Can't change Site Naming Format setting for My Site from the SharePoint admin center

When you browse to the SharePoint admin center in Microsoft SharePoint Online, click user profiles and then click Setup My Sites, you can't change the setting for Site Naming Format. When you view the setting, the options are unavailable (appear dimmed) as illustrated in the following screen shot:

Screen shot of the Site Naming dialog box with the grayed out options in SharePoint Online

This is expected behavior in SharePoint Online. The option to change the Site Naming Format isn't available.

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Article ID: 2917514 - Last Review: 03/22/2016 21:06:00 - Revision: 6.0

Microsoft SharePoint Online

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