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Date Update Type Update Details
2017-04-27 New Feature Status:
In Development

Title:
Flow for document and item approvals

Description:
We are introducing the capability to build Flow processes, integrated with email and the Approval Center, to approve pending items and documents for lists and libraries.
Date Update Type Update Details
2017-04-27 New Feature Status:
In Development

Title:
PowerApps as list forms

Description:
PowerApps can be used to customize list view forms, to replace usage of legacy InfoPath and provide enhanced mobile and data support.
Date Update Type Update Details
2017-04-26 Status Status:
Rolling Out
2017-04-25 New Feature Status:
In Development

Title:
Increasing File Path Limit

Description:
This update for SharePoint Online and OneDrive will increase the file path limit( server relative path) from 260- 400
Date Update Type Update Details
2017-04-27 New Feature Status:
Rolling Out

Title:
Modern list/library web parts

Description:
Modern list library web parts will allow you to embed custom views of a list or library to a modern SharePoint page, alongside previously released parts such as Text, Image or Embed.
Date Update Type Update Details
2017-04-24 New Feature Status:
In Development

Title:
Usage reports update: new report for Microsoft Teams

Description:
New reports in the Office 365 usage dashboard. We continue to add a new usage report on Microsoft Teams to provide you with a complete picture of how your organization is using Office 365.
Date Update Type Update Details
2017-04-18 New Feature Status:
In Development

Title:
In-Product Language Auto-detection

Description:
To highlight localization capabilities in Yammer, users will get an in-product notification (light box pop-up) asking whether their language setting should be set to their browser language.
Date Update Type Update Details
2017-04-13 New Feature Status:
In Development

Title:
DLP alerts enhanced to provide more streamlined notifications

Description:
DLP alerts give admins the ability to be notified when documents and emails violate their organization’s policies. With this upcoming enhancement, instead of sending a notification for every rule violation in a file (which can result in a high volume of notifications), we will instead send a single notification per incident – which includes all policy and rule violations in a given document or email.
Date Update Type Update Details
2017-04-13 New Feature Status:
Launched

Title:
Enhanced Reporting UI & Dashboard in Secuirty & Compliance Center

Description:
A new reporting dashboard for Data Loss Protection & Advanced Threat Protection is now available in the Security & Compliance Center within Office 365.  This new dashboard and the enhanced reporting UI enables greater visibility and control over your security and policies.
Date Update Type Update Details
2017-04-13 New Feature Status:
In Development

Title:
Advanced Threat Protection Status

Description:
Rich reporting on the malware catch across Exchange Online Protection and Advanced Threat Protection, detailed reporting on Advanced Threat Protection detonation results for Safe Attachments, and reporting on links that are flagged and blocked by Safe Links.
Date Update Type Update Details
2017-04-13 New Feature Status:
In Development

Title:
Parent and Guardian links, Permissions in the Collaboration Space in OneNote Class Notebook

Description:
These capabilities include the ability for teachers to create read-only Parent and Guardian links, Permissions in the Collaboration Space to allow project based learning, and the ability to remove student content when removing student permissions in a Class Notebook.
Date Update Type Update Details
2017-04-13 New Feature Status:
Launched

Title:
Microsoft Forms shared forms navigation

Description:
The Other forms portal allows form designers to access all the forms they’ve opened via the Share to collaborate link. In other words, you can get back to “other people’s forms” without having to find the original email, IM conversation or other places where you originally opened the form.
Date Update Type Update Details
2017-04-13 New Feature Status:
Launched

Title:
Microsoft Forms custom background image

Description:
Now, you can customize the background of your form by inserting an image from Bing and OneDrive, or uploading an image from your local computer.
Date Update Type Update Details
2017-04-13 New Feature Status:
Launched

Title:
Embed Microsoft Forms into OneNote Online

Description:
Now, you can embed a form into OneNote Online in just a couple of steps. Under the OneNote Insert menu, click Forms, and then in the Forms for OneNote pane, select a form.
Date Update Type Update Details
2017-04-13 New Feature Status:
Launched

Title:
Microsoft Forms math and auto-grade support

Description:
We improved Microsoft Forms to be more collaborative and productive, by adding the following top-requested capabilities:CollaborationGradingMathIntelligence
Date Update Type Update Details
2017-04-24 New Feature Status:
Rolling Out

Title:
Outlook Customer Manager

Description:
Outlook Customer Manager helps small businesses track and grow relationships with customers right within Outlook. It gives you a complete view of your interactions with each customer, helps you track tasks and deals in progress, and surfaces timely reminders – all next to your inbox where you need these.  Now stay on top of your customer relationships, without any need to install or learn separate tools. Included at no extra cost to Office 365 Business Premium subscribers, Outlook Customer Manager is a cloud-powered solution designed especially for the needs of small businesses. It is available in 39 languages in Outlook for Windows, iOS, and on the web. A mobile app for iOS is coming soon.  Outlook Customer Manager is now rolling out to all Office 365 Business Premium customers worldwide. Once it has rolled out to your Office 365 account, you will see an icon for it in the home tab in Outlook 2016 for Windows. Just click the icon to get started. Learn more at msft.social/zLJpVn
Date Update Type Update Details
2017-04-05 New Feature Status:
In Development

Title:
US Gov: Advanced Data Governance

Description:
Advanced Data Governance in Office 365 will intelligently bring this information overload under control and support our customers’ ability to achieve organizational compliance. By leveraging machine assisted insights we will help organizations stay compliant and reduce risk by finding and keeping what’s important while leaving behind redundant, obsolete and trivial content (ROT).
Date Update Type Update Details
2017-04-05 New Feature Status:
In Development

Title:
US Gov: Office 365 Threat Intelligence

Description:
Office 365 Threat Intelligence is a cloud-based service that provides organizations broad visibility into their threat landscape, delivering actionable insights, enabling proactive cyber-defense.  Through the rich reporting and recommnendations offered by Threat Intelligence, organization’s can make data driven decisions on their cybersecurity requirements, gaining insight into where threats manifest, who is being threatened, the types of threats, and the frequency of these threats.  Threat Intelligence provides security policy recommendations leveraging Microsoft’s industry leading AI.  This deep level of information enables Admins to design optimal cyber-defense which can ultimately help reduce IT costs.
Date Update Type Update Details
2017-04-05 New Feature Status:
In Development

Title:
Advanced Security Management – App Permission Alerts

Description:
Policies can be created to alert you that a user has granted an application permission to their Office 365 information
Date Update Type Update Details
2017-04-05 New Feature Status:
In Development

Title:
Advanced Security Management – Power BI Activity Support

Description:
Anomaly and activity policies can be written to consider activities that are taken in Power BI
Date Update Type Update Details
2017-04-05 New Feature Status:
In Development

Title:
Advanced Security Management - Yammer Activity Support

Description:
Anomaly and activity policies can be written to consider activities that are taken in Yammer
Date Update Type Update Details
2017-04-05 New Feature Status:
In Development

Title:
Advanced Security Management – Skype for Business Activity Support

Description:
Anomaly and activity policies can be written to consider activities that are taken in Skype for Business
Date Update Type Update Details
2017-04-05 New Feature Status:
In Development

Title:
Advanced Security Management – EU Datacenter Expansion

Description:
Advanced Security Management will be hosted in the Microsoft EU datacenter region
Date Update Type Update Details
2017-04-05 New Feature Status:
In Development

Title:
Advanced Security Management - Role Based Access Control Support

Description:
Support will be added for users to be assigned specific roles that give them access to specific features of Advanced Security Management
Date Update Type Update Details
2017-04-05 New Feature Status:
In Development

Title:
Advanced Security Management – SOC2 Certification

Description:
Advanced Security Management will receive SOC2 certification
Date Update Type Update Details
2017-04-05 New Feature Status:
In Development

Title:
Usage reports update: Reporting role

Description:
We continue to update the usage reporting experience to provide you with a complete picture of how your organization is using Office 365.The new reporting role is meant for those who are tasked with Office 365 reporting and data analysis as well as those driving usage and adoption within their organization. This new reporting role gives a user access only to the usage reports in the Office 365 admin center and the data responsible for those reports under der Microsoft Graph API.
Date Update Type Update Details
2017-04-05 New Feature Status:
In Development

Title:
Office 365 Groups: Receive group suggestions and options to upgrade your DLs via email

Description:
Users will receive an email that contains group suggestions for them to view and join. In addition, this email will also show suggestions for DLs that can be upgraded to groups in Outlook.
Date Update Type Update Details
2017-04-05 New Feature Status:
Launched

Title:
Usage reports update: New export capabilities

Description:
We’re adding new export capabilities to the usage reports in the Office 365 admin center. Admins can now export the data from the organization wide activity charts at the top of each usage report. By clicking or tapping the Export link, the data for the selected time period will be exported into an Excel .csv file, enabling admins to get this data into a csv to further analyze or easily share the chart data with others. The export will contain data for the selected reporting period.
Date Update Type Update Details
2017-04-05 New Feature Status:
In Development

Title:
Advanced Data Governance Events Based Retention

Description:
Allows customers to create events that will trigger the retention period of content in Office 365 Advanced Data Governance for records management purposes. For example, retention period of a contract will begin after the project completion date.
Date Update Type Update Details
2017-04-05 New Feature Status:
In Development

Title:
Advanced Data Governance Manual Disposition

Description:
Use new Records Management controls in Office 365 Advanced Data Governance to define manual review and disposition processes of records in your organization.
Date Update Type Update Details
2017-04-05 New Feature Status:
In Development

Title:
Safe Links in Office 365 ProPlus

Description:
Safe Links in Office 365 Advanced Threat Protection now extends protection to Office 365 ProPlus desktop clients. When a user clicks a link in Office 365 client applications including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint, Advanced Threat Protection will inspect the link to see if it is malicious. If the link is malicious, the user will be redirected to a warning page instead of the original target URL. This new capability further integrates and expands security across Office 365.
Date Update Type Update Details
2017-04-24 New Feature Status:
In Development

Title:
Introducing the new Office 365 Group Card

Description:
We’re improving the way Outlook on the web users interact with Office 365 Groups with a newly refreshed group card that gives you easy access to all the components of a group, such as conversations, calendar, notebook, files, planner, and so on. You'll be able to easily join, leave, follow and un-follow groups at your convenience. Look for more components and features in the future with our new, refreshed look! It will start gradually rolling out to customers in First Release, and we will monitor usage and feedback as we continue to increase the usage base that sees the new design.
Date Update Type Update Details
2017-04-21 Status Status:
Launched
2017-03-28 New Feature Status:
In Development

Title:
Copy to Sent Items for both Principal and Delegate

Description:
When someone who has a Send-as or Send-on-behalf-of permission (the delegate) to another user's mailbox (the principal) currently sends an email as or on-behalf-of the principal, only the delegate has the email stored in his/her Sent Items folder.  Now, via PowerShell, this behavior can be modified so that both the delegate and the principal have a copy stored in their Sent Items folders.
Date Update Type Update Details
2017-03-28 New Feature Status:
Rolling Out

Title:
OneNote Ink Math Assistant now with graphing

Description:
OneNote can now graph handwritten equations and even let you manipulate variables to see the visual effect of changes. It can also teach you the steps to solve systems of equations. This expanded built-in intelligence within OneNote makes it an even more powerful math coach to help you learn in context.
Date Update Type Update Details
2017-04-05 New Feature Status:
Rolling Out

Title:
Increasing Project Online Site Limits to 30,000

Description:
We are increasing the number of supported projects sites in Project Online to 30,000. For more details, please read the Office blog post.
Date Update Type Update Details
2017-04-05 New Feature Status:
Rolling Out

Title:
Increasing Project Online Limits to 30,000

Description:
We are increasing the number of supported projects in Project Online to 30,000. For more details, please visit the Office blog post.
Date Update Type Update Details
2017-04-05 Description Description:
We are making improvements to Project Center to decrease the load time and make it scale when you have access to more projects. For more details, please read the Office blog post.
2017-03-28 New Feature Status:
Rolling Out

Title:
Project Center Scale and Performance Improvements

Description:
We are making improvements to Project Center to decrease the load time and make it scale when you have access to more projects.
Date Update Type Update Details
2017-03-22 New Feature Status:
In Development

Title:
Improvements to Yammer Mobile Sign-up for iPhone

Description:
As part of the on-going initiative to improve the Yammer onboarding experience, Yammer will improve the mobile sign-up experience for iPhone, including enabling the initial sign-up of Yammer on mobile for deskless workers.
Date Update Type Update Details
2017-03-22 New Feature Status:
In Development

Title:
Yammer Polls on Android

Description:
As part of the ongoing initiative to improve the mobile experience, Yammer will be rolling out polls on Android (viewing and voting).
Date Update Type Update Details
2017-04-05 New Feature Status:
In Development

Title:
Yammer Connectors

Description:
Yammer will build connectors which will give developers the ability to integrate 3rd party apps in group workflows.
Date Update Type Update Details
2017-04-21 Description Description:
Selecting a Group classification is now available when creating or editing a group across the following Office 365 applications: Outlook, SharePoint, Planner, Teams, Yammer and StaffHub.
2017-03-22 Title
Description
Title:
Office 365 Groups: classification is available when creating or modifying a group across apps

Description:
Selecting a Group classification is now available when creating or editing a group across the following Office 365 applications: Outlook, SharePoint, Planner, Yammer and StaffHub.
2017-03-16 New Feature Status:
In Development

Title:
Office 365 Groups: Groups classification is available when creating a group and integrated with Planner, Teams and Yammer

Description:
Selecting a Group classification is now available when creating a Group. In addition, Group classification is available when creating or editing a Group from within Planner, Teams and Yammer.
Date Update Type Update Details
2017-03-28 New Feature Status:
Launched

Title:
Inking in OneNote Online

Description:
We’ve brought the draw tab to OneNote Online, so you can make your mark with ink or highlighter while taking, reviewing, or editing your notes in the browser.
Date Update Type Update Details
2017-03-16 New Feature Status:
In Development

Title:
US Gov: Microsoft Teams

Description:
Microsoft Teams is the chat-based workspace in Office 365.  It is a smarter way of working as an essential hub for your chats, content, people and tools to keep the team connected. Microsoft Teams will be made available to Office 365 US Government Community (GCC) subscribers as soon necessary compliance is achieved.
Date Update Type Update Details
2017-03-22 Title
Description
Title:
Office 365 Groups: default classification and classification description

Description:
Enables administrators to set default Office 365 Groups classification at the tenant level using PowerShell cmdlets. In addition, administrators will be able to provide a description for each of the defined classifications.
2017-03-16 New Feature Status:
In Development

Title:
Office 365 Groups: IT Administrators can specify Group classification descriptions and set a default classification

Description:
Improvements to the Groups classification setting enables IT Administrators to specify classification descriptions and set a default classification using PowerShell.
Date Update Type Update Details
2017-04-24 New Feature Status:
Launched

Title:
Microsoft To-Do, now available in Preview

Description:
Microsoft To-Do is an intelligent task management app that makes it easy to plan and manage your day. Whether you’re planning for work or home, Office 365 integration and To-Do’s intelligent Suggestions help you manage, priortize and complete the most important things you want to achieve, every day. Microsoft To-Do is available for iPhone, Android, Windows 10 and Web, so you can access your to-dos from anywhere.
Date Update Type Update Details
2017-03-16 New Feature Status:
In Development

Title:
Office 365 Secure Score - Ability to ignore a control

Description:
Office 365 Secure Score will support the option to allow a customer to ignore a control and have it not count towards the denominator of their score.
Date Update Type Update Details
2017-03-16 New Feature Status:
In Development

Title:
Office 365 Secure Score - Ability to tag a control as met by a 3rd party solution

Description:
Office 365 Secure Score will support the option to tag a security control as met by a 3rd party product and give you the points assigned to that control.
Date Update Type Update Details
2017-03-16 New Feature Status:
Rolling Out

Title:
Automatic creation of Office 365 Group for direct reports

Description:
To help managers collaborate more effectively with their employees, we will automatically create Office 365 Groups containing the manager's direct reports. Managers can easily update, delete, or modify the group at any time.
Date Update Type Update Details
2017-04-25 New Feature Status:
Launched

Title:
Improved Delegation for Windows clients

Description:
New scenarios for Delegation.  For Customers using the latest Skype for Business Windows client (C2R) and Office 365.
Date Update Type Update Details
2017-03-08 New Feature Status:
Launched

Title:
URL Detonation for Office 365 Advanced Threat Protection

Description:
URL Detonation combines the power of Safe Attachments and Safe Links to prevent users from clicking through on malicious linked-to files sent in the body of emails.  If the linked-to URL of a file is determined to be malicious, users are sent a warning on click and blocked from accessing the malicious site.
Date Update Type Update Details
2017-04-05 Description Description:
Dynamic Delivery is a value-added feature for Office 365 Advanced Threat Protection which is currently in Public Preview.  For emails that have attachments, Dynamic Delivery allows delivery of the email body to the recipient while the email attachment is being scanned for any malware.  This feature is unique to Office 365 Advanced Threat Protection, enabling users to maintain productivity while being secure.
2017-03-08 New Feature Status:
Launched

Title:
Dynamic Delivery for Office 365 Threat Protection

Description:
Dynamic Delivery is a value-added feature for Office 365 Advanced Threat Protection.  For emails that have attachments, Dynamic Delivery allows delivery of the email body to the recipient while the email attachment is being scanned for any malware.  This feature is unique to Office 365 Advanced Threat Protection, enabling users to maintain productivity while being secure.
Date Update Type Update Details
2017-04-13 Status Status:
Launched
2017-03-08 New Feature Status:
In Development

Title:
Office 365 Threat Intelligence

Description:
Office 365 Threat Intelligence is a cloud-based service that provides organizations broad visibility into their threat landscape, delivering actionable insights, enabling proactive cyber-defense.  Through the rich reporting and recommnendations offered by Threat Intelligence, organization’s can make data driven decisions on their cybersecurity requirements, gaining insight into where threats manifest, who is being threatened, the types of threats, and the frequency of these threats.  Threat Intelligence provides security policy recommendations leveraging Microsoft’s industry leading AI.  This deep level of information enables Admins to design optimal cyber-defense which can ultimately help reduce IT costs.
Date Update Type Update Details
2017-03-08 New Feature Status:
In Development

Title:
Skype for Business on Mac - June Update

Description:
Skype for Business on Mac - June Update
Date Update Type Update Details
2017-03-08 New Feature Status:
In Development

Title:
Skype for Business on Mac - May Update

Description:
Skype for Business on Mac - May Update
Date Update Type Update Details
2017-03-08 New Feature Status:
Launched

Title:
Sway Autoplay

Description:
Office 365 users can now set their Sways to play automatically. This is a great feature for presentations, event kiosks, and other displays.
Date Update Type Update Details
2017-03-22 Status Status:
Launched
2017-03-02 New Feature Status:
Rolling Out

Title:
Visio Online

Description:
Visio Online is the new way to view Visio diagrams in a web browser.  Users will be able to easily share their processes, floor plans, organizational structure and more with anyone across the organization.  Existing users of Visio Web Access will see an upgraded experience with reliability and performance improvements, a modern UI and richer consumption capabilities for their .vsdx and .vsdm files. Additionally, we are extending this support to .vsd files.
Date Update Type Update Details
2017-03-08 Status Status:
Launched
2017-02-25 New Feature Status:
Rolling Out

Title:
Office 365 Group member who sends email to the group will not receive that email in their individual inbox

Description:
An Office 365 Group member who sends email to the group will no longer receive that email in their individual inbox.Previously, when a member of an Office 365 group that was subscribed to the group - i.e., they receive emails to the group in their individual inbox as well as in the group's shared inbox - sent an email to that group, the member would receive a copy of their email in their individual inbox.
Date Update Type Update Details
2017-02-25 New Feature Status:
In Development

Title:
SharePoint Online - personalized search from SharePoint home in Office 365

Description:
The search experience from the SharePoint home page in Office 365 (you get there by clicking the "SharePoint" tile in the Office 365 app launcher; when you start typing in the upper-left hand search text box) will become a more personalized experience based on the relevancy of who you work with and what you are working on. Personalized Search first helps you get back to what you were doing—when you click in the Search text box and before you type anything, you will see result items appear based on your most recent work. As you type, you'll see a refinement of results related to the keywords you enter; AND it helps discover new information—once you press Return, you enter the discovery phase where you are searching content, people (based on name and expertise), and sites from throughout your organization. Content is presented in the order of what is most relevant to you. For example, documents by people you work with will typically rank higher than documents by other people. Similarly, documents on SharePoint sites you work on would be ranked higher.
Date Update Type Update Details
2017-02-25 New Feature Status:
In Development

Title:
SharePoint home page in Office 365 - People Cards

Description:
People Cards bring intelligent, Delve-like experiences to Office 365 apps (like Outlook on the Web, SharePoint Online document libraries and OneDrive for Business), right in the context of your work. When you hover over a person’s name or image, people cards expands to reveal contact information, organizational relationships and documents they have been working on.Now, People cards will appear on the SharePoint home page in Office 365 (you get there by clicking the "SharePoint" tile in the Office 365 app launcher). See a person’s name or photo, and simply hover over to learn more about them and the work they do. People cards are within reach where you are working and will help you prepare and stay informed throughout your day.
Date Update Type Update Details
2017-02-25 New Feature Status:
In Development

Title:
SharePoint app for Windows 10 Mobile - team news rollup

Description:
If you use the SharePoint app on Windows 10 Mobile, you will soon get the mobile experience of team news. When you tap the News tab, you will see a list of aggregated news using the intelligence of the Microsoft Graph from the sites you work in, the sites you follow and the sites your colleagues work in. SharePoint app on Windows 10 Mobile gives you one place to catch up on the news from across your intranet. That’s your news in your pocket!
Date Update Type Update Details
2017-02-25 New Feature Status:
In Development

Title:
SharePoint mobile app for Android - team news rollup

Description:
If you use the SharePoint mobile app on Android, you will soon get the mobile experience of team news. When you tap the News tab, you will see a list of aggregated news using the intelligence of the Microsoft Graph from the sites you work in, the sites you follow and the sites your colleagues work in. SharePoint mobile on Android gives you one place to catch up on the news from across your intranet. That’s your news in your pocket!
Date Update Type Update Details
2017-03-16 New Feature Status:
In Development

Title:
Modern library field view customization

Description:
Support field level formatting and scripting for modern list and library pages.
Date Update Type Update Details
2017-04-27 Status Status:
Launched
2017-02-25 New Feature Status:
Rolling Out

Title:
Integrated modern file copy for 500MB files

Description:
Expanded scope of modern file copy for SharePoint and OneDrive for Business to cover files up to 500MB total size; copy in place; and support multiple file download to a single Zip file.
Date Update Type Update Details
2017-02-25 New Feature Status:
Previously Released

Title:
Modern file copy for SharePoint and OneDrive targets

Description:
Integrate a modern library command bar to enable:Copy across libraries within the siteCopy across team sitesCopy from team sites to OneDrive for Business (ODB)Copy from ODB to ODB
Date Update Type Update Details
2017-04-05 Description Description:
By popular request, we’ve introduced a weekly digest so that you can review Message Center communications via email. Important notifications from the Office 365 team should be available where you do work – your inbox. Don’t forget, Message Center can be accessed in the Admin Center, Admin Mobile App, and Service Communications API, as well as the new Message Center Weekly Digest. The weekly digest capability is currently available to Office 365 admins who are configured for First Release in tenants set to English.
2017-03-16 Description Description:
By popular request, we’ve introduced a weekly digest so that you can review Message Center communications via email. It is easy to share an email with other interested parties without granting access to the Admin Center, and important notifications from the Office 365 team should be available where you do work – your inbox. Don’t forget, Message Center can be accessed in the Admin Center, Admin Mobile App, and Service Communications API, as well as the new Message Center Weekly Digest. The weekly digest capability is currently available to Office 365 admins who are configured for First Release in tenants set to English.
2017-02-25 New Feature Status:
Rolling Out

Title:
Office 365 Message Center Weekly Digest

Description:
By popular request, we’ve introduced a weekly digest so that you can review Message Center communications via email. It is easy to share an email with other interested parties without granting access to the Admin Center, and important notifications from the Office 365 team should be available where you do work – your inbox. Don’t forget, Message Center can be accessed in the Admin Center, Admin Mobile App, and Service Communications API, as well as the new Message Center Weekly Digest. The weekly digest capability is currently available to Office 365 admins who are set to First Release in tenants with more than 50 subscribed users.
Date Update Type Update Details
2017-02-22 New Feature Status:
In Development

Title:
User Education for Dormant Yammer Networks

Description:
As part of the on-going initiative to improve the Yammer onboarding experience, Yammer will make it easier for the first few users in new Yammer networks to get a good group started.
Date Update Type Update Details
2017-03-22 Title Title:
Mailbox Plan Enhancements
2017-03-16 Status Status:
Rolling Out
2017-02-22 New Feature Status:
In Development

Title:
Mailbox Plan pre-configuration improvements

Description:
Mailbox Plans allows the administrator to customize and pre-configure several mailbox properties that will be set on a mailbox at the time it is created. This feature extends the set of properties that are allowed to be configured.
Date Update Type Update Details
2017-04-21 Status Status:
Launched
2017-02-22 New Feature Status:
In Development

Title:
Office 365 Groups support in Outlook for iOS and Android

Description:
Outlook for iOS & Android will support Office 365 Groups. Users will be able to view all of their groups, read/compose/reply to conversations and manage group settings.
Date Update Type Update Details
2017-03-08 New Feature Status:
In Development

Title:
Flow Integration for Document Libraries

Description:
We are enhancing the connector from SharePoint to PowerApps and Flow.  We are adding write support for people, choice, and lookup columns for Microsoft Flow, and supporting connections to lists other than custom lists. Microsoft Flow will also be able to connect to SharePoint document libraries and use/set metadata columns.
Date Update Type Update Details
2017-04-13 New Feature Status:
In Development

Title:
Sway Sharing to Multiple Contacts

Description:
Office 365 subscribers can now select multiple company contacts or add specific people to share to right from within Sway.
Date Update Type Update Details
2017-03-08 New Feature Status:
Launched

Title:
Sway Closed Captioning

Description:
You can now add captions to your audio and video files in Sway.
Date Update Type Update Details
2017-02-25 Status
Title
Description
Status:
In Development

Title:
Forms for Excel in EDU

Description:
The survey function in Excel will now be powered by Microsoft Forms, and renamed “Forms for Excel”. The updated experience will come with new features and service reliability improvements, but will not include co-authoring and formatting capabilities at launch.
2017-02-22 New Feature Status:
Launched

Title:
Sway Auto-Play Mode

Description:
Office 365 subscribers can now set Sways to auto-play so it continually loops through for viewers.
Date Update Type Update Details
2017-02-22 New Feature Status:
Launched

Title:
Sway Audio Recording

Description:
You can now add audio recordings to your Sways. Insert an audio card and record the sound, music, or narration you want to add.
Date Update Type Update Details
2017-02-25 New Feature Status:
In Development

Title:
SharePoint Online - personalized news on the SharePoint home page in Office 365

Description:
Today, you have an aggregate, personalized view of team news coming to you on your SharePoint mobile app - team news that comes from across all your active team sites. You now will be able to view this same aggregate of news article at the top of the SharePoint home page in Office 365 (where you land when you click the "SharePoint" tile within the Office 365 app launcher). This makes the SharePoint home in Office 365 the best place to see what's happening in all the sites and portals you interact with and track, perform enterprise-wide search, and now consume all the news happening around you.
Date Update Type Update Details
2017-02-22 New Feature Status:
In Development

Title:
Delve - new entry point: delve.office.com

Description:
Get to Delve more easily by typing in the new, easy-to-remember entry point to content & people search and discovery; type delve.office.com, sign in and you're into the new Delve experience. Users will now get a more personalized view of content trending around their work social sphere, that now includes documents from Office 365 Groups, modern attachments from Outlook, and more.
Date Update Type Update Details
2017-04-05 Status Status:
Rolling Out
2017-03-22 Title
Description
Title:
MyAnalytics Outlook add-in update – insights feed

Description:
The MyAnalytics Outlook add-in will be updated to provide more in the work flow assistance with a feed of productivity insights. For example, the add-in will provide you a weekly forecast, help you proactively schedule focus time for your big rocks, summarize unread email from Important people you’ve pinned, and provide new dwell time insights around quality of email engagement.
2017-02-22 New Feature Status:
In Development

Title:
MyAnalytics Outlook add-in update – proactive feed

Description:
The MyAnalyticsOutlook add-in will be updated to provide more in the work flow assistance withwork effectiveness insights derived from your MyAnalytics goals and dashboard.For example, the add-in will provide you a weekly forecast, help youpro-actively schedule focus time for your big rocks, provide a view of unreadmail from the important people you have pinned to your dashboard, and providedeeper email insights around quality of email engagement.
Date Update Type Update Details
2017-04-25 Status Status:
Launched
2017-04-13 Title
Description
Title:
File Sharing during chat for SfB on Mac

Description:
April updates for the Skype for Business on Mac including File Transfers in chat
2017-03-08 Description Description:
April Update for the Skype for Business on Mac client.
2017-02-22 New Feature Status:
In Development

Title:
Skype for Business on Mac April Update

Description:
April Update for the Skype for Business on Mac client including P2P File Transfers.
Date Update Type Update Details
2017-03-28 New Feature Status:
In Development

Title:
Microsoft Kaizala Commercial GA in India

Description:
Microsoft Kaizala is an app for mobile-only workers that enables you to connect and get work done across your network – your team, organization, vendors, partners customers and other contacts
Date Update Type Update Details
2017-04-05 Status Status:
Cancelled
2017-02-22 New Feature Status:
In Development

Title:
FastTrack | Data Migration Service from On-Premises SharePoint 2010 to SharePoint Online and OneDrive for Business

Description:
FastTrack will offer data migration service to migrate Team Sites and My Sites from On-Premise SharePoint 2010 environment to SharePoint Online and/or OneDrive for Business. This would be a limited time Offer and would be available to customers with at least 150 licenses for an eligible service or plan for your Office 365 tenant. Government Cloud Customers are excluded. The details on the scope & Terms of the Offer would be published closer to the Offer launch time frame.
Date Update Type Update Details
2017-02-07 New Feature Status:
In Development

Title:
Service Health Dashboard Update: text/ email notifications

Description:
We're adding enhancements to the Service Health Dashboard in the Office 365 admin center: In product messaging —The new Service health dashboard will enable you to make your end users aware of service incidents and inform them about possible workaround solutions through optional in product notifications.
Date Update Type Update Details
2017-02-07 New Feature Status:
In Development

Title:
Groups of conditions and configurable logical operators in DLP rules

Description:
Ability to group complex sets of conditions and choosing logical operators between and within them.  This will help you create more advanced policies and reduce the number of polices that you have.
Date Update Type Update Details
2017-02-07 New Feature Status:
In Development

Title:
Real time policy tips in SharePoint Online and OneDrive for Business

Description:
We are enhancing DLP’s block access feature with a new option that allows organizations to block SharePoint Online and OneDrive for Business users right in the Share dialog – preventing them from exposing sensitive documents with guest or external users in real time.
Date Update Type Update Details
2017-03-28 Status Status:
Launched
2017-02-07 New Feature Status:
In Development

Title:
Simplified DLP administration experience

Description:
The DLP administrative experience is being updated to make it easier to use for people who are new to creating policies.
Date Update Type Update Details
2017-02-07 New Feature Status:
In Development

Title:
Large dictionary and unique match support in DLP policies and custom sensitive types

Description:
DLP will now support keyword dictionaries of 100,000+ terms, providing some out of the box (eg. medical lexicons for HIPAA) or ability to create your own.  This will enhance your ability to discover sensitive content and enable you to better detect general or keyword-based content.
Date Update Type Update Details
2017-02-07 New Feature Status:
In Development

Title:
Enhanced HIPAA protection in Office 365 DLP and Retention

Description:
More advanced and accurate detection of HIPAA content built-in to Office 365 DLP and Preservation policies.  You can now accurately detect and protect your organization’s HIPAA-related content, and you can customize the matching behavior to meet your organization’s specific requirements
Date Update Type Update Details
2017-04-13 New Feature Status:
In Development

Title:
Yammer User Activity and Device Activity reporting in Power BI

Description:
Yammer groups reporting data will be made accessible via Power BI content packs.
Date Update Type Update Details
2017-02-07 New Feature Status:
Previously Released

Title:
Yammer Device Usage Reporting in O365

Description:
Device usage reporting for Yammer will be made available and viewable on the Office 365 usage reporting portal.
Date Update Type Update Details
2017-04-05 New Feature Status:
In Development

Title:
Yammer Suggested Groups on Android

Description:
As part of the ongoing initiative to improve the mobile experience, Yammer will be adding suggested groups to the group directory on Android.
Date Update Type Update Details
2017-02-25 New Feature Status:
Launched

Title:
Yammer Suggested Groups on iOS

Description:
As part of the ongoing initiative to improve the mobile experience, Yammer will be adding suggested groups to the group directory on iOS.
Date Update Type Update Details
2017-02-07 New Feature Status:
In Development

Title:
Yammer Desktop Client

Description:
Yammer will develop a desktop client for Windows 7, 10 and Mac.
Date Update Type Update Details
2017-01-27 New Feature Status:
In Development

Title:
Delve - personalized search

Description:
The search experience within Delve - when you start typing in the upper-left hand search text box - will become a more personalized; based more on the relevancy of who you work with and what you are working on. There are two main phases of this personalized search, recovery and discovery. Recovery starts as you click into the search text box, before even typing anything, you will see search items based on your most recent work. And as you type, you'll see a refinement of recent work items related to the keyword(s) you used. Once you hit return, you enter the discovery side of search across Office 365. This is where you are now searching content, people, sites from throughout your enterprise – presented to you in order based on what is most relevant to you.
Date Update Type Update Details
2017-01-26 New Feature Status:
Rolling Out

Title:
Simplified sharing from OneDrive for Business from the web

Description:
We’re updating the user experience for sharing files and folders in OneDrive for Business from the web.  This new sharing experience simplifies the flow of emailing links to colleagues and guests and copying links to the clipboard. Like the original experience, the new experience presents two choices to users who want to share: type email addresses to send a link in email, or copy a link to the clipboard. Both the “Share” and “Get a link” command support all three types of links in OneDrive, including anonymous access links (accessible by anyone), company shareable links (accessible to those within your organization) and restricted links (accessible to a custom set of users both in and outside your organization). This allows users to more easily choose their method of sharing (email or copying to clipboard) while retaining the full set of permissions choices. As always, the new sharing experience respects all IT sharing and access policies that are in place, so users will be able to get their work done while complying with the practices established by their IT administrators. It is rolling out to customers this month and we expect it to be complete in February.
Date Update Type Update Details
2017-02-07 Status Status:
Launched
2017-01-24 New Feature Status:
In Development

Title:
Changes to Yammer Group Types

Description:
To pave the way for O365 groups integration, Yammer will be changing its group types to align with O365 group concepts.
Date Update Type Update Details
2017-02-22 Status Status:
Rolling Out
2017-01-27 New Feature Status:
In Development

Title:
Calendar events for groups in Outlook

Description:
Users will receive calendar invitations for the Office 365 Groups they've joined, directly in their inbox.  This will replace the current behavior, which required users to manually add groups in Outlook events to their individual calendars.
Date Update Type Update Details
2017-03-08 Description Description:
We're bringing groups in Outlook to Outlook for Mac. Users will be able to read/compose/reply to conversations, manage group settings, and find the group resources link in the group contact card.
2017-01-27 New Feature Status:
In Development

Title:
Mac: Support for groups in Outlook

Description:
We're bringing groups in Outlook to Outlook for Mac. Users will be able to read/compose/reply to conversations and manage group settings.
Date Update Type Update Details
2017-03-28 Status Status:
Launched
2017-03-16 Description Description:
If an Office 365 Group is deleted, tenant administrators will have the ability to restore the group via PowerShell. At a later date, the Exchange Admin Center will have this capability as well.
2017-01-27 New Feature Status:
In Development

Title:
Recover deleted Office 365 Group via Powershell

Description:
If an Office 365 Group is deleted, tenant adminizstrators will have the ability to restore the group via Powershell. At a later date, the Exchange Admin Console will have this capability as well.
Date Update Type Update Details
2017-01-27 New Feature Status:
In Development

Title:
Find and upgrade eligible Exchange Online Distribution Lists

Description:
Groups in Outlook are more than a distribution list - even new members get access to past conversations and attachment. Using the Exchange Admin Console, tenant administrators can easily identify all DLs that can be upgraded to Office 365 Groups, and upgrade one or  more eligible DLs at the same time. Exchange cmdlets will also be available for this purpose.
Date Update Type Update Details
2017-01-27 New Feature Status:
In Development

Title:
Distribution List owners can upgrade the DLs they own to Office 365 Groups

Description:
Groups in Outlook provides more functionality than a distribution list - even new members get access to past conversations and attachments and much more. We are making it easier for users who own DLs to upgrade them to Office 365 Groups from Outlook on the web. DL owners will see eligible DLs in the left navigation pane in Outlook on the web, under the 'Groups' section and can click on them to upgrade.
Date Update Type Update Details
2017-01-27 New Feature Status:
In Development

Title:
Add Mail Contact as guest to Office 365 Group

Description:
Office 365 Groups users can add Mail Contacts as Guests to the group.
Date Update Type Update Details
2017-01-27 Description Description:
IT Admins can now grant send-as and send-on-behalf of permissions to members of an Office 365 Group using EAC. Group members who have send-as or send-on-behalf of permissions can use this to send email as the group from Outlook.
2017-01-24 New Feature Status:
Previously Released

Title:
Send-as an Office 365 Group

Description:
IT Admins can now grant send-as and send-on-behalf of permissions to members of an Office 365 Group using EAC. Group members who have send-as or send-on-behalf of permissions can use this to send email as the group from Outlook.  Documentation is here.
Date Update Type Update Details
2017-01-27 Description Description:
We are introducing a new feature for group users to create an invite link for any group they are part of and share it with others. The invite link can be emailed or can be copied and pasted to any other channels. The users who click on this invite link will join the public group automatically and will join private groups on approval from group owners.This feature is available only on Outlook on Web.
2017-01-17 New Feature Status:
Rolling Out

Title:
Office 365 Groups: Invite To Join

Description:
We are introducing a new feature for group users to create an invite link for any group they are part of and share it with others. The invite link can be emailed or can be copied and pasted to any other channels. The users who click on this invite link will join the public group automatically and will join private groups on approval from group owners.
Date Update Type Update Details
2017-04-13 Status
Description
Status:
Launched

Description:
Release Access 2016 Runtime for C2R.Allow O365 users to install Access 2016 Runtime.
2017-01-17 New Feature Status:
In Development

Title:
Release Access 2016 Runtime for C2R

Description:
Release Access 2016 Runtime for C2R.Unblocks O365 users from installing Access 2016 Runtime.
Date Update Type Update Details
2017-02-22 Title Title:
New and Improved Skype for Business Windows Notifications
2017-01-17 New Feature Status:
Rolling Out

Title:
New and Improved Skype for Business Windows Notfications

Description:
This introduces a more modern look and feel for Skype for Business Windows notifications and makes it easier to take quick action on incoming calls / requests.
Date Update Type Update Details
2017-01-17 New Feature Status:
Rolling Out

Title:
Improved Consultative Transfer Workflow

Description:
A new, streamlined workflow for conferring with an executive before transferring a call. Assistants can click a new “Consult” button from the call window, choose who to consult with, perform a consultation and complete the transfer in a single window.
Date Update Type Update Details
2017-02-25 New Feature Status:
In Development

Title:
New Onboarding Emails

Description:
As part of the on-going initiative to improve the Yammer onboarding experience, Yammer will roll out a new series of onboarding emails to new users to help facilitate the onboarding process.
Date Update Type Update Details
2017-04-24 Title
Description
Title:
Usage reports update: new reports for SharePoint, OneDrive, Yammer, and Office Add-Ins

Description:
New reports in the Office 365 usage dashboard. We continue to add new usage reports, including Yammer groups, Office Add-Ins activations, SharePoint clients and OneDrive clients, to provide you with a complete picture of how your organization is using Office 365.
2017-04-05 Title
Description
Title:
Usage reports update: new reports for SharePoint, OneDrive, Yammer, Microsoft Teams and Office Add-Ins

Description:
New reports in the Office 365 usage dashboard. We continue to add new usage reports, including Yammer groups, Microsoft Teams, Office Add-Ins activations, SharePoint clients and OneDrive clients, to provide you with a complete picture of how your organization is using Office 365.
2017-01-12 New Feature Status:
In Development

Title:
Usage reports update: new reports for SharePoint, OneDrive and Yammer

Description:
New reports in the Office 365 usage dashboard. We continue to add new usage reports, including Yammer groups, SharePoint clients and OneDrive clients, to provide you with a complete picture of how your organization is using Office 365.
Date Update Type Update Details
2017-02-07 Status Status:
Launched
2017-01-12 New Feature Status:
In Development

Title:
Usage reports update: new usage report for Yammer clients and export capabilities

Description:
New report in the Office 365 usage dashboard. We continue to include more reports in the new admin center, including a Yammer clients used report, to provide you with a complete picture of how your organization is using Office 365. We're also adding more export capabilities.
Date Update Type Update Details
2017-01-12 New Feature Status:
In Development

Title:
Office 365 eDiscovery Unified Case Management

Description:
Several aspects of case management is now available in SCC with the same modern look and feel and consistent UX flowsPerformance improvements to the case load time and improved discoverability of casesEliminates the need to create separate cases in Advanced eDiscovery. Now, case information from eDiscovery (E3) flows seamlessly into Advanced eDiscovery.
Date Update Type Update Details
2017-04-05 Status Status:
Launched
2017-01-12 New Feature Status:
In Development

Title:
Office 365 eDiscovery RMS Decryption

Description:
Office 365 eDiscovery RMS Decryption will allow encrypted email messages to be automatically decrypted at export time when you choose the MSG Export option.
Date Update Type Update Details
2017-01-12 New Feature Status:
In Development

Title:
Office 365 Advanced eDiscovery Optical Character Recognition (OCR)

Description:
Office 365 Advanced eDiscovery Optical Character Recognition (OCR), enables the extraction of text from images. OCR is supported for loose files, email attachments and embedded images. This feature allows the powerful text analytic capabilities of Advanced eDiscovery, including near-duplicates, email threading, themes and predictive coding, to be applied to image files.
Date Update Type Update Details
2017-02-07 Status
Description
Status:
Launched

Description:
The OneNote team continues to listen to teachers to learn about how we can help them be more productive with our software. Today, we are announcing a set of improvements across OneNote Class Notebook, Learning Tools and Office Lens. All these improvements have come directly from our regular discussions with teachers and include:The availability of Class Notebook Tools on more platforms.Updates for Learning Tools for OneNote—new languages and more.The ability for teachers to give stickers to students in their Class Notebooks.New embeddable content types from partners.Updates for the OneNote Class Notebook and LMS.The availability of Office Lens for iPad, including Learning Tools.
2017-01-12 New Feature Status:
In Development

Title:
Class Notebook Tools for OneNote

Description:
With the Class Notebook Tools for OneNote Online and OneNote for Windows 10, educators using Class Notebooks can do the following:Distribute a page or section     to students in a class with two clicks.Review student work     sequentially.Use the tools to manage     students Class NotebooksAccess useful professional     development and community resources.
Date Update Type Update Details
2017-04-21 Status Status:
Rolling Out
2016-12-27 New Feature Status:
In Development

Title:
Yammer Weekly Discovery Email

Description:
To help users be more connected in their organization, Yammer will be creating a weekly discovery email that alerts user to trending content.
Date Update Type Update Details
2017-04-05 New Feature Status:
In Development

Title:
Yammer Office 365 Group Services for Existing Yammer groups

Description:
As part of the initiative to integrate Yammer with Office 365 Groups, groups services will be extended to existing Yammer groups.
Date Update Type Update Details
2017-04-05 New Feature Status:
In Development

Title:
Yammer Group Transitions on Android

Description:
As part of the ongoing initiative to improve the mobile experience on Yammer and provide feature parity, Android will now support group transitions.
Date Update Type Update Details
2017-03-02 Status Status:
Launched
2016-12-27 New Feature Status:
In Development

Title:
Yammer Group Transitions on iPhone

Description:
As part of the ongoing initiative to improve the mobile experience on Yammer and provide feature parity, iPhone will now support group transitions.
Date Update Type Update Details
2017-01-27 New Feature Status:
In Development

Title:
Yammer Group Workflow on Android

Description:
As part of the ongoing initiative to improve the mobile experience on Yammer and provide feature parity, Android will now support group workflows.
Date Update Type Update Details
2017-02-07 Status Status:
Launched
2017-01-17 Description Description:
As part of the ongoing initiative to improve the mobile experience on Yammer and provide feature parity, iPad will support external groups.
2017-01-12 New Feature Status:
In Development

Title:
Yammer External Groups on iPad

Description:
As part of the ongoing initiative to improve the mobile experience on Yammer and provide feature parity, iPad will support external networks.
Date Update Type Update Details
2017-04-05 New Feature Status:
In Development

Title:
Yammer Group Workflows on iPad

Description:
As part of the ongoing initiative to improve the mobile experience on Yammer and provide feature parity, iPad will support group workflows.
Date Update Type Update Details
2017-04-05 New Feature Status:
In Development

Title:
Yammer iPad Navigational Redesign

Description:
As part of the ongoing initiative to improve the mobile experience on Yammer, the navigational structure for iPad will be redesigned.
Date Update Type Update Details
2016-12-27 New Feature Status:
In Development

Title:
Yammer Group Headers on iPhone

Description:
As part of an ongoing initiative to improve the mobile experience on Yammer and provide feature parity, iPad will now support group headers
Date Update Type Update Details
2016-12-27 New Feature Status:
In Development

Title:
Yammer Group Headers on iPad

Description:
As part of an ongoing initiative to improve the mobile experience on Yammer and provide feature parity, iPad will now have group headers to match the web experience.
Date Update Type Update Details
2017-03-22 Status Status:
Launched
2016-12-27 New Feature Status:
In Development

Title:
Yammer Group Headers on Android

Description:
As part of an ongoing initiative to improve the mobile experience on Yammer and provide feature parity, Android will now support group headers.
Date Update Type Update Details
2017-03-22 Status Status:
In Development
2017-03-16 Status Status:
Launched
2017-01-27 Title
Description
Title:
Yammer Group Header Patterns and Themes

Description:
As part of of Yammer's group header initiative, group header patterns and themes will be made available and rolled out to users.
2017-01-26 New Feature Status:
In Development

Title:
Yammer Group Header Patterns

Description:
As part of of Yammer's group header initiative, group header patterns will be made available and rolled out to users.
Date Update Type Update Details
2016-12-27 New Feature Status:
Launched

Title:
Android navigation bar in Yammer

Description:
As part of the ongoing initiative to improve the mobile experience and to support easier access to core workflows in Yammer, the Android app will introduce a bottom tab bar for navigation to Groups, the Feed, Inbox and Notifications.
Date Update Type Update Details
2016-12-27 New Feature Status:
Launched

Title:
Skype for Business - PSTN Calling for France

Description:
Skype for Business is now offering PSTN calling plans for France.
Date Update Type Update Details
2017-04-05 Status
Description
Status:
Launched

Description:
March GA update includes updated delegation features, improved 1:1 sharing, and better contact management.
2017-03-08 Status
Description
Status:
Cancelled

Description:
March GA update will be skipped. Next update planned for Q2-CY17. Please note the insiders builds are sill available for testing by customers.
2017-02-22 New Feature Status:
In Development

Title:
Skype for Business on Mac March Update

Description:
March updates for the client including Boss/Admin support.
Date Update Type Update Details
2016-12-27 New Feature Status:
Launched

Title:
eDiscovery single PST export

Description:
You can export the results from searching tens of thousands of mailboxes—up to 100 GB of data in a single PST export. The ability to search all mailboxes in the organization and export the results in a single PST export, versus multiple PSTs, helps our customers collect email in an extremely useful format for broad investigations.
Date Update Type Update Details
2016-12-13 New Feature Status:
In Development

Title:
Docs.com Admin Controls

Description:
Docs.com is an online service from Microsoft where users can publish and discover Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and other documents. Docs.com is now manageable from the Office 365 Admin Center and meets Category A requirements of the Office 365 Compliance FrameworkTo enable the use of Docs.com, visit the Services and Add-ins page of the Office 365 Admin Center.  No actions are needed if you wish to prohibit users from signing in with their work or school accounts.  Please click here for additional information.
Date Update Type Update Details
2017-03-28 Status Status:
Launched
2017-02-22 New Feature Status:
In Development

Title:
Improved Mobile Notifications

Description:
Yammer will be rolling out improvements to mobile push notifications in Q1 2017.  In addition to @mentions and direct replies, users following a particular thread will get a notification within a certain time period.  If a user hasn't logged in within the last 24 hours, Yammer will send a notification if they have a new follower or a new like in order to encourage re-engagement.
Date Update Type Update Details
2017-02-07 New Feature Status:
Launched

Title:
Skype for Business on Mac Update #3

Description:
The third update for the Skype for Business on Mac client is now available. This release includes P2P desktop sharing, additional USB device support, and several other improvements for the client. please read the blog and release notes included with the client for more details.
Date Update Type Update Details
2017-03-16 Status Status:
Launched
2017-01-26 Title Title:
Default Mailbox size increasing for E3 and E5
2016-12-13 New Feature Status:
Rolling Out

Title:
Default Mailbox size increasing for E3/E5

Description:
The default mailbox size for Exchange Online E3 and E5 users is increasing from 50GB to 100GB. If a mailbox has been assigned a non-default quota (for any of the 3 quota values) then no change is made.  Tenants will be able to increase quotas up to 100GB.
Date Update Type Update Details
2017-02-07 Status Status:
Launched
2016-12-13 New Feature Status:
In Development

Title:
iOS Large Text Support

Description:
Yammer will provide large text support on iOS for any user who has changed their setting on the system level.
Date Update Type Update Details
2017-02-07 Status Status:
Launched
2016-12-13 New Feature Status:
Rolling Out

Title:
Android Keyboard Navigation Support

Description:
Yammer is adding support for keyboard navigation for the Android app.  Users will be able to use the tab key to navigate instead of just using touch.
Date Update Type Update Details
2016-12-13 New Feature Status:
In Development

Title:
Skype for Business IP Phone Firmware

Description:
Updated firmware for IP Phones supporting Skype for Business that provide for an improved end-user experience with calling and manageability.
Date Update Type Update Details
2017-01-24 Status
Description
Status:
Launched

Description:
FastTrack provides onboarding and adoption planning assistance for Microsoft Teams. This expansion will add new FastTrack provided activities to help customer plan, onboard, and drive value with Microsoft Teams.
2016-12-01 New Feature Status:
In Development

Title:
FastTrack expansion for Microsoft Teams

Description:
FastTrack will add onboarding and adoption planning assistance for Microsoft Teams. This expansion will add new FastTrack provided activities to help customer plan, onboard, and drive value with Microsoft Teams.
Date Update Type Update Details
2017-03-08 Status Status:
Launched
2017-02-25 New Feature Status:
In Development

Title:
eDiscovery - Export mail to single folder

Description:
Exporting mail to a single folder is useful for investigations and simulates the outputs from many archiving tools.  Instead of organizing all items into the original folder structure, all emails are placed in a top level folder.  This is convenient for cases when a reviewer wants to review all content in chronological order, they can linearly review each message without having to traverse complex folder structures.
Date Update Type Update Details
2017-01-12 New Feature Status:
In Development

Title:
Migration of Yammer Weekly Digest

Description:
Users who have currently signed up for the Yammer weekly digest will be migrated to the Yammer daily digest.
Date Update Type Update Details
2016-12-01 New Feature Status:
In Development

Title:
Yammer Group Bulk Add

Description:
As part of the on-going initiative to improve the Yammer onboarding experience, Yammer will add group bulk adding for administrators.
Date Update Type Update Details
2016-12-01 New Feature Status:
In Development

Title:
Yammer Group Discovery

Description:
As part of the on-going initiative to improve the Yammer onboarding experience, Yammer aims to improve group discovery for users by A/B testing different UI elements to finetune the optimal user experience.
Date Update Type Update Details
2016-12-13 New Feature Status:
Launched

Title:
Skype for Business on Mac December Update

Description:
Updates for December 2016 include Screen Sharing for Audio calls, VBSS viewing for Office 365 online users, and Single Windows Mode (tabs) chat mode for 2013 Server users. A collection of other improvements have also been made - please consult the release notes when available.
Date Update Type Update Details
2016-12-01 New Feature Status:
In Development

Title:
Yammer Interactive On-Boarding

Description:
As part of the on-going initiative to improve the Yammer onboarding experience, Yammer will introduce an interactive tutorial experience for users when they first get started on Yammer.
Date Update Type Update Details
2017-03-22 Title Title:
Improvements to Yammer Mobile Sign-Up for Android
2016-12-01 New Feature Status:
In Development

Title:
Improvements to Yammer Mobile Sign-Up

Description:
As part of the on-going initiative to improve the Yammer onboarding experience, Yammer will improve the mobile sign-up experience, including enabling initial sign-up of Yammer on mobile for deskless workers.
Date Update Type Update Details
2017-03-22 Title
Description
Title:
Yammer Leverages Office 365 Signals for Group Discovery

Description:
As part of the on-going initiative to improve the Yammer onboarding experience, Yammer plans to leverage Office 365 signals to improve group discovery.
2017-02-25 New Feature Status:
In Development

Title:
Yammer Leverages Office 365 Signals

Description:
As part of the on-going initiative to improve the Yammer onboarding experience, Yammer plans to leverage Office 365 signals to better understand user relationships and to improve group discovery.
Date Update Type Update Details
2016-12-01 New Feature Status:
In Development

Title:
Improvements to Yammer Private Messaging Experience

Description:
Beginning January 2017, we will be rolling out a number of improvements to the private messaging experience on Yammer, as we combine Private Messages and Online Now (chat) into this single, simpler experience. Private messages will soon be readily accessed from the left navigation bar on the home screen, right below the list of groups.
Date Update Type Update Details
2017-01-12 Status Status:
Launched
2016-11-18 New Feature Status:
In Development

Title:
US Gov: Power BI for US Government Cloud

Description:
As the amount of open data grows, the key is turning it into actionable insights that lead to higher-quality decisions. Yet analyzing the skyrocketing quantity of information can be an overwhelming task. Microsoft Power BI is designed to help customers overcome this challenge by making it simple to transform vast amounts of data into rich visuals that can be examined from multiple perspectives. By reviewing data in visual form, governments can more easily identify critical patterns that move their communities forward. This release is specific to the Office 365 US Government Community (GCC), and Power BI is also available as a standalone subscription.
Date Update Type Update Details
2017-02-22 Status
Description
Status:
Launched

Description:
The Office 365 Roadmap is moving to a new home, but the URL is not all that is changing! We are improving the experience on mobile devices and making it easier to quickly review details of roadmap items. By popular request, the items on the roadmap will also include a unique ID, which will be used in the Message Center communications as well. And don’t worry, we will redirect roadmap.office.com to the new site. (Note: Due to an issue with the Office 365 Roadmap website, we made an emergency decision to proceed urgently with the new site. Accessibility fixes will be forthcoming.)
2017-02-07 Description Description:
The Office 365 Roadmap is moving to a new home, but the URL is not all that is changing! We are improving the experience on mobile devices and making it easier to quickly review details of roadmap items. By popular request, the items on the roadmap will also include a unique ID, which will be used in the Message Center communications as well. And don’t worry, we will redirect roadmap.office.com to the new site. (Note: The roadmap site migration is postponed for a few weeks, while we ensure the design is accessible to people of all abilities. Thanks for your patience!)
2016-11-18 New Feature Status:
In Development

Title:
Office 365 Roadmap Refresh

Description:
The Office 365 Roadmap is moving to a new home, but the URL is not all that is changing! We are improving the experience on mobile devices and making it easier to quickly review details of roadmap items. By popular request, the items on the roadmap will also include a unique ID, which will be used in the Message Center communications as well. And don’t worry, we will redirect roadmap.office.com to the new site.
Date Update Type Update Details
2016-11-16 New Feature Status:
In Development

Title:
Service Health Dashboard Update: User Monitoring

Description:
We're adding enhancements to the Service Health Dashboard in the Office 365 admin center: Check the health of your users— On-demand user health checks will allow you to check end user health by running a test against our service. User Monitoring will enable you to proactively monitor specific users and to find out about possible health issues affecting those users right away—often before they might even notice them.
Date Update Type Update Details
2016-11-16 New Feature Status:
In Development

Title:
Service Health Dashboard Update: User level details

Description:
We're adding enhancements to the Service Health Dashboard in the Office 365 admin center: Access user level details— You will also be able to access a full list of impacted users to enable you to drive more targeted communication and support.
Date Update Type Update Details
2017-03-22 Title
Description
Title:
Microsoft Planner in GCC

Description:
Microsoft Planner helps users efficiently organize their teamwork. Teams can create new plans, organize and assign tasks, set due dates and update status. Planner also offers the ability to attach documents to specific tasks, edit them together and have conversations around tasks. Planner’s visual dashboards and email notifications help keep everyone informed on the overall progress of their initiative. Planner will be available in Office 365 US Government Community (GCC) when it meets the compliance commitments of the offering.
2016-11-16 New Feature Status:
In Development

Title:
US Gov: Office 365 Planner

Description:
Office 365 Planner helps users efficiently organize their teamwork. Teams can create new plans, organize and assign tasks, set due dates and update status. Planner also offers the ability to attach documents to specific tasks, edit them together and have conversations around tasks. Planner’s visual dashboards and email notifications help keep everyone informed on the overall progress of their initiative. Planner will be available in Office 365 US Government Community (GCC) when it meets the compliance commitments of the offering.
Date Update Type Update Details
2017-04-18 Status
Description
Status:
Cancelled

Description:
Microsoft Teams is the chat-based workspace in Office 365.  It is a smarter way of working as an essential hub for your chats, content, people and tools to keep the team connected. Teams will be available in Office 365 US Government Community (GCC) once it meets the compliance commitments of the offering. [Setting roadmap item to Cancelled, because this is a duplicate of Feature ID 78367]
2017-02-07 Description Description:
Microsoft Teams is the chat-based workspace in Office 365.  It is a smarter way of working as an essential hub for your chats, content, people and tools to keep the team connected. Teams will be available in Office 365 US Government Community (GCC) once it meets the compliance commitments of the offering.
2016-11-16 New Feature Status:
In Development

Title:
US Gov: Microsoft Teams

Description:
Microsoft Teams is the chat-centered workspace in Office 365.  It is a smarter way of working as an essential hub for your chats, content, people and tools to keep the team connected. Teams will be available in Office 365 US Government Community (GCC) once it meets the compliance commitments of the offering.
Date Update Type Update Details
2017-01-17 Status Status:
Launched
2016-11-16 New Feature Status:
In Development

Title:
US Gov: Office 365 Advanced eDiscovery

Description:
Office 365 Advanced eDiscovery integrates Equivio machine learning, predictive coding and text analytics capabilities to reduce the costs and challenges that come along with sorting through large quantities of data for eDiscovery purposes.In today’s high volume data environment, the eDiscovery process for any given case could involve sorting through thousands of emails, text messages, instant messages and documents to find the small number of files that are most likely to be relevant.Office 365 Advanced eDiscovery reduces the volume of data by eliminating duplicate files, reconstructing email threads and identifying key themes and data relationships. Finally, it enables predictive coding, allowing users to train the system to intelligently explore and analyze large, unstructured data sets and quickly zero in on what is likely to be relevant.This is the release of Office 365 Advanced eDiscovery for Office 365 US Government Community (GCC).
Date Update Type Update Details
2017-03-16 Status Status:
Previously Released
2017-01-17 Status Status:
Launched
2016-11-16 New Feature Status:
In Development

