2022 CW 36 Microsoft 365 Message Center changes

from 08/29/2022 to 09/04/2022

24 Office 365 Message Center Items were changed and 23 Office 365 Message Center Items were added

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

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Changes

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MC ID MC Title Old Value New Value MC Action required by
MC296611 (Updated) Microsoft Defender for Office 365: Introducing Built-In-Protection 09/30/2022 09:00:00 2022-11-04T08:00:00Z N/A
MC298824 (Updated) Transcription in 1:1 VOIP Calls 09/05/2022 10:00:00 2022-10-19T10:00:00Z N/A
MC313659 (Updated) Shared focus plan in Viva Insights 10/31/2022 08:00:00 2022-11-30T08:00:00Z N/A
MC333941 (Updated) New Fluent Emoji style coming to Teams emojis and reactions 09/30/2022 09:00:00 2022-10-31T08:00:00Z N/A
MC339117 (Updated) Preview - Enabling customization capabilities for SSPR, footer hyperlinks and favicon in Company Branding. 01/31/2023 08:00:00 2023-03-30T09:00:00Z N/A
MC346913 (Updated) Adding a restore option to the Manage Tags Tab 10/31/2022 08:00:00 2022-09-09T09:00:00Z N/A
MC362283 (Updated) Updates to the Zero-hour auto purge (ZAP) alerts 10/31/2022 08:00:00 2022-11-18T08:00:00Z N/A
MC364307 (Updated) Show As now available in Teams Meetings 09/30/2022 09:00:00 2022-10-31T08:00:00Z N/A
MC373880 (Updated) Migrating the Safe Links Block List to Tenant Allow Block List 01/31/2023 09:00:00 2023-02-28T09:00:00Z N/A
MC382821 (Updated) Custom organization branding for quarantine notification (custom sender address and Custom subject) 10/31/2022 08:00:00 2022-11-30T08:00:00Z N/A
MC384330 (Updated) Microsoft Defender for Office 365: Password protected download of quarantined messages 10/20/2022 09:00:00 2022-12-16T08:00:00Z N/A
MC384784 (Updated) Azure Active Directory: Customize Organizations’ Sign-In and Sign-Up Pages in Company Branding 01/31/2023 09:00:00 2023-03-30T10:00:00Z N/A
MC385452 (Updated) Math Assistant: Math Ink Recognizer and Math Solver Service 09/29/2022 09:00:00 2022-10-14T09:00:00Z N/A
MC399074 (Updated) Enable Q&A in Teams Meetings via Meeting Options 12/31/2022 08:00:00 2022-11-25T08:00:00Z N/A
MC399861 (Updated) Generate Practice Quiz in OneNote for Windows 10 08/31/2022 09:00:00 2022-10-21T09:00:00Z N/A
MC399868 (Updated) Outlook on the Web: User Experience Update for RSVP 09/11/2022 09:00:00 2022-10-31T08:00:00Z N/A
MC400977 (Updated) Record a New Video on the Stream Start Page in Office Web 09/30/2022 09:00:00 2022-11-30T08:00:00Z N/A
MC403644 (Updated) OneDrive: Sharing Experience - Share Menu Dropdown 10/17/2022 09:00:00 2022-11-18T08:00:00Z N/A
MC403909 (Updated) Prevent/Fix (Detected): Enable Conditional Access (CA) policy for Outlook Lite on Android 08/31/2022 09:00:00 2022-09-30T09:00:00Z N/A
MC405572 (Updated) Microsoft Purview Data Lifecycle 10/24/2022 09:00:00 2022-10-31T08:00:00Z N/A
MC408694 (Updated) New 'Activity' Column in OneDrive 'My Files' list view 10/16/2022 09:00:00 2022-11-04T08:00:00Z N/A

MC How Affect changes

MC ID MC Title Old Value New Value MC Action required by
MC403909 (Updated) Prevent/Fix (Detected): Enable Conditional Access (CA) policy for Outlook Lite on Android To prevent Android users from accessing your organization’s resources through the Outlook Lite app, enable a CA policy for Office 365 apps. See Use app-based Conditional Access policies with Intune.

User impact: Once you have enabled the CA policy, users attempting to sign-in to the Outlook Lite app with their organization’s email will receive an error message.
To prevent Android users from accessing your organization’s resources through the Outlook Lite app, enable a CA policy for Office 365 apps. See Use app-based Conditional Access policies with Intune. If you have already restricted the allowed apps list using Require App Protection Policy, Outlook Lite will be disabled by default without any additional action.

User impact: Once you have enabled the CA policy, users attempting to sign-in to the Outlook Lite app with their organization’s email will receive an error message.
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MC405572 (Updated) Microsoft Purview Data Lifecycle Once this change rolls out, in order to see retention labels in group-connected sites, the labels need to be included in policies published to Microsoft 365 Groups locations. If you previously had retention labels that were not published to Microsoft 365 Groups and were visible for group-connected sites, these will no longer be visible after this change.

Retention labels already configured as default for document libraries and folders will not be impacted by this change and will continue to be applied as default to items per the current behavior. Items already labeled previously by this default are not affected and will continue to be labeled. When the default label is changed, only labels published to the site will be available to be selected.

Retention labels that are already applied to items within these sites will continue to stay applied, even if they are not published to the site, and are not impacted by this change.
Once this change rolls out, in order to see retention labels in group-connected sites, the labels need to be included in policies published to Microsoft 365 Groups locations. If you previously had retention labels that were not published to Microsoft 365 Groups and were visible for group-connected sites, these will no longer be visible after this change.

Retention labels already configured as default for document libraries and folders will not be impacted by this change and will continue to be applied as default to items per the current behavior. Items already labeled previously by this default are not affected and will continue to be labeled. When the default label is changed, only labels published to the site will be available to be selected.

Retention labels that are already applied to items within these sites will continue to stay applied, even if they are not published to the site, and are not impacted by this change.

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MC420056 (Updated) Microsoft Teams: Microsoft Teams Rooms on Windows store application 4.14 update Front row experience update

Front row will now have the larger content size with smaller video height, shorter top bar, and one panel by default on Front of Room display narrower than 21:9. Its default video heights will be configurable via XML between small, medium (default), and large. The previous video height is similar to the large option.

