2021 CW 31 Microsoft 365 Message Center changes

from 07/26/2021 to 08/01/2021

15 Office 365 Message Center Items were changed and 12 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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MC243945(Updated) SharePoint Events web part will display event images2021-07-31T07;00;00Z2021-10-31T07;00;00ZN/A
MC245302(Updated) PowerPoint Live in Teams: Slide Translation2021-08-20T07;00;00Z2021-09-30T07;00;00ZN/A
MC255540(Updated) Continuous access evaluation on by default2021-07-31T07;00;00Z2021-10-31T07;00;00Z06/15/2021
MC258034(Updated) Together Mode Extensibility2021-07-26T07;00;00Z2021-09-30T07;00;00ZN/A
MC258623(Updated) Roaming bandwidth control2021-09-30T07;00;00Z2021-08-09T07;00;00ZN/A
MC258632(Updated) Two new Direct Routing endpoints in Japan2021-07-31T07;00;00Z2021-08-30T07;00;00Z06/25/2021
MC259495(Updated) End-to-end encryption for Teams calling2021-07-31T07;00;00Z2021-10-15T07;00;00ZN/A
MC264091(Updated) Microsoft Teams: New assignment experience in modal window for Breakout Rooms2021-08-15T07;00;00Z2021-09-30T07;00;00ZN/A
MC267133(Updated) Music Mode for Teams2021-10-31T07;00;00Z2021-11-19T07;00;00ZN/A

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MC IDMC TitleOld ValueNew ValueMC Action required by
MC271483(Updated) Announcing self-service purchase capabilities for Windows 365As mentioned above, you have the ability to control self-service purchase capabilities on a per-product bases using PowerShell. Windows 365 is available for control starting today.
For additional information on controlling self-service purchase using PowerShell, see https://www.powershellgallery.com/packages/MSCommerce/ AllowSelfServicePurchase for the MSCommerce PowerShell module.

Any potential changes you make for Windows 365 with the MSCommerce PowerShell module will not affect settings you already set for other products.
Self-service purchase capabilities are not available for customers who are eligible for Government or Education offers. If this applies to your organization, no additional action is required to control self-service purchase at this time.
[What is Windows 365?]
Microsoft recently announced the Windows 365 Cloud PC, which securely streams your Windows experience -- including your personalized apps, content, and settings -- from the Microsoft cloud to any device.
Windows 365 offers two additions, Windows 365 Enterprise and Windows 365 Business, that include a complete cloud-based offering with multiple Cloud PC configurations based on performance needs;
Windows 365 Enterprise is for organizations that want to manage their Cloud PCs with Microsoft Endpoint Manager and take advantage of integrations with other Microsoft services, including Azure Active Director and Microsoft Defender for Endpoint.
Windows 365 Business is for smaller organizations that want a simple way to buy, deploy, and manage Cloud PCs.
Here is how self-service purchase will be integrated into the two editions;
Microsoft 365 Enterprise; IT admins who use Microsoft Endpoint Manager (MEM) will be able to purchase a license during the resize action on a user's Cloud PC if their organization does not have any licenses available.
Microsoft 365 Business; Any user can purchase a license from https://www.windows365.com/ windows365.com and automatically have a Cloud PC created for them.

As mentioned above, you have the ability to control self-service purchase capabilities on a per-product bases using PowerShell. Windows 365 is available for control starting today.
For additional information on controlling self-service purchase using PowerShell, see https://docs.microsoft.com/microsoft-365/commerce/subscriptions/allowselfservicepurchase-powershell?view=o365-worldwide Use AllowSelfServicePurchase for the MSCommerce PowerShell module.

