2021 CW 42 Microsoft 365 Message Center changes

from 10/11/2021 to 10/17/2021

15 Office 365 Message Center Items were changed and 14 Office 365 Message Center Items were added

Please note: Only common Message Center messages are in this list you should always check your Message Center for additional messages

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Changes

MC End Time changes

MC ID MC Title Old Value New Value MC Action required by
MC247827 (Updated) Apply granular conditional access policies to SharePoint Online sites via sensitivity labels (preview) 2021-12-31T08:00:00Z 2022-01-31T08:00:00Z N/A
MC263055 (Updated) Paging in Large Gallery 2021-10-31T08:00:00Z 2021-12-31T08:00:00Z N/A
MC267133 (Updated) Music Mode for Teams 2021-11-19T08:00:00Z 2022-04-30T09:00:00Z N/A
MC267581 (Updated) Microsoft Lists: Custom list templates 2021-10-11T09:00:00Z 2021-12-18T08:00:00Z N/A
MC285602 (Updated) OneDrive: New Command Bar 2021-11-20T08:00:00Z 2021-12-31T08:00:00Z N/A
MC284624 (Updated) Excel Power View Retirement 2021-10-15T10:00:00Z 2021-11-15T09:00:00Z N/A
MC255074 (Updated) Recommended Files in Office: Excel for Microsoft 365, Word for Microsoft 365, PowerPoint for Microsoft 365 2021-10-31T08:00:00Z 2022-01-31T08:00:00Z N/A
MC268191 (Updated) Meeting Join Custom Branding 2021-11-30T08:00:00Z 2021-12-31T08:00:00Z N/A
MC280914 (Updated) Records Management–Announcing public preview of adaptive policy scopes for retention and label policies 2021-12-01T09:00:00Z 2022-01-31T09:00:00Z N/A

MC How Affect changes

MC ID MC Title Old Value New Value MC Action required by
MC290233 (Updated) Plan for Change: Intune MDM moving to support Android 8.0 and higher in January After January 7, 2021, MDM enrolled devices running Android version 7.x or below will no longer receive updates to the Android Company Portal or the Intune App. Enrolled devices will continue to have Intune policies applied but are no longer supported for any Intune scenarios. If you have MDM enrolled devices running Android 7.x or below, update them to Android version 8.0 (Oreo) or higher or replace them with a device on Android version 8.0 or higher.

Note: Teams Android devices are not impacted by this announcement and will continue to be supported regardless of their Android OS version.

After January 7, 2022, MDM enrolled devices running Android version 7.x or below will no longer receive updates to the Android Company Portal or the Intune App. Enrolled devices will continue to have Intune policies applied but are no longer supported for any Intune scenarios. If you have MDM enrolled devices running Android 7.x or below, update them to Android version 8.0 (Oreo) or higher or replace them with a device on Android version 8.0 or higher.
Note: Teams Android devices are not impacted by this announcement and will continue to be supported regardless of their Android OS version.
01/07/2022
MC291088 (Updated) Microsoft 365 Compliance Center Core eDiscovery - Search by ID list retirement You are receiving this message because our reporting indicates your organization may be using search by ID.
Once this change is made, the option to search by ID will be removed. We suggest focusing on search by query, condition and/or locations rather that ID.
You are receiving this message because our reporting indicates your organization may be using Search by ID list.
Once this change is made, the option to Search by ID list will be removed. We suggest focusing on search by query, condition and/or locations rather that ID.
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MC255074 (Updated) Recommended Files in Office: Excel for Microsoft 365, Word for Microsoft 365, PowerPoint for Microsoft 365 Recommended for you allows you to keep track of work around you and choose files with activity that matters most to you. On the home page in PowerPoint, Excel and Word you will see files recommended for you.
Each card shows the name of the file and who made changes or shared it and why it was recommended like @mentions, recent edits or comments.

Recommended for you allows you to keep track of work around you and choose files with activity that matters most to you. On the home page in PowerPoint, Excel and Word you will see files recommended for you.
Each card shows the name of the file and who made changes or shared it and why it was recommended like @mentions, recent edits or comments.

