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 193th 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.

 

Below is an example that can be applied to your tenant, because these emails are based on the services that you have in your Tenant and subscription.

 

 

Message center announcements,
November 23-29, 2020

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Major updates

 

(Updated) 1:1 Call Recording Policy Introduction

 

Act by: December 18

 

MC227292 | November 28 – Updated November 27, 2020 to clarify the default will be off unless action is taken. Starting December 18, we’re changing how 1:1 Call recording is enabled. Currently, 1:1 Call recording is controlled by the -CsTeamsMeetingPolicy / AllowCloudRecording attribute. We’re now changing it so that 1:1 Call recording can be controlled by its own policy. This means that after December 18, 1:1 Call recording will be controlled by the -CsTeamsCallingPolicy / allowCloudRecordingForCalls attribute.By…

 

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(Updated) New file sharing experience in Teams

 

MC218732 | November 27 – Updated November 27, 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 rollout. We will update this Message center post once we re-start the rollout. Thank you for your patience. With this feature, users will have a file sharing and access control experience in Teams that is similar to their experience with other Microsoft 365 apps.Key points Microsoft 365Roadmap ID 51230 Timing: We will provide an update…

 

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(Updated) Microsoft Teams – Virtual Breakout Rooms

 

MC224343 | November 24 – Updated November 24, 2020: We have updated this message to provide additional guidance.Minimum version required to run this feature:Minimum desktop app version 1.3.00.24755Minimum iOS build: 1.0.77.2020100603Minimum Android build: 1.0.0.2020091301 Breakout rooms allow meeting organizers to split main meetings into smaller sessions for focused discussions.Key Points:Microsoft 365 Roadmap ID:65332Timing: begin in early December (previously mid-November) and expect to complete by mid-December…

 

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Additional updates

 

We’re improving results previews in Microsoft Search

 

MC227539 | November 24 – We are improving search result previews in SharePoint Online and Office.com.This message is associated with Microsoft 365 Roadmap ID 68877.

 

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Introducing SharePoint Portal Launch Scheduler

 

MC227532 | November 24 – We are introducing a SharePoint Portal Launch Scheduler, designed to help coordinate and schedule launch details for SharePoint sites that are expected to receive high volumes of traffic, also known as portals. The Portal Launch Scheduler is available via SharePoint PowerShell.Note: You need tenant administrative permissions to run the PowerShell cmdlets.This message is associated with Microsoft 365 Roadmap ID 66162.

 

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Microsoft Secure Score is adding recommendations for Microsoft Defender for Endpoint

 

MC227531 | November 24 – We are adding seven recommendations for Microsoft Defender for Endpoint (previously Microsoft Defender ATP).

 

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Enabling page rotation for iOS to view OneDrive PDF files

 

MC227458 | November 24 – You will soon be able to rotate page orientation while viewing PDF documents in the Microsoft OneDrive iOS app. Any changes made are saved to OneDrive.This message is associated with Microsoft 365 Roadmap ID 68855.When this will happenWe will being rolling this out to the App Store in early December 2020 and expect it to be available for all by early January 2021.

 

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(Updated) Forms: Specific user sharing for response collection

 

MC223656 | November 24 – Updated November 23, 2020: we have updated the deployment timeline below. With this update, Microsoft Forms owners will be able to easily collect survey responses from specific users or security groups.This message is associated with Microsoft 365 Roadmap ID 67157.When this will happen We’ll be gradually rolling this out starting in early December (was end of October) The rollout will be completed by the end of December 2020 (was end of November).

 

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Configuring list or library forms for Microsoft Lists and SharePoint

 

MC227452 | November 24 – With this update, anyone who can create and manage views in a list can configure the list or library form with header, footer, and body sections for both Microsoft Lists and SharePoint. This message is associated with Microsoft 365 Roadmap ID 63519.

 

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Updates available for Microsoft 365 Apps for Current Channel

 

MC227448 | November 24 – We’ve released updates to the following update channel for Microsoft 365 Apps: Current Channel When this will happen: We’ll be gradually rolling out this update of Microsoft 365 Apps to users on that update channel starting November 23rd, 2020 (PST).

 

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List rules make it easy to set up notifications of changes

 

MC227447 | November 24 – With this update, SharePoint users with edit permissions on a list can create simple if/then rules, based on changes to list information, to set reminders and send notifications. This message is associated with Microsoft 365 Roadmap ID 64163.

 

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More news and more information here – https://office365weekly.blog/2020/11/30/office-365-weekly-digest-2020-48/

 

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