2021 CW 32 Microsoft 365 Message Center changes

from 08/02/2021 to 08/08/2021

14 Office 365 Message Center Items were changed and 19 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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MC IDMC TitleOld ValueNew ValueMC Action required by
MC235180(Updated) Teams desktop app for Mac: Include computer sound in a meeting2021-09-30T07;00;00Z2021-10-15T07;00;00ZN/A
MC262781(Updated) Microsoft Defender for Office: Updates to investigations2021-08-30T07;00;00Z2021-09-30T07;00;00ZN/A
MC263844(Updated) Microsoft 365 Information Governance ? Retention policies for Teams private channels messages2021-07-31T07;00;00Z2021-09-17T07;00;00ZN/A
MC268191(Updated) Meeting Join Custom Branding2021-09-17T07;00;00Z2021-10-15T07;00;00ZN/A
MC275235Whiteboard on OneDrive for Business update2021-09-30T07;00;00Z2021-10-30T07;00;00ZN/A
MC254891(Updated) New: Launch your portal using the SharePoint Portal launch scheduler2021-08-16T07;00;00Z2021-09-17T07;00;00ZN/A
MC264360(Updated) Microsoft 365 Information Governance2021-09-30T07;00;00Z2021-08-18T07;00;00ZN/A
(Updated) OneDrive: Sharing experience - "Shared with"8/31/2021 7;00;00 AM2021-09-30T07;00;00ZN/A
(Updated) Releasing Fluid live components in Teams chat10/31/2021 7;00;00 AM2021-11-30T07;00;00ZN/A

MC How Affect changes

MC IDMC TitleOld ValueNew ValueMC Action required by
MC222640(Updated) Microsoft Teams: meeting recordings saved to OneDrive and SharePointThis change impacts your organization in several ways;
New features
The move to ODSP immediately unlocks long-awaited features including external and guest sharing, https://docs.microsoft.com/microsoft-365/compliance/apply-retention-labels-automatically retention policy application, GoLocal support, and BYOK support for customers, with improved transcription quality, Teams-enabled speaker attribution, transcript content search, and other features to follow in CY2021.
Meeting storage
Non-Channel meetings will be stored in the OneDrive of the person who clicked the record button in a special folder labeled ?Recordings.?
Channel meetings will be stored in a folder labeled ?Recordings? under a SharePoint folder named after the channel under the Team?s document library. If block downloads is enabled, the video will be stored in a folder labeled ?View only? under this same file path.
Permissions
All meeting invitees - except for external users ? in non-channel meetings will automatically get a shared link to access the meeting recording.
External users will need to be explicitly added to the shared list by the meeting organizer or the person that clicked the record button.
o For Channel meetings, permissions will be inherited from the owners and members list in the channel. If block downloads is enabled, channel owners will have full rights on the recordings in this folder, but channel members will have read access without ability to download.

Important feature updates for block downloads, live transcription, and more;
Blocking the downloads of meeting recordings is now available in advance of the mandatory move to ODSP on August 16th.
Non-channel meeting recordings; has been rolled out and turned on by default for all recordings. (https://www.microsoft.com/microsoft-365/roadmap?filters=searchterms=70543 Roadmap ID; 70543)
Channel meeting recordings; Admins are now able to https://docs.microsoft.com/microsoftteams/cloud-recording#bd-channel turn on this feature through a new Teams policy setting in PowerShell (https://www.microsoft.com/microsoft-365/roadmap?filters=searchterms=82053 Roadmap ID; 82053)
Teams Live Transcription must be turned on during a meeting to ensure closed captions and transcripts are available in the recording playback.
https://techcommunity.microsoft.com/t5/microsoft-teams-blog/live-transcription-with-speaker-attribution-now-available-in/ba-p/2228817 Teams Live Transcription with Speaker Attribution has now been expanded to all Office and Microsoft 365 license types, including; Academic A1/A3/A5, Enterprise E1/E3/E5, and Frontline F1/F3/F5 (previously only available to Enterprise E3/E5, Business Standard, and Business Premium customers). (https://www.microsoft.com/microsoft-365/roadmap?filters=searchterms=82029 Roadmap ID; 82029)
Once admins enable the Teams policies to turn on meeting recording (https://docs.microsoft.com/microsoftteams/cloud-recording#turn-on-or-turn-off-cloud-recording AllowCloudRecording) and live transcription (https://docs.microsoft.com/microsoftteams/cloud-recording#turn-on-or-turn-off-recording-transcription AllowTranscription), live transcription will always be generated when a user clicks ?Start recording? on desktop client (currently live transcription needs to be started separately from the recording). This is being rolled out and targeting before August 16th cutover.
Live Transcription will also be available across all meeting types (currently available to just privately scheduled meetings). Live Transcription for channel ad-hoc meetings is being rolled out, but there is a chance that the rollout will complete end-August and may not be available for a brief period of 1-3 weeks after our August 16th cutover. (https://www.microsoft.com/microsoft-365/roadmap?filters=searchterms=81809 Roadmap ID; 81809 and https://www.microsoft.com/microsoft-365/roadmap?filters=searchterms=81808 Roadmap ID; 81808)

Users can now search and manage meeting recordings from the https://www.office.com/launch/stream?auth=2 new Stream start page (https://www.office.com/launch/stream?auth=2 preview).
https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/microsoft-365/roadmap?searchterms=82039rtc=1filters=searchterms=82039 Coming soon; Watch recordings in the new Stream video player.
https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/microsoft-365/roadmap?searchterms=82057filters=searchterms=82057 Coming soon; View the transcript next to the meeting recording.
https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/microsoft-365/roadmap?searchterms=82057filters=searchterms=84580 Coming soon; Auto-expiration of meeting recordings.

This change impacts your organization in several ways;
New features
The move to ODSP immediately unlocks long-awaited features including external and guest sharing, https://docs.microsoft.com/microsoft-365/compliance/apply-retention-labels-automatically retention policy application, GoLocal support, and BYOK support for customers, with improved transcription quality, Teams-enabled speaker attribution, transcript content search, and other features to follow in CY2021.
Meeting storage
Non-Channel meetings will be stored in the OneDrive of the person who clicked the record button in a special folder labeled ?Recordings.?
Channel meetings will be stored in a folder labeled ?Recordings? under a SharePoint folder named after the channel under the Team?s document library. If block downloads is enabled, the video will be stored in a folder labeled ?View only? under the same file path.
Permissions
All meeting invitees - except for external users ? in non-channel meetings will automatically get a shared link to access the meeting recording.
External users will need to be explicitly added to the shared list by the meeting organizer or the person that clicked the record button.
For Channel meetings, permissions will be inherited from the owners and members list in the channel. If block downloads is enabled, channel owners will have full rights on the recordings in this folder, but channel members will have read access without ability to download.