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MC275807 (Updated) Removing Message Trace in SCC. Move Custom Queries to Message Trace in the new Modern EAC. You will not be able to use Message Trace in the Security and Compliance Center after November 2021. Message Trace has the options to use default queries, custom queries, and autosaved queries.
Custom queries in Message Trace in the Security and Compliance Center portal will not be migrated to the new Modern EAC portal. Message Trace custom queries in the Security and Compliance Center are stored differently from custom queries on Message Trace in the new Modern EAC.
Another key difference in Message Trace in the new Modern EAC portal is that your custom queries are stored on a per user basis unlike Message Trace on SCC where custom queries were being stored on a per-tenant basis. Therefore, in the new Modern EAC a user will not be able to see a custom query created by another user. In the SCC, when a user created a custom query, other users were able to see the custom query created due to it being stored at the tenant-level. This is due to privacy and security reasons for EAC.
You will not be able to use Message Trace in the Security and Compliance Center after November 2021. Message Trace has the options to use default queries, custom queries, and autosaved queries. As previously mentioned in earlier posts, you should recreate your custom queries stored in Message Trace in the Security and Compliance Center that you want to keep in Message Trace into Message Trace in the new Modern EAC if you have not done so already.
Custom queries in Message Trace in the Security and Compliance Center portal will not be migrated to the new Modern EAC portal. Message Trace custom queries in the Security and Compliance Center are stored differently from custom queries on Message Trace in the new Modern EAC.
Another key difference in Message Trace in the new Modern EAC portal is that your custom queries are stored on a per user basis unlike Message Trace on SCC where custom queries were being stored on a per-tenant basis. Therefore, in the new Modern EAC a user will not be able to see a custom query created by another user. In the SCC, when a user created a custom query, other users were able to see the custom query created due to it being stored at the tenant-level. This is due to privacy and security reasons for EAC.
11/01/2021
MC291439 (Updated) Follow-up to IT291284: Update your Android Work Profile or Administrator Compliance Policy Our telemetry indicates you are affected by this incident, and you have an empty ‘required password type’ or default password compliance setting that needs to be updated.

User impact: Users' Android 11 devices will be marked as non-compliant and prevented from accessing corporate resources.

Our telemetry indicates you are likely affected by this incident, and you should check for an empty ‘required password type’ or default password compliance setting that needs to be updated. Specifically, the two policy types affected are the “Android Compliance Policy” and the “Personally-owned work profile policies” for Device Administrator or Work Profile enrolled devices.
User impact: Users' Android 11 devices with a work profile or device administrator enrolled devices will be marked as non-compliant and prevented from accessing corporate resources.

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MC Messages changes

MC ID MC Title Old Value New Value MC Action required by
MC247827 (Updated) Apply granular conditional access policies to SharePoint Online sites via sensitivity labels (preview) Updated August 31, 2021: We have updated the rollout timeline below. Thank you for your patience.
Coming soon to preview, administrators will be able to use Conditional Access policies and associated sensitivity labels to require additional user authentication for accessing sensitive SharePoint sites when the user's context does not meet the requirements of the site.
This message is associated with Microsoft 365 Roadmap ID 70594.
[When this will happen]
Preview rollout will begin the end of May (previously April)
GA rollout will begin the end of August and should be complete by the end of November (previously end of September)
Updated October 12, 2021: We have updated the rollout timeline below. Thank you for your patience.
Coming soon to preview, administrators will be able to use Conditional Access policies and associated sensitivity labels to require additional user authentication for accessing sensitive SharePoint sites when the user's context does not meet the requirements of the site.
This message is associated with Microsoft 365 Roadmap ID 70594.
[When this will happen]
Preview rollout will begin the end of May (previously April)
GA rollout will begin the end of August and should be complete by the end of December (previously end of November)
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MC263055 (Updated) Paging in Large Gallery Updated August 12, 2021: We have updated the rollout timeline below. Thank you for your patience.
This feature introduces paging to help you view up to 98 videos by choosing Large Gallery (Teams meetings currently supports up to 49 videos). This is rolling out on Windows, desktop and Mac.
This message is associated with Microsoft 365 Roadmap ID 84464.
[When this will happen:]
Large Gallery (9x9): We will begin rolling this out in late June and expect to complete rollout by mid-July.
Video Gallery (3x3): We will begin rolling out in mid-September and expect to complete by late September
Updated October 12, 2021: We have updated the rollout timeline below. Thank you for your patience.
This feature introduces paging to help you view up to 98 videos by choosing Large Gallery (Teams meetings currently supports up to 49 videos). This is rolling out on Windows, desktop and Mac.
This message is associated with Microsoft 365 Roadmap ID 84464 and 86480
[When this will happen:]
Large Gallery (9x9): We will begin rolling this out in late June and expect to complete rollout by mid-July. Complete
Video Gallery (3x3): We will begin rolling out in mid-November (previously mid-September) and expect to complete by late November (previously late September)
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MC267133 (Updated) Music Mode for Teams 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 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).

