We have a domain in SharePoint online as say xyz.com on cloud. Now we have the requirement which cannot be fitted in existing domain. So we are thinking to have new domain as abc.com. I just want to know we have the space on cloud and also we have the domain already so here do we have to purchase DNS for abc.com or what is the process to create the new Domain without the DNS?

  • Do you want to add a new vanity domain to your tenant-public.sharepoint.com or you wan to create your teamsites under a new tenant Tenant2.sharepoint.com/sites/sitecollection?
    – grisha
    Commented Dec 10, 2015 at 11:44
  • I want to create a new site collection under a new tenant sharepoint.com/sites/sitecollection Commented Dec 10, 2015 at 16:23
  • sorry for the previous comment ... we want new domain ... here is the details ... I want to create a entire new domain because site collection on existing domain will not work, right?, as we want to do a total different address from existing domain. Thanks Commented Dec 10, 2015 at 17:05
  • Now you lost me :) Pls check my answer and let me know what exactly you mean by the domain. If it's vanity, e.g. ILikeIt.Com you can add it for your public site, but remember that public site feature is going away next year.
    – grisha
    Commented Dec 10, 2015 at 17:12
  • I know I make confusion, sorry. We have a domain abc.sharepoint.com. With the new requirement we need the new domain as intranet-sharepoint.com. How can we do that? I hope I make the question clear now. Commented Dec 10, 2015 at 21:36

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Changing the tenant name, either tenant.onmicrosoft.com or tenant.sharepoint.com is by design not possible. There is no button or script that will help you change tenant to tenant2.

What MIGHT be possible is to contact Microsoft via Service Request. They may change the name depending on the new name's availability and probably some other prerequisites, like business reason. The change will affect all site collections. There is no way to have tenant1.sharepoint.com/sites/sitecoll1 and tenant2.sharepoint.com/sites/anothersitecoll in one tenant.

If you need to keep the current tenant for developer reasons (e.g. as a test environment), I'd suggest to contact Billing people about creating a new tenant/subscription and (possibly) transferring licenses from one account to the other.

  • Thanks! I will take help from MS support to change the name. Commented Dec 10, 2015 at 21:40
  • There is no use in contacting MS as they cannot change the domain name at any cost Dont waste time
    – MAddy
    Commented Dec 15, 2015 at 11:44

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