Any potential changes you make for Windows 365 with the MSCommerce PowerShell module will not affect settings you already set for other products.
Self-service purchase capabilities are not available for customers who are eligible for Government or Education offers. If this applies to your organization, no additional action is required to control self-service purchase at this time.
[What is Windows 365?]
Microsoft recently announced the Windows 365 Cloud PC, which securely streams your Windows experience -- including your personalized apps, content, and settings -- from the Microsoft cloud to any device.
Windows 365 offers two additions, Windows 365 Enterprise and Windows 365 Business, that include a complete cloud-based offering with multiple Cloud PC configurations based on performance needs;
Windows 365 Enterprise is for organizations that want to manage their Cloud PCs with Microsoft Endpoint Manager and take advantage of integrations with other Microsoft services, including Azure Active Director and Microsoft Defender for Endpoint.
Windows 365 Business is for smaller organizations that want a simple way to buy, deploy, and manage Cloud PCs.
Here is how self-service purchase will be integrated into the two editions;
Microsoft 365 Enterprise; IT admins who use Microsoft Endpoint Manager (MEM) will be able to purchase a license during the resize action on a user's Cloud PC if their organization does not have any licenses available.
Microsoft 365 Business; Any user can purchase a license from https://www.windows365.com/ windows365.com and automatically have a Cloud PC created for them.

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MC Messages changes

MC IDMC TitleOld ValueNew ValueMC Action required by
MC271483(Updated) Announcing self-service purchase capabilities for Windows 365Windows 365 was announced on July 14, 2021. Today we are also announcing that self-service purchasing capabilities are coming soon for Windows 365. Individuals worldwide (excluding India) will be able to acquire a subscription for the following products as early as August 15, 2021;
Windows 365 Enterprise
Windows 365 Business
As an administrator, if you prefer to limit these capabilities, you can do so on a per-product basis. Control for Windows 365 self-purchase is available starting today via https://aka.ms/allowselfservicepurchase-powershell-gallery PowerShell. You can also https://nam06.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https%3A%2F%2Fadmin.microsoft.com%2FAdminportal%2FHome%23MessageCenter%3Fid%3DMC215245data=04%7C01%7CIvaylo.Ivanov%40microsoft.com%7C44ca71d3d4204f702ce208d94632025d%7C72f988bf86f141af91ab2d7cd011db47%7C0%7C0%7C637618002886642834%7CUnknown%7CTWFpbGZsb3d8eyJWIjoiMC4wLjAwMDAiLCJQIjoiV2luMzIiLCJBTiI6Ik1haWwiLCJXVCI6Mn0%3D%7C1000sdata=blKcvxO7D5GuuYrLmvu2p5PmtSR2qXrhnrZZLNHJnq0%3Dreserved=0 take control of any of your users' self-service purchases, allowing you to move them from a self-service purchase to another license or to cancel their subscriptions completely. Additionally, users who are prevented from making their own purchases can https://nam06.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https%3A%2F%2Fadmin.microsoft.com%2FAdminportal%2FHome%2522%2520%2Fl%2520%2522MessageCenter%3Fid%3DMC219225%2522%2520%255Cdata=04%7C01%7CIvaylo.Ivanov%40microsoft.com%7C44ca71d3d4204f702ce208d94632025d%7C72f988bf86f141af91ab2d7cd011db47%7C0%7C0%7C637618002886652792%7CUnknown%7CTWFpbGZsb3d8eyJWIjoiMC4wLjAwMDAiLCJQIjoiV2luMzIiLCJBTiI6Ik1haWwiLCJXVCI6Mn0%3D%7C1000sdata=EpAlEhay4ItdszpOMJA%2BC%2FE124HblDVcATFBqnRt36M%3Dreserved=0 make a request for a license or you as an admin can point users to an existing license request process. These features give you the ability to control how users acquire software within your organization.
For questions about self-service purchase, including how it may impact your organization, please refer to the https://aka.ms/self-service-purchase-faq self-service purchase FAQ.
Updated July 26, 2021; we have updated the link below related to using the AllowSelfServicePurchase for the MSCommerce PowerShell module.
Windows 365 was announced on July 14, 2021. Today we are also announcing that self-service purchasing capabilities are coming soon for Windows 365. Individuals worldwide (excluding India) will be able to acquire a subscription for the following products as early as August 15, 2021;
Windows 365 Enterprise
Windows 365 Business
As an administrator, if you prefer to limit these capabilities, you can do so on a per-product basis. Control for Windows 365 self-purchase is available starting today via https://aka.ms/allowselfservicepurchase-powershell-gallery PowerShell. You can also https://nam06.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https%3A%2F%2Fadmin.microsoft.com%2FAdminportal%2FHome%23MessageCenter%3Fid%3DMC215245data=04%7C01%7CIvaylo.Ivanov%40microsoft.com%7C44ca71d3d4204f702ce208d94632025d%7C72f988bf86f141af91ab2d7cd011db47%7C0%7C0%7C637618002886642834%7CUnknown%7CTWFpbGZsb3d8eyJWIjoiMC4wLjAwMDAiLCJQIjoiV2luMzIiLCJBTiI6Ik1haWwiLCJXVCI6Mn0%3D%7C1000sdata=blKcvxO7D5GuuYrLmvu2p5PmtSR2qXrhnrZZLNHJnq0%3Dreserved=0 take control of any of your users' self-service purchases, allowing you to move them from a self-service purchase to another license or to cancel their subscriptions completely. Additionally, users who are prevented from making their own purchases can https://nam06.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https%3A%2F%2Fadmin.microsoft.com%2FAdminportal%2FHome%2522%2520%2Fl%2520%2522MessageCenter%3Fid%3DMC219225%2522%2520%255Cdata=04%7C01%7CIvaylo.Ivanov%40microsoft.com%7C44ca71d3d4204f702ce208d94632025d%7C72f988bf86f141af91ab2d7cd011db47%7C0%7C0%7C637618002886652792%7CUnknown%7CTWFpbGZsb3d8eyJWIjoiMC4wLjAwMDAiLCJQIjoiV2luMzIiLCJBTiI6Ik1haWwiLCJXVCI6Mn0%3D%7C1000sdata=EpAlEhay4ItdszpOMJA%2BC%2FE124HblDVcATFBqnRt36M%3Dreserved=0 make a request for a license or you as an admin can point users to an existing license request process. These features give you the ability to control how users acquire software within your organization.
For questions about self-service purchase, including how it may impact your organization, please refer to the https://aka.ms/self-service-purchase-faq self-service purchase FAQ.
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MC243945(Updated) SharePoint Events web part will display event imagesThe Events web part on SharePoint pages and news posts will have an option to show images.