Updated October 12, 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 Roadmap ID 83520
[When this will happen:]

Standard: We will begin rolling this out in late November (previously late August) and expect to complete rollout late January (previously late September).
GCC: We will begin rolling this out in late November (previously late August) and expect to complete rollout late January (previously mid-September).
GCC-High: We will begin rolling this out in mid-January (previously mid-September) and expect to complete rollout late February (previously early October).
DoD: We will begin rolling this out in late January (previously early October) and expect to complete rollout early March (previously mid-October).

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MC267581 (Updated) Microsoft Lists: Custom list templates Updated July 13, 2021: We have updated the external resources below for additional detail. Thank you for your patience.
This new feature will support the addition of custom list templates from your organization alongside the ready-made templates Microsoft provides to make it easy to get started tracking and managing information.
[Key points]
Microsoft 365 Roadmap ID: 70753
Timing:
Targeted release (entire org): will roll out in mid-July and complete by mid-August 2021
Standard release: will roll out in mid-August and be complete by early September 2021
Roll-out: tenant level
Control type: user control / admin control
Action: review, assess and educate
Updated October 12, 2021: We have updated the rollout timeline below. Thank you for your patience.
This new feature will support the addition of custom list templates from your organization alongside the ready-made templates Microsoft provides to make it easy to get started tracking and managing information.
[Key points]
Microsoft 365 Roadmap ID: 70753
Timing:
Targeted release (entire org): will roll out in mid-July and complete by mid-August 2021
Standard release: will roll out in mid-October (previously mid-August) and be complete by early November (previously September)
Roll-out: tenant level
Control type: user control / admin control
Action: review, assess and educate
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MC285602 (Updated) OneDrive: New Command Bar Updated September 28, 2021: We have updated the rollout timeline below. Thank you for your patience.
With this update users will be able to easily identify the right file and access primary commands. The new simplified view will permit users to focus on the content while at the same time being visually pleasing.
This message is associated with Microsoft 365 Roadmap ID 85602.
[When this will happen:]
Targeted release (entire org): Will begin rolling out in mid-September and expect to be complete in late September.
Standard release: Will begin rolling out in late September and expect to be complete in mid-October (previously early October).
Note: Some users may see this feature before other users within your organization.
Updated October 12, 2021: We have updated the rollout timeline below. Thank you for your patience.
With this update users will be able to easily identify the right file and access primary commands. The new simplified view will permit users to focus on the content while at the same time being visually pleasing.
This message is associated with Microsoft 365 Roadmap ID 85602.
[When this will happen:]
Targeted release (entire org): Will begin rolling out in mid-September and expect to be complete in late September.
Standard release: Will begin rolling out in late September and expect to be complete at the end of November (previously mid-October).
Note: Some users may see this feature before other users within your organization.
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MC290233 (Updated) Plan for Change: Intune MDM moving to support Android 8.0 and higher in January Microsoft Intune will be moving to support Android 8.0 (Oreo) and higher for mobile device management (MDM) enrolled devices on or shortly after January 7, 2021. Updated October 12, 2021: We have updated the content below for clarity. Thank you for your patience.
Microsoft Intune will be moving to support Android 8.0 (Oreo) and higher for mobile device management (MDM) enrolled devices on or shortly after January 7, 2022.
01/07/2022
MC290876 (Updated) Prevent/Fix: Update Microsoft Teams Rooms on Windows to Teams only mode Problem detected: Teams Rooms on Windows will report unhealthy status as Skype for Business online service begins phasing out.
If you don't use Microsoft Teams Rooms devices, you can safely disregard this message.
[When this will happen:]
The Skype for Business service resources pools removal work for existing tenants will start in early December and be complete in late February. This is a complex process and the rollout will take a few months to complete.
Updated October 12, 2021: We have updated details below for clarity. Thank you for your feedback.
Problem detected: Teams Rooms on Windows will report unhealthy status as Skype for Business online service begins phasing out.
Note: If you use Skype for Business Server 2015, or Skype for Business Server 2019 (on premise) solution with Teams Rooms devices or don't use Microsoft Teams Rooms devices, you can safely disregard this message.
[When this will happen:]
The Skype for Business service resources pools removal work for existing tenants will start in early December and be complete in late February. This is a complex process and the rollout will take a few months to complete.
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MC291088 (Updated) Microsoft 365 Compliance Center Core eDiscovery - Search by ID list retirement We will be retiring the option to search by ID, as it is not functioning to an adequate level and creates significant challenges for organizations who depend on consistent and repeatable results for eDiscovery workflows.

