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 269th 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,
May 30-June 5, 2022

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Major updates

 

(Updated) Microsoft Forms new App “Polls” in Teams

 

MC284259 | June 2 – Updated June 2, 2022: We have updated the rollout timeline below. Thank you for your patience.Microsoft Forms has always focused on providing the best polling experience to our customers. However, according to customer feedback and telemetry, we have determined that many people don’t know the “Forms” App provides polling capability in Teams. To provide a better experience we are delivering a new Teams app specifically for polling capabilities. This new app will be discoverable in Teams…

 

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(Updated) Configuration Change in Name parameter for Exchange Online

 

Act by: June 30

 

MC365786 | June 1 – Updated June 1, 2022: Based on customer feedback, we have made the decision to provide additional time for organizations to prepare for the change. We have updated the rollout timeline below. Thank you for your feedback.We’re making some changes to the way Name parameter is being set in Exchange Online. We will be making a change to utilize unique ExternalDirectoryObjectId (EDOID) in the place of Name parameter in Exchange Online only.

 

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Additional updates

 

SharePoint: Updated Site Logo Management

 

MC388539 | June 3 – With this update, we’re centralizing the management of your site logo. To update or manage your site logo, you will now exclusively visit the Header panel under the ‘Change the Look’ settings. This message is associated with Microsoft 365 Roadmap ID 93231

 

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(Updated) Loop components in Outlook Mail Preview

 

MC360766 | June 3 – Updated June 2, 2022: We have updated the rollout timeline below. Thank you for your patience. Loop components are live, interactive, collaborative objects that you can embed in team chats and now also on emails. When you send a Loop component, everyone in the email can edit it inline—and see changes instantly. That means you can collaborate right inside an email message. To give it a try, compose a new email or reply to an existing one and insert a Loop component via the toolbar or copy and…

 

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(Updated) Microsoft Teams: Casting from Teams desktop client to Microsoft Teams Rooms

 

MC341571 | June 3 – Updated June 2, 2022: We have updated the rollout timeline below. Thank you for your patience.For quick ad-hoc sessions that don’t require setting up a formal meeting, people can use Teams casting to wirelessly connect to a Teams Room and display content from the Teams desktop client (Windows and Mac). Users can share their screen and cast content stored locally on their computer or accessible via Office 365. This message is associated with Microsoft 365 Roadmap ID 88027.

 

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(Updated) Microsoft 365 Admin Center: GroupID to be Hidden by Default in Microsoft 365 Active User Reports

 

MC384778 | June 3 – Updated June 2, 2022: We have updated the content below for clarity. Thank you for your feedback.We will be hiding the GroupID variable in Microsoft 365 Usage Reports in the ‘Groups activity’ section of the ‘Active users – Microsoft 365 Services’ and ‘Active Users – Microsoft 365 Apps’ from June 2023.This message is associated with Microsoft 365 Roadmap ID 93308

 

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(Updated) SharePoint: Create from the SharePoint app bar

 

MC350768 | June 3 – Updated June 2, 2022: Based on learnings from our early rings, we have made the decision to make additional changes before we proceed with the rollout. The create command in the app bar will be temporarily removed to address some stability issues with the Office document creation. We will add this experience back to the app bar starting in late July. We have updated the rollout timeline below. Thank you for your patience.Apologies for the delayed release of this new feature. Resources in the…

 

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Microsoft Purview Information Protection: Configure Display Colors for Sensitivity Labels (preview)

 

MC388232 | June 3 – We’re simplifying the policy management experience and enhancing the user experience for seeing and selecting sensitivity labels within Office apps by enabling display color configuration for labels. This message is associated with Microsoft 365 Roadmap IDs 88517and 93217.

 

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Microsoft Defender for Office 365 Preset Security Policies

 

MC388229 | June 3 – We are making enhancements to Microsoft Defender for Office 365 preset security policies. It will provide a way to apply the policy to the entire organization and be able to optionally configure a list of custom users and custom domains to protect against impersonation attacks. Impersonation protection applies to Microsoft Defender for Office 365 Plan 1 and Plan 2 & Microsoft 365 DefenderThis message is associated with Microsoft 365 Roadmap ID 93262

 

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(Updated) Microsoft Teams: Text Predictions for Teams Mobile (Android)

 

MC341572 | June 2 – Updated June 2, 2022: We have updated the rollout timeline below. Thank you for your patience.Text predictions is coming to Teams for Android. When you compose or reply to a message in Teams, Editor Text Predictions anticipates your writing and suggests a suitable word or phrase inline. This saves time and helps to reduce typos. This message is associated with Microsoft 365 Roadmap ID 81573.