This message is associated with Microsoft 365 https://www.microsoft.com/microsoft-365/roadmap?searchterms=70791 Roadmap ID 70791.

[When this will happen]
We will begin rolling out to Targeted release (select user and organization) in late March and expect to complete for Standard release in late June.

Updated July 30, 2021; We have updated the rollout timeline below. Thank you for your patience.
The Events web part on SharePoint pages and news posts will have an option to show images.

This message is associated with Microsoft 365 https://www.microsoft.com/microsoft-365/roadmap?searchterms=70791 Roadmap ID 70791.

[When this will happen]
We will begin rolling out to Targeted release (select user and organization) in late March and expect to complete for Standard release in late August (previously late June).

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MC245302(Updated) PowerPoint Live in Teams: Slide TranslationUpdated June 30, 2021; We have updated the rollout timeline below. Thank you for your patience.
Note; We will not be moving forward with this feature in the DoD environment at this time. We will communicate via Message center when we are ready to proceed.
This new slide translation feature in Microsoft Teams (desktop) will enable all meeting attendees to translate presentation content, presented via PowerPoint Live in a Teams meeting, into a language of their choice while in private view.

This message is associated with Microsoft 365 https://www.microsoft.com/microsoft-365/roadmap?filters=searchterms=80601%2C Roadmap ID 80601.