[When will this happen:]
We will begin making this change in mid-November and expect to complete by the end of November.

Updated October 13, 2021: We have updated this message with additional details for clarity.
We will be retiring the option to Search by ID list, as it is not functioning to an adequate level and creates significant challenges for organizations who depend on consistent and repeatable results for eDiscovery workflows.

[When will this happen:]
We will begin making this change in mid-November and expect to complete by the end of November.

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MC255074 (Updated) Recommended Files in Office: Excel for Microsoft 365, Word for Microsoft 365, PowerPoint for Microsoft 365 Microsoft Office displays a list of recommended files on the File tab, or start page, of Word, Excel, or PowerPoint on Windows. This list allows you to keep track of work around you and quickly access files with activity you value most such as edits, mentions, comments by people you interact with.
This feature uses machine learning to predict which files you're most likely to want to work on next and presents those as a set of cards you can choose from. Only files that you have access to in OneDrive or SharePoint are suggested.
Recommended files in Office has been available on Office.com and Office for Mac and is now coming to Office on Windows.
Note: This feature is currently available on Windows to Office Insiders on business or enterprise subscriptions.
[Key points:]
Microsoft 365 Roadmap ID 72233
Timing: begin rolling out in early June and complete by mid-September.
Action: review and assess impact for your organization.
Updated October 14, 2021: We have updated the rollout timeline below. Thank you for your patience.
Microsoft Office displays a list of recommended files on the File tab, or start page, of Word, Excel, or PowerPoint on Windows. This list allows you to keep track of work around you and quickly access files with activity you value most such as edits, mentions, comments by people you interact with.

This feature uses machine learning to predict which files you're most likely to want to work on next and presents those as a set of cards you can choose from. Only files that you have access to in OneDrive or SharePoint are suggested.
Recommended files in Office has been available on Office.com and Office for Mac and is now coming to Office on Windows.
Note: This feature is currently available on Windows to Office Insiders on business or enterprise subscriptions.

[Key points:]
Microsoft 365 Roadmap ID 72233
Timing: begin rolling out in early June and complete by end of December (previously mid-September).
Action: review and assess impact for your organization.

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MC268191 (Updated) Meeting Join Custom Branding Updated September 28, 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 Roadmap ID 79957.
[When this will happen:]
Rollout will begin at the mid-October (previously end of August) and be complete at the end of October (previously early September).
Updated October 14, 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 Roadmap ID 79957.
[When this will happen:]
Rollout will begin at the mid-November (previously mid-August) and be complete at the end of November (previously end of October).
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MC275807 (Updated) Removing Message Trace in SCC. Move Custom Queries to Message Trace in the new Modern EAC. Updated October 08, 2021: Based on recent customer feedback, we will delay retiring Message Trace from the Security and Compliance Center to make sure we provide the best experience for Message Trace in the new Modern Exchange Admin Center. This feature is now scheduled for removal from the Security and Compliance Center in November 2021 . The improved Message Trace feature can be found in the new Modern EAC along with the other mail flow reports and features.

Attention: We will be retiring Message Trace in the Security and Compliance Center (SCC) from the Security Portal beginning November 2021.
In place of this feature, we recommend you use the Message Trace in the Exchange Admin Center (EAC), which is where we will continue to invest our development resources.

Updated October 14, 2021: Based on recent customer feedback, we will delay retiring Message Trace from the Security and Compliance Center to make sure we provide the best experience for Message Trace in the new Modern Exchange Admin Center. This feature is now scheduled for removal from the Security and Compliance Center in November 2021 . The improved Message Trace feature can be found in the new Modern EAC along with the other mail flow reports and features.

Attention: We will be retiring Message Trace in the Security and Compliance Center (SCC) from the Security Portal beginning November 2021.
In place of this feature, we recommend you use the Message Trace in the Exchange Admin Center (EAC), which is where we will continue to invest our development resources.