Title:
US Gov: E5 Suite for Office 365 US Government Community

Description:
Office 365 US Government Community is designed for US Federal, State, Local, and Tribal entities, as well as contractors that hold gov data. Services and applications are released once they are compliant with FedRAMP Moderate, IRS 1075, and CJIS requirements, and Microsoft is proud to introduce the E5 suite of productivity services for the Office 365 US Government Community cloud. "G5" includes Advanced Threat Protection, Customer Lockbox, Advanced eDiscovery, Power BI Pro, MyAnalytics, Cloud PBX, and PSTN Conferencing, each of which can also be purchased as an add-on to G3.
Date Update Type Update Details
2017-02-22 Title
Description
Title:
Service Health Dashboard Update: text/ email notifications

Description:
We're adding enhancements to the Service Health Dashboard in the Office 365 admin center: Stay informed through your preferred channel—The new Service health dashboard will enable you to sign up for notifications via text and/or email so that you can monitor the service and track issues through the channel you prefer.
2017-01-21 Title
Description
Title:
Service Health Dashboard Update

Description:
We're adding enhancements to the Service Health Dashboard in the Office 365 admin center: Stay informed through your preferred channel—The new Service health dashboard will enable you to sign up for notifications via text and/or email so that you can monitor the service and track issues through the channel you prefer.Check the health of your users— On-demand user health checks will allow you to check end user health by running a test against our service. User Monitoring will enable you to proactively monitor specific users and to find out about possible health issues affecting those users right away—often before they might even notice them.
2016-11-18 Title
Description
Title:
Service Health Dashboard Update: text/ email notifications

Description:
We're adding enhancements to the Service Health Dashboard in the Office 365 admin center: Stay informed through your preferred channel—The new Service health dashboard will enable you to sign up for notifications via text and/or email so that you can monitor the service and track issues through the channel you prefer.
2016-11-16 Title
Description
Title:
Service Health Dashboard Update

Description:
We're adding enhancements to the Service Health Dashboard in the Office 365 admin center: Stay informed through your preferred channel—The new Service health dashboard will enable you to sign up for notifications via text and/or email so that you can monitor the service and track issues through the channel you prefer.Check the health of your users— On-demand user health checks will allow you to check end user health by running a test against our service. User Monitoring will enable you to proactively monitor specific users and to find out about possible health issues affecting those users right away—often before they might even notice them.
2016-11-16 Title
Description
Title:
Service Health Dashboard Update: text/ email notifications

Description:
We're adding enhancements to the Service Health Dashboard in the Office 365 admin center: Stay informed through your preferred channel—The new Service health dashboard will enable you to sign up for notifications via text and/or email so that you can monitor the service and track issues through the channel you prefer.
2016-11-10 New Feature Status:
In Development

Title:
Service Health Dashboard Update

Description:
We're adding enhancements to the Service Health Dashboard in the Office 365 admin center: Stay informed through your preferred channel—The new Service health dashboard will enable you to sign up for notifications via text and/or email so that you can monitor the service and track issues through the channel you prefer.Check the health of your users— On-demand user health checks will allow you to check end user health by running a test against our service. User Monitoring will enable you to proactively monitor specific users and to find out about possible health issues affecting those users right away—often before they might even notice them.
Date Update Type Update Details
2017-02-22 Title
Description
Title:
Service Health Dashboard Update: Tell us

Description:
We're adding enhancements to the Service Health Dashboard in the Office 365 admin center: Tell us about issues—If you are impacted by an issue that is not showing up on your Service health dashboard, the Tell us feature will provide you with a quick and easy way to let us know.
2017-01-21 Title
Description
Title:
Service Health Dashboard Update

Description:
We're adding enhancements to the Service Health Dashboard in the Office 365 admin center: Tell us about issues—If you are impacted by an issue that is not showing up on your Service health dashboard, the Tell us feature will provide you with a quick and easy way to let us know.Access user level details— You will also be able to access a full list of impacted users to enable you to drive more targeted communication and support.
2016-11-18 Title
Description
Title:
Service Health Dashboard Update: Tell us

Description:
We're adding enhancements to the Service Health Dashboard in the Office 365 admin center: Tell us about issues—If you are impacted by an issue that is not showing up on your Service health dashboard, the Tell us feature will provide you with a quick and easy way to let us know.
2016-11-16 Title
Description
Title:
Service Health Dashboard Update

Description:
We're adding enhancements to the Service Health Dashboard in the Office 365 admin center: Tell us about issues—If you are impacted by an issue that is not showing up on your Service health dashboard, the Tell us feature will provide you with a quick and easy way to let us know.Access user level details— You will also be able to access a full list of impacted users to enable you to drive more targeted communication and support.
2016-11-16 Title
Description
Title:
Service Health Dashboard Update: Tell us

Description:
We're adding enhancements to the Service Health Dashboard in the Office 365 admin center: Tell us about issues—If you are impacted by an issue that is not showing up on your Service health dashboard, the Tell us feature will provide you with a quick and easy way to let us know.
2016-11-10 New Feature Status:
In Development

Title:
Service Health Dashboard Update

Description:
We're adding enhancements to the Service Health Dashboard in the Office 365 admin center: Tell us about issues—If you are impacted by an issue that is not showing up on your Service health dashboard, the Tell us feature will provide you with a quick and easy way to let us know.Access user level details— You will also be able to access a full list of impacted users to enable you to drive more targeted communication and support.
Date Update Type Update Details
2017-01-24 Status Status:
Launched
2017-01-21 Status Status:
In Development
2016-12-01 Status Status:
Launched
2016-11-10 New Feature Status:
In Development

Title:
Yammer Primary Domain and Network Name Management in Office 365

Description:
Administrators will soon be able to manage the Yammer primary domain and network name directly from Office 365.
Date Update Type Update Details
2017-02-22 Status Status:
Rolling Out
2016-11-08 New Feature Status:
In Development

Title:
MyAnalytics: weekly digest email

Description:
MyAnalytics will start to send users a weekly digest email of insights derived from their MyAnalytics dashboard. This digest will include progress against goals, recommendations for how to improve progress and summary insights about the past week.
Date Update Type Update Details
2016-11-08 New Feature Status:
Rolling Out

Title:
MyAnalytics: welcome email

Description:
MyAnalytics will start to send an introduction email to users when they first receive access to MyAnalytics. This email will provide information about what MyAnalytics is and how to access it.
Date Update Type Update Details
2020-05-29 New Feature Status:
In Development

Title:
Office 365 Advanced Threat Protection: Detonation details

Description:
We’re working to reveal more of the details that led to a malicious verdict when URLs or files are detonated in Office 365 ATP. In addition to the detonation chain (the series of detonations that were necessary to reach a verdict for this entity), we’ll also share a detonation summary, with details such as detonation time range, verdict of the file or URL, related entities (other entities called or used during the detonation), screenshots, and more.
Date Update Type Update Details
2020-05-29 New Feature Status:
Rolling Out

Title:
Word: Add Files in Word Online

Description:
An updated Add from Files experience in Word Online makes it easier to find and reuse content across your company.
Date Update Type Update Details
2020-05-29 New Feature Status:
In Development

Title:
Microsoft Information Protection: Exact Data Match supported for SharePoint Online

Description:
Organizations will be able to use EDM (Exact Data Match) to better protect content on SharePoint online. With EDM-based classification, you can create a custom sensitive information type that is designed to: be dynamic and refreshable,  be more scalable, result in fewer false-positives, work with structured sensitive data, handle sensitive information more securely and be used with several Microsoft cloud services.
Date Update Type Update Details
2020-05-29 New Feature Status:
In Development

Title:
SharePoint: Set Default Page Templates

Description:
This feature will allow site owners to set a page template as the default when a user creates a new page or news post on the site. The default template will be selected when the template picker is opened, but users can select a different template to use before they create their page
Date Update Type Update Details
2020-05-27 New Feature Status:
In Development

Title:
Microsoft Teams - improved Teams meeting join launcher experience for GCC customers

Description:
Users who click on a Teams meeting join link will now see an optimize and improved join experience. Users will be prompted with an option to join on the web, download the Teams client, or join with the native teams client. This will result in faster & more confident meeting join.
Date Update Type Update Details
2020-05-27 New Feature Status:
In Development

Title:
Microsoft Teams - New experience for launching instant channel meetings for GCC customers

Description:
Meet Now buttons in Teams channels will have a new home. You will soon find them in the Channel header where you can easily find and launch the meeting.
Date Update Type Update Details
2020-05-28 New Feature Status:
Rolling Out

Title:
New groups management features available in the Microsoft 365 admin center

Description:
Several new groups management features are now available in the Microsoft 365 admin center, including the ability to export groups, Teams creation improvements for groups, the ability to edit a group's e-mail address, the ability to sort by group name, and the ability to restore deleted groups.
Date Update Type Update Details
2020-05-27 New Feature Status:
In Development

Title:
Microsoft 365 Firstline Worker - Audit logs in Shifts

Description:
Shifts Audit Logs are provided in the centralized O365 Security & Compliance Center, in alignment with O365 customer promises and to support our customers' needs.
Date Update Type Update Details
2020-05-27 New Feature Status:
In Development

Title:
Reverse Number Lookup Enhancements

Description:
in October 2019 we released RNL to make it easier to identify the caller. With these latest enhancements, the Telco display name will now also show up in your Activity Feed, Call History, and Voicemail.
Date Update Type Update Details
2020-05-29 Description Description:
This feature enables meeting participants to view live captions during a Teams meeting. Supported spoken languages in 1st release: English. Note this release is for our GCC tenants, and does not yet include GCC High and DoD environments.
2020-05-21 New Feature Status:
In Development

Title:
Microsoft Teams - live captions in Teams meetings for GCC tenants

Description:
This feature enables meeting participants to view captions during a Teams meeting. Supported spoken languages in 1st release: English. Note this release is for our GCC tenants, and does not yet include GCC High and DoD environments.
Date Update Type Update Details
2020-05-21 New Feature Status:
In Development

Title:
Microsoft Teams - new lobby setting: only the organizer joins the meeting directly

Description:
A new lobby setting is coming to Teams Meeting Options. We are adding "Only me" as an option to the "Who can bypass lobby?" setting. Once enabled, only the organizer will be able to join the meeting directly. Everyone else, including people from within the same organization, will be sent to the lobby.
Date Update Type Update Details
2020-05-21 New Feature Status:
In Development

Title:
Office What's New management card available for Microsoft 365 admin center

Description:
Global or Office Apps administrators can select which new items to display in their end-users' Office desktop applications' “What's New” section of Help.  The Office What's New Management card will be available in the Microsoft 365 admin center.
Date Update Type Update Details
2020-05-21 New Feature Status:
In Development

Title:
Office 365 Groups are being renamed to Microsoft 365 Groups

Description:
To reflect the fact that Office 365 Groups power collaboration across Microsoft 365, Office 365 Groups will become Microsoft 365 Groups. These changes will happen over time and will be reflected in all the connected endpoints over the upcoming quarters.
Date Update Type Update Details
2020-05-27 New Feature Status:
In Development

Title:
Microsoft Teams - Pinned Posts

Description:
Keep important information easily accessible and top of mind with Microsoft Teams. Users will be able to pin any message in a channel to the channel information pane for all members of the channel to see.
Date Update Type Update Details
2020-05-29 New Feature Status:
Rolling Out

Title:
Microsoft Edge: Saving PDF files in-place in Microsoft Edge

Description:
Save edits made to PDFs back to the file instead of saving a copy each time.
Date Update Type Update Details
2020-05-29 New Feature Status:
Rolling Out

Title:
Microsoft Edge: Add custom nicknames to saved credit cards

Description:
Microsoft Edge now helps you distinguish and differentiate your credit cards when making online purchases. Nicknaming your debit or credit cards allows you to choose the correct card when using autofill to select a payment method.
Date Update Type Update Details
2020-05-29 New Feature Status:
Rolling Out

Title:
Microsoft Edge: Performance improvements with Collections Send to Excel

Description:
Exporting your collections in Microsoft Edge to Excel is now faster. You should see a noticeable improvement in the time it takes to send your collections to Excel starting in Microsoft Edge 84.
Date Update Type Update Details
2020-05-29 New Feature Status:
Rolling Out

Title:
Microsoft Edge: Improved site list download times for Internet Explorer mode

Description:
We have reduced download delay for the Internet Explorer mode site list to 0 seconds (down from a 60 second wait) in the absence of a cached site list. In addition, we are adding group policy support for cases when Internet Explorer mode home page navigations need to be delayed until the site list is downloaded.
Date Update Type Update Details
2020-05-29 New Feature Status:
Rolling Out

Title:
Microsoft Edge DevTools: Match keyboard shortcuts to VS Code

Description:
The Microsoft Edge DevTools now support customizing keyboard shortcuts in the DevTools to match with your editor/IDE. In Microsoft Edge 84, we are adding the ability to match DevTools keyboard shortcuts to VS Code! We hope this change helps you develop faster and more productively across VS Code and the DevTools.Developers love customizing their tools and making them their own. Virtually every developer has a custom configured IDE to match their preferences and styles.
Date Update Type Update Details
2020-05-29 New Feature Status:
Rolling Out

Title:
Microsoft Edge: Change the color of notes in Collections

Description:
Users will be able to change the background colors on individual note cards within Collections. This will help with organization within your collection, allowing you to more easily scan and find your notes (vs other cards). You can even use it to categorize different types of notes so you can quickly find your to-dos vs. your notes-to-self. Users will be able to change the background colors on individual note cards within collections.
Date Update Type Update Details
2020-05-29 New Feature Status:
Rolling Out

Title:
Microsoft Edge: Attach notes to items in your collections

Description:
This feature adds a new "Note" capability to Collections. Now you can add a note or comment to a particular item. It will visually group them and stay attached even if you reorder items with a collection. Try it out by right-clicking on an item in your collection and selecting "Add note".
Date Update Type Update Details
2020-05-29 New Feature Status:
Rolling Out

Title:
Microsoft Edge now supports Native File System API

Description:
Microsoft Edge now supports giving sites permissions to edit files or folders via the Native File System API.
Date Update Type Update Details
2017-02-22 Title Title:
Try OneNote's new design
2016-11-08 New Feature Status:
Rolling Out

Title:
Try OneNote's new design

Description:
We’ve made some changes to help you get around your notes. Check them out by turning on “Preferences General Enable experimental features” and let us know what you think!
Date Update Type Update Details
2017-02-22 Title Title:
Try OneNote's new design
2016-11-08 New Feature Status:
Rolling Out

Title:
Try OneNote's new design

Description:
We’ve made some changes to help you get around your notes. Check them out by turning on “Preferences General Enable experimental features” and let us know what you think!
Date Update Type Update Details
2017-02-22 Title Title:
Try OneNote's new design
2016-11-08 New Feature Status:
Rolling Out

Title:
Try OneNote's new design

Description:
We’ve made some changes to help you get around your notes. Check them out by turning on “Preferences General Enable experimental features” and let us know what you think!
Date Update Type Update Details
2020-05-21 Title Title:
OneDrive: Sync reports
2020-05-20 New Feature Status:
In Development

Title:
Sync reports

Description:
Ability to monitor the heath of OneDrive sync app across your organization.
Date Update Type Update Details
2016-11-08 New Feature Status:
Rolling Out

Title:
New page background colors in OneNote Online

Description:
Now you can change the color of your pages in OneNote for a more personalized experience.
Date Update Type Update Details
2016-11-08 New Feature Status:
Rolling Out

Title:
New page background colors in OneNote for Windows 10

Description:
Now you can change the color of your pages in OneNote for a more personalized experience.
Date Update Type Update Details
2020-05-20 New Feature Status:
In Development

Title:
Update to sharing links that block download

Description:
We are expanding the list of supported file types that users can create block download links for. This update includes support for PDF files, Images, Audio, and other non-text and non-video file types.
Date Update Type Update Details
2020-05-20 New Feature Status:
In Development

Title:
Outlook on the web - In-product notification of full inbox

Description:
When a user reaches 90% of their inbox capacity, Outlook will show a message on the bottom left (down on the left nav or folder column) warning the user and linking to the settings where they can address this.
Date Update Type Update Details
2020-05-19 New Feature Status:
In Development

Title:
Outlook on the web - Admin control to remove the option to search for GIFs when composing a message

Description:
We are providing admin controls to remove the option for users to search and insert a GIF using the native controls in the ribbon.
Date Update Type Update Details
2020-05-19 New Feature Status:
In Development

Title:
SharePoint lists - Create a new list item via a form in Quick Edit

Description:
Users will see the “New” button on their command bar in lists when they are in Quick Edit to create new items via the default form.
Date Update Type Update Details
2020-05-19 New Feature Status:
In Development

Title:
SharePoint lists and libraries – Quick Edit page size expanding from 30 items to 101

Description:
People will now see up to 100 items per page on their document library or list when using Quick Edit.
Date Update Type Update Details
2020-05-19 New Feature Status:
In Development

Title:
SharePoint lists and libraries - Open a list or document library item within the view form from Quick Edit

Description:
Users will see their list and document library view forms inside of the Quick Edit experience.
Date Update Type Update Details
2020-05-19 New Feature Status:
In Development

Title:
SharePoint lists and libraries – Save a view in Quick Edit

Description:
People can save their view in Quick Edit for any list or document lib in SharePoint for Microsoft 365. When a person saves a view in Quick Edit, the list or library will always render in quick edit for easy inline editing.
Date Update Type Update Details
2020-05-19 New Feature Status:
In Development

Title:
SharePoint lists and libraries – Bulk edit your list items and file properties in the form

Description:
People will be able to select multiple items and edit their list items or documents properties all at once in the default form.
Date Update Type Update Details
2020-05-27 New Feature Status:
In Development

Title:
Microsoft Teams meeting attendee limit increases

Description:
To help customers meet rapidly changing communication and meeting needs, we are increasing the maximum number of participants allowed in a Teams meeting to 350 through September 30, 2020. We expect to enable this new increase in June.
Date Update Type Update Details
2020-05-20 New Feature Status:
Rolling Out

Title:
Microsoft Edge: Updates will now roll out gradually

Description:
Going forward, updates for Microsoft Edge will be rolled out to our users gradually over a period of a few days. This allows us to protect more of you from accidental buggy updates, thereby improving your experience. As a user you will continue to get seamless auto-updates. If you are an enterprise that isn't enrolled for auto-updates you will not be impacted by this change.
Date Update Type Update Details
2020-05-20 New Feature Status:
Rolling Out

Title:
Microsoft Edge: Disallow synchronous XmlHttpRequest in page dismissal

Description:
Sending of synchronous XmlHttpRequests during unload of a webpage will be blocked. This change improves browser performance and reliability, but may impact web applications that have not yet been updated to use more modern web APIs, including sendBeacon and fetch. The Group Policy to disable this change and permit synchronous XHR during page dismissal will be available until Microsoft Edge 88.
Date Update Type Update Details
2020-05-28 New Feature Status:
Launched

Title:
Cortana in Windows 10

Description:
Cortana, your personal productivity assistant, helps you stay on top of your day, save time and do your best work.
Date Update Type Update Details
2020-05-16 New Feature Status:
Rolling Out

Title:
Microsoft teams for Firstline Worker - Shifts in GCC

Description:
Microsoft Teams:  Shifts (1st party schedule management app within Teams) is available for GCC.
Date Update Type Update Details
2020-05-15 New Feature Status:
In Development

Title:
Communication Compliance: Detect adult content

Description:
Communication Compliance can now detect adult, racy, and gory images using Azure's Computer Vision algorithms.
Date Update Type Update Details
2020-05-15 New Feature Status:
In Development

Title:
Communication Compliance: Analyze Teams chat data of users with on-premises mailbox

Description:
Communication Compliance now supports monitoring Team chat for Exchange hybrid deployment where user's primary mailbox is located on-premises.
Date Update Type Update Details
2020-05-15 New Feature Status:
In Development

Title:
Insider Risk Management and Communication Compliance available for Government clouds / GCC customers

Description:
Both the new Insider Risk Management and Communication Compliance solutions are available in our government clouds.
Date Update Type Update Details
2020-05-15 New Feature Status:
In Development

Title:
Communication Compliance: Automatically monitor all Teams a user is a member of

Description:
New Communication Compliance policies will now automatically monitor all Teams a user is a member of; administrator will no longer need to keep track of user's Teams membership.
Date Update Type Update Details
2020-05-20 New Feature Status:
In Development

Title:
Taxonomy service Graph APIs

Description:
new Graph APIs that allow developers to work directly with Managed Metadata Services, which provides a common taxonomy for tagging and classifying content across Microsoft 365.
Date Update Type Update Details
2020-05-29 New Feature Status:
In Development

Title:
Channel info pane

Description:
Selecting the "Channel info" icon in the channel header will display summary information related to that channel including the description, a list of recent contributors and members, as well as system messages.
Date Update Type Update Details
2020-05-15 New Feature Status:
In Development

Title:
SharePoint lists and libraries - Create all column types directly within Quick Edit

Description:
Users will now have the ability to create all column types directly from Quick Edit. We are replacing the legacy column creation in Quick Edit with the modern column creation. users will also be able to Edit their columns’ settings directly in Quick Edit. For more details on the modern column creation and column settings visit https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/office/create-a-column-in-a-sharepoint-list-or-library-2b0361ae-1bd3-41a3-8329-269e5f81cfa2
Date Update Type Update Details
2020-05-19 New Feature Status:
In Development

Title:
Microsoft Lists - comments - built on SharePoint

Description:
Add a comment on a list or list items, including @mention capabilities to draw a person's attention.
Date Update Type Update Details
2020-05-29 Description Description:
As you scroll left and right, the first column of your list remains in place; similar to the sticky header that is already a part of Lists.
2020-05-19 New Feature Status:
In Development

Title:
Microsoft Lists - sticky first column - built on SharePoint

Description:
As you scroll left and right, the first column of your list remain in place; similar to the sticky header that is already a part of Lists.
Date Update Type Update Details
2020-05-19 New Feature Status:
In Development

Title:
Microsoft Lists - calendar view - built on SharePoint

Description:
Visualize any list with items that use date column information in a calendar view.
Date Update Type Update Details
2020-05-19 New Feature Status:
In Development

Title:
Microsoft Lists - ready-made templates - built on SharePoint

Description:
Create a new list from ready-made templates that accelerate list creation, structure, forms and flows. There will be 8 templates at initial launch: Issue tracker, New hire checklist, Event itinerary, Business trip approvals, Team evaluations, Asset tracker, Project planning, Social media calendar.
Date Update Type Update Details
2020-05-19 New Feature Status:
In Development

Title:
Microsoft Lists - forms customization - built on SharePoint

Description:
Adjust what information shows on the out-of-box forms and include custom header and footer imagery and information.
Date Update Type Update Details
2020-05-19 New Feature Status:
In Development

Title:
Microsoft Lists - sharing - built on SharePoint

Description:
Share entire lists, or individual list items, to individuals or groups with view or edit and the ability to manage access by expiration and password protection.
Date Update Type Update Details
2020-05-19 New Feature Status:
In Development

Title:
Microsoft Lists - rules - built on SharePoint

Description:
Create simple if/then rules based on changes to list information to set reminders and send notifications.
Date Update Type Update Details
2020-05-19 New Feature Status:
In Development

Title:
Microsoft Lists - Lists app in Microsoft Teams- built on SharePoint

Description:
Team members will be able to both create new lists and add existing ones as tabs in Teams' channels. The new Lists app in Microsoft Teams can be accessed by clicking "+" to add a new tab, and then select "Lists" to get started.
Date Update Type Update Details
2020-05-19 New Feature Status:
In Development

Title:
Microsoft Lists - mobile app (iOS) - built on SharePoint

Description:
Access all lists you own and that have been shared with you - all on the go. You'll be able to create new lists, edit list items and easily share with other people. The Lists app will first come to iOS and Android shortly after.
Date Update Type Update Details
2020-05-19 New Feature Status:
In Development

Title:
Microsoft Lists - home page - built on SharePoint

Description:
The Microsoft Lists home page is your home for all your lists across Microsoft 365. You can start a list easily from scratch or with ready-made templates. Create new lists and access ones recommended to you, plus see all your favorited and recent lists – on the web. People will see the new Lists app icon in the Microsoft 365 app launcher that will then take them to the Microsoft Lists home page.
Date Update Type Update Details
2020-05-27 Status Status:
In Development
2020-05-20 New Feature Status:
Rolling Out

Title:
[Teams Mobile Clients] Organization allowed accounts configuration for Teams

Description:
Teams for iOS and Android now provides Teams administrators with the ability to push allowed account configurations to Teams. These configurations will work with any mobile device management provider that uses managed app configuration channels (for iOS) and the Android enterprise channel (for Android). The devices must be managed for this allowed account configuration to work.
Date Update Type Update Details
2020-05-20 New Feature Status:
Rolling Out

Title:
Simplified way to manage your channel notification settings

Description:
Through the teams and channels list or from the channel header, the users can quickly manage their notification settings by the means of a new fly-out design. Users can turn on all activity on or off with a single click or diving deep into custom to set their preferred permutations.
Date Update Type Update Details
2020-05-20 New Feature Status:
Rolling Out

Title:
Settings Gear on your Activity Feed

Description:
Users can now directly access activity feed and notification setting from the feed left rail by the means of a settings gear.
Date Update Type Update Details
2020-05-29 New Feature Status:
In Development

Title:
Enabling basic formatting on the sign-in page text component in Company Branding

Description:
Today, the sign-in page text component of Company Branding only supports plaintext. We’re updating the Company Branding functionality feature on the Azure AD/Microsoft 365 login experience to allow adding hyperlinks and simple formatting (bolding, underline and italics).
Date Update Type Update Details
2017-02-22 New Feature Status:
Rolling Out

Title:
add-ins now available in Outlook on iOS

Description:
https://blogs.office.com/2017/02/02/outlook-mobile-turns-2-and-now-comes-with-your-favorite-apps/Add-ins bring your favorite apps to your inbox so you can accomplish more, quickly right from email.Add-ins, which were earlier available on Outlook on the web, Windows and Mac(in Insiders) will now also be available for Outlook on iOS. The add-ins launching for Outlook on IOS are Evernote, GIPHY, Nimble, Trello and Smartsheet along with  Dynamics 365 and Microsoft Translator. Add-ins can help you get more done on the go, and save you valuable time spent switching between apps. Add-ins for Outlook on iOS are available to all Office 365 commercial customers. They are rolling out to Outlook.com users in the coming weeks. Add-ins for Outlook on iOS are currently only available when reading email. We’ll be adding more add-in actions when composing or replying to an email in the future.
Date Update Type Update Details
2017-02-22 Title Title:
Office 365 content pack in Power BI
2017-01-21 Title Title:
Office 365 content pack for Power BI
2016-11-18 Title Title:
Office 365 content pack in Power BI
2016-11-16 Title Title:
Office 365 content pack for Power BI
2016-11-16 Title Title:
Office 365 content pack in Power BI
2016-11-08 New Feature Status:
In Development

Title:
Office 365 content pack for Power BI

Description:
Office 365 reporting content pack for Power BI enables customers to combine their organization's Office 365 usage data with their organization's user information to provide richer insights into office 365 usage patterns.
Date Update Type Update Details
2020-05-09 New Feature Status:
In Development

Title:
Microsoft Teams - raise hands in Teams meetings for GCC

Description:
The new raise hands feature in Teams allows meeting attendees to identify that they wish to speak by toggling the hand icon in the meeting control bar, making it easier to actively participate in meetings. When a meeting participant has raised their hand, an icon will appear next to their name in the roster view as well as their profile picture or video on the main meeting stage. Both the attendee who raised their hand and any presenter can lower individual hands in the meeting. Raise hands will be available for both PC, Mac, and web-based clients to start, with mobile applications quickly following. We will be rolling this out starting in mid-June for GCC, followed by GCCH two weeks later, and finally DoD environments two weeks following.
Date Update Type Update Details
2020-05-14 New Feature Status:
In Development

Title:
Advanced eDiscovery: New feature to add data sources to a case

Description:
We’re launching a new feature that lets eDiscovery admins add data sources to a case (and place them on hold) without having to associate a data source with a custodian. This provides more flexibility in situations where a data source (such as a SharePoint site) doesn’t map directly to a specific custodian. When you add a data source to a case, it’s indexed and can be quickly searched when collecting data for a case.
Date Update Type Update Details
2020-05-14 New Feature Status:
In Development

Title:
Advanced eDiscovery: New feature to bulk-import custodians to a case

Description:
There are situations where a legal case or investigation can have hundreds of custodians.  To help you manage large cases, we’re announcing a new feature that lets eDiscovery admins bulk-import custodians to an Advanced eDiscovery case. Instead of having to manually add each custodian to a case, the bulk-import feature lets you upload a CSV file with information about each custodian and their data sources. Advanced eDiscovery validates the custodians and then imports them to a case.
Date Update Type Update Details
2020-05-15 New Feature Status:
In Development

Title:
Microsoft Teams: Rooms Management with Teams Admin Center

Description:
Remotely update the settings for any Teams room device, inspect the health status of the device as well as peripherals like camera and microphone, or troubleshoot issues using restart or download logs functionality.
Date Update Type Update Details
2020-05-19 Description Description:
We are updating the layout and navigation of Office.com and the Office App in Windows 10 to improve the usability based upon customer feedback.  Users will find their documents front-and-center, and will be able to access their applications within a more organized page structure.
2020-05-15 Description Description:
We are updating the layout and navigation of Office.com and the Office App in Windows 10 to improve the usability based upon customer feedback.  Users will find their documents front-and-center, and will be able to access their applications within a more organized page structure.
2020-05-14 New Feature Status:
In Development

