MC422161 – (Updated) Folders and Rules Support for Microsoft 365 Groups in Outlook

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check before: 2022-10-21

Product:

Exchange, Microsoft 365 Groups, Outlook

Platform:

Online, Web, Windows Desktop, World tenant

Status:

Rolling out

Change type:

Admin impact, New feature, Updated message, User impact

Links:

88864

Details:

Updated October 27, 2022: We have updated the rollout timeline below. Thank you for your patience.
With this release, users will have the ability to create folders and organize content inside Microsoft 365 Groups mailbox using Outlook on the web.

Groups users will be able to create folders inside the Groups section in Outlook mail module. Users can move and copy messages across different folders inside of the Group. We are also releasing support for Rules inside Groups mailbox. With rules, users can automate the organization of incoming Groups mails. Once users have created folders, they will be able to view and access the deleted folder of the Group.

This will be available on Outlook on the web. This message is associated with Microsoft 365 Roadmap ID 88864
[When this will happen:]
This feature is currently in preview and will begin full rollout in early September and is expected to complete rollout by mid-November (previously mid-October).

Change Category:
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Scope:
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Release Phase:
General Availability, Preview

Created:
2022-08-30

updated:
2022-10-28

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DatePropertyoldnew
2022-10-28MC MessagesWith this release, users will have the ability to create folders and organize content inside Microsoft 365 Groups mailbox using Outlook on the web.

Groups users will be able to create folders inside the Groups section in Outlook mail module. Users can move and copy messages across different folders inside of the Group. We are also releasing support for Rules inside Groups mailbox. With rules, users can automate the organization of incoming Groups mails. Once users have created folders, they will be able to view and access the deleted folder of the Group.

This will be available on Outlook on the web. This message is associated with Microsoft 365 Roadmap ID 88864
[When this will happen:]
This feature is currently in preview and will begin full rollout in early September and is expected to complete rollout by mid-October.
Updated October 27, 2022: We have updated the rollout timeline below. Thank you for your patience.
With this release, users will have the ability to create folders and organize content inside Microsoft 365 Groups mailbox using Outlook on the web.

Groups users will be able to create folders inside the Groups section in Outlook mail module. Users can move and copy messages across different folders inside of the Group. We are also releasing support for Rules inside Groups mailbox. With rules, users can automate the organization of incoming Groups mails. Once users have created folders, they will be able to view and access the deleted folder of the Group.

This will be available on Outlook on the web. This message is associated with Microsoft 365 Roadmap ID 88864
[When this will happen:]
This feature is currently in preview and will begin full rollout in early September and is expected to complete rollout by mid-November (previously mid-October).
2022-10-28MC TitleFolders and Rules Support for Microsoft 365 Groups in Outlook(Updated) Folders and Rules Support for Microsoft 365 Groups in Outlook
2022-10-28MC Last Updated08/30/2022 00:55:562022-10-27T19:39:05Z
2022-10-28MC MessageTagNamesNew feature, User impact, Admin impactUpdated message, New feature, User impact, Admin impact
2022-10-28MC End Time11/21/2022 09:00:002022-12-19T09:00:00Z
2022-09-15MC prepareSince this feature is not enabled by default, Admins will have to enable the feature using Powershell Cmdlet (Set - OrganizationConfig -IsGroupFoldersAndRulesEnabled). Admins can release the feature and have additional controls to manage the feature using Powershell Commands:
Releasing the feature - Admins can release the feature using: Set-OrganizationConfig -IsGroupFoldersAndRulesEnabled
Restrict move option - Admins can restrict "move" option of Groups message using: Set-OrganizationConfig -BlockMoveMessagesForGroupFold
You may want to notify your customers about this new capability and update your training and documentation as appropriate.
ps://www.microsoft.com/microsoft-365/roadmap?filters=&searchterms=88864
Since this feature is not enabled by default, Admins will have to enable the feature using Powershell Cmdlet (Set - OrganizationConfig -IsGroupFoldersAndRulesEnabled). Admins can release the feature and have additional controls to manage the feature using Powershell Commands:
Releasing the feature - Admins can release the feature using: Set-OrganizationConfig -IsGroupFoldersAndRulesEnabled
Restrict move option - Admins can restrict "move" option of Groups message using: Set-OrganizationConfig -BlockMoveMessagesForGroupFold
You may want to notify your customers about this new capability and update your training and documentation as appropriate.
https://www.microsoft.com/microsoft-365/roadmap?filters=&searchterms=88864

*starting April 2022

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