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 168th 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 31

 

(Updated) New hyperlink and date and time editors, improved column editing for SharePoint lists and document libraries
Updated 5/31/2020: We have updated the links in this message to ensure they resolve correctly. We are improving the hyperlink and date and time field editors in SharePoint lists and document libraries. We are also making it possible to create all column types directly from Quick Edit. All the data in existing hyperlink and date and time fields will be retained and unchanged.This message is associated with Microsoft 365 Roadmap IDs 63275and63277.When this will happenWe will be rolling this out… More …
MC213422 Like | Dislike

 

May 31

 

Office 365 ProPlus became Microsoft 365 Apps
Office 365 ProPlus was renamed to Microsoft 365 Apps for enterprise on April 21. New name, same great value, same price – no change to your existing subscription.Why is my subscription changing names?We renamed Office 365 ProPlus together with the following subscriptions to be more reflective of the current range of features and benefits in each: Office 365 Business Essentials becomes Microsoft 365 Business BasicOffice 365 Business Premium becomes Microsoft 365 Business StandardMicrosoft 365… More …
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May 30

 

Office What’s New management card available for Microsoft 365 admin center
When the Office What’s New Management card is available in the Microsoft 365 admin center, global and Office Apps administrators will be able to easily select which new items to display in the end-user “What’s New” section of Help in Office desktop applications. This message is associated with Microsoft 365 Roadmap ID 64337. When this will happen We will begin rolling out this feature in mid-June 2020; the rollout will be complete by the end of September 2020. More …
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May 30

 

SharePoint document library and list form improvements
We have three new features coming soon that will improve the form experience for SharePoint document libraries and lists. When this will happenWe will begin rolling these features out to Targeted Release customers in mid-June; the rollout should be complete by late June. We will begin rolling these features out worldwide in late June; the rollout should be complete by mid-August. More …
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May 30

 

Feature Update: Reverse number lookup in activity feed, call history, and voicemail
We are extending our reverse number look up service to include call records in the user activity feed, call history, and voicemail. This message is associated with Microsoft 365 Roadmap ID 64405 When this will happenYour users will begin seeing Caller ID in their activity feed, call history, and voicemail in early June 2020.The rollout will be complete by mid-June. More …
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May 30

 

New Feature: Change how users Teams in Islands users schedule meetings from Outlook
Skype for Business users who use Teams in Islands mode can schedule meetings from Outlook with either Teams or Skype. With this new policy, you can specify that meetings scheduled from Outlook will take place on Teams only. If you are not using Microsoft Teams and Skype for Business in coexistence mode, you may ignore this message. When will this happen? This policy will be available in early June for Outlook for Windows, Outlook on the web, Outlook for Android, and Outlook for iOS. This policy… More …
MC214700 Like | Dislike

 

May 29

 

Microsoft 365 Apps on Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012
As previously announced, Windows 8 ended support on January 12, 2016 and Microsoft 365 Apps ended support on Windows Server 2012/R2 on January 14, 2020 As innovations continue to be released for Microsoft 365 Apps, we would like to remind our customers that new features in Microsoft 365 Apps may create stability and performance issues when running on older or unsupported operating systems. Note: If your organization is not running Windows 8 or Windows Server 2012 you can safely disregard this… More …
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May 29

 

(Updated) New Feature: Self service purchase user request workflow
  Major Update: Announcement started
Updated May 29, 2020: We have updated the message below to provide more clarity. In January we launched the self-service purchase feature that allowed users in a tenant to purchase Power platform products directly from Microsoft. This feature came with the ability for admins to turn off self-service purchase of individual products via Power Shell. Starting in July, we’re introducing the ability for a user who is blocked from purchasing a self-service purchase product to make a request that will… More …
MC213897 Like | Dislike

 

May 29

 

Exact Data Match now supports SharePoint Online for DLP
Exact Data Match (EDM) is now supported for SharePoint Online for organizations with one of the following licenses:Office 365 E5Microsoft 365 E5Microsoft 365 E5 ComplianceMicrosoft E5/A5 Information Protection and GovernanceIf your organization does not carry any of the above licenses you can safely disregard this message.This message is associated with Microsoft 365 Roadmap ID64558When this will happenThis will be available beginning June 1, 2020 More …
MC214683 Like | Dislike

 

May 29

 

Shifts Audit Logs available in the M365 Security and Compliance Center
We’re adding the ability to view Shifts audit logs in the Microsoft 365 Security and Compliance Center.This message is associated with Microsoft 365 Roadmap ID 64476When this will happenWe will roll out this feature worldwide in early June. More …
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May 29

 

Updated Feature: OneDrive Sync Enterprise ring is getting a new name
This message is for admins who manage the new OneDrive sync app for Windows (OneDrive.exe) and have chosen to receive updates in the enterprise ring. We’re updating the name of OneDrive Sync “Enterprise” ring to “Deferred” ring. More …
MC214639 Like | Dislike

 

May 28

 

Cortana in Windows 10, version 2004 and the Bing Answers feature for Enterprise users
Cortana in Windows 10, version 2004 and later, helps users quickly get information across Microsoft 365, using typed or spoken queries to connect with people, check calendars, set reminders, and more. For more information on the supported features, visit the Windows experience blog. Also available within the Cortana application are Bing Answers that provides fast, authoritative results to search queries. Bing Answers allow users to ask Cortana web-related questions in the Cortana in Windows… More …
MC214581 Like | Dislike

 

May 28

 

OAuth Support for POP, IMAP and SMTP AUTH Now Available in Exchange Online
OAuth Support for POP, IMAP and SMTP authentication is now available in Exchange online.This message is associated with Microsoft 365 Roadmap ID 61303. When this will happen This is now available to all tenants. More …
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May 28