[When this will happen]

We will begin rolling this out at the end of June (previously mid-June) and expect to complete rollout by early July (previously late June).

Updated July 30, 2021; We have updated the rollout timeline below. Thank you for your patience.
Note; We will not be moving forward with this feature in the DoD environment at this time. We will communicate via Message center when we are ready to proceed.
This new slide translation feature in Microsoft Teams (desktop) will enable all meeting attendees to translate presentation content, presented via PowerPoint Live in a Teams meeting, into a language of their choice while in private view.

This message is associated with Microsoft 365 https://www.microsoft.com/microsoft-365/roadmap?filters=searchterms=80601%2C Roadmap ID 80601.

[When this will happen]
Standard release will begin roll out end of June and complete by end of July
GCC and GCC-High will begin roll out early August and complete by end of August.

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MC249777(Updated) Microsoft Teams: introducing organization-wide backgrounds (preview)Updated May 25, 2021; We have updated the rollout timeline below. Thank you for your patience.

Currently, your end users can replace the background in a video meeting or call with an image, if you have enabled this feature for Teams desktop apps and Teams on the web.

We are introducing, via a preview feature, the ability for you to provide backgrounds that end users have access to across the organization.

This feature will require an Advanced Communications license when it becomes generally available in July. If users do not have an Advanced Communications license, any organization backgrounds applied during the preview will no longer be available.

This message is associated with Microsoft 365 https://www.microsoft.com/microsoft-365/roadmap?filters=searchterms=80193 Roadmap ID 80193 .

[When this will happen]

Rollout is planned from early June (previously mid-May) to early July (previously mid-June).

Updated July 30, 2021; We have updated the content below for clarity. Thank you for your patience.

Currently, your end users can replace the background in a video meeting or call with an image, if you have enabled this feature for Teams desktop apps and Teams on the web.

We are introducing, via a preview feature, the ability for you to provide backgrounds that end users have access to across the organization.

Note; This feature will be available as a preview until 12/31/2021. After that, an Advanced Communications license is required to continue using this feature.

This message is associated with Microsoft 365 https://www.microsoft.com/microsoft-365/roadmap?filters=searchterms=80193 Roadmap ID 80193 .

[When this will happen]

Rollout is planned from early June (previously mid-May) to early July (previously mid-June).

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MC252940(Updated) Admins can install Apps in MeetingsUpdated May 20, 2021; We have updated the rollout timeline below. Thank you for your patience.

We are enabling IT admins to select Teams apps that can be installed in meetings for their organization. It will leverage the App setup policies, Installed apps section in which admins can specify the apps to install on behalf of their users.
This is rolling out to Microsoft Teams desktop, web and mobile.
This message is associated with Microsoft 365 https://www.microsoft.com/microsoft-365/roadmap?filters=searchterms=81086 Roadmap ID 81086.
[When this will happen]
We will begin rolling this out in mid-June (previously mid-May) and expect to complete rollout early July (previously early June).

Updated July 30 2021; We are pleased to announce that this feature is now available. Thank you for your patience.

We are enabling IT admins to select Teams apps that can be installed in meetings for their organization. It will leverage the App setup policies, Installed apps section in which admins can specify the apps to install on behalf of their users.
This is rolling out to Microsoft Teams desktop, web and mobile.
This message is associated with Microsoft 365 https://www.microsoft.com/microsoft-365/roadmap?filters=searchterms=81086 Roadmap ID 81086.
[When this will happen]
We will begin rolling this out in mid-June (previously mid-May) and expect to complete rollout early July (previously early June).

