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

 

This is the 162th email that Microsoft has sent to Tenant Admin’s Newsletter with Office 365 changes.

 

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Apr 17

 

New feature: Review mode in Word for the web prevents unintended edits
Your end users will soon be able to share Word for the web documents in Review mode, which limits recipients to adding comments or leaving tracked changes in the document.This message is associated with Microsoft 365 Roadmap ID 27017. More …
MC209728 Like | Dislike

 

Apr 17

 

Teams meeting and chat experience improvements
We are pleased to announce the following updates to improve the Teams meeting and chat experience: Easily access meeting options from within a Teams meeting in progress, Roadmap ID 63334 Rolling out at the end of April Download a participant report in a Teams meeting, Roadmap ID 63351 Rolling out early May Audio playing on presenter device will be shared in the live event, Roadmap ID 63276 Rolling out at the end of April Screen Share from Chat, Roadmap ID 63193 Rolling out early May More …
MC209710 Like | Dislike

 

Apr 17

 

Updated- Feature update: Command bar menu updates for Power Automate (formerly Flow)
Updated April 17, 2020: This change is gradually rolling out to standard release customers. Roll-out will be completed by the end of April. The Command Bar in SharePoint Online and OneDrive for Business is being reorganized to group automation features together. Branding is also being updated to reflect the product name change from “Flow” to “Power Automate”. More …
MC208356 Like | Dislike

 

Apr 17

 

OneDrive for Business Activity column is being retired
We are retiring the Activity column in OneDrive and Shared Libraries. The feature, in its current state, is not providing the intended value and experience. If your organization is not using the Activity column you can safely disregard this message. More …
MC209708 Like | Dislike

 

Apr 17

 

Updated – New Feature: OneDrive Sync Version History
Updated April 17, 2020: We have extended the roll-out timeline to ensure the best experience. We apologize for any inconvenience. Your Windows and Mac users will now be able to view and restore previous versions of their files directly in the desktop via File Explorer or the Mac Finder.We’ll be gradually rolling this out to customers in mid-March.The rollout will be completed by mid-May (previously April).This message is associated with Microsoft 365 Roadmap ID 61527. More …
MC205517 Like | Dislike

 

Apr 17

 

Updated – New Feature: Tags in Microsoft Teams
Updated April 17, 2020: We are extending the roll-out timeline to ensure the proper experience. We apologize for any inconvenience. Tags enable targeted communication by allowing users to message members of a tag. We’ll be gradually rolling this out to customers in early January 2020.The rollout will be completed by the end of June (previously March).This message is associated with Microsoft 365 Roadmap ID 57651. More …
MC195755 Like | Dislike

 

Apr 17

 

Update April 17th: Awareness of Microsoft 365 temporary feature adjustments
  Major Update: Announcement started
As a part of our commitment to customers and Microsoft cloud services continuity during these unprecedented times, we’re making temporary adjustments to select capabilities within Microsoft 365.Here are a few updates. The changes previously announced are down below for reference. New announcements: Stream: The video search experience in Stream will temporarily exclude results from transcripts in the US East and Europe West regions. Searches will continue to show results based on words in the… More …
MC207439 Like | Dislike

 

Apr 17

 

Updated Feature: Yammer Conversations web part for SharePoint
We’re updating the Yammer Conversations web part for SharePoint to contain the new Yammer experience. SharePoint pages that use the existing Yammer Conversations web part will begin to display the new experience.This message is associated with Microsoft 365 Roadmap ID 63385. More …
MC209666 Like | Dislike

 

Apr 16

 

New Feature: New rich-text editor for text fields with SharePoint lists
Users will soon have access to a new rich-text editor (RTE) on multi-line text fields with when editing a SharePoint list or library.This message is associated with Microsoft 365 Roadmap ID 63176. More …
MC209530 Like | Dislike

 

Apr 15

 

Update – Feature Update: Secure by Default
  Major Update: Announcement started
Updated April 15, 2020: We are updating the roll-out timeline to ensure the proper experience. We’re implementing another phase in Secure by Default, which will affect any domains which fail authentication although they are implicitly allowed in your anti-spam policy.We’ll be gradually rolling this out in mid-May (previously April).This message is associated with Microsoft 365 Roadmap ID 62398. More …
MC208307 Like | Dislike

