2021 CW 24 Microsoft 365 Message Center changes

from 06/07/2021 to 06/13/2021

10 Office 365 Message Center Items were changed and 22 Office 365 Message Center Items were added

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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MC249774(Updated) Azure AD Default access token lifetime Variation2021-06-30T07;00;00Z2021-08-31T07;00;00ZN/A

MC How Affect changes

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MC248395(Updated) Teams: Join a meeting with digital meeting IDMicrosoft 365https://www.microsoft.com/microsoft-365/roadmap?filters=searchterms=80668 Roadmap ID 80668.
Timing; We will begin rolling this out in early June (previously early May) and expect to complete rollout by early July (previously late May).
Roll-out; tenant level
Control type; user control
Action; review and assess

Microsoft 365 https://www.microsoft.com/microsoft-365/roadmap?filters=searchterms=80668 Roadmap ID 80668.
Timing; We will communicate via Message center when we are ready to proceed.
Roll-out; tenant level
Control type; user control
Action; review and assess

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MC249774(Updated) Azure AD Default access token lifetime VariationWe will roll out this change on May 31, 2021.

We will roll out this change in July (previously May).

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MC256026(Updated) Intelligent speaker for Microsoft Teams RoomsWe will begin rolling out in early June and expect to complete by the end of June.
This message is associated with Microsoft 365 https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/microsoft-365/roadmap?filters=searchterms=70762 target=_blank style=;Roadmap ID 70762
We will begin rolling out in mid-June (previously early June) and expect to complete by the end of June.
This message is associated with Microsoft 365 https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/microsoft-365/roadmap?filters=searchterms=70762 target=_blank style=;Roadmap ID 70762
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MC259743(Updated) Briefing Email Language Expansion (FR, DE, IT, PT)Rolling out in early June and expected to be complete by the end of August.Rolling out in mid-June (previously early June) and expected to be complete by the end of August.N/A

MC Link changes

MC IDMC TitleOld ValueNew ValueMC Action required by
MC256030(Updated) New Permissions management page in Microsoft 365 compliance centerhttps://docs.microsoft.com/microsoft-365/compliance/microsoft-365-compliance-center-permissionsN/A

MC Messages changes

MC IDMC TitleOld ValueNew ValueMC Action required by
MC258428(Updated) Office for the Web - retiring File Share EmbedWe will be retiring the File Share Embed dialog from Office for the Web (Word, PowerPoint, Excel, and Visio) beginning July 1st 2021. Instead we recommend the utilization of https://support.microsoft.com/office/use-the-file-viewer-web-part-e53a9602-e7b3-4fff-9126-de2f18d1900c SharePoint File Viewer Web Part or existing Graph APIs (e.g. https://docs.microsoft.com/graph/api/driveitem-preview?view=graph-rest-1.0 PreviewItem,) which is where we will continue to invest our development resources.Updated June 07, 2021; Based on your feedback we have made the decision to not retire the File Share Embed dialog. Thank you for your feedback.
Note; Embedded files must be stored in a location where permissions are granted to the appropriate audience.
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We will be retiring the File Share Embed dialog from Office for the Web (Word, PowerPoint, Excel, and Visio) beginning July 1st 2021. Instead we recommend the utilization of https://support.microsoft.com/office/use-the-file-viewer-web-part-e53a9602-e7b3-4fff-9126-de2f18d1900c SharePoint File Viewer Web Part or existing Graph APIs (e.g. https://docs.microsoft.com/graph/api/driveitem-preview?view=graph-rest-1.0 PreviewItem,) which is where we will continue to invest our development resources.
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MC248395(Updated) Teams: Join a meeting with digital meeting IDUpdated May 13, 2021; We have updated the rollout timeline below. Thank you for your patience.

This release of Microsoft Teams Meeting ID will be rolling out across Microsoft Teams Desktop, Mobile and Web and will provide an additional way for users to join a Microsoft Teams meeting by entering a digital ID.

Updated June 08, 2021; At this time we will not be moving forward with rolling out the feature as outlined. We are evaluating changes based on feedback and will announce our new plan via Message center when we are ready proceed. Thank you for your patience.

