What kind of information can be shared between my LinkedIn and Microsoft accounts?
For details about what kind of information LinkedIn and your Microsoft accounts can share after you connect your accounts, see:
What kind of information from LinkedIn can other people see about me in Microsoft apps?
Even before you connect your accounts, other people can view your public LinkedIn profile in some Microsoft apps and services. You are in charge of your account and can adjust your profile visibility settings at any time.
After you connect your accounts, your LinkedIn profile and Microsoft account will not appear different, but you will be able to view public profiles and more detailed profiles of your 1st-degree connections, subject to their profile visibility settings.
If you have any LinkedIn 1st-degree connections that have connected their accounts, they will have access to more detailed LinkedIn information in some Microsoft apps (for example, your LinkedIn email address), subject to your profile visibility settings.
Will my public LinkedIn profile change after I connect my LinkedIn and Microsoft accounts?
When you connect your accounts, information from your Microsoft account will not be used to update your public profile. Information from your Microsoft account will be used to enhance your personal experience on LinkedIn. For example, LinkedIn may suggest you connect to some of your Microsoft contacts.
What changes after I disconnect my LinkedIn and Microsoft accounts?
When you disconnect your accounts, LinkedIn will no longer provide data to your Microsoft account and your Microsoft account will no longer provide data to LinkedIn.
Contacts that have been imported to LinkedIn from either your Microsoft personal or Microsoft work or school account will persist on LinkedIn until you remove them. Learn about managing your imported contacts on LinkedIn.
General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)
Data sharing between LinkedIn and Microsoft adheres to the GDPR.