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  • Message Recall in Exchange Online 7th December 2019
    The Outlook for Windows Message Recall feature is extremely popular with users, yet it doesn't always work so well. Part of the problem is that the recall is client-based, and the recall can only happen if the recipient also uses Outlook. With millions of users with mailboxes in Office 365, we're now able to improve […]
  • Securing SMTP Authenticated Submissions - Per Mailbox and By Default 7th December 2019
    We're kicking off a multi-phased effort to better secure SMTP authenticated submissions. SMTP authenticated submission is commonly used by applications or devices (printers, scanners, etc.) to submit email into the Office 365 service. It only requires login credentials, and doesn't support modern authentication. So this leaves any account that's using SMTP authenticated submission more vulnerable […]
  • Send from proxy addresses (aliases) from OWA 7th December 2019
    The ability to send email from a proxy address (aka alias) other than the sender's primary SMTP address is useful in multiple scenarios, such as mergers and acquisitions when you need the to send from multiple branded domain names, or sending on behalf of a team or department, like [email protected] And of course, having the […]
  • Support for Plus Addressing in Office 365 7th December 2019
    Plus Addressing is a great way to quickly create custom (or disposable) email addresses based off your standard email address, by simply adding a "+" suffix string to an existing email address in Office 365. For example, a plus address for [email protected] could be something like [email protected] that she could use to sign up for […]
  • Reply-All Storm Protection 7th December 2019
    When a Reply-All mail storm happens in your organization it can disrupt business continuity and even cause unexpected throttling of your organization's mail flow within Office 365. While Exchange Online has several features designed to help prevent Reply-All storms (e.g. Distribution List (DL) allowed sender lists and recipient limits) that reduce the severity and impact […]
  • OneNote integration in Teams 7th December 2019
    Users will see the ability to add a OneNote notebook tab to their Teams channels.Availability date: Q2 CY2020
  • Microsoft Teams - Phone System Administration Enhancements 7th December 2019
    As part of our ongoing process to bring additional workloads to the Microsoft Teams admin center, the following new or improved features will be available: Microsoft Calling Plan customers will be able to search, acquire, and assign phone numbers to end-users. Admins will also be able to create and assign emergency addresses for those end-users. […]
  • Designer for branded templates 6th December 2019
    Now large enterprises, SMBs, universities can utilize Designer recommendations in their own branded templates. This allows people to stay on-brand.Availability date: Q3 CY2019
  • Column totals 6th December 2019
    Users will be able to display column totals and subtotals in the footer of a group or a list/library view in the modern SharePoint experience without needing to change to classic mode.More info: https://techcommunity.microsoft.com/t5/Microsoft-SharePoint-Blog/January-2019-SharePoint-Modernization-News/ba-p/320552Availability date: Q1 CY2019
  • Outlook on the web - room feature card 6th December 2019
    You will be able to see room features and details in the room card in Outlook on the web. This feature uses the same data used for room filters in Set-Place which admins can set in PowerShell.More info: https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/powershell/module/exchange/mailboxes/set-place?view=exchange-psAvailability date: December CY2019
  • Microsoft Teams - Number Normalization Rules 6th December 2019
    Tenant administrators often need to change the callee or caller number for inbound/outbound numbers in order to ensure interoperability with SBCs. A Number Translation Rules policy can be used to alter these numbers. The policy can translate either callee or caller number to a desired format. Policy can then be applied using PowerShell in inbound […]
  • Teams-Outlook Email Integrations 6th December 2019
    Teams-Outlook Email Integrations make it easy to share information between email and chat with three new features: Share email to Teams - Share an email from Outlook, including any attachments, to a channel or chat in Teams. Share conversation via email - Share a Teams conversation via email without leaving the app. Reply to missed […]
  • Outlook for iOS: Delegate permissions 6th December 2019
    Delegates can access and manage messages within an owner’s inbox folder. Availability date: January CY2020
  • Outlook for Android: Delegate permissions 6th December 2019
    Delegates can access and manage messages within an owner’s inbox folder. Availability date: January CY2020
  • Presenter and Attendee roles for Meetings in Microsoft Teams 6th December 2019
    Meeting organizers will now have an option to define roles for meeting attendees: presenter and attendee. Presenters will have full control over the meeting, whereas meeting attendees cannot share content, take control, mute or remove other participants, admit people waiting in the lobby, or start/stop recordings.More info: https://techcommunity.microsoft.com/t5/Microsoft-Teams-Blog/What-s-New-in-Microsoft-Teams-Ignite-2019/ba-p/937025#meetingsAvailability date: December CY2019
  • Add additional participants to meeting chats 5th December 2019
    Today in private meeting chat threads, user don't have functionality to easily add more participants to chat. This feature will add an entry point "Add participants" in the meeting chat header and users who are already part of the chat thread will be able to add more users to the meeting chat using this feature. […]
  • Introducing File Upload 5th December 2019
    a type of question that allows responders to upload files, such as Office documents, images, and video, to their answers. These uploaded files are safely stored in your SharePoint or OneDrive for you to access with ease. With file upload, you can, for example, create a recruiting form that collects resumes or a photography competition […]
  • Microsoft Whiteboard integration in Microsoft Teams 5th December 2019
    Microsoft Whiteboard integration into Microsoft Teams will allow people to ideate and collaborate on a range of workplace scenarios, and enable people to bring ideas to life together, whether they’re in the same room or working remotely. Add a whiteboard to your next meeting by selecting via the share tray.More info: https://techcommunity.microsoft.com/t5/Microsoft-Teams-Blog/What-s-New-in-Microsoft-Teams-Ignite-2019/ba-p/937025Availability date: Q4 CY2019
  • Pin your favorite communities in Yammer 5th December 2019
    Pin your favorite Yammer communities to the left navigation bar for fast access.More info: https://techcommunity.microsoft.com/t5/Yammer-Blog/The-New-Yammer/ba-p/976855Availability date: Q2 CY2020
  • Outlook for iOS: Top results 5th December 2019
    The best 3 results from your keyword search is presented on the top of Search in Outlook in addition to results in chronological order. Availability date: Q2 CY2020