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 311th 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
April 10, 2023 – April 16, 2023
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Retiring Remote PowerShell use through Connect-IPPPSession
MC541649 | April 14 – In line with our vision to enhance the security of our cloud, we plan to move the SCC admin experience to REST-based APIs. In doing so, we will be deprecating the legacy Remote PowerShell (RPS) protocol starting July 15, 2023.In releasing the REST interface, customers do not need to use RPS to access EOP. Instead, RPS-based cmdlets will run as REST API calls instead of running via an RPS session. The REST API has the same cmdlets available and feature parity with RPS v1 cmdlets, so existing… View more
Outlook for Android will require Android 9.0 or above starting July 10, 2023
MC540243 | April 11 – Beginning July 10, 2023, Outlook for Android will no longer support Android 8.x or below. Users will need to upgrade their Android operating system to Android 9.0 or newer. View more
Microsoft Search: Video Search in Bing, Office.com, SharePoint, and Stream
MC541645 | April 14 – Our new Video tab will improve video search in your organization by having a dedicated place to search through Stream, OneDrive, SharePoint videos. This Video tab will appear on Microsoft Search in Bing/Office/SharePoint and Stream. This message is associated with Microsoft 365 Roadmap ID 117552 View more
Microsoft 365 admin center: Viva Goals Usage Report
MC541159 | April 13 – A new report will be made available to help you understand how Viva Goals is used within your organization. The new usage report in the Microsoft 365 admin center will provide metrics on the number of active users including trial and paid licenses and platform distribution (Teams, Slack, Azure DevOps, and Web) with the ability to view 7/30/90/180 day timeframes.This message is associated with Microsoft 365 Roadmap ID 117599 View more
Improved management of Teams apps with capabilities extended to Outlook and the Microsoft 365 app via Integrated Apps
MC541155 | April 13 – In January 2023, Microsoft released the feature to manage Teams Apps with certain capabilities that extend to Outlook and the Microsoft 365 App (formerly known as Office.com) via the Microsoft 365 Admin Center. Now, we are introducing controls at an app and tenant level, for admins to define which users in their organization can install and use these apps on Outlook and the Microsoft 365 App via Integrated Apps in the Microsoft 365 Admin Center. This message is associated with Microsoft 365… View more
Microsoft Purview – Data Lifecycle and Records Management – Scope the administration of retention and label policies
MC541152 | April 13 – To assist in the implementation of security best practices, we are introducing new way to assign administrative privileges in the Microsoft Purview Data Lifecycle Management and Microsoft Purview Records Management solutions that will provide admins the least privilege access required for their job duties. With this change, organizations can leverage Administrative Units in Azure Active Directory (AAD) to define who can configure and manage policies in Microsoft Purview. This update will… View more
Introducing Support for Concurrent Exchange Online License Assignments
MC541151 | April 13 – We recently enabled a new feature in Office 365, which allows tenant admins to assign more than one Exchange Online license per AAD user. This provides license stacking support and automatic license feature upgrades and downgrades based on the most superior Exchange Online license pack assigned to a user. SharePoint Online and Teams, for example, have been supporting concurrent license assignments for their own services for some time now. This new feature hence helps bring the same level of… View more
(Updated) Teams Video Clip Auto-Generated Captions
MC534735 | April 13 – Updated April 13, 2023: We have updated the rollout timeline below. Thank you for your patience.Teams Video Clip was released last November, we are updating the feature with auto-generated captions support. View more
(Updated) Project for the Web Integration in Viva Goals
MC528361 | April 13 – Updated April 13, 2023: We have updated the rollout timeline below. Thank you for your patience.Integrations in Viva Goals help save time and energy by automatically updating your key results and projects through connections to other applications from Microsoft and third parties. These integrations allow data to flow from the connected applications into Viva Goals so that results and initiatives are up to date. Viva Goals is launching a new integration for Microsoft Project for the Web which… View more
(Updated) Teams Personal Tabs in Outlook for Android
MC532193 | April 13 – Updated April 13, 2023: We have updated the rollout timeline below. Thank you for your patience.Teams Personal Tabs will now appear on Outlook for Android. This will complete the changes announced in Oct 2022 in theOutlook BlogTeams apps must be validated to work on the mobile form factor. After the user or admin installs the app on Teams or Outlook, the personal tab will now appear automatically in Outlook for Android. View more
Video Messaging in Outlook Mobile
MC540242 | April 11 – Video Unfurl and Playback will unfurl video links into a delightful thumbnail when reading an email that contains a video. Upon tapping the thumbnail, the user will be able to view the video in their full mobile screen with full screen playback. Video Unfurl and Playback will be available on both iOS and Android soon.We’re also introducing Video Capture and Upload on Android: this will allow users to capture a video on their phone within the Outlook Mobile app and seamlessly upload the video… View more
(Updated) Rich text and images in Planner task notes
MC295027 | April 11 – Updated April 11, 2023: 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. View more
(Updated) Microsoft Teams: Microsoft Teams Rooms on Windows store application 4.16 update
MC516349 | April 11 – Updated April 11, 2023: We have updated the rollout timeline below. Thank you for your patience.The latest version of Teams Rooms on Windows, 4.16, includes several new and improved features, such as: A revitalized Teams Rooms user interface Enhanced Layout Switcher Teams Premium support, including Watermark, End-to-end Encryption for meetings, and Sensitivity labels. This message is associated with Microsoft 365 Roadmap ID 98422 View more
(Updated) Microsoft Teams: Presenter Window Improvements in Screen Sharing
MC492903 | April 11 – Updated April 11, 2023: We have updated the rollout timeline below. Thank you for your patience.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 View more
Updates available for Microsoft 365 Apps for all channels
MC540159 | April 11 – We’ve released updates to the following update channels for Microsoft 365 Apps: Current Channel Monthly Enterprise Channel Semi-Annual Enterprise Channel (Preview) Semi-Annual Enterprise Channel View more
Microsoft Teams: Spatial audio in Teams meetings
MC540153 | April 11 – Microsoft Teams is pleased to announce an upgraded audio experience in meetings: Spatial audio. Spatial audio brings a next-generation immersive soundscape to Teams meetings when using either a wired stereo headset or built-in stereo speakers. This new audio experience spatializes the voices of attendees across the visual meeting stage in the Gallery view. This helps make conversations more natural, increasing the sense of audio presence, and making the conversation easier to follow when… View more
Applied Filters in Microsoft Lists
MC540126 | April 11 – Microsoft Lists is rolling out a new way to visualize and clear the filters that are present in a view. This message is associated with Microsoft 365 Roadmap ID 117585 View more
Visual Refresh of Office apps for Windows
MC540123 | April 11 – We apologize for the late message center notification for the Visual Refresh of Microsoft 365 apps for Windows. The Microsoft 365 Visual Refresh uses the Fluent Design principles to deliver an intuitive, coherent, and familiar experience across all your applications. The Visual Refresh was released alongside Windows 11 in June 2021. We have been slowly rolling out the feature via the Coming Soon pane and making improvements based on your feedback. The Visual Refresh on Windows 11 is currently… View more
Announcing Modern Security Role Editor User Interface Preview
MC540029 | April 11 – We are pleased to announce the preview of the Modern Security Role Editor User Interface that will begin rolling out on April 10, 2023, and will be available globally on April 25, 2023. How will this affect me? The new Modern Security Role Editor is only available to Power Platform admin center (PPAC) administrators and will include the same functionality as the classic interface that was used to support Dynamics 365 Apps. If during the preview you would like to revert to the previous editor,… View more
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