New features as of August 27, 2019:
- 'External" being added to subject and body of external email sent to UB addresses.
- Anti-spoofing enforcement actions - https://docs.microsoft.com/office365/securitycompliance/anti-spoofing-protection
- The new Outlook on the web will become the default experience for Mail, Calendar, and People and we will remove the opt-in toggle. With this change users will not be able to move back or see the classic experience. https://aka.ms/newoutlookontheweb
- Updated Feature: New Outlook on the web - S/MIME availability - If you have been using S/MIME in classic Outlook on the web, and you want to use S/MIME in the new Outlook on the web, once the feature is rolled out to you, you will need to update your S/MIME control by going to: Settings - Mail - S/MIME. https://support.office.com/article/encrypt-messages-by-using-s-mime-in-outlook-on-the-web-878c79fc-7088-4b39-966f-14512658f480
- Skype for Business Online is retiring - As Teams has become the core communications client for Office 365, we are announcing that Skype for Business Online will retire on July 31, 2021. We actively encourage all customers to plan and execute their upgrade to Teams today. https://aka.ms/sfboannounce
- Update iOS 10 devices to continue using Outlook for iOS - On 9/3/2019, iOS 10 users will no longer be able to use Outlook for iOS to sync their email or calendar data. The client will not be able to connect to Microsoft services. As a reminder, support for iOS 10 users was retired from Outlook for iOS in November 2018. https://docs.microsoft.com/exchange/clients-and-mobile-in-exchange-online/outlook-for-ios-and-android/outlook-for-ios-and-android
Office 365 Roadmap
The Office 365 Roadmap lists updates that are currently planned for applicable subscribers. Updates are at various stages from being in development to rolling-out to customers to being generally available for applicable customers world-wide, please click here.
Office 365 Benefits
Office 365 is delivered to students, staff, and faculty through the cloud and includes access to Microsoft Office as well as Web-based versions of the Microsoft Office suite. In addition, Office 365 users have access to Skype for Business, OneDrive, and OneNote. Through the cloud service, Office applications can be accessed over the Internet from anywhere at anytime.
Office 365 offers many benefits:
- Provides students the cloud-based services they have been requesting.
- Everyone has 50 GB of storage for email.
- Everyone receives cloud-based personal file storage on OneDrive.
For more information about Office 365, please click here.
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