11/01/2021
MC280914 (Updated) Records Management–Announcing public preview of adaptive policy scopes for retention and label policies Updated September 14, 2021: We have updated the rollout timeline below. Thank you for your patience.
This new feature (preview), Adaptive policy scopes, will allow data administrators to scope retention policies and retention label policies to a dynamic set of users, SharePoint sites, or Microsoft 365 Groups. This is enabled by using the properties or attributes associated with these locations. Adaptive policy scopes work with all locations, including Exchange mailboxes, Microsoft 365 Groups, SharePoint sites, OneDrive accounts, Teams chats, channel messages (including private channels), and Yammer user and community messages.
Before this release, admins had to manually manage what was included in each policy by creating multiple custom scripts to add or remove locations from a policy. Adaptive policy scopes will automatically add and remove applicable locations to a policy as properties change for the associated user, site, or group.
Additionally, adaptive policy scopes are not subject to previous per-policy limits of only including 100 sites or 1000 mailboxes per policy which often caused duplicate policies in large organizations.
This message is associated with Microsoft 365 Roadmap ID: 70578.
[When this will happen:]
Public preview: will begin rolling out in mid-October (previously early September) and be complete by the end of October (previously mid-October).
Standard release: will begin rolling out in mid-October and be complete by mid-November.
Updated October 14, 2021: We have updated the rollout timeline below. Thank you for your patience.
This new feature (preview), Adaptive policy scopes, will allow data administrators to scope retention policies and retention label policies to a dynamic set of users, SharePoint sites, or Microsoft 365 Groups. This is enabled by using the properties or attributes associated with these locations. Adaptive policy scopes work with all locations, including Exchange mailboxes, Microsoft 365 Groups, SharePoint sites, OneDrive accounts, Teams chats, channel messages (including private channels), and Yammer user and community messages.
Before this release, admins had to manually manage what was included in each policy by creating multiple custom scripts to add or remove locations from a policy. Adaptive policy scopes will automatically add and remove applicable locations to a policy as properties change for the associated user, site, or group.
Additionally, adaptive policy scopes are not subject to previous per-policy limits of only including 100 sites or 1000 mailboxes per policy which often caused duplicate policies in large organizations.
This message is associated with Microsoft 365 Roadmap ID: 70578.
[When this will happen:]
Public preview: will begin rolling out in mid-October (previously early September) and be complete by the end of October (previously mid-October).
Standard release: will begin rolling out in mid-November (previously mid-October) and be complete by end of December (previously mid-November).
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MC291056 (Updated) Simplified DKIM configuration for email protection Domain Keys identified mail (DKIM) is part of email authentication mechanism which ensures the email is not modified during transit and can be used to validate the visible sender (FROM address) as part of the DMARC standard. By correctly configuring authentication through DKIM you can ensure better email deliverability and protect your domain from being spoofed.

As part of Microsoft's continuous effort to help organizations configure email authentication, we reduced the complexity involved in configuring DKIM to set of simple steps.
[When this will happen:]
The feature is live, and you can visit the DKIM configuration page https://protection.office.com/dkimv2 to enable DKIM for your custom accepted domains, DKIM is already setup for the default domain automatically. Further details can be found in this document

Updated October 14, 2021: We have updated the content below with additional details. Thank you for your patience.
Domain Keys identified mail (DKIM) is part of email authentication mechanism which ensures the email is not modified during transit and can be used to validate the visible sender (FROM address) as part of the DMARC standard. By correctly configuring authentication through DKIM you can ensure better email deliverability and protect your domain from being spoofed.

As part of Microsoft's continuous effort to help organizations configure email authentication, we reduced the complexity involved in configuring DKIM to set of simple steps.
[When this will happen:]
The feature is live, and you can visit the DKIM configuration page https://security.microsoft.com or https://protection.office.com/dkimv2 to enable DKIM for your custom accepted domains, DKIM is already setup for the default domain automatically. Further details can be found in this document

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MC291439 (Updated) Follow-up to IT291284: Update your Android Work Profile or Administrator Compliance Policy As described in IT291284, Android 11 devices are failing compliance due to password policy enforcement changes that are impacting users causing them to lose access to company resources. This issue arose because of a new Company Portal update which was required due to Google’s move to use API 30. The password policy requirements changed between API 29 and API 30 to enforce a numeric or greater complexity password. On devices enrolled prior to Android 11, the platform did not require the policy to be configured, but once on Android 11, you are now required to set more granular password policy in the Microsoft Endpoint Manager admin center User Interface (UI). Updated October 14, 2021: We have updated the content below with additional details. Thank you for your patience.
As described in IT291284, Android 11 work profile devices or device administrator enrolled devices are failing compliance due to password policy enforcement changes that are impacting users causing them to lose access to company resources. This issue arose because of a new Company Portal update which was required due to Google’s move to use API 30. The password policy requirements changed between API 29 and API 30 to enforce a numeric or greater complexity password. On devices enrolled prior to Android 11, the platform did not require the policy to be configured, but once on Android 11, you are now required to set more granular password policy in the Microsoft Endpoint Manager admin center User Interface (UI).
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MC MessageTagNames changes