 

Updated Feature: Microsoft Stream cloud recordings regional storage control
  Major Update: Announcement started
Meeting recordings are stored in Microsoft Stream cloud storage. Tenant admins have an option to go the Microsoft Teams admin center to turn ON/OFF “Allow cloud recording” setting for Teams meetings. The recording feature is currently disabled for customers whose Teams data is stored in-country if Microsoft Stream is not available in country. We will be adding an additional setting which will allow customers to use recording if Microsoft Stream data residency is not yet in country.We will begin… More …
MC214327 Like | Dislike

 

May 28

 

Call Quality Dashboard (CQD) V2 data to be retired
  Major Update: Announcement started
We will be retiring CQD V2 data from https://cqd.lync.com beginning July 1, 2020. Instead we recommend using advanced CQD at https://cqd.teams.microsoft.com, which is where we will continue to invest. More …
MC213996 Like | Dislike

 

May 28

 

Removing OneDrive admin center link from the OneDrive web page for admins
  Major Update: Announcement started
We will be retiring the OneDrive admin center link, available only to SharePoint and Global admins, on the OneDrive web page beginning June 22, 2020.Instead we recommend accessing the OneDrive admin center through the Microsoft 365 admin center, which is where we will continue to invest. More …
MC213947 Like | Dislike

 

May 28

 

(Updated) New Feature: Teams/Skype Consumer chat and calling interop
Updated May 28, 2020: Based on learnings from our early rings, we have made the decision to make additional changes to the code which have delayed the rollout. We have updated the information below to reflect the new timeline and experience. Additionally, we have clarified the location of the setting in the Teams admin center. Thank you for your patience. Your Teams and Skype for consumers users will soon be able to chat and make Voice over IP (VoIP) calls to one another.We’ll be gradually… More …
MC205801 Like | Dislike

 

May 28

 

Outlook on the web – In-product notification of full inbox
Whenever someone has used 90% or more of their inbox capacity, Outlook on the web will display a notification until the user reduces stored messages to below 90% of inbox capacity.This message is associated with Microsoft 365 Roadmap ID 64275.When this will happen We will begin rolling out this feature to production tenants in mid-June; the rollout will be complete by the end of June. We will then roll out the feature to the remainder of our tenants in early July; the rollout will be complete… More …
MC214532 Like | Dislike

 

May 28

 

General availability of automatic classification with sensitivity labels in Microsoft 365 services
We are making it possible to automatically apply sensitivity labels to content stored on OneDrive and SharePoint and to emails sent through Exchange. This advanced capability requires Microsoft 365 E5 licensing SKUs (covered below). This message is associated with Microsoft 365 Roadmap ID 57312. When this will happen We have begun rolling out to general availability, and the rollout will be complete by the end of May. More …
MC214528 Like | Dislike

 

May 28

 

New Teams meeting setting – require meeting participants to use the lobby
We are providing Teams meeting organizers greater control over their meetings by making it possible to require all participants to wait in the lobby.This message is associated with Microsoft 365 Roadmap ID 64643.When this will happenWe will roll-out this feature in early-June for worldwide tenants and GCC tenants will receive it at the end of June. More …
MC214522 Like | Dislike

 

May 27

 

(Updated) New Feature: Poll added to Outlook
Updated May 27, 2020: To ensure the proper experience we are adjusting the roll-out plan. The rollout for Outlook for the web has been extended. The rollout for Outlook for Mac will begin soon. We will communicate via Message center when we move forward with Outlook for Windows. We apologize for any inconvenience.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. The… More …
MC205124 Like | Dislike

 

May 27

 

Feature Update: Teams meeting call and meeting chat size to increase to 350
We’re increasing the maximum Teams meeting call and meeting chat size from 250 to 350 in response to customer requests.This message is associated with Microsoft 365 Roadmap ID64225When this will happen We will begin rolling this out in late May. The rollout will be complete in mid-June. The feature will stay in effect until the end of September. We will reassess this feature in September and communicate with you again at that time. More …
MC214350 Like | Dislike

 

May 27

 

Office 365 Groups will become Microsoft 365 Groups
The Office 365 Groups platform enables collaboration across Microsoft 365. Acknowledging that scope, Office 365 Groups are becoming Microsoft 365 Groups. These changes will happen over time and will be reflected in all the connected endpoints over the upcoming quarters. This message is associated with Microsoft 365 Roadmap ID 64336. When this will happen We’ll begin changing the appropriate UI strings for different Groups endpoints starting in end of June 2020.We expect the renaming process to… More …
MC214349 Like | Dislike

 

May 26

 

Manage which accounts can log in to Teams via enrolled mobile devices
Teams administrators will soon be able manage which accounts can log in to Teams via enrolled iOS and Android mobile devices as well as limit a device to a single corporate account.This message is associated with Microsoft 365 Roadmap ID 64143.When this will happenThe rollout will begin in mid-June and will be complete by the end of June. More …
MC214328 Like | Dislike

 

May 26

 

Updates Available for Microsoft 365 Apps on Monthly Channel (soon to be called Current Channel)
We’ve released updates to the Microsoft 365 Apps on Monthly Channel (which will be called Current Channel from June 9th 2020)When this will happenWe’ll be gradually rolling out these updates of Microsoft 365 Apps to users starting May 21st 2020. More …
MC214309 Like | Dislike

 

May 26

 

(Updated) Update to Microsoft 365 Roadmap product filters
Updated May 26, 2020: Updated below for clarity. We’re updating product filters on the Microsoft 365 Roadmap to accommodate previously announced naming updates and the addition of the Monthly Enterprise Channel.When this will happenWe plan to roll out these new filters the end of June. More …
MC213960 Like | Dislike

 

 

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