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Microsoft Purview Compliance Portal Data Lifecycle Management feature allows admins to test their policies before deploying them in production. The new feature works with Sensitive Information Type (SIT) and KQL properties policy types. It will be available for GCC-High and DoD tenants in June 2023.
Microsoft Teams: Busy-on-busy end user setting
Manage how incoming calls are routed when you are busy in an existing call or meeting directly from your Calls settings in the Teams app. Choose from the option to allow calls to come through, play a busy signal, or to redirect the call based on your unanswered call routing preference.
ID: 86991 Tags: Microsoft Teams – GCC, Worldwide (Standard Multi-Tenant), GCC High, DoD Release: February CY2023
Access: New Modern Web Browser Form Control
The Access team is releasing a new web browser control to a version that supports Chromium Edge! Our existing, internet explorer browser control will remain in the platform as-is.
ID: 88345 Tags: – Worldwide (Standard Multi-Tenant) Release: March CY2023
Outlook:[Android] Ability to add an email as an attachment to another email while composing
Now you can send an email as an attachment to another email.
ID: 100693 Tags: Outlook – Worldwide (Standard Multi-Tenant) Release: February CY2023
Outlook:[iOS] Customizable Compose Toolbar and Drawer
Now while writing an email you can reordering the tools, customizing your experience and making your most used actions even easier to reach.
ID: 100696 Tags: Outlook – Worldwide (Standard Multi-Tenant) Release: February CY2023
Outlook:[Android] Interim improvements to storage over limit messaging and options
Now there is clearer messaging and cleanup options when you run out of email storage.
ID: 100699 Tags: Outlook – Worldwide (Standard Multi-Tenant) Release: February CY2023
Microsoft Intune: Windows 11 update readiness reports
App and driver compatibility reports for Windows update planning.
ID: 103639 Tags: Microsoft Intune – Worldwide (Standard Multi-Tenant) Release: April CY2023
Microsoft Forms: Forms app replaced by Polls app in Teams Meetings
The new “Polls” app will soon replace the “Forms” app for enhanced polling options in Teams meetings. The “Forms” app will continue to support surveys only. We recommend you add “Polls” to your next Teams meetings.
ID: 103683 Tags: Forms – GCC, Worldwide (Standard Multi-Tenant) Release: September CY2023
Microsoft Planner: Templates in Planner web
Get started quickly by using a pre-made template to jump into your work.
ID: 106120 Tags: Planner – Worldwide (Standard Multi-Tenant) Release: January CY2023
Microsoft Viva: Praise highlights in profile card in Teams and Outlook
With updates coming in February, praises received will be highlighted on a user’s profile card in Teams and Outlook. There are user settings available that prevent praise highlights from being visible on their profile card.
ID: 109551 Tags: Microsoft Viva – GCC, Worldwide (Standard Multi-Tenant), GCC High, DoD Release: February CY2023
Outlook: Attestation add-in
Attestation add-in in Outlook will enable operational communicators, area managers, store managers and FLM to better track, manage and follow up on broad communication.
ID: 109555 Tags: Outlook – Worldwide (Standard Multi-Tenant) Release: June CY2023
Microsoft Stream: Create, view and share playlists in SharePoint
This feature will allow users to organize their video and audio files into a playlist for easy organization, sharing and playback. Users can add any video and audio files to a playlist that they have edit access to. People with access to the playlist and to the files in the playlist can view the videos in order or skip back and forth between items in the playlist.
ID: 109564 Tags: Microsoft Stream, SharePoint – Worldwide (Standard Multi-Tenant) Release: February CY2023
Excel: Record spreadsheet actions using Office Scripts
With this update, you can now record spreadsheet actions into a replayable Office Script in Excel for Windows and Mac. Office Scripts is a feature that enables you to automate repetitive spreadsheet tasks that was previously only available in Excel for the web.
ID: 109565 Tags: Excel – Worldwide (Standard Multi-Tenant) Release: March CY2023
Microsoft Purview compliance portal: Data Lifecycle Management: Simulation mode for automatically applied retention labels (U.S. government clouds)
Records Management admins will be able to simulate the results of an auto-apply retention label policy. This feature allows admins to test the policy before deploying it in production. It will work with the Sensitive Information Type (SIT) and KQL properties policy types.
ID: 109569 Tags: Microsoft Purview compliance portal – GCC, GCC High, DoD Release: June CY2023
Microsoft Viva: Engage Premium Analytics
New advanced personal, community, and leader analytics to better understand engagement, reach, insights, and sentiment in communities and storyline posts in Viva Engage.
ID: 109574 Tags: Microsoft Viva, Yammer – Worldwide (Standard Multi-Tenant) Release: February CY2023
Microsoft Project: Additional Timeline Zoom Options
Four new options to the zoom feature in the Timeline view will enable you to view your long-term projects at 18 months and 2, 3, and 6 years.
ID: 109577 Tags: Microsoft Project – GCC, Worldwide (Standard Multi-Tenant), GCC High, DoD Release: February CY2023
Microsoft Search: Custom result types in Microsoft Search
New support for custom result types allows you to create result types with modern display templates with adaptive cards for SharePoint content (PDF, sites, pages and lists) for SharePoint home and sites, Office.com and Bing.com.
ID: 81952 Tags: – Worldwide (Standard Multi-Tenant) Release: December CY2022
Outlook: Support for Local Folders (On My Computer) in the New Outlook for Mac
Local data is saved in “On My Computer” folder in the navigation pane. The items in these folders are saved only on your computer and are not synchronized with a mail server. In the new Outlook for Mac, we are working to migrate and support the local folders.
ID: 88536 Tags: Outlook – GCC, Germany, Worldwide (Standard Multi-Tenant), GCC High, DoD Release: March CY2023
Microsoft Viva: Topics in Yammer
Display topic highlights and access topic cards in Yammer conversations.
ID: 72184 Tags: Microsoft Viva – Worldwide (Standard Multi-Tenant) Release: December CY2022
Microsoft Teams: Payments in Microsoft Teams
Grow your business by getting paid for appointments, classes, or events you host on Teams with the Payments app. Once you connect a third-party service to receive payments, you’ll be able to request payment right during a Teams meeting—and have customers pay you in just a few clicks. The Payments app is supported for businesses registered in the United States and Canada at this time. Note: Admins can manage the availability of the Payments app in the Teams admin center.
ID: 97165 Tags: Microsoft Teams – Worldwide (Standard Multi-Tenant) Release: December CY2022
Users will have the ability to invite users on a whiteboard during a Teams meeting to follow their viewpoint as they navigate and interact with the canvas.
ID: 98081 Tags: Whiteboard – GCC, Worldwide (Standard Multi-Tenant), GCC High, DoD Release: December CY2022
Microsoft Teams: Receive all group chat messages with resource-specific consent
The resource-specific consent (RSC) permissions model, originally developed for Teams Graph APIs, is extended for chat and channel scope. Using RSC, you can now request team owners to consent for a bot to receive user messages across standard group chats without being @mentioned.
ID: 100883 Tags: Microsoft Teams – GCC, Worldwide (Standard Multi-Tenant) Release: December CY2022