed for Frontline Workers who use their devices primarily for task-based work. These licenses provide access to basic Office applications, such as Word, Excel, and PowerPoint, as well as email and calendar services. With these licenses, businesses can provide their Frontline Workers with the tools they need to complete their work effectively.

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How to assign licenses to Frontline Workers

To assign Microsoft Office 365 F3 and Microsoft 365 F1/F3 licenses to Frontline Workers, businesses need to follow these steps:

  1. Log in to the Microsoft 365 admin center.
  2. Select Users > Active Users.
  3. Select the user you want to assign the license to.
  4. Select Licenses and Apps > Assign Licenses.
  5. Select the Microsoft Office 365 F3 or Microsoft 365 F1/F3 license.
  6. Click Save.

The assigned license will become active for the user within 24 hours.

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Impact on Business

The updated device screen size limitations for Frontline Workers can have a significant impact on businesses. With more devices being eligible for Microsoft Office 365 F3 and Microsoft 365 F1/F3 licenses, businesses can save money on device purchases while still providing their employees with the tools they need to complete their work effectively. Additionally, with larger screens, Frontline Workers can have a better view of their work, which can increase productivity and improve work quality.

 

Conclusion

The updated device screen size limitations for Frontline Workers from August 1, 2022, will allow more devices with larger screens to be used by Frontline Workers. This change can bring several benefits to businesses, including increased productivity and cost savings. To assign Microsoft Office 365 F3 and Microsoft 365 F1/F3 licenses to Frontline Workers, businesses need to follow the steps outlined in this article.

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More Information

This update is reflected in the Product Terms and can be found here: https://www.microsoft.com/licensing/terms/product/changes/all.

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