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Microsoft 365 Fundamentals (MS-900) certification

Microsoft 365 Fundamentals (MS-900) certification

Below is just some notes that I collected from various resources around the web.

Exam details

  • 40-60 questions
  • 85 Minutes
  • 70% passing
  • Valid for 2 years

Exam outline or you can view the certification page here -

My main study method and notes are based on this learning path -

M365 has a ton of apps and some of them include: Teams, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, and Windows

Capability / Sample Products Covered

  • Productivity and Teamwork - Teams / Outlook / OneDrive / Yammer
  • Business Management - Microsoft Endpoint Manager (MEM) / Teams / Power Platform
  • Security and Compliance

Most M365 components are delivered as a SaaS model.

Productivity Benefits

  • Enable teamwork and simplify workflow - such as Teams
  • Stay productive on the go - Move from computer to mobile devices
  • Get more done with AI-enabled tools - Has built-in intelligence features
  • Organizational productivity - process automation, capture the collective knowledge of their organization, etc.
  • Harness organizational knowledge - such as Workplace Analytics
  • Manage all your endpoints - such as Microsoft Endpoint Manager
  • Protect your business - modernize your security, manage risk, and meet compliance standards

Microsoft 365 subscription options

M365 Enterprise
E3, E5, and F3 (formerly F1). E5 includes all of the same features as E3 plus the latest advanced threat protection, security, and collaboration tools. F3 is designed for Firstline Workers through purpose-built tools and resources that allow them to do their best work.

Microsoft 365 for business -

Microsoft 365 for business is designed for small- and medium-sized organizations.
It doesn’t include some of the more advanced information protection, compliance, or analytics tools available to enterprise subscribers.

It’s designed for organizations that need up to 300 licenses
Microsoft 365 for business: Basic, Standard, and Premium.

Microsoft 365 Education -
It is a single, affordable solution built for education

Microsoft 365 Home -

Microsoft 365 Home exists to bring the same great productivity benefits into your personal and family life. Microsoft 365 Home comes in two plans: Microsoft 365 Family and Microsoft 365 Personal.

M365 Trials are available

Free 30-day Microsoft 365 Business Premium subscription -

M365 admin center can be found a couple of ways:


Many more parts will be coming soon!

  • App Launcher and select admin

Top comments (1)

ogradyj profile image

Thanks for sharing the helpful resources. I'm planning to get this certification and gathering such resources. I've also found one for practicing the exam, Microsoft MS-900 practice test. It's also recommended by most of the community members who recently passed the exam.