2020 CW 17 Microsoft 365 Message Center changes

from 04/20/2020 to 04/26/2020

14 Office 365 Message Center Items were changed and 13 Office 365 Message Center Items were added

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MC Action changes

MC ID MC Title Old Value New Value MC Action required by
MC186218 Updated - Office 365 will retire TLS 1.0 and 1.1 postponed for Worldwide and GCC Environments Action Awareness N/A

MC Action Required By changes

MC ID MC Title Old Value New Value MC Action required by
MC186218 Updated - Office 365 will retire TLS 1.0 and 1.1 postponed for Worldwide and GCC Environments 2020-05-31T07;00;00Z N/A

MC End Time changes

MC ID MC Title Old Value New Value MC Action required by
MC186218 Updated - Office 365 will retire TLS 1.0 and 1.1 postponed for Worldwide and GCC Environments 2020-08-31T07;00;00Z 2020-06-30T07;00;00Z N/A
MC205808 New Feature: Pending changes to the new Project (Project for the web) for your organization 2020-05-08T07;00;00Z 2020-06-30T07;00;00Z N/A

MC How Affect changes

MC ID MC Title Old Value New Value MC Action required by
MC209920 Prepare for update to the new My Apps and My Account experiences If your organization's users are using the current https://nam06.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https%3A%2F%2Faccount.activedirectory.windowsazure.com%2Fr%23%2Fapplicationsdata=04%7C01%7CKalila.Simpson%40microsoft.com%7Cd17fd6fe1e854d5ce5d608d7cf507353%7C72f988bf86f141af91ab2d7cd011db47%7C1%7C0%7C637205816757999644%7CUnknown%7CTWFpbGZsb3d8eyJWIjoiMC4wLjAwMDAiLCJQIjoiV2luMzIiLCJBTiI6Ik1haWwiLCJXVCI6Mn0%3D%7C-1sdata=bqK86z7Gjmhs9uDXzpZwk%2BvvQu7FlP0zLt6fQVPIh04%3Dreserved=0 Apps experience for app launching or https://nam06.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https%3A%2F%2Faccount.activedirectory.windowsazure.com%2Fr%23%2Fprofiledata=04%7C01%7CKalila.Simpson%40microsoft.com%7Cd17fd6fe1e854d5ce5d608d7cf507353%7C72f988bf86f141af91ab2d7cd011db47%7C1%7C0%7C637205816757999644%7CUnknown%7CTWFpbGZsb3d8eyJWIjoiMC4wLjAwMDAiLCJQIjoiV2luMzIiLCJBTiI6Ik1haWwiLCJXVCI6Mn0%3D%7C-1sdata=A8Pp90k%2Fu%2BUX%2BKS6zrNJCrqvSsM6v5jcGPH30AZoTKE%3Dreserved=0 Profile for account management, you should notify them of the upcoming change. Additionally, we recommend you https://ms.portal.azure.com/#blade/Microsoft_AAD_IAM/ActiveDirectoryMenuBlade/UserSettings turn on the new My Apps experience in the Azure portal as soon as possible to give users the opportunity to try out the updated user interface. Turning on the new My Apps experience will allow your users to access the new My Account experience from My Apps.
On July 20th 2020, users will no longer be able to access the current Apps or Profile experiences and will be automatically redirected to the updated My Apps and My Account experiences.
Previous Apps experience;
New Apps experience;
Previous Profile experience;
New Profile experience;
If your organization's users are using the current https://account.activedirectory.windowsazure.com/r#/applications Apps experience for app launching or https://account.activedirectory.windowsazure.com/r#/profile Profile for account management, you should notify them of the upcoming change. Additionally, we recommend you https://ms.portal.azure.com/#blade/Microsoft_AAD_IAM/ActiveDirectoryMenuBlade/UserSettings turn on the new My Apps experience in the Azure portal as soon as possible to give users the opportunity to try out the updated user interface. Turning on the new My Apps experience will allow your users to access the new My Account experience from My Apps.
On July 20th 2020, users will no longer be able to access the current Apps or Profile experiences and will be automatically redirected to the updated My Apps and My Account experiences.
Previous Apps experience;

New Apps experience;

Previous Profile experience;

New Profile experience;

