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 163th 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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Apr 26

 

Microsoft Bookings to be added as an Office 365 app
  Major Update: Announcement started
Microsoft Bookings, a self-service scheduling tool, will be available as an Office 365 web app in mid-May. We identified an issue where the original communication, MC209154 (April 10), did not reach the entire target audience. We apologize for the delay in the communication and are working to ensure we provide more timely communication in the future. More …
MC210708 Like | Dislike

 

Apr 25

 

Updated feature: Microsoft Forms collaboration permissions and co-authors
  Major Update: Announcement started
With this update, Microsoft Forms co-authors who try to modify collaboration permissions settings for a form will be blocked from making changes. In addition, a form owner will now be able to collaborate with specific users or security groups. This message is associated with Microsoft 365 Roadmap ID 62858. More …
MC210715 Like | Dislike

 

Apr 25

 

Awareness: SharePoint Designer feature deprecation
We’ve identified an issue affecting SharePoint Designer We’ve identified an issue affecting SharePoint Designer functionality for creating and editing custom Forms within SharePoint Online. After careful examination, we’ve determined that there is no known fix for this issue and have elected to disable the feature effective as of 3:00 AM UTC on Saturday, April 25, 2020. Users who have previously leveraged SharePoint Designer to create custom Forms are instead able to utilize PowerApps for this… More …
MC210713 Like | Dislike

 

Apr 25

 

OneDrive for Business Activity column is being retired
  Major Update: Announcement started
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 25

 

New Feature: Change in OneDrive and SharePoint files links created in Outlook for Windows
Outlook for Windows isimproving the readability of links to OneDrive and SharePoint files that are shared with recipients. Senders will also be warned if Outlook detects potential access permissions issues for recipients.This message is associated with Microsoft 365 Roadmap ID 44590. More …
MC210696 Like | Dislike

 

Apr 24

 

Update – Feature Update: Secure by Default
  Major Update: Announcement started
Updated April 24, 2020: Based on customer feedback and additional testing we have made the decision to not move forward at this time. We apologize for any inconvenience and will communicate via Message center when we are ready to proceed. Original message below for reference. 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… More …
MC208307 Like | Dislike

 

Apr 24

 

Prepare for update to the new My Apps and My Account experiences
  Major Update: Announcement started
We will be updating the current Azure AD Apps and Profile experiences on July 20th 2020. This means that on July 20th all users will be automatically switched over to the updated My Apps and My Account experiences. We recommend you migrate your users to the new experiences prior to the July date to allow them to try the new interface as soon as possible. Please note that the updated My Apps and My Account offer the same functionality as the current experiences, but with an improved user… More …
MC209920 Like | Dislike

 

Apr 23

 

New Feature: SharePoint stock images
The stock images tab in the file picker will soon give users access to thousands of high-resolution stock images to use while authoring pages and news.This message is associated with Microsoft 365 Roadmap ID 59834. More …
MC210572 Like | Dislike

 

Apr 23

 

Updates coming to Power Platform Data Loss Prevention
Starting April 22nd 2020, Power Apps and Power Automate Data Loss Prevention (DLP) policies will support the following new features. The release status of these features is in Public Preview. Ability to block connectors (in addition to existing ability to classify connectors as ‘Business’ or ‘Non-business’) through Data Loss Prevention (DLP) policies Ability to configure DLP Policies using Power Platform admin center Ability to classify HTTP connectors using DLP UX in Power Platform admin… More …
MC210568 Like | Dislike

 

Apr 22

 

New and updated usage reports in Microsoft 365 admin center
We are adding a card to the usage reports homepage in the Microsoft 365 admin center to highlight application use that reflects remote work. We are also releasing a new report for Microsoft 365 Apps (formerly Office 365 ProPlus) usage and adding new data points to some of the usage reports.This message is associated with Microsoft 365 Roadmap IDs 59845 and 63209. More …
MC210158 Like | Dislike

 

Apr 22

 

Updated – Office 365 will retire TLS 1.0 and 1.1 postponed for Worldwide and GCC Environments
  Major Update: General Availability rollout started
Updated April 22, 2020: To ensure the best possible experience for our customers during these unprecedented times we are postponing the retirement of TLS 1.0 and 1.1, which was scheduled to begin June 1, 2020. We will deliver a new Message center post when we are going to move forward with the retirement. Original messaging below for reference. As previously communicated (MC124104 in Oct 2017, MC126199 in Dec 2017 and MC128929 in Feb 2018), we are moving all of our online services to Transport… More …
MC186218 Like | Dislike

 

Apr 22

 

New Feature: Continuous Access Evaluation (CAE)
As our customers embrace working from home, we are pleased to announce that we are introducing near real-time token revocation for critical events through Continuous Access Evaluation (CAE). We are starting with Microsoft Teams and Exchange Online. This will improve user experience, provide resiliency for temporary authentication issues, and help with online service demand. More …
MC210034 Like | Dislike

 

Apr 21

 

New Feature: Third party online meeting providers in Outlook for Android
Outlook for Android is introducing the ability to support add-ins for third party online meeting creation.This feature is related to the Microsoft 365 Roadmap ID 52558.This update will roll out in late April 2020 in Outlook for AndroidSupport in Outlook for iOS is planned for a later update. More …
MC209945 Like | Dislike

 

Apr 20

 

Updated- Feature update: Command bar menu updates for Power Automate (formerly Flow)
Updated April 20, 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 20

 

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 and Roadmap ID 63530. More …
MC209666 Like | Dislike

 

 

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More news and more information here – https://office365weekly.blog/2020/04/27/office-365-weekly-digest-2020-17/

 

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