 

Apr 15

 

Update – New Feature: Global reader experience in new SharePoint admin center
Updated April 15, 2020: To ensure a proper experience we are extending the roll-out timeline for this feature. The SharePoint admin center will soon support the global reader admin role. Users who are assigned this role will have read-only access to all info and settings in the new SharePoint admin center. This feature is related to the global admin role introduced in MC191391 (September 2019).We’ll be gradually rolling this out to Targeted Release customers in mid-March 2020.We’ll be gradually… More …
MC198602 Like | Dislike

 

Apr 15

 

Update: Priority Notifications promotion extended to April 1
Updated April 15, 2020: We are extending the period that unlimited Priority Notifications in Microsoft Teams will be available for all users.We are extending the promotion to July 1, 2020 from its previouis end date of April 1, 2020.After July 1, 2020, licensed users will be able to send Priority Notifications according to the terms of their subscription.This message is associated with Microsoft 365 Roadmap ID 51448. More …
MC199161 Like | Dislike

 

Apr 15

 

Update available for Office 365 ProPlus on the Monthly Channel, Semi-Annual Channel and Semi-Annual Channel (Targeted)
We’ve released updates to the Office 365 ProPlus Monthly Channel, Semi-Annual Channel and Semi-Annual Channel (Targeted).We began gradually rolling out these updates of Office 365 ProPlus to users on these Channels beginning April 14th, 2020. More …
MC209485 Like | Dislike

 

Apr 15

 

Teams updates to provide enhanced meeting and administration controls, and security enhancements
  Major Update: Announcement started
We are pleased to announce the following updates to provide additional controls on how Teams meetings are accessed and experienced as well as additional administration and security enhancements: Update default policy to enforce lobby in meetings, Roadmap ID 63388 Rolling out mid-April Assign a policy package to a batch of Teams users, Roadmap ID 63390 Rolling out mid-April Control profile picture settings in Teams, Roadmap ID 63389 Rolling out mid-April Set a default policy for “Who can… More …
MC209349 Like | Dislike

 

Apr 15

 

Updates to Outlook for iOS and Android
We are providing support for S/MIME with automated certificate delivery for Outlook for Android. We are also introducing updates that separate work and personal experiences in Outlook for iOS and Android.These updates are related to Microsoft 365 Roadmap IDs:Automated certificate delivery for SMIME in Android (59644)Visual cues by account in iOS (57767)Work and personal contact separation in Android (56759) and iOS (56758) More …
MC209415 Like | Dislike

 

Apr 14

 

Updated Feature: Streamlining the recipient experience for links shared with “specific people”
We are streamlining the recipient experience for SharePoint and OneDrive links made to specific people in your organization.We’ll be gradually rolling this out in early April, and the rollout will be completed by early May.This message is associated with Microsoft 365 Roadmap ID 63220. More …
MC209098 Like | Dislike

 

Apr 13

 

New Feature: Changes to video layout in Teams meetings
We are pleased to announce that the number of participants that can be viewed simultaneously during a Teams meeting will increase from 4 to 9. Additionally we are working on increasing this limit even further so that more participants can be viewed simultaneously.We’ll begin rolling this out in late April and expect to be complete by early May.This change is associated with Microsoft 365 Roadmap ID: 63341 More …
MC209274 Like | Dislike

 

Apr 13

 

Basic Authentication and Exchange Online – April 2020 Update
  Major Update: Announcement started
In response to the unprecedented situation we are in and knowing that priorities have changed for many of our customers we have decided to postpone retiring Basic Authentication in Exchange Online (MC204828) for those tenants still actively using it until the second half of 2021. We will provide a more precise date when we have a better understanding of the impact of the situation. More …
MC208814 Like | Dislike

 

Apr 13

 

Updated – Feature Update: Get files and items from folders and subfolders
Updated April 13, 2020: We are pleased to announce that this feature has completed rolling out and should now be available for your organization. Users can create flows that run on folders and target specific files in the folder using the “Get Files (property only)” action in Power Automate.Similarly, users can create flows that run on folders and target specific list items in the folder using the “Get items” action in Power Automate. More …
MC208464 Like | Dislike

 

 

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More news and more information here – https://office365weekly.blog/2020/04/20/office-365-weekly-digest-2020-16/

 

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