Microsoft 365 roadmap roundup – 31 May 2021

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Includes updates for SharePoint, SharePoint Syntex and Microsoft Viva.

  • Launched (1)
  • Rolling out (3)
  • In development (9)


  • SharePoint: Admin center – Migration Manager: Google migrations – With Microsoft’s recent Mover acquisition, we are excited to expand our capabilities to allow moving content from Google into Microsoft 365. Roadmap ID: 82014


  • New leadership connection site template – The template brings together conversations from Yammer, news, resources, and showcases upcoming events. Roadmap ID: 71752
  • OneDrive and SharePoint: Immersive Reader support – Users can edit Word files directly into Immersive Reader from inside OneDrive and SharePoint. Roadmap ID: 81954
  • SharePoint: Microsoft Lists: Updated sharing experience – Create unique sharing links for lists based on who and how you wish to share them, while adhering to any sharing settings per established IT and governance planning and policies. Roadmap ID: 81965


Release – May 2021

  • 🆕 SharePoint: Swap root site from SharePoint admin center for customers with 10k+ seats – Customer tenants with more than 10K seats or more can now swap their SharePoint root site from within the SharePoint admin center user interface. Roadmap ID: 72224

Release – June 2021

  • 🆕 SharePoint: Page details updates – This update to the page details panel will allow page authors to delete a page and change the page’s URL. Roadmap ID: 81994
  • 🆕 SharePoint: Email notification settings – With this feature, users can unsubscribe or re-subscribe to their favourite SharePoint email notifications. Their preference will be respected for these email notifications. Roadmap ID: 81993
  • 🆕 Yammer and SharePoint for Business: Yammer Conversations Web Part V3 – 3 new configurations to the Yammer Conversations SharePoint Web Part: new horizontal layout, new filter option to show only Questions or All Conversations, and a new configuration option to show or hide the Yammer publisher. Roadmap ID: 81998

Release – July 2021

  • 🆕 Microsoft Search: Find a meeting recording based on what was said – For a Teams meeting that was recorded to OneDrive & SharePoint and was also transcribed live during the meeting you can now search in Microsoft Search to find the meeting recording file based on the transcript. Roadmap ID: 82003
  • SharePoint: Admin center – Migration Manager: Egnyte migrations – Microsoft have expanded their capabilities to allow moving content from Egnyte into Microsoft 365. Roadmap ID: 82016
  • SharePoint spaces: Embed Web Part and Annotation – Show SharePoint pages or HTML embed content as an interactable overlay on a SharePoint space. Roadmap ID: 70732
  • SharePoint spaces: 360° tour annotation icon customization – Customize icons in 360° image tours with choice of icons, colours and size. Roadmap ID: 70733

Release – September 2021

  • 🆕 Microsoft Stream: Variable playback speed (0.5-2x) for Microsoft Teams meeting recordings – For Teams meeting recordings saved to OneDrive & SharePoint you’ll now be able to change the playback speed (0.5x – 2x) while watching the video. Roadmap ID: 82002

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