Important Information about upcoming changes to Microsoft Power Apps trial license renewals

Users that launch a Power Apps app without sufficient entitlement to run the app are prompted to start a trial. Currently, when these trials expire, users are prompted to extend their trial without any limitation to the number of times the trial may be extended. Beginning mid-January 2022, users will be limited to three (3) Power Apps trial periods.


Important information about your Microsoft 365 Office App launcher

To help improve the app exploration and discovery experience for users, beginning mid-November 2021, the Office App Launcher, All Apps (, and app search experiences will be updated to only list relevant Dynamics 365 apps, Power Apps apps, and Azure Active Directory integrated apps.

Following this update, the Office App Launcher, All Apps, and app search experiences will only list Dynamics 365 apps, Power Apps apps, and Azure AD integrated apps that meet one of the following criteria:


Introducing Performance Insights (preview) for Model-driven apps

Performance Insights is a self-service tool for enterprise app makers that analyzes runtime user data and provides a prioritized list of recommendations to help improve the performance of model-driven apps.


Power Platform data loss prevention policies – New capabilities announced

Additional capabilities are being added to allow you greater control and customization of your Power Platform data loss prevention (DLP) policies:

The following DLP capabilities will be available by the end of July 2021:


Important Information about your Power Apps service

Starting on April 30, 2021, Power Apps created using the SharePoint list app generation experience will display an in-app list of experiences in Power Apps mobile experiences when shared with Everyone.


Updates coming to Power Apps Data Loss Prevention

Starting 4 February 2021, Power Apps will proceed with enforcing Data Loss Prevention (DLP) policies when apps are launched. This enforcement is in addition to the DLP enforcement that occurs when connections are added to apps in Power Apps Studio. This enforcement change was previously communicated in Message Center (MC208818) and turned on and then turned off as unexpected behavior was observed. The unexpected behavior has since been resolved.


Power Platform admin center – Help + Support experience – Planned Maintenance

We have maintenance planned for the Help + Support experience within the Microsoft Power Platform admin center to perform infrastructure changes. During the maintenance window listed below, users will be unable to update or gather specific support case details using the Power Platform admin center.


Power Platform – Update to Add-CustomConnectorToPolicy data loss prevention (DLP) PowerShell cmdlet

We recently announced changes to our data loss prevention (DLP) policies (MC231184). As part of this change, the Powershell cmdlet Add-CustomConnectorToPolicy would no longer support the addition of custom connectors to tenant level policies. Additionally, we announced that custom connectors added to tenant level policies would not be shown on the data loss prevention page (DLP UI) in the Power Platform admin center.


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