Planner File Recommendations

This new Planner feature allows users to quickly add attachments to their tasks from an intelligently curated list of relevant files. The recommendations are based on the task and the user.

This message is associated with Microsoft 365 Roadmap ID 66364.

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“Tasks by Planner and To Do” app name to be shortened to “Tasks” within Teams

Reminder: Last year we announced the public preview of Tasks in Teams. At the same time, we also announced the planned three-stage naming sequence for how the app name would appear in Teams.

This update reflects the final stage where we shorten Tasks by Planner and To Do to simply Tasks for simplicity, brevity and to better reflect the app combining the To Do and Planner experiences. You’ll still be able to find the app by searching Planner or To Do and this will not impact the functionality of the app.

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Planner Mobile Push Notification Update

We are updating the delivery method for mobile push notifications in the Planner mobile apps for iOS and Android. Notifications from these apps will be delivered via a direct push method, where the contents of the notifications will be sent to the mobile device over Apple and Google push notification services. End users will see no changes to their existing user experience with Planner.

Notification content may include;

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Planner’s New Roster Containers

This release of a new type of container in Planner will allow plans to be created independent of an M365 group. This will be enabled by Roster containers, which is a simple list of members stored in Planner that can contain any user with a valid AAD ID in that tenant. We are calling plans contained by Rosters “Roster plans”.

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Add up to 25 task labels and colors in Planner and Tasks in Teams

With this update, end users can choose up to 25 colored labels per task in Planner and Tasks in Teams.

This message is associated with Microsoft 365 Roadmap ID 66193.

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Introducing intelligent file recommendations for Planner

This new Planner feature allows users to quickly add attachments to their tasks from an intelligently curated list of relevant files. The recommendations are based on the task and the user.

This message is associated with Microsoft 365 Roadmap ID 66364.

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