 

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(Updated) Multi-language Teams meeting invite control

 

MC296205 | June 2 – Updated June 2, 2022: 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 language when creating new Teams meeting invitations across all email platforms. This message is associated with Microsoft 365 Roadmap…

 

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(Updated) Co-organizer Meeting Role

 

MC292796 | June 2 – Updated June 2, 2022: We have updated the rollout timeline below. Thank you for your patience. Organizers will soon be able to assign the co-organizer meeting role to up to 10 specific people they invite to their meeting. Co-organizers will be granted most of the capabilities of the organizer in the meeting, including being able to access & modify the meeting options for the meeting.Usage of the co-organizer role for a meeting will be optional. If users choose not to use the co-organizer…

 

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(Updated) Forms: Allow up to 5 million Responses per Form/Quiz

 

MC318990 | June 2 – Updated June 2, 2022: We will not be moving forward with this feature for GCC-High or DoD organizations at this time and the supported number of responses will continue to be 50,000. We have updated the rollout timeline below for GCC organizations. Thank you for your patience.The number of responses allowed per Form/Quiz is being increased from 50,000 to 5 million. After a Form passes 50,000 responses, the form can continue to collect additional responses and the Form owner can export the…

 

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(Updated) Multitasking Panel for Meetings on iPad

 

MC384329 | June 2 – Updated June 2, 2022: We have updated the rollout timeline below. Thank you for your patience.The Teams Mobile meeting experience is being updated for the iPad. Users will now see a collapsible right panel during meetings, which enables richer multitasking experiences such as chat or viewing participant list alongside the ongoing meeting.This message is associated with Microsoft 365 Roadmap ID 86923

 

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Upcoming feature release: Teams Button long press to Raise Hand during meeting

 

MC387684 | June 2 – We ask that you pardon us for not having honored out customer commitment to you by providing advance notice of this release. This new release enables users to invoke a Raise Hand reaction by long pressing their Teams Button on their Microsoft Teams certified peripheral.This message is associated with Microsoft 365 Roadmap ID:90738

 

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Capture voice recordings with live speech-to-text in Office Mobile on iOS and Android

 

MC387683 | June 2 – Recording your thoughts and jotting down notes using your voice on your mobile device is becoming increasingly important to stay productive, wherever you are. Whatever the motivation, Voice capture on Office Mobile App for iOS and Android device offers a powerful solution.

 

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Planner cards now on SharePoint team site activity feed

 

MC387641 | June 2 – This new feature will allow members of Team sites to see tasks assigned to them by other team members on their home page. This message is associated with Microsoft 365 Roadmap ID 93273.

 

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Dynamic Caller ID in Calls app for Call Queue Agents

 

MC387640 | June 2 – Call queue agents can now place calls from the Calls app using a call queue phone number, defined in resource account, as their caller ID. This ensures the call is properly identified by the recipient and that the call back number is the call queue number rather than the agent’s personal line. This message is associated with Microsoft 365 Roadmap ID 86992

 

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Microsoft Purview Information Protection: Maintain protection when creating PDFs (preview)

 

MC387639 | June 2 – Coming soon to public preview, we’re introducing the ability to maintain label and protection for PDF files created from Microsoft Office apps. This message is associated with Microsoft 365 Roadmap ID 88516.

 

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(Updated) Automatic groupings available in Teams for channel posts

 

MC378419 | June 1 – Updated June 1, 2022: We have updated the content below for clarity. Thank you for your feedback.A new Automatic Grouping will be available in Teams as a suggestion to use in channel posts. Users will be able to use “@Team Owners” in a channel posting and all Team Owners will be notified. This functionality will be available in both Desktop (including Web) and Mobile.This message is associated with Microsoft 365 Roadmap ID: 94118

 

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Microsoft Defender for Office 365: Update to Quarantine notification default subject and review button

 

MC387224 | May 31 – We will be updating the default subject within the Quarantine notification email that is sent to users.

 

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Meeting Chat Bubbles on Android

 

MC387220 | May 31 – Previews for meeting chat messages will surface on the meeting stage for a few seconds for the most recent two messages.This message is associated with Microsoft 365 Roadmap ID 89817.

 

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Call control with bluetooth headsets and speakerphones

 

MC387038 | May 31 – This new feature allows users to use the buttons on Bluetooth headsets, speakerphones or certified devices that don’t require a USB dongle to answer, end and even mute calls.Note: This feature supports both Windows 10 and Windows 11. Mac support will be upcoming later this year to early 2023. This message is associated with Microsoft 365 Roadmap ID:84309.

 

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Teams Meeting Poll New Question Type – Rating

 

MC387036 | May 31 – The Rating question type is being added to the Polls app within Microsoft Teams. Meeting owners can easily create and launch Rating polls to increase engagement and collect input from their meeting attendees, as well as share the results live. This message is associated with Microsoft 365 Roadmap ID 93991

 

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Meeting Chat Bubbles on iOS

 

MC387034 | May 31 – Previews for meeting chat messages will surface on the meeting stage for a few seconds for the most recent two messages.This message is associated with Microsoft 365 Roadmap ID 89817.

 

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