Free developer sandbox

Get a free, renewable 90-day Microsoft 365 E5 developer subscription.

Sample data packs

Automatically configure your sandbox by installing user data and content to help you build your solutions.

Access to experts

Access community events to learn from Microsoft 365 experts.

Personalized recommendations

Find developer resources quickly from your personalized dashboard.

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Get a free Microsoft 365 E5 developer subscription​

Be your own administrator and prototype apps and solutions on your sandbox subscription.

  • Includes 25 user licenses for development purposes
  • Access core Microsoft 365 workloads and capabilities (Windows not included), including:
    • All Office 365 apps including SharePoint, OneDrive, Outlook/Exchange, Teams, Planner, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and more
    • Office 365 Advanced Threat Protection
    • Advanced analytics with Power BI
    • Enterprise Mobility + Security (EMS) for compliance and information protection
    • Azure Active Directory for building advanced identity and access management solutions
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Automate your sandbox configuration with sample data packs

Install sample data packs to populate your subscription with the data and content you need to build and test your solutions. These sample data packs simulate a small corporate environment.

  • The Users sample data pack creates 16 fictitious users on your subscription and includes the licenses, mailboxes, names, metadata, and photos for each user.
  • The Mail and Events sample data pack adds Outlook email conversations and calendar events for each of the 16 users installed.
  • SharePoint sample data pack with templates coming soon!
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Get access to a community of Microsoft 365 experts

Learn directly from Microsoft developers, program managers, and MVPs. Get access to community calls every week, as well as global bootcamps and first- and third-party events, to learn more about Microsoft 365 products and technologies, including:

  • Microsoft Graph
  • SharePoint Framework
  • Microsoft Teams
  • Office Add-Ins including Outlook, Excel, Word, and PowerPoint
  • Microsoft identity platform
  • Adaptive Cards
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Discover more with personalized content recommendations​

Tell us your areas of interest in your sign-up preferences, and we will personalize your dashboard to help you discover the latest code samples, tools, training, and other assets tailored to your areas of interest.