This release of Microsoft Teams Meeting ID will be rolling out across Microsoft Teams Desktop, Mobile and Web and will provide an additional way for users to join a Microsoft Teams meeting by entering a digital ID.

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MC249774(Updated) Azure AD Default access token lifetime VariationWe are making some changes to the default lifetime of Access Tokens. The default lifetime of Access Tokens issued by Azure AD will change from a static value of 60 minutes to a value between 60-90 minutes (75 minutes on average). We are making this change to provide a smoother experience across the service.Updated June 08, 2021; We have updated the rollout timeline below. Thank you for your patience.
We are making some changes to the default lifetime of Access Tokens. The default lifetime of Access Tokens issued by Azure AD will change from a static value of 60 minutes to a value between 60-90 minutes (75 minutes on average). We are making this change to provide a smoother experience across the service.
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MC250958(Updated) Microsoft Teams: webinars plus new meeting registration optionsUpdated April 29, 2021; We have updated the rollout timeline below. Thank you for your patience.

We are excited to announce the forthcoming availability of Teams webinar capabilities, beginning rollout at the end of April 2021, completing in May 2021.
Associated features that apply to webinars and meetings, include;
Registration page creation with email confirmation for registrants.
Reporting for registration and attendance.

These capabilities will be available to users with the following licenses; Office 365 or Microsoft 365 E3/E5/A3/A5/Business Standard/Business Premium.
For the rest of 2021, we are offering temporary availability to Teams users to try the features with their existing commercial subscription.

Note; We will honor any existing meeting settings enabled within your organization.

Updated June 08, 2021; We have updated this post with additional details for clarity. Thank you for your feedback.

We are excited to announce the forthcoming availability of Teams webinar capabilities, beginning rollout at the end of April 2021, completing in May 2021.
Associated features that apply to webinars and meetings, include;
Registration page creation with email confirmation for registrants.
Reporting for registration and attendance.

These capabilities will be available to users with the following licenses; Office 365 or Microsoft 365 E3/E5/A3/A5/Business Standard/Business Premium.
For the rest of 2021, we are offering temporary availability to Teams users to try the features with their existing commercial subscription.

Note; We will honor any existing meeting settings enabled within your organization.

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MC256030(Updated) New Permissions management page in Microsoft 365 compliance centerYou will soon see a new Permissions landing page within the Microsoft 365 compliance center from which admins will be able to view and assign user roles and create and modify custom role groups, activities currently managed within the legacy Office 365 Security Compliance Center.
This message is associated with Microsoft 365https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/microsoft-365/roadmap?filters=searchterms=72239 Roadmap ID 72239

Updated June 08, 2021; We have updated this post with a link to Additional information. Thank you for your patience.
You will soon see a new Permissions landing page within the Microsoft 365 compliance center from which admins will be able to view and assign user roles and create and modify custom role groups, activities currently managed within the legacy Office 365 Security Compliance Center.
This message is associated with Microsoft 365https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/microsoft-365/roadmap?filters=searchterms=72239 Roadmap ID 72239