Title:
Office 365: Updated Office.com Home Page

Description:
We are updating the layout and navigation of Office.com and the Office App in Windows 10 to improve the usability based upon customer feedback.  Users will find their documents front-and-center, and be able to access their applications within a more organized page structure.
Date Update Type Update Details
2020-05-14 New Feature Status:
In Development

Title:
Microsoft Teams: Contextual Search

Description:
Find information faster with contextual search in Microsoft Teams. Users will now have the ability to search for content in a specific channel or chat by pressing CTRL + F. Search results will only contain messages and files found in the selected chat or channel.
Date Update Type Update Details
2020-05-09 New Feature Status:
In Development

Title:
Office 365 Advanced Message Encryption: Email revocation by end user

Description:
As part of Office 365 Advance Message Encryption, we are extending the email revocation capabilities to the end user. Previously, you had to be an admin to revoke an already sent message; with this update, end users will have this capability as well.
Date Update Type Update Details
2020-05-07 New Feature Status:
In Development

Title:
Exchange Hybrid Configuration Wizard: Support for full hybrid to two or more tenants

Description:
We are adding support to allow the Exchange Hybrid Configuration Wizard to establish full hybrid from a single on-premise organization, to two or more tenants.
Date Update Type Update Details
2020-05-19 Title Title:
Microsoft Teams - Ability to add distribution lists and modern groups to scheduled meetings
2020-05-07 Title Title:
Microsoft Teams : Ability to add distribution lists and modern groups to scheduled meetings
2020-05-07 New Feature Status:
In Development

Title:
Microsoft Teams : Ability to add distrubtion lists and modern groups to scheduled meetings

Description:
We will soon release the ability to add distribution lists and modern groups to scheduled meetings in Teams. With this change, both distribution lists and modern groups will be discoverable from the people picker when scheduling meetings in Teams.
Date Update Type Update Details
2020-05-07 Title Title:
Outlook on the web: Suggested replies
2020-05-07 New Feature Status:
In Development

Title:
Outlook on the web - Suggested replies

Description:
We are expanding suggested replies in Outlook on the web to customers in Europe with support for French and Italian.
Date Update Type Update Details
2020-05-21 Status Status:
Launched
2020-05-07 Description Description:
Office 365 G5 GCC High, and DOD offerings will be rebranded to specify the inclusion of Audio Conferencing with BYOT (Bring Your Own Trunk) calling capabilities. Previous offering names: Office 365 GCC High G5 and Office 365 DoD G5. New offering names: Office 365 GCC High G5 with Audio Conferencing - BYOTOffice 365 and DoD G5 with Audio Conferencing - BYOT.
2020-05-06 New Feature Status:
In Development

Title:
Office 365 G5 GCC High and DOD offering name update

Description:
Office 365 G5 GCC High and DOD offerings listed below will be rebranded to specify the inclusion of Audio Conferencing with BYOT (Bring Your Own Trunk) calling capabilities. Previous offering names: Office 365 GCC High G5 Office 365 DoD G5 New offering names: Office 365 GCC High G5 with Audio Conferencing - BYOT Office 365 DoD G5 with Audio Conferencing - BYOT
Date Update Type Update Details
2020-05-19 Description Description:
The Spring Update will enable customers to use the Azure automation scaling tool to optimize their session host VM costs.
2020-05-13 New Feature Status:
In Development

Title:
Windows Virtual Desktop: Customers can scale session hosts using Azure Automation with Spring update

Description:
The Spring Update will enable customers to use the Azure automation scaling tool to optimize their session host VM costs.
Date Update Type Update Details
2017-01-24 Status
Title
Description
Status:
Launched

Title:
Skype for Business on Mac November Update

Description:
The enhancements in this update include (1) Contact group management features for Office 365 / Skype for Business Server 2015 customers, (2) Contact tagging for status changes, (3) several improvements to meetings reliability, sign-in, and chat.
2017-01-21 Status
Title
Description
Status:
In Development

Title:
Skype for Business on Mac Update

Description:
Key features this update is targeting: improved contact group management, P2P desktop sharing, and VBSS viewing.
2016-12-13 Title Title:
Skype for Business on Mac November Update
2016-12-01 Status
Title
Description
Status:
Launched

Title:
Skype for Business on Mac Update 1

Description:
The enhancements in this update include (1) Contact group management features for Office 365 / Skype for Business Server 2015 customers, (2) Contact tagging for status changes, (3) several improvements to meetings reliability, sign-in, and chat.
2016-11-01 New Feature Status:
In Development

Title:
Skype for Business on Mac Update

Description:
Key features this update is targeting: improved contact group management, P2P desktop sharing, and VBSS viewing.
Date Update Type Update Details
2020-05-04 Title Title:
Microsoft Teams: Announce when PSTN participants join/leave the meeting for GCC customers
2020-05-02 New Feature Status:
In Development

Title:
Microsoft Teams - Announce when PSTN participants join/leave the meeting for GCC customers

Description:
Any user who schedules a Teams meeting will now see a new setting in Meeting Options page of a meeting to control the announcement sound when a PSTN/dial-in participant joins or leaves the meeting.
Date Update Type Update Details
2020-05-04 Title Title:
Microsoft Teams: Enable organizers to change lobby settings for PSTN meeting participants for GCC customers
2020-05-02 New Feature Status:
In Development

Title:
Microsoft Teams - Enable organizers to change lobby settings for PSTN meeting participants for GCC customers

Description:
Any user who schedules a Microsoft Teams meeting will now see a separate setting to control the lobby for PSTN participants in the Meeting Options page of a given meeting.
Date Update Type Update Details
2020-05-19 Description Description:
External forwarding of email is a tactic used by attackers to exfiltrate data out of an organization and controlling that process is difficult. With this new feature we are adding support for more granular controls that allow the Office 365 administrators to easily enable external forwarding for the right people in the organization through the outbound spam policy. We are also moving to disable external forwarding by default so organizations are secure by default.
2020-05-02 New Feature Status:
In Development

Title:
Office 365 ATP: External Email Forwarding Controls

Description:
External forwarding of email is a tactic used by attackers to exfiltrate data out of an organization and controlling that process is difficult. With this new feature we are adding support for more granular controls that allow the Office 365 administrators to easily enable external forwarding for the right people in the organization through the outbound spam policy. We are also moving to disable external forwarding by default so organizations are secure by default.
Date Update Type Update Details
2016-11-18 New Feature Status:
In Development

Title:
Deprecation of SHA1 certificate support may affect EOP Filtering Only customers

Description:
There is a world-wide effort to deprecate SHA1 based TLS certificates. In Exchange Online Protection, support for those certificates will end in mid Feb 2017. If your on premises servers are still using SHA1-based certificates after mid February, a secure TLS connection will not be possible between your servers and EOP. If you use Forced TLS for your connector for messages from EOP, none of those messages will be delivered. For messages from your on premises servers to EOP, no TLS connection means we will be unable to identify those messages as coming from you and will not be able to send them out to the internet. For any partner connectors with Forced TLS enabled, mail flow will stop to those partners if they also have a SHA1-based certificate.Please ensure that any SHA1-based TLS certificates are renewed to avoid any disruptions to mail flow
Date Update Type Update Details
2017-04-05 Description Description:
(1) Word on Windows PCs: (a) Tap; (b) Editor; (c) Ink Replay; (d) Ink Editor; (e) Support for Scalable Vector Graphics (SVGs); (f) "Shared with Me" tab in backstage; (g) Shape Recognition; (h) Researcher; (i) Icon library of professional, high-quality vector-based icons; (j) Recent Folders list in the Recent tab; (k) Activity feed support for documents on SharePoint, OneDrive and OneDrive for Business; (l) Easier background removal during photo editing; (m) Large-screen page view; (2) Word on Macs: (a) Hyperlinks retained when converting to PDF; (b) Touch Bar support on MacBook Pro
2017-03-08 Description Description:
(1) Word on Windows PCs: (a) Tap; (b) Editor; (c) Ink Replay; (d) Ink Editor; (e) Support for Scalable Vector Graphics (SVGs); (f) "Shared with Me" tab in backstage; (g) Shape Recognition; (h) Researcher; (i) Icon library of professional, high-quality vector-based icons; (j) Recent Folders list in the Recent tab; (k) Activity feed support for documents on SharePoint, OneDrive and OneDrive for Business; (2) Word on Macs: (a) Hyperlinks retained when converting to PDF; (b) Touch Bar support on MacBook Pro
2017-01-27 Description Description:
(1) Word on Windows PCs: (a) Tap; (b) Editor; (c) Ink Replay; (d) Ink Editor; (e) Support for Scalable Vector Graphics (SVGs); (f) "Shared with Me" tab in backstage; (g) Shape Recognition; (h) Researcher; (i) Icon library of professional, high-quality vector-based icons; (j) Recent Folders list in the Recent tab; (k) Activity feed support for documents on SharePoint, OneDrive and OneDrive for Business; (2) Word on Macs: (a) Hyperlinks retained when converting to PDF
2017-01-24 Description Description:
(1) Word on Windows PCs: (a) Tap; (b) Editor; (c) Ink Replay; (d) Ink Editor; (e) Support for Scalable Vector Graphics (SVGs); (f) "Shared with Me" tab in backstage; (g) Shape Recognition; (h) Researcher; (i) Icon library of professional, high-quality vector-based icons; (j) Recent Folders list in the Recent tab; (k) Activity feed support for documents on SharePoint and OneDrive for Business; (2) Word on Macs: (a) Hyperlinks retained when converting to PDF
2017-01-21 Description Description:
Currently announced and already-launched features for Word on Windows PCs and Macs.Word on Windows PCs:Tap
2016-12-27 Description Description:
(1) Word on Windows PCs: (a) Tap; (b) Editor; (c) Ink Replay; (d) Ink Editor; (e) Support for Scalable Vector Graphics (SVGs); (f) "Shared with Me" tab in backstage; (g) Shape Recognition; (h) Researcher; (i) Icon library of professional, high-quality vector-based icons; (j) Recent Folders list in the Recent tab; (2) Word on Macs: (a) Hyperlinks retained when converting to PDF
2016-11-18 Description Description:
Word on Windows PCs: (a) Tap
2016-11-16 Description Description:
Currently announced and already-launched features for Word on Windows PCs and Macs.Word on Windows PCs:Tap
2016-11-16 Description Description:
Word on Windows PCs: (a) Tap
2016-11-12 Description Description:
Currently announced and already-launched features for Word on Windows PCs and Macs.Word on Windows PCs:Tap
2016-11-11 Description Description:
Word on Windows PCs: (a) Tap
2016-11-08 New Feature Status:
Launched

Title:
Word on Windows PCs and Macs

Description:
Currently announced and already-launched features for Word on Windows PCs and Macs.Word on Windows PCs:Tap
Date Update Type Update Details
2017-04-05 Description Description:
(1) Excel on Windows PCs: (a) Shape Recognition; (b) "Shared with Me" tab in backstage; (c) Ink Replay; (d) Support for Scalable Vector Graphics (SVGs); (e) Recent Folders list in the Recent tab; (f) Icon library of professional, high-quality vector-based icons; (g) Maps (new chart type); (h) Activity feed support for documents on SharePoint, OneDrive and OneDrive for Business; (i) Surface pen can manipulate object handles; (j) Surface pen button supports lasso selecting ink; (k) Easier background removal during photo editing; (2) Excel on Macs: (a) More functions (e.g. CONCAT, TEXTJOIN) and forecasting functions; (b) Touch Bar support on MacBook Pro
2017-03-08 Description Description:
(1) Excel on Windows PCs: (a) Shape Recognition; (b) "Shared with Me" tab in backstage; (c) Ink Replay; (d) Support for Scalable Vector Graphics (SVGs); (e) Recent Folders list in the Recent tab; (f) Icon library of professional, high-quality vector-based icons; (g) Maps (new chart type); (h) Activity feed support for documents on SharePoint, OneDrive and OneDrive for Business; (2) Excel on Macs: (a) More functions (e.g. CONCAT, TEXTJOIN) and forecasting functions; (b) Touch Bar support on MacBook Pro
2017-01-27 Description Description:
(1) Excel on Windows PCs: (a) Shape Recognition; (b) "Shared with Me" tab in backstage; (c) Ink Replay; (d) Support for Scalable Vector Graphics (SVGs); (e) Recent Folders list in the Recent tab; (f) Icon library of professional, high-quality vector-based icons; (g) Maps (new chart type); (h) Activity feed support for documents on SharePoint, OneDrive and OneDrive for Business; (2) Excel on Macs: More functions (e.g. CONCAT, TEXTJOIN) and forecasting functions
2017-01-24 Description Description:
(1) Excel on Windows PCs: (a) Shape Recognition; (b) "Shared with Me" tab in backstage; (c) Ink Replay; (d) Support for Scalable Vector Graphics (SVGs); (e) Recent Folders list in the Recent tab; (f) Icon library of professional, high-quality vector-based icons; (g) Maps (new chart type); (h) Activity feed support for documents on SharePoint and OneDrive for Business; (2) Excel on Macs: More functions (e.g. CONCAT, TEXTJOIN) and forecasting functions
2017-01-21 Description Description:
Currently announced and already-launched features for Excel on Windows PCs and Macs.Excel on Windows PCs:Shape RecognitionExcel on Macs:More functions (e.g. CONCAT, TEXTJOIN) and forecasting functions
2016-12-27 Description Description:
(1) Excel on Windows PCs: (a) Shape Recognition; (b) "Shared with Me" tab in backstage; (c) Ink Replay; (d) Support for Scalable Vector Graphics (SVGs); (e) Recent Folders list in the Recent tab; (f) Icon library of professional, high-quality vector-based icons; (g) Maps (new chart type); (2) Excel on Macs: More functions (e.g. CONCAT, TEXTJOIN) and forecasting functions
2016-11-18 Description Description:
(1) Excel on Windows PCs: Shape Recognition; (2) Excel on Macs: More functions (e.g. CONCAT, TEXTJOIN) and forecasting functions
2016-11-16 Description Description:
Currently announced and already-launched features for Excel on Windows PCs and Macs.Excel on Windows PCs:Shape RecognitionExcel on Macs:More functions (e.g. CONCAT, TEXTJOIN) and forecasting functions
2016-11-16 Description Description:
(1) Excel on Windows PCs: Shape Recognition; (2) Excel on Macs: More functions (e.g. CONCAT, TEXTJOIN) and forecasting functions
2016-11-12 Description Description:
Currently announced and already-launched features for Excel on Windows PCs and Macs.Excel on Windows PCs:Shape RecognitionExcel on Macs:More functions (e.g. CONCAT, TEXTJOIN) and forecasting functions
2016-11-11 Description Description:
(1) Excel on Windows PCs: Shape Recognition; (2) Excel on Macs: More functions (e.g. CONCAT, TEXTJOIN) and forecasting functions
2016-11-08 New Feature Status:
Launched

Title:
Excel on Windows PCs and Macs

Description:
Currently announced and already-launched features for Excel on Windows PCs and Macs.Excel on Windows PCs:Shape RecognitionExcel on Macs:More functions (e.g. CONCAT, TEXTJOIN) and forecasting functions
Date Update Type Update Details
2017-04-05 Description Description:
(1) PowerPoint on Windows PCs: (a) Designer support for text; (b) Ink Replay; (c) "Shared with Me" tab in backstage; (d) Segment Eraser; (e) Surface pen can manipulate object handles; (f) Surface pen button supports lasso selecting ink; (g) Edit with others in real-time (see where others are working and view changes as they type); (h) Recent Folders list in the Recent tab; (i) Icon library of professional, high-quality vector-based icons; (j) Support for Scalable Vector Graphics (SVGs); (k) Activity feed support for documents on SharePoint, OneDrive and OneDrive for Business; (l) Easier background removal during photo editing; (m) Built-in digital ruler; (2) PowerPoint on Macs: (a) Support for playing back a Summary Zoom, Section Zoom or Slide Zoom already in a presentation; (b) Trim audio and video files, trigger animation using a bookmark in media file; (c) Touch Bar support on MacBook Pro
2017-03-08 Description Description:
(1) PowerPoint on Windows PCs: (a) Designer support for text; (b) Ink Replay; (c) "Shared with Me" tab in backstage; (d) Segment Eraser; (e) Surface pen can manipulate object handles; (f) Surface pen button supports lasso selecting ink; (g) Edit with others in real-time (see where others are working and view changes as they type); (h) Recent Folders list in the Recent tab; (i) Icon library of professional, high-quality vector-based icons; (j) Support for Scalable Vector Graphics (SVGs); (k) Activity feed support for documents on SharePoint, OneDrive and OneDrive for Business; (2) PowerPoint on Macs: (a) Support for playing back a Summary Zoom, Section Zoom or Slide Zoom already in a presentation; (b) Trim audio and video files, trigger animation using a bookmark in media file; (c) Touch Bar support on MacBook Pro
2017-01-27 Description Description:
(1) PowerPoint on Windows PCs: (a) Designer support for text; (b) Ink Replay; (c) "Shared with Me" tab in backstage; (d) Segment Eraser; (e) Surface pen can manipulate object handles; (f) Surface pen button supports lasso selecting ink; (g) Edit with others in real-time (see where others are working and view changes as they type); (h) Recent Folders list in the Recent tab; (i) Icon library of professional, high-quality vector-based icons; (j) Support for Scalable Vector Graphics (SVGs); (k) Activity feed support for documents on SharePoint, OneDrive and OneDrive for Business; (2) PowerPoint on Macs: (a) Support for playing back a Summary Zoom, Section Zoom or Slide Zoom already in a presentation; (b) Trim audio and video files, trigger animation using a bookmark in media file
2017-01-24 Description Description:
(1) PowerPoint on Windows PCs: (a) Designer support for text; (b) Ink Replay; (c) "Shared with Me" tab in backstage; (d) Segment Eraser; (e) Surface pen can manipulate object handles; (f) Surface pen button supports lasso selecting ink; (g) Edit with others in real-time (see where others are working and view changes as they type); (h) Recent Folders list in the Recent tab; (i) Icon library of professional, high-quality vector-based icons; (j) Support for Scalable Vector Graphics (SVGs); (k) Activity feed support for documents on SharePoint and OneDrive for Business; (2) PowerPoint on Macs: (a) Support for playing back a Summary Zoom, Section Zoom or Slide Zoom already in a presentation; (b) Trim audio and video files, trigger animation using a bookmark in media file
2017-01-21 Description Description:
Currently announced and already-launched features for PowerPoint on Windows PCs and Macs.PowerPoint on Windows PCs:Designer support for textInk ReplayPowerPoint on Macs:Trim audio and video files, trigger animation using a bookmark in media file
2016-12-27 Description Description:
(1) PowerPoint on Windows PCs: (a) Designer support for text; (b) Ink Replay; (c) "Shared with Me" tab in backstage; (d) Segment Eraser; (e) Surface pen can manipulate object handles; (f) Surface pen button supports lasso selecting ink; (g) Edit with others in real-time (see where others are working and view changes as they type); (h) Recent Folders list in the Recent tab; (i) Icon library of professional, high-quality vector-based icons; (j) Support for Scalable Vector Graphics (SVGs); (2) PowerPoint on Macs: (a) Support for playing back a Summary Zoom, Section Zoom or Slide Zoom already in a presentation; (b) Trim audio and video files, trigger animation using a bookmark in media file
2016-11-18 Description Description:
(1) PowerPoint on Windows PCs: (a) Designer support for text; (a) Ink Replay; (2) PowerPoint on Macs: Trim audio and video files, trigger animation using a bookmark in media file
2016-11-16 Description Description:
Currently announced and already-launched features for PowerPoint on Windows PCs and Macs.PowerPoint on Windows PCs:Designer support for textInk ReplayPowerPoint on Macs:Trim audio and video files, trigger animation using a bookmark in media file
2016-11-16 Description Description:
(1) PowerPoint on Windows PCs: (a) Designer support for text; (a) Ink Replay; (2) PowerPoint on Macs: Trim audio and video files, trigger animation using a bookmark in media file
2016-11-12 Description Description:
Currently announced and already-launched features for PowerPoint on Windows PCs and Macs.PowerPoint on Windows PCs:Designer support for textInk ReplayPowerPoint on Macs:Trim audio and video files, trigger animation using a bookmark in media file
2016-11-11 Description Description:
(1) PowerPoint on Windows PCs: (a) Designer support for text; (a) Ink Replay; (2) PowerPoint on Macs: Trim audio and video files, trigger animation using a bookmark in media file
2016-11-08 New Feature Status:
Launched

Title:
PowerPoint on Windows PCs and Macs

Description:
Currently announced and already-launched features for PowerPoint on Windows PCs and Macs.PowerPoint on Windows PCs:Designer support for textInk ReplayPowerPoint on Macs:Trim audio and video files, trigger animation using a bookmark in media file
Date Update Type Update Details
2017-04-05 Description Description:
PowerPoint on Windows PCs: (a) Quickstarter; (b) Automatic alternative text descriptions (alt-text) for images
2017-03-08 Description Description:
PowerPoint on Windows PCs: (a) Easier background removal during photo editing; (b) Quickstarter; (c) Built-in digital ruler
2017-01-27 Description Description:
PowerPoint on Windows PCs: (a) Easier background removal during photo editing
2017-01-24 Description Description:
PowerPoint on Windows PCs: (a) Easier background removal during photo editing; (b) Activity feed support for documents on OneDrive (consumer)
2017-01-21 Description Description:
Currently announced and rolling-out features for PowerPoint on Windows PCs and Macs.PowerPoint on Windows PCs:"Shared with Me" tab in backstageSupport for Scalable Vector Graphics (SVGs)
2017-01-12 Description Description:
PowerPoint on Windows PCs: (a) Easier background removal during photo editing
2016-12-27 Description Description:
PowerPoint on Windows PCs: n/a (features in development or recently launched)
2016-11-18 Description Description:
PowerPoint on Windows PCs: (a) "Shared with Me" tab in backstage; (b) Support for Scalable Vector Graphics (SVGs)
2016-11-16 Description Description:
Currently announced and rolling-out features for PowerPoint on Windows PCs and Macs.PowerPoint on Windows PCs:"Shared with Me" tab in backstageSupport for Scalable Vector Graphics (SVGs)
2016-11-16 Description Description:
PowerPoint on Windows PCs: (a) "Shared with Me" tab in backstage; (b) Support for Scalable Vector Graphics (SVGs)
2016-11-12 Description Description:
Currently announced and rolling-out features for PowerPoint on Windows PCs and Macs.PowerPoint on Windows PCs:"Shared with Me" tab in backstageSupport for Scalable Vector Graphics (SVGs)
2016-11-11 Description Description:
PowerPoint on Windows PCs: (a) "Shared with Me" tab in backstage; (b) Support for Scalable Vector Graphics (SVGs)
2016-11-08 New Feature Status:
Rolling Out

Title:
PowerPoint on Windows PCs and Macs

Description:
Currently announced and rolling-out features for PowerPoint on Windows PCs and Macs.PowerPoint on Windows PCs:"Shared with Me" tab in backstageSupport for Scalable Vector Graphics (SVGs)
Date Update Type Update Details
2017-04-05 Description Description:
Excel on Windows PCs: (1) co-authoring in spreadsheets (currently available for Office Insiders Fast)
2017-01-27 Description Description:
Excel on Windows PCs: (a) Surface pen can manipulate object handles; (b) Surface pen button supports lasso selecting ink; (c) Easier background removal during photo editing
2017-01-24 Description Description:
Excel on Windows PCs: (a) Surface pen can manipulate object handles; (b) Surface pen button supports lasso selecting ink; (c) Easier background removal during photo editing; (d) Activity feed support for documents on OneDrive (consumer)
2017-01-21 Description Description:
Currently announced and rolling-out features for Excel on Windows PCs and Macs.Excel on Windows PCs:Ink ReplaySupport for Scalable Vector Graphics (SVGs)"Shared with Me" tab in backstage
2017-01-12 Description Description:
Excel on Windows PCs: (a) Surface pen can manipulate object handles; (b) Surface pen button supports lasso selecting ink; (c) Easier background removal during photo editing
2016-12-27 Description Description:
Excel on Windows PCs: n/a (features in development or recently launched)
2016-11-18 Description Description:
Excel on Windows PCs: (a) Ink Replay; (b) Support for Scalable Vector Graphics (SVGs); (c) "Shared with Me" tab in backstage
2016-11-16 Description Description:
Currently announced and rolling-out features for Excel on Windows PCs and Macs.Excel on Windows PCs:Ink ReplaySupport for Scalable Vector Graphics (SVGs)"Shared with Me" tab in backstage
2016-11-16 Description Description:
Excel on Windows PCs: (a) Ink Replay; (b) Support for Scalable Vector Graphics (SVGs); (c) "Shared with Me" tab in backstage
2016-11-12 Description Description:
Currently announced and rolling-out features for Excel on Windows PCs and Macs.Excel on Windows PCs:Ink ReplaySupport for Scalable Vector Graphics (SVGs)"Shared with Me" tab in backstage
2016-11-11 Description Description:
Excel on Windows PCs: (a) Ink Replay; (b) Support for Scalable Vector Graphics (SVGs); (c) "Shared with Me" tab in backstage
2016-11-08 New Feature Status:
Rolling Out

Title:
Excel on Windows PCs and Macs

Description:
Currently announced and rolling-out features for Excel on Windows PCs and Macs.Excel on Windows PCs:Ink ReplaySupport for Scalable Vector Graphics (SVGs)"Shared with Me" tab in backstage
Date Update Type Update Details
2017-04-05 Description Description:
Word on Macs: (a) New Editor pane provides additional information and context (currently available for Office Insiders Fast)
2017-03-08 Description Description:
Word on Macs: (a) Easier background removal during photo editing; (b) Large-screen page view; (c) New Editor pane provides additional information and context
2017-01-27 Description Description:
Word on Macs: (a) Easier background removal during photo editing
2017-01-24 Description Description:
Word on Macs: (a) Easier background removal during photo editing; (b) Activity feed support for documents on OneDrive (consumer)
2017-01-21 Description Description:
Currently announced and rolling-out features for Word on Windows PCs and Macs.Word on Windows PCs:EditorInk ReplayInk EditorSupport for Scalable Vector Graphics (SVGs)"Shared with Me" tab in backstageShape RecognitionResearcher
2017-01-12 Description Description:
Word on Macs: (a) Easier background removal during photo editing
2016-12-27 Description Description:
Word on Macs: n/a (features in development or recently launched)
2016-11-18 Description Description:
Word on Windows PCs: (a) Editor; (b) Ink Replay; (c) Ink Editor; (d) Support for Scalable Vector Graphics (SVGs); (e) "Shared with Me" tab in backstage; (f) Shape Recognition; (g) Researcher
2016-11-16 Description Description:
Currently announced and rolling-out features for Word on Windows PCs and Macs.Word on Windows PCs:EditorInk ReplayInk EditorSupport for Scalable Vector Graphics (SVGs)"Shared with Me" tab in backstageShape RecognitionResearcher
2016-11-16 Description Description:
Word on Windows PCs: (a) Editor; (b) Ink Replay; (c) Ink Editor; (d) Support for Scalable Vector Graphics (SVGs); (e) "Shared with Me" tab in backstage; (f) Shape Recognition; (g) Researcher
2016-11-12 Description Description:
Currently announced and rolling-out features for Word on Windows PCs and Macs.Word on Windows PCs:EditorInk ReplayInk EditorSupport for Scalable Vector Graphics (SVGs)"Shared with Me" tab in backstageShape RecognitionResearcher
2016-11-11 Description Description:
Word on Windows PCs: (a) Editor; (b) Ink Replay; (c) Ink Editor; (d) Support for Scalable Vector Graphics (SVGs); (e) "Shared with Me" tab in backstage; (f) Shape Recognition; (g) Researcher
2016-11-08 New Feature Status:
Rolling Out

