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Assign 2 different emails to 1 person in Microsoft 365

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A user needs to have 2 separate email addresses.  
Currently they are assigned 1 in Microsoft 365.
Is it possible to assign them another email ending with the same domain?

For example we want 'John' to have 2 emails.
john@thecompany.com
jj@thecompany.com

Is this possible in Microsoft 365 under 1 license for John?
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Agree with Eric you can add alias and they can receive emails on both email addresses but they will have only one reply address by default.
Bartender_1Microsoft Network Administrator
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It sounds like you're looking for email aliases.
Please see here for adding email aliases in Microsoft 365.
https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/microsoft-365/admin/email/add-another-email-alias-for-a-user?view=o365-worldwide

Hope this helps!

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Thanks Eric, since I don't want an alias it looks like the only choice is to add another license.

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If you don't want to use an alias, and don't want to add another license, you could convert one of them to a shared mailbox, and add "John" as a member of the shared mailbox. This will keep the mail seperate, and allow them to send as the shared mailbox, and shared mailboxes do not require an additional license.

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