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MC256026(Updated) Intelligent speaker for Microsoft Teams RoomsIntroducing intelligent speakers; If your organization's Microsoft Teams Rooms are equipped with https://aka.ms/teamsdevices target=_blank style=;Intelligent Speakers, you can hold meetings where in-room participants of up to 10 people are identified in live transcription. During the meeting, remote participants can easily see who?s saying what. The post-meeting transcript identifies both remote and in-room attendees (except any who choose not to be identified). With these new speakers, attendees can use the transcript to follow along or capture action items. For Intelligent Speakers to provide voice identification, there should be no more than 20 persons total (including yourself) on the invite.
Key benefits;
Intelligent Speaker will identify participants in the meeting automatically
Attendees can edit the speaker's name in transcripts.
Better transcription quality in rooms compared to the common microphones
Better Cortana experience and accuracy
Updated June 10, 2021; We have updated the rollout timeline below. Thank you for your patience.
Introducing intelligent speakers; If your organization's Microsoft Teams Rooms are equipped with https://aka.ms/teamsdevices target=_blank style=;Intelligent Speakers, you can hold meetings where in-room participants of up to 10 people are identified in live transcription. During the meeting, remote participants can easily see who?s saying what. The post-meeting transcript identifies both remote and in-room attendees (except any who choose not to be identified). With these new speakers, attendees can use the transcript to follow along or capture action items. For Intelligent Speakers to provide voice identification, there should be no more than 20 persons total (including yourself) on the invite.
Key benefits;
Intelligent Speaker will identify participants in the meeting automatically
Attendees can edit the speaker's name in transcripts.
Better transcription quality in rooms compared to the common microphones
Better Cortana experience and accuracy
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MC259743(Updated) Briefing Email Language Expansion (FR, DE, IT, PT)The https://docs.microsoft.com/briefing/be-overview target=_blank style=;Briefing email from Cortana helps users start their day on track by surfacing information to prepare for upcoming meetings, follow up on outstanding tasks as well as protect time for independent work. Currently, the Briefing email is available for Microsoft 365 Enterprise users with Exchange Online mailboxes in English and Spanish. We are expanding to support Exchange Online mailboxes in French, German, Italian, and Portuguese.
This message is associated with Microsoft 365 Roadmap ID https://www.microsoft.com/microsoft-365/roadmap?filters=Cortanasearchterms=81999 target=_blank style=;81999.
Updated June 10, 2021; We have updated the rollout timeline below. Thank you for your patience.
The https://docs.microsoft.com/briefing/be-overview target=_blank style=;Briefing email from Cortana helps users start their day on track by surfacing information to prepare for upcoming meetings, follow up on outstanding tasks as well as protect time for independent work. Currently, the Briefing email is available for Microsoft 365 Enterprise users with Exchange Online mailboxes in English and Spanish. We are expanding to support Exchange Online mailboxes in French, German, Italian, and Portuguese.
This message is associated with Microsoft 365 Roadmap ID https://www.microsoft.com/microsoft-365/roadmap?filters=Cortanasearchterms=81999 target=_blank style=;81999.
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MC MessageTagNames changes

MC IDMC TitleOld ValueNew ValueMC Action required by
MC258428(Updated) Office for the Web - retiring File Share EmbedAdmin impact,Retirement,User impactAdmin impact,Retirement,Updated message,User impactN/A
MC249774(Updated) Azure AD Default access token lifetime VariationAdmin impactAdmin impact,Updated messageN/A
MC256030(Updated) New Permissions management page in Microsoft 365 compliance centerAdmin impact,New featureAdmin impact,New feature,Updated messageN/A
MC256026(Updated) Intelligent speaker for Microsoft Teams RoomsAdmin impact,New feature,User impactAdmin impact,New feature,Updated message,User impactN/A
MC259743(Updated) Briefing Email Language Expansion (FR, DE, IT, PT)Admin impact,Feature update,User impactAdmin impact,Feature update,Updated message,User impactN/A

MC prepare changes

MC IDMC TitleOld ValueNew ValueMC Action required by
MC260556Remove preview Tag from Large GalleryThe removal of the preview label indicates that all Large Gallery capabilities will be functional and available to your organization.
To get started with Together Mode, the meeting organizer or presenter navigates to ?more actions? and selects Large Gallery.
The removal of the preview label indicates that all Large Gallery capabilities will be functional and available to your organization.
To get started with Large Gallery, the meeting organizer or presenter navigates to ?more actions? and selects Large Gallery.
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MC Title changes

MC IDMC TitleOld ValueNew ValueMC Action required by
MC258428(Updated) Office for the Web - retiring File Share EmbedOffice for the Web - retiring File Share Embed(Updated) Office for the Web - retiring File Share EmbedN/A
MC249774(Updated) Azure AD Default access token lifetime VariationAzure AD Default access token lifetime Variation(Updated) Azure AD Default access token lifetime VariationN/A
MC256030(Updated) New Permissions management page in Microsoft 365 compliance centerNew Permissions management page in Microsoft 365 compliance center(Updated) New Permissions management page in Microsoft 365 compliance centerN/A
MC256026(Updated) Intelligent speaker for Microsoft Teams RoomsIntelligent speaker for Microsoft Teams Rooms(Updated) Intelligent speaker for Microsoft Teams RoomsN/A
MC259743(Updated) Briefing Email Language Expansion (FR, DE, IT, PT)Briefing Email Language Expansion (FR, DE, IT, PT)(Updated) Briefing Email Language Expansion (FR, DE, IT, PT)N/A

