Microsoft's new web-based Outlook client has been in development for well over a year at this point. In fact, the client itself has been in testing since last year but was inaccessible to people outside the company, that is until now.
May 5, 2022 was World Password Day. In celebration, Microsoft commemorated the day by helping people move away from passwords altogether. The company announced support for the expansion of a password-less standard created by the FIDO Alliance and the World Wide Web consortium. Apple and Google also announced support for the standard, which is a major step forward toward a password-less future.
Offline files have been available on PC and MacOS and now this very popular feature is coming to mobile.
Microsoft Teams users in a meeting will soon have the option to turn on Together Mode for all participants in a meeting. Together mode is a great way to have fun with Teams meetings and have a slightly nicer meeting experience. This feature with a great way to ensure everyone has the same experience without relