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 171th 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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Jun 26

 

(Updated) New Feature: Schedule pages and news posts in SharePoint
Updated June 26, 2020: On Monday, June 29th, 2020 we will be temporarily rolling back the page scheduling feature to address an issue that prevents customers from correctly enabling scheduling in their sites. Due to this rollback, page scheduling will no longer be available in your tenant. Pages and news posts that have been scheduled will have to be manually published. Please inform site owners and content creators in your organization. We apologize for the inconvenience and look forward to… More …
MC212265 Like | Dislike

 

Jun 26

 

Transition to Power Platform Admin Center
We are reaching out to inform you that the Dynamics 365 admin center, Power Automate admin center and Power Apps admin center will be deprecated on June 30, 2020 and will be replaced with the Power Platform admin center. This change will provide a unified portal to manage your environments and settings within Dynamics 365 and Power Platform. To learn more about its capabilities, please visit this site. More …
MC217438 Like | Dislike

 

Jun 26

 

(Updated) The Planner app in Teams will be renamed with an updated experience powered by Planner and To Do
  Major Update: Announcement started
Updated June 26, 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. Please see the updated details and roll-out timeline below 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… More …
MC211421 Like | Dislike

 

Jun 26

 

New: SharePoint spaces 360° image tours with annotations
We are adding a 360° tour web part that allows authors of SharePoint spaces to select multiple 360° images, link them together, and add annotations to each image. This message is associated with Microsoft 365 Roadmap ID 65072. When this will happen We will roll this out to Targeted Release tenants in mid-July 2020. We will gradually roll this out to all tenants from mid-to-late July 2020. More …
MC217384 Like | Dislike

 

Jun 26

 

SharePoint – lists and libraries web parts consume dynamic data
Dynamic filtering allows you to filter the contents of a list or library web part on a page depending on a value selected in another list or library web part on the same page. This message is associated with Microsoft 365 Roadmap ID 57307. When this will happen We will begin rolling this out to targeted release tenants mid-July. We expect to complete the rollout to standard release tenants by the end of July. More …
MC217382 Like | Dislike

 

Jun 26

 

SharePoint lists and libraries – Sticky column in Quick Edit
As users scroll horizontally across a list or documentary library in Quick Edit, the far left column will soon remain in place. This message is associated with Microsoft 365 Roadmap ID 64866When this will happen We will roll this out to targeted release users beginning early July; we expect the rollout to be complete by late July 2020.We will roll this out to standard release users beginning late July; we expect the rollout to be complete by the end of September 2020. More …
MC217379 Like | Dislike

 

Jun 26

 

Retirement of the Outlook People Pane (formerly the Outlook Social Connector)
We will be retiring the People Pane (formerly the Outlook Social Connector) feature from Outlook for Office 365 with minimum version 16.0.12712.10000 beginning in late July. Instead of the People Pane we recommend the utilization of the find related messages feature or the new faster search experience. For meeting items you can use the Scheduling Assistant and Tracking pane to see who is attending the meeting.Key Points:Major: RetirementTimeline: Begin at the end of July and complete by the end… More …
MC217364 Like | Dislike

 

Jun 26

 

Teams Desktop: Language-Aware Spellchecking
Now, Microsoft Teams users can more easily communicate using multiple languages. Users who write different messages in different languages will now see spellchecking relevant to the language they’re actively using when typing a message in the Microsoft Teams desktop app.This is a key improvement to the existing Teams Desktop Spellchecking feature, to make it “language-aware” and improve the overall Messaging compose experience for bilingual & multilingual users around the world.This message is… More …
MC217362 Like | Dislike

 

Jun 25

 

‘Office Client’ Service health Communications
In an effort to provide greater clarity on the Service health page, we’re removing the service listing for “Office Subscription”, and consolidating communications under ‘Office Client’. When this will happenThis change will be rolled out to Service health in early July. More …
MC217351 Like | Dislike

 

Jun 25

 

(Updated) Feature Update: Yammer Conversations web part for SharePoint
Updated June 25, 2020: We are updating the roll-out timeline to ensure the best possible experience. Please see change below. 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.When will this happen?Targeted release: gradual rollout from early May to… More …
MC209666 Like | Dislike

 

Jun 25

 

(Updated) Feature Updates: Outlook mobile updates the Search experience
Updated June 25, 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. Please see the updates below 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… More …
MC208100 Like | Dislike

 

Jun 25

 

Add shortcuts to shared folders in your OneDrive in Public Preview
Your users will soon be able to add shortcuts to shared folders in OneDrive and SharePoint shared libraries, and access those shortcuts from their OneDrive.When this will happenThis public preview will slowly roll out in late July. We will move from public preview to general availability by the end of September. More …
MC217339 Like | Dislike

 

Jun 25

 

