Customizable website tabs in Teams Templates

This new Microsoft Teams release will add an additional functionality to team templates enabling admins to specify URLs for website tabs for channels in custom team templates.

This message is associated with Microsoft 365 Roadmap ID 70794.

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Announcing Teams PowerShell Module 2.0

We are excited to announce Version 2.0.0 of Teams PowerShell Module. The release is available at PowerShell Gallery | Microsoft Teams 2.0.

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Service Health email notifications for specific incidents and advisories

As was previously announced in MC225596, the service health dashboard in Microsoft 365 admin center will soon support the ability to opt in to email notifications for a specific incident or advisory. This feature will allow you to input up to two email addresses to receive status updates for a specific issue including notification when the issue is resolved.

This message is associated with Microsoft 365 Roadmap ID 68717

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Request/Release workflow for quarantined messages

With this new quarantine policy, tenant admins will be able to configure end user access to messages quarantined by the Exchange Online Protection (EOP) anti-spam, Microsoft defender for office 365 (MDO) anti-phishing, anti-malware and Microsoft defender for office 365 (MDO) safe attachment policies. End users will also now have a process to request message release.

This message is associated with Microsoft 365 Roadmap IDs 62449 and 62450

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Customization of quarantine notification

We are making it possible for you to customize quarantine notifications with your organization logo, custom display name, and a custom disclaimer.

This message is associated with Microsoft 365 Roadmap ID 64781

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SharePoint classic site usage reports to be moved to a new link

We are relocating classic usage and popularity reports in the SharePoint admin center classic site collection settings.

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Migrate content from Box to Microsoft 365

This new feature release will enable admins to take advantage or our expanded support for third-party cloud providers and migrate content from Box.com to Microsoft 365. This release allows you to transfer your Box files and folders as well as convert Box notes into Word documents.

This message is associated with Microsoft 365 Roadmap ID 68816.

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Microsoft Teams: Custom policy packages

Earlier this month, March 2021 (MC243733), we announced the release of policy package assignment to groups that allowed you to assign multiple out of the box policies to a group of users based on roles to better manage policies in your organization.

This new release of custom policy packages will enable you to build and configure your own set of policy packages tailored to users with similar roles in your organization.

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Changes to Microsoft To Do Support Experience

We have made some changes to the support experience on Microsoft To Do. On the Android, iOS, Web and Windows apps while the experience remains the same, we have made a few changes to the Support module that will require the app to be updated.

On MacOS we will no longer support the in-app chat experience to raise support tickets. Instead, on Mac, clicking on “Get support” from “Help” will open a webpage from where support tickets can be raised. 

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SharePoint: Simplified editing of user interface elements in multilingual communication sites

In 2020 we rolled out the multilingual communication site feature which allowed a site owner to enable multiple languages for page and news publishing in a SharePoint communication site.

With this update, a user with appropriate edit permissions can update selected multilingual user interface (MUI) elements in all the languages enabled in a multilingual communication site in the same editing session. MUI elements enable users to see and use SharePoint site interfaces in the language they prefer, instead of the default language that was selected when the site was created.

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