Single display mode

Front of Room displays narrower than 21:9

The default number of panels on Front of Room displays narrower than 21:9 will be one. The default gallery height became smaller to maximize the content size. The right panel will be open with chat by default, and you will see the raised hand notification when there is a new raised hand.

Front of Room displays with 21:9 or wider aspect ratio

The default number of panels on Front of Room displays with 21:9 or wider aspect ratio will be two as before. The default gallery height became smaller to maximize the content size.

Dual display mode

The default number of panels on dual Front of Room displays will be two as before. The default gallery height became smaller to maximize the content size.

Configurable Small/ Medium/ Large video height

The default height is Medium, and you can change the default using XML.

small

medium

large

Pin and hide the room video

Room users can pin or hide room video on the front of room screen. In-room participants can control these options by selecting the room from the roster on the console. This added capability provides greater personalization for room users who feel the room video to be potentially distracting or not needed.

Turn off split gallery with XML setting

To avoid splitting the video gallery across multiple screens, when content isn’t being shared, IT admin can set to turn it off via XML.

true

18 videos support for dual display Teams rooms

Teams rooms with dual front of room displays can now show up to 18 video participants (3x3 on each screen) when there is no content shared in the meeting. This is an increase in the number of incoming videos from 10 to 18 and allows in-room users to have immersive video conferencing experience for meetings with more video participants. Room users can pin or spotlight up to 9 video participants on one screen while viewing the others on the 2nd screen when there is no content in the meeting.

If your meeting has more than 18 video participants, the existing Together mode and large gallery layouts will continue to work and support up to 50 video participants.

Front row experience update

Front row will now have the larger content size with smaller video height, shorter top bar, and one panel by default on Front of Room display narrower than 21:9. Its default video heights will be configurable via XML between small, medium (default), and large. The previous video height is similar to the large option.

Single display mode

Front of Room displays narrower than 21:9

The default number of panels on Front of Room displays narrower than 21:9 will be one. The default gallery height became smaller to maximize the content size. The right panel will be open with chat by default, and you will see the raised hand notification when there is a new raised hand.

Front of Room displays with 21:9 or wider aspect ratio

The default number of panels on Front of Room displays with 21:9 or wider aspect ratio will be two as before. The default gallery height became smaller to maximize the content size.

Dual display mode

The default number of panels on dual Front of Room displays will be two as before. The default gallery height became smaller to maximize the content size.

Configurable Small/ Medium/ Large video height

The default height is Medium, and you can change the default using XML.

small

medium

large

Addressed known limitation

The maximum number of videos will not be limited to four on a single front-of-room display and to nine on dual front-of-room displays. Your Front of Room display will show as many videos as possible on the Front row layout until each remote video becomes 1:1 aspect ratio.

Pin and hide the room video

Room users can pin or hide room video on the front of room screen. In-room participants can control these options by selecting the room from the roster on the console. This added capability provides greater personalization for room users who feel the room video to be potentially distracting or not needed.

Turn off split gallery with XML setting

To avoid splitting the video gallery across multiple screens, when content isn’t being shared, IT admin can set to turn it off via XML.

true

18 videos support for dual display Teams rooms

Teams rooms with dual front of room displays can now show up to 18 video participants (3x3 on each screen) when there is no content shared in the meeting. This is an increase in the number of incoming videos from 10 to 18 and allows in-room users to have immersive video conferencing experience for meetings with more video participants. Room users can pin or spotlight up to 9 video participants on one screen while viewing the others on the 2nd screen when there is no content in the meeting.

If your meeting has more than 18 video participants, the existing Together mode and large gallery layouts will continue to work and support up to 50 video participants.

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MC Messages changes

MC ID MC Title Old Value New Value MC Action required by
MC296611 (Updated) Microsoft Defender for Office 365: Introducing Built-In-Protection Updated July 28, 2022: We have updated the rollout timeline below. Thank you for your patience.

Note: this has begun being enforced for organizations where it is already available.

We are introducing a powerful new default security preset called Built-in-Protection in Defender for Office 365. Built-in-Protection is a third preset security policy (like the Standard and Strict preset policies), and is enabled by default for all new and existing customers. It will implement a version of Safe Links and Safe Attachments resulting in low impact on the end-user. It's low impact as the end user experience will not be changed - URL links will not be wrapped. However, it will implement delivery time file and URL detonation as well as time of click protection.

[Key points:]

Microsoft 365 Roadmap ID 72208.

Timing: We will begin rolling out in mid-December and complete by late August (previously late July).

Beginning in early November, you will be able to view the Built-in-Protection preset in the Defender for Office 365 portal and configure any exceptions required ahead of the policy enablement rollout that begins in mid-December.

Action: Review and assess impact to users in your organization.

Note: Configured exceptions will be honored for the Safe Links and Safe Attachment settings within Built-In-Protection when it is eventually enabled for your tenant. Configured exceptions do not apply to the global Safe Links and Safe Attachment settings within Built-in-Protection. To changes these settings after Built-in-Protection is enabled, admins can modify the global Safe Attachments or global Safe Links policies directly at any time. To learn about the specific settings set by Built-in-Protection, please see: Microsoft recommendations for EOP and Defender for Office 365 security settings - Office 365 | Microsoft Docs
Updated August 30, 2022: We have updated the rollout timeline below. Thank you for your patience.

Note: this has begun being enforced for organizations where it is already available.

We are introducing a powerful new default security preset called Built-in-Protection in Defender for Office 365. Built-in-Protection is a third preset security policy (like the Standard and Strict preset policies), and is enabled by default for all new and existing customers. It will implement a version of Safe Links and Safe Attachments resulting in low impact on the end-user. It's low impact as the end user experience will not be changed - URL links will not be wrapped. However, it will implement delivery time file and URL detonation as well as time of click protection.

[Key points:]

Microsoft 365 Roadmap ID 72208.

Timing: We will begin rolling out in mid-December and complete by early October (previously late August).

Beginning in early November, you will be able to view the Built-in-Protection preset in the Defender for Office 365 portal and configure any exceptions required ahead of the policy enablement rollout that begins in mid-December.

Action: Review and assess impact to users in your organization.

Note: Configured exceptions will be honored for the Safe Links and Safe Attachment settings within Built-In-Protection when it is eventually enabled for your tenant. Configured exceptions do not apply to the global Safe Links and Safe Attachment settings within Built-in-Protection. To changes these settings after Built-in-Protection is enabled, admins can modify the global Safe Attachments or global Safe Links policies directly at any time. To learn about the specific settings set by Built-in-Protection, please see: Microsoft recommendations for EOP and Defender for Office 365 security settings - Office 365 | Microsoft Docs
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MC298824 (Updated) Transcription in 1:1 VOIP Calls Updated July 12, 2022: We have updated the rollout timeline below. Thank you for your patience.

Transcription in 1:1 VOIP Calls will soon be available.

This message is associated with Microsoft 365 Roadmap ID 68774.

[When this will happen:]

We expect this release to begin in early January (previously mid-November) and expect the rollout to be completed by early August (previously mid-June).
Updated September 2, 2022: We have updated the rollout timeline below. Thank you for your patience.

Transcription in 1:1 VOIP Calls will soon be available.

This message is associated with Microsoft 365 Roadmap ID 68774.

[When this will happen:]

We expect this release to begin in early January (previously mid-November) and expect the rollout to be completed by mid-September (previously early August).
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MC313659 (Updated) Shared focus plan in Viva Insights Updated August 3, 2022: We have updated the rollout timeline below. Thank you for your patience.

Viva insights is releasing new capabilities to help teams protect time for focused work. The shared focus plan will enable managers and team leads with a Microsoft Viva Insights license to foster mutual productivity norms and drive a positive team culture by inviting teams to coordinate focus time for uninterrupted work.

This message is associated with Microsoft 365 Roadmap ID 88839.

[When this will happen:]

Targeted release starting in early March (previously late January).

Standard Release will begin rolling out in late August (previously late June) and we expect the rollout to be complete by late September (previously late July).
Updated August 30, 2022: We have updated the rollout timeline below. Thank you for your patience.

Viva insights is releasing new capabilities to help teams protect time for focused work. The shared focus plan will enable managers and team leads with a Microsoft Viva Insights license to foster mutual productivity norms and drive a positive team culture by inviting teams to coordinate focus time for uninterrupted work.

This message is associated with Microsoft 365 Roadmap ID 88839.

[When this will happen:]

Targeted release starting in early March (previously late January).

Standard Release will begin rolling out in late September (previously late August) and we expect the rollout to be complete by late October (previously late September).
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MC333941 (Updated) New Fluent Emoji style coming to Teams emojis and reactions Updated August 4, 2022: We have updated the rollout timeline below. Thank you for your patience.

This update will have Teams joining Microsoft 365 and Windows in updating all emojis and reactions to the new Microsoft Fluent emoji style, bringing users a more vibrant and expressive emoji experience.

This message is associated with Microsoft 365 Roadmap ID 88277

[When this will happen:]

We will begin rolling this out in late February and expect to complete rollout by late August (previously mid-July).

Updated September 1, 2022: We have updated the rollout timeline below. Thank you for your patience.

This update will have Teams joining Microsoft 365 and Windows in updating all emojis and reactions to the new Microsoft Fluent emoji style, bringing users a more vibrant and expressive emoji experience.

This message is associated with Microsoft 365 Roadmap ID 88277

[When this will happen:]

We will begin rolling this out in late February and expect to complete rollout by late September (previously late August).

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MC339117 (Updated) Preview - Enabling customization capabilities for SSPR, footer hyperlinks and favicon in Company Branding. Updated June 16, 2022: We have updated the rollout timeline below. Thank you for your patience.

We’re updating the Company Branding component of the Azure Active Directory (Azure AD) sign-in page to enable customization capabilities for Self Service Password Reset (SSPR), footer hyperlinks and favicon.

This message is associated with Microsoft 365 Roadmap ID 88928.

[When this will happen:]

Preview: We expect this feature to begin rolling out to Preview in early September (previously early July) and expect the rollout to be completed by late September (previously late July).

Standard Release: We expect this to begin rolling out in early December (previously early October) and expect the rollout to be completed by late December (previously late October).
Updated August 30, 2022: We have updated the rollout timeline below. Thank you for your patience.

We’re updating the Company Branding component of the Azure Active Directory (Azure AD) sign-in page to enable customization capabilities for Self Service Password Reset (SSPR), footer hyperlinks and favicon.

This message is associated with Microsoft 365 Roadmap ID 88928.

[When this will happen:]

Preview: We expect this feature to begin rolling out to Preview in late September (previously early September) and expect the rollout to be complete by late October (previously late September).

Standard Release: We expect this to begin rolling out in early February (previously early December) and expect the rollout to be complete by late February (previously late December).
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MC346913 (Updated) Adding a restore option to the Manage Tags Tab Updated June 10, 2022: We have updated the rollout timeline below. Thank you for your patience.

In the near future, we will be adding a restore option on the Manage Tags tab (Manage Team > Manage Tags). This update will make it so that when tags are deleted, they will be kept in a deleted section in the Tags tab and can be restored for up to 30 days from the date of deletion.

Note: This is similar to the lifecycle management for Teams Channels.

This message is associated with Microsoft 365 Roadmap ID 88318.

[When this will happen:]

Standard: We will begin rolling this out in mid-August (previously mid-May) and expect to complete rollout late August (previously early June).

Government: We will begin rolling this out in early September (previously mid-June) and expect to complete rollout late September (previously early July).
Updated September 1, 2022: Based on learnings from our early rings, we have made the decision to make additional changes before we proceed with the rollout. We will deliver a new Message center post once we re-start the rollout. Thank you for your patience.

In the near future, we will be adding a restore option on the Manage Tags tab (Manage Team > Manage Tags). This update will make it so that when tags are deleted, they will be kept in a deleted section in the Tags tab and can be restored for up to 30 days from the date of deletion.

Note: This is similar to the lifecycle management for Teams Channels.

This message is associated with Microsoft 365 Roadmap ID 88318.

[When this will happen:]

We will communicate via Message center when we are ready to proceed.
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MC362283 (Updated) Updates to the Zero-hour auto purge (ZAP) alerts Updated August 12, 2022: We have updated the rollout timeline below. Thank you for your patience.

We will be updating the current zero-hour auto purge (ZAP) alerts and introduce a new ZAP alert that will notify you if a message has not been removed by ZAP.

Updates to the ZAP alerts will include:

Scoping the success ZAP alerts for only ZAP related scenarios. You will no longer be alerted as part of the ZAP alert for Dynamic Delivery scenarios.

A new failure ZAP alert is being introduced. You will receive an alert when a message was not successfully removed from the mailbox. Manual action will be required to remediate the message. The alert will be correlated and linked to both Automated Investigation and Response (AIR) and Incidents. The alert will be on by default and can be configured in alert policies.

This message is associated with Microsoft 365 Roadmap ID 93206.

[When this will happen:]

We expect these updates to roll out in late August (previously early August) and expect to be complete by late September (previously mid-September).
Updated September 2, 2022: We have updated the rollout timeline below. Thank you for your patience.

We will be updating the current zero-hour auto purge (ZAP) alerts and introduce a new ZAP alert that will notify you if a message has not been removed by ZAP.

Updates to the ZAP alerts will include:

Scoping the success ZAP alerts for only ZAP related scenarios. You will no longer be alerted as part of the ZAP alert for Dynamic Delivery scenarios.

A new failure ZAP alert is being introduced. You will receive an alert when a message was not successfully removed from the mailbox. Manual action will be required to remediate the message. The alert will be correlated and linked to both Automated Investigation and Response (AIR) and Incidents. The alert will be on by default and can be configured in alert policies.

This message is associated with Microsoft 365 Roadmap ID 93206.

[When this will happen:]

We expect these updates to roll out in mid-September (previously late August) and expect to be complete by mid-October (previously late September).
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MC364307 (Updated) Show As now available in Teams Meetings Updated July 13, 2022: We have updated the rollout timeline below. Thank you for your patience.

Microsoft Teams users will soon be able to set individual "Show As" statuses to meetings. Currently the default "Show As" value for all the meetings an organizer creates is "Busy".

This message is associated with Microsoft 365 Roadmap ID 93145.

[When this will happen:]

We expect to begin rolling this out in late April and expect the rollout to be completed by late August (previously late June).
Updated September 2, 2022: We have updated the rollout timeline below. Thank you for your patience.

Microsoft Teams users will soon be able to set individual "Show As" statuses to meetings. Currently the default "Show As" value for all the meetings an organizer creates is "Busy".

This message is associated with Microsoft 365 Roadmap ID 93145.

[When this will happen:]

We expect to begin rolling this out in late April and expect the rollout to be completed by late September (previously late August).
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MC373880 (Updated) Migrating the Safe Links Block List to Tenant Allow Block List Updated June 14, 2022: At the beginning of June, we attempted to migrate all entries on the Safe Links Block List to the Tenant Allow/Block List. Entries that were successfully migrated do not require any additional action. Entries that were unable to be migrated will require manual intervention. In the coming weeks tenants will be able to review and take action on the entries that were unable to be migrated.

Note: Any entry migrated from the Safe Links Block List to the Tenant Allow/Block List will adopt the behavior of TABL. This means that any message with the URL present will be moved to Quarantine. If deleting an already migrated entry from TABL, it needs to be removed from BlockURLS to avoid migration.

As a reminder beginning in June tenants will no longer have the ability to add to the Safe Links Block List in the Global Setting menu. Then we will attempt to migrate the Safe Links Block List to the Tenant Allow Block List (TABL) on behalf of the organization. Any entries that are unable to be successfully migrated, they will be marked as such in the Block List and organizations will have the ability to take action as needed beginning in July.

Another update will be sent closer to July as a reminder for tenants to review the migration status of the Block List. Beginning in June organizations will no longer have the ability to add to the Safe Links Block List in the Global Setting menu. Following this, we will attempt to migrate the Safe Links Block List to the Tenant Allow Block List (TABL) on behalf of the organization. For any entries that we are unable to migrate, they will be marked as such in the Block List and organizations will have the ability to take action as needed.

[When this will happen:]

Early June: Organizations will no longer have the ability to add to the URL/Domain entries to the Safe Links Block List in the Global Settings flyout and we will attempt to migrate all the entries in an organization's Safe Links Block List to TABL on their behalf

Mid-June through November: Organizations will have the ability review entries that were not able to be migrated and resolve the issue(s)

December: The Safe Links Block List will be retired

Updated September 1, 2022: We have stopped the automated migration efforts to migrate all entries from your Safe Links Block List to the Tenant Allow Block List. Organizations will have the ability to review and take action on the entries that were unable to be migrated. Any entries that are unable to be migrated will be marked as such and organizations will have the ability to resolve that entry and run the migration again. Tenants will have until January 2023 to complete this activity, at which point the Safe Links Global Block List will be retired.

Note: Any entry migrated from the Safe Links Block List to the Tenant Allow/Block List will adopt the behavior of TABL. This means that any message with the URL present will be moved to Quarantine. If deleting an already migrated entry from TABL, it needs to be removed from BlockURLS to avoid migration.

As a reminder beginning in June tenants will no longer have the ability to add to the Safe Links Block List in the Global Setting menu. Then we will attempt to migrate the Safe Links Block List to the Tenant Allow Block List (TABL) on behalf of the organization. Any entries that are unable to be successfully migrated, they will be marked as such in the Block List and organizations will have the ability to take action as needed beginning in July.

Another update will be sent closer to July as a reminder for tenants to review the migration status of the Block List. Beginning in June organizations will no longer have the ability to add to the Safe Links Block List in the Global Setting menu. Following this, we will attempt to migrate the Safe Links Block List to the Tenant Allow Block List (TABL) on behalf of the organization. For any entries that we are unable to migrate, they will be marked as such in the Block List and organizations will have the ability to take action as needed.

[When this will happen:]

Early June: Organizations will no longer have the ability to add to the URL/Domain entries to the Safe Links Block List in the Global Settings flyout and we will attempt to migrate all the entries in an organization's Safe Links Block List to TABL on their behalf

Mid-June through December: Organizations will have the ability review entries that were not able to be migrated and resolve the issue(s)

January: The Safe Links Block List will be retired

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MC382821 (Updated) Custom organization branding for quarantine notification (custom sender address and Custom subject) Updated August 1, 2022: We have updated the rollout timeline below. Thank you for your patience.

We will be adding capabilities to making it possible for Security Operations (SecOps) to customize end user quarantine notifications with their respective organization sender address and custom subject.

This message is associated with Microsoft 365 Roadmap ID 93301.

[When this will happen:]

Standard: will begin rolling out in late August (previously late July) and is expected to be complete by early September (previously early August).

Government: will begin rolling out in mid-September (previously early August) and is expected to be complete by late September (previously mid-August).
Updated September 1, 2022: We have updated the rollout timeline below. Thank you for your patience.

We will be adding capabilities to making it possible for Security Operations (SecOps) to customize end user quarantine notifications with their respective organization sender address and custom subject.

This message is associated with Microsoft 365 Roadmap ID 93301.

[When this will happen:]

Standard: will begin rolling out in late August (previously late July) and is expected to be complete by early October (previously early September).

Government: will begin rolling out in early October (previously mid-September) and is expected to be complete by late October (previously late September).
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MC384330 (Updated) Microsoft Defender for Office 365: Password protected download of quarantined messages Updated July 18,, 2022: We have updated the rollout timeline below. Thank you for your patience.

With this change we are giving the ability to password protects items they download from quarantine. We want users to be confident that the items they are downloading to their systems will not execute involuntarily without their consent, and this capability will allow them to safely transport the items to external analysis tools.

This message is associated with Microsoft 365 Roadmap ID 93305

[When this will happen:]

Standard: will begin rolling out in early July (previously mid-June) and be completed by late August (previously mid-July).

Government: will begin rolling out in late August (previously late July) and be completed by mid-September (previously early August).
Updated September 1, 2022: We have updated the rollout timeline below. Thank you for your patience.

With this change we are giving the ability to password protects items they download from quarantine. We want users to be confident that the items they are downloading to their systems will not execute involuntarily without their consent, and this capability will allow them to safely transport the items to external analysis tools.

This message is associated with Microsoft 365 Roadmap ID 93305

[When this will happen:]

Standard: will begin rolling out in early July (previously mid-June) and be completed by mid-October (previously late August).

Government: will begin rolling out in mid-October (previously late August) and be completed by early November (previously mid-September).
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MC384784 (Updated) Azure Active Directory: Customize Organizations’ Sign-In and Sign-Up Pages in Company Branding Updated June 16, 2022: We have updated the rollout timeline below. Thank you for your patience.

Update the Azure AD and Microsoft 365 login experience with new Company Branding capabilities. You can apply your company’s brand guidance to authentication experiences with pre-defined templates.

This message is associated with Microsoft 365 Roadmap ID 93320

[When this will happen:]

Custom branding will be available for public preview in early September (previously early July).

Rollout will begin in early October and will be completed by late December (previously late October).
Updated August 30, 2022: We have updated the rollout timeline below. Thank you for your patience.

Update the Azure AD and Microsoft 365 login experience with new Company Branding capabilities. You can apply your company’s brand guidance to authentication experiences with pre-defined templates.

This message is associated with Microsoft 365 Roadmap ID 93320

[When this will happen:]

Preview: We will start rolling out to public preview in late September (previously early September) and is expected to complete by late October (previously late September).

Standard Release: We will begin in early February (previously early October) and will be completed by late February (previously late October).
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MC385452 (Updated) Math Assistant: Math Ink Recognizer and Math Solver Service Updated July 12, 2022: We have updated the rollout timeline below and provided additional information. Thank you for your patience.

The Math Assistant feature in OneNote can convert handwritten equations into text and provide step-by-step solutions. This experience is powered by the Math Ink Recognizer and Math Solver services.

[When this will happen:]

This will be rolling out in early August (previously early July) and be fully rolled out by late August (previously late July).
Updated September 1, 2022: We have updated the rollout timeline below and provided additional information. Thank you for your patience.

The Math Assistant feature in OneNote can convert handwritten equations into text and provide step-by-step solutions. This experience is powered by the Math Ink Recognizer and Math Solver services.

[When this will happen:]

This will be rolling out in early August (previously early July) and be fully rolled out by mid-September (previously late August).
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MC399074 (Updated) Enable Q&A in Teams Meetings via Meeting Options Updated August 23, 2022: We have updated this message to ensure visibility. The content below has not changed.

Teams meetings organizers can soon set up Q&A in their meetings via Meeting Options. Q&A is perfect for large or structured meetings – such as trainings, town hall, all hands and more.

This message is associated with Microsoft 365 Roadmap ID 97020

[When this will happen:]

We expect to start rolling out in mid-July and expect to complete rollout by late July.

Updated September 2, 2022: Availability for the web has been delayed and will be rolling out in November. Thank you for your patience.

Teams meetings organizers can soon set up Q&A in their meetings via Meeting Options. Q&A is perfect for large or structured meetings – such as trainings, town hall, all hands and more.

This message is associated with Microsoft 365 Roadmap ID 97020

[When this will happen:]

We expect to start rolling out in mid-July and expect to complete rollout by late July.

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MC399861 (Updated) Generate Practice Quiz in OneNote for Windows 10 In order to continue delivering the best Math features to our OneNote customers, the Practice Quiz functionality will be removed from OneNote for Windows 10. We are thrilled to announce that we will be bringing an all-new Math Assistant to the OneNote desktop app in July and the related Practice quiz feature will follow later this year.

Additionally, the Practice quiz functionality is not currently available for Math Assistant in OneNote Online to allow us to optimize your experience. This feature will be available again later this year.

[When this will happen:]

We will be making this change in mid-July.
Updated August 30, 2022: We are now ready to turn the feature back on for OneNote Online, while we do not plan to bring it back for OneNote for Win10 as per the original message. We will be enabling this feature in early September.

In order to continue delivering the best Math features to our OneNote customers, the Practice Quiz functionality will be removed from OneNote for Windows 10. We are thrilled to announce that we will be bringing an all-new Math Assistant to the OneNote desktop app in July and the related Practice quiz feature will follow later this year.

Additionally, the Practice quiz functionality is not currently available for Math Assistant in OneNote Online to allow us to optimize your experience. This feature will be available again later this year.

[When this will happen:]

We will be making this change in mid-July.
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MC399868 (Updated) Outlook on the Web: User Experience Update for RSVP We are releasing an update to the current RSVP user experience in Outlook on the web.

This message is associated with Microsoft 365 Roadmap ID 93326

[When this will happen:]

Targeted release - we will begin rollout in late July.

WW - we will begin rollout in late July and expect rollout to be completed by early August.
Updated September 1, 2022: We have updated the rollout timeline below. Thank you for your patience.

We are releasing an update to the current RSVP user experience in Outlook on the web.

This message is associated with Microsoft 365 Roadmap ID 93326

[When this will happen:]

Targeted release - we will begin rollout in late July.

WW - we will begin rollout in late July and expect rollout to be completed by late September (previously mid-August).
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MC400977 (Updated) Record a New Video on the Stream Start Page in Office Web Microsoft 365 customers can now make demos, explainer videos, and async communication videos directly in Microsoft 365 with the new Stream camera.

Users will now be able to use the new Stream camera to record their webcam, record their screen, add edits (think ink, text, backgrounds, and filters) and upload to their OneDrive. Future iterations of the camera will include more features, such as adding music clips.

This message is associated with Microsoft 365 Roadmap ID 88522

[When this will happen:]

Targeted Release: We plan to begin rolling out in early July and complete rollout by late July.

GA: We plan to begin rolling out in early August and complete rollout by late August.

Updated August 31, 2022: We have updated the rollout timeline below. Thank you for your patience.

Microsoft 365 customers can now make demos, explainer videos, and async communication videos directly in Microsoft 365 with the new Stream camera.

Users will now be able to use the new Stream camera to record their webcam, record their screen, add edits (think ink, text, backgrounds, and filters) and upload to their OneDrive. Future iterations of the camera will include more features, such as adding music clips.

This message is associated with Microsoft 365 Roadmap ID 88522

[When this will happen:]

Targeted Release: We plan to begin rolling out in early July and complete rollout by late July.

GA: We plan to begin rolling out in early August and complete rollout by late October (previously late August).

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MC403644 (Updated) OneDrive: Sharing Experience - Share Menu Dropdown Updated August 10, 2022: We have updated the rollout timeline below. Thank you for your patience.

We’re updating the Share button in Microsoft OneDrive to provide easy access to additional sharing options. When you select Share in OneDrive for Business on Web, you'll see a contextual menu with all choices available to you for sharing files or folders with your teammates.

This message is associated with Microsoft 365 Roadmap ID 83727

[When this will happen:]

Targeted release: We will begin rolling this out in late August (previously early August) and expect to complete rollout by early September (previously mid-August).

Standard release: We will begin rolling this out in early September (previously mid-August) and expect to complete rollout by mid-September (previously late August).

Updated August 30, 2022: We have updated the rollout timeline below. Thank you for your patience.

We’re updating the Share button in Microsoft OneDrive to provide easy access to additional sharing options. When you select Share in OneDrive for Business on Web, you'll see a contextual menu with all choices available to you for sharing files or folders with your teammates.

This message is associated with Microsoft 365 Roadmap ID 83727

[When this will happen:]

Targeted release: We will begin rolling this out in mid-September (previously late August) and expect to complete rollout by late September (previously early September).

Standard release: We will begin rolling this out in late September (previously early September) and expect to complete rollout by mid-October (previously mid-September).

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MC403909 (Updated) Prevent/Fix (Detected): Enable Conditional Access (CA) policy for Outlook Lite on Android The Microsoft Outlook team recently announced the upcoming general availability of Outlook Lite app for Android devices in August 2022. We wanted to inform customers using app protection policies (APP, also known as MAM) on their Android devices that Outlook Lite does not currently support APP/MAM. Updated August 30, 2022: We have updated the content below for clarity. Thank you for your patience.

The Microsoft Outlook team recently announced the upcoming general availability of Outlook Lite app for Android devices in August 2022. We wanted to inform customers using app protection policies (APP, also known as MAM) on their Android devices that Outlook Lite does not currently support APP/MAM.
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MC405572 (Updated) Microsoft Purview Data Lifecycle In order to improve the consistency of how retention labels and policies work in SharePoint sites, going forward retention labels published to a group-connected SharePoint site will require the retention label publish policy to select the “Microsoft 365 Groups” location. Once this change rolls out, only those retention labels published to “Microsoft 365 Groups” locations will appear within the dropdown selection menu for the corresponding group-connected sites.

[When this will happen:]

Rollout will start in mid-August and is expected to be complete by the end of August.
Updated September 1, 2022: We have updated the rollout timeline below. Thank you for your patience.

In order to improve the consistency of how retention labels and policies work in SharePoint sites, going forward retention labels published to a group-connected SharePoint site will require the retention label publish policy to select the “Microsoft 365 Groups” location. Once this change rolls out, only those retention labels published to “Microsoft 365 Groups” locations will appear within the dropdown selection menu for the corresponding group-connected sites.

[When this will happen:]

Rollout will start in mid-August and is expected to be complete by the end of September (previously end of August).

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MC408435 (Updated) Microsoft Teams: Start a Teams Chat with Distribution Groups, Mail-Enabled Security Groups, and O365 Groups Updated August 25, 2022: We have updated the rollout timeline below. Thank you for your patience.

You will now be able to start a Teams Chat with Distribution Groups, Mail-enabled Security Groups, and O365 Groups. This feature will respect the limits on members in a group chat, currently set to 250 members.

Organizations rely on Distribution Lists (DLs) as a tool to create groups of users that mirror organizational knowledge and workflows. Bringing this awareness to target audiences for specific content will enhance the core Teams experience. Allowing our customers to leverage DLs can increase workflow efficiency and bridge the gap between legacy knowledge of organization structure and a new Teams structure.

