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 164th 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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May 02

 

Microsoft Stream people timeline retirement
  Major Update: Announcement started
In response to low feature usage during a time of unprecedented growth in Microsoft Stream, we are retiring the people timeline feature in Microsoft Stream. We will begin feature retirement June 1, 2020, after which time people detection will no longer occur. All people timeline data will be permanently deleted by July 15. More …
MC211744 Like | Dislike

 

May 01

 

Udated – New Feature: Outlook on the web – Add a personal calendar, TeamSnap account
  Major Update: Announcement started
Updated May 1, 2020: We are updating the roll-out timeline below to ensure the best experience. Your end users will soon be able to add a personal calendar and connect a TeamSnap account to Outlook on the web.We’ll be gradually rolling this out to targeted release customers in mid-January 2020. We’ll begin gradually rolling this out to all customers in mid-May (previously April).The rollout will be completed in July 2020.This message is associated with Microsoft 365 Roadmap IDs 54015, 54970,… More …
MC201582 Like | Dislike

 

May 01

 

Configuration Change: Allow OneDrive account to sync only for specific organizations
  Major Update: Announcement started
We’re making a change to the OneDrive group policy setting: Allow syncing OneDrive account for only specific organizations.When this will happenWe will gradually roll this out beginning mid-May.The rollout will be complete in early June. More …
MC211659 Like | Dislike

 

May 01

 

Updated Feature: Group chat with up to 250 people
We’re increasing the maximum chat size from 100 to 250 in response to customer requests.This message is associated with Microsoft 365 Roadmap ID 63577.When this will happenWe will be rolling this out to from early May to mid-May. More …
MC211658 Like | Dislike

 

Apr 30

 

New: Saved for later web part available on modern pages
We’re adding a new Saved for later web part for SharePoint modern pages. With the Saved for later web part, each user can see the content they’ve saved when they view your page. Page authors can determine the source of Saved items that will show on the page: All saved items (to show all of the page viewer’s items across SharePoint) or Saved items from this site (to show all of the user’s saved items from the site on which the page is located). More …
MC211364 Like | Dislike

 

Apr 30

 

New service plan, Common Data Service, added to enable future Office features
  Major Update: Announcement started
A new service plan, Common Data Service, is being added to Office subscriptions to enable future features.Once this service plan is in place and you have a Project license (Project for the web), your users will be able to view projects and roadmaps with the new feature, Office 365 user view to Project and Roadmap.If your tenant does not have a Project license, the new feature, Office 365 user view to Project and Roadmap, will not apply to you.The feature roll out will begin in mid-May and be… More …
MC211030 Like | Dislike

 

Apr 30

 

Updated Feature: Conditionally show or hide columns in a SharePoint list or library form
Users will be able to show or hide columns in a SharePoint list or library form based on a value in another column.This message is associated with Microsoft 365 Roadmap ID 63518.When this will happenThis is gradually rolling out to Targeted release customers from the end of April to early May 2020.This is gradually rolling out to Standard release customers in mid-May 2020. More …
MC211640 Like | Dislike

 

Apr 30

 

Updated Feature: Office 365 Portal rebrand in Service health
In an effort provide greater clarity on the Service health page, we’re renaming the ‘Office 365 Portal’ service to ‘Microsoft 365 Suite’.This change will be rolled to administrators with access to Service health, on May 7, 2020. More …
MC211629 Like | Dislike

 

Apr 30

 

New Feature: Outlook introduces Incident Notification for IT Admins
Microsoft 365 tenant global administrators and Office Apps Administrators will be notified about incidents affecting their users with a new right-side panel notification in Outlook for Windows.This change is related to Microsoft 365 Roadmap 58085When this will happenThis notification will show up in the Microsoft 365 Monthly Channel Targeted (Insiders Slow Channel) update for rolling out in late April and will likely take 3-4 weeks before it’s introduced to Production, Monthly Channel. More …
MC211619 Like | Dislike

