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 222th email that Microsoft has sent to Tenant Admin’s Newsletter with Office 365 changes.


This Weekly digest is intended to reach the Administrators of Microsoft 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,
June 14-20, 2021


Major updates


Office Telemetry Dashboard to be removed from Microsoft 365 Apps for enterprise, starting with Version 2208


MC262540 | June 16 – Office Telemetry Dashboard is being removed from Microsoft 365 Apps for enterprise. The first version of Microsoft 365 Apps for enterprise without Office Telemetry Dashboard will be Version 2208, which is expected to be available first in Current Channel in the second half of August 2022. Note: If you do not use Office Telemetry Dashboard, you can disregard this message. Components of the Office Telemetry Dashboard will no longer be available in Version 2208 or later including the Office…


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(Updated) Teams meeting invite recipients limit from Outlook


MC259845 | June 16 – Updated June 16, 2021: We have updated the message below to clarify this impacts Win32 and Win64 clients. Thank you for your patience. We’re making some changes to limit the number of individual recipients allowed for scheduling a Teams meeting from Outlook (Win32 and Win64 client only at this time). We will apply this limit for meetings created with more than 750 recipients in the invite. This limit does not apply to the content of Distribution Lists and therefore we encourage users to use…


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(Updated) SharePoint: Updates for Microsoft Teams connected team sites


MC261534 | June 15 – Updated June 15, 2021: We have updated the content below for additional clarity. Thank you for your feedback When you create a team in Microsoft Teams, a SharePoint team site will automatically get created in tandem and you are also able to connect any existing SharePoint team site to a new team in Microsoft Teams. These are called Microsoft Teams connected team sites.For private channels in Microsoft Teams, a SharePoint team site automatically gets created and is known as a channel site. These…


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Additional updates


Paging in Large Gallery


MC263055 | June 19 – This feature introduces paging to help you view up to 98 videos by choosing Large Gallery (Teams meetings currently supports up to 49 videos). This is rolling out on Windows, desktop and Mac.This message is associated with Microsoft 365 Roadmap ID 84464.


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(Updated) PDF nighttime reading mode for OneDrive on Android


MC261353 | June 18 – Updated June 18, 2021: We have updated the rollout timeline below. Thank you for your patience. With 3 new color modes for viewing PDFs—day, night, and sepia—users have more control over the appearance of PDFs and how much blue light they see. This message is associated with Microsoft 365 Roadmap ID 72230.


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Updates available for Microsoft 365 Apps for Current Channel


MC262928 | June 18 – We’ve released updates to the following update channel for Microsoft 365 Apps: Current Channel


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Search box changes for guest users in OneDrive, SharePoint, and Lists


MC262778 | June 17 – This feature update will align the search box experience for guest users with regular users by placing it at the top of the page in the suite header.This message is associated with Microsoft 365 Roadmap ID 81983.


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(Updated) Organizers can lock meetings


MC251564 | June 16 – Updated June 16, 2021: We have updated the rollout timeline below. Thank you for your patience. Within the desktop app in-meeting experience, organizers can choose to lock their meetings to prevent subsequent unwanted join attempts.Users attempting to join a locked meeting by any means (e.g. from web, desktop, mobile, PSTN, and devices) will not be able to do so. There will be a message to say that the meeting is locked. This message is associated with Microsoft 365 Roadmap ID 80669


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Microsoft Graph connectors: Sync your non-Azure AD users and groups to support search permissions


MC262401 | June 16 – Microsoft Graph connectors for Microsoft Search now supports syncing of non-Azure AD users/groups from your external data source with your Azure AD users/groups so that your end users can see search results permissioned to them.The following Microsoft-built connectors support this functionality:Azure DevOps Salesforce ServiceNowDuring the connection configuration process, you can choose Only people with access to this data source on the Manage search permissions screen. For the ServiceNow and…


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First contact safety tip setting in Anti-Phishing policy


MC262087 | June 14 – The first contact safety tip that warns users of a suspicious email which could potentially be related to a Business Email Compromise is a feature that exists today (September 2020).It can currently be configured using an Exchange transport rule (ETR) or Mailflow rule. To make it easier for Security Administrators and Security Operations teams, you can now opt-in from within the Anti-Phishing policy section with just a single click rather than the multiple steps required to setup the tip for…


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(Updated) Actionable items in Microsoft Search


MC259919 | June 14 – Updated June 13, 2021: We have updated the post to display as intended. Thank you for your feedback.We’re rolling out actionable items to Microsoft Search. After this change, search results will be supplemented with an assistive action menu providing options to open results in the browser or client, download, share, or copy links to search results to help with task completion.This message is associated with Microsoft 365 Roadmap ID 70700.


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