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 249th 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,
December 27, 2021-January 2, 2022

NUNO ÁRIAS SILVA

Major updates

 

Automatically Detect Music

 

MC309911 | December 30 – The previously released ML-based noise suppression is now enabled by default for most of our customers. ML-based noise suppression considers any non-speech signal picked up by the microphone as noise which should be suppressed.To avoid suppressing music and to allow users to enable the new high-fidelity music mode, we have built an ML-based music detector which will inform the user whenever music is present through a notification. This will give the end user the choice whether music is indeed…

 

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(Updated) New Microsoft 365 Lists entry point in the SharePoint app bar

 

MC295021 | December 28 – Updated December 28, 2021: Based on learnings from our early rings, we have made the decision to make additional changes before we proceed with the rollout. We have updated the rollout timeline below. Thank you for your patience. Resources in the SharePoint app bar will be expanding to include an entry point toMicrosoft 365 Lists.Microsoft 365 Lists content is personalized to the individual userNote: The new Microsoft 365 Lists entry point cannot be disabled or customized.

 

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Additional updates

 

(Updated) Groups icon change in Outlook on web

 

MC303512 | December 31 – Updated December 31, 2021: We have updated the rollout timeline below. Thank you for your patience.The Microsoft 365 Groups icon seen under the Groups section in left navigation pane will be changed. This change is applicable only to Outlook on Web application. Currently it is represented by a folder icon. It will be replaced by the Groups icon. This icon change will bring visual coherence between Outlook on Web and Outlook Desktop application. This message is associated with Microsoft 365…

 

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(Updated) Announcing continuous compliance assessments in the Microsoft 365 compliance center

 

MC296437 | December 31 – Updated December 31, 2021: We have updated the rollout timeline below. Thank you for your patience.We’re enhancing Compliance Manager’s automated testing and evidence generation functionality, and enabling additional improvement actions and solutions for automated testing. This message is associated with Microsoft 365 Roadmap ID 72222.

 

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Microsoft Teams: Hide your own video in Teams meetings

 

MC310349 | December 31 – Currently, it is not possible to hide your own video on the stage. This can contribute to meeting fatigue as we are constantly processing our own image during calls. This new feature update will expand the ability for users to hide their own video on the stage for themselves while others will still be able to see it and thus not disrupt the video experience during the call. New feature will help to tackle various situations: No more overlaying of the me video box and other participant’s video…

 

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(Updated) SharePoint: Updates to the site creation experience

 

MC292736 | December 28 – Updated December 28, 2021: We have updated the rollout timeline below. Thank you for your patience.We will be updating the site creation experience to make it easier for site creators to select the right type of SharePoint site, understand roles, and site permissions. Updates to this experience will include refreshed graphics, expanded site descriptions, and additional context for different permission levels in the Site permissions panel. This message is associated with Microsoft 365 Roadmap ID…

 

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(Updated) End-to-end encryption for Teams calling

 

MC259495 | December 28 – Updated December 28, 2021: We have updated the rollout timeline below. Thank you for your patience. End-to-end encryption is the encryption of information at its origin and decryption at its intended destination without the ability for intermediate nodes to decrypt. Teams will support an option to use end-to-end encryption (E2EE) for ad hoc 1:1 Teams VoIP calls. To support customer security and compliance requirements, IT will have full control of who can use E2EE in the organization. This…

 

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(Updated) Multi-language Teams meeting invite control

 

MC296205 | December 28 – Updated December 28, 2021: Based on learnings from our early rings, we have made the decision to make additional changes before we proceed with the rollout. We have updated the rollout timeline below. Thank you for your patience. Multi-language Teams meeting invite control enables administrators to configure the join information languages in meeting invitations. Controlled by a new policy parameter, this feature allows the administrator to set up to two languages to replace the user preferred…

 

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