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New My Home in SAP S/4HANA Cloud 2208 – Admin Guide

The new My Home space in SAP S/4HANA Cloud 2208 offers an enhanced SAP S/4HANA experience and helps your business users do their job with greater speed and agility by providing them with easy access to relevant insights, tasks, and applications. In SAP S/4HANA Cloud 2208 we follow an ‘opt-in’ approach. This means that administrators need to activate the new My Home space. This short blog is a quick guide for administrator to activate and configure new My Home. Check the overview and outlook blog as well as the deep dive blog to find out more about new My Home.

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New My Home in SAP S/4HANA Cloud 2208

  1. To use the new My Home space, you must first enable spaces and pages. For more information, check Structure the SAP Fiori Launchpad Layout with Spaces.
  2. My Home runs best with the new Horizon visual theme for SAP Fiori, but also supports other themes such as Quartz, Belize, and custom themes.
  3. To activate new My Home, you must enable both the SPACES_MYHOME and SPACES_CUSTOM_HOME settings in the Manage Launchpad Settings app.
    Settings SPACES_CUSTOM_HOME
    OFF ON
    SPACES_MYHOME OFF My Home space not available Not supported
    ON My Home space available New My Home available

    Note: For SAP S/4HANA Cloud 2208, SPACES_CUSTOM_HOME is OFFby default. To use new My Home you need to turn this settingON”.

  4. New My Home offers a palette of 8 colors that can be changed using a custom theme.
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  5. Using key user adaptation (Adapt UI in the User Actions menu) you can:
      • Activate the news feed and define the RSS feed
      • Manage the default page layout (section visibility/order)
      • Define the colors and icons of pages

    Note: To get key user capabilities, a user must have the catalog SAP_CORE_BC_EXT_FLEX attached to their role. For more information on the key user role, see The Key User Extensibility Tools of SAP S/4 HANA.

  6. To make Situations visible in the To Dos section of new My Home, you need to attach the business catalog SAP_CA_BC_SITN_MYSITUATION_PC to the relevant role, so that users can access the app My Situations and/or My Situations Extended.

 

We hope you enjoy working with new My Home in SAP S/4HANA Cloud and look forward to your feedback! Stefanie Hager, on behalf of the SAP UX Engineering team responsible for new My Home in SAP S/4HANA.

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      Author's profile photo Johannes Bacher
      Johannes Bacher

      Dear Stefanie Hager thank you for this blog!

      My questions:

      Will the "opt in" remain in place, or will the new "my home" and also the use of spaces and pages be mandatory from a future release on? This is important to know, as we then would have to convert our business roles accordingly.

      Will SAP deliver spaces and pages for all standard role templates? I got the impression when trying it out, that some roles do not have spaces yet, hence the apps are not reachable when activating spaces.

      If more spaces are delivered in role templates, can these settings be adjusted for existing (derived) business roles?

      Thank you,

      Johannes

       

      Author's profile photo Former Member
      Former Member

      Hi Johannes,

      Our goal is to transition all customers to Spaces & Pages and to deprecate the groups-based Launchpad. Hence we recommend that all new customers should start with Spaces & Pages and new My Home from the start and that existing customers should plan their transition.

      However, we know that this will take some time and we will take a phased approach.

      The first step will be to go for an ‘opt-out’ rather than an ‘opt-in’ approach for new customers (and only new customers, no change for existing customers) This means that for 2302 new customers / tenants will have Spaces & Pages and new My Home set as a default.

      With S/4HANA Cloud we are increasing our portfolio of delivered space and page templates.
      Target is to have a complete portfolio in future.

      SAP delivers space and page templates for business roles. It is possible to copy and adapt the space and page templates if required. You can assign spaces to your business roles, also to those that did not have spaces before. If I misunderstood your question, please don't hesitate to elaborate.

      Best Regards,

      Sylvie

      PM, new MyHome