Important feature updates for block downloads, live transcription, and more;
Blocking the downloads of meeting recordings is now available in advance of the mandatory move to ODSP on August 16th.
Now available; Non-channel meeting recordings; has been rolled out and turned on by default for all recordings. (https://www.microsoft.com/microsoft-365/roadmap?filters=searchterms=70543 Roadmap ID; 70543)
Now available; Channel meeting recordings; Admins are now able to https://docs.microsoft.com/microsoftteams/cloud-recording#bd-channel turn on this feature through a new Teams policy setting in PowerShell (https://www.microsoft.com/microsoft-365/roadmap?filters=searchterms=82053 Roadmap ID; 82053)
Teams Live Transcription must be turned on during a meeting to ensure closed captions and transcripts are available in the recording playback.
Now available; https://techcommunity.microsoft.com/t5/microsoft-teams-blog/live-transcription-with-speaker-attribution-now-available-in/ba-p/2228817 Teams Live Transcription with Speaker Attribution has now been expanded to all Office and Microsoft 365 license types, including; Academic A1/A3/A5, Enterprise E1/E3/E5, and Frontline F1/F3/F5 (previously only available to Enterprise E3/E5, Business Standard, and Business Premium customers). (https://www.microsoft.com/microsoft-365/roadmap?filters=searchterms=82029 Roadmap ID; 82029)
Rolling out; Once admins enable the Teams policies to turn on meeting recording (https://docs.microsoft.com/microsoftteams/cloud-recording#turn-on-or-turn-off-cloud-recording AllowCloudRecording) and live transcription (https://docs.microsoft.com/microsoftteams/cloud-recording#turn-on-or-turn-off-recording-transcription AllowTranscription), live transcription will always be generated when a user clicks ?Start recording? on desktop client (currently live transcription needs to be started separately from the recording). This is being rolled out and targeting before August 16th. (https://www.microsoft.com/microsoft-365/roadmap?filters=searchterms=85837 Roadmap ID; 85837)
Rolling out; Live Transcription will also be available across all meeting types (currently available to just privately scheduled meetings). Live Transcription for channel ad-hoc meetings is being rolled out, but there is a chance that the rollout will complete end-August and may not be available for a brief period of 1-3 weeks after our August 16th cutover. (https://www.microsoft.com/microsoft-365/roadmap?filters=searchterms=81809 Roadmap ID; 81809 and https://www.microsoft.com/microsoft-365/roadmap?filters=searchterms=81808 Roadmap ID; 81808)
Rolling out; Additional spoken languages in Teams live captions and Teams live transcription (Roadmap ID; https://www.microsoft.com/microsoft-365/roadmap?filters=searchterms=70593 Roadmap ID; 70593 and Roadmap ID; https://www.microsoft.com/microsoft-365/roadmap?filters=searchterms=83615 Roadmap ID; 83615)
Rolling out; Viewing the transcript next to the meeting recording. (https://www.microsoft.com/microsoft-365/roadmap?filters=searchterms=82057 Roadmap ID; 82057)

Transcript files can be downloaded from the Teams meeting ?Transcripts? tab, where users can edit and share the file manually with others.
Under development; Users can download the transcript file from the video player itself, make changes locally, and upload the file to the player so that the changes are reflected in the closed captions within the video.
Other immediate options to edit transcripts within the video player; users can download recordings from ODSP and upload to Classic Stream, where a transcript will be generated on-demand and users can edit the transcript within the video itself.
If you have questions about this or other features, please contact support through your M365 Admin Center or your account manager.

Other features for Teams meeting recordings on ODSP;
Now available; Search and manage meeting recordings from the new Stream start page (stream.office.com).
Rolling out; Watch recordings from the new Stream video player. (https://www.microsoft.com/microsoft-365/roadmap?filters=searchterms=82039 Roadmap ID; 82039)
Under development; Auto-expiration of meeting recordings. Learn more about how this feature will work. (https://www.microsoft.com/microsoft-365/roadmap?filters=searchterms=84580 Roadmap ID; 84580)

For a complete list of feature benefits and differences for Teams meeting recordings on ODSP and Classic Stream, https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/stream/streamnew/features-new-version-stream please see our feature parity documentation.

08/16/2021
MC273629(Updated) New Device Parsing Logic in Microsoft Teams Call Quality DashboardYou are receiving this message because this change will impact all tenants, using Call Quality Dashboard (CDQ), who are filtering on any of the below dimensions and values.
The dimensions that will have their output modified are;
Mic Connection Type

Speaker Connection Type

New possible values;
USB, Wireless, Other, [blank]

Previous possible values;
USB, Other, Internal, BlueTooth, PCI, Virtual, HDAudio, [blank]

The reason for this modification is to eliminate some obsolete and inaccurate values in this field. Bluetooth devices will now be captured under Wireless, and built-in devices will be captured under Other.
If you currently have custom reports created in Call Quality Dashboard (CDQ) that filter upon either of the two above mentioned dimensions, you will notice that the report output will change. If you are specifically filtering on any previously possible value that is not included in the new set of possible values, your report will fail to render the expected results.
Examples;
If you filtered on USB and BlueTooth values in Mic Connection Type dimension; after the change, your report would only show rows with the USB value, as the BlueTooth value is no longer present. This would result in fewer results than anticipated until the report is adjusted from filtering on USB and BlueTooth to filtering on USB and Wireless.
If you filtered only on a single value that has changed such that no data is found, the report will display ?This query doesn't return any data. Please check the query filters.?

You are receiving this message because this change will impact all tenants, using Call Quality Dashboard (CQD), who are filtering on any of the below dimensions and values.
The dimensions that will have their output modified are;
Mic Connection Type

Speaker Connection Type

New possible values;
USB, Wireless, Other, [blank]

Previous possible values;
USB, Other, Internal, BlueTooth, PCI, Virtual, HDAudio, [blank]

The reason for this modification is to eliminate some obsolete and inaccurate values in this field. Bluetooth devices will now be captured under Wireless, and built-in devices will be captured under Other.
If you currently have custom reports created in Call Quality Dashboard (CQD) that filter upon either of the two above mentioned dimensions, you will notice that the report output will change. If you are specifically filtering on any previously possible value that is not included in the new set of possible values, your report will fail to render the expected results.
Examples;
If you filtered on USB and BlueTooth values in Mic Connection Type dimension; after the change, your report would only show rows with the USB value, as the BlueTooth value is no longer present. This would result in fewer results than anticipated until the report is adjusted from filtering on USB and BlueTooth to filtering on USB and Wireless.
If you filtered only on a single value that has changed such that no data is found, the report will display ?This query doesn't return any data. Please check the query filters.?

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MC222640(Updated) Microsoft Teams: meeting recordings saved to OneDrive and SharePointThis change impacts your organization in several ways;
New features
The move to ODSP immediately unlocks long-awaited features including external and guest sharing, https://docs.microsoft.com/microsoft-365/compliance/apply-retention-labels-automatically retention policy application, GoLocal support, and BYOK support for customers, with improved transcription quality, Teams-enabled speaker attribution, transcript content search, and other features to follow in CY2021.
Meeting storage
Non-Channel meetings will be stored in the OneDrive of the person who clicked the record button in a special folder labeled ?Recordings.?
Channel meetings will be stored in a folder labeled ?Recordings? under a SharePoint folder named after the channel under the Team?s document library. If block downloads is enabled, the video will be stored in a folder labeled ?View only? under the same file path.
Permissions
All meeting invitees - except for external users ? in non-channel meetings will automatically get a shared link to access the meeting recording.
External users will need to be explicitly added to the shared list by the meeting organizer or the person that clicked the record button.
For Channel meetings, permissions will be inherited from the owners and members list in the channel. If block downloads is enabled, channel owners will have full rights on the recordings in this folder, but channel members will have read access without ability to download.