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MC255540(Updated) Continuous access evaluation on by defaultTo improve security and minimize the time that at-risk sessions stay active, we?ll begin to enable continuous access evaluation (CAE) in premium Azure Active Directory tenants on June 15, 2021.
Existing CAE configuration will be honored.
You are receiving this message because Continuous Access Evaluation (CAE) will be enabled by default in your tenant by September 30, 2021.
[Key points]
Timing; This will be enabled between mid-June and late September.
Roll-out; tenant level
Control type; admin control
Action; review, assess and ensure CAE settings are correct for environment by June 15th
Updated July 30, 2021; We have updated this message to ensure visibility.
To improve security and minimize the time that at-risk sessions stay active, we?ll begin to enable continuous access evaluation (CAE) in premium Azure Active Directory tenants on June 15, 2021.
Existing CAE configuration will be honored.
You are receiving this message because Continuous Access Evaluation (CAE) will be enabled by default in your tenant by September 30, 2021.
[Key points]
Timing; This will be enabled between mid-June and late September.
Roll-out; tenant level
Control type; admin control
Action; review, assess and ensure CAE settings are correct for environment by June 15th
06/15/2021
MC258034(Updated) Together Mode ExtensibilityCreators can now build custom Together Mode scenes using our newly built Scene Studio - a web application in the new Microsoft Teams Developer Center ? to bring new and exciting Together mode scenes to users.
Creators can use these custom scenes for their own meetings, use a link to share with other users, or publish them more broadly to the organization or public Microsoft Teams store. Sharing a scene through a link allows creators to share their custom scenes with other users without having to publish to the app store.
Custom scenes are packaged as Microsoft Teams apps. Your organization's app policies will therefore also apply to custom scene apps in the app store.
This message is associated with Microsoft 365 https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/microsoft-365/roadmap?filters=searchterms=81123 Roadmap ID 81123
[When this will happen;]
This feature will begin rolling out in late May and roll out should be complete by early July.
Updated July 30, 2021; We have updated the rollout timeline below. Thank you for your patience.
Creators can now build custom Together Mode scenes using our newly built Scene Studio - a web application in the new Microsoft Teams Developer Center ? to bring new and exciting Together mode scenes to users.
Creators can use these custom scenes for their own meetings, use a link to share with other users, or publish them more broadly to the organization or public Microsoft Teams store. Sharing a scene through a link allows creators to share their custom scenes with other users without having to publish to the app store.
Custom scenes are packaged as Microsoft Teams apps. Your organization's app policies will therefore also apply to custom scene apps in the app store.
This message is associated with Microsoft 365 https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/microsoft-365/roadmap?filters=searchterms=81123 Roadmap ID 81123
[When this will happen;]
This feature will begin rolling out in late May and roll out should be complete by the end of August (previously early July).
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MC258623(Updated) Roaming bandwidth controlUpdated July 01, 2021; We have updated the rollout timeline below. Thank you for your patience.

Roaming bandwidth control is a new capability that allows admins to set dynamic bandwidth policies which are based upon the geographic location of users? Teams clients. This allows admins to set more limited bandwidth controls for when users travel to remote or bandwidth constrained locations, and then relax limitations when they travel to a location with higher bandwidth capacity. Initially two settings from the Teams Meeting Policy will be included - AllowIPVideo, andMediaBitRateKb
This message is associated with Microsoft 365 https://www.microsoft.com/en-ww/microsoft-365/roadmap?filters=searchterms=81350 Roadmap ID 81350
[When this will happen;]

We expect to begin this rollout at the end of July (previously early June) and to be complete by the end of August (previously late June).

Updated July 01, 2021; Based on early testing we will be making additional changes prior to rolling out this change. We will communicate via Message center when we are ready to proceed. Thank you for your patience.

Roaming bandwidth control is a new capability that allows admins to set dynamic bandwidth policies which are based upon the geographic location of users? Teams clients. This allows admins to set more limited bandwidth controls for when users travel to remote or bandwidth constrained locations, and then relax limitations when they travel to a location with higher bandwidth capacity. Initially two settings from the Teams Meeting Policy will be included - AllowIPVideo, and MediaBitRateKb
This message is associated with Microsoft 365 https://www.microsoft.com/en-ww/microsoft-365/roadmap?filters=searchterms=81350 Roadmap ID 81350
[When this will happen;]

We will communicate via Message center when we are ready to proceed.

