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Office 365 Update: Changes to admin controls for existing Yammer groups

Previously, we announced changes to Yammer group types which affected admin controls for new groups. Today, we are announcing that these admin control changes will now be applied to all existing groups. This change will be effective July 6, 2017.
How does this affect me?

The following areas will be affected with this change:
1. Public Group, moderated: This group will become a public group in which any Yammer user can join. If there is a need to restrict membership based on AAD criteria, creating a dynamic group may be an option.
2. Private Groups (Listed), unmoderated: This group will become private (listed) with moderated access, where only admins now can grant approvals to new members. Previously, there was an option to allow group members to approve new membership.
3. Private Groups (Unlisted), unmoderated: This group will become private (unlisted) with moderated access, where only admins now can grant approvals to new members. Previously, there was an option to allow group members to approve new membership.

What do I need to do to prepare for this change?

There is nothing you need to do to prepare for this change. Please click Additional Information to learn more.

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Office 365 Update: Updated feature: SharePoint filters pane

We are releasing an update to the filters pane that will allow list and library metadata navigation to be implemented in the modern filters pane. Previously, the use of metadata navigation forced these pages to remain in “classic” mode.
How does this affect me?

We are adding a new filter behavior to the filters pane. We are also removing one of the remaining causes behind the list and library view automatically staying in “classic” view.

We’ll be gradually rolling this out in the following days, and the rollout will be completed by the end of July.

What do I need to do to prepare for this change?

Admins who wish to remain in “classic” mode need to ensure that the library or the organization, as appropriate, is set to use “classic” view only. Please click Additional Information to learn more.

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Office 365 Update: Sharing mails sent in SharePoint Online and OneDrive for Business

Based on your feedback, we’re updating how sharing mails are sent in SharePoint Online and OneDrive for Business. We’ll begin rolling this feature out in the next few days.
How does this affect me?

For the past few months, we have been sending sharing mails from no-reply@sharepointonline.com. Based on your feedback, we will be changing this behavior to send mails from the sharing user’s mailbox, so long as that user has an Exchange Online mailbox. If the user does not have a mailbox, we will continue to send mail from the no-reply@sharepointonline.com.

We’ll be gradually rolling this out to customers in June, and the roll out will be completed by the end of July.

What do I need to do to prepare for this change?

There is nothing you need to do to prepare for this change. Please click Additional Information to learn more.

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Office 365 update: Per Group Sharing Controls

Per-group sharing controls is a new Office 365 feature. We’ll begin rolling this feature out in June, in two phases. This feature allows you to limit external sharing in your organization to only users in selected security groups.
How does this affect me?

Per-group sharing controls will appear in two phases. First, you will notice a new setting that allows users to specify a set of security groups that are allowed to share to authenticated external users and via anonymous links. Second, another option will appear that allows admins to specify a set of security groups that are allowed to share to authenticated external users only.

We’ll be gradually rolling this out to First Release customers in early June, and the roll out will be completed by the end of July.

What do I need to do to prepare for this change?

There is nothing you need to do to prepare for this change. Please click Additional Information to learn more.

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Office 365 Update: Office 365 Group Card in Outlook on the Web

We’re updating the Office 365 Group card in Outlook on the web and we’ll complete our rollout by the end of June.

This message is associated with Office 365 Roadmap ID 15121.
How does this affect me?

We’re improving the way Outlook on the web users interact with Office 365 Groups through a newly refreshed group card. The new card provides easy access to group components such as conversations, calendar, notebook, files, planner, and more. Your users will be able to easily join, leave, follow and un-follow groups at their convenience.

We’ll be gradually rolling this out to First Release customers in late May, and we’ll complete our rollout to all Office 365 customers by the end of June.

What do I need to do to prepare for this change?

There is nothing you need to do to prepare for this change. Please click Additional Information to learn more.

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Office 365 Update: Digest email for groups in Outlook

Digest email for groups in Outlook is a new Office 365 feature. You’ll begin seeing this feature in the coming days.

This message is associated with Office 365 Roadmap ID 15126.
How does this affect me?

We are introducing digest email for groups in Outlook as a way to ensure that you are not missing out and are staying up to date on your groups’ activity. The digest email will contain activity from your groups in Outlook, such as conversations, calendar items, etc. You can easily unsubscribe from a group to stop receiving the digest email.

We’ll be gradually rolling this feature out in the following days, and the rollout will be completed over the coming weeks.

What do I need to do to prepare for this change?

If you are excited about this new feature, please click Additional Information to learn more.