Important feature updates for block downloads, live transcription, and more;
Blocking the downloads of meeting recordings is now available in advance of the mandatory move to ODSP on August 16th.
Now available; Non-channel meeting recordings; has been rolled out and turned on by default for all recordings. (https://www.microsoft.com/microsoft-365/roadmap?filters=searchterms=70543 Roadmap ID; 70543)
Now available; Channel meeting recordings; Admins are now able to https://docs.microsoft.com/microsoftteams/cloud-recording#bd-channel turn on this feature through a new Teams policy setting in PowerShell (https://www.microsoft.com/microsoft-365/roadmap?filters=searchterms=82053 Roadmap ID; 82053)
Teams Live Transcription must be turned on during a meeting to ensure closed captions and transcripts are available in the recording playback.
Now available; https://techcommunity.microsoft.com/t5/microsoft-teams-blog/live-transcription-with-speaker-attribution-now-available-in/ba-p/2228817 Teams Live Transcription with Speaker Attribution has now been expanded to all Office and Microsoft 365 license types, including; Academic A1/A3/A5, Enterprise E1/E3/E5, and Frontline F1/F3/F5 (previously only available to Enterprise E3/E5, Business Standard, and Business Premium customers). (https://www.microsoft.com/microsoft-365/roadmap?filters=searchterms=82029 Roadmap ID; 82029)
Rolling out; Once admins enable the Teams policies to turn on meeting recording (https://docs.microsoft.com/microsoftteams/cloud-recording#turn-on-or-turn-off-cloud-recording AllowCloudRecording) and live transcription (https://docs.microsoft.com/microsoftteams/cloud-recording#turn-on-or-turn-off-recording-transcription AllowTranscription), live transcription will always be generated when a user clicks ?Start recording? on desktop client (currently live transcription needs to be started separately from the recording). This is being rolled out and targeting before August 16th. (https://www.microsoft.com/microsoft-365/roadmap?filters=searchterms=85837 Roadmap ID; 85837)
Rolling out; Live Transcription will also be available across all meeting types (currently available to just privately scheduled meetings). Live Transcription for channel ad-hoc meetings is being rolled out, but there is a chance that the rollout will complete end-August and may not be available for a brief period of 1-3 weeks after our August 16th cutover. (https://www.microsoft.com/microsoft-365/roadmap?filters=searchterms=81809 Roadmap ID; 81809 and https://www.microsoft.com/microsoft-365/roadmap?filters=searchterms=81808 Roadmap ID; 81808)
Rolling out; Additional spoken languages in Teams live captions and Teams live transcription (Roadmap ID; https://www.microsoft.com/microsoft-365/roadmap?filters=searchterms=70593 Roadmap ID; 70593 and Roadmap ID; https://www.microsoft.com/microsoft-365/roadmap?filters=searchterms=83615 Roadmap ID; 83615)
Rolling out; Viewing the transcript next to the meeting recording. (https://www.microsoft.com/microsoft-365/roadmap?filters=searchterms=82057 Roadmap ID; 82057)

Transcript files can be downloaded from the Teams meeting ?Transcripts? tab, where users can edit and share the file manually with others.
Under development; Users can download the transcript file from the video player itself, make changes locally, and upload the file to the player so that the changes are reflected in the closed captions within the video.
Other immediate options to edit transcripts within the video player; users can download recordings from ODSP and upload to Classic Stream, where a transcript will be generated on-demand and users can edit the transcript within the video itself.
If you have questions about this or other features, please contact support through your M365 Admin Center or your account manager.

Other features for Teams meeting recordings on ODSP;
Now available; Search and manage meeting recordings from the new Stream start page (stream.office.com).
Rolling out; Watch recordings from the new Stream video player. (https://www.microsoft.com/microsoft-365/roadmap?filters=searchterms=82039 Roadmap ID; 82039)
Under development; Auto-expiration of meeting recordings. Learn more about how this feature will work. (https://www.microsoft.com/microsoft-365/roadmap?filters=searchterms=84580 Roadmap ID; 84580)

For a complete list of feature benefits and differences for Teams meeting recordings on ODSP and Classic Stream, https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/stream/streamnew/features-new-version-stream please see our feature parity documentation.

This change impacts your organization in several ways;
New features
The move to ODSP immediately unlocks long-awaited features including external and guest sharing, https://docs.microsoft.com/microsoft-365/compliance/apply-retention-labels-automatically retention policy application, GoLocal support, and BYOK support for customers, with improved transcription quality, Teams-enabled speaker attribution, transcript content search, and other features to follow in CY2021.
Meeting storage
Non-Channel meetings will be stored in the OneDrive of the person who clicked the record button in a special folder labeled ?Recordings.?
Channel meetings will be stored in a folder labeled ?Recordings? under a SharePoint folder named after the channel under the Team?s document library. If block downloads is enabled, the video will be stored in a folder labeled ?View only? under the same file path.
Permissions
All meeting invitees - except for external users ? in non-channel meetings will automatically get a shared link to access the meeting recording.
External users will need to be explicitly added to the shared list by the meeting organizer or the person that clicked the record button.
For Channel meetings, permissions will be inherited from the owners and members list in the channel. If block downloads is enabled, channel owners will have full rights on the recordings in this folder, but channel members will have read access without ability to download.