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MC258632(Updated) Two new Direct Routing endpoints in JapanDirect routing service is adding capacity across regions and that capacity falls into already published Teams IP ranges and domains. Please make sure that all published Teams specific endpoints are permitted for your Direct Routing scenarios.
[When this will happen;]
Beginning in late June and expect to complete by early July.
Updated July 30, 2021; We have updated this post to ensure visibility.
Direct routing service is adding capacity across regions and that capacity falls into already published Teams IP ranges and domains. Please make sure that all published Teams specific endpoints are permitted for your Direct Routing scenarios.
[When this will happen;]
Beginning in late June and expect to complete by early July.
06/25/2021
MC259495(Updated) End-to-end encryption for Teams callingEnd-to-end encryption is the encryption of information at its origin and decryption at its intended destination without the ability for intermediate nodes to decrypt. Teams will support an option to use end-to-end encryption (E2EE) for ad hoc 1;1 Teams VoIP calls. To support customer security and compliance requirements, IT will have full control of who can use E2EE in the organization.
This message is associated with Microsoft 365 https://www.microsoft.com/en-ww/microsoft-365/roadmap?filters=searchterms=70780 Roadmap ID 70780

[When this will happen;]
We expect to begin rolling this out in early July and expect the rollout to be completed by mid-July.

Updated July 30, 2021; We have updated the rollout timeline below. Thank you for your patience.
End-to-end encryption is the encryption of information at its origin and decryption at its intended destination without the ability for intermediate nodes to decrypt. Teams will support an option to use end-to-end encryption (E2EE) for ad hoc 1;1 Teams VoIP calls. To support customer security and compliance requirements, IT will have full control of who can use E2EE in the organization.
This message is associated with Microsoft 365 https://www.microsoft.com/en-ww/microsoft-365/roadmap?filters=searchterms=70780 Roadmap ID 70780

[When this will happen;]
We expect to begin rolling this out in late August (previously early July) and expect the rollout to be completed by mid-September (previously mid-July).

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MC264091(Updated) Microsoft Teams: New assignment experience in modal window for Breakout RoomsWe are releasing an enhanced user experience for manual participant assignment.
Participant assignment is now moved from the Breakout Rooms? right panel to a separate window that pops up when selecting Assign Participants. The enhanced interface allows you to sort by participants or rooms. You can also select multiple participants and assign them to rooms by using the check boxes next to the participants' names. This helps you quickly find your participant or room and speeds up the assignment process.
This message is associated with Microsoft 365 https://www.microsoft.com/microsoft-365/roadmap?filters=searchterms=81389 Roadmap ID 81389
[When this will happen]
We expect this rollout to begin in mid-July and expect the rollout to be completed by late July.
Updated July 30, 2021; We have updated the rollout timeline below. Thank you for your patience.
We are releasing an enhanced user experience for manual participant assignment.
Participant assignment is now moved from the Breakout Rooms? right panel to a separate window that pops up when selecting Assign Participants. The enhanced interface allows you to sort by participants or rooms. You can also select multiple participants and assign them to rooms by using the check boxes next to the participants' names. This helps you quickly find your participant or room and speeds up the assignment process.
This message is associated with Microsoft 365 https://www.microsoft.com/microsoft-365/roadmap?filters=searchterms=81389 Roadmap ID 81389
[When this will happen]
We expect this rollout to begin in early August (previously mid-July) and expect the rollout to be completed by late August (previously late July).
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MC267133(Updated) Music Mode for TeamsThis new feature release can be used to transmit high fidelity music. Users will be able to conduct online music lessons, transmit music performances, or other non-speech content.
This message is associated with Microsoft 365 https://www.microsoft.com/microsoft-365/roadmap?filters=searchterms=83520%2C Roadmap ID 83520

[When this will happen;]
Standard; We will begin rolling this out in late July and expect to complete rollout late September.
GCC; We will begin rolling this out in late July and expect to complete rollout mid-August.
GCC-High; We will begin rolling this out in late August and expect to complete rollout mid-September.
DoD; We will begin rolling this out in early September and expect to complete rollout late September.