New Features:  Batch policy assignment and group policy assignment
The Microsoft Teams PowerShell module will soon support two new features to streamline the process of assigning policies to multiple users: batch policy assignment and policy assignment to a group, such as a security group or distribution list.This message is associated with Microsoft 365 Roadmap ID 61185.When this will happenWe’ll be rolling this out to customers in early July 2020, and the roll out will be completed by end of July 2020. More …
MC217337 Like | Dislike

 

Jun 24

 

Support for native device camera and location capabilities for Personal apps and tabs
Developers building Microsoft Teams apps that use tabs will soon be able to leverage native mobile device functionalities for richer app experiences. This experience is currently supported for the Teams desktop client and is being introduced to the Teams mobile app via new APIs.This message is associated with Microsoft 365Roadmap ID 64615.When this will happen We will begin rolling out this feature in the Android and iOS app stores in late July 2020. We expect rollout to be complete by the end… More …
MC217255 Like | Dislike

 

Jun 24

 

M365 Information Governance: Update to retention labels
  Major Update: Announcement started
We’re introducing the ability to have Exchange items support retention labels for which period of retention or deletion is based upon when an item was labeled.Key points:Timing: Initiating release in mid-July and complete for all customers by early August.Rollout: Tenant level Control type: Admin Control Action: Confirm policy expiration date matches your expectation More …
MC216379 Like | Dislike

 

Jun 23

 

We’re updating the list and list item sharing experience
We’re updating the list and list item sharing experience.This message is associated with Microsoft 365 Roadmap ID 64164When this will happen We’ll be gradually rolling this out to Targeted Release tenants in early July and expect the rollout to be complete by mid-July. We’ll be gradually rolling this out to Standard Release tenants in mid July and expect the rollout to be complete by the end of July. More …
MC217146 Like | Dislike

 

Jun 23

 

100 GB File Size for OneDrive and SharePoint
Microsoft is increasing the Max File Size from 15GB to 100GB for a single file. We previously announced this feature late in 2019 and are fully rolling out to ALL tenants at this time. This change applies to OneDrive for Business and SharePoint Online. For best performance, we recommend uploading very large files using the OneDrive Desktop client. We apologize that we did not communicate this ahead of the roll-out and we are working to improve this in the future.This message is associated with… More …
MC217136 Like | Dislike

 

Jun 23

 

New service plan, Project for Office, to enable control of the Microsoft Project tile
  Major Update: Announcement started
Based on feedback from the rollout of the Common Data Service service plan, MC209158 or MC211030 (April ’20), a new service plan, Project for Office, will be rolled out to allow you to control the visibility of the Microsoft Project tile in the Microsoft 365 app launcher. Additionally, if you have a Project Plan 1, Project Plan 3, or Project Plan 5 subscription, the Project for Office service plan will allow Microsoft 365/Office 365 users to view project roadmaps built in Roadmap.If your tenant… More …
MC216880 Like | Dislike

 

Jun 23

 

(Updated) New Feature: Change how users Teams in Islands users schedule meetings from Outlook
Updated June 23, 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. Please see the updated roll-out timeline below 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… More …
MC214700 Like | Dislike

 

Jun 23

 

(Updated) Feature Update: Reverse number lookup in activity feed, call history, and voicemail
Updated June 23, 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. Please see the updated roll-out timeline below 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… More …
MC214702 Like | Dislike

 

Jun 23

 

(Updated) New Feature: Modern experience for managed metadata services, tagging and filtering
Updated June 23, 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. Please see the updated roll-out timeline below We will be gradually enabling modern experiences for SharePoint managed metadata services (MMS) which will include:A modern term store manager in the SharePoint admin centerA modern content type gallery in the SharePoint admin center for creating and managing content types… More …
MC208986 Like | Dislike

 

Jun 23

 

(Updated) Enabling basic formatting on the sign-in page text component in Company Branding
Updated June 23, 2020: We have updated the roll-out schedule below. We’re updating the Company Branding component of the Azure Active Directory (Azure AD) sign-in page to allow hyperlinks and simple formatting.This message is associated with Microsoft 365 Roadmap ID 64092.When this will happenWe’ll begin gradually rolling this out in mid-June (previously late June).The roll-out will be complete in all environments by the end of June (previously late July). More …
MC215019 Like | Dislike

 

Jun 23

 

Microsoft Graph connectors for Microsoft Search are now available in Targeted Release
We’re pleased to announce that Microsoft Graph connectors for Microsoft Search is moving out of public preview and into general availability in September.This message is associated with Microsoft 365 Roadmap ID65331.When this will happen We will roll this out to Targeted Release tenants in late June 2020.We will roll this out to Standard Release tenants in mid-September 2020. More …
MC217074 Like | Dislike

 

Jun 22

 

Acronym answers are now available with Microsoft Search in SharePoint
We’re bringing acronym answers with Microsoft Search to SharePoint Online.This message is associated with Microsoft 365 Roadmap ID 64865.When this will happenWe’ll begin rolling out to Targeted Release customers in mid-June and expect to be complete by early July.We’ll begin rolling out to Standard Release customers in late August and expect to be complete in mid-September More …
MC216995 Like | Dislike

 

 

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