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MC792499 – Microsoft 365 for the web: Add-in device permission prompt for camera, microphone, and geolocation on Edge and Chrome

Microsoft Edge

check before: 2024-05-27

Product:

Microsoft 365 Apps, Microsoft 365 for the web, Microsoft Edge, Outlook

Platform:

Developer, Mac, US Instances, Web, World tenant

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Change type:

Updated message, New feature, User impact, Admin impact

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Summary:
Starting May 16, 2024, Microsoft will require add-in developers to prompt users for device permissions on Edge and Chrome for the web versions of Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook. A Device Permission API will be available to facilitate this change. No admin action is required before the rollout.

Details:
As of May 16, 2024, Microsoft requires add-in developers to prompt users for camera, microphone, and geolocation permission in these Microsoft Office applications:
Web versions of Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook on Chromium-based browsers (such as Microsoft Edge or Google Chrome).
New Outlook for Windows
Add-ins that run on Office on Windows, Mac, or Safari already have prompts in place.
To allow add-in developers to prompt their users, we are releasing a Device Permission API.
[When this will happen:]
General Availability (Worldwide, GCC, GCC High, DoD): This API will be available on May 16, 2024.

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Created:
2024-05-17

updated:
2024-05-17

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