Important feature updates for block downloads, live transcription, and more;
Blocking the downloads of meeting recordings is now available in advance of the mandatory move to ODSP on August 16th.
Now available; Non-channel meeting recordings; has been rolled out and turned on by default for all recordings. (https://www.microsoft.com/microsoft-365/roadmap?filters=searchterms=70543 Roadmap ID; 70543)
Now available; Channel meeting recordings; Admins are now able to https://docs.microsoft.com/microsoftteams/cloud-recording#bd-channel turn on this feature through a new Teams policy setting in PowerShell (https://www.microsoft.com/microsoft-365/roadmap?filters=searchterms=82053 Roadmap ID; 82053)
Teams Live Transcription must be turned on during a meeting to ensure closed captions and transcripts are available in the recording playback.
Now available; https://techcommunity.microsoft.com/t5/microsoft-teams-blog/live-transcription-with-speaker-attribution-now-available-in/ba-p/2228817 Teams Live Transcription with Speaker Attribution has now been expanded to all Office and Microsoft 365 license types, including; Academic A1/A3/A5, Enterprise E1/E3/E5, and Frontline F1/F3/F5 (previously only available to Enterprise E3/E5, Business Standard, and Business Premium customers). (https://www.microsoft.com/microsoft-365/roadmap?filters=searchterms=82029 Roadmap ID; 82029)
Rolling out; Once admins enable the Teams policies to turn on meeting recording (https://docs.microsoft.com/microsoftteams/cloud-recording#turn-on-or-turn-off-cloud-recording AllowCloudRecording) and live transcription (https://docs.microsoft.com/microsoftteams/cloud-recording#turn-on-or-turn-off-recording-transcription AllowTranscription), live transcription will always be generated when a user clicks ?Start recording? on desktop client (currently live transcription needs to be started separately from the recording). This is being rolled out and targeting before August 16th. (https://www.microsoft.com/microsoft-365/roadmap?filters=searchterms=85837 Roadmap ID; 85837)
Rolling out; Live Transcription will also be available across all meeting types (currently available to just privately scheduled meetings). Live Transcription for channel ad-hoc meetings is being rolled out, but there is a chance that the rollout will complete end-August and may not be available for a brief period of 1-3 weeks after our August 16th cutover. (https://www.microsoft.com/microsoft-365/roadmap?filters=searchterms=81809 Roadmap ID; 81809 and https://www.microsoft.com/microsoft-365/roadmap?filters=searchterms=81808 Roadmap ID; 81808)
Rolling out; Additional spoken languages in Teams live captions and Teams live transcription (https://www.microsoft.com/microsoft-365/roadmap?filters=searchterms=70593 Roadmap ID; 70593 and https://www.microsoft.com/microsoft-365/roadmap?filters=searchterms=83615 Roadmap ID; 83615)
Rolling out; Viewing the transcript next to the meeting recording. (https://www.microsoft.com/microsoft-365/roadmap?filters=searchterms=82057 Roadmap ID; 82057)

Transcript files can be downloaded from the Teams meeting ?Transcripts? tab, where users can edit and share the file manually with others.
Under development; Users can download the transcript file from the video player itself, make changes locally, and upload the file to the player so that the changes are reflected in the closed captions within the video.
Other immediate options to edit transcripts within the video player; users can download recordings from ODSP and upload to Classic Stream, where a transcript will be generated on-demand and users can edit the transcript within the video itself.
If you have questions about this or other features, please contact support through your M365 Admin Center or your account manager.

Other features for Teams meeting recordings on ODSP;
Now available; Search and manage meeting recordings from the new Stream start page (stream.office.com).
Rolling out; Watch recordings from the new Stream video player. (https://www.microsoft.com/microsoft-365/roadmap?filters=searchterms=82039 Roadmap ID; 82039)
Under development; Auto-expiration of meeting recordings. https://docs.microsoft.com/microsoftteams/cloud-recording#auto-expiration Learn more about how this feature will work. (https://www.microsoft.com/microsoft-365/roadmap?filters=searchterms=84580 Roadmap ID; 84580)

For a complete list of feature benefits and differences for Teams meeting recordings on ODSP and Classic Stream, https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/stream/streamnew/features-new-version-stream please see our feature parity documentation.

