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 296th 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.


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Message center announcements

December 26, 2022 – January 1, 2023




Major updates




(Updated) Azure Active Directory (AAD) and Microsoft (MSA) accounts can be linked to earn Microsoft Rewards points

MC466201 | December 27 – Updated December 27, 2022: We are providing additional guidance for your information:After December 10, admins can turn off account linking using PowerShell script (outlined below). After January 17, the toggle to enable or disable the feature will be available in Microsoft 365 Admin portal Settings page. Until then, please use the PowerShell script.Microsoft now offers the ability to link an Azure Active Directory (AAD) work account and a personal Microsoft account (MSA). With this change, AAD…
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Additional updates




Microsoft Teams Live Event Attendee Improvements

MC492912 | December 28 – In preparation for the new RTMP-In Support for Microsoft Teams Live Events, the Teams Live Event Attendee Experience will soon be updated to better support this scenario. This will include increased reliability for the attendee experience and include the ability for attendees to watch the Teams Live Events in a separate window, which users can do on the Web today.This message is associated with Microsoft 365 Roadmap ID 84960
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Microsoft Teams: Presenter Window Improvements in Screen Sharing

MC492903 | December 28 – In Microsoft Teams, presenters will soon have the new Presenterwindow at their disposal while screen sharing.This message is associated with Microsoft 365 Roadmap ID 100392
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(Updated) New home experience for Viva Connections desktop

MC447338 | December 27 – Updated December 27, 2022: The New home experiences for Viva Connections desktop will start rolling out to production tenants through Q1 of next calendar year. Customers with existing home sites can choose to keep their existing desktop experience using our new PowerShell command that is already available to all customers since mid-November. More information about the PowerShell command is captured in this doc:Customize and edit the Viva Connections home experience.A new desktop experience is…
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(Updated) OneDrive: Sharing Experience – Share Menu Dropdown

MC403644 | December 27 – Updated December 27, 2022: We have updated the rollout timeline below. Thank you for your patience.We’re updating the Share button in Microsoft OneDrive to provide easy access to additional sharing options. When you select Share in OneDrive for Business on Web, you’ll see a contextual menu with all choices available to you for sharing files or folders with your teammates.This message is associated with Microsoft 365 Roadmap ID 83727
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(Updated) Rich text and images in Planner task notes

MC295027 | December 27 – Updated December 27, 2022: We have updated the rollout timeline below. Thank you for your patience.We are adding support for rich text (bold, italics, underline, etc.) in the Planner task notes field. Support for images is coming in the future. NOTE: We will update this post once we have Microsoft Graph documentation for the new rich text task notes field available.This message is associated with Microsoft 365 Roadmap ID 85688.
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