Upcoming settings change to your Teams tenant – no action required

In 7 days, the TeamsUpgradePolicy for your tenant will be fixed as TeamsOnly (its current setting) to help ensure a smooth transition to Teams.

How this will affect your organization:

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Reminder: Skype for Business Online retires July 31, 2021

Note: If your organization has already transitioned from Skype for Business Online to Microsoft Teams, please disregard this message.

Originally announced in MC219641 (July ’20), as Microsoft Teams has become the core communications client for Microsoft 365, this is a reminder the Skype for Business Online service will retire July 31, 2021. At that point, access to the service will end. 

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Skype for Business Online Connector Retirement

Originally announced in MC230065 (December 2020) and MC244740 (March 2021), Microsoft Teams PowerShell module is available to all tenant administrator. This is a reminder the Skype for Business Online connector will retire on May 15, 2021.

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Planned Maintenance: Skype for Business capacity upgrade

We have maintenance planned for Skype for Business:

  • Starting March 26, 2021 16:00 UTC.
  • Ending March 26, 2021 07:00 UTC.
  • Starting April 2, 2021 16:00 UTC.
  • Ending April 2, 2021 07:00 UTC.

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Reminder: Skype for Business Online retires July 31, 2021

Originally announced in MC219641 (July ’20), as Microsoft Teams has become the core communications client for Microsoft 365, this is a reminder the Skype for Business Online service will retire July 31, 2021. At that point, access to the service will end.

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Service reminder: Skype for Business Online retires in 6 months

Originally announced in MC219641 (July ’20), as Microsoft Teams has become the core communications client for Microsoft 365, this is a reminder the Skype for Business Online service will retire July 31, 2021. At that point, access to the service will end.

Please note:

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