Microsoft 365 roadmap roundup – w/c 29 June 2020

Teams

🍾 LAUNCHED

  • Meeting attendee limit increases to 300 participants – Microsoft have increased the maximum number of participants allowed in a Teams meeting to 300. Roadmap ID: 57275
  • Add distribution lists and modern groups to scheduled meetings – The ability to add distribution lists and modern groups to scheduled meetings in Teams. Roadmap ID: 63987
  • Private channels – Limit which team members can see the conversation and content within a particular channel. You can right-size channel participation and exposure without having to create discrete teams to limit visibility. Roadmap ID: 50588

🚂 ROLLING OUT

  • Teams-Outlook Email Integrations – Make it easy to share information between email and chat with three new features: Share email to Teams, Share conversation via email and Reply to missed activity emails. Roadmap ID: 57389

⌛ IN DEVELOPMENT

Release – June 2020

  • Language-aware proofing – Spellchecking will appear in the language the message in which it was written in the Teams desktop app. Roadmap ID: 65446

Release – July 2020

  • Large Gallery view (Preview): see up to 49 participants – Microsoft will soon bring Large Gallery view to Microsoft Teams, providing a new way to view video up to 49 participants at once on a single screen (7×7). Roadmap ID: 65333
  • 7×7 view in meetings – 7×7 grid view in Teams meetings. Roadmap ID: 65336
  • New lobby setting: only the organizer joins the meeting directly – Microsoft are adding “Only me” as an option to the “Who can bypass lobby?” setting. Once enabled, only the organizer will be able to join the meeting directly. Roadmap ID: 64343
  • Inline Chat message translation for iOS – Inline chat message translation lets users translate Teams mobile chat messages into the language they choose. Roadmap ID: 63227
  • Tasks in Teams –  A new, unified view of personal and assigned tasks within Teams, consolidating tasks across Microsoft To Do, Teams channels, Planner and Outlook. Roadmap ID: 57213
  • Microsoft Teams for Firstline Workers: On/Off Shift V2 – IT admins have the option to block the entire Teams app when a user is off shift. Roadmap ID: 59722
  • Changes in Incoming IP Video policy (New Audio and Video Policies) – Microsoft are updating our meeting policies to allow IT admins more control over how video is managed in Teams Meetings. Roadmap ID: 57082

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