Title:
Word on Windows PCs and Macs

Description:
Currently announced and rolling-out features for Word on Windows PCs and Macs.Word on Windows PCs:EditorInk ReplayInk EditorSupport for Scalable Vector Graphics (SVGs)"Shared with Me" tab in backstageShape RecognitionResearcher
Date Update Type Update Details
2017-04-05 Description Description:
(1) PowerPoint on Windows PCs: (a) Support for 3D models; (b) Recent Items list available for inserting hyperlinks
2017-03-08 Description Description:
(1) PowerPoint on Windows PCs: (a) Support for 3D models; (b) Recent Items list available for inserting hyperlinks; (c) Automatic alternative text descriptions (alt-text) for images
2017-01-24 Description Description:
(1) PowerPoint on Windows PCs: (a) Quickstarter; (b) Built-in digital ruler; (c) Support for 3D models; (d) Recent Items list available for inserting hyperlinks; (e) Automatic alternative text descriptions (alt-text) for images; (2) PowerPoint on Macs: (a) Touch Bar support on MacBook Pro
2017-01-21 Description Description:
Currently announced and in-development features for PowerPoint on Windows PCs and Macs.PowerPoint on Windows PCs:QuickStarterBuilt-in digital rulerSegment EraserSupport for 3D modelsIcon library of professional, high-quality vector-based iconsSurface pen can manipulate object handlesSurface pen button supports lasso selecting inkEasier background removal during photo editingPowerPoint on Macs:Support for playing back a Summary Zoom, Section Zoom or Slide Zoom already in a presentation
2017-01-12 Description Description:
(1) PowerPoint on Windows PCs: (a) Quickstarter; (b) Built-in digital ruler; (c) Support for 3D models; (d) Recent Items list available for inserting hyperlinks; (e) Automatic alternative text descriptions (alt-text) for images; (2) PowerPoint on Macs: (a) Touch Bar support on MacBook Pro
2016-12-27 Description Description:
(1) PowerPoint on Windows PCs: (a) Quickstarter; (b) Built-in digital ruler; (c) Support for 3D models; (d) Easier background removal during photo editing; (e) Recent Items list available for inserting hyperlinks; (f) Automatic alternative text descriptions (alt-text) for images
2016-11-18 Description Description:
(1) PowerPoint on Windows PCs: (a) Quickstarter; (b) Built-in digital ruler; (c) Segment Eraser; (d) Support for 3D models; (e) Icon library of professional, high-quality vector-based icons; (f) Surface pen can manipulate object handles; (g) Surface pen button supports lasso selecting ink; (h) Easier background removal during photo editing; (2) PowerPoint on Macs: Support for playing back a Summary Zoom, Section Zoom or Slide Zoom already in a presentation
2016-11-16 Description Description:
Currently announced and in-development features for PowerPoint on Windows PCs and Macs.PowerPoint on Windows PCs:QuickStarterBuilt-in digital rulerSegment EraserSupport for 3D modelsIcon library of professional, high-quality vector-based iconsSurface pen can manipulate object handlesSurface pen button supports lasso selecting inkEasier background removal during photo editingPowerPoint on Macs:Support for playing back a Summary Zoom, Section Zoom or Slide Zoom already in a presentation
2016-11-16 Description Description:
(1) PowerPoint on Windows PCs: (a) Quickstarter; (b) Built-in digital ruler; (c) Segment Eraser; (d) Support for 3D models; (e) Icon library of professional, high-quality vector-based icons; (f) Surface pen can manipulate object handles; (g) Surface pen button supports lasso selecting ink; (h) Easier background removal during photo editing; (2) PowerPoint on Macs: Support for playing back a Summary Zoom, Section Zoom or Slide Zoom already in a presentation
2016-11-12 Description Description:
Currently announced and in-development features for PowerPoint on Windows PCs and Macs.PowerPoint on Windows PCs:QuickStarterBuilt-in digital rulerSegment EraserSupport for 3D modelsIcon library of professional, high-quality vector-based iconsSurface pen can manipulate object handlesSurface pen button supports lasso selecting inkEasier background removal during photo editingPowerPoint on Macs:Support for playing back a Summary Zoom, Section Zoom or Slide Zoom already in a presentation
2016-11-11 Description Description:
(1) PowerPoint on Windows PCs: (a) Quickstarter; (b) Built-in digital ruler; (c) Segment Eraser; (d) Support for 3D models; (e) Icon library of professional, high-quality vector-based icons; (f) Surface pen can manipulate object handles; (g) Surface pen button supports lasso selecting ink; (h) Easier background removal during photo editing; (2) PowerPoint on Macs: Support for playing back a Summary Zoom, Section Zoom or Slide Zoom already in a presentation
2016-11-08 New Feature Status:
In Development

Title:
PowerPoint on Windows PCs and Macs

Description:
Currently announced and in-development features for PowerPoint on Windows PCs and Macs.PowerPoint on Windows PCs:QuickStarterBuilt-in digital rulerSegment EraserSupport for 3D modelsIcon library of professional, high-quality vector-based iconsSurface pen can manipulate object handlesSurface pen button supports lasso selecting inkEasier background removal during photo editingPowerPoint on Macs:Support for playing back a Summary Zoom, Section Zoom or Slide Zoom already in a presentation
Date Update Type Update Details
2017-03-08 Description Description:
Excel on Windows PCs: (a) Built-in digital ruler; (b) Segment Eraser; (c) Support for 3D models; (d) Personalized PivotTable Layouts; (e) Recent Items list available for inserting hyperlinks
2017-01-24 Description Description:
Excel on Windows PCs: (a) Built-in digital ruler; (b) Segment Eraser; (c) Support for 3D models; (d) Personalized PivotTable Layouts; (e) Recent Items list available for inserting hyperlinks; (2) Excel on Macs: (a) Touch Bar support on MacBook Pro
2017-01-21 Description Description:
Currently announced and in-development features for Excel on Windows PCs and Macs.Excel on Windows PCs:Maps (new chart type)Built-in digital rulerSegment EraserSupport for 3D modelsIcon library of professional, high-quality vector-based iconsSurface pen can manipulate object handlesSurface pen button supports lasso selecting inkPersonalized PivotTable LayoutsEasier background removal during photo editing
2017-01-12 Description Description:
Excel on Windows PCs: (a) Built-in digital ruler; (b) Segment Eraser; (c) Support for 3D models; (d) Personalized PivotTable Layouts; (e) Recent Items list available for inserting hyperlinks; (2) Excel on Macs: (a) Touch Bar support on MacBook Pro
2016-12-27 Description Description:
Excel on Windows PCs: (a) Built-in digital ruler; (b) Segment Eraser; (c) Support for 3D models; (d) Personalized PivotTable Layouts; (e) Easier background removal during photo editing; (f) Surface pen can manipulate object handles; (g) Surface pen button supports lasso selecting ink; (i) Recent Items list available for inserting hyperlinks
2016-11-18 Description Description:
Excel on Windows PCs: (a) Maps (new chart type); (b) Built-in digital ruler; (c) Segment Eraser; (d) Support for 3D models; (e) Icon library of professional, high-quality vector-based icons; (f) Surface pen can manipulate object handles; (g) Surface pen button supports lasso selecting ink; (h) Personalized PivotTable Layouts; (i) Easier background removal during photo editing
2016-11-16 Description Description:
Currently announced and in-development features for Excel on Windows PCs and Macs.Excel on Windows PCs:Maps (new chart type)Built-in digital rulerSegment EraserSupport for 3D modelsIcon library of professional, high-quality vector-based iconsSurface pen can manipulate object handlesSurface pen button supports lasso selecting inkPersonalized PivotTable LayoutsEasier background removal during photo editing
2016-11-16 Description Description:
Excel on Windows PCs: (a) Maps (new chart type); (b) Built-in digital ruler; (c) Segment Eraser; (d) Support for 3D models; (e) Icon library of professional, high-quality vector-based icons; (f) Surface pen can manipulate object handles; (g) Surface pen button supports lasso selecting ink; (h) Personalized PivotTable Layouts; (i) Easier background removal during photo editing
2016-11-12 Description Description:
Currently announced and in-development features for Excel on Windows PCs and Macs.Excel on Windows PCs:Maps (new chart type)Built-in digital rulerSegment EraserSupport for 3D modelsIcon library of professional, high-quality vector-based iconsSurface pen can manipulate object handlesSurface pen button supports lasso selecting inkPersonalized PivotTable LayoutsEasier background removal during photo editing
2016-11-11 Description Description:
Excel on Windows PCs: (a) Maps (new chart type); (b) Built-in digital ruler; (c) Segment Eraser; (d) Support for 3D models; (e) Icon library of professional, high-quality vector-based icons; (f) Surface pen can manipulate object handles; (g) Surface pen button supports lasso selecting ink; (h) Personalized PivotTable Layouts; (i) Easier background removal during photo editing
2016-11-08 New Feature Status:
In Development

Title:
Excel on Windows PCs and Macs

Description:
Currently announced and in-development features for Excel on Windows PCs and Macs.Excel on Windows PCs:Maps (new chart type)Built-in digital rulerSegment EraserSupport for 3D modelsIcon library of professional, high-quality vector-based iconsSurface pen can manipulate object handlesSurface pen button supports lasso selecting inkPersonalized PivotTable LayoutsEasier background removal during photo editing
Date Update Type Update Details
2020-05-21 New Feature Status:
In Development

Title:
Power BI: PivotTables from Power BI Datasets

Description:
You can create PivotTables in Excel that are connected to datasets stored in Power BI with a few clicks. Doing this allows you get the best of both PivotTables and Power BI. Calculate, summarize, and analyze your data with PivotTables from your secure Power BI datasets.
Date Update Type Update Details
2020-05-07 New Feature Status:
In Development

Title:
Outlook on the web - Text predictions

Description:
Using smart technology, Outlook will predict text while you type. Just use the Tab key to accept the text prediction.
Date Update Type Update Details
2020-04-29 New Feature Status:
In Development

Title:
Fluent design coherence updates for SharePoint

Description:
Microsoft uses the Fluent design system to ensure a cohesive and accessible design for all Microsoft product users. Fluent will be applied to modern SharePoint which will result in some visual changes. You will notice larger and bolder typefaces, increased opacity for drop shadows, and rounded corners for square graphical elements.
Date Update Type Update Details
2020-04-29 New Feature Status:
In Development

Title:
SharePoint site header updates

Description:
New options will become available to customize the branding of modern SharePoint sites. Site creators will be able to choose to show or hide the site title and will have additional configuration options for site logo - a square site logo thumbnail or a non-square site logo. Both changes will be reflected in the Site settings Change the look panel.
Date Update Type Update Details
2020-05-12 Description Description:
Teams Admin Center enables management of Teams devices including Teams phones. When Microsoft releases a certified update for these devices, through the Teams Admin Center, a global admin or Teams service admin can manually push the updates to the devices deployed in their tenants. In order to remove this friction, we are providing the capability for these devices to automatically receive and apply the latest update, without the need to manually push it form the Teams Admin center. IT Admins can change auto-update settings on Teams admin center to define the auto-update behavior for each device individually
2020-04-29 New Feature Status:
In Development

Title:
Auto-update for Teams Phones

Description:
Teams Admin Center enables management of Teams devices including Teams phones. When Microsoft releases a certified update for these devices, through the Teams Admin Center, a global admin or Teams service admin can manually push the updates to the devices deployed in their tenants. In order to remove this friction, we are providing the capability for these devices to automatically receive and apply the latest update, without the need to manually push it form the Teams Admin center. Admins can change auto-update settings on Teams admin center to define the auto-update behavior for each device individually.
Date Update Type Update Details
2020-05-13 Description Description:
Current channel is designed for broad deployment of feature updates as soon as it is production ready.  Current channel is fully compliant, supported, and updates every month (with addition security and quality updates). Existing tenants will remain in the channel that they have already selected.
2020-05-12 New Feature Status:
In Development

Title:
Microsoft 365 Apps for enterprise: New Tenants will default to the "Current Channel".

Description:
- Current channel is designed for broad deployment of feature updates as soon as it is production ready. - It is fully compliant, supported, and updates every month (with addition security and quality updates).- Existing tenants will remain in the channel that they have already selected.
Date Update Type Update Details
2020-05-12 Title Title:
Microsoft Teams: Support for Egnyte as a cloud storage provider
2020-05-06 New Feature Status:
In Development

Title:
Microsoft Teams supports Egnyte as a cloud storage provider

Description:
We are adding support for Egnyte as part of our growing list of third-party cloud storage providers.
Date Update Type Update Details
2020-05-19 Description Description:
Suggested Replies functionality shows an option of 3 different responses for a user to choose from for select messages. Users can quickly reply to a given message by tapping on a suggested reply.
2020-05-14 New Feature Status:
In Development

Title:
Suggested Replies

Description:
Suggested Replies functionality shows an option of 3 different responses for a user to choose from for select messages. Users can quickly reply to a given message by tapping on a suggested reply.
Date Update Type Update Details
2020-04-24 New Feature Status:
In Development

Title:
Microsoft Teams - background effects policy for tenant administrators

Description:
We are enabling tenant administrators to assign a user-level policy to control how users engage with background effects in Teams meetings. Options include: offer no filters; background blur only; use background blur and default provided images; and all, which includes the ability for users to upload their own custom images.
Date Update Type Update Details
2020-04-24 New Feature Status:
In Development

Title:
Microsoft Teams - upload custom images for background effects in Teams meetings

Description:
We are building upon the heavily popular background effects feature in Teams meetings with custom upload capabilities. This new feature in Teams allow meetings attendees to customize their background by uploading their own images.
Date Update Type Update Details
2020-04-28 Description Description:
Outlook is adding the option to schedule when you want to send an email message.
2020-04-25 Title Title:
Outlook on the web - Send later
2020-04-24 New Feature Status:
In Development

Title:
Outlook on the web - Schedule send

Description:
Outlook is adding the option to schedule when you want to send an email message.
Date Update Type Update Details
2020-05-19 Description Description:
The Azure Information Protection unified labeling client for Windows is a downloadable client for organizations that use sensitivity labels to classify and protect documents and emails. This client also has a viewer for organizations that don’t have their own information protection infrastructure but want to consume content that has been protected by other organizations that use a Rights Management service from Microsoft.
2020-05-07 New Feature Status:
In Development

Title:
AIP Unified Labeling client for Windows available for Government clouds

Description:
The Azure Information Protection unified labeling client for Windows is a downloadable client for organizations that use sensitivity labels to classify and protect documents and emails. This client also has a viewer for organizations that don’t have their own information protection infrastructure but want to consume content that has been protected by other organizations that use a Rights Management service from Microsoft.
Date Update Type Update Details
2020-05-07 New Feature Status:
In Development

Title:
Office 365: Office 365 Advanced Message Encryption for Government clouds

Description:
With Advanced Message Encryption in Office 365, you can control sensitive emails shared outside the organization with automatic policies. You configure these policies to identify sensitive information types such as PII, Financial, or Health IDs, or you can use keywords to enhance protection. Once configured, you can pair policies with custom branded email templates and then add an expiration date for extra control of emails that fit the policy. Also, admins can further control encrypted emails accessed externally through a secure web portal by revoking access to the mail at any time.?
Date Update Type Update Details
2020-05-07 New Feature Status:
In Development

Title:
AIP scanner for on-premises available for Government clouds

Description:
Azure Information Protection: Azure Information Protection Scanner helps you manage and protect your on-premises data. The scanner can be configured to periodically scan your on premises repositories such as File Servers and on-premises SharePoint servers to discover, label and protect sensitive data based on company policies. This is particularly important in scenarios where you’re planning data migration from on-premises to cloud storage or working towards meeting regulatory and compliance requirements such as GDPR.
Date Update Type Update Details
2020-05-09 Status Status:
Rolling Out
2020-04-28 Title
Description
Title:
Yammer: New Feature: Restricting conversations in All Company

Description:
For organizations that wish to have more control to co-curate the types of conversations that take place in All Company, Yammer is introducing admin settings to restrict posting in connected All Company communities. Once this setting is enabled, only network admins will have the ability to post in All Company while any employee in All Company can respond to a conversation starter or react.
2020-04-24 Title Title:
Yammer: Restrict posts in connected All Company feed
2020-04-23 New Feature Status:
In Development

Title:
Restrict posts in connected All Company feed

Description:
Admins of All Company will be able to restrict/prevent new posts to the All Company feed. Users will still be able to comment on existing conversations. The All Company will need to be a Microsoft 365 connected community in order to have this setting.
Date Update Type Update Details
2020-05-09 Status Status:
Rolling Out
2020-05-07 Description Description:
We're releasing several updates to Yammer Live Events. These updates include: Email for producers and presenters, sent as soon as the Yammer event is created. Yammer Event tab on mobile. Improvements to how portrait images and videos appear on mobile and web.
2020-04-28 Description Description:
We're releasing several updates to Yammer Live Events. These updates include:
- Email for producers and presenters - sent as soon as the Yammer event is created. - Yammer Event tab on mobile- Improvements to how portrait images and videos appear on mobile + web
2020-04-28 Title
Description
Title:
Yammer: Updates to Live Events

Description:
We're releasing several updates to Yammer Live Events. These updates include:

- Email for producers and presenters - sent as soon as the Yammer event is created.
- Yammer Event tab on mobile
- Improvements to how portrait images and videos appear on mobile + web
2020-04-24 Title Title:
Yammer: Events updates
2020-04-23 New Feature Status:
In Development

Title:
Yammer events updates

Description:
- Events tab in mobile apps - Portrait mode on mobile and web - Calendar invite for presenter/producer roles
Date Update Type Update Details
2020-04-24 New Feature Status:
In Development

Title:
Outlook for Android: default-on online meetings

Description:
When you create a New Event in Outlook and your organization uses Teams or Skype for Business as your online meeting provider, Outlook will automatically create the event it as an online meeting.  You can disable the online meeting with the toggle in each event or customize it in Settings.
Date Update Type Update Details
2020-04-28 Description Description:
When you create a New Event in Outlook and your organization uses Teams or Skype for Business as your online meeting provider, Outlook will automatically create the event as an online meeting.  You can disable the online meeting with the toggle in each event or customize it in Settings.
2020-04-24 New Feature Status:
In Development

Title:
Outlook for iOS: default-on online meetings

Description:
When you create a New Event in Outlook and your organization uses Teams or Skype for Business as your online meeting provider, Outlook will automatically create the event it as an online meeting.  You can disable the online meeting with the toggle in each event or customize it in Settings.
Date Update Type Update Details
2020-05-29 Status Status:
Launched
2020-05-13 Description Description:
Introducing  the “Monthly Enterprise Channel” as a new update channel for Microsoft 365 Apps for enterprise. This new channel is designed to help customers seeking to stay up to date with feature updates, such as real-time collaboration and AI capabilities, while benefiting from predictable servicing cadence. This channel is also recommended for admins who look for additional insights and controls to better manage their complex environments.
2020-05-12 New Feature Status:
In Development

Title:
New update channel for Microsoft 365 Apps for enterprise

Description:
Introducing  the “Monthly Enterprise Channel” as a new update channel for Microsoft 365 Apps for enterprise.
- This new channel is designed to help customers seeking to stay up to date with feature updates, such as real-time collaboration and AI capabilities, while benefiting from predictable servicing cadence.
- This channel is also recommended for admins who look for additional insights and controls to better manage their complex environments.
Date Update Type Update Details
2020-05-13 Description Description:
The Microsoft 365 servicing model keeps evolving. As part of that evolution the following Channels will be renamed: "Semi-Annual Channel” will become “Semi-Annual Enterprise Channel”, “Semi-Annual Channel (Targeted)" will become “Semi-Annual Enterprise Channel (Preview)”, “Monthly Channel (Standard)” will become “Current Channel”, “Monthly Channel (Targeted)” will become “Current Channel (Preview)”.
2020-05-12 New Feature Status:
In Development

Title:
Microsoft 365 Apps for enterprise: Changes to Channel Names

Description:
The Microsoft 365 servicing model keeps evolving. As part of that evolution the following Channels will be renamed:
- “Semi-Annual Channel” will become “Semi-Annual Enterprise Channel”
- “Semi-Annual Channel (Targeted)” will become “Semi-Annual Enterprise Channel (Preview)”
- “Monthly Channel (Standard)” will become “Current Channel”
- “Monthly Channel (Targeted)” will become “Current Channel (Preview)”
Date Update Type Update Details
2020-04-28 Description Description:
Yammer is being rebuilt from the ground up and will become Microsoft’s first application to fully leverage the Fluent Design system – resulting in a fast, modern, interface for web and mobile. But it’s not just a new look – we’re adding dozens of new features to Yammer that deliver top customer requests to help leaders and communities share, communicate, and discover like never before.  The new mobile experience is fully rolled out and now the web experience is available for public preview.
2020-04-25 New Feature Status:
Rolling Out

Title:
Yammer: The New Yammer (Public Preview)

Description:
Yammer is being rebuilt from the ground up and will become Microsoft’s first application to fully leverage the Fluent Design system – resulting in a fast, modern, interface for web and mobile. But it’s not just a new look – we’re adding dozens of new features to Yammer that deliver top customer requests to help leaders and communities share, communicate, and discover like never before.  The new mobile experience is fully rolled out and now the web experience is available for public preview.
Date Update Type Update Details
2020-05-29 Status Status:
Launched
2020-05-19 Status Status:
Rolling Out
2020-04-23 Title Title:
Microsoft Teams: Group chat with up to 250 people
2020-04-22 New Feature Status:
In Development

Title:
Group chat with up to 250 people

Description:
Sometimes you need to kick off a big project chat with a large group, or organize an ad-hoc discussion with staff at an event, but it is unnecessary to start a new team; perhaps you don’t all work together on a regular basis, or maybe you need a communication channel with a large group of people at an event. Group chats will be able to accommodate up to 250 users!
Date Update Type Update Details
2020-05-06 Status Status:
Launched
2020-04-28 Description Description:
Before this release, you couldn't apply your sensitivity labels in Office on the web. You didn't see the Sensitivity option on the ribbon, or the applied label name on the status bar. In addition, if you used desktop apps to label your files and then save them on SharePoint or OneDrive, the service couldn't process the content of these files if the label applied encryption. Coauthoring, eDiscovery, Data Loss Prevention, Search, Delve, and other collaborative features didn't work under these circumstances. This release enables all these capabilities. In addition to displaying sensitivity labels to users, for new and changed files that have a sensitivity label applied that includes encryption with a cloud-based key.
2020-04-24 New Feature Status:
Rolling Out

Title:
Information Protection: Manual classification with sensitivity labels for Office on the web

Description:
Before this release, you couldn't apply your sensitivity labels in Office on the web. You didn't see the Sensitivity option on the ribbon, or the applied label name on the status bar. In addition, if you used desktop apps to label your files and then save them on SharePoint or OneDrive, the service couldn't process the content of these files if the label applied encryption. Coauthoring, eDiscovery, Data Loss Prevention, Search, Delve, and other collaborative features didn't work under these circumstances.
?This release enables all these capabilities. In addition to displaying sensitivity labels to users, for new and changed files that have a sensitivity label applied that includes encryption with a cloud-based key. ??
Date Update Type Update Details
2020-04-28 Description Description:
Microsoft Forms Pro in GCC (Standalone ) will be available in April 2020.  Microsoft Forms Pro is an enterprise survey capability that helps businesses obtain the feedback they need to make smarter decisions. Powered by both Office 365 and Dynamics 365, Forms Pro supports businesses seeking to transform customer, product, and employee experiences.  Forms Pro is built on Microsoft Forms, and it offers new capabilities that make capturing and analyzing customer and employee feedback simpler than ever. Your customers can respond to the surveys by using any web browser or mobile device. As the responses are submitted, analyze them with Power BI reports and make effective decisions accordingly.
2020-04-23 New Feature Status:
Rolling Out

Title:
Microsoft Forms Pro (Standalone) for GCC

Description:
Microsoft Forms Pro in GCC (Standalone ) will be available in April 2020.  Microsoft Forms Pro is an enterprise survey capability that helps businesses obtain the feedback they need to make smarter decisions. Powered by both Office 365 and Dynamics 365, Forms Pro supports businesses seeking to transform customer, product, and employee experiences.  Forms Pro is built on Microsoft Forms, and it offers new capabilities that make capturing and analyzing customer and employee feedback simpler than ever. Your customers can respond to the surveys by using any web browser or mobile device. As the responses are submitted, analyze them with Power BI reports and make effective decisions accordingly.
Date Update Type Update Details
2020-05-29 Title
Description
Title:
Azure AD: New reviewer experience for Access Review

Description:
We are introducing the public preview of this updated experience for reviewers who currently use Azure Active Directory Access Review.
2020-04-29 Status
Description
Status:
In Development

Description:
We are introducing the public preview of this updated experience for reviewers who currently use Azure Active Directory (Azure AD) Access Review.
2020-04-24 New Feature Status:
Rolling Out

Title:
New reviewer experience for Access Review (Public Preview)

Description:
The Access Panel (myapps.microsoft.com) is migrating to a new series of portals. We are introducing the public preview of this updated experience for reviewers who currently use Azure Active Directory (Azure AD) Access Review.
Date Update Type Update Details
2020-04-30 New Feature Status:
Launched

Title:
Microsoft Productivity Score Updates

Description:
Microsoft Productivity Score will be updated to include the following new features: Communication category added to employee experience area measuring how people communicate over email, Microsoft Teams chat, and Yammer posts. User level details for all categories in the employee experience area Integration of Endpoint Analytics category in technology experience to help you understand how long it takes to get to the desktop after a reboot and login Integration of Network Connectivity category in technology experience to help you understand how your connectivity affects Exchange latency and SharePoint/OneDrive throughput
Date Update Type Update Details
2020-05-29 Status Status:
Launched
2020-04-21 New Feature Status:
In Development

Title:
Updates to Office 365 Quarantine Notifications and Alerts - Shared Mailboxes

Description:
With this change, end-user-spam notification will be integrated with shared mailboxes. End-Users with access to shared mailbox will be able to take actions such as release messages.
Date Update Type Update Details
2020-04-22 Title Title:
Intune: Intune role management coming to Microsoft 365 admin center
2020-04-21 New Feature Status:
In Development

Title:
Intune role management coming to Microsoft 365 admin center

Description:
We are adding Intune role management experiences to the Microsoft 365 admin center, where you can assign roles, compare roles, and search for roles.
Date Update Type Update Details
2020-05-19 Description Description:
As a complement to Azure AD Connect sync, seamlessly provision identities from multiple disconnected on-premises AD forest to Azure AD with Azure AD Connect cloud provisioning. Lightweight agents move the heavy lifting for provisioning to the cloud, granting high availability in your hybrid identity environment and ensuring you can manage identities across all of your organizations from a single cloud control plane.
2020-05-06 New Feature Status:
Rolling Out

Title:
Azure AD Connect cloud provisioning

Description:
As a complement to Azure AD Connect sync, seamlessly provision identities from multiple disconnected on-premises AD forest to Azure AD with Azure AD Connect cloud provisioning. Lightweight agents move the heavy lifting for provisioning to the cloud, granting high availability in your hybrid identity environment and ensuring you can manage identities across all of your organizations from a single cloud control plane.
Date Update Type Update Details
2017-01-24 Status Status:
Launched
2017-01-21 Status Status:
Rolling Out
2016-12-01 Status Status:
Launched
2016-11-01 New Feature Status:
Rolling Out

Title:
Accessibility Updates - Skype for Business 2016 WIndows client

Description:
These new client visuals are part of a large amount of work (both visual and internal) Microsoft has done to make Skype for Business 2016 more accessible so that it can be enjoyed by more people around the world.  One example of this effort is the slight variation in color changes which provides greater text-to-background contrast to empower those with low vision to more easily distinguish parts of the interface.  We also improved screen reader support, simplified keyboard navigation and made the keyboard focus easier to see in many places.  For more information on the overall goal of Microsoft to enable all users go to: https://www.microsoft.com/enable/
Date Update Type Update Details
2017-04-18 Status Status:
Launched
2016-11-08 Status
Description
Status:
Rolling Out

Description:
We’re improving the way Outlook on the web users interact with files in Office 365 Groups with a new files view that gives you access to all the files shared with the group such as files shared as email attachments, files stored in the group’s SharePoint document library, or files shared from OneDrive or other SharePoint document libraries.
2016-11-01 New Feature Status:
In Development

Title:
Office 365 Groups: New groups files view in Outlook on the web

Description:
Helps you easily access, view and update all files that has been shared with your Group either via email as "classic" attachments or files that have been uploaded to the Groups SharePoint sites document library
Date Update Type Update Details
2020-04-18 New Feature Status:
In Development

Title:
Yammer: Updated conversations webpart for Sharepoint

Description:
We are updating the Yammer Conversations web part for SharePoint that contains the new Yammer experience. SharePoint Sites that use the Yammer Conversations web part will start displaying the new Yammer Conversations web part experience.
Date Update Type Update Details
2020-04-18 New Feature Status:
In Development

Title:
SharePoint lists and libraries - configure header, footer and body of a form

Description:
This feature allows users in SharePoint lists and libraries to add a custom header and a footer to the associated form. In addition to this, users can also customize the body text area with sections. Users can click "Configure layout" in the property form or the details pane to begin configuring the form.
Date Update Type Update Details
2020-04-18 New Feature Status:
In Development

Title:
SharePoint lists and libraries - Conditional show or hide columns in a form

Description:
This feature allows users in lists and libraries to show or hide columns in a list form based on another column's value by specifying a formula; equations that perform conditional checks on values in a SharePoint list or library. Users can click "Edit conditional formula" in the "Edit columns" list form pane to configure.
Date Update Type Update Details
2020-05-02 Status Status:
Rolling Out
2020-04-21 Description Description:
Outlook for Android will be available to customers in China through certain app stores and the services and support of Office 365 operated by 21Vianet.
2020-04-17 New Feature Status:
In Development

Title:
Outlook for Android: Availability in Office 365 operated by 21Vianet

Description:
Outlook for Android will be available to customers in China through certain app stores and the services and support of Office 365 operated by 21Vianet
Date Update Type Update Details
2020-04-23 Status Status:
Launched
2020-04-14 New Feature Status:
Rolling Out

Title:
Microsoft Teams - assign a policy package to a batch of Teams users

Description:
Batch policy package assignment will allow Teams admins to use cmdlets to assign policies to groups of users.
Date Update Type Update Details
2020-05-04 Status Status:
Launched
2020-04-14 New Feature Status:
Rolling Out

Title:
Microsoft Teams - new policy to prevent upload of profile picture

Description:
Teams desktop and web experiences will honor the Outlook on the Web mailbox policy setting that can control whether users are able change their profile pictures
Date Update Type Update Details
2020-04-22 Status Status:
Launched
2020-04-14 New Feature Status:
Rolling Out

Title:
Microsoft Teams - update default Teams meeting policy to enforce lobby in meetings for external users

Description:
We are updating the default meeting policy to automatically enforce lobby for all external users who join a Teams meeting, including attendees joining via Audio Conferencing. This policy change will only impact those tenants who have not modified the default meetings policy.
Date Update Type Update Details
2020-05-01 Status Status:
Rolling Out
2020-04-18 Title Title:
Sharepoint: Updated Yammer Conversations web part for SharePoint
2020-04-14 New Feature Status:
In Development

Title:
New Yammer Conversations web part for SharePoint

Description:
We are updating the Yammer Conversations web part for SharePoint that contains the new Yammer experience. SharePoint Sites that use the Yammer Conversations web part will start displaying the new Yammer Conversations web part experience.
Date Update Type Update Details
2020-04-24 Title Title:
Outlook on the web - Option to End Meetings Early
2020-04-14 New Feature Status:
In Development

Title:
Outlook on the web - end events early

Description:
Similar to Outlook for Windows, we are adding the option to have the meetings you create end 0-15 mins before the regular scheduled times. You can set this up in Settings/Calendar/Events and invitations/End_appointments_and_meetings_earlier
Date Update Type Update Details
2020-05-02 Title
Description
Title:
Outlook on the web - Option to create all meetings online