MC ID MC Title Old Value New Value MC Action required by
MC290233 (Updated) Plan for Change: Intune MDM moving to support Android 8.0 and higher in January User impact, Admin impact Updated message, User impact, Admin impact 01/07/2022
MC290876 (Updated) Prevent/Fix: Update Microsoft Teams Rooms on Windows to Teams only mode Admin impact Updated message, Admin impact N/A
MC291088 (Updated) Microsoft 365 Compliance Center Core eDiscovery - Search by ID list retirement Admin impact, Retirement Updated message, Admin impact, Retirement N/A
MC255074 (Updated) Recommended Files in Office: Excel for Microsoft 365, Word for Microsoft 365, PowerPoint for Microsoft 365 New feature, User impact Updated message, New feature, User impact N/A
MC291056 (Updated) Simplified DKIM configuration for email protection Feature update, Admin impact Updated message, Feature update, Admin impact N/A
MC291439 (Updated) Follow-up to IT291284: Update your Android Work Profile or Administrator Compliance Policy N/A Updated message, Admin impact N/A

MC prepare changes

MC ID MC Title Old Value New Value MC Action required by
MC263055 (Updated) Paging in Large Gallery You might want to notify your users about this new capability and update your training and documentation as appropriate.
https://www.microsoft.com/microsoft-365/roadmap?filters=&searchterms=84464
You might want to notify your users about this new capability and update your training and documentation as appropriate.
https://www.microsoft.com/microsoft-365/roadmap?filters=&searchterms=84464
https://www.microsoft.com/microsoft-365/roadmap?filters=&searchterms=86480
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MC290233 (Updated) Plan for Change: Intune MDM moving to support Android 8.0 and higher in January Notify your helpdesk, if applicable, of this upcoming change in support. You can identify how many devices are currently running Android 7.x or below by navigating to Devices > All devices > Filter by OS and sort by OS version. There are two admin options to help inform your users or block enrollment.
Here’s how you can warn users:
Configure an app protection policy Conditional launch setting with a Min OS version requirement to warn users.
Utilize a device compliance policy for Android device administrator or Android Enterprise and set the action for non-compliance to send an email or push notification to users before marking them noncompliant.
Here’s how you can block devices on versions below Android 8.0:
Configure an app protection policy Conditional launch setting with a Min OS version requirement to block users from app access.
Utilize a device compliance policy for Android device administrator or Android Enterprise to make devices on Android 7.x or below non-compliant.
Set enrollment restrictions to prevent devices on Android 7.x or below from enrolling.

Note: If you choose to use app protection policies to warn or block users, app protection policies supports Android 9 and higher beginning October 1, 2021. See MC282986 for more details.

Additional information
Manage operating system versions with Intune
https://docs.microsoft.com/mem/intune/apps/app-protection-policy-settings-android?WT.mc_id=Portal-Microsoft_Intune_DeviceSettings#conditional-launch
https://docs.microsoft.com/mem/intune/fundamentals/manage-os-versions?WT.mc_id=Portal-Microsoft_Intune_DeviceSettings#operating-system-version-control-using-intune-mobile-device-management-mdm-enrollment-restrictions
https://docs.microsoft.com/mem/intune/protect/actions-for-noncompliance?WT.mc_id=Portal-Microsoft_Intune_DeviceSettings
https://docs.microsoft.com/mem/intune/protect/compliance-policy-create-android?WT.mc_id=Portal-Microsoft_Intune_DeviceSettings
https://docs.microsoft.com/mem/intune/protect/compliance-policy-create-android-for-work?WT.mc_id=Portal-Microsoft_Intune_DeviceSettings
https://www.microsoft.com/microsoft-teams/across-devices/devices?rtc=1

Notify your helpdesk, if applicable, of this upcoming change in support. You can identify how many devices are currently running Android 7.x or below by navigating to Devices > All devices > Filter by OS and sort by OS version. There are two admin options to help inform your users or block enrollment.
Here’s how you can warn users:
Configure an app protection policy Conditional launch setting with a Min OS version requirement to warn users.
Utilize a device compliance policy for Android device administrator or Android Enterprise and set the action for non-compliance to send an email or push notification to users before marking them noncompliant.
Here’s how you can block devices on versions below Android 8.0:
Configure an app protection policy Conditional launch setting with a Min OS version requirement to block users from app access.
Utilize a device compliance policy for Android device administrator or Android Enterprise to make devices on Android 7.x or below non-compliant.
Set enrollment restrictions to prevent devices on Android 7.x or below from enrolling.
Note: If you choose to use app protection policies to warn or block users, app protection policies supports Android 9 and higher beginning October 1, 2021. See MC282986 for more details.

