2020 CW 34 Microsoft 365 Message Center changes

from 08/17/2020 to 08/23/2020

7 Office 365 Message Center Items were changed and 10 Office 365 Message Center Items were added

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Changes

MC End Time changes

MC ID MC Title Old Value New Value MC Action required by
MC219652 SharePoint lists and libraries - improved image columns 2020-09-20T07;00;00Z 2020-10-30T07;00;00Z N/A
MC218143 (Updated) Customization of quarantine notification 2020-10-30T07;00;00Z 2020-12-18T07;00;00Z N/A
MC213422 (Updated) New hyperlink and date and time editors, improved column editing for SharePoint lists and document libraries 2020-08-31T07;00;00Z 2020-10-30T07;00;00Z N/A

MC How Affect changes

MC ID MC Title Old Value New Value MC Action required by
MC217681 (Updated) Retiring Teams mobile support for devices running on Android 4.4 If you have devices running Android version 4.4 You are receiving this message because our reporting indicates one or more users in your organization are using Android devices that has Android version 4.4
The exiting Teams build 1.0.0.2020050801 will continue to work on Android 4.4 for the next 2 months but there won't be any app updates going forward.
If you have devices running Android version 4.4 You are receiving this message because our reporting indicates one or more users in your organization are using Android mobile devices that has Android version 4.4
The exiting Teams build 1.0.0.2020050801 will continue to work on Android 4.4 for the next 2 months but there won't be any app updates going forward.
08/01/2020

MC IsMajorChange changes

MC ID MC Title Old Value New Value MC Action required by
MC220411 Encrypted sync in Microsoft Edge is now available False True N/A

MC Messages changes

MC ID MC Title Old Value New Value MC Action required by
MC217681 (Updated) Retiring Teams mobile support for devices running on Android 4.4 We will be retiring the Teams support on Android 4.4. Instead we recommend that users upgrade to newer Android builds, which is where we will continue to invest.
Key Points;
Major; Retirement
Timeline; August 1, 2020
Action; Review and assess impact
Updated August 18, 2020; We have updated this post to clarify that this impacts Teams mobile.
We will be retiring the Teams mobile support on Android 4.4. Instead we recommend that users upgrade to newer Android builds, which is where we will continue to invest.
Key Points;
Major; Retirement
Timeline; August 1, 2020
Action; Review and assess impact
08/01/2020
MC219652 SharePoint lists and libraries - improved image columns We?re introducing a new Image column type to lists and libraries. Using this column, list and library users will be able to add a single image file from their computer to an item in a list or a library.
When this will happen We will be gradually rolling this out to Targeted Release customers in early August and expect to complete the rollout to all by mid-August 2020.
This message is associated with Microsoft 365 https://www.microsoft.com/microsoft-365/roadmap?filters=searchterms=64872 Roadmap ID 64872.
Updated August 19, 2020; To ensure the best possible experience for our users, we are delaying some of our deployments to reduce the amount of change flowing into the services. Please see the updated roll-out timeline below.
We?re introducing a new Image column type to lists and libraries. Using this column, list and library users will be able to add a single image file from their computer to an item in a list or a library.
When this will happen We will be gradually rolling this out to Targeted Release customers at the end of August (previously early August) and expect to complete the rollout to all by mid-September (previously mid-August).
This message is associated with Microsoft 365 https://www.microsoft.com/microsoft-365/roadmap?filters=searchterms=64872 Roadmap ID 64872.
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MC218683 (Updated) Teams message translation will be enabled by default We're changing the default tenant policy setting for Teams inline message translation.
Key points
Timing; early August; complete mid-August
Roll-out; tenant level
Control type; admin control
Action; review and assess by August 3, 2020.
Updated August 19, 2020; We are pleased to announce that this feature has completed rolling out and is available in your organization as applicable.
We're changing the default tenant policy setting for Teams inline message translation.
Key points
Timing; early August; complete mid-August
Roll-out; tenant level
Control type; admin control
Action; review and assess by August 3, 2020.
08/03/2020
MC218143 (Updated) Customization of quarantine notification Updated July 16, 2020; To ensure the best possible experience for our users, we are delaying some of our deployments to reduce the amount of change flowing into the services. Please see the updated roll-out timeline below
We are making it possible for you to customize quarantine notifications with your organization logo, custom display name, and a custom disclaimer.
This message is associated with Microsoft 365 https://www.microsoft.com/microsoft-365/roadmap?filters=searchterms=64781 Roadmap ID 64781
When this will happen
We will begin rolling this out in to standard release customers at the end of July (previously mid-July) and we expect to be complete by mid-August (previously end of July).
We will begin rolling this out to government customers in mid-August (previously end of July) and we expect to be complete in September (previously mid-August).
Updated August 19, 2020; To ensure the best possible experience for our users, we are delaying some of our deployments to reduce the amount of change flowing into the services. Please see the updated roll-out timeline below.
We are making it possible for you to customize quarantine notifications with your organization logo, custom display name, and a custom disclaimer.
This message is associated with Microsoft 365 https://www.microsoft.com/microsoft-365/roadmap?filters=searchterms=64781 Roadmap ID 64781
When this will happen
We will begin rolling this out in to standard release customers at the beginning of October (previously end of July) and we expect to be complete by the end of October (previously mid-August).
We will begin rolling this out to government customers in end of October (previously mid-August) and we expect to be complete in mid-November (previously September).
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MC216971 (Updated) Teams personal account banner notifications Starting on June 30th, similar to adding a personal mailbox in Outlook, a user can add an account in Teams for personal use by visiting their profile in the app. If you wish to manage the use of multiple accounts in Teams please refer to MC214328 (May 2020). To inform users about the new productivity features and the ability to sign in with different accounts, we will show a banner in the activity feed for Teams mobile app users.
Key Points;
Timeline; Begin at the end of July and expect to complete rolling out to all customers by the end of December.
Control; Contact Support
Updated August 19, 2020; We are pleased to announce that this feature is rolling out and is expected to be generally available by the end of December.
Starting on June 30th, similar to adding a personal mailbox in Outlook, a user can add an account in Teams for personal use by visiting their profile in the app. If you wish to manage the use of multiple accounts in Teams please refer to MC214328 (May 2020). To inform users about the new productivity features and the ability to sign in with different accounts, we will show a banner in the activity feed for Teams mobile app users.
Key Points;
Timeline; Begin at the end of July and expect to complete rolling out to all customers by the end of December.
Control; Contact Support
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MC213422 (Updated) New hyperlink and date and time editors, improved column editing for SharePoint lists and document libraries Updated 5/31/2020; We have updated the links in this message to ensure they resolve correctly.
We are improving the hyperlink and date and time field editors in SharePoint lists and document libraries. We are also making it possible to create all column types directly from Quick Edit. All the data in existing hyperlink and date and time fields will be retained and unchanged.
This message is associated with Microsoft 365 Roadmap IDs https://www.microsoft.com/microsoft-365/roadmap?filters=searchterms=63275 63275 and https://www.microsoft.com/microsoft-365/roadmap?filters=searchterms=63277 target=_blank style=background-color; rgb(255, 255, 255); font-family; sans-serif; font-weight; 400;;63277.
When this will happen
We will be rolling this out to Targeted Release customers in late May; the rollout will be complete in mid-June.
We will be rolling this out to Standard Release customers in mid-June; the rollout will be complete by the end of July.
Updated August 19, 2020; Based on learnings from our early rings, we have made the decision to make additional changes to the code which requires us to adjust the timeline below.
We are improving the hyperlink and date and time field editors in SharePoint lists and document libraries. We are also making it possible to create all column types directly from Quick Edit. All the data in existing hyperlink and date and time fields will be retained and unchanged.
This message is associated with Microsoft 365 Roadmap IDs https://www.microsoft.com/microsoft-365/roadmap?filters=searchterms=63275 63275 and https://www.microsoft.com/microsoft-365/roadmap?filters=searchterms=63277 63277.
When this will happen
We will be rolling this out to Targeted Release customers in late May; the rollout will be complete in mid-June.
We will be rolling this out to Standard Release customers in mid-June; the rollout will be complete by the end September (previously July).
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MC MessageTagNames changes

