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O365 Weekly Digest - 06/17/2019

Every week I'll be posting a quick summary of O365 updates included in the admin weekly digest email that you can sign up for via the admin Message Center: https://admin.microsoft.com/AdminPortal/Home#/MessageCenter - these emails include items posted to the message center over the last week and come out every Monday.

Updates:

Admin Updates

  • Push notifications have been fixed on the iOS mobile app, Android is in progress
  • Public website offerings are being retired in the M365 admin center
  • Intune monthly service release schedule is changing to improve performance and reliability 
You can check out the full list of update below

Email Text

Jun 14

New Feature: SharePoint and Teams: folder in site visibly connected to channel
SharePoint and Teams: folder in site visibly connected to channel is a new Office 365 feature. We'll begin rolling this feature out soon.This message is associated with Microsoft 365 Roadmap ID 30686


Jun 13

Updated Feature: Push notifications on the Microsoft 365 admin mobile app for iOS
We've fixed push notifications on the Microsoft 365 admin mobile app for iOS. We are currently working on fixing the Android experience, as well, and will communicate when it is available.


Jun 13

New Feature: Teams Information Barriers
Information barriers is a new Office 365 feature. This feature, initially released as a preview (MC178647), will be generally available in late June 2019 . Information barriers requires administrator action to enable.This message is associated with Microsoft 365 Roadmap ID 50586


Jun 13

We are retiring the Public website 3rd party link from the M365 Admin center
Major Update: General Availability rollout started
We will be retiring the Public website 3rd party offerings link from the M365 Admin center beginning July 15, 2019.


Jun 13

UPDATED - We’re making a change to non-delivery report notifications
Update June 13, 2019: This roll out has taken longer than originally planned and we will now complete the roll out by the end of June. Beginning on March 20, 2019, if after multiple attempts we’re unable to send or deliver a message sent by one of your users, we’ll send them a bounce message about it within 24 hours instead of 48 hours.


Jun 12

Update: Monthly service release schedule for Intune
Starting with the 1906 or the June release of the Intune service, Intune is updating roll out schedule slightly, to improve service performance and provide a better, more reliable experience.


Jun 11

New Feature: Outlook mobile continues to add Enterprise requested capabilities
We are starting to roll out several capabilities Outlook for iOS and Android that address the email and calendar needs for Enterprise customers.The added capabilities are related to the following Microsoft 365 roadmap IDs:Shared Mailbox 32571 and 32572Enhanced access to files in Outlook for iOS 33156Calendar Search 33120 and 33121Local calendar sync to Outlook for Android 44620


Jun 10

Updated Feature: Yammer push notifications
We are improving our Push Notifications on mobile by encrypting end to end. We will begin rolling out this feature soon.


Jun 10

Dynamics 365 and Power Platform - 2019 release wave 2 plan has been published
On June 10, 2019, the release plans (formerly known as the release notes) were published with the initial list of features for Dynamics 365 and Power Platform. The release plan provides you with early visibility to get ready for the updates planned from October 2019 to March 2020.


Jun 10

New Feature: Teams Priority Notifications
Major Update: General Availability rollout started
Priority Notifications is a new Teams feature. We'll begin rolling this feature out soon.This message is associated with Microsoft 365 Roadmap ID 51448.This does not impact Office 365 subscriptions in GCC at this time.

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