In a rapid change of Office 365, Microsoft sends to Tenant Admin’s the news about what is changing and what are coming in Office 365.

This is the 155th email that Microsoft has sent to Tenant Admin’s Newsletter with Office 365 changes.

This Weekly digest is intended to reach the Administrators of Office 365 within the latest changes that are happening to Office 365.

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Feb 29

 

New Feature: Poll added to Outlook
Your end users will no longer need to download the Quick Poll add-in from the store and manually install it in Outlook to create a poll after we pre-install the Poll add-in.We’ll be gradually rolling this out to Outlook for Mac and Outlook on the web (desktop) beginning in late March 2020.The rollout for Outlook for Mac and Outlook on the web will be completed in late April.We expect to release Outlook for Windows to Monthly Channel customers in late April and to Semi-Annual Channel customers… More …
MC205124 Like | Dislike

 

Feb 29

 

New Feature: SharePoint home sites
SharePoint home sites is a new Office 365 feature.We’ll be gradually rolling this out to Targeted Release customers the end of November 2019.The roll out will be completed by the end of January 2020.This message is associated with Microsoft 365 Roadmap ID 26842. More …
MC195924 Like | Dislike

 

Feb 28

 

Dynamics 365 and Power Platform – Provisioning and admin operation enforcement
Today, there are two different entry points for provisioning new environments – Dynamics 365 admin center and Power Platform admin center. This has caused some confusion and we are working diligently to move to a single provisioning experience in the Power Platform admin center. In the coming months, all customers can provision environments from Power Platform admin center. 1GB of available database capacity is a pre-requisite for being able to provision an environment. Certain admin operations… More …
MC205095 Like | Dislike

 

Feb 28

 

New Feature: SharePoint Pages and Lists Tabs allow users to paste URL to tab SharePoint content in Teams Channels
Your end users will soon see a new SharePoint Pages app and an improved SharePoint app, which will allow them to tab pages and lists to Teams channels by pasting a link.We’ll be gradually rolling this out in early March 2020.The rollout will be completed by early April.This message is associated with Microsoft 365 Roadmap ID 60614. More …
MC204986 Like | Dislike

 

Feb 28

 

Teams Twitter Connector has been retired
  Major Update: Announcement started
We retired the Twitter connector from Teams on February 21, 2020. If your organization enjoyed using the Twitter connector, we recommend using Microsoft Power Automate to integrate Twitter with Microsoft Teams. We apologize for any inconvenience. More …
MC204830 Like | Dislike

 

Feb 28

 

Updated Feature: Managing unhealthy sharing links in SharePoint and OneDrive
We’re improving your ability to manage unhealthy sharing links in SharePoint and OneDrive.We’ll be gradually rolling this out to Targeted Release customers in early March 2020.The rollout will be completed by the middle of April. More …
MC205044 Like | Dislike

 

Feb 27

 

Updated Feature: Restricting form-based authentication in Office apps
  Major Update: Announcement started
To help provide additional security coverage, we are changing how form-based authentication in Office applications is handled. Forms-based authentication is a legacy authentication method for Office resources that are not protected by Azure Active Directory (AAD) or Microsoft account (MSA). We’ll be rolling this out to the Office ProPlus Monthly Insiders channel starting in mid-February and other channels should expect the change to be deployed by the end of February. Because Office does not… More …
MC203731 Like | Dislike

 

Feb 27

 

New Feature: Assign policies to a batch of users or a group
Teams administrators will soon be able to assign policies to a batch of users or to a group. We’ll be releasing this in early March 2020.This message is associated with Microsoft 365 Roadmap ID 61185. More …
MC204727 Like | Dislike

 

Feb 27

 

Updated Feature: New Default Background Image for Microsoft 365 and Azure AD Login Screens
We’re updating the default background image for Microsoft 365 and Azure AD login screens to reduce bandwidth requirements and improve perceived page load times.We’ll begin gradually rolling this out in early April 2020.The rollout will be complete in all environments in early May.This message is associated with Microsoft 365 Roadmap ID 61054. More …
MC204985 Like | Dislike

 

Feb 27

 

New Feature: Advanced Threat Protection campaign views generally available
We announced the public preview of Office 365 Advanced Threat Protection (ATP) campaign views in MC197802 (December 2019). We are pleased to announce that Office 365 Advanced Threat Protection (ATP) campaign views is now generally available.This message is associated with Microsoft 365 Roadmap ID 53661 More …
MC204907 Like | Dislike

 

Feb 26

 

Basic Authentication Retirement – Updated Info
  Major Update: Announcement started
  Act By: Oct 13
As previously communicated in MC191153, beginning October 13, 2020, we will retire Basic Authentication for EWS, EAS, IMAP, POP and RPS to access Exchange Online. Note: this change does not impact SMTP AUTH.We have published an updated blog with more information about this change – Basic Auth and Exchange Online – February 2020 UpdateThere are several actions that you and/or your users can take to avoid service disruptions on client applications, and we describe them below and in the blog. If… More …
MC204828 Like | Dislike

 

Feb 26

 

New Feature: Microsoft Office app available for Android and iOS
The new Microsoft Office app, which combines Word, Excel, PowerPoint and other productivity features into a single app, is now available for download for both Android and iOS.Download for Android phones through theGoogle Play StoreDownload for iPhones through theApp StoreSupport for tablets will come at a later time More …
MC204208 Like | Dislike

 

Feb 26

 

Update available for Office 365 ProPlus on the Monthly Channel
We’ve released an update to the Office 365 ProPlus Monthly Channel.We’ll be gradually rolling out this update of Office 365 ProPlus to users on the Monthly Channel starting February 25th 2020. More …
MC204751 Like | Dislike

 

Feb 25

 

Updated Feature: Publishing commands added to Pages library
Your SharePoint end users with page editing permissions will soon have new publishing commands and visual cues in the Pages library.The rollout for the new publish button on the command bar will be completed by mid-March.The file card rollout will begin with Targeted Release customers at the end of March.The rollout will be completed by the end of April.This message is associated with Microsoft 365 Roadmap ID 61191. More …
MC204627 Like | Dislike

 

Feb 24

 

New Feature: New organization switcher for partners of record, Azure B2B admins
Unless you are a partner of record or use Azure business-to-business (B2B), this message does not apply to you.A new organization switcher is available in the Microsoft 365 admin center for partners of record and customers who have enabled Azure B2B support.The feature is now available for partners of record in Targeted Release. The roll-out will be completed for all customers by mid-March.Azure B2B support will begin rolling out to Targeted Release customers in March. The roll-out will be… More …
MC204620 Like | Dislike

 

 

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More news and more information here – https://office365weekly.blog/2020/03/02/office-365-weekly-digest-2020-09/

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