08/16/2021
MC274188(Updated) Teams Meeting Recordings Auto-Expiration in OneDrive and SharePointNew recordings will automatically expire 60 days after they are recorded if no action is taken. The 60-day default was chosen as, on average across all tenants, most meeting recordings are never watched again after 60 days. However this setting can be modified if a different expiration timeline is desired.
To change the default expiration days at the tenant level, there will be two methods available.
You can use PowerShell to modify ?MeetingRecordingExpirationDays.? This can be done at any time, as the setting is present in PowerShell today even though the feature is not yet enabled. An example command is; Set-CsTeamsMeetingPolicy -Identity Global -MeetingRecordingExpirationDays 50?
As this feature is rolled out, a new setting will be available in the Teams admin center.
Users (except for users with A1 licenses) can also modify the expiration date for any recordings on which they have edit/delete permissions, using the files details pane in OneDrive or SharePoint. A1 users will receive a 30-day expiration default that can be reduced but not increased. To retain recordings for longer than 30 days A1 users will need to download the file to a non-synced folder.
At either the tenant or user level (excluding A1 users as noted above), the expiration timeline can range from one day to several years, or even set to never auto-expire.
Additional clarifications;
The expiration setting is not a retention setting. For example, setting a 30-day expiration on a file will trigger an auto-deletion 30 days after the file was created, but it will not prevent a different system or user from deleting that file ahead of that schedule.
When a recording is deleted due to the expiration setting, the end user will be notified via email. The SharePoint tenant or site admin, or the end user with edit/delete permissions will be able to retrieve the file from the recycle bin for up to 90 days.
Any retention/deletion/legal hold policies you have designated in the Compliance center will override this feature. In other words, if there is a conflict between your designated Compliance policy setting and the expiration setting, the compliance policy timeline always wins.
The admin does not have the ability to override end-user modification capabilities.
This will not impact any existing meeting recordings created before the feature is deployed. Also, any changes to the default date in the admin console will only apply to newly created meeting recordings after the change is made.
The expiration days setting in Teams is controlled only via MeetingRecordingExpirationDays. CallRecordingExpirationDays is currently being ignored.
The min number of days that can be set on MeetingRecordingExpirationDays is 1 and the maximum is 99,999 (e.g. 273 years).
This feature does not impact meeting recordings stored in Microsoft Stream (classic Stream) but will affect recordings stored in the new Stream (built on OneDrive and SharePoint).
This feature is only available for Teams meeting recordings created by the Teams service in OneDrive and SharePoint. It is not available for other file types in OneDrive and SharePoint.
New recordings will automatically expire 60 days after they are recorded if no action is taken. The 60-day default was chosen as, on average across all tenants, most meeting recordings are never watched again after 60 days. However this setting can be modified if a different expiration timeline is desired.
To change the default expiration days at the tenant level, there will be two methods available.
You can use PowerShell to modify ?MeetingRecordingExpirationDays.? This can be done after September 1st, once the setting is present in PowerShell today even though the feature is not yet enabled. An example command is; Set-CsTeamsMeetingPolicy -Identity Global -MeetingRecordingExpirationDays 50?
As this feature is rolled out, a new setting will be available in the Teams admin center.
Users (except for users with A1 licenses) can also modify the expiration date for any recordings on which they have edit/delete permissions, using the files details pane in OneDrive or SharePoint. A1 users will receive a 30-day expiration default that can be reduced but not increased. To retain recordings for longer than 30 days A1 users will need to download the file to a non-synced folder.
At either the tenant or user level (excluding A1 users as noted above), the expiration timeline can range from one day to several years, or even set to never auto-expire.
Additional clarifications;
The expiration setting is not a retention setting. For example, setting a 30-day expiration on a file will trigger an auto-deletion 30 days after the file was created, but it will not prevent a different system or user from deleting that file ahead of that schedule.
When a recording is deleted due to the expiration setting, the end user will be notified via email. The SharePoint tenant or site admin, or the end user with edit/delete permissions will be able to retrieve the file from the recycle bin for up to 90 days.
Any retention/deletion/legal hold policies you have designated in the Compliance center will override this feature. In other words, if there is a conflict between your designated Compliance policy setting and the expiration setting, the compliance policy timeline always wins.
The admin does not have the ability to override end-user modification capabilities.
This will not impact any existing meeting recordings created before the feature is deployed. Also, any changes to the default date in the admin console will only apply to newly created meeting recordings after the change is made.
The expiration days setting in Teams is controlled only via MeetingRecordingExpirationDays. CallRecordingExpirationDays is currently being ignored.
The min number of days that can be set on MeetingRecordingExpirationDays is 1 and the maximum is 99,999 (e.g. 273 years).
This feature does not impact meeting recordings stored in Microsoft Stream (classic Stream) but will affect recordings stored in the new Stream (built on OneDrive and SharePoint).
This feature is only available for Teams meeting recordings created by the Teams service in OneDrive and SharePoint. It is not available for other file types in OneDrive and SharePoint.
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(Updated) Microsoft 365 admin center: Reports in the Admin Center ? user information pseudonymized by defaultYou are receiving this message because our reporting indicates one or more users in your organization are use or have access to Microsoft 365 reports in the admin center. When this change is implemented, administrative and report reader roles will not be able to see user identifiable information in the reports.
Global administrators can revert this change for their tenant and show identifiable user information if their organizations privacy practices allow. This can be achieved in the admin center by going to the Settings ; Services add-ins page and selecting ?Reports?. Under ?choose how to show user information?, select ?Show identifiable user information in reports?. Showing identifiable user information is a logged event in the Microsoft 365 Compliance Center Audit log.
When user identification is enabled, administrative roles and the report reader role will be able to see identifiable user level information. Global reader and Usage Summary Reports Reader roles will not have access to identifiable user information, regardless of the setting chosen.
You are receiving this message because our reporting indicates one or more users in your organization are use or have access to Microsoft 365 reports in the admin center. When this change is implemented, administrative and report reader roles will not be able to see user identifiable information in the reports.
Global administrators can revert this change for their tenant and show identifiable user information if their organizations privacy practices allow. This can be achieved in the admin center by going to the Settings ; Org Settings ; Services page and selecting ?Reports?. Under ?choose how to show user information?, select ?Show identifiable user information in reports?. Showing identifiable user information is a logged event in the Microsoft 365 Compliance Center Audit log.
When user identification is enabled, administrative roles and the report reader role will be able to see identifiable user level information. Global reader and Usage Summary Reports Reader roles will not have access to identifiable user information, regardless of the setting chosen.
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MC222640(Updated) Microsoft Teams: meeting recordings saved to OneDrive and SharePointUpdated July 22, 2021; This post has been updated with new information regarding the move of Teams meeting recordings being saved to OneDrive and SharePoint, which is on track starting August 16th, 2021.
We?re changing the storage for new Teams meeting recordings to be stored on, and served from, OneDrive and SharePoint (ODSP) - instead of Microsoft Stream (Classic).
[Key points;]
Microsoft 365 Roadmap ID; https://www.microsoft.com/microsoft-365/roadmap?filters=featureid=67138 67138
Timing;
October 19, 2020 (Complete) ? You can enable the Teams Meeting policy to have meeting recordings saved to OneDrive and SharePoint instead of Microsoft Stream (Classic)
Rolling out starting January 7th, 2021 (Complete) ? All new Teams meeting recordings will be saved to OneDrive and SharePoint unless you delay this change by modifying your organization?s Teams Meeting policies and explicitly setting them to ?Stream?.
Rolling out incrementally starting August 16th, 2021 (previously July 7th) ? No new meeting recordings can be saved to Microsoft Stream (Classic); all customers (Enterprise and Education) will automatically have meeting recordings saved to OneDrive and SharePoint even if they?ve changed their Teams meeting policies to ?Stream?. We recommend that customers roll this feature out before this date so that they can control the timing of the release.
Rollout; Tenant level
Control; https://docs.microsoft.com/MicrosoftTeams/tmr-meeting-recording-change Admin via PowerShell
Updated August 02, 2021; This post has been updated with new information regarding the move of Teams meeting recordings being saved to OneDrive and SharePoint, which is on track starting August 16th, 2021.
We?re changing the storage for new Teams meeting recordings to be stored on, and served from, OneDrive and SharePoint (ODSP) - instead of Microsoft Stream (Classic).
[Key points;]
Microsoft 365 Roadmap ID; https://www.microsoft.com/microsoft-365/roadmap?filters=featureid=67138 67138
Timing;
October 19, 2020 (Complete) ? You can enable the Teams Meeting policy to have meeting recordings saved to OneDrive and SharePoint instead of Microsoft Stream (Classic)
Rolling out starting January 7th, 2021 (Complete) ? All new Teams meeting recordings will be saved to OneDrive and SharePoint unless you delay this change by modifying your organization?s Teams Meeting policies and explicitly setting them to ?Stream?.
Rolling out incrementally starting August 16th, 2021 (previously July 7th) ? No new meeting recordings can be saved to Microsoft Stream (Classic); all customers (Enterprise and Education) will automatically have meeting recordings saved to OneDrive and SharePoint even if they?ve changed their Teams meeting policies to ?Stream?. We recommend that customers roll this feature out before this date so that they can control the timing of the release.
Rollout; Tenant level
Control; https://docs.microsoft.com/MicrosoftTeams/tmr-meeting-recording-change Admin via PowerShell
08/16/2021
MC235180(Updated) Teams desktop app for Mac: Include computer sound in a meetingUpdated June 30, 2021; We have updated the rollout timeline below. Thank you for your patience.

The https://docs.microsoft.com/microsoftteams/get-clients#desktop-client Microsoft Teams desktop app for MacOS will soon allow users include their computer?s sound when sharing either their desktop or a window in a meeting.
This message is associated with Microsoft 365 Roadmap ID https://www.microsoft.com/microsoft-365/roadmap?rtc=1%26filters=searchterms=67168 67168 and https://www.microsoft.com/microsoft-365/roadmap?rtc=1%26filters=searchterms=67169 67169.
[When this will happen]
Rollout for production and GCC tenants begins in mid-May (previously early April) and should be complete in mid-June (previously late April) Complete.
Rollout for GCC-High and DoD tenants begins in early July (previously mid-June) and should be complete by early August (previously mid-July).

Updated August 03, 2021; We have updated the rollout timeline below. Thank you for your patience.

The https://docs.microsoft.com/microsoftteams/get-clients#desktop-client Microsoft Teams desktop app for MacOS will soon allow users include their computer?s sound when sharing either their desktop or a window in a meeting.
This message is associated with Microsoft 365 Roadmap ID https://www.microsoft.com/microsoft-365/roadmap?rtc=1%26filters=searchterms=67168 67168 and https://www.microsoft.com/microsoft-365/roadmap?rtc=1%26filters=searchterms=67169 67169.
[When this will happen]
Rollout for production and GCC tenants begins in mid-May (previously early April) and should be complete in mid-June (previously late April) Complete.
Rollout for GCC-High and DoD tenants begins in early August (previously early July) and should be complete by early September (previously early August).