Updated July 30, 2021; We have updated the rollout timeline below. Thank you for your patience.

This new feature release can be used to transmit high fidelity music. Users will be able to conduct online music lessons, transmit music performances, or other non-speech content.
This message is associated with Microsoft 365 https://www.microsoft.com/microsoft-365/roadmap?filters=searchterms=83520%2C Roadmap ID 83520

[When this will happen;]
Standard; We will begin rolling this out in late August (previously late July) and expect to complete rollout late September.
GCC; We will begin rolling this out in late August (previously late July) and expect to complete rollout mid-September (previously mid-August).
GCC-High; We will begin rolling this out in mid-September (previously late August) and expect to complete rollout early October (previously mid-September).
DoD; We will begin rolling this out in early October (previously early September) and expect to complete rollout mid-October (previously late September).

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MC MessageTagNames changes

MC IDMC TitleOld ValueNew ValueMC Action required by
MC271483(Updated) Announcing self-service purchase capabilities for Windows 365Admin impact,Feature update,User impactAdmin impact,Feature update,Updated message,User impactN/A
MC243945(Updated) SharePoint Events web part will display event imagesNew feature,User impactNew feature,Updated message,User impactN/A
MC255540(Updated) Continuous access evaluation on by defaultAdmin impact,User impactAdmin impact,Updated message,User impact06/15/2021
MC258034(Updated) Together Mode ExtensibilityAdmin impact,New feature,User impactAdmin impact,New feature,Updated message,User impactN/A
MC258632(Updated) Two new Direct Routing endpoints in JapanAdmin impactAdmin impact,Updated message06/25/2021
MC259495(Updated) End-to-end encryption for Teams callingAdmin impact,New feature,User impactAdmin impact,New feature,Updated message,User impactN/A
MC264091(Updated) Microsoft Teams: New assignment experience in modal window for Breakout RoomsFeature update,User impactFeature update,Updated message,User impactN/A
MC267133(Updated) Music Mode for TeamsNew feature,User impactNew feature,Updated message,User impactN/A

MC Title changes

MC IDMC TitleOld ValueNew ValueMC Action required by
MC271483(Updated) Announcing self-service purchase capabilities for Windows 365Announcing self-service purchase capabilities for Windows 365(Updated) Announcing self-service purchase capabilities for Windows 365N/A
MC243945(Updated) SharePoint Events web part will display event imagesSharePoint Events web part will display event images(Updated) SharePoint Events web part will display event imagesN/A
MC255540(Updated) Continuous access evaluation on by defaultContinuous access evaluation on by default(Updated) Continuous access evaluation on by default06/15/2021
MC258034(Updated) Together Mode ExtensibilityTogether Mode Extensibility(Updated) Together Mode ExtensibilityN/A
MC258632(Updated) Two new Direct Routing endpoints in JapanTwo new Direct Routing endpoints in Japan(Updated) Two new Direct Routing endpoints in Japan06/25/2021
MC259495(Updated) End-to-end encryption for Teams callingEnd-to-end encryption for Teams calling(Updated) End-to-end encryption for Teams callingN/A
MC264091(Updated) Microsoft Teams: New assignment experience in modal window for Breakout RoomsMicrosoft Teams; New assignment experience in modal window for Breakout Rooms(Updated) Microsoft Teams; New assignment experience in modal window for Breakout RoomsN/A
MC267133(Updated) Music Mode for TeamsMusic Mode for Teams(Updated) Music Mode for TeamsN/A