Description:
When you create a meeting and you use Teams or Skype for Business as your online meeting provider, you can set Outlook to automatically create all your meetings as an online meeting. You can disable the online meeting toggle per meeting when you create it or for all meetings in Calendar Settings under --Events and invitations-
2020-04-14 New Feature Status:
In Development

Title:
Outlook on the web - default-on online meetings

Description:
When you create a meeting and you use Teams or Skype for Business as your online meeting provider, Outlook will automatically create it as an online meeting. Users can disable the online meeting toggle per meeting or for all meetings in Calendar Settings under "Events and invitations"
Date Update Type Update Details
2020-05-19 Title
Description
Title:
Microsoft Teams - change in meeting join experience (education tenants only)

Description:
We currently allow anyone within an organization to start a Teams meeting. Moving forward, we will restrict the ability to start a meeting to only those users who have been assigned a policy to create a meeting. Meeting attendees without the ability to create a meeting will see a pre-join screen indicating that the meeting hasn't started. These individuals and will be automatically admitted into the meeting once a user with permissions joins and starts the meeting. This change will only apply to education tenants.
2020-04-11 New Feature Status:
In Development

Title:
Microsoft Teams - change in meeting join experience

Description:
We currently allow anyone within an organization to start a Teams meeting. Moving forward, we will restrict the ability to start a meeting to only those users who have been assigned a policy to create a meeting. Meeting attendees without the ability to create a meeting will see a pre-join screen indicating that the meeting hasn't started. These individuals and will be automatically admitted into the meeting once a user with permissions joins and starts the meeting.
Date Update Type Update Details
2020-05-19 Status Status:
Launched
2020-04-11 New Feature Status:
In Development

Title:
Microsoft Teams - download a participant report in a Teams meeting

Description:
Meeting organizers, especially teachers, often need to know who joined their Teams meetings. Soon you will be able to download a participant report, found in the roster view that includes join and leave times for participants. Available in the roster view, meeting organizers can download the report that includes those users who joined while the organizer was present. This feature is only available within the meeting while the meeting is active. Available on desktop (Windows and Mac) and the web.
Date Update Type Update Details
2020-05-15 Status Status:
Launched
2020-05-12 Status Status:
Rolling Out
2020-05-09 Description Description:
We are increasing the number of participants who can be viewed simultaneously on the Teams meeting stage from 4 to 9. This new experience optimizes for attendees who have enabled video and places the remaining audio-only participants below the meeting stage. To provide a high audio and video quality experience, the layout logic will consider user bandwidth and alter the number of videos shown to provide the best meeting experience. We'll be gradually rolling this out to customers near the end of April and expect the rollout to be completed in mid-May.
2020-04-13 New Feature Status:
In Development

Title:
Microsoft Teams - increase in the number of simultaneous videos in Teams meetings

Description:
We are increasing the number of participants who can be viewed simultaneously on the Teams meeting stage from 4 to 9. This new experience optimizes for attendees who have enabled video and places the remaining audio-only participants below the meeting stage. To provide a high audio and video quality experience, the layout logic will consider user bandwidth and alter the number of videos shown to provide the best meeting experience. We'll be gradually rolling this out to customers near the end of April and expect the rollout to be completed in early May.
Date Update Type Update Details
2020-05-19 Status Status:
Launched
2020-04-11 New Feature Status:
In Development

Title:
Microsoft Teams - easily access meeting options from within a Teams meeting in progress

Description:
We are making it easier for meeting organizers to quickly and easily change their presenter and lobby settings once a Teams meeting starts by providing an easy to access link directly in the participants pane. This new functionality will be present for both scheduled and "Meet Now" meetings.
Date Update Type Update Details
2020-04-28 Status Status:
Launched
2020-04-21 Title Title:
Sync Message Center posts to Planner
2020-04-10 New Feature Status:
In Development

Title:
Sync Message Center posts to Planner (Private Preview)

Description:
Microsoft is introducing Planner integration for the Message Center to help with workflow management. Lots of information arrives in the Message Center, and you need to decide whether to act on it or not. And if an action is needed, who performs that action, and how do you track that task to completion? Or maybe you want to make a note of something and tag it for later. You can do all of this and more when you sync your Message Center to Microsoft Planner. ?
Date Update Type Update Details
2020-04-10 New Feature Status:
In Development

Title:
Microsoft Teams - PSTN participant phone numbers are masked from external users

Description:
For customers with Audio Conferencing enabled for their Teams meetings, we will mask the PSTN participant's phone number to users who have joined from outside of your organization. We expect this feature to begin to roll out beginning in May for PC, Mac, web, and mobile clients.
Date Update Type Update Details
2020-04-10 New Feature Status:
Launched

Title:
Microsoft Teams - end meeting for all participants within a Teams meeting

Description:
Meeting organizers will be able to end the meeting so that all participants within the meeting exit and the call officially ends. Within the meeting control bar, only meeting organizers will see an item that says "end meeting," clicking this will perform those actions. This action is only available for meeting organizers within the Teams Desktop App (PC and Mac) and on the web.
Date Update Type Update Details
2020-04-09 New Feature Status:
In Development

Title:
SharePoint lists and libraries - New calendar picker

Description:
We are replacing the legacy calendar control with the latest Office Fabric calendar for Gregorian calendars in SharePoint lists and libraries when filling or adjusting the date field. The new calendar experience is faster and delivers a coherent experience across throughout. Note: for non-Gregorian calendars, we have a fall back logic to continue showing our legacy control that offers full non-Gregorian calendar support.
Date Update Type Update Details
2020-05-02 Status Status:
Launched
2020-04-09 New Feature Status:
In Development

Title:
Microsoft Teams - share system audio in live events

Description:
With share system audio in live events, your live event attendees will be able to hear the audio of the content that you are sharing on your screen. This feature works just like share system audio in Teams Meetings. Once enabled, any audio that is playing on the user’s machine will be shared in the live event for participants to hear. Note: This feature will only be available for Presenters/Producers in a live event joining from the Windows Desktop Teams client. We will be rolling this out starting in late April and rollout will complete within a week from the initial rollout date, with feature support in GCC, GCCH, and DoD environments following within 30 days.
Date Update Type Update Details
2020-04-09 New Feature Status:
In Development

Title:
SharePoint lists - New hyperlink field editor in Quick Edit

Description:
We are replacing the legacy hyperlink editor when people use SharePoint lists in Quick Edit mode. The new hyperlink editor removes the previous iframe experience with a more modern, fast experience.
Date Update Type Update Details
2020-04-21 Status Status:
Launched
2020-04-09 New Feature Status:
Rolling Out

Title:
New Microsoft 365 admin center experience available for Office 365 operated by 21Vianet

Description:
The new Microsoft 365 admin center experience is rolling out soon to Office 365 operated by 21Vianet. The new Microsoft 365 admin center is built for IT teams as a simplified way to manage your Microsoft 365 and Office 365 services. The admin center provides a tailored experience based on the unique needs of your role or organization, improves efficiency for everyday tasks, and provides actionable insights that help you make data-driven decisions to deliver a better experience for your users.
Date Update Type Update Details
2020-04-08 New Feature Status:
Launched

Title:
Local Media Optimization for Microsoft Teams

Description:
Local Media Optimization selects the optimal IP address of the SBC, based on the Teams client location and provides it to the client in Session Descriptoin Protocol (SDP). Customers can configure which Session Border Controllers are used for calling.
Date Update Type Update Details
2020-04-08 New Feature Status:
Rolling Out

Title:
SharePoint Migration Tool (SPMT) support for SharePoint Server 2016 Site Migrations (Public Preview)

Description:
The SharePoint Migration Tool has enabled migration of content from SharePoint Server 2010 and 2013 and from on-premises file shares and easily move them to either Microsoft Teams, SharePoint, or OneDrive in Office 365. This update to the SharePoint Migration Tool provides support for site migrations from SharePoint Server 2016. This includes files, folders, lists, pages, permissions, metadata, versions, and more.
Date Update Type Update Details
2020-04-21 Description Description:
A new pre-publish panel that gives authors an overview of key information about their pages or news posts - including the site name, thumbnail, and any missing required properties - before they confirm publish. Additional improvements related required properties for pages and pages library take effect.
2020-04-18 New Feature Status:
In Development

Title:
Improved SharePoint page/news publishing experience

Description:
A new pre-publish panel that gives authors an overview of key information about their pages or news posts - including the site name, thumbnail, and any missing required properties - before they confirm publish. Additional improvements related required properties for pages and pages library take take effect.
Date Update Type Update Details
2020-04-08 New Feature Status:
In Development

Title:
Outlook on the web - ability to view and assign categories to tasks

Description:
From the tasks module in Outlook on the web or in the web version of To Do, users will be able to organize their tasks leveraging the categories they have created in Outlook. Users will be able to view the categories applied to their tasks in the list view for tasks and also assign categories to the tasks using the detailed view. At the initial release, categories can only be created in the mail module of Outlook.
Date Update Type Update Details
2020-04-08 New Feature Status:
In Development

Title:
Outlook on the web - support for rich text for tasks

Description:
We are adding support for rich text formatting in the tasks module powered by To Do in Outlook on the web. With this, you will be able to format the text when you add a note for a specific task. This update also applies to the web version of To Do.
Date Update Type Update Details
2020-05-19 New Feature Status:
In Development

Title:
[iOS] Teams Mobile On-Demand Chat Translation

Description:
Inline message translation will ensure that every worker in the team has a voice and facilitate global collaboration. With a simple click, people who speak different languages can fluidly communicate with one another by translating posts in channels and chat. This feature will now be available on iOS.
Date Update Type Update Details
2020-05-19 New Feature Status:
In Development

Title:
Android On-Demand Chat Translation

Description:
Inline message translation will ensure that every worker in the team has a voice and facilitate global collaboration. With a simple click, people who speak different languages can fluidly communicate with one another by translating posts in channels and chat.  This feature will now be available on Android.
Date Update Type Update Details
2020-04-25 Status Status:
Rolling Out
2020-04-07 New Feature Status:
In Development

Title:
Updates to recipient experience for “specific people” links

Description:
We are updating the recipient experience for “specific people” links to make it more streamlined for people in your organization. When users in your organization receive a “specific people” link to files or folders on OneDrive or SharePoint they will no longer see a page telling them to click “Next” to sign in
Date Update Type Update Details
2020-04-07 New Feature Status:
In Development

Title:
Adding Inbound Support for DNSSEC/DANE for SMTP to Exchange Online

Description:
Microsoft is committed to providing world-class email security solutions and the support for the latest Internet standards in order to provide advanced email protection for our customers. With this change we are adding inbound support for DNSSEC/DANE for SMTP to Exchange Online. Look for another roadmap item which covers outbound mail.
Date Update Type Update Details
2020-04-07 New Feature Status:
In Development

Title:
Adding Outbound Support for DNSSEC/DANE for SMTP to Exchange Online

Description:
Microsoft is committed to providing world-class email security solutions and the support for the latest Internet standards in order to provide advanced email protection for our customers. With this change we are adding outbound Support for DNSSEC/DANE for SMTP to Exchange Online. Look for another roadmap item which covers inbound mail.
Date Update Type Update Details
2020-04-08 Title Title:
Exchange Hybrid Agent for GCC High
2020-04-07 New Feature Status:
In Development

Title:
Hybrid Agent for GCC High/DoD Clouds

Description:
The Exchange Hybrid Agent enables Exchange Online to access the free/busy of on-premises mailboxes and to move mailboxes from on-premises servers to Office 365 without requiring any inbound ports or rules to be opened at the on-premises firewall.
Date Update Type Update Details
2020-05-04 Status Status:
Launched
2020-04-08 Description Description:
To better support remote work scenarios we are adding a new card to the usage report home page to help organizations understand the usage services and features that assist in remote work. We are also updating the email activity report with calendar event activities, and adding new pivot to the Office 365 active users graph to show total activity.
2020-04-07 New Feature Status:
In Development

Title:
Microsoft 365 Apps usage report and updates to other reports

Description:
To better support remote work scenarios we are adding a new report that shows the use of Microsoft 365 apps (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, OneNote, and Teams), updating the email activity report with calendar event activities, and a new pivot to the Office 365 active users graph to show total activity.
Date Update Type Update Details
2020-05-29 Status Status:
Launched
2020-05-19 Status Status:
Rolling Out
2020-04-07 New Feature Status:
In Development

Title:
Microsoft Teams - set tenant-wide default selection for "Who Can Present" in Teams meetings

Description:
We are enabling tenant admins to update their Teams meeting policies to allow for a new default selection when choosing who can present in new Teams meetings (everyone, people in my organization, specific people, or only me). Today, the default selection is "everyone" unless the meeting organizer selects otherwise through the "meetings option" configuration. To start, organizations can set this policy via a PowerShell cmdlet, and soon after we will have this policy configurable in the Admin portal. This new functionality will begin to roll-out the first week of May.
Date Update Type Update Details
2020-04-07 New Feature Status:
In Development

Title:
Microsoft Teams - screen share from chat policy governance

Description:
Screen share from chat allows you to immediately start sharing your screen in a 1-1 chat or group chat. This entry point was previously governed by the AllowPrivateCalling policy. If this policy was disabled, users weren’t able to screen share from chat. The option to start a screen share from chat will now be governed by the ScreenSharingMode policy.
Date Update Type Update Details
2017-02-07 Status Status:
Launched
2016-10-28 New Feature Status:
In Development

Title:
Project : Labels and progress in timeline view

Description:
In Project desktop client, you will now be able to differentiate your timeline bars by using labels to give them descriptive names.  Additionally, check marks and colored progress bars in timeline view will show how far along you are with each task.
Date Update Type Update Details
2020-04-03 New Feature Status:
In Development

Title:
SharePoint lists & libraries - new rich-text editor (RTE) for text fields

Description:
We are bringing a newer, richer experience when a person creates a multi-line text field for a SharePoint list or library. They now will have the option to enable the rich-text editor (RTE). When people edit their items in a form, they see pencil icon to edit text and adjust font, size, color, highlight, bold, italics, underline, bulleted lists, numbering, etc.).
Date Update Type Update Details
2020-04-22 Status Status:
Launched
2020-04-03 New Feature Status:
In Development

Title:
Yammer App for Microsoft Teams

Description:
Stay connected to what’s happening across your organization with new the Yammer app for Teams, which brings the full experience of Yammer right into your hub for teamwork. You can participate in conversations, watch live and on-demand events, and browse your communities just as you would in Yammer, helping you stay up to date with your communities while still having access to your projects, chats, and meetings. The new Yammer App in Teams can be pinned directly into the Teams navigation rail for quick access.
Date Update Type Update Details
2020-04-03 New Feature Status:
In Development

Title:
Advanced eDiscovery Graph APIs

Description:
Script common eDiscovery actions using the Microsoft Graph REST APIs. APIs include, but are not limited to: Case, Custodian, Search, Review Set and Export management. The graph APIs will first be released to the Microsoft Graph beta endpoints (https://docs.microsoft.com/graph/api/overview?toc=./ref/toc.json&view=graph-rest-beta) and then ultimately to production (https://docs.microsoft.com/graph/api/overview?toc=./ref/toc.json&view=graph-rest-1.0). APIs will show up in preview as they are completed and available in production after most common scenarios are completed.
Date Update Type Update Details
2020-04-07 New Feature Status:
In Development

Title:
Information Governance: Retention policies for Yammer

Description:
Expand support for Yammer messages.
Date Update Type Update Details
2020-04-11 New Feature Status:
In Development

Title:
Records Management: Regulatory Records (private preview)

Description:
Provides customers the ability to declare items in SharePoint Online as regulatory items. These labels are more stringent label vs record labels. Targeted to Financial services or other industries who have WORM compliance requirements. Will update the Cohasset assessment to include SharePoint Online.
Date Update Type Update Details
2020-04-07 New Feature Status:
In Development

Title:
Information Governance: New retention engine for SPO

Description:
New retention engine for SharePoint Online, which addresses the challenges with large tenants or tenant that must process large volume of data. Will also enhance reliability and SLAs for retention.
Date Update Type Update Details
2020-05-01 New Feature Status:
Launched

Title:
Records Management: General Availability

Description:
Records Management helps organizations meet their business and regulatory record-keeping obligations through discovering, classifying, labeling, retention and defensible deletion capabilities across their Microsoft 365 and third-party data.
Date Update Type Update Details
2020-04-30 New Feature Status:
In Development

Title:
Outlook for Windows: Store settings in the cloud

Description:
A new option found under General Cloud storage options that allows users to choose if they would like to store their Outlook settings in the cloud. This will enable a number of capabilities such as Privacy Settings and Focus Inbox to be consistent if they use Outlook on multiple computers and eventually Outlook on the web and mobile.
Date Update Type Update Details
2020-04-02 New Feature Status:
In Development

Title:
Email notification updates in Yammer

Description:
We’ll be updating email notifications in Yammer to ensure you see important messages. We believe announcements from your communities and mentions of you on Yammer are important for you to see and get work done, and now we'll make sure you never miss them in Outlook.
Date Update Type Update Details
2020-04-02 Status Status:
In Development
2020-03-31 New Feature Status:
Rolling Out

Title:
Connect All Company feeds to enable live events

Description:
Enable company-wide live events using the All Company feed in Yammer by enforcing connected communities in Yammer.
Date Update Type Update Details
2020-05-06 New Feature Status:
In Development

Title:
Visio Data Visualizer Add-in for Excel now available in multiple languages

Description:
You can now create diagrams using the Visio Data Visualizer add-in for Excel in different languages. The add-in is supported in all languages currently supported in Visio for the web.
Date Update Type Update Details
2020-05-12 Status Status:
Rolling Out
2020-03-31 New Feature Status:
In Development

Title:
Microsoft Teams - improved Teams meeting join launcher experience

Description:
Users who click on a Teams meeting join link will now see an optimize and improved join experience. Users will be prompted with an option to join on the web, download the Teams client, or join with the native teams client. This will result in faster & more confident meeting join.
Date Update Type Update Details
2020-05-19 Status Status:
In Development
2020-05-12 Status Status:
Rolling Out
2020-04-22 Status Status:
In Development
2020-04-11 Status Status:
Rolling Out
2020-03-31 New Feature Status:
In Development

Title:
Microsoft Teams - New experience for launching instant channel meetings

Description:
Meet Now buttons in Teams channels will have a new home. You will soon find them in the Channel header where you can easily find and launch the meeting.
Date Update Type Update Details
2020-04-18 New Feature Status:
In Development

Title:
Schedule SharePoint pages & news posts

Description:
You will be able to schedule a page or news post to be published at a specific date and time in the future.
Date Update Type Update Details
2020-04-15 Status Status:
Launched
2020-04-10 Status Status:
Rolling Out
2020-04-09 Description Description:
We are building upon the heavily popular background blur feature in Teams meetings with background effects. This new feature in Teams allow meetings attendees to customize their background from a list of pre-selected images. We will continue to iterate and enhance this new feature to include the ability for users to upload their own custom images in May.
2020-03-27 New Feature Status:
In Development

Title:
Microsoft Teams - background effects in Teams meetings

Description:
We are building upon the heavily popular background blur feature in Teams meetings with background effects. This new feature in Teams allow meetings attendees to customize their background from a list of pre-selected images.
Date Update Type Update Details
2020-04-24 Status Status:
Launched
2020-03-27 New Feature Status:
In Development

Title:
Update to sharing links for "people with existing access"

Description:
We are updating the "people with existing access" links that users can obtain when sharing to redirect recipients to the OneDrive file previewers instead of directly downloading the file. This has been the existing behavior for Office file types and we are now extending support to all other file types..
Date Update Type Update Details
2020-05-29 Status Status:
Rolling Out
2020-04-25 Description Description:
Microsoft Forms: Specific User Sharing for Collaboration is a new Office 365 feature that allows Form Owners to collaborate with specific users or security groups. This allows for the creation of specified Co-authors that can help design the form and view/analyze response data and allows a Form Owner to keep the collaboration locked down much further than using the existing collaboration styles "Users with an office 365 work or school account can view and edit" or "Only users in my organization can view and edit" We'll be gradually rolling this out to Worldwide O365 customers in Late April 2020. The roll-out will be completed by Early May 2020 . Previously, Co-authors created by the feature Share-Share to Collaborate- "Users with an office 365 work or school account can view and edit" or "Only users in my organization can view and edit" were able to modify the permissions level of collaboration, eg changing it from "Only users in my organization" - "Users with an office 365 account". This ability will now be removed from all existing co-authors as well as any newly created co-authors. Only Form owners will be able to change this setting.
2020-03-27 New Feature Status:
In Development

Title:
New Feature: Microsoft Forms: Specific User Sharing for Collaboration

Description:
Microsoft Forms: Specific User Sharing for Collaboration is a new Office 365 feature that allows Form Owners to collaborate with specific users or security groups. This allows for the creation of specified Co-authors that can help design the form and view/analyze response data and allows a Form Owner to keep the collaboration locked down much further than using the existing collaboration styles "Users with an office 365 work or school account can view and edit" or "Only users in my organization can view and edit" We'll be gradually rolling this out to Worldwide O365 customers in Late April 2020. The roll-out will be completed by Early May 2020 .
Date Update Type Update Details
2020-04-14 Status Status:
Launched
2020-03-27 New Feature Status:
In Development

Title:
SharePoint lists & libraries - Automate flows can run on individual items

Description:
This SharePoint list and library update allow people to build Microsoft Power Automate flows that can run on individual items contained within a document library or list.
Date Update Type Update Details
2020-05-07 Status Status:
Launched
2020-04-18 Status Status:
Rolling Out
2020-03-27 New Feature Status:
In Development

Title:
SharePoint lists - rename "Flow" to "Automate"

Description:
As announced at Microsoft Ignite 2019, Microsoft Flow is being renamed to "Microsoft Power Automate" to better align with the Microsoft Power Platform. You will start to see Microsoft Flow be replaced by Microsoft Power Automate throughout the service. These changes will start to become visible in Microsoft documentation, Admin center, etc. in the near future. And for OneDrive and SharePoint, you'll see this primarily in lists and libraries - listed as "Automate" in the top command bar.
Date Update Type Update Details
2016-10-28 New Feature Status:
In Development

Title:
Project Online: OData improvements to include timestamps for project entities

Description:
Project Online OData service will now include modification dates for several entities such as tasks, resources, engagements, assignments etc.  These changes will provide better insights into when something inside your projects gets updated, thereby enabling richer reports.
Date Update Type Update Details
2020-05-19 Status Status:
Launched
2020-05-15 Status Status:
Rolling Out
2020-04-08 New Feature Status:
In Development

Title:
Microsoft Teams - raise hands in Teams meetings

Description:
The new raise hands feature in Teams allows meeting attendees to identify that they wish to speak by toggling the hand icon in the meeting control bar, making it easier to actively participate in meetings. When a meeting participant has raised their hand, an icon will appear next to their name in the roster view as well as their profile picture or video on the main meeting stage. Both the attendee who raised their hand and any presenter can lower individual hands in the meeting. Raise hands will be available for both PC, Mac, and web-based clients to start, with mobile applications quickly following. We will continue to iterate and enhance this new feature in the coming weeks.
Date Update Type Update Details
2020-03-26 New Feature Status:
Rolling Out

Title:
Shy header for modern SharePoint sites and hub sites

Description:
Modern SharePoint site and hub site header states will collapse upon scroll. You will see the header get smaller when you begin to scroll down through the site to maximize the reading space on the page, giving viewers easier access to content.
Date Update Type Update Details
2020-05-06 Status Status:
Rolling Out
2020-04-02 Title Title:
SharePoint Spaces Preview
2020-04-01 New Feature Status:
In Development

Title:
SharePoint Spaces

Description:
SharePoint spaces is a web-based, immersive platform, which allows you to create and share, secure and extensible mixed reality experiences. Add a new dimension to your intranet by using 2- and 3D web parts to create your mixed reality vision.
Date Update Type Update Details
2020-04-25 Status Status:
Rolling Out
2020-03-24 New Feature Status:
In Development

Title:
Allow user to override locked file to delete

Description:
Users are unable to delete a document because if they had it opened in another tab on a different computer, or because someone else had it open and forgot about it, effectively locking the document. This feature allows you to override that lock and delete a WXP file when someone (or yourself) has it open, whether intentionally or not.
Date Update Type Update Details
2020-05-01 Status Status:
Launched
2020-04-28 Description Description:
1. Improved template import/export function in Compliance Manager: The current Add action, Attach action, and Add control functionality will be replaced with an improved Template Import and Export process. This new functionality streamlines the process of creating your own templates, editing your existing templates, and extending pre-configured templates by adding your own controls and actions. 2. Technical actions will sync status across groups in Compliance Manger and Compliance Score: If your organization has multiple groups of assessments, any duplicate technical actions across groups will be combined into one single action. That single action will contain all uploaded notes and evidence from the duplicate versions, and any change made to the action in one group or assessment will now be reflected in all instances. The Implementation Status, Implementation Date, Test Status, and Test Date will reflect the most recent updates. 3. Expanded localization:  In addition to English, Compliance Score will now be available in Chinese (Simplified), Chinese (Traditional), French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Portuguese (Brazil), Russian, and Spanish.
2020-04-01 Description Description:
1. Improved template import/export function in Compliance Manager: The current Add action, Attach action, and Add control functionality will be replaced with an improved Template Import and Export process. This new functionality streamlines the process of creating your own templates, editing your existing templates, and extending pre-configured templates by adding your own controls and actions. 2. Technical actions will sync status across groups in Compliance Manger and Compliance Score: If your organization has multiple groups of assessments, any duplicate technical actions across groups will be combined into one single action. That single action will contain all uploaded notes and evidence from the duplicate versions, and any change made to the action in one group or assessment will now be reflected in all instances. The Implementation Status, Implementation Date, Test Status, and Test Date will reflect the most recent updates. 3. Expanded localization:  In addition to English, Compliance Score will now be available in Chinese (Simplified), Chinese (Traditional), French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Portuguese (Brazil), Russian, and Spanish.
2020-03-24 New Feature Status:
In Development

Title:
Microsoft Compliance Score and Microsoft Compliance Manager changes in public preview

Description:
We want you to be aware of changes coming as part of the next public preview release of Compliance Score and Compliance Manager. We will gradually roll these changes out in late March 2020, and the roll-out will be completed by early April 2020. 1. Improved template import/export function in Compliance Manager If you use the Compliance Manager public preview, you may notice that the existing Add action, Attach action, and Add control functionality will be replaced with an improved Template Import and Export process. This new functionality streamlines the process of creating your own templates, editing your existing templates, and extending pre-configured templates by adding your own controls and actions. 2. Technical actions will sync status across groups in Compliance Manger and Compliance Score If your organization has multiple groups of?assessments, the behavior of Technical actions (that is, actions affecting your entire organization) will change. Any duplicate actions across groups will be combined into one single action. That single action will contain all uploaded notes and evidence from the duplicate versions. With this change, technical actions will behave as they currently do when they belong to the same group. Any change made to the action in one group or assessment will now be reflected in all instances. The?Implementation Status, Implementation Date, Test Status, and Test Date?will reflect?the most recent updates. 3. Expanded localization Compliance Score will now be available in the following languages in addition to English: Chinese (Simplified), Chinese (Traditional), French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Portuguese (Brazil), Russian, and Spanish.
Date Update Type Update Details
2017-03-08 Title
Description
Title:
FastTrack for Skype for Business Cloud Voice Services

Description:
As part of FastTrack engagements, FastTrack will provide customers with guidance, content, and best practices on how to plan, deploy, and adopt Cloud Voice successfully. FastTrack best practices, tools, and resources associated with Skype for Business are based on the Skype Operations Framework. While FastTrack has provided onboarding and adoption guidance to this point, this update provides expanded guidance for voice services. FastTrack Provides guidance to: Overview the Skype Operations Framework (SOF)Capture business requirementsDefine architecture and approachAssess readinessUndertake remediation and preparation
2016-10-18 New Feature Status:
In Development

Title:
FastTrack additional benefit onboarding enhancement for Skype for Business Cloud PBX scenario

Description:
FastTrack will offer enhanced guidance to plan and deploy Skype for Business Cloud PBX. This enhancement will be available to customers who are eligible for the FastTrack additional benefits. These enhancements provide guidance to implement the Skype Operations Framework methodology for Cloud PBX.
Date Update Type Update Details
2020-03-24 New Feature Status:
In Development

Title:
Microsoft Search in Windows 10

Description:
We're bringing Microsoft Search to the Windows 10 search box. Microsoft Search is an enterprise search experience that increases productivity and saves time by delivering more relevant search results for your organization.
Date Update Type Update Details
2020-03-20 New Feature Status:
In Development

Title:
Admin Feedback in Microsoft Search

Description:
New improvements to Microsoft Search administration in Microsoft 365 will provide the ability for employees to submit feedback to their administrator for the search experience in Office 365 with Microsoft Search.
Date Update Type Update Details
2020-05-14 Status Status:
Launched
2020-03-24 New Feature Status:
In Development

Title:
Exchange Monitoring preview

Description:
Exchange monitoring focuses on monitoring data from your user's location to Office 365 cloud service. Incidents and Advisories that impact your end to end experience are surfaced here. You can look at near real time signals per scenario to infer the impact. Exchange monitoring experience will be integrated inside service health in M365 Admin center and you will have one single place to consume the goodness of current service health combined with richer monitoring experience.
Date Update Type Update Details
2020-05-27 Status Status:
Launched
2020-05-19 Status Status:
Rolling Out
2020-03-27 New Feature Status:
In Development

Title:
Microsoft Teams - Include up to 10,000 users in an individual team

Description:
We are raising the upper limit on individual team membership from 5,000 to 10,000 users. We are excited for this increase in team membership to power collaboration and process scenarios especially for large teams and organizations that rely on firstline workers.
Date Update Type Update Details
2017-03-02 New Feature Status:
In Development