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MC IsMajorChange changes

MC ID MC Title Old Value New Value MC Action required by
MC209920 Prepare for update to the new My Apps and My Account experiences False True N/A
MC209708 OneDrive for Business Activity column is being retired False True N/A
MC209154 Updated - Microsoft Bookings to be added as an Office 365 app False True N/A

MC Messages changes

MC ID MC Title Old Value New Value MC Action required by
MC209666 Updated Feature: Yammer Conversations web part for SharePoint We're updating the Yammer Conversations web part for SharePoint to contain the new Yammer experience. SharePoint pages that use the existing Yammer Conversations web part will begin to display the new experience.
This message is associated with Microsoft 365 https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/microsoft-365/roadmap?filters=searchterms=63385 Roadmap ID 63385.
We're updating the Yammer Conversations web part for SharePoint to contain the new Yammer experience. SharePoint pages that use the existing Yammer Conversations web part will begin to display the new experience.
This message is associated with Microsoft 365 https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/microsoft-365/roadmap?filters=searchterms=63385 Roadmap ID 63385 and https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/microsoft-365/roadmap?filters=searchterms=63530 Roadmap ID 63530.
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MC208356 Updated- Feature update: Command bar menu updates for Power Automate (formerly Flow) Updated April 17, 2020; This change is gradually rolling out to standard release customers. Roll-out will be completed by the end of April.
The Command Bar in SharePoint Online and OneDrive for Business is being reorganized to group automation features together. Branding is also being updated to reflect the product name change from ?Flow? to ?Power Automate?.
Updated April 20, 2020; This change is gradually rolling out to standard release customers. Roll-out will be completed by the end of April.
The Command Bar in SharePoint Online and OneDrive for Business is being reorganized to group automation features together. Branding is also being updated to reflect the product name change from ?Flow? to ?Power Automate?.
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MC186218 Updated - Office 365 will retire TLS 1.0 and 1.1 postponed for Worldwide and GCC Environments As previously communicated (MC124104 in Oct 2017, MC126199 in Dec 2017 and MC128929 in Feb 2018), we are moving all of our online services to Transport Layer Security (TLS) 1.2+ to provide best-in-class encryption, and to ensure our service is more secure by default.
Keeping on track with this promise ? Office 365 will be retiring TLS 1.0 and 1.1 starting June 1, 2020.
Updated April 22, 2020; To ensure the best possible experience for our customers during these unprecedented times we are postponing the retirement of TLS 1.0 and 1.1, which was scheduled to begin June 1, 2020. We will deliver a new Message center post when we are going to move forward with the retirement.
Original messaging below for reference.
As previously communicated (MC124104 in Oct 2017, MC126199 in Dec 2017 and MC128929 in Feb 2018), we are moving all of our online services to Transport Layer Security (TLS) 1.2+ to provide best-in-class encryption, and to ensure our service is more secure by default.
Keeping on track with this promise ? Office 365 will be retiring TLS 1.0 and 1.1 starting June 1, 2020.
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MC209920 Prepare for update to the new My Apps and My Account experiences We will be updating the current Azure AD https://account.activedirectory.windowsazure.com/r#/applications Apps and https://nam06.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https%3A%2F%2Faccount.activedirectory.windowsazure.com%2Fr%23%2Fprofiledata=04%7C01%7CKalila.Simpson%40microsoft.com%7Cd17fd6fe1e854d5ce5d608d7cf507353%7C72f988bf86f141af91ab2d7cd011db47%7C1%7C0%7C637205816757999644%7CUnknown%7CTWFpbGZsb3d8eyJWIjoiMC4wLjAwMDAiLCJQIjoiV2luMzIiLCJBTiI6Ik1haWwiLCJXVCI6Mn0%3D%7C-1sdata=A8Pp90k%2Fu%2BUX%2BKS6zrNJCrqvSsM6v5jcGPH30AZoTKE%3Dreserved=0 Profile experiences on July 20th 2020. This means that on July 20th all users will be automatically switched over to the updated https://nam06.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https%3A%2F%2Fmyapplications.microsoft.com%2Fdata=04%7C01%7CKalila.Simpson%40microsoft.com%7Cd17fd6fe1e854d5ce5d608d7cf507353%7C72f988bf86f141af91ab2d7cd011db47%7C1%7C0%7C637205816758009603%7CUnknown%7CTWFpbGZsb3d8eyJWIjoiMC4wLjAwMDAiLCJQIjoiV2luMzIiLCJBTiI6Ik1haWwiLCJXVCI6Mn0%3D%7C-1sdata=VrcOVQD1qRcC9Bo1fkwJCitk37O%2Fq0gT5aoEQehKGd4%3Dreserved=0 My Apps and https://nam06.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https%3A%2F%2Fmyworkaccount.microsoft.com%2Fdata=04%7C01%7CKalila.Simpson%40microsoft.com%7Cd17fd6fe1e854d5ce5d608d7cf507353%7C72f988bf86f141af91ab2d7cd011db47%7C1%7C0%7C637205816758009603%7CUnknown%7CTWFpbGZsb3d8eyJWIjoiMC4wLjAwMDAiLCJQIjoiV2luMzIiLCJBTiI6Ik1haWwiLCJXVCI6Mn0%3D%7C-1sdata=9E5P9O5YotldeYaGIkwzY5xh8Uzt8PQhp0KquekB0m4%3Dreserved=0 My Account experiences. We recommend you migrate your users to the new experiences prior to the July date to allow them to try the new interface as soon as possible. Please note that the updated My Apps and My Account offer the same functionality as the current experiences, but with an improved user interface on top of new capabilities to enable your users to be productive. We will be updating the current Azure AD https://account.activedirectory.windowsazure.com/r#/applications Apps and https://account.activedirectory.windowsazure.com/r#/profile_blank;Profile experiences on July 20th 2020. This means that on July 20th all users will be automatically switched over to the updated https://myapplications.microsoft.com My Apps and https://myworkaccount.microsoft.com My Account experiences. We recommend you migrate your users to the new experiences prior to the July date to allow them to try the new interface as soon as possible. Please note that the updated My Apps and My Account offer the same functionality as the current experiences, but with an improved user interface on top of new capabilities to enable your users to be productive.