MC Workload Display Names changes

MC IDMC TitleOld ValueNew ValueMC Action required by
MC267954New Microsoft Defender for Endpoint recommendations in Microsoft Secure ScoreMicrosoft 365 suite,Microsoft Defender for EndpointMicrosoft 365 suiteN/A
MC271769Power Platform data loss prevention policies ? New capabilities announcedDynamics 365 Apps,Microsoft Power AutomateDynamics 365 Apps,Microsoft Power Automate,Power AppsN/A
MC267954New Microsoft Defender for Endpoint recommendations in Microsoft Secure ScoreMicrosoft 365 suiteMicrosoft 365 suite,Microsoft Defender for EndpointN/A
MC267954New Microsoft Defender for Endpoint recommendations in Microsoft Secure ScoreMicrosoft 365 suite,Microsoft Defender for EndpointMicrosoft 365 suiteN/A
MC271769Power Platform data loss prevention policies ? New capabilities announcedDynamics 365 Apps,Microsoft Power Automate,Power AppsDynamics 365 Apps,Microsoft Power AutomateN/A
MC271769Power Platform data loss prevention policies ? New capabilities announcedDynamics 365 Apps,Microsoft Power AutomateDynamics 365 Apps,Microsoft Power Automate,Power AppsN/A
MC267954New Microsoft Defender for Endpoint recommendations in Microsoft Secure ScoreMicrosoft 365 suiteMicrosoft 365 suite,Microsoft Defender for EndpointN/A
MC266261SharePoint Syntex site template for model evaluationSharePoint OnlineSharePoint Online,SharePoint SyntexN/A
MC267954New Microsoft Defender for Endpoint recommendations in Microsoft Secure ScoreMicrosoft 365 suite,Microsoft Defender for EndpointMicrosoft 365 suiteN/A
MC266261SharePoint Syntex site template for model evaluationSharePoint Online,SharePoint SyntexSharePoint OnlineN/A
MC267954New Microsoft Defender for Endpoint recommendations in Microsoft Secure ScoreMicrosoft 365 suiteMicrosoft 365 suite,Microsoft Defender for EndpointN/A

CW31 New Office 365 Message Center items

MC IDMC TitleMC CategoryMC WorkloadMC Major ChangeMC Action required by
MC273270Updates available for Microsoft 365 Apps for Current ChannelStay InformedMicrosoft 365 AppsFalseN/A
MC273629New Device Parsing Logic in Microsoft Teams Call Quality DashboardPlan For ChangeMicrosoft TeamsTrueN/A
MC273772Dynamics 365 ? Service Update 21074 for EURStay InformedDynamics 365 AppsFalseN/A
MC273933Final reminder: Skype for Business Online retires July 31, 2021Plan For ChangeSkype for BusinessFalseN/A
MC273937Update: CAE On By DefaultStay InformedIdentity ServiceFalseN/A
MC274185Microsoft Stream: Viewing the transcript for a Microsoft Teams meeting recordingPlan For ChangeMicrosoft StreamFalseN/A
MC274188Teams Meeting Recordings Auto-Expiration in OneDrive and SharePointPlan For ChangeMicrosoft Stream, Microsoft Teams, OneDrive for Business, SharePoint OnlineTrueN/A
MC274195What?s New in the Microsoft Intune Service Update for July 2021Stay InformedMicrosoft IntuneFalseN/A
MC274503Reminder: Update to Microsoft 365 and Outlook for Windows connectivityPlan For ChangeExchange Online, Microsoft 365 AppsFalse11/01/2021
MC274514Plan for Change: Endpoint Security configuration report moving to Device configuration reportPlan For ChangeMicrosoft IntuneFalseN/A
MC274516Ability to assign roles to Azure AD groups is now generally available!Stay InformedIdentity ServiceFalseN/A
MC274526Data Subject Request tool renaming and relocation to eDiscoveryPlan For ChangeExchange OnlineFalseN/A

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