2020 CW 03 Microsoft 365 Message Center changes

from 01/13/2020 to 01/19/2020

14 Office 365 Message Center Items were changed and 15 Office 365 Message Center Items were added

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Please note: Only common Message Center messages are in this list you should always check your Message Center for additional messages

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Changes

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MC198535 New Feature: SharePoint page difference visualization 2020-02-29T08;00;00Z 2020-03-30T08;00;00Z N/A

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MC200112 Update: Blocking sensitive information in notifications for Outlook for iOS is delayed Because we are pausing this roll out, the new Intune Application Protection Policy configuration, ?Org data notifications? appears in your dashboard but the service is currently not available for Outlook for iOS.
If your tenant has adopted the new policy, we will provide information about next steps in a separate Message Center post.
We plan to enable notification encryption for all remaining tenants by the end of February.
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MC195023 New Feature: Welcome a new colleague into Teams The Activity feed is the location to notify users or activity they may be interested in such as @mentions, likes and reactions, and activities within groups or channels. We are expanding this to include a notification for new colleagues joining Teams for the first time.
Users can manage their notifications by going to Settings ; Notifications;
The Activity feed is the location to notify users or activity they may be interested in such as @mentions, likes and reactions, and activities within groups or channels. We are expanding this to include a notification for new colleagues joining Teams for the first time. These notifications are sent to, at max, the top 5 close collaborators of the new user and a user can receive a maximum of one such notification per day. Edu tenants and tenants who have chats disabled are excluded from getting this notification.
Users can manage their notifications by going to Settings ; Notifications;
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MC IsMajorChange changes

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MC200243 New Feature: Enhanced scheduling experience in Teams False True N/A

MC Link changes

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MC200127 New Feature: Per-Site Sharing Links can now default to people with existing access https://docs.microsoft.com/powershell/module/sharepoint-online/set-sposite https://docs.microsoft.com/sharepoint/change-default-sharing-link N/A

MC Messages changes

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MC199245 New Feature: Lobby control for dial-in attendees Microsoft Teams will soon have a new setting to control the lobby for people joining a meeting via a telephone.
We'll gradually roll this out in early February 2020.
The rollout will be completed by mid-February.
This message is associated with Microsoft 365 https://www.microsoft.com/microsoft-365/roadmap?filters=searchterms=54418 Roadmap ID 54418.
Updated January 13, 2020; We are updating our roll-out timeline to provide the best possible experience. We apologize for any inconvenience.
Microsoft Teams will soon have a new setting to control the lobby for people joining a meeting via a telephone.
We'll gradually roll this out in late March (previously early February).
The rollout will be completed by mid-April (previously mid-February).
This message is associated with Microsoft 365 https://www.microsoft.com/microsoft-365/roadmap?filters=searchterms=54418 Roadmap ID 54418.
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MC200112 Update: Blocking sensitive information in notifications for Outlook for iOS is delayed https://techcommunity.microsoft.com/t5/intune-customer-success/limiting-sensitive-data-in-notifications/ba-p/ In November 2019, we announced plans to allow admins to block organizational data (notification obfuscation) from appearing inOutlook for iOS and Android email and calendar notifications on end-user lock screens via a Microsoft Intune App Protection Policy (APP), Org data notifications (MC195896). For iOS, this capability is dependent on Apple?s notification encryption service being available to all Office 365 customers.To ensure the best customer experience, we are pausing the roll out of notification encryption for O365 tenants, which which is required to support to block sensitive data in notifications for Outlook for iOS (it is not required for Outlook for Android). We apologize for any inconvenience.
The ability to block sensitive data from notifications for Outlook for Android is generally available and supported as originally planned, effective December 16, 2019.