MC ID MC Title Old Value New Value MC Action required by
MC217681 (Updated) Retiring Teams mobile support for devices running on Android 4.4 Updated message,User impact 08/01/2020
MC219652 SharePoint lists and libraries - improved image columns New feature,User impact New feature,Updated message,User impact N/A
MC218683 (Updated) Teams message translation will be enabled by default Admin impact,Feature update,User impact Admin impact,Feature update,Updated message,User impact 08/03/2020
MC218143 (Updated) Customization of quarantine notification Admin impact,Feature update,User impact Admin impact,Feature update,Updated message,User impact N/A
MC216971 (Updated) Teams personal account banner notifications New feature,Updated message,User impact N/A
MC213422 (Updated) New hyperlink and date and time editors, improved column editing for SharePoint lists and document libraries New feature,Updated message,User impact N/A

MC Title changes

MC ID MC Title Old Value New Value MC Action required by
MC217681 (Updated) Retiring Teams mobile support for devices running on Android 4.4 Retiring Teams support for devices running on Android 4.4 (Updated) Retiring Teams mobile support for devices running on Android 4.4 08/01/2020
MC218683 (Updated) Teams message translation will be enabled by default Teams message translation will be enabled by default (Updated) Teams message translation will be enabled by default 08/03/2020
MC216971 (Updated) Teams personal account banner notifications Teams personal account banner notifications (Updated) Teams personal account banner notifications N/A

CW34 New Office 365 Message Center items

MC ID MC Title MC Category MC Workload MC Major Change MC Action required by
MC220490 Announcements for Microsoft Edge Legacy and for using Microsoft 365 apps and services on Internet Explorer 11 Plan For Change Microsoft 365 suite True N/A
MC220516 Customizable Praise for Microsoft Teams Stay Informed Microsoft Teams False N/A
MC220515 New Riverbed CDN available in Microsoft Teams Stay Informed Microsoft Teams False N/A
MC220545 Improvements to optional diagnostic data collection to better diagnose issues in Office Plan For Change Microsoft 365 suite False N/A
MC220668 Results from PowerBI coming to Microsoft Search in SharePoint and Office.com Stay Informed Office for the web, SharePoint Online False N/A
MC220702 Simplified way to manage your Teams notification settings Stay Informed Microsoft Teams False N/A
MC220725 OneDrive Sync: Improved warning for locked Office files Stay Informed OneDrive for Business, SharePoint Online False N/A
MC220791 New Feature: Manage how long guests can access SharePoint Online and OneDrive documents Stay Informed OneDrive for Business, SharePoint Online False N/A
MC220785 New Microsoft Teams meeting pre-join experience Stay Informed Microsoft Teams False N/A
MC220745 General Availability Announcement - Power Apps and Power Automate Data Loss Prevention Features Plan For Change Microsoft Power Automate, Power Apps False N/A

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