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 287th 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.


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Message center announcements

October 17, 2022 – October 23, 2022




Major updates




Microsoft Viva: MyAnalytics dashboard redirects to Viva Insights web app

MC448361 | October 21 – MyAnalytics dashboard users will be automatically redirected to the Viva Insights web app as a central place to explore work-pattern insights alongside actionable experiences to improve productivity and wellbeing. Select MyAnalytics functionality (focus time booking and insights, quiet time settings and insights, meeting habits, and settings) will continue to be available as a part of the Viva Insights apps in Teams and web. Additional functionality from MyAnalytics (including some personal…
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Additional updates




(Updated) Loop components in Outlook Mail Preview

MC360766 | October 22 – Updated October 21, 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…
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Meeting Category Trends and Details in the Viva Insights App in Teams and Meeting Category Insights Card in Digest Email

MC434658 | October 21 – Updated October 21, 2022: We have updated the rollout timeline below. Thank you for your patience.Categories in Outlook and Teams allow users to easily tag, label, and group calendar events. In the Viva Insights app in Teams, using meeting category insights in the Effective meetings tab, users can see a percentage breakdown of how they are distributing their time across their categories.An upcoming update to this feature will allow users to: See how their meeting time distribution has changed…
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Announcing de-duplication of contacts in Outlook Web

MC448368 | October 21 – Duplicate contacts are hard to remove manually and as a result people information often remains scattered across contacts. Microsoft is offering end users of Outlook Web App (OWA) the ability to discover duplicate contacts and merge information for a profile into one contact. As a tenant admin of an organization, you are receiving this message because your end users may be introduced to duplicate contact merge suggestions in OWA.This means that our service will proactively detect duplicate…
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New praise compose experience in Teams and praise trends in Viva Insights

MC448356 | October 21 – Praise in Microsoft Teams is designed to appreciate the effort that goes into the wide-ranging, collaborative work that Teams users do. Users can send praise to their colleagues through the messaging extension pinned to the Teams messaging bar or through the Microsoft Viva Insights app in Teams. For both, admins can use the Microsoft Teams admin center to enable/disable Praise.The praise composer and praise card design will be updated for all Teams users. The praise composer – accessible…
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Microsoft Teams zero-install link unfurling

MC447686 | October 19 – With zero-install link unfurling, any time an app link is shared in Teams, it can be anonymously unfurled to showcase its value and skills right in the flow of conversation to show upfront user value. Your users can use this information and choose to install and use the app right in the flow of conversation. This message is associated with Microsoft 365 Roadmap ID 98723
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New Teams Powered Encoder events

MC447685 | October 19 – Create highly-polished events, featuring live streams, screen overlays, and more. The new RTMP-In encoder for Teams Live Events will also allow your Teams Live Events to have all the features and external encoder support that Microsoft Stream offered for Teams Live Events. In addition, we will support public events, in addition to organization-wide eventsThis message is associated with Microsoft 365 Roadmap ID 84960
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(Updated) View Video Recordings and Attendance Reports Inside LMS

MC408689 | October 18 – Updated October 18, 2022: We have updated the rollout timeline below. Thank you for your patience.The Microsoft Teams Meeting LTI app has now enabled users the access to meeting video recordings and attendance reports directly inside their LMS. The feature will be available to use in all of the LMS’ that are incorporating the Teams Meeting LTI app. This message is associated with Microsoft 365 Roadmap ID 96402
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Microsoft Graph to Support HTTP/2 as of September 2023

MC447341 | October 17 – Beginning September 15, 2023, the Microsoft Graph service ( will enable HTTP version 2 (HTTP/2) in addition to HTTP/1.1. for API requests.
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Quarantine Admin Role Required for Exchange Admins for Quarantine Operations

MC447339 | October 17 – Tenant Exchange Administrators who visit the Quarantine Security Portal ( need to be a Quarantine Administrator to perform Quarantine operations in the portal.
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New home experience for Viva Connections desktop

MC447338 | October 17 – A new desktop experience is being released for Viva Connections that’s easier and faster to set up and optimizes content to deliver a modern employee experience. The new Viva Connections desktop design serves as a new home experience option that centers essential job tasks, personalized content, easy access to other Viva experiences, and better aligns with the mobile experience. It uses existing assets from your organization’s home site and Viva Connection’s Dashboard, Feed, and Resources. If…
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(Updated) Get Adobe PDF experience in Microsoft Teams

MC415187 | October 17 – Updated October 17, 2022: We have updated the rollout timeline below. Thank you for your patience.Now you can set Adobe Acrobat as the default app to view and edit PDF files in the Microsoft Teams. Once done, all PDF files from the chat, channel, and files app will open directly in the Acrobat app within Teams. Your end-users don’t need an Adobe Acrobat subscription or an Adobe ID to view, search, comment and annotate PDF files. However, to Create, Organize, Combine, or Export a PDF, the tenant…
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Planner Due Date Digest Email design update

MC447334 | October 17 – Microsoft Planner sends out a daily Due Date Digest email to users who have tasks that are assigned to them and are either overdue, due today, or due in the next 7 days. We are releasing few changes to the email template to improve the visual design and make the task deep links more relevant to the user.
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(Updated) New Fluent Emoji style coming to Teams emojis and reactions

MC333941 | October 17 – Updated October 17, 2022: We have updated the rollout timeline below. Thank you for your patience.This update will have Teams joining Microsoft 365 and Windows in updating all emojis and reactions to the new Microsoft Fluent emoji style, bringing users a more vibrant and expressive emoji experience.This message is associated with Microsoft 365 Roadmap ID 88277
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(Updated) Microsoft Teams: Browser Screen Pop for Incoming PSTN Calls

MC445202 | October 17 – Updated October 17, 2022: We have updated the content below to show as intended. Thank you for your patience.An automatic browser screen will now launch for users when an incoming PSTN call is accepted in Microsoft Teams. The browser screen will display relevant information to the user (CRM data, case data, etc.). This message is associated with Microsoft 365 Roadmap ID 98054
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