Additional information

Manage operating system versions with Intune
https://docs.microsoft.com/mem/intune/apps/app-protection-policy-settings-android?WT.mc_id=Portal-Microsoft_Intune_DeviceSettings#conditional-launch
https://docs.microsoft.com/mem/intune/fundamentals/manage-os-versions?WT.mc_id=Portal-Microsoft_Intune_DeviceSettings#operating-system-version-control-using-intune-mobile-device-management-mdm-enrollment-restrictions
https://docs.microsoft.com/mem/intune/protect/actions-for-noncompliance?WT.mc_id=Portal-Microsoft_Intune_DeviceSettings
https://docs.microsoft.com/mem/intune/protect/compliance-policy-create-android?WT.mc_id=Portal-Microsoft_Intune_DeviceSettings
https://docs.microsoft.com/mem/intune/protect/compliance-policy-create-android-for-work?WT.mc_id=Portal-Microsoft_Intune_DeviceSettings
https://www.microsoft.com/microsoft-teams/across-devices/devices?rtc=1

01/07/2022
MC291088 (Updated) Microsoft 365 Compliance Center Core eDiscovery - Search by ID list retirement To fix this problem you need to review your eDiscovery search process, and update the workflow to focus on search by Subjects and dates rather than ID. Upon export from Core eDiscovery you can explore options to refine to only the messages of interest.
Click Additional Information to find out more.
To fix this problem you need to review your eDiscovery search process, and update the workflow to focus on search by Subjects and dates rather than Search by ID list. Upon export from Core eDiscovery you can explore options to refine to only the messages of interest.
Click Additional Information to find out more.
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MC291056 (Updated) Simplified DKIM configuration for email protection It is recommended that DKIM is configured for all mail sending domains. To configure DKIM for a domain, the domain needs to be part of accepted domains of your tenant. All the accepted domains of your tenant will automatically appear on DKIM page, if you wish add additional domains to your tenants follow the steps mentioned here
More details on additional Advanced Security features provide as part of Microsoft Defender for office can be found here.
https://docs.microsoft.com/microsoft-365/admin/setup/add-domain?view=o365-worldwide#add-a-domain
https://docs.microsoft.com/microsoft-365/security/office-365-security/office-365-evaluation?view=o365-worldwide
https://docs.microsoft.com/microsoft-365/security/office-365-security/use-dkim-to-validate-outbound-email?view=o365-worldwide#steps-to-create-enable-and-disable-dkim-from-microsoft-365-defender-portal
https://protection.office.com/dkimv2
It is recommended that DKIM is configured for all mail sending domains. To configure DKIM for a domain, the domain needs to be part of accepted domains of your tenant. All the accepted domains of your tenant will automatically appear on DKIM page, if you wish add additional domains to your tenants follow the steps mentioned here
More details on additional Advanced Security features provide as part of Microsoft Defender for office can be found here.
https://docs.microsoft.com/microsoft-365/admin/setup/add-domain?view=o365-worldwide#add-a-domain
https://docs.microsoft.com/microsoft-365/security/office-365-security/office-365-evaluation?view=o365-worldwide
https://docs.microsoft.com/microsoft-365/security/office-365-security/use-dkim-to-validate-outbound-email?view=o365-worldwide#steps-to-create-enable-and-disable-dkim-from-microsoft-365-defender-portal
https://protection.office.com/dkimv2
https://security.microsoft.com/
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MC291439 (Updated) Follow-up to IT291284: Update your Android Work Profile or Administrator Compliance Policy Go to Endpoint Manager and login with your administrator credentials. Go to Device > Compliance Policies > Personally owned work profiles and edit your policy to include one of five configurations:
At least numeric (default): Enter the minimum password length a user must enter, between 4 and 16 characters.
Numeric complex: Enter the minimum password length a user must enter, between 4 and 16 characters.
At least alphabetic: Enter the minimum password length a user must enter, between 4 and 16 characters.
At least alphanumeric: Enter the minimum password length a user must enter, between 4 and 16 characters.
At least alphanumeric with symbols: Enter the minimum password length a user must enter, between 4 and 16 characters.

Once you save the updated policy, the next time a device checks in or a user initiates a check compliance on their device, users will receive the updated policy. At that time, the user may be asked to set their password and then will regain access to corporate resources.