Title:
Customer controlled encryption keys for SharePoint Online

Description:
Customer-controlled encryption keys provide an additional layer of security and privacy above that which is already supplied by Microsoft. You can use customer-managed “master keys” to encrypt/decrypt the individual encryption keys used to encrypt each file. You can also decide to change or revoke access to these keys to guarantee that Microsoft has no way to access encrypted files.
Date Update Type Update Details
2017-01-24 Status
Description
Status:
Rolling Out

Description:
These policies allow IT and security administrators to establish broad tenant policies, limiting access when needed to just a specific corporate network or location – and preventing access from unknown locations.
2017-01-21 Status
Description
Status:
In Development

Description:
These policies allow IT and security administrators to establish broad tenant policies, limiting access when needed to just a specific corporate network or location – and preventing access from unknown locations.  Our new conditional access policies also allow admins to restrict access to known, current apps and browsers using only modern authentication techniques.
2017-01-17 Description Description:
These policies allow IT and security administrators to establish broad tenant policies, limiting access when needed to just a specific corporate network or location – and preventing access from unknown locations.
2017-01-12 Status Status:
Rolling Out
2016-11-02 New Feature Status:
In Development

Title:
conditional access policies for location and apps

Description:
These policies allow IT and security administrators to establish broad tenant policies, limiting access when needed to just a specific corporate network or location – and preventing access from unknown locations.  Our new conditional access policies also allow admins to restrict access to known, current apps and browsers using only modern authentication techniques.
Date Update Type Update Details
2020-05-14 New Feature Status:
In Development

Title:
Updates to Campaign Views

Description:
We're expanding the functionality of our popular Campaign Views feature beyond phish. You'll now see malware campaigns as well. We're adding an interactive timeline, and developing a process for automated campaign write-ups. We're also working to surface Campaign Views in additional views, so that you can easily refer to them from wherever you are in the investigation process.
Date Update Type Update Details
2020-05-06 New Feature Status:
In Development

Title:
Single sign-on enabled for the Visio Data Visualizer add-in

Description:
Single sign-on (SSO) is now enabled for the Visio Data Visualizer add-in. If you are already signed into Excel, you will not have to sign in separately to the add-in, you will automatically be signed in with the same account.
Date Update Type Update Details
2020-03-14 New Feature Status:
In Development

Title:
Quarantine - Custom Policy and Folder

Description:
Previously, quarantine behavior was configured through each individual filtering policy. To reduce complexity, we've moved new and existing quarantine parameters into a standalone Quarantine policy.
Date Update Type Update Details
2020-03-14 New Feature Status:
In Development

Title:
Office 365 ATP Request Release workflow

Description:
We've added a way for end users to triage quarantined phish messages. We understand that managing false positives is important to ensuring email is delivered appropriately, and in the past, end users weren't granted access to the quarantine to view messages. We've introduced an option to grant end users read-only access to the quarantine to view quarantined messages and request that an admin release messages to the inbox.
Date Update Type Update Details
2020-03-17 New Feature Status:
In Development

Title:
SharePoint and OneDrive: Navigation update for narrow screens

Description:
In SharePoint and OneDrive we are making a change for narrow screens to the location of the navigation hamburger menu. You will now find the hamburger menu in the header area for your site and command bar for files instead of in the suite bar.
Date Update Type Update Details
2020-05-07 Status Status:
Launched
2020-03-14 New Feature Status:
Rolling Out

Title:
Device Management support for Collaboration Bars

Description:
We are adding support for managing Collaboration Bars in Teams Admin Center. Admin users will have the capability to manage “Collaboration Bar” devices from Teams Admin Center. Also, to accommodate newer device types, we have re-aligned the interface under the Devices tab. The arrangement is done to ensure the revised UI is simpler to navigate and extensible. Now, the left pane will show all the device types: Phones, Teams Rooms, Collaboration Bars. IT admins will be able to create configuration profiles for individual device types. Phones will be further classified into desk phones, common area phones, and conference phones, and shown separately in the UI.
Date Update Type Update Details
2020-05-29 Status Status:
Rolling Out
2020-03-13 New Feature Status:
In Development

Title:
SharePoint Integrations with Power Automate and Power Apps to GCC-High Tenants

Description:
In this update, we are enabling you and your users to create/manage custom flows with Power Automate and custom forms/apps with Power Apps for SharePoint lists and libraries in the GCC-High environment.
Date Update Type Update Details
2020-05-06 Status
Description
Status:
Cancelled

Description:
This feature has been postponed. We see lots of cases where configuration of our protection stack has enabled malicious content to be inadvertently delivered to end users. We’re working on a few features that will help address this problem. The second phase of this is blocking domains that fail authentication. The Antispam policy allows administrators to “Allow” domains regardless of the reputation of the domain. We’re changing our policies to not honor Allow rules when the domain fails authentication. This can be resolved by either addressing the authentication concerns with the sender domain, or adding a transport rule to allow the domain.
2020-03-12 New Feature Status:
In Development

Title:
Office 365 ATP, Secure by Default: Do not Allow for domains that fail authentication

Description:
We see lots of cases where configuration of our protection stack has enabled malicious content to be inadvertently delivered to end users. We’re working on a few features that will help address this problem. The second phase of this is blocking domains that fail authentication. The Antispam policy allows administrators to “Allow” domains regardless of the reputation of the domain. We’re changing our policies to not honor Allow rules when the domain fails authentication. This can be resolved by either addressing the authentication concerns with the sender domain, or adding a transport rule to allow the domain.
Date Update Type Update Details
2017-02-22 Description Description:
Microsoft StaffHub is a new app coming to Office 365 that is designed to help staff workers manage their work day. StaffHub is now available and is included in the Office 365 Enterprise K1, E1, E3 and E5 plans. Find more information at http://staffhub.ms.
2017-01-24 Status
Description
Status:
Launched

Description:
Microsoft StaffHub is a new app coming to Office 365 that is designed to help staff workers manage their work day. StaffHub is currently in preview - find more information at http://staffhub.ms.
2017-01-21 Status
Description
Status:
In Development

Description:
Microsoft StaffHub is a new app coming to Office 365 that connects Deskless Workers to the information they need to do their job. StaffHub is currently in preview - find more information at http://staffhub.ms.
2017-01-17 Status Status:
Launched
2017-01-12 Description Description:
Microsoft StaffHub is a new app coming to Office 365 that is designed to help staff workers manage their work day. StaffHub is currently in preview - find more information at http://staffhub.ms.
2016-12-01 Description Description:
Microsoft StaffHub is a new app coming to Office 365 that connects Deskless Workers to the information they need to do their job for the day. StaffHub is currently in preview - find more information at http://staffhub.ms.
2016-10-28 New Feature Status:
In Development

Title:
Microsoft StaffHub

Description:
Microsoft StaffHub is a new app coming to Office 365 that connects Deskless Workers to the information they need to do their job. StaffHub is currently in preview - find more information at http://staffhub.ms.
Date Update Type Update Details
2020-05-12 Status Status:
Launched
2020-04-14 New Feature Status:
In Development

Title:
Pinch and zoom to focus on elements in your diagram

Description:
Use the pinch and zoom functionality to focus on certain areas in your diagram. Zoom in and out of the diagram by using your fingers on your touch-enabled device.
Date Update Type Update Details
2020-05-06 Status Status:
Launched
2020-03-12 Title Title:
Microsoft Teams usage reporting for GCC High tenants
2020-03-10 New Feature Status:
In Development

Title:
Microsoft Teams usage reporting for GCC High and U.S. Department of Defense Tenants

Description:
The Microsoft Teams user activity and device usage reports helps you understand Teams activity and what platforms it is being used on in your tenant. This will be added to the Microsoft 365 Admin Center for GCC High tenants.
Date Update Type Update Details
2020-04-22 Status Status:
Launched
2020-03-19 Title
Description
Title:
OneDrive for Business and Exchange usage reporting for GCC High tenants

Description:
The OneDrive for Business user activity report helps you understand OneDrive activity by looking at user interaction with files on OneDrive. The Exchange mailbox usage report provides information about users with a user mailbox and the level of activity. Thiese reports will be added to the Microsoft 365 Admin Center for GCC High tenants.
2020-03-12 Title Title:
OneDrive for Business usage reporting for GCC High tenants
2020-03-10 New Feature Status:
In Development

Title:
OneDrive for Business usage reporting for GCC High and U.S. Department of Defense Tenants

Description:
The OneDrive for Business user activity report helps you understand OneDrive activity by looking at user interaction with files on OneDrive. This will be added to the Microsoft 365 Admin Center for GCC High tenants.
Date Update Type Update Details
2017-03-08 Description Description:
(1) Word on Windows PCs: (a) Built-in digital ruler; (b) Segment Eraser; (c) Support for 3D models; (d) Surface pen can manipulate object handles; (e) Surface pen button supports lasso selecting ink; (f) Recent Items list available for inserting hyperlinks; (g) Automatic alternative text descriptions (alt-text) for images; (2) Word on Macs: (a) Customizable background for Focus Mode
2017-01-24 Description Description:
(1) Word on Windows PCs: (a) Built-in digital ruler; (b) Segment Eraser; (c) Large-screen page view; (d) Support for 3D models; (e) Surface pen can manipulate object handles; (f) Surface pen button supports lasso selecting ink; (g) Recent Items list available for inserting hyperlinks; (h) Automatic alternative text descriptions (alt-text) for images; (2) Word on Macs: (a) Customizable background for Focus Mode; (b) Touch Bar support on MacBook Pro
2017-01-21 Description Description:
Currently announced and in-development features for Word on Windows PCs and Macs.Word on Windows PCs:Built-in digital rulerSegment EraserLarge-screen page viewSupport for 3D modelsIcon library of professional, high-quality vector-based iconsSurface pen can manipulate object handlesSurface pen button supports lasso selecting inkEasier background removal during photo editingWord on Macs:Hyperlinks retained when converting to PDFCustomizable background for Focus Mode
2017-01-12 Description Description:
(1) Word on Windows PCs: (a) Built-in digital ruler; (b) Segment Eraser; (c) Large-screen page view; (d) Support for 3D models; (e) Surface pen can manipulate object handles; (f) Surface pen button supports lasso selecting ink; (g) Recent Items list available for inserting hyperlinks; (h) Automatic alternative text descriptions (alt-text) for images; (2) Word on Macs: (a) Customizable background for Focus Mode; (b) Touch Bar support on MacBook Pro
2016-12-27 Description Description:
(1) Word on Windows PCs: (a) Built-in digital ruler; (b) Segment Eraser; (c) Large-screen page view; (d) Support for 3D models; (e) Surface pen can manipulate object handles; (f) Surface pen button supports lasso selecting ink; (g) Easier background removal during photo editing; (h) Recent Items list available for inserting hyperlinks; (i) Automatic alternative text descriptions (alt-text) for images; (2) Word on Macs: (a) Customizable background for Focus Mode
2016-11-18 Description Description:
(1) Word on Windows PCs: (a) Built-in digital ruler; (b) Segment Eraser; (c) Large-screen page view; (d) Support for 3D models; (e) Icon library of professional, high-quality vector-based icons; (f) Surface pen can manipulate object handles; (g) Surface pen button supports lasso selecting ink; (h) Easier background removal during photo editing; (2) Word on Macs: (a) Hyperlinks retained when converting to PDF; (b) Customizable background for Focus Mode
2016-11-16 Description Description:
Currently announced and in-development features for Word on Windows PCs and Macs.Word on Windows PCs:Built-in digital rulerSegment EraserLarge-screen page viewSupport for 3D modelsIcon library of professional, high-quality vector-based iconsSurface pen can manipulate object handlesSurface pen button supports lasso selecting inkEasier background removal during photo editingWord on Macs:Hyperlinks retained when converting to PDFCustomizable background for Focus Mode
2016-11-16 Description Description:
(1) Word on Windows PCs: (a) Built-in digital ruler; (b) Segment Eraser; (c) Large-screen page view; (d) Support for 3D models; (e) Icon library of professional, high-quality vector-based icons; (f) Surface pen can manipulate object handles; (g) Surface pen button supports lasso selecting ink; (h) Easier background removal during photo editing; (2) Word on Macs: (a) Hyperlinks retained when converting to PDF; (b) Customizable background for Focus Mode
2016-11-12 Description Description:
Currently announced and in-development features for Word on Windows PCs and Macs.Word on Windows PCs:Built-in digital rulerSegment EraserLarge-screen page viewSupport for 3D modelsIcon library of professional, high-quality vector-based iconsSurface pen can manipulate object handlesSurface pen button supports lasso selecting inkEasier background removal during photo editingWord on Macs:Hyperlinks retained when converting to PDFCustomizable background for Focus Mode
2016-11-11 Description Description:
(1) Word on Windows PCs: (a) Built-in digital ruler; (b) Segment Eraser; (c) Large-screen page view; (d) Support for 3D models; (e) Icon library of professional, high-quality vector-based icons; (f) Surface pen can manipulate object handles;(g) Surface pen button supports lasso selecting ink; (h) Easier background removal during photo editing; (2) Word on Macs: (a) Hyperlinks retained when converting to PDF; (b) Customizable background for Focus Mode
2016-11-08 New Feature Status:
In Development

Title:
Word on Windows PCs and Macs

Description:
Currently announced and in-development features for Word on Windows PCs and Macs.Word on Windows PCs:Built-in digital rulerSegment EraserLarge-screen page viewSupport for 3D modelsIcon library of professional, high-quality vector-based iconsSurface pen can manipulate object handlesSurface pen button supports lasso selecting inkEasier background removal during photo editingWord on Macs:Hyperlinks retained when converting to PDFCustomizable background for Focus Mode
Date Update Type Update Details
2016-10-12 New Feature Status:
In Development

Title:
Maps in Excel (iOS)

Description:
Powered by Bing Maps, Maps in Excel enable users to create professional visualizations in just a few steps for work, home and school.
Date Update Type Update Details
2017-01-24 Status Status:
Launched
2017-01-21 Status Status:
In Development
2017-01-12 Status Status:
Launched
2016-10-12 New Feature Status:
In Development

Title:
Maps in Excel (Android)

Description:
Powered by Bing Maps, Maps in Excel enable users to create professional visualizations in just a few steps for work, home and school.
Date Update Type Update Details
2017-01-24 Status Status:
Launched
2017-01-21 Status Status:
In Development
2017-01-12 Status Status:
Launched
2016-10-12 New Feature Status:
In Development

Title:
Maps in Excel (Windows Universal)

Description:
Powered by Bing Maps, Maps in Excel enable users to create professional visualizations in just a few steps for work, home and school.
Date Update Type Update Details
2016-10-12 New Feature Status:
Launched

Title:
Maps in Excel (Windows Desktop)

Description:
Powered by Bing Maps, Maps in Excel enable users to create professional visualizations in just a few steps for work, home and school.
Date Update Type Update Details
2016-10-12 New Feature Status:
In Development

Title:
Bitcoin Currency Format Support for Excel Online

Description:
Now use Excel to track, calculate and analyze Bitcoin data using native Bitcoin number formatting options. Feature is first being rolled out to Excel 2016 for Windows, Excel Online, Excel Mobile for Windows and Excel Mobile for Android.
Date Update Type Update Details
2016-10-12 New Feature Status:
In Development

Title:
Bitcoin Currency Format Support for Excel on Windows Universal

Description:
Now use Excel to track, calculate and analyze Bitcoin data using native Bitcoin number formatting options. Feature is first being rolled out to Excel 2016 for Windows, Excel Online, Excel Mobile for Windows and Excel Mobile for Android.
Date Update Type Update Details
2016-10-12 New Feature Status:
In Development

Title:
Bitcoin Currency Format Support for Excel on Android

Description:
Now use Excel to track, calculate and analyze Bitcoin data using native Bitcoin number formatting options. Feature is first being rolled out to Excel 2016 for Windows, Excel Online, Excel Mobile for Windows and Excel Mobile for Android.
Date Update Type Update Details
2017-01-24 Status Status:
Rolling Out
2016-11-16 New Feature Status:
In Development

Title:
Outlook on the web: OneDrive Sharing Tips

Description:
Today, when a user adds an ODB modern attachment, there's no indication before sending that sharing with their recipients will work. We're adding Sharing Tips to fix this by adding tips that warn you if sharing with your recipients will not work and provides a suggested action.  In addition, Outlook will use the best URL for your situation - in most cases the Company sharing link.
Date Update Type Update Details
2017-01-24 Status Status:
Rolling Out
2016-10-14 New Feature Status:
In Development

Title:
Outlook on the web: OneDrive Sharing Improvments

Description:
Today, modern attachments are shared by default with "recipients can edit" access and you can switch to "recipients can view" access before you send your mail.  With this update, you'll also be able to switch to other access levels such as "anyone can edit" and "anyone in my organization can edit.”
Date Update Type Update Details
2020-05-29 Description Description:
You can now click anywhere on your account tile in the Microsoft Authenticator app to switch to a fullscreen view and see your One-Time Password code. Additionally, you’ll be able to enable passwordless phone sign-in if your organization has requested you to turn that feature on. All other regular actions, such as approving a notification, adding a new account, or interacting with settings, will remain unchanged.
2020-05-07 Status Status:
Launched
2020-03-05 New Feature Status:
Rolling Out

Title:
Microsoft Authenticator App FullScreen Account Pages

Description:
The Microsoft Authenticator app is adding a new feature – the Fullscreen Account Details Page. When you click anywhere on your account tile, your account will expand into a fullscreen view. On the fullscreen view, you’ll be able to see your One-Time Password code (tap on the numbers to copy it). Additionally, you’ll be able to enable passwordless phone sign-in if your organization has requested you to turn that feature on. All other regular actions, such as approving a notification, adding a new account, or interacting with settings, will remain unchanged.
Date Update Type Update Details
2017-01-24 Status Status:
Launched
2017-01-21 Status Status:
In Development
2017-01-12 Status Status:
Launched
2016-11-01 New Feature Status:
In Development

Title:
Learning Tools and voice guidance for

Description:
Office Lens iOS adding two accessibility features: ·Frame Guide so that blind, low-vision, and sighted users can have the same, positive photo capturing experience using Office Lens.·Learning Tools immersive reader which will improve the reading experience for both some low vision users as well as dyslexic and dysgraphic users: ·Read Aloud (reading text and simultaneously highlighting words)·Text Spacing (adjust the spacing between characters, words and lines by substituting with a different font that has larger spacing properties)·Font Size and Voice speed
Date Update Type Update Details
2017-03-08 Status
Description
Status:
Launched

Description:
Learning Tools are now available in OneNote Online by going to the View menu and clicking Immersive Reader.Learning Tools includes a modified reader view that utilizes techniques proven to help people read more effectively, such as:Read Aloud—Reads text aloud with simultaneous highlighting that improves decoding, fluency and comprehension while sustaining the reader’s focus and attention.Spacing—Optimizes font spacing in a narrow column view to improve reading fluency for users who suffer from visual crowding issues.Syllables—Shows the breaks between syllables to enhance word recognition and decoding.Parts of Speech—Supports writing instruction and grammar comprehension by identifying verbs, nouns and adjectives.
2017-01-24 Status Status:
Rolling Out
2017-01-21 Status Status:
In Development
2017-01-12 Status Status:
Rolling Out
2016-10-14 New Feature Status:
In Development

Title:
Learning Tools for OneNote Online

Description:
OneNote Online has Learning Tools capabilities in new immersive reader:·Text Spacing (adjust the spacing between characters, words and lines by substituting with a different font that has larger spacing properties)·Syllabification·Read Aloud (reading text and simultaneously highlighting words)·Parts of Speech identification (verbs, nouns, adjectives, etc.)
Date Update Type Update Details
2017-03-08 Status
Description
Status:
Launched

Description:
Learning Tools are now available in Word Online by going to the View menu and clicking Immersive Reader.Learning Tools includes a modified reader view that utilizes techniques proven to help people read more effectively, such as:Read Aloud—Reads text aloud with simultaneous highlighting that improves decoding, fluency and comprehension while sustaining the reader’s focus and attention.Spacing—Optimizes font spacing in a narrow column view to improve reading fluency for users who suffer from visual crowding issues.Syllables—Shows the breaks between syllables to enhance word recognition and decoding.Parts of Speech—Supports writing instruction and grammar comprehension by identifying verbs, nouns and adjectives.
2017-01-24 Status Status:
Rolling Out
2017-01-21 Status Status:
In Development
2017-01-12 Status Status:
Rolling Out
2016-10-14 New Feature Status:
In Development

Title:
Learning Tools for Word Online

Description:
Word Online has Learning Tools capabilities in new immersive reader:·Text Spacing (adjust the spacing between characters, words and lines by substituting with a different font that has larger spacing properties)·Syllabification·Read Aloud (reading text and simultaneously highlighting words)·Parts of Speech identification (verbs, nouns, adjectives, etc.)
Date Update Type Update Details
2017-03-08 Title
Description
Title:
Learning Tools for Word 2016

Description:
Word 2016 has Learning Tools built into Read Mode.Learning Tools includes a modified reader view that utilizes techniques proven to help people read more effectively, such as:Read Aloud—Reads text aloud with simultaneous highlighting that improves decoding, fluency and comprehension while sustaining the reader’s focus and attention.Spacing—Optimizes font spacing in a narrow column view to improve reading fluency for users who suffer from visual crowding issues.Syllables—Shows the breaks between syllables to enhance word recognition and decoding.
2017-01-24 Status Status:
Launched
2017-01-21 Status Status:
In Development
2017-01-12 Status Status:
Launched
2016-10-14 New Feature Status:
In Development

Title:
Learning Tools for Word

Description:
Word for PC/desktop (2016 with Office 365) gets a set of Learning Tools capabilities. The following capabilities will be available with Word’s existing reading view (Read Mode):·Text Spacing (adjust the spacing between characters, words and lines by substituting with a different font that has larger spacing properties)·Syllabification·Read Aloud (reading text and simultaneously highlighting words)
Date Update Type Update Details
2017-04-05 Description Description:
Microsoft Teams is the chat-based workspace in Office 365.  It is a smarter way of working as an essential hub for your chats, content, people and tools to keep the team connected. Microsoft Teams was released to eligible Enterprise subscriptions on March 14, 2017 and Education subscriptions on March 21, 2017. (Note: US Government, Germany, and China offerings to follow)
2017-03-16 Status
Description
Status:
Launched

Description:
Microsoft Teams is the chat-based workspace in Office 365.  It is a smarter way of working as an essential hub for your chats, content, people and tools to keep the team connected. Microsoft Teams was released to eligible Enterprise subscriptions on March 14, 2017. (Note: US Government, Education, Germany, and China offerings to follow)
2017-02-07 Description Description:
Microsoft Teams is the chat-based workspace in Office 365.  It is a smarter way of working as an essential hub for your chats, content, people and tools to keep the team connected
2016-11-02 New Feature Status:
In Development

Title:
Microsoft Teams

Description:
Microsoft Teams is the chat-centered workspace in Office 365.  It is a smarter way of working as an essential hub for your chats, content, people and tools to keep the team connected
Date Update Type Update Details
2020-05-29 Status Status:
Launched
2020-05-12 Title Title:
Microsoft Teams - inline message translation in Office 365 Government GCC and GCC High
2020-04-24 New Feature Status:
In Development

Title:
Microsoft Teams - in-line message translation in Office 365 Government GCC and GCC High

Description:
In-line message translation will ensure that every worker in the team has a voice and facilitate global collaboration. With a simple click, people who speak different languages can fluidly communicate with one another by translating posts in channels and chat.
Date Update Type Update Details
2017-01-24 Status Status:
Launched
2017-01-21 Status Status:
In Development
2016-12-01 Status Status:
Launched
2016-10-14 New Feature Status:
In Development

Title:
SharePoint mobile app for iOS - News rollup

Description:
If you use the SharePoint app on iOS, you get the first look at the mobile experience of team news. When you tap the News tab, you will see a list of aggregated news using the intelligence of the Microsoft Graph from the sites you work in, the sites you follow and the sites your colleagues work in. SharePoint mobile on iOS gives you one place to catch up on the news from across your intranet. That’s your news in your pocket!
Date Update Type Update Details
2017-02-22 Status Status:
Rolling Out
2017-01-21 Status Status:
In Development
2016-12-01 Status Status:
Rolling Out
2016-10-14 New Feature Status:
In Development

Title:
Office 365 profile updates - expertise skills, inline edit

Description:
Your Office 365 profile represents you, who you know and what you and they are working on. Profiles are content-rich and actionable. You can start a Skype chat or call or email a colleague right from their profile page. To make it easier to know when to reach out, Delve now gives you a peek into what their day looks like by showing you the free/busy information from their Exchange Online calendar. And if they’re not in, Delve shows their out-of-office message.We made it much easier to edit your profile, to add value to how people discover you and your content. Listing projects, skills and education history to your profile is a great help to others who don’t know you yet. The updated profile editing experience makes it easier to keep your information fresh and updated with a few clicks and keystrokes.
Date Update Type Update Details
2017-01-24 Status Status:
Launched
2017-01-21 Status Status:
In Development
2017-01-12 Status Status:
Launched
2016-10-14 New Feature Status:
In Development

Title:
SharePoint Server 2016 - Feature Pack 1 (FP1)

Description:
We’re pleased to announce that we’re ahead of schedule with our inaugural Feature Pack for SharePoint Server 2016. Feature Pack 1, available in November, brings several enhancements driven by recent innovation in Office 365 and feedback from you on UserVoice, including:Logging of administrative actions performed in Central      Administration and with Windows PowerShell.Enhancements to MinRole to support small environments.A new OneDrive for Business user experience.Custom tiles in the SharePoint app launcher.Unified auditing across site collections on-premises      and in Office 365.Unified taxonomy across on-premises and Office 365.OneDrive API 2.0.Unlike previous versions of SharePoint, release-to-manufacture (RTM) did not define the end of innovation, but the beginning. As we continue to develop SharePoint Server 2016, we’ve paid close attention to customer feedback, trends in content management, team collaboration, user experiences across devices, and how the cloud can be blended into existing on-premises scenarios in new and compelling ways. Feature Packs allow us to accelerate delivery of cloud-first features to our Software Assurance customers (where noted) of SharePoint Server 2016 outside of the traditional 2- to 3-year release cadence.SharePoint Server 2016 and the coming FP1 enable hybrid scenarios across on-premises and Office 365 online. You can enable hybrid search, connected experiences with OneDrive for Business, Delve, Yammer and Office 365 Video, and now with FP1 you can perform a unified audit and take advantage of a unified taxonomy. For more information on other SharePoint and Office 365 hybrid scenarios, see hybrid.office.com.There is no cost associated with Feature Pack 1; however, some features of Feature Pack 1 are limited to Software Assurance customers where noted in this post.
Date Update Type Update Details
2016-10-18 Status Status:
Launched
2016-10-14 New Feature Status:
Rolling Out

Title:
Office 365 People Cards

Description:
You’ve probably seen contact cards in Outlook. This update brings intelligent, Delve-like experiences to Office 365 apps (like SharePoint Online and OneDrive for Business), right in the context of your work. When you hover over a person’s name or image, people cards expands to reveal contact information, organizational relationships and documents they have been working on.People cards have already begun to appear in Outlook on the web, and they are rolling out now within SharePoint Online team sites, document libraries, lists and OneDrive for Business. You, too, can access the same valuable information and insight through people within the SharePoint and OneDrive mobile apps. See a person’s name or photo, and simply click or tap to learn more about them and the work they do. People cards are within reach where you are working and will help you prepare and stay informed throughout your day.
Date Update Type Update Details
2017-02-22 Status Status:
Rolling Out
2017-01-21 Status Status:
In Development
2016-12-01 Status Status:
Rolling Out
2016-10-14 New Feature Status:
In Development

Title:
SharePoint Online - create team site and Office 365 group from SharePoint home

Description:
We’re pleased to announce that soon you’ll be able to create a site and a group for your team—right from SharePoint home in Office 365. The Create site wizard will create an Office 365 group as well as a modern SharePoint team site. You will even be able add members and classify the site along the way. And if you’ve ever waited for a SharePoint site to be provisioned in the past, you’ll discover this process will create the site in mere seconds.
Date Update Type Update Details
2016-10-18 Status Status:
Rolling Out
2016-10-14 New Feature Status:
In Development

Title:
SharePoint Online - team news

Description:
Team news is how you keep up with and broadcast key events and accomplishments with other members of the team and extended stakeholders. You can use team news for things like trip reports, best practices, project updates, highlights of new documents and content, welcoming a new team member, sharing team goals and celebrating milestones.
Date Update Type Update Details
2020-03-02 New Feature Status:
In Development

Title:
Shareable address bar links

Description:
Tenant admins can specify whether the link that shows up in address bar for files is sharable within organization or not.
Date Update Type Update Details
2020-04-25 Status Status:
Launched
2020-04-03 New Feature Status:
Rolling Out

Title:
Smart upload management

Description:
OneDrive will now automatically adjust sync client upload rate based on bandwidth availability. This setting enables OneDrive sync client to upload data in the background by only consuming unused bandwidth and not interfere with other applications using the network
Date Update Type Update Details
2020-04-25 Status Status:
Rolling Out
2020-03-02 New Feature Status:
In Development

Title:
Version history in desktop

Description:
You will now be able to view and restore previous versions of your files directly in your desktop via your File Browser or Mac Finder
Date Update Type Update Details
2020-05-14 Status Status:
Cancelled
2020-02-28 New Feature Status:
In Development

Title:
Microsoft Stream search vertical in Microsoft Search

Description:
The new Microsoft Stream search vertical in Microsoft Search allows for discovering media content stored in Microsoft Stream with Microsoft Search.
Date Update Type Update Details
2020-02-28 New Feature Status:
In Development