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MC262781(Updated) Microsoft Defender for Office: Updates to investigationsUpdated July 13, 2021; We have updated the external resources below for additional detail. Thank you for your patience.
We are improving Microsoft Defender for Office 365 automated investigation email clustering and actions to ensure that actions only occur on malicious emails still in the mailbox. This will result in more accurate threat information, with fewer email actions, and refreshed actions/data.
This message is associated with Microsoft 365 https://www.microsoft.com/microsoft-365/roadmap?filters=searchterms=82056 Roadmap ID 82056.
[When this will happen;]
The rollout of the updated email clustering will begin in mid-June (June 21st) and will be complete by late July.
Updated August 03, 2021; We have updated the external resources below for additional detail. Thank you for your patience.
We are improving Microsoft Defender for Office 365 automated investigation email clustering and actions to ensure that actions only occur on malicious emails still in the mailbox. This will result in more accurate threat information, with fewer email actions, and refreshed actions/data.
This message is associated with Microsoft 365 https://www.microsoft.com/microsoft-365/roadmap?filters=searchterms=82056 Roadmap ID 82056.
[When this will happen;]
The rollout of the updated email clustering will begin in mid-June (June 21st) and will be complete by the end of August (previously late July).
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MC263844(Updated) Microsoft 365 Information Governance ? Retention policies for Teams private channels messagesUntil now, retention policies for Teams channel messages have excluded any private channel messages. With this new feature you will be able to apply retention policies to user messages shared within Teams private channels.
Retention policies scoped to private channel messages will require a separate policy from your Teams channels or chat policies.
Private channel messages are indexed into the participating users? mailboxes for Compliance purposes, for this reason, private channel policies will be scoped on a per-user basis rather than per-Team basis. You will be able to select all users in the tenant and therefore cover all private channels or a sub-set of users and apply the policy only to the private channel messages they are participants of.
This message is associated with Microsoft 365 Roadmap ID https://www.microsoft.com/microsoft-365/roadmap?filters=In%20development%2CRolling%20outsearchterms=70582 70582.
[When this will happen;]
We expect the rollout of the public preview of this feature to begin in late June 2021 and complete by late July 2021.
Updated August 03, 2021; We have updated the rollout timeline below. Thank you for your patience.
Until now, retention policies for Teams channel messages have excluded any private channel messages. With this new feature you will be able to apply retention policies to user messages shared within Teams private channels.
Retention policies scoped to private channel messages will require a separate policy from your Teams channels or chat policies.
Private channel messages are indexed into the participating users? mailboxes for Compliance purposes, for this reason, private channel policies will be scoped on a per-user basis rather than per-Team basis. You will be able to select all users in the tenant and therefore cover all private channels or a sub-set of users and apply the policy only to the private channel messages they are participants of.
This message is associated with Microsoft 365 Roadmap ID https://www.microsoft.com/microsoft-365/roadmap?filters=In%20development%2CRolling%20outsearchterms=70582 70582.
[When this will happen;]
We expect the rollout of the public preview of this feature to begin in late June 2021 and complete by mid-August (previously late July 2021).
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MC268191(Updated) Meeting Join Custom BrandingThis new release of meeting Join Custom Branding will allow tenant admins to upload their company logo to the Teams admin portal so it appears on the meeting pre-join and lobby screens for meetings organized by members of their tenant.

The logo will be seen by users joining on desktop, web, and mobile.
This message is associated with Microsoft 365 https://www.microsoft.com/microsoft-365/roadmap?filters=searchterms=79957 Roadmap ID 79957.
[When this will happen;]
Rollout will begin and be complete in late July.

Updated August 03, 2021; We have updated the rollout timeline below. Thank you for your patience. Additionally, this feature will be available as a preview until December 31, 2021. After that, an Advanced Communications license is required to continue using this feature, as noted below.
This new release of meeting Join Custom Branding will allow tenant admins to upload their company logo to the Teams admin portal so it appears on the meeting pre-join and lobby screens for meetings organized by members of their tenant.

The logo will be seen by users joining on desktop, web, and mobile.
This message is associated with Microsoft 365 https://www.microsoft.com/microsoft-365/roadmap?filters=searchterms=79957 Roadmap ID 79957.
[When this will happen;]
Rollout will begin at the end of August and be complete in early September (previously late July).

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MC270177(Updated) Releasing Fluid live components in Teams chatCo-authoring content in Teams just got easier. Now you can send a chat message containing a live component that can be edited inline?in real time?by everyone in the chat.
[Key points]

Microsoft 365 Roadmap ID; https://www.microsoft.com/microsoft-365/roadmap?filters=searchterms=82779 82779

Timing; Standard; we will begin rolling this out in mid-August and expect to complete rollout late August.
GCC; we will begin rolling this out in early September and expect to complete rollout late September.

Roll-out; tenant level

Control type; user control

Action; review and assess

Updated August 03, 2021; We have updated the post with Additional Information with details for managing this feature. Thank you for patience.
Co-authoring content in Teams just got easier. Now you can send a chat message containing a live component that can be edited inline?in real time?by everyone in the chat.
[Key points]

Microsoft 365 Roadmap ID; https://www.microsoft.com/microsoft-365/roadmap?filters=searchterms=82779 82779

Timing; Standard; we will begin rolling this out in mid-August and expect to complete rollout late August.
GCC; we will begin rolling this out in early September and expect to complete rollout late September.

Roll-out; tenant level

Control type; user control

Action; review and assess

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MC273629(Updated) New Device Parsing Logic in Microsoft Teams Call Quality DashboardThe Microsoft Teams Call Quality Dashboard (CQD) product group is introducing new logic to our device parsing in Call Quality Dashboard (CDQ). This change will improve the accuracy with which we identify capture and render devices that Microsoft Teams users rely on every day, enabling administrators to get a better view of their device quality landscape through Call Quality Dashboard.
[Key points]
Timing; On August 31st, 2021, Call Quality Dashboard (CDQ) will begin using new device parsing logic that will change the current output of certain dimensions in call quality reports.

Roll-out; tenant level
Control type; admin control
Action; review, assess and remove filtering conditions that are not part of the new dimensions

Updated August 03, 2021; We have updated the content for clarity. Thank you for your feedback.
The Microsoft Teams Call Quality Dashboard (CQD) product group is introducing new logic to our device parsing in Call Quality Dashboard (CQD). This change will improve the accuracy with which we identify capture and render devices that Microsoft Teams users rely on every day, enabling administrators to get a better view of their device quality landscape through Call Quality Dashboard.
[Key points]
Timing; On August 31st, 2021, Call Quality Dashboard (CQD) will begin using new device parsing logic that will change the current output of certain dimensions in call quality reports.

