Office 365 - Request owner access to an Office 365 Group

There may be times when an Office 365 Group needs to add/replace an owner but the current owner(s) are no longer available.

Anyone can create an Office 365 Group. By default, the creator of the group is also the owner. In addition, other members of the group can be assigned owner privileges by other owners of the group.

Request owner access to a Group

  • Email Office 365 Document and Support Team the following group information:

    - Name of the Group - Email address ( of the Group
    - Your email address
    - How are you affiliated with the group
    - Why are you requesting ownership
    - Dean/director contact in case we need to followup
If the link above does not open a new mail message on your computer/device, please send an email manually with the following details:
  • To:
  • Subject: Office 365 request - owner access to a group (72476)
  • Body: include all the information listed above

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Keywords:microsoft office365 o365 lists distribution contacts collaboration members Request owner access to an Office 365 groups ownership teams reassign re-assign   Doc ID:72476
Owner:O365 S.Group:Office 365
Created:2017-04-11 07:37 CSTUpdated:2021-08-19 09:26 CST
Sites:DoIT Help Desk, DoIT Staff, DoIT Tech Store, Office 365
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