MC284081 – Viva Connections (Public preview) is rolling out (archived)

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check before: 2021-09-23


Microsoft 365 admin center, Microsoft Viva, Microsoft Viva Connections, SharePoint, Teams


Android, iOS, mobile, Online, Web, World tenant



Change type:

New feature, User impact, Admin impact




Viva Connections, part of Microsoft Viva, is your gateway to a modern employee experience. The Viva connections app incorporates a customizable dashboard, the feed, and relevant resources all in one experience in the Microsoft Teams mobile app.
This Public preview release includes the ability to:
Set a SharePoint home site from the SharePoint admin center
Create, author, and manage a dashboard from the home site
Use Video news links to communicate announcements
Use the new Dashboard and Feed web parts on the home site
Brand the Viva Connections app for the desktop and mobile experiences for Android and iOS
Note: The preview is off by default and requires admin configuration to enable.
This message is associated with Microsoft 365 Roadmap ID: 86542
[When this will happen]
The Viva Connections Public preview release will begin rolling out starting September 9th and is expected to be completely rollout by September 20th.
Note: Many customers will notice that certain Viva Connections features will become available in SharePoint before the Viva connections app can be enabled in Teams. It’s recommended that you prepare for Viva Connections now but plan to enable the full experience in the Teams admin center after September 20th.

Change Category:


Release Phase:
General Availability, Preview



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