Roll-out; tenant level
Control type; admin control
Action; review, assess and remove filtering conditions that are not part of the new dimensions

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MC254891(Updated) New: Launch your portal using the SharePoint Portal launch schedulerThis new SharePoint Portal launch scheduler will help coordinate and schedule launch details for high-traffic sites (portals). This feature provides a great end-user experience when launching a brand-new portal by enabling you to release new sites in scheduled phases, as well as better monitor site quality and performance.
This message is associated with Microsoft 365 https://www.microsoft.com/microsoft-365/roadmap?filters=searchterms=70799 Roadmap ID 70799.
[When will this happen]
Targeted release; We will begin rolling this out in late May and expect to complete rollout mid-June.
Standard release; We will begin rolling this out in mid-June and expect to complete rollout mid-July.
Updated August 04, 2021; We have updated the rollout timeline below. Thank you for your patience.

This new SharePoint Portal launch scheduler will help coordinate and schedule launch details for high-traffic sites (portals). This feature provides a great end-user experience when launching a brand-new portal by enabling you to release new sites in scheduled phases, as well as better monitor site quality and performance.
This message is associated with Microsoft 365 https://www.microsoft.com/microsoft-365/roadmap?filters=searchterms=70799 Roadmap ID 70799.
[When will this happen]
Targeted release; We will begin rolling this out in late May and expect to complete rollout mid-June.
Standard release; We will begin rolling this out in mid-June and expect to complete rollout mid-August (previously mid-July).

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MC264360(Updated) Microsoft 365 Information GovernanceUntil this release, attempting to delete a file with a retention label configured to ?retain items for a specific period? in SharePoint caused an error blocking the deletion of it.
To improve consistency of user experience between OneDrive and SharePoint, the behavior of any retention label set to ?retain items for a specific period? in SharePoint will change to allow users to ?delete? the document which will then be preserved in the Preservation Hold Library until the specified period expires.
This message is associated with Microsoft 365 https://www.microsoft.com/microsoft-365/roadmap?filters=searchterms=82063%2C Roadmap ID 82063.
[When this will happen]
We will begin rolling this out in early August and expect to complete rollout late August.
Updated August 04, 2021; We are making some additional change before proceeding with this change. We will communicate via Message center when we are ready to proceed. Thank you for your patience.

Until this release, attempting to delete a file with a retention label configured to ?retain items for a specific period? in SharePoint caused an error blocking the deletion of it.
To improve consistency of user experience between OneDrive and SharePoint, the behavior of any retention label set to ?retain items for a specific period? in SharePoint will change to allow users to ?delete? the document which will then be preserved in the Preservation Hold Library until the specified period expires.
This message is associated with Microsoft 365 https://www.microsoft.com/microsoft-365/roadmap?filters=searchterms=82063%2C Roadmap ID 82063.
[When this will happen]
We will communicate via Message center when we are ready to proceed.

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MC274188(Updated) Teams Meeting Recordings Auto-Expiration in OneDrive and SharePointAs part of the evolution of the new Stream (built on SharePoint), we are introducing the meeting recording auto-expiration feature, which will automatically delete Teams recording files stored in OneDrive or SharePoint after a preset period of time.

[Key points]
Microsoft 365 Roadmap ID; 84580.
Timing; late September through mid-November
Roll-out; tenant level
Control type; user control and admin control
FAQs; https://docs.microsoft.com/microsoftteams/cloud-recording#auto-expiration
Action; review, assess and decide what you want the default expiration period to be for your organization

Updated August 06, 2021; We have updated the content below for clarity. Thank you for your feedback.
As part of the evolution of the new Stream (built on SharePoint), we are introducing the meeting recording auto-expiration feature, which will automatically delete Teams recording files stored in OneDrive or SharePoint after a preset period of time.

Note; The cmd to preemptively change the MeetingExpirationDays setting in Teams is not available yet, we apologize for the inconvenience. It will be available for all tenants to set by September 1st before the expiration feature is enabled.
[Key points]
Microsoft 365 Roadmap ID; 84580.
Timing; late September through mid-November
Roll-out; tenant level
Control type; user control and admin control
FAQs; https://docs.microsoft.com/microsoftteams/cloud-recording#auto-expiration
Action; review, assess and decide what you want the default expiration period to be for your organization

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(Updated) OneDrive: Sharing experience - "Shared with"At the bottom of the Share Dialog, the Shared with list of people will give you an at-a glance view of everyone you?ve given access to a file. This change should make it easier to know who has access and how many people have access to your files. Clicking on the Shared With list will lead you to the Manage Access view. Sending a file via the Share Dialog should also return a visual confirmation of who you've just sent it to.
This message is associated with Microsoft 365 Roadmap ID 83725

[When this will happen;]
Targeted release (entire org); Will begin rolling this out in early July and expect to complete rollout mid-July.
Standard release; Will begin rolling this out in mid-July and expect to complete rollout late July.

Updated August 06, 2021; We have updated the rollout timeline below. Thank you for your patience.
At the bottom of the Share Dialog, the Shared with list of people will give you an at-a glance view of everyone you?ve given access to a file. This change should make it easier to know who has access and how many people have access to your files. Clicking on the Shared With list will lead you to the Manage Access view. Sending a file via the Share Dialog should also return a visual confirmation of who you've just sent it to.
This message is associated with Microsoft 365 Roadmap ID 83725

[When this will happen;]
Targeted release (entire org); Will begin rolling this out in early July and expect to complete rollout mid-July.
Standard release; Will begin rolling this out in mid-July and expect to complete rollout mid-August (previously late July).

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(Updated) OneDrive: Sharing experience - "Shared with"At the bottom of the Share Dialog, the Shared with list of people will give you an at-a glance view of everyone you?ve given access to a file. This change should make it easier to know who has access and how many people have access to your files. Clicking on the Shared With list will lead you to the Manage Access view. Sending a file via the Share Dialog should also return a visual confirmation of who you've just sent it to.
This message is associated with Microsoft 365 Roadmap ID 83725

[When this will happen;]
Targeted release (entire org); Will begin rolling this out in early July and expect to complete rollout mid-July.
Standard release; Will begin rolling this out in mid-July and expect to complete rollout late July.

Updated August 06, 2021; We have updated the rollout timeline below. Thank you for your patience.
At the bottom of the Share Dialog, the Shared with list of people will give you an at-a glance view of everyone you?ve given access to a file. This change should make it easier to know who has access and how many people have access to your files. Clicking on the Shared With list will lead you to the Manage Access view. Sending a file via the Share Dialog should also return a visual confirmation of who you've just sent it to.
This message is associated with Microsoft 365 Roadmap ID 83725

[When this will happen;]
Targeted release (entire org); Will begin rolling this out in early July and expect to complete rollout mid-July.
Standard release; Will begin rolling this out in mid-July and expect to complete rollout mid-August (previously late July).