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MC208307 Update - Feature Update: Secure by Default Updated April 15, 2020; We are updating the roll-out timeline to ensure the proper experience.
We?re implementing another phase in Secure by Default, which will affect any domains which fail authentication although they are implicitly allowed in your anti-spam policy.
We'll be gradually rolling this out in mid-May (previously April).
This message is associated with Microsoft 365 https://www.microsoft.com/microsoft-365/roadmap?filters=searchterms=62398 Roadmap ID 62398.
Updated April 24, 2020; Based on customer feedback and additional testing we have made the decision to not move forward at this time. We apologize for any inconvenience and will communicate via Message center when we are ready to proceed.
Original message below for reference.

We?re implementing another phase in Secure by Default, which will affect any domains which fail authentication although they are implicitly allowed in your anti-spam policy.
We'll be gradually rolling this out in mid-May (previously April).
This message is associated with Microsoft 365 https://www.microsoft.com/microsoft-365/roadmap?filters=searchterms=62398 Roadmap ID 62398.

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MC209154 Updated - Microsoft Bookings to be added as an Office 365 app Microsoft Bookings, a self-service scheduling tool, will be available as an Office 365 web app in mid-May. Updated April 24, 2020; We recently published MC210708 with the same information as this post. This was done to ensure all customers had proper visibility. We apologize for the duplication.
Microsoft Bookings, a self-service scheduling tool, will be available as an Office 365 web app in mid-May.
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MC prepare changes

