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This is the 172th email that Microsoft has sent to Tenant Admin’s Newsletter with Office 365 changes.

 

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Jul 02

 

Microsoft Teams: New Audio (IPAudioMode) and Video Policies (IPVideoMode)
We are adding a new setting to specifically control IP audio (IPAudioMode) as well as a new control for IP video (IPVideoMode) to allow IT administrators more control over how audio and video is managed in Teams meetings and group calls. In November 2019, we proposed changes in internet protocol (IP) policies for both video and audio in Teams meetings and group calls; based on your feedback, we revised the proposed changes. We apologize for any inconvenience that this delay in rollout may have… More …
MC217887 Like | Dislike

 

Jul 02

 

(Updated) Manage which accounts can log in to Teams via enrolled mobile devices
Updated July 2, 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 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… More …
MC214328 Like | Dislike

 

Jul 02

 

New service plan, Project for Office, to enable control of the Microsoft Project tile
  Major Update: Announcement started
Updated July 2, 2020: We have updated the subscriptions listed below to accurately reflect the changes. We apologize for any confusion. 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… More …
MC216880 Like | Dislike

 

Jul 02

 

(Updated) New Feature: Change how users Teams in Islands users schedule meetings from Outlook
Updated July 2, 2020: We have updated the post to reflect the correct parameter of Teams vs TeamsOnly. We apologize for any confustion. 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… More …
MC214700 Like | Dislike

 

Jul 02

 

(Updated) New Teams meeting setting – require meeting participants to use the lobby
Updated July 2, 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 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 July… More …
MC214522 Like | Dislike

 

Jul 01

 

Public preview: modern authentication unattended scripting option for Exchange Online PowerShell V2
We are happy to announce the public preview of a modern authenticationunattended scripting option for use with Exchange Online PowerShell V2, which provides customers with the ability to run non-interactive scripts.This message is associated with Microsoft 365 Roadmap ID 60528. When this will happenThis feature is currently available in all environments. More …
MC217815 Like | Dislike

 

Jul 01

 

Add additional properties to the profile card using the profile API in Microsoft Graph
You will soon be able to add custom information to a person’s profile card through the Microsoft Graph Beta.This message is associated with Microsoft 365 Roadmap ID 61502. When this will happenWe’ll begin making these new profile customization options available in early July. More …
MC217813 Like | Dislike

 

Jul 01

 

Updating Microsoft Edge Legacy to the new Microsoft Edge browser for Windows
  Major Update: Announcement started
  Act By: Jul 30
We’re making some changes to the Microsoft Edge Legacy application for Windows 10 devices in education and business that are updated by Windows Update. This change will not impact devices that are updated by Windows Update for Business (WUfB) or Windows Server Update Services (WSUS).Key Points: Timing: No sooner than July 30, 2020 beginning with Windows Update-connected education devices. Post to be updated for business timing. Roll-out: Tenant level Action: To block this update, you must… More …
MC217662 Like | Dislike

 

Jul 01

 

Retiring Teams support for devices running on Android 4.4
  Major Update: Announcement started
  Act By: Aug 01
We will be retiring the Teams support on Android 4.4.Instead we recommend that users upgrade to newer Android builds, which is where we will continue to invest.Key Points:Major: RetirementTimeline: August 1, 2020Action: Review and assess impact More …
MC217681 Like | Dislike

 

Jul 01

 

Retirement of the Outlook People Pane (formerly the Outlook Social Connector)
  Major Update: Announcement started
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

 

Jul 01

 

Upcoming Exchange Device Access and Conditional Access changes with Outlook mobile
  Major Update: Announcement started
  Act By: Aug 01
Recently, we discovered that certain Azure Active Directory Conditional Access policies prevented Exchange Online device access rules from being applied to Outlook for iOS and Android. For example, customers with a conditional access policy that required Multi-factor authentication (MFA) resulted in Exchange Online not processing device access rules for Outlook for iOS and Android.Beginning in August 2020, we will roll out changes in Exchange Online to ensure that only certain Conditional… More …
MC216824 Like | Dislike

 

Jul 01

 

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

 

Jul 01

 

Microsoft Teams – Large Gallery view (Preview) – see up to 49 participants
Large Gallery view (preview) for Microsoft Teams meetings provides a new way to view video from up to 49 participants at once on a single screen. Similar to the normal Gallery view, Large Gallery automatically adapts the layout of participant videos in a Teams meeting into defined grids (e.g. 7×7) for optimal viewing. Large Gallery is an optional participant view that is turned off by default for each meeting, and each meeting user may switch in or out of Large Gallery view at any time.Large… More …
MC217716 Like | Dislike

 

Jun 30

 

The new tasks experience is becoming generally available for Outlook on the web
We will soon roll out the new tasks experience in Outlook on the web as we move from preview to general availability. With this change, we will remove the preview opt-in toggle; this means the classic tasks experience will no longer be available.This feature is associated with Microsoft 365 Roadmap ID 64940.When this will happenWe will begin rolling this out to targeted release customers in early-July.We will begin rolling this out to standard release customers in mid-July and expect the… More …
MC217689 Like | Dislike

 

Jun 30

 

Rename title column in SharePoint lists and libraries
Your users will soon be able to rename the title field column.This message is associated with Microsoft 365 Roadmap ID 65146.When this will happen We will begin rolling this out to targeted release in mid-July. We will begin rolling this out to standard production beginning in late July expect to complete the rollout in late September. More …
MC217661 Like | Dislike

 

Jun 30

 

OneDrive Sync Help Pane on macOS
The new OneDrive Sync Help Pane is now shipping on macOS after having been enabled for Windows.This message is associated with Microsoft 365 Roadmap ID 65351.When this will happenWe will begin rolling this out in early July and expect it to be completed in mid-July. More …
MC217651 Like | Dislike

 

Jun 30

 

(Updated) Feature update: Structural navigation caching
Updated June 30, 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 full rollout. We will update this Message center post with additional details in the future. Thank you for your patience. 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… More …
MC207740 Like | Dislike

 

Jun 30

 

(Updated) New Feature: Seamlessly Share Personal Lists in To Do
  Major Update: Announcement started
Updated June 30, 2020: Thank you for your feedback. At this time we will not be moving forward with rolling out the feature as originally outlined. Please see the changes below. Your feedback is greatly appreciated. Microsoft To Do will support list sharing between personal and work accounts. This lets users in your organization join, view, modify, and add data to lists owned by personal Microsoft accounts.This change is associated with Microsoft 365 Roadmap ID: 64658 When this will happen We… More …
MC215678 Like | Dislike

 

Jun 29

 

Automatically block guest access to new OneDrive and SharePoint files until scans are complete
You can enable Data Loss Prevention (DLP) to automatically block external access to new files in SharePoint Online and OneDrive for Business until those files have been fully scanned for sensitive information. This message is associated with Microsoft 365 Roadmap 34247. When this will happenWe will roll this out the end of June; we expect the rollout to be complete by mid-July. More …
MC217584 Like | Dislike

 

Jun 29

 

Automatically block guest access to new OneDrive and SharePoint files until scans are complete
You can enable Data Loss Prevention (DLP) to automatically block external access to new files in SharePoint Online and OneDrive for Business until those files have been fully scanned for sensitive information. This message is associated with Microsoft 365 Roadmap 34247. When this will happenWe will roll this out the end of June; we expect the rollout to be complete by mid-July. More …
MC217583 Like | Dislike

 

Jun 29

 

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. Dynamics 365 admin center will be disabled on July 31, 2020. More …
MC217568 Like | Dislike

 

 

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