Title:
Profile Card Customization through Microsoft Graph Beta

Description:
Profile Card Customization through Microsoft Graph Beta allows you to add custom information to a person’s profile card through the Microsoft Graph Beta. This allows an administrator to customize people’s profile cards by adding properties according to your business needs.
Date Update Type Update Details
2020-05-06 New Feature Status:
In Development

Title:
Export your Visio diagrams as images with Download as Image in Visio for the web

Description:
With the Download as Image feature in Visio for the web, you can now save your Visio diagrams locally in PNG or JPEG format with just a few clicks. Various customization options allow you to specify the diagram area (current page vs. multiple pages), resolution, format, and whether to have a transparent background.
Date Update Type Update Details
2020-05-04 Status
Description
Status:
Launched

Description:
The week numbers across the 52 week calendar year will appear in 3 day and 7 day (landscape) views of your Calendar.  Week numbers on the monthly calendar view will be supported in a future release.
2020-03-31 New Feature Status:
Rolling Out

Title:
Outlook for iOS: week numbers

Description:
The week numbers across the 52 week calendar year will appear in 3 day, 7 day (landscape) and Monthly views of your Calendar.
Date Update Type Update Details
2020-02-27 New Feature Status:
Launched

Title:
Microsoft Teams - App catalog

Description:
Confidently enable apps from the Microsoft Teams admin center. The Manage apps page provides administrators with a view into all available apps in the tenant catalog and includes information to help them decide which apps to allow or block across the organization.
Date Update Type Update Details
2020-02-27 New Feature Status:
In Development

Title:
Company branding now supported on SharePoint Mobile App

Description:
Configure company branding in O365 admin center and receive a co-branded experience on the SharePoint iOS and Android Apps. Please ensure an SVG logo is uploaded in the admin center for it to appear on the Mobile App. Logos of other format will not be supported on the App.
Date Update Type Update Details
2020-02-27 New Feature Status:
In Development

Title:
Poll added to Outlook (Windows)

Description:
A new polling add-in will soon be pre-installed in Outlook for Windows by default, meaning end users will no longer need to install the Quick Poll add-in from the store.
Date Update Type Update Details
2016-10-14 New Feature Status:
Rolling Out

Title:
Visio: easy discovery of 3rd party content

Description:
Visio has a broad and powerful content ecosystem for users to tap into.  Now Visio Pro for Office 365 users will be able to search for 3rd party content  from trusted partners directly from within Visio.  We are incorporate various templates and sample diagrams across processes, network and education categories.
Date Update Type Update Details
2020-02-27 New Feature Status:
Rolling Out

Title:
PDFs and scans included in “Recent View”

Description:
Now, in your “Recent list”, uploaded scans and recently viewed PDFs will automatically surface at the top.
Date Update Type Update Details
2020-02-27 New Feature Status:
Rolling Out

Title:
Dark Mode - OneDrive for Android

Description:
You will be able use Dark mode in OneDrive for Android.
Date Update Type Update Details
2020-03-07 Title
Description
Title:
EOP/ATP Tenant Allow/Block list portal

Description:
One of the ways Office 365 ATP protects customers is by blocking malicious attachments and URLs from reaching end users. We understand that from time to time, customers may want to ensure delivery of certain messages containing malicious content for specific reasons, such as phishing simulations and training. In order to provide a way for our customers to easily reconcile this at time of click and during mail flow, we're developing a portal to help you self-remediate. This portal gives admins the opportunity to explicitly allow or block attachments and URLs in your Office 365 tenant.
2020-02-26 New Feature Status:
In Development

Title:
EOP/ATP Rescue portal

Description:
One of the ways Office 365 ATP protects customers is by blocking malicious attachments and URLs from reaching end users. We understand that from time to time, customers may want to ensure delivery of certain messages containing malicious content for specific reasons, such as phishing simulations and training. In order to provide a way for our customers to easily reconcile this at time of click and during mail flow, we're developing a Rescue portal. This portal gives admins the opportunity to explicitly allow or block attachments and URLs in your Office 365 tenant.
Date Update Type Update Details
2020-02-28 New Feature Status:
In Development

Title:
Pin Microsoft Teams apps in more places

Description:
Administrators can now pin Apps more broadly across Microsoft Teams, including the expanded Apps area of the Microsoft Teams App Bar. This makes featuring the right apps for your organization more discoverable by users.
Date Update Type Update Details
2020-02-24 New Feature Status:
Rolling Out

Title:
OAuth Support for POP3/IMAP4

Description:
We are adding OAuth support to POP3 and IMAP4 to improve security of these legacy protocols.
Date Update Type Update Details
2016-10-12 New Feature Status:
Launched

Title:
Sway Design: New Styles with Photo Filters

Description:
We recently added a new set of styles that give your Sways a more holistic and striking visual aesthetic. Apart from adjusting your color palette and font, you can now apply vibrant filters to the photos in your Sway—making for more visually impactful outputs. You can find the new styles by navigating to the Design pane and selecting from any of the styles on the top row.
Date Update Type Update Details
2017-04-05 Status Status:
Launched
2016-10-04 New Feature Status:
In Development

Title:
Office 365 Groups preservation and deletion policy

Description:
Create and manage preservation and deletion policies that affect Office 365 Group mail and files in one step using the Security and Compliance Center
Date Update Type Update Details
2020-02-21 New Feature Status:
In Development

Title:
Insider Risk Management: Integration with Communication Compliance

Description:
Ability to leverage Communication Compliance capabilities to identify additional risk areas
Date Update Type Update Details
2020-02-21 New Feature Status:
In Development

Title:
Insider Risk Management: Enhanced policy templates

Description:
Identify additional risk areas such as security violations
Date Update Type Update Details
2020-02-21 New Feature Status:
In Development

Title:
Insider Risk Management: Microsoft Teams integration

Description:
Allow for richer collaboration across an organization and identify risks
Date Update Type Update Details
2020-02-21 New Feature Status:
In Development

Title:
Insider Risk Management: Policy template customization

Description:
Ability to fine tune policies to meet organizational risk management needs
Date Update Type Update Details
2020-02-27 Title
Description
Title:
Forms Quick Poll add-in pre-install in Outlook

Description:
Outlook for Mac and Outlook on the web users will get the Forms Quick Poll add-in installed by default, if users have already installed the add-in, they will need to uninstall it to see the new add-in.
2020-02-24 Title Title:
Forms Quick Poll Pre-install to Outlook
2020-02-21 New Feature Status:
In Development

Title:
orms Quick Poll Pre-install to Outlook

Description:
For Outlook for Mac and OWA and Win32 – users will start to see the new entry point of quick poll
Date Update Type Update Details
2020-02-20 New Feature Status:
Rolling Out

Title:
Easy page and news publishing experience from sitepages library

Description:
We are adding the ability to easily publish and republish a page or news post from the sitepages library in a site via the command bar or the file card experience
Date Update Type Update Details
2020-04-03 Status Status:
Launched
2020-02-24 Description Description:
We’re pleased to announce Mover is now available to Microsoft 365 customers worldwide. Since Microsoft announced the acquisition of Mover, our migration specialists have been working hard to bring the migration service, including admin-led and self-service offerings, to more customers as demand to move content to the cloud continues to grow. Mover supports migration from over a dozen cloud service providers – including Box, Dropbox, Egnyte, and Google Drive – into OneDrive and SharePoint, enabling seamless file collaboration across Microsoft 365 apps and services, including the Office apps and Microsoft Teams. Mover helps make it easier than ever for customers to migrate files to Microsoft 365 – for free.
2020-02-20 New Feature Status:
In Development

Title:
Mover migration - worldwide availability

Description:
We’re pleased to announce Mover is now available to Microsoft 365 customers worldwide. Since Microsoft announced the acquisition of Mover, our migration specialists have been working hard to bring the migration service, including admin-led and self-service offerings, to more customers as demand to move content to the cloud continues to grows. Mover supports migration from over a dozen cloud service providers – including Box, Dropbox, Egnyte, and Google Drive – into OneDrive and SharePoint, enabling seamless file collaboration across Microsoft 365 apps and services, including the Office apps and Microsoft Teams. Mover helps make it easier than ever for customers to migrate files to Microsoft 365 – for free.
Date Update Type Update Details
2020-02-20 New Feature Status:
In Development

Title:
Microsoft Teams - Batch policy assignment and group policy assignment

Description:
Streamline the process of assigning policies to multiple users. The Microsoft Teams PowerShell module now supports the ability to assign a policy to a batch of users or to a group, such as a security group or an organizational unit.
Date Update Type Update Details
2020-03-07 Status Status:
In Development
2020-03-04 New Feature Status:
Rolling Out

Title:
Microsoft Teams for Firstline Workers: Off Shift Access - V1

Description:
Off shift access  is a new setting that can be enabled by IT administrators to provide a notification to Firstline Workers when they access the Teams app on their personal device outside payable hours. The users then need to provide consent to the notification before being able to access their app.
Date Update Type Update Details
2020-05-14 Status Status:
Rolling Out
2020-03-27 New Feature Status:
In Development

Title:
Outlook for iOS: Meeting Insights on the Search page

Description:
A new carousel on the Search home page will include quick access to with files and conversation threads that are relevant to the meetings on your calendar for the coming week (Meeting Insights)
Date Update Type Update Details
2020-05-19 Description Description:
Support for the Microsoft Intune app protection policy that blocks file attachments and switching from personal to work accounts in new emails or calendar events with attachments from unmanaged apps.
2020-04-21 New Feature Status:
In Development

Title:
Outlook for Android: Block unmanaged data in emails and calendar events

Description:
Support for the Microsoft Intune app protection policy that blocks file attachments and switching from personal to work accounts in new emails or calendar events with attachments from unmanaged apps.  
Date Update Type Update Details
2020-04-28 Description Description:
Support for the Microsoft Intune app protection policy that blocks file attachments and switching from personal to work accounts in new emails or calendar events with attachments from unmanaged apps.
2020-04-21 New Feature Status:
In Development

Title:
Outlook for iOS: Block unmanaged data in emails and calendar events

Description:
Support for the Microsoft Intune app protection policy that blocks file attachments and switching from personal to work accounts in new emails or calendar events with attachments from unmanaged apps.  
Date Update Type Update Details
2020-05-09 Status Status:
Rolling Out
2020-02-14 New Feature Status:
In Development

Title:
Updates to sharing page in Admin center

Description:
We are bringing the admin sharing settings from the classic sharing page to the modern sharing page. This will make it easier to set up and configure external sharing for OneDrive and SharePoint. Key settings include the ability to configure who is allowed to share externally as well as the default link permissions for your organization.
Date Update Type Update Details
2020-04-30 Status Status:
Launched
2020-02-20 New Feature Status:
Rolling Out

Title:
Announcing the general availability of Insider Risk Management

Description:
Announcing the general availability of Insider Risk Management
Date Update Type Update Details
2020-03-06 New Feature Status:
In Development

Title:
Tasks in Excel

Description:
Create and assign tasks to collaborators in an Excel workbook to track ownership and get work done
Date Update Type Update Details
2020-03-06 New Feature Status:
In Development

Title:
Tasks in Word

Description:
Create and assign tasks to collaborators in Word documents to track ownership and get work done
Date Update Type Update Details
2020-02-20 New Feature Status:
In Development

Title:
Outlook for iOS: Optional attendees

Description:
Add people to your events as optional attendees.
Date Update Type Update Details
2020-04-30 Status Status:
Launched
2020-04-25 Status Status:
Rolling Out
2020-02-13 New Feature Status:
In Development

Title:
Outlook on the web - GA of new experience in mobile browsers for special instances

Description:
We are releasing the new Outlook on the web experience to mobile browsers. Similar to the new Outlook on the web on PC, users accessing Outlook in mobile browsers will see a new experience.
Date Update Type Update Details
2020-02-13 New Feature Status:
In Development

Title:
New Communication Compliance reports

Description:
We are introducing new Communication Compliance reports such as review activity to help you track matches and actions taken by reviewers over time.
Date Update Type Update Details
2020-02-12 New Feature Status:
In Development

Title:
Communication Compliance now supports more granular permissions

Description:
We are introducing new Communication Compliance roles to help you better manage roles & responsibilities across the different solution stakeholders (IT, legal, compliance, etc.).
Date Update Type Update Details
2020-02-12 New Feature Status:
In Development

Title:
Communication Compliance now detects repeat code of conduct violations over time

Description:
Communication Compliance will now surface during the investigation flow repeated violations over time such as bullying to help you prioritize remediation actions.
Date Update Type Update Details
2020-04-30 Status Status:
Launched
2020-02-12 New Feature Status:
In Development

Title:
Communication Compliance now includes Yammer monitoring

Description:
You can now detect inappropriate conduct in Yammer conversations. Communication Compliance support multiple company channels, including Microsoft Teams messages, Exchange email, Skype for Business Online, and third parties such as Instant Bloomberg.
Date Update Type Update Details
2020-02-12 New Feature Status:
Launched

Title:
Announcing the general availability of Communication Compliance

Description:
Communication Compliance helps organizations address code-of-conduct policy violations in company communications, while also helping organizations in regulated industries meet specific supervisory compliance requirements.
Date Update Type Update Details
2020-02-12 New Feature Status:
In Development

Title:
Power Apps can read context from Microsoft Teams

Description:
Custom apps built using Microsoft Power Apps can now read context from the Microsoft Teams channels that they are added to. App makers can now build or update their apps to enable custom dynamic experiences based on the channel in which the app has been added.
Date Update Type Update Details
2020-05-29 Status Status:
Launched
2020-05-21 Status Status:
Rolling Out
2020-04-23 New Feature Status:
In Development

Title:
SharePoint: Extended layout for site footer

Description:
The site footer in modern communication sites will now include a new layout option, extended, to show more content in the footer section. The footer control will also have a background color functionality.
Date Update Type Update Details
2020-05-07 Status Status:
Launched
2020-02-11 New Feature Status:
Rolling Out

Title:
Interactive Yammer Emails in Outlook on the Web

Description:
Participate in Yammer conversations without leaving your Outlook on the Web inbox. Now, the Yammer email notifications render an interactive Yammer thread, so you can get the full context of the discussion and take action such as liking, replying or voting on polls right from Outlook Web App.
Date Update Type Update Details
2020-05-29 Status Status:
Launched
2020-02-28 Status Status:
In Development
2020-02-13 New Feature Status:
Rolling Out

Title:
New default background image for Microsoft 365 and Azure AD login

Description:
We are updating the default background image for the Microsoft 365 and Azure AD login screens. The new image is 1% the size of the previous default image which will reduce bandwidth requirements and improve perceived page load times. This change will not affect users if you have configured a custom background image in Company Branding for your tenant; users will continue to see your custom image.
Date Update Type Update Details
2020-02-11 New Feature Status:
In Development

Title:
Enhanced Power BI tab for Teams

Description:
With the new Power BI tab, users can add reports from the new workspace experience, apps. The tab also now supports paginated reports
Date Update Type Update Details
2020-04-03 Status Status:
Rolling Out
2020-02-11 New Feature Status:
In Development

Title:
SharePoint - edit metadata from within the Document Library and List View web parts

Description:
Now you will be able to edit the metadata properties on items displayed in a library or a list from within the corresponding web parts: the Document Library and List View web parts. This means you don't need to go to the list or library itself, rather you can work right there from the web part(s) in the context of the SharePoint page where the web part was added.
Date Update Type Update Details
2020-04-30 Status Status:
Launched
2020-02-11 New Feature Status:
In Development

Title:
New Capabilities in Shifts app

Description:
Schedule filtering - End users will see new filtering capabilities in the Shifts app on web and desktop, enabling them to filter by team members or schedule groups to efficiently manage their schedule. 'Your shifts' view - 'Your shifts' is a new view that will enable end users to quickly access their shift information without the need to scroll through their entire schedule. Schedule withdraw - Team owners will have the ability to withdraw a shared schedule to make any necessary changes.
Date Update Type Update Details
2020-02-08 New Feature Status:
In Development

Title:
SharePoint: lists from Excel

Description:
Easily bring in data for your SharePoint list starting by importing an Excel spreadsheet. You choose the columns and structure, and then click import. SharePoint then creates a new list with all the data and structure from Excel.
Date Update Type Update Details
2020-02-11 Description Description:
The new Microsoft 365 admin center experience is rolling out soon to GCC High and GCC DoD clouds. The new Microsoft 365 admin center is built for IT teams as a simplified way to manage your Microsoft 365 and Office 365 services. The admin center provides a tailored experience based on the unique needs of your role or organization, improves efficiency for everyday tasks, and provides actionable insights that help you make data-driven decisions to deliver a better experience for your users.
2020-02-07 New Feature Status:
In Development

Title:
New Microsoft 365 admin center experience available in ITAR cloud

Description:
The new Microsoft 365 adnin center experience is rolling out soon to GCC High and GCC DoD clouds. The new Microsoft 365 admin center is built for IT teams as a simplified way to manage your Microsoft 365 and Office 365 services. The admin center provides a tailored experience based on the unique needs of your role or organization, improves efficiency for everyday tasks, and provides actionable insights that help you make data-driven decisions to deliver a better experience for your users.
Date Update Type Update Details
2020-02-06 New Feature Status:
Rolling Out

Title:
New organization switcher in the Microsoft 365 admin center

Description:
Today, we are announcing a new feature in the Microsoft 365 admin center called the Organization Switcher, the first of many changes coming for admins who manage multiple organizations. The Organization Switcher allows you to seamlessly switch between organizations that you manage. Today’s release supports admins that are the partner of record (Associated Partner) for a Microsoft 365 organization.
Date Update Type Update Details
2020-04-30 Status Status:
Launched
2020-02-05 New Feature Status:
In Development

Title:
Microsoft Teams - Channel Cross Posting (Editing)

Description:
Channel cross posting now supports editing a message after it has been posted. Additionally, you can add or remove channels to reach a wider audience or have a focused conversation
Date Update Type Update Details
2020-02-05 New Feature Status:
In Development

Title:
Outlook on the web - new experience availability in Gallatin

Description:
We recently launched the new Outlook on the web experience for world-wide customers. This release is for customers Gallatin.
Date Update Type Update Details
2020-05-07 Status Status:
Launched
2020-02-05 New Feature Status:
In Development

Title:
Updated Feature: Microsoft 365 usage reports will add access for more administrator roles

Description:
Microsoft 365 usage reports will add access for the following administrator roles: - Teams Service Administrator - Teams Communications Administrator After it, the following user roles can have the access to Microsoft 365 usage report via Microsoft 365 admin center, Power BI Microsoft 365 usage analytics, and Microsoft Graph API: - Global Administrator - Exchange Administrator - SharePoint Administrator - Skype for Business Administrator - Teams Service Administrator - Teams Communications Administrator - Global Reader - Reports Reader
Date Update Type Update Details
2020-02-04 New Feature Status:
In Development

Title:
Power BI-in-Teams interactive cards

Description:
Users will be able to create an interactive card in Teams by pasting the link to a particular Power BI report. This experience will help users quickly find and take actions on their data.
Date Update Type Update Details
2020-03-24 New Feature Status:
In Development

Title:
Outlook for Android: Actionable calendar event search answers

Description:
Searching for specific calendar results through keywords will provide answers with quick action options such as RSVP or join and online meeting.
Date Update Type Update Details
2020-02-01 New Feature Status:
In Development

Title:
Office 365 ATP, Secure by Default: Honoring EOP/ATP detonation verdicts

Description:
We see lots of cases where configuration of our protection stack has enabled malicious content to be inadvertently delivered to end users. We’re working on a few features that will help address this problem. Our first phase includes Honoring detonation verdicts. All too frequently, URLs and files that have been flagged as malicious are allowed through to the inbox due to transport rules and domain allows. We’re updating our filters to ensure that malicious files and URLs are not delivered regardless of configuration, unless manually overridden.
Date Update Type Update Details
2020-01-31 New Feature Status:
Rolling Out

Title:
Reply to an Office comment from Outlook using actionable messages

Description:
With this update you will be able to save time and collaborate faster with comment and context previews in @mention and comment emails. This implies, when using Outlook, you'll be able to reply to the comments without even needing to leave Outlook.
Date Update Type Update Details
2020-04-10 Status Status:
Launched
2020-01-31 New Feature Status:
In Development

Title:
Enhancements to guided hunting experience

Description:
We're working on the following improvements to the guided hunting experience: - Addition of details, filter and export capability for: delivery location, special action, directionality, overrides, URL threat - NOT filter for a recipient, sender, sender domain - Time filter modified to allow filtering by hours - Incident widget renamed to Action center in Threat Management Review
Date Update Type Update Details
2020-02-28 New Feature Status:
In Development

Title:
Microsoft Compliance Score reaches general availability

Description:
With Microsoft Compliance Score, you can now continuously assess and monitor data protection controls, get clear guidance on how to improve your score and thus reduce compliance risks, and leverage the built-in control mapping to scale your compliance effort across global, industrial and regional standards. We announced the public preview back in November 2019.
Date Update Type Update Details
2020-04-21 Status Status:
Rolling Out
2020-02-05 Title Title:
Microsoft Teams - Private Channels in Office 365 government tenants
2020-02-04 New Feature Status:
In Development

Title:
Microsoft Teams - Private Channels in Office 365 Government GCC

Description:
Limit which team members can see the conversation and content within a particular channel. You can right-size channel participation and exposure without having to create discrete teams to limit visibility.
Date Update Type Update Details
2020-05-07 Status Status:
Rolling Out
2020-01-25 New Feature Status:
In Development

Title:
Outlook on the web - new Tasks experience update

Description:
Users have had the chance to try the new Tasks experience in Outlook on the web by opting in switching a toggle. We are now getting ready to make the new Tasks experience the default and only experience in Outlook on the web. With this change, users will no longer be able to see the classic view of Tasks.
Date Update Type Update Details
2020-04-11 New Feature Status:
In Development

Title:
Office 365 user view to Project and Roadmap

Description:
The Office 365 user view to Project and Roadmap feature gives users the ability to view only projects and roadmaps in Microsoft Project that have been shared with them. The roll out of the feature will be preceded by the release of a supporting new service plan, Common Data Service.
Date Update Type Update Details
2017-03-02 Status Status:
Launched
2017-02-07 New Feature Status:
Rolling Out

Title:
New Service Health Dashboard GA

Description:
The new Service health dashboard provides you with more relevant incident insights, and features a new view that separates major, business-critical outages from others and splits them into two categories: incidents and advisories. When you click an incident or advisory, you’ll see a summary that surfaces the most relevant and critical details, including the number of users in your organization who are impacted.
Date Update Type Update Details
2020-04-10 Status Status:
Launched
2020-03-14 Status Status:
Rolling Out
2020-02-27 New Feature Status:
In Development

Title:
Manage organization access to Project for the web

Description:
Turn on or off Project for the web for your organization through a new lever found in the Microsoft 365 Admin Center.
Date Update Type Update Details
2020-02-20 Status Status:
Launched
2020-01-28 New Feature Status:
Rolling Out

Title:
Outlook for Android: In app icons with Fluent, coherent design

Description:
Outlook rolls out new icons within the application that adhere to the new Office 365 Fluent design approach.
Date Update Type Update Details
2020-03-10 Description Description:
Outlook rolls out new icons within the application that adhere to the new Office 365 Fluent design approach.
2020-02-20 Status Status:
Launched
2020-01-28 New Feature Status:
Rolling Out

Title:
Outlook for iOS: In app icons with coherent, Fluent design

Description:
Outlook rolls out new icons within the application that adhere to the new Office 365 Fluent design approach.
Date Update Type Update Details
2020-03-19 New Feature Status:
In Development

Title:
Windows Virtual Desktop support for Microsoft Teams

Description:
Windows Virtual Desktop supports A/V redirection for Microsoft Teams, including P2P technology to improve performance.
Date Update Type Update Details
2020-03-20 New Feature Status:
In Development

Title:
Windows Virtual Desktop deployment through Azure Portal

Description:
IT Pros can manage Windows Virtual Desktop deployments using the Azure Portal. Existing customers should use migration and porting steps.
Date Update Type Update Details
2020-01-23 New Feature Status:
In Development

Title:
Additional Power Automate triggers for Microsoft Teams

Description:
Streamline routine tasks in Microsoft Teams with two new Power Automate triggers. Trigger actions when a new teammate joins - whether that's creating a welcome message or sharing onboarding materials. Users will also be able to create custom message actions with the "for a selected message" trigger. Users can build flows directly in Teams using these new triggers, even if they trigger actions outside of Teams.
Date Update Type Update Details
2020-04-13 Status Status:
Launched
2020-02-24 Title
Description
Title:
Improved SharePoint Tab and new SharePoint Pages Tabs allow users to paste link to tab pages & lists in Teams Channels

Description:
We are making improvements to the SharePoint tab in Teams to help users easily find the pages & lists that you want to tab. Now, you can also paste a link to a page or list from any team-site to tab it in your channels. We are also introducing a new "SharePoint Pages" tab in Teams specifically focused on allowing users to find pages and news posts or paste a link to them from any team-site in order to tab them in Teams. This feature has no impact on page or list permissions. Users who did not have access to that page/list before it was added as a tab will continue to be unable to access it in Teams.
2020-02-20 New Feature Status:
In Development

Title:
News SharePoint Pages and Lists tab in Teams allow users to tab any SharePoint content to their Team Channel by pasting the link

Description:
Teams users will now be able to add SharePoint content as a tab in their Teams channels using the new SharePoint Pages and SharePoint Lists tabs. These tabs provide an improved experience to pick the right page or list from their sites, and if the page or list is not part of the same team site, users can go ahead and paste the link to any modern SharePoint page or list to add it as a tab to their Teams channels.
Date Update Type Update Details
2020-04-14 Status Status:
Launched
2020-01-23 New Feature Status:
In Development

Title:
Updated Feature: Update to Security and Compliance center link in Admin center

Description:
For users who do not have M365 E3/E5, we’re updating the link to “Security and Compliance Center” in the Microsoft 365 admin center. It will split into two separate links for Security and Compliance.
Date Update Type Update Details
2020-01-23 New Feature Status:
Rolling Out

Title:
Acronyms answers are rolling out to Microsoft Search

Description:
Did you know that 2-3% of search queries entered by employees are related to acronyms? The new Acronyms feature in Microsoft Search helps you navigate your company’s often-confusing alphabet soup. I Now when you come across an acronym you may not recognize, a simple search on Bing will reveal common definitions from public sources—and your organization’s unique definitions with Microsoft Search.
Date Update Type Update Details
2020-05-19 Description Description:
SharePoint’s new teal theme will automatically update new and existing communication sites and team sites. Group connected team sites, and sites that have been customized, will not be impacted. Moving forward, new sites will automatically default to the new teal theme. The new teal theme can be changed to the former blue theme at any time in the Change the look panel.
2020-05-15 New Feature Status:
In Development

Title:
SharePoint: Default site theme color is changing from blue to teal

Description:
SharePoint’s new teal theme will automatically update new and existing communication sites and team sites. Group connected team sites, and sites that have been customized, will not be impacted. Moving forward, new sites will automatically default to the new teal theme. The new teal theme can be changed to the former blue theme at any time in the Change the look panel.
Date Update Type Update Details
2020-05-15 Status Status:
Rolling Out
2020-02-01 New Feature Status:
In Development

Title:
Copy your Project

Description:
Start your new project quickly by copying an existing project instead of having to start from a blank canvas.
Date Update Type Update Details
2020-04-11 Status Status:
Launched
2020-01-22 New Feature Status:
Rolling Out

Title:
Updates to the Threat Protection Status Report

Description:
The Threat Protection Status report will be enhanced with several new changes: - More detailed categorizations of threats caught by threat detection technology - New way to breakdown threats caught by associated policy type - New ways to breakdown threats caught by delivery status - Additional filter of data by EOP vs. ATP (ATP customers only) - Enhanced and refined details view with additional investigation and diagnostic information
Date Update Type Update Details
2020-02-08 New Feature Status:
In Development

Title:
Add Roadmap reports to the Power BI template

Description:
You can enable Roadmap reports in the Power Bi Template (https://github.com/OfficeDev/Project-Power-BI-Templates) for Project reporting and dashboards.
Date Update Type Update Details
2017-04-13 Status Status:
Launched
2016-09-28 New Feature Status:
In Development

Title:
Advanced Data Governance

Description:
Advanced Data Governance in Office 365 will intelligently bring this information overload under control and support our customers’ ability to achieve organizational compliance.  By leveraging machine assisted insights we will help organizations stay compliant and reduce risk by finding and keeping what’s important while leaving behind redundant, obsolete and trivial content (ROT).
Date Update Type Update Details
2017-01-24 Status Status:
Launched
2017-01-21 Status Status:
In Development
2016-12-01 Status Status:
Launched
2016-09-28 New Feature Status:
In Development

Title:
Express Analysis for Office 365 Advanced eDiscovery

Description:
Express Analysis is an Office 365 Advanced eDiscovery feature which allows organizations to quickly analyze a case and export the results.
Date Update Type Update Details
2020-02-20 Status Status:
Rolling Out
2020-01-22 New Feature Status:
In Development

Title:
Faster & More Reliable Exchange PowerShell Cmdlets

Description:
The New Exchange Online Management cmdlets are significantly more reliable and much faster than those previously available. These new cmdlets are available in preview today from the PowerShell Gallery website. https://aka.ms/exops-v2
Date Update Type Update Details
2020-01-17 New Feature Status:
In Development

Title:
Updates to "Recent View" on web

Description:
We are updating the Recent View in on OneDrive Web to include the Activity and Sharing columns
Date Update Type Update Details
2020-04-10 Status Status:
Launched
2020-01-22 New Feature Status:
Rolling Out

Title:
URL Threat Protection report and Compromised Users report

Description:
We're adding two new reports to the Security & Compliance center. The URL Threat Protection report will be a new report that covers linked threats detected inside email, Office apps and Teams. This report will be based on per URL click, as opposed to a traditional report where it's usually based on per email message. The Compromised Users report will be a new report that shows the state of any suspicious or restricted user accounts, to give the admin visibility of any account compromise that might have happened inside the tenant."