MC ID MC Title Old Value New Value MC Action required by
MC209920 Prepare for update to the new My Apps and My Account experiences We recommend you migrate your users to the updated experiences prior to the July date. Please note that you can do so via staged rollout by allowing a certain group of users to access the updated experiences prior to migrating all users. If you?d like to provide additional guidance to your users about this update, we hope you find the following resources helpful.
For turning on the new My Apps experience;
https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/active-directory/manage-apps/access-panel-collections How to turn on the new My Apps in the Azure Portal
For communicating the update to your users;
https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=100117 Customizable email templates and end-user training material
https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/active-directory/user-help/my-apps-portal-end-user-access My Apps end user documentation
https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/active-directory/user-help/my-account-portal-overview My Account end user documentation
We recommend you migrate your users to the updated experiences prior to the July date. Please note that you can do so via staged rollout by allowing a certain group of users to access the updated experiences prior to migrating all users. If you?d like to provide additional guidance to your users about this update, we hope you find the following resources helpful.
For turning on the new My Apps experience;
https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/active-directory/manage-apps/access-panel-collections How to turn on the new My Apps in the Azure Portal
For communicating the update to your users;
https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=100117 Customizable email templates and end-user training material
https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/active-directory/user-help/my-apps-portal-end-user-access My Apps end user documentation
https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/active-directory/user-help/my-account-portal-overview My Account end user documentation
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MC208307 Update - Feature Update: Secure by Default You will need to review your Spoof Intelligence Insight and Policy to ensure that you are implicitly allowing domain that fail authentication to resolve this; otherwise, messages that are allowed that fail authentication will be marked as junk. https://docs.microsoft.com/microsoft-365/security/office-365-security/learn-about-spoof-intelligence Learn about spoof intelligence and https://docs.microsoft.com/microsoft-365/security/office-365-security/walkthrough-spoof-intelligence-insight how to configure your policies. You will need to review your Spoof Intelligence Insight and Policy to ensure that you are implicitly allowing domain that fail authentication to resolve this; otherwise, messages that are allowed that fail authentication will be marked as junk. https://docs.microsoft.com/microsoft-365/security/office-365-security/learn-about-spoof-intelligence Learn about spoof intelligence and https://docs.microsoft.com/microsoft-365/security/office-365-security/walkthrough-spoof-intelligence-insight how to configure your policies. N/A

MC Title changes

MC ID MC Title Old Value New Value MC Action required by
MC186218 Updated - Office 365 will retire TLS 1.0 and 1.1 postponed for Worldwide and GCC Environments Office 365 will retire TLS 1.0 and 1.1 starting June 1st, 2020 in Worldwide and GCC Environments Updated - Office 365 will retire TLS 1.0 and 1.1 postponed for Worldwide and GCC Environments N/A
MC209154 Updated - Microsoft Bookings to be added as an Office 365 app Microsoft Bookings to be added as an Office 365 app Updated - Microsoft Bookings to be added as an Office 365 app N/A

MC to MC link changes

MC ID MC Title Old Value New Value MC Action required by
MC209154 Updated - Microsoft Bookings to be added as an Office 365 app MC210708 N/A

MC to RM link changes

MC ID MC Title Old Value New Value MC Action required by
MC209916 New Feature: Yammer app for Microsoft Teams 63163 N/A
MC209666 Updated Feature: Yammer Conversations web part for SharePoint 63385 63385,63530 N/A
MC209945 New Feature: Third party online meeting providers in Outlook for Android 52558 N/A
MC210158 New and updated usage reports in Microsoft 365 admin center 59845,63209 N/A
MC210572 New Feature: SharePoint stock images 59834 N/A
MC210696 New Feature: Change in OneDrive and SharePoint files links created in Outlook for Windows 44590 N/A
MC210715 Updated feature: Microsoft Forms collaboration permissions and co-authors 62858 N/A

CW17 New Office 365 Message Center items

MC ID MC Title MC Category MC Workload MC Major Change MC Action required by
MC209920 Prepare for update to the new My Apps and My Account experiences Plan For Change Identity Service True N/A
MC209916 New Feature: Yammer app for Microsoft Teams Stay Informed Yammer Enterprise False N/A
MC209945 New Feature: Third party online meeting providers in Outlook for Android Stay Informed Exchange Online False N/A
MC210013 What?s New in the Microsoft Intune Service Update for April Stay Informed Microsoft Intune False N/A
MC210034 New Feature: Continuous Access Evaluation (CAE) Plan For Change False N/A
MC210158 New and updated usage reports in Microsoft 365 admin center Stay Informed Office 365 Portal False N/A
MC210572 New Feature: SharePoint stock images Stay Informed SharePoint Online False N/A
MC210568 Updates coming to Power Platform Data Loss Prevention Stay Informed Microsoft Power Automate, Power Apps False N/A
MC210451 Microsoft Teams 1:1 Convenience Recording is now available Stay Informed Microsoft Teams False N/A
MC210696 New Feature: Change in OneDrive and SharePoint files links created in Outlook for Windows Stay Informed Office Client Applications False N/A
MC210715 Updated feature: Microsoft Forms collaboration permissions and co-authors Plan For Change Microsoft Forms True N/A
MC210713 Awareness: SharePoint Designer feature deprecation Stay Informed SharePoint Online False N/A
MC210708 Microsoft Bookings to be added as an Office 365 app Stay Informed True N/A

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