MC Workload Display Names changes

MC IDMC TitleOld ValueNew ValueMC Action required by
MC260483Update to the OAuth 2.0 device authorization grant flow protocolDynamics 365 Apps,Microsoft Power AutomateDynamics 365 Apps,Microsoft Power Automate,Power AppsN/A
MC260554The device code flow user experience will now include an app confirmation promptIdentity Service,Microsoft Intune,Mobile Device Management for Office 365Identity Service,Mobile Device Management for Office 365N/A
MC260554The device code flow user experience will now include an app confirmation promptIdentity Service,Mobile Device Management for Office 365Identity Service,Microsoft Intune,Mobile Device Management for Office 365N/A
MC260554The device code flow user experience will now include an app confirmation promptIdentity Service,Microsoft Intune,Mobile Device Management for Office 365Identity Service,Mobile Device Management for Office 365N/A

CW24 New Office 365 Message Center items

MC IDMC TitleMC CategoryMC WorkloadMC Major ChangeMC Action required by
MC260483Update to the OAuth 2.0 device authorization grant flow protocolPlan For ChangeDynamics 365 Apps, Microsoft Power Automate, Power AppsFalseN/A
MC260554The device code flow user experience will now include an app confirmation promptPlan For ChangeIdentity Service, Mobile Device Management for Office 365FalseN/A
MC260556Remove preview Tag from Large GalleryStay InformedMicrosoft TeamsFalseN/A
MC260561Admin notifications for Custom app submissionsStay InformedMicrosoft TeamsFalseN/A
MC260563Immersive reader on Teams mobileStay InformedMicrosoft TeamsFalseN/A
MC260564Live TranscriptionStay InformedMicrosoft TeamsFalseN/A
MC260565Teams Attendance ReportStay InformedMicrosoft TeamsFalseN/A
MC260706Updates available for Microsoft 365 Apps for all channelsStay InformedMicrosoft 365 AppsFalseN/A
MC260745New Service - Scheduler for Microsoft 365Stay InformedExchange OnlineFalseN/A
MC260749Microsoft Search: Find a meeting recording based on what was saidStay InformedMicrosoft StreamFalseN/A
MC260869Dynamics 365 ? Service Update 21061 for EURStay InformedDynamics 365 AppsFalseN/A
MC261024Microsoft Lists: @mention people in commentsStay InformedSharePoint OnlineFalseN/A
MC261079New Azure AD built-in role - Cloud App Security AdministratorStay InformedIdentity Service, Microsoft 365 Apps, Microsoft 365 suiteFalseN/A
MC261351Extend Compliance Manager capabilities beyond Microsoft 365 assetsStay InformedMicrosoft 365 suiteFalseN/A
MC261352Microsoft Stream (built on SharePoint): Updated Web player for videoStay InformedMicrosoft Teams, OneDrive for Business, SharePoint Online, Yammer EnterpriseFalseN/A
MC261353PDF nighttime reading mode for OneDrive on AndroidStay InformedOneDrive for BusinessFalseN/A
MC261530Chat BubblesPlan For ChangeMicrosoft TeamsTrueN/A
MC261532Edit your workbooks now with ActiveXStay InformedOffice for the webFalseN/A
MC261534SharePoint: Updates for Microsoft Teams connected team sitesPlan For ChangeSharePoint OnlineTrueN/A
MC261535Install web version of OneDrive as a Progressive Web App (PWA)Stay InformedSharePoint OnlineFalseN/A
MC261537Install web version of Microsoft Lists as a Progressive Web App (PWA)Stay InformedSharePoint OnlineFalseN/A
MC261538Microsoft Lists: Sync your lists for improved performance and offline accessPlan For ChangeSharePoint OnlineTrueN/A

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