This message is associated with Microsoft 365 Roadmap ID 62354

[When this will happen:]

We will begin rollout in late Septemer (previously mid-August) and expect to complete rollout by late October (previously late August).

Updated August 29, 2022: We have updated the rollout timeline below. Thank you for your patience.

You will now be able to start a Teams Chat with Distribution Groups, Mail-enabled Security Groups, and O365 Groups. This feature will respect the limits on members in a group chat, currently set to 250 members.

Organizations rely on Distribution Lists (DLs) as a tool to create groups of users that mirror organizational knowledge and workflows. Bringing this awareness to target audiences for specific content will enhance the core Teams experience. Allowing our customers to leverage DLs can increase workflow efficiency and bridge the gap between legacy knowledge of organization structure and a new Teams structure.

This message is associated with Microsoft 365 Roadmap ID 62354

[When this will happen:]

We will begin rollout in late September (previously mid-August) and expect to complete rollout by late October (previously late August).

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MC408694 (Updated) New 'Activity' Column in OneDrive 'My Files' list view We are introducing a new Activity column in OneDrive My Files list view. The goal of this feature is to help users stay up-to-date on the files that they are working on with others by surfacing relevant activity information. We will show file activity related to actions, such as, user comments, edits, share, and @mentions.

This message is associated with Microsoft 365 Roadmap ID 88913

[When this will happen:]

We will begin rolling out this feature in late August and expect to complete rollout by mid-September.
Updated August 30, 2022: We have updated the rollout timeline below. Thank you for your patience.

We are introducing a new Activity column in OneDrive My Files list view. The goal of this feature is to help users stay up-to-date on the files that they are working on with others by surfacing relevant activity information. We will show file activity related to actions, such as, user comments, edits, share, and @mentions.

This message is associated with Microsoft 365 Roadmap ID 88913

[When this will happen:]

We will begin rolling out this feature in mid-September (previously late August) and expect to complete rollout by late September (previously mid-September).

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MC411429 (Updated) Outlook Cross Profile Calendar Sync for Android Managed Devices Cross Profile Calendar Sync for Outlook enables users with Android Work Profile configured to see a complete view of all account calendars in one place – making it easier for work profile users to manage their schedule from a mobile device.

Microsoft 365 Roadmap ID: 92463

Roll-out: Tenant Level – admins will enable Connected Apps for Outlook. Connected Apps is only applicable for Outlook Android users with Work Profile configured.

Control type: Both

Action: review and assess by August 15, 2022

[When this will happen]

This feature will begin rolling out in late August and will complete by late October.

Updated August 30, 2022: We have updated the rollout timeline below. Thank you for your patience.

Cross Profile Calendar Sync for Outlook enables users with Android Work Profile configured to see a complete view of all account calendars in one place – making it easier for work profile users to manage their schedule from a mobile device.

Microsoft 365 Roadmap ID: 92463

Roll-out: Tenant Level – admins will enable Connected Apps for Outlook. Connected Apps is only applicable for Outlook Android users with Work Profile configured.

Control type: Both

Action: review and assess by August 15, 2022

[When this will happen]

This feature will begin rolling out in mid-September (previously late August) and will complete by late October.

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MC420056 (Updated) Microsoft Teams: Microsoft Teams Rooms on Windows store application 4.14 update Teams Rooms on Windows application version 4.14 includes key new features and improvements to existing functionality as follows:

Front row experience update

Pin and hide the room video

Turn off split gallery with XML setting

18 videos support for dual display Teams rooms

This change is associated with Microsoft 365 Roadmap ID: 95258

[When this will happen:]

Microsoft Teams Rooms application version 4.14 with these changes will start to roll out on September 2, 2022, and complete rollout in 2 weeks. The application updates are delivered through Windows store and Teams service. The application and Teams service components are installed automatically within this 2-week timeframe.

This is rolling out on Microsoft Teams Rooms on Windows only.
Updated September 2, 2022: We have updated the content below with additional details. Thank you for your patience.

Teams Rooms on Windows application version 4.14 includes key new features and improvements to existing functionality as follows:

Front row experience update

Pin and hide the room video

Turn off split gallery with XML setting

18 videos support for dual display Teams rooms

This change is associated with Microsoft 365 Roadmap ID: 95258

[When this will happen:]

Microsoft Teams Rooms application version 4.14 with these changes will start to roll out on September 2, 2022, and complete rollout in 2 weeks. The application updates are delivered through Windows store and Teams service. The application and Teams service components are installed automatically within this 2-week timeframe.

This is rolling out on Microsoft Teams Rooms on Windows only.
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MC399868 (Updated) Outlook on the Web: User Experience Update for RSVP Feature update Updated message, Feature update N/A
MC400977 (Updated) Record a New Video on the Stream Start Page in Office Web New feature, User impact, Admin impact Updated message, New feature, User impact, Admin impact N/A
MC403909 (Updated) Prevent/Fix (Detected): Enable Conditional Access (CA) policy for Outlook Lite on Android User impact, Admin impact Updated message, User impact, Admin impact N/A
MC405572 (Updated) Microsoft Purview Data Lifecycle Feature update, Admin impact Updated message, Feature update, Admin impact N/A
MC408694 (Updated) New 'Activity' Column in OneDrive 'My Files' list view New feature Updated message, New feature N/A
MC411429 (Updated) Outlook Cross Profile Calendar Sync for Android Managed Devices New feature, Admin impact Updated message, New feature, Admin impact N/A
MC420056 (Updated) Microsoft Teams: Microsoft Teams Rooms on Windows store application 4.14 update New feature, User impact, Admin impact Updated message, New feature, User impact, Admin impact N/A

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MC403909 (Updated) Prevent/Fix (Detected): Enable Conditional Access (CA) policy for Outlook Lite on Android Update your documentation and notify your helpdesk as needed. We recommend creating an app-based CA policy with Grant access > Require app protection policy selected, to ensure only managed apps can access your organizations resources.