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MC198535 New Feature: SharePoint page difference visualization We are introducing a way for SharePoint editors to easily access the version history of a page.
We'll be gradually rolling this out to Targeted Release customers in late December 2019.
The roll out will be complete by the beginning of January 2020.
This message is associated with Microsoft 365 https://www.microsoft.com/microsoft-365/roadmap?rtc=1searchterms=57813 Roadmap ID 57813.
Updated January 15, 2020; We are extending the roll out timeline to ensure the best possible experience. We apologize for any inconvenience.
We are introducing a way for SharePoint editors to easily access the version history of a page.
We'll be gradually rolling this out to Targeted Release customers in January, 2020 (previously late December 2019).
The roll out will be complete by the end of February 2020 (previously January 2020).
This message is associated with Microsoft 365 https://www.microsoft.com/microsoft-365/roadmap?rtc=1searchterms=57813 Roadmap ID 57813.
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MC195023 New Feature: Welcome a new colleague into Teams We are introducing ?Colleague joined Teams? notifications in Microsoft Teams.
We'll be gradually rolling this out to customers early December.
The roll out is expected to be completed mid-January.
This enhancement is related to Microsoft 365 Roadmap ID https://www.microsoft.com/microsoft-365/roadmap?filters=featureid=57455 57455.
Updated January 15, 2020; In response to feedback we have updated the post to provide additional details.
We are introducing ?Colleague joined Teams? notifications in Microsoft Teams.
We'll be gradually rolling this out to customers early December.
The roll out is expected to be completed mid-January.
This enhancement is related to Microsoft 365 Roadmap ID https://www.microsoft.com/microsoft-365/roadmap?filters=featureid=57455 57455.
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MC199669 New Feature: Use Power Automate to approve hub-site joins We?re introducing Use Power Automate in Office 365 to approve hub site joins in SharePoint Online. To ensure the best experience we have updated the roll out timeline for this feature. We apologize for any inconvenience.
We began gradually rolling this out to targeted release customers in October 2019, as announced in MC195725.
We will begin rolling this out to all customers in early January 2020 (previously late October 2019).
The roll out will be complete worldwide by the end of January 2020 (previously the end of November 2019).
This message is associated with Office 365 https://www.microsoft.com/microsoft-365/roadmap?searchterms=30552filters=searchterms=30552 Roadmap ID 30552.
We?re introducing Use Power Automate in Office 365 to approve hub site joins in SharePoint Online. To ensure the best experience we have updated the roll out timeline for this feature. We apologize for any inconvenience.
We began gradually rolling this out to targeted release customers in October 2019, as announced in MC190936.
We will begin rolling this out to all customers in early January 2020 (previously late October 2019).
The roll out will be complete worldwide by the end of January 2020 (previously the end of November 2019).
This message is associated with Office 365 https://www.microsoft.com/microsoft-365/roadmap?searchterms=30552filters=searchterms=30552 Roadmap ID 30552.
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MC199244 New Feature: Announce when dial-in users join/leave a meeting Microsoft Teams will soon change the control that announces when a user who is on a telephone joins or leaves a meeting.
We'll be gradually rolling this out in mid-January 2020.
The rollout will be completed by the end of January.
This message is associated with Microsoft 365 https://www.microsoft.com/microsoft-365/roadmap?filters=searchterms=59919 Roadmap ID 59919.
Updated January 18, 2020; We are updating the roll-out timeline to provide the best possible experience. We apologize for any inconvenience.
Microsoft Teams will soon change the control that announces when a user who is on a telephone joins or leaves a meeting.
We'll be gradually rolling this out late March (previously mid-January).
The roll-out will be completed by mid-April (previously late January).
This message is associated with Microsoft 365 https://www.microsoft.com/microsoft-365/roadmap?filters=searchterms=59919 Roadmap ID 59919.
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MC prepare changes

MC ID MC Title Old Value New Value MC Action required by
MC200112 Update: Blocking sensitive information in notifications for Outlook for iOS is delayed There is nothing you need to do to prepare for this change. When notification encryption is enabled, the new policy setting ?Org data notifications? will block sensitive information in Outlook for iOS per your Intune APP setting. For more information on this policy setting, see https://techcommunity.microsoft.com/t5/intune-customer-success/limiting-sensitive-data-in-notifications/ba-p/1009778 Limiting sensitive data in notifications. N/A

MC to MC link changes

MC ID MC Title Old Value New Value MC Action required by
MC200112 Update: Blocking sensitive information in notifications for Outlook for iOS is delayed MC195896 N/A
MC199669 New Feature: Use Power Automate to approve hub-site joins MC195725 MC190936 N/A

MC to RM link changes

MC ID MC Title Old Value New Value MC Action required by
MC200139 Updated Feature: Service health dashboard - Report an issue 24153 N/A
MC200127 New Feature: Per-Site Sharing Links can now default to people with existing access 60335 N/A
MC200142 New Feature: Office What's New management 60010 N/A
MC200243 New Feature: Enhanced scheduling experience in Teams 54364 N/A
MC200276 New Feature: Teams Read receipts roll-out update 51552 N/A
MC200395 New Feature: Enable Bing Image search and YouTube search in one combined toggle for Forms 60191 N/A
MC201582 New Feature: Outlook on the web - Add a personal calendar, TeamSnap account 54015,54970,57277 N/A
MC201616 Updated Feature: We're refreshing the Microsoft Search in Bing User Experience 60422 N/A

CW03 New Office 365 Message Center items

MC ID MC Title MC Category MC Workload MC Major Change MC Action required by
MC200139 Updated Feature: Service health dashboard - Report an issue Stay Informed Office 365 Portal False N/A
MC200127 New Feature: Per-Site Sharing Links can now default to people with existing access Stay Informed SharePoint Online False N/A
MC200113 Take Action: Use Microsoft Edge for your Protected Intune Browser Experience Plan For Change Microsoft Intune False N/A
MC200112 Update: Blocking sensitive information in notifications for Outlook for iOS is delayed Stay Informed Exchange Online False N/A
MC200100 We're making some changes to Quarantine Permissions Plan For Change Exchange Online, Exchange Online Protection True 02/14/2020
MC200092 Reminder: Self-service purchase capabilities for Microsoft Power Platform products Plan For Change True N/A
MC200142 New Feature: Office What's New management Stay Informed Office 365 Portal False N/A
MC200243 New Feature: Enhanced scheduling experience in Teams Stay Informed Microsoft Teams True N/A
MC200232 Updated Feature: end user access to phishing email Stay Informed Exchange Online, Exchange Online Protection False N/A
MC200276 New Feature: Teams Read receipts roll-out update Stay Informed Microsoft Teams False N/A
MC200395 New Feature: Enable Bing Image search and YouTube search in one combined setting for Forms Stay Informed Microsoft Forms False N/A
MC200501 Updated Feature: Microsoft Stream cloud recordings Plan For Change Microsoft Teams True N/A
MC201582 New Feature: Outlook on the web - Add a personal calendar, TeamSnap account Stay Informed Exchange Online True N/A
MC201573 Allow OneDrive to disable Windows permission inheritance in folders synced read-only Stay Informed OneDrive for Business False N/A
MC201616 Updated Feature: We're refreshing the Microsoft Search in Bing User Experience Stay Informed False N/A

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