 

Apr 30

 

PowerPoint Live Presentations
  Major Update: Announcement started
We will soon release Live Presentations for PowerPoint for web, which allows audience members to see slides and a live transcript of the presenter’s spoken words (including live translation) on their devices.This message is associated with Microsoft 365 Roadmap ID 51121. More …
MC211518 Like | Dislike

 

Apr 30

 

Updated Feature: Spam notifications and alerts in shared mailboxes
We are adding support for end-user spam notifications for shared mailboxes.This message is associated with Microsoft 365 Roadmap ID 63553 More …
MC211521 Like | Dislike

 

Apr 30

 

Updated – Awareness: SharePoint Designer feature deprecation impacting Custom Form creation
Updated April 29, 2020: At present, we are investigating several possible scenarios for editing custom forms that may not be working as expected, while others are working. We will update this post as soon as we have more details. We’ve identified an issue that affects SharePoint Designer functionality for creating custom Forms within SharePoint Online. We identified a code issue with an Application Programming Interface (API) associated with creating new Forms through SharePoint Designer that… More …
MC210713 Like | Dislike

 

Apr 29

 

Updated – Updates to Outlook for iOS and Android
Updated April 29, 2020: Based off customer feedback we have updated the content below to provide clarity. 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… More …
MC209415 Like | Dislike

 

Apr 29

 

Updated – New Feature: Enable Bing Image search and YouTube search in one combined setting for Forms
Updated April 29, 2020: To ensure the proper experience we have updated the roll-out timeline for this feature. We apologize for any inconvenience. Use one toggle to allow end users in your organization to add images from Bing search as well as videos from YouTube search to Forms. We’ll be gradually rolling this out in mid-February 2020. The rollout will be completed by mid-May 2020 (previously end of April). This message is associated with Microsoft 365 Roadmap ID 60191. More …
MC200395 Like | Dislike

 

Apr 29

 

The Planner app in Teams will be renamed with an updated experience powered by Planner and To Do
  Major Update: Announcement started
The Planner app in Teams will become the Tasks app. Users will now be able see their individual tasks and team tasks in a single app. We’re also introducing both a list view and a new mobile tasks experience within the Teams app for mobile devices. The Planner app will be renamed after the rollout is complete, as described below.We will begin roll-out in May or June and expect to be complete by mid-July.This message is associated with Microsoft 365 Roadmap ID 57213 More …
MC211421 Like | Dislike

 

Apr 29

 

New Feature: Intune role management coming to Microsoft 365 admin center
We are adding Microsoft Endpoint Manager – Intune admin role management to the Microsoft 365 admin center, where you can leverage features such as the ability to compare roles, search for roles, and view role permissions. This message is associated with Microsoft 365 Roadmap ID 63551. More …
MC211409 Like | Dislike

 

Apr 28

 

Updated feature: Structural navigation caching
Updated April 28, 2020: We are updating the roll-out timeline for this feature to ensure the best experience. We apologize for any inconvenience. We’re continuing to optimize page performance for publishing-enabled SharePoint sites that use structural navigation with a caching model as outlined in MC194438 (October 2019).We’ll gradually begin rolling this out to customers in late March 2020.The rollout will be complete in late May (previously April). More …
MC207740 Like | Dislike

 

Apr 28

 

New Feature: Introducing Planner integration for Message Center
Microsoft is introducing Planner integration for the Message Center to help with workflow management.This message is associated with Microsoft 365 Roadmap ID 63317 More …
MC210991 Like | Dislike

 

Apr 27

 

Microsoft Bookings to be added as an Office 365 app
  Major Update: Announcement started
Updated April 27, 2020: With this update we are providing guidance on how to limit access for specific users through policy restrictions. Policy changes made now will be honored when Bookings is available in mid-May. Please see Get access to Microsoft Bookings for more details. 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… More …
MC210708 Like | Dislike

 

Apr 27

 

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

 

 

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