If you receive this error message whilst trying to create a new site using a custom template in SharePoint Online:-
Error: MobileExcelWebAccess Feature e995e28b-9ba8-4668-9933-cf5c146d7a9f Not activated
You can follow the procedure below to fix the issue.
*** Please note that Microsoft is aware of the issue, but as yet don’t have a resolution for it.
However, with a bit of PowerShell you can solve the problem.
You will need….
– To be an Administrator on the O365 subscription
– Windows PowerShell – (Download: https://www.microsoft.com/en-gb/download/details.aspx?id=42554)
– SharePoint Online Management Shell – (Download: https://www.microsoft.com/en-gb/download/details.aspx?id=35588)
– SharePoint Online Client Components SDK (Download: http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=42038)
After you have your PowerShell tools installed, follow these steps:
1. Open Windows PowerShell in Administrator mode and execute the script
Set-ExecutionPolicy -ExecutionPolicy Unrestricted
2. Open SharePoint Online Management Shell in Administrator mode and execute the script
$clientDll = [System.Reflection.Assembly]::LoadWithPartialName(“Microsoft.SharePoint.Client”)
$runtimeDll = [System.Reflection.Assembly]::LoadWithPartialName(“Microsoft.SharePoint.Client.Runtime”)
$url = “https://your site collection url”
This is the URL to your SharePoint Online (O365) tenancy. ie = https://xxxxxxxx.sharepoint.com/
$cred = get-credential
$clientContext = New-Object Microsoft.SharePoint.Client.ClientContext($url)
$credentials = New-Object Microsoft.SharePoint.Client.SharePointOnlineCredentials($cred.username, $cred.password)
$clientContext.Credentials = $credentials
Write-Host “Connected to SharePoint site: ‘$Url'” -ForegroundColor Green
Now go back to your SharePoint Online tenancy and try again to create a new site using a custom template.
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