Navigating with New Office 365 App Launcher

Today, on our Office 365 tenant, new office 365 app launcher (or waffle menu) appeared!
This new look and feel of office 365 app launcher was only announced last week and looks neat just like Windows 10 start menu.

As before, you can drag and drop your apps in the home tab, pin the app to your suite bar at the top of the page as well as resizing your app icon size.

The new app launcher now consists of tabs (“Home”, “New” and “All”).

  • Hovering on apps will light up the icons to their original colour
  • As new services or applications are launched including from your organisation they will appear in the “new” tab
  • Within the “All” tab, you are able to search your apps
  • Subject to your choice of colour theme, the menu colour scheme reflects as well.
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The following screenshots enable you to resize your apps and open your app in new tab of your browser.

Access more details of the app and pin to the navigation suite bar.

Chirag is an Independent Consultant at Patel Consulting, BCS Chartered IT Professional, TOGAF Certified Architect, Microsoft Certified Solution Expert (Productivity, Data Management and Analytics) and Microsoft Service Adoption specialist based in London, UK with more than 20 years of industry experience. He works with a wide variety of clients in many sectors, designing and implementing business collaboration, data and information management solutions and services based on SharePoint and Office 365 technologies to create business value for both themselves and their customers, including UK Microsoft Gold Partners with deployment, upgrade and migration services delivery. Chirag is an active SharePoint community participant, frequent speaker at local and international events including SharePoint Saturdays (London, Cambridge, Brussels, Paris, Madrid, Barcelona, UK, EMEA, India) and Collab365. In 2011, for his valuable contributions to Microsoft TechNet forums he received a Microsoft Community Contributor Award. In his little spare time he enjoys cycling, cricket and participating in Charity bike rides and Duathlons. You can follow Chirag on Twitter at @techChirag and find him online at

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