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 165th 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 09

 

Microsoft Teams new calling and meeting experience
  Major Update: Announcement started
We are pleased to announce that we will be enabling users to be able to view meetings and calls in separate windows along with the other recently announced features.This message is associated with Microsoft 365 Roadmap ID 57294When this will happenWe will be rolling this out in June. More …
MC212453 Like | Dislike

 

May 09

 

Updated feature: Suggested replies in French and Italian for Outlook on the web in Europe
Outlook on the web is adding support for suggested replies in French and Italian for customers with mailboxes in Europe. When users who have their mailboxes in Europe have a conversation in Outlook on the web in French or Italian, they will see suggested replies in that language.This message is associated with Microsoft 365 Roadmap ID 63974. When this will happenFrench: Targeted Release, mid-May; Standard Release, late May.Italian: Targeted Release, late May; Standard Release, early June. More …
MC212455 Like | Dislike

 

May 08

 

(Updated) Teams Meeting experience improvements
  Major Update: Announcement started
Updated May 8, 2020: To ensure the best possible experience for our users, we are delaying some of our deployments to reduce the amount of change flowing into the services. The roll-out of these features is still in progress. We are pleased to announce the following features will be available to improve your Teams Meeting experience:Background effects in Teams meetings – Roadmap ID 62890Rolling out beginning in mid AprilNew experience for launching instant channel meetings – Roadmap ID… More …
MC208577 Like | Dislike

 

May 08

 

Microsoft Teams support for Egnyte as a Third party cloud storage provider
Microsoft Teams is adding support for Egnyte as a a Third-party cloud storage provider, taking the total number of supported integrations to five (Citrix Files, Box, DropBox, Google Drive and Egnyte).We will begin rolling out this change to all customer in mid-June.This change is associated with Microsoft Roadmap ID 63706 More …
MC212414 Like | Dislike

 

May 08

 

Updated feature: Adding background images and effects in Teams meetings
Tenant administrators will be able to assign a user-level policy to control how users engage with background effects in Teams meetings. For example, you may choose to allow your users to customize their background by uploading their own images. This message is associated with Microsoft 365 Roadmap IDs 63666 and 63670. When will this happen?We will roll out your ability to manage policy settings from early May to late MayWe will roll out user ability to upload images from mid-May to late May More …
MC212361 Like | Dislike

 

May 08

 

New Feature: Suggested text coming in Outlook on the web
Outlook on the web is adding suggested text during composition by incorporating intelligent technology.This feature will initially only be available for Targeted Release customers in North America. This message is associated with Microsoft 365 Roadmap ID 63795When this will happenWe will begin rolling out this feature to Targeted Release customers at the end of May 2020.We will advise Standard Release customers before this feature is available.We will send updated communications before the… More …
MC212345 Like | Dislike

 

May 08

 

(Updated) Prepare for update to the new My Apps and My Account experiences
  Major Update: Announcement started
Updated May 7, 2020: We have updated this post with video resources to share with end users. 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… More …
MC209920 Like | Dislike

 

May 08

 

New Feature: Outlook on the web – Send later
Outlook on the web is rolling out the ability to schedule emails to be sent at a later date and time.This message is associated with Microsoft 365 Roadmap ID63665.When this will happenThe feature will start rolling out Targeted Release customersin early May.The rollout will be completed worldwide by the end of June More …
MC212344 Like | Dislike

 

May 08

 

New Feature: Option to end meetings and appointments early in Outlook on the web
With more meetings being held online, we are adding an option to end all meetings and appointments earlier when you schedule a meeting in Outlook on the web.This message is associated with Microsoft 365 Roadmap ID 63384.When this will happenWe will begin rolling out this feature to Standard Release customers in mid-May 2020, and the rollout should be complete by late July. More …
MC212343 Like | Dislike

 

May 07

 

New Feature: Pre-publish overview in SharePoint
We’re introducing a new pre-publish panel that gives page authors key information about their pages and news posts before they publish. This feature is associated with Microsoft 365 Roadmap ID 63257. When this will happen We will begin gradually rolling this out to Targeted Release customers in late-May; the rollout will be complete in early June.We will update this post when we have information about the rollout for Standard Release customers. More …
MC212330 Like | Dislike

 

May 07

 

(Updated) New Feature: Advanced eDiscovery tenant reports in preview
Updated May 7, 2020: Based on learnings from our early rings, we have made the decision to make additional changes to the code before we proceed with the roll-out. We will provide an update in this Message center post once we re-start the roll-out. Thank you for your patience. We have begun rolling out Advanced eDiscovery tenant reports in preview. The rollout will be completed by mid-February.This message is associated with Microsoft 365 Roadmap ID 60435. More …
MC202831 Like | Dislike

 

May 07

 

New Feature: Schedule pages and news posts in SharePoint
We’re introducing the ability for SharePoint page authors to schedule pages and news posts for publication at a future date and time.This message is associated with Microsoft 365 Roadmap ID 62892.When this will happenWe will begin gradually rolling this out to Targeted Release customers in late-May; the rollout will be complete in early June.We will update this post when we have information about the rollout for Standard Release customers. More …
MC212265 Like | Dislike

 

May 06

 

New Feature: Microsoft Authenticator App Fullscreen Account Pages for Android
We’re updating the Microsoft Authenticator app user interface to show full screen account views for Android devices. This feature was released for iOS at the beginning of March (MC205513).We rolled this out to all iOS customers in mid-March 2020.We’ll be rolling this out for Android customers in mid-May 2020.This message is associated with Microsoft 365Roadmap ID 61746. More …
MC212227 Like | Dislike