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(Updated) Releasing Fluid live components in Teams chatUpdated August 03, 2021; We have updated the post with Additional Information with details for managing this feature. Thank you for patience.
Co-authoring content in Teams just got easier. Now you can send a chat message containing a live component that can be edited inline?in real time?by everyone in the chat.
[Key points]
Microsoft 365 Roadmap ID; 82779
Timing;
Standard; we will begin rolling this out in mid-August and expect to complete rollout late August.
GCC; we will begin rolling this out in early September and expect to complete rollout late September.
Roll-out; tenant level
Control type; user control
Action; review and assess
Updated August 06, 2021; We have updated the rollout timeline below. Thank you for your patience.
Co-authoring content in Teams just got easier. Now you can send a chat message containing a live component that can be edited inline?in real time?by everyone in the chat.
[Key points]
Microsoft 365 Roadmap ID; 82779
Timing;
Standard; we will begin rolling this out in mid-September (previously mid-August) and expect to complete rollout late September (previously late August).
GCC; we will begin rolling this out in late September (previously early September) and expect to complete rollout mid-October (previously late September).
Roll-out; tenant level
Control type; user control
Action; review and assess
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(Updated) Microsoft 365 admin center: Reports in the Admin Center ? user information pseudonymized by defaultWe're making some changes to Microsoft 365 Reports in the admin center. Reports found in the ?Microsoft 365? admin center provide information about your organization?s usage data. By default, reports currently display information with identifiable names for users, groups, and sites. beginning next month, user information will now be hidden by default for all reports as part of our ongoing commitment to help companies support their local Privacy laws.
NOTE; This change is specific to administrative and report reader roles.
This message is associated with Microsoft 365 Roadmap ID 81959
[When will this happen;]
This change will go into affect as of September 1, 2021.
Updated August 06, 2021; We have updated the content below for clarity. Thank you for your feedback.
We're making some changes to Microsoft 365 Reports in the admin center. Reports found in the ?Microsoft 365? admin center provide information about your organization?s usage data. By default, reports currently display information with identifiable names for users, groups, and sites. beginning next month, user information will now be hidden by default for all reports as part of our ongoing commitment to help companies support their local Privacy laws.
NOTE; This change is specific to administrative and report reader roles.
This message is associated with Microsoft 365 Roadmap ID 81959
[When will this happen;]
This change will go into affect as of September 1, 2021.
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MC222640(Updated) Microsoft Teams: meeting recordings saved to OneDrive and SharePointRolling out incrementally beginning August 16, 2021; All meeting recordings will be saved to OneDrive and SharePoint. We recommend that customers roll out the feature https://docs.microsoft.com/MicrosoftTeams/tmr-meeting-recording-change#set-up-the-meeting-recording-option-for-onedrive-for-business-and-sharepoint via their Teams policy in PowerShell before this date to control the timing of the release.

Customers who wish to have closed captions for Teams meeting recordings will need to https://docs.microsoft.com/microsoftteams/meeting-policies-in-teams#allow-transcription turn on the Live Transcription policy.
Customers who wish to have block downloads of channel meeting recordings will need to https://docs.microsoft.com/microsoftteams/cloud-recording#bd-channel turn on the ChannelRecordingDownload policy.
Learn more; https://docs.microsoft.com/MicrosoftTeams/tmr-meeting-recording-change Use OneDrive for Business and SharePoint or Stream for meeting recordings

Rolling out incrementally beginning August 16, 2021; All meeting recordings will be saved to OneDrive and SharePoint. We recommend that customers roll out the feature https://docs.microsoft.com/MicrosoftTeams/tmr-meeting-recording-change#set-up-the-meeting-recording-option-for-onedrive-for-business-and-sharepoint via their Teams policy in PowerShell before this date to control the timing of the release.

Customers who wish to have closed captions for Teams meeting recordings will need to https://docs.microsoft.com/microsoftteams/meeting-policies-in-teams#allow-transcription turn on the Live Transcription policy.
Customers who wish to have block downloads of channel meeting recordings will need to https://docs.microsoft.com/microsoftteams/cloud-recording#bd-channel turn on the ChannelRecordingDownload policy.
Learn more; https://docs.microsoft.com/MicrosoftTeams/tmr-meeting-recording-change Use OneDrive for Business and SharePoint or Stream for meeting recordings and https://docs.microsoft.com/microsoftteams/cloud-recording Teams cloud meeting recording

08/16/2021
MC273629(Updated) New Device Parsing Logic in Microsoft Teams Call Quality DashboardYou will want to review your Call Quality Dashboard (CDQ) custom reports where you may be filtering on any of the above mentioned dimensions and values, and remove the filtering condition that is set to values that are no longer used in the new dimensions.
Note; Filtering on dimension Second Mic Connection Type ; value HDAudio will fail to produce the expected results, however filtering on value ;USB will continue to work as it was not updated.
You will want to review your Call Quality Dashboard (CQD) custom reports where you may be filtering on any of the above mentioned dimensions and values, and remove the filtering condition that is set to values that are no longer used in the new dimensions.
Note; Filtering on dimension Second Mic Connection Type ; value HDAudio will fail to produce the expected results, however filtering on value ;USB will continue to work as it was not updated.
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MC275235Whiteboard on OneDrive for Business updateStay InformedMicrosoft 365 AppsFalseN/A
MC275150Delayed - Changes to the way EOP moves email to Junk folderPlan For ChangeExchange OnlineFalseN/A
MC275344(Updated) Microsoft 365 admin center: Reports in the Admin Center ? user information pseudonymized by defaultPlan For ChangeMicrosoft 365 suiteFalseN/A
MC275345New people-centric search features coming to Microsoft SearchPlan For ChangeMicrosoft 365 AppsFalseN/A
MC275349The settings that allow users to create groups in the Azure portal have been improvedPrevent Or Fix IssueIdentity ServiceFalseN/A
MC275433Dynamics 365 ? Service Update 21081 for EURStay InformedDynamics 365 AppsFalseN/A
MC275527Updates available for Microsoft 365 Apps for Current ChannelStay InformedMicrosoft 365 AppsFalseN/A
MC275570SharePoint: Title Region GradientStay InformedSharePoint OnlineFalseN/A
MC275573Service Health and Communications API in Microsoft Graph V1 and legacy API retirementPlan For ChangeMicrosoft 365 suiteFalseN/A
MC275678In Development for Microsoft Intune is now availableStay InformedMicrosoft IntuneFalseN/A
MC275807Removing Message Trace in SCC. Move Custom Queries to Message Trace in the new Modern EAC.Plan For ChangeExchange OnlineTrue10/05/2021
MC276017Viva Connections (Private preview) app visible in TeamsStay InformedMicrosoft TeamsFalseN/A
MC276026Nested Replies and Related FeaturesStay InformedYammer EnterpriseFalseN/A
MC276028Plus addressing to be enabled for all Exchange Online customersPrevent Or Fix IssueExchange OnlineTrue01/14/2022
MC276029SharePoint updates to options for disabling subsite creationPlan For ChangeSharePoint OnlineFalseN/A
MC276032OneDrive sync client will no longer update or be supported on macOS Sierra 10.12 and macOS High Sierra 10.13Plan For ChangeOneDrive for BusinessTrue09/10/2021
MC276033Microsoft Information Protection: New enhancements to auto-labeling for data at rest in OneDrive and SharePoint OnlineStay InformedMicrosoft 365 suiteFalseN/A

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