Go to Endpoint Manager and login with your administrator credentials. Go to Device > Compliance Policies and check your policies of type “Personally-owned work profiles” or “Android Compliance Policy” and edit to include one of five configurations as needed:
At least numeric (default): Enter the minimum password length a user must enter, between 4 and 16 characters.
Numeric complex: Enter the minimum password length a user must enter, between 4 and 16 characters.
At least alphabetic: Enter the minimum password length a user must enter, between 4 and 16 characters.
At least alphanumeric: Enter the minimum password length a user must enter, between 4 and 16 characters.
At least alphanumeric with symbols: Enter the minimum password length a user must enter, between 4 and 16 characters.

Once you save the updated policy, the next time a device checks in or a user initiates a check compliance on their device, users will receive the updated policy. At that time, the user may be asked to set their password and then will regain access to corporate resources.

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MC Title changes

MC ID MC Title Old Value New Value MC Action required by
MC290233 (Updated) Plan for Change: Intune MDM moving to support Android 8.0 and higher in January Plan for Change: Intune MDM moving to support Android 8.0 and higher in January (Updated) Plan for Change: Intune MDM moving to support Android 8.0 and higher in January 01/07/2022
MC290876 (Updated) Prevent/Fix: Update Microsoft Teams Rooms on Windows to Teams only mode Prevent/Fix: Update Microsoft Teams Rooms on Windows to Teams only mode (Updated) Prevent/Fix: Update Microsoft Teams Rooms on Windows to Teams only mode N/A
MC291088 (Updated) Microsoft 365 Compliance Center Core eDiscovery - Search by ID list retirement Microsoft 365 Compliance Center Core eDiscovery - Search by ID retirement (Updated) Microsoft 365 Compliance Center Core eDiscovery - Search by ID list retirement N/A
MC255074 (Updated) Recommended Files in Office: Excel for Microsoft 365, Word for Microsoft 365, PowerPoint for Microsoft 365 Recommended Files in Office: Excel for Microsoft 365, Word for Microsoft 365, PowerPoint for Microsoft 365 (Updated) Recommended Files in Office: Excel for Microsoft 365, Word for Microsoft 365, PowerPoint for Microsoft 365 N/A
MC280914 (Updated) Records Management–Announcing public preview of adaptive policy scopes for retention and label policies Microsoft 365 Records Management–Announcing public preview of adaptive policy scopes for retention and label policies (Updated) Records Management–Announcing public preview of adaptive policy scopes for retention and label policies N/A
MC291056 (Updated) Simplified DKIM configuration for email protection Simplified DKIM configuration for email protection (Updated) Simplified DKIM configuration for email protection N/A
MC291439 (Updated) Follow-up to IT291284: Update your Android Work Profile or Administrator Compliance Policy Follow-up to IT291284: Update your Android Work Profile Compliance Policy (Updated) Follow-up to IT291284: Update your Android Work Profile or Administrator Compliance Policy N/A

CW42 New Office 365 Message Center items

MC ID MC Title MC Category MC Workload MC Major Change MC Action required by
MC290818 Important information about your Microsoft 365 Office App launcher Stay Informed Dynamics 365 Apps, Power Apps False N/A
MC290874 Lists in Microsoft Teams: Comment and @mention people on list items in Teams Stay Informed SharePoint Online, Microsoft Teams False N/A
MC291010 Updates available for Microsoft 365 Apps for all channels Stay Informed Microsoft 365 Apps False N/A
MC291056 (Updated) Simplified DKIM configuration for email protection Stay Informed Exchange Online False N/A
MC291064 View Switcher- a new dedicated menu of view options in Teams Meetings Plan For Change Microsoft Teams False N/A
MC291088 (Updated) Microsoft 365 Compliance Center Core eDiscovery - Search by ID list retirement Plan For Change Microsoft 365 suite True N/A
MC291100 Private drafts for SharePoint pages and news Stay Informed SharePoint Online False N/A
MC291122 Dynamics 365 – Service Update 21102 for EUR Stay Informed Dynamics 365 Apps False N/A
MC291316 Teams Support of Internal Guest User (formerly known as State 3 and State 4 accounts) Plan For Change Microsoft Teams False N/A
MC291318 Focus time experiences in the Viva Insights Teams App Plan For Change Microsoft Viva False N/A
MC291564 Updates available for Microsoft 365 Apps for Current Channel Stay Informed Microsoft 365 Apps False N/A
MC291661 Microsoft Stream: Toggles for video and audio owners to manage feature settings on the new web player Stay Informed Microsoft Stream False N/A
MC291893 New SharePoint Site templates - retail and non-profit Stay Informed SharePoint Online False N/A
MC291895 Ignoring Disable Anti Spyware Disable Antivirus on client devices (E3 and E5) Plan For Change Microsoft 365 Defender True N/A

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