Additional information

Microsoft Intune protected apps

ps://docs.microsoft.com/mem/intune/apps/apps-supported-intune-app

ps://docs.microsoft.com/mem/intune/protect/app-based-conditional-access-i

ps://docs.microsoft.com/mem/intune/protect/app-based-conditional-access-intune-create#to-create-an-app-based-conditional-access-policy

Update your documentation and notify your helpdesk as needed. We recommend creating an app-based CA policy with Grant access > Require app protection policy selected, to ensure only managed apps can access your organizations resources.

Additional information

Microsoft Intune protected apps

ps://docs.microsoft.com/azure/active-directory/conditional-access/concept-conditional-access-grant#require-app-protection-policy

ps://docs.microsoft.com/mem/intune/apps/apps-supported-intune-app

ps://docs.microsoft.com/mem/intune/protect/app-based-conditional-access-i

ps://docs.microsoft.com/mem/intune/protect/app-based-conditional-access-intune-create#to-create-an-app-based-conditional-access-policy
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MC420056 (Updated) Microsoft Teams: Microsoft Teams Rooms on Windows store application 4.14 update You might want to notify your users about this updated experience and update your training and documentation as appropriate.

ps://www.microsoft.com/microsoft-365/roadmap?rtc=1%26filters=&searchterms=95258
You might want to notify your users about this updated experience and update your training and documentation as appropriate.

ps://docs.microsoft.com/microsoftteams/troubleshoot/teams-rooms-and-devices/rooms-known-issues#limitati

ps://www.microsoft.com/microsoft-365/roadmap?rtc=1%26filters=&searchterms=95258
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MC399868 (Updated) Outlook on the Web: User Experience Update for RSVP Outlook on the Web: User Experience Update for RSVP (Updated) Outlook on the Web: User Experience Update for RSVP N/A
MC400977 (Updated) Record a New Video on the Stream Start Page in Office Web Record a New Video on the Stream Start Page in Office We (Updated) Record a New Video on the Stream Start Page in Office We N/A
MC403909 (Updated) Prevent/Fix (Detected): Enable Conditional Access (CA) policy for Outlook Lite on Android Prevent/Fix (Detected): Enable Conditional Access (CA) policy for Outlook Lite on Android (Updated) Prevent/Fix (Detected): Enable Conditional Access (CA) policy for Outlook Lite on Android N/A
MC405572 (Updated) Microsoft Purview Data Lifecycle Microsoft Purview Data Lifecycle (Updated) Microsoft Purview Data Lifecycle N/A
MC408694 (Updated) New 'Activity' Column in OneDrive 'My Files' list view New 'Activity' Column in OneDrive 'My Files' list view (Updated) New 'Activity' Column in OneDrive 'My Files' list view N/A
MC411429 (Updated) Outlook Cross Profile Calendar Sync for Android Managed Devices Outlook Cross Profile Calendar Sync for Android Managed Devices (Updated) Outlook Cross Profile Calendar Sync for Android Managed Devices N/A
MC420056 (Updated) Microsoft Teams: Microsoft Teams Rooms on Windows store application 4.14 update Microsoft Teams: Microsoft Teams Rooms on Windows store application 4.14 update (Updated) Microsoft Teams: Microsoft Teams Rooms on Windows store application 4.14 update N/A

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MC422162 SharePoint: Update to Create Sites From the SharePoint App Bar Stay Informed SharePoint Online False N/A
MC422161 Folders and Rules Support for Microsoft 365 Groups in Outlook Stay Informed Exchange Online False 10/21/2022
MC422158 Feature Update: Service health admin notifications in Outlook Stay Informed Microsoft 365 suite False N/A
MC422156 Net Promoter Score (NPS) survey insights dashboard: Date filter available Stay Informed Microsoft 365 suite, Microsoft 365 Apps False N/A
MC422154 Microsoft Purview Data Lifecycle Management: Migration of 'Archive’ page to new Exchange Admin Center Stay Informed Exchange Online, Microsoft 365 suite False N/A
MC422140 Planned Maintenance: Microsoft Teams Stay Informed Microsoft Teams False N/A
MC423135 Microsoft Purview | Information Protection: Server-side auto-labeling using trainable classifiers (preview) Stay Informed Microsoft 365 suite False N/A
MC423709 Yammer REST API Modification: User Email Stay Informed Yammer Enterprise False N/A
MC423708 Advance Room Finder Will Be Showing "floorLabel" Instead of "floor" Stay Informed Exchange Online, Office for the web, Microsoft 365 Apps False N/A
MC423700 Updates available for Microsoft 365 Apps for Current Channel Stay Informed Microsoft 365 Apps False N/A
MC424416 Information Protection: Apply granular conditional access policies to SharePoint Online sites via sensitivity labels Stay Informed Microsoft 365 suite False N/A
MC424414 Non-Native and Hybrid Yammer Networks are being upgraded Plan For Change Yammer Enterprise True N/A
MC424413 Scheduler for Microsoft 365 retirement Plan For Change Exchange Online False N/A
MC424411 Microsoft 365 admin center: New format for service health notification emails Stay Informed Microsoft 365 suite False N/A
MC424407 Microsoft Purview | Records Management: Trigger a Power Automate flow at the end of retention period (preview) Stay Informed Microsoft 365 suite False N/A
MC424909 (Update) Public Preview for driver updates for the Windows Update for Business Plan For Change Windows False N/A
MC424903 Microsoft Purview Data Loss Prevention: Incident management in Microsoft 365 Defender portal (GA) Stay Informed Microsoft 365 suite False N/A
MC424902 Add, update, or delete images in Microsoft Lists via Power Apps Stay Informed SharePoint Online, Power Apps in Microsoft 365 False N/A
MC424901 Safe Attachments policy: Retire policy action ‘Replace’ for malware detections in attachments (Phase 1) Plan For Change Exchange Online, Microsoft 365 Defender True N/A
MC424899 MDO Safe Attachments Policy: Changes to Enable Redirect Functionality Stay Informed Exchange Online, Microsoft 365 Defender False N/A
MC424898 Automatically view up to 49 videos (7x7) in Teams meeting Stay Informed Microsoft Teams False N/A
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