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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Adding additional field to Reported Issues that associates reported issues to active incidents or advisories

We are adding a new column for the ‘Reported issues’ view in the Service Health page. We will be adding an ‘Issues’ column that will link recently reported issues from the Report an Issue feature to an Incident or Advisory if applicable.

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Add Microsoft Teams to your SharePoint team site

SharePoint group owners can already quickly add Microsoft Teams to a SharePoint team site in order to enhance communication and content collaboration. We’re now making it easier to integrate SharePoint content whenever a group owner adds Microsoft Teams to an existing SharePoint team site.

This message is associated with Microsoft 365 Roadmap ID 46990

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Modern comments in Word (Windows)

We’re rolling out a new comments experience in Word with improved keyboard shortcuts as well as improved @mentions and notifications. This experience unifies how comments work across Word, Excel, and PPT.   

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Modern comments in Word (Mac)

We’re rolling out a new comments experience in Word with improved keyboard shortcuts as well as improved @mentions and notifications. This experience unifies how comments work across Word, Excel, and PPT.   

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Text Predictions in Word for Windows

In December 2020 (MC229381), we announced that Outlook for Windows was adding text predictions during composition by incorporating intelligent technology to help users write more efficiently by predicting text quickly and accurately.

We’re now excited to announce that text predictions will soon be available in Word for Windows when writing documents in English.

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Updated service plan names for data classification analytics

As previously announced in MC224879 (October 2020) and MC231124 (December 2020), Microsoft 365 data classification analytics are enabled in your tenant via the Content Explorer service plan.

We are updating the service plan name. You will soon see two service plans that enable both standard and premium functionality in your tenant: Information Protection and Governance Analytics – Standard and Information Protection and Governance Analytics – Premium.

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Block Download Permissions for Teams Meeting Recordings on OneDrive

As part of the New Stream experience, new Teams meeting recordings will be stored in your OneDrive for Business and SharePoint. Based on customer feedback we are enhancing the feature so that these recordings are not downloadable by those with view-only permissions, and that those permissions be set by default.

The New Stream experience was originally communicated in MC222640 (Standard) and MC229363 (GCC) also see this documentation for more details on the timing and experience. 

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OneDrive admin center settings are coming to the SharePoint admin center

The OneDrive and SharePoint admin centers are converging into one, providing you with holistic control as we streamline the admin experience.

This feature is associated with Microsoft 365 Roadmap ID 65911.

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New file sharing experience in Microsoft Teams

We are updating the file sharing and access control experience in Microsoft Teams to make it similar to the experience with other Microsoft 365 apps. We had announced this feature last fall but delayed the rollout to ensure the best customer experience. We apologize for any inconvenience that this delay may have caused.

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