 

May 06

 

New Feature: SharePoint home sites
SharePoint home sites is a new Microsoft 365 feature to help you configure and launch the top landing page for your organization. This message is associated with Microsoft 365 Roadmap ID 26842. When this will happen This feature is currently available to all Targeted Release (entire organization) customers.We’ll be gradually rolling this out to all customers starting early May 2020 and will complete the roll out by the end of month. More …
MC212106 Like | Dislike

 

May 06

 

csTeamsMeetingPolicy update to manage access to past meetings
  Major Update: Announcement started
We’re making some changes to settings within csTeamsMeetingPolicy.Starting mid-June 2020, we’re changing the behavior of meeting policies which allows users to create and schedule meetings:AllowChannelMeetingSchedulingAllowMeetNowAllowPrivateMeetNowAllowPrivateMeetingScheduling More …
MC211972 Like | Dislike

 

May 06

 

Records Management: Proof of disposal for records rolling out
We’re introducing a new way to see disposed records in Records management.This message is associated with Microsoft 365 Roadmap ID 63058.When this will happenWe have resumed rolling out this feature after an initial pause.The roll out will be completed by the end of May 2020. More …
MC212139 Like | Dislike

 

May 06

 

Updated – Awareness: SharePoint Designer feature deprecation impacting Custom Form creation
Updated May 5, 2020: Editing existing Forms is now working as expected. If users attempted to edit existing Forms between April 25, 2020 and May 5, 2020, those forms may not work as expected. Please open a support ticket if this is the case. 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… More …
MC210713 Like | Dislike

 

May 06

 

Microsoft 365 Records Management is now GA
The Records Management solution within the Microsoft 365 Compliance Center is now generally available to all customers.This message is associated with Microsoft 365 Roadmap ID 63058. More …
MC212117 Like | Dislike

 

May 05

 

Feature Update: New layout for site footer
There is a new site footer layout for SharePoint communication sites. The new Extended layout features an enhanced experience for viewers and provides more navigational control for site authors. Footer layouts hold two levels of navigation and can be edited in the Change the look panel without losing formerly saved links and labels at any time.When this will happenThe Extended layout for site footer will roll out to Targeted Release (entire organization) starting in May 2020 and will be… More …
MC212096 Like | Dislike

 

May 05

 

(Updated) Feature Update: Publishing commands added to Pages library
Updated May 5, 2020: Based on learnings from our early rings, we have made the decision to make additional changes to the code before we proceed with the roll-out of the icon and file card changes. The revised roll-out completion target is below. Your SharePoint end users with page editing permissions will soon have new publishing commands and visual cues in the Pages library.The roll-out for the new publish button on the command bar will be completed by mid-March available now.The file card… More …
MC204627 Like | Dislike

 

May 05

 

(Updated) Feature Update: Syncing files that are used by your local computer
Updated May 5, 2020: To ensure the best possible experience for our users, we are delaying some of our deployments to reduce the amount of change flowing into the services. The new deployment timeline is outlined below We’re updating the behavior of how we sync machine specific files which are created by the operating system and that are used by File Explorer on Windows and Finder on MacOS.We’ll be gradually rolling this out in late March 2020.The roll-out will be completed by the end of June… More …
MC207566 Like | Dislike

 

May 05

 

Feature Updates: Outlook mobile updates the Search experience
Microsoft is rolling out a number of updates to the search experience in Outlook for iOS and Android.These changes provide helpful ways to find email, people, events, and filesfaster and easier with more relevant results.The updates are related to these Microsoft 365 Roadmap IDs:Actionable calendar search answers in iOS 55044 and Android 60856Meeting Insights in Outlook for iOS Search home page in iOS 61149Natural language search iOS 56821 and Android 56822Search deleted folders in Android… More …
MC208100 Like | Dislike

 

May 05

 

(Updated) New Feature: SharePoint Spaces Preview
Updated May 5, 2020: We have completed roll-out to our Targeted Release customers and expect to complete roll-out to all customers by the end of May. SharePoint spaces is a web-based, immersive platform which allows your users to create and share mixed reality experiences.We are gradually rolling out SharePoint spaces (Preview) to Targeted Release customers in April 2020. We expect to complete the roll-out to all customers by the end of May.This message is associated with Microsoft 365 Roadmap… More …
MC208358 Like | Dislike

 

May 05

 

(Updated) Feature Update: Restricting form-based authentication in Office apps
  Major Update: Announcement started
Updated May 5, 2020: To ensure the best possible experience for our users, we are delaying some of our deployments to reduce the amount of change flowing into the services. The new deployment timeline is outlined below. 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… More …
MC203731 Like | Dislike

 

May 05

 

Updated May 5th: 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: For the latest on Stream people timeline, please see MC211744. Previously announced: OneNote: OneNote in Teams will be read-only for commercial and education tenants. To edit, please use… More …
MC207439 Like | Dislike

 

May 05

 

Updated Feature: General Availability, SharePoint and OneDrive support for sensitivity labels with encryption
In November 2019, we notified you that we were enabling SharePoint and OneDrive support for sensitivity labels as a public preview (MC194985). This feature is now available in your tenant.This change is related to Microsoft 365 Roadmap ID57311. More …
MC212009 Like | Dislike

 

May 04

 

Updated – 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

 

 

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