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

MC End Time changes

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MC249774 (Updated) Azure AD Default access token lifetime Variation 2021-06-30T07;00;00Z 2021-08-31T07;00;00Z N/A

MC How Affect changes

MC ID MC Title Old Value New Value MC Action required by
MC248395 (Updated) Teams: Join a meeting with digital meeting ID Microsoft 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 Variation We 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 Rooms We 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 ID MC Title Old Value New Value MC Action required by
MC256030 (Updated) New Permissions management page in Microsoft 365 compliance center https://docs.microsoft.com/microsoft-365/compliance/microsoft-365-compliance-center-permissions N/A

MC Messages changes

MC ID MC Title Old Value New Value MC Action required by
MC258428 (Updated) Office for the Web - retiring File Share Embed 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. 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 ID Updated 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 Variation 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. 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 options Updated 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 center 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

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 Rooms 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
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 ID MC Title Old Value New Value MC Action required by
MC258428 (Updated) Office for the Web - retiring File Share Embed Admin impact,Retirement,User impact Admin impact,Retirement,Updated message,User impact N/A
MC249774 (Updated) Azure AD Default access token lifetime Variation Admin impact Admin impact,Updated message N/A
MC256030 (Updated) New Permissions management page in Microsoft 365 compliance center Admin impact,New feature Admin impact,New feature,Updated message N/A
MC256026 (Updated) Intelligent speaker for Microsoft Teams Rooms Admin impact,New feature,User impact Admin impact,New feature,Updated message,User impact N/A
MC259743 (Updated) Briefing Email Language Expansion (FR, DE, IT, PT) Admin impact,Feature update,User impact Admin impact,Feature update,Updated message,User impact N/A

MC prepare changes

MC ID MC Title Old Value New Value MC Action required by
MC260556 Remove preview Tag from 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 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 ID MC Title Old Value New Value MC Action required by
MC258428 (Updated) Office for the Web - retiring File Share Embed Office for the Web - retiring File Share Embed (Updated) Office for the Web - retiring File Share Embed N/A
MC249774 (Updated) Azure AD Default access token lifetime Variation Azure AD Default access token lifetime Variation (Updated) Azure AD Default access token lifetime Variation N/A
MC256030 (Updated) New Permissions management page in Microsoft 365 compliance center New Permissions management page in Microsoft 365 compliance center (Updated) New Permissions management page in Microsoft 365 compliance center N/A
MC256026 (Updated) Intelligent speaker for Microsoft Teams Rooms Intelligent speaker for Microsoft Teams Rooms (Updated) Intelligent speaker for Microsoft Teams Rooms N/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 ID MC Title Old Value New Value MC Action required by
MC260483 Update to the OAuth 2.0 device authorization grant flow protocol Dynamics 365 Apps,Microsoft Power Automate Dynamics 365 Apps,Microsoft Power Automate,Power Apps N/A
MC260554 The device code flow user experience will now include an app confirmation prompt Identity Service,Microsoft Intune,Mobile Device Management for Office 365 Identity Service,Mobile Device Management for Office 365 N/A
MC260554 The device code flow user experience will now include an app confirmation prompt Identity Service,Mobile Device Management for Office 365 Identity Service,Microsoft Intune,Mobile Device Management for Office 365 N/A
MC260554 The device code flow user experience will now include an app confirmation prompt Identity Service,Microsoft Intune,Mobile Device Management for Office 365 Identity Service,Mobile Device Management for Office 365 N/A

CW24 New Office 365 Message Center items

MC ID MC Title MC Category MC Workload MC Major Change MC Action required by
MC260483 Update to the OAuth 2.0 device authorization grant flow protocol Plan For Change Dynamics 365 Apps, Microsoft Power Automate, Power Apps False N/A
MC260554 The device code flow user experience will now include an app confirmation prompt Plan For Change Identity Service, Mobile Device Management for Office 365 False N/A
MC260556 Remove preview Tag from Large Gallery Stay Informed Microsoft Teams False N/A
MC260561 Admin notifications for Custom app submissions Stay Informed Microsoft Teams False N/A
MC260563 Immersive reader on Teams mobile Stay Informed Microsoft Teams False N/A
MC260564 Live Transcription Stay Informed Microsoft Teams False N/A
MC260565 Teams Attendance Report Stay Informed Microsoft Teams False N/A
MC260706 Updates available for Microsoft 365 Apps for all channels Stay Informed Microsoft 365 Apps False N/A
MC260745 New Service - Scheduler for Microsoft 365 Stay Informed Exchange Online False N/A
MC260749 Microsoft Search: Find a meeting recording based on what was said Stay Informed Microsoft Stream False N/A
MC260869 Dynamics 365 ? Service Update 21061 for EUR Stay Informed Dynamics 365 Apps False N/A
MC261024 Microsoft Lists: @mention people in comments Stay Informed SharePoint Online False N/A
MC261079 New Azure AD built-in role - Cloud App Security Administrator Stay Informed Identity Service, Microsoft 365 Apps, Microsoft 365 suite False N/A
MC261351 Extend Compliance Manager capabilities beyond Microsoft 365 assets Stay Informed Microsoft 365 suite False N/A
MC261352 Microsoft Stream (built on SharePoint): Updated Web player for video Stay Informed Microsoft Teams, OneDrive for Business, SharePoint Online, Yammer Enterprise False N/A
MC261353 PDF nighttime reading mode for OneDrive on Android Stay Informed OneDrive for Business False N/A
MC261530 Chat Bubbles Plan For Change Microsoft Teams True N/A
MC261532 Edit your workbooks now with ActiveX Stay Informed Office for the web False N/A
MC261534 SharePoint: Updates for Microsoft Teams connected team sites Plan For Change SharePoint Online True N/A
MC261535 Install web version of OneDrive as a Progressive Web App (PWA) Stay Informed SharePoint Online False N/A
MC261537 Install web version of Microsoft Lists as a Progressive Web App (PWA) Stay Informed SharePoint Online False N/A
MC261538 Microsoft Lists: Sync your lists for improved performance and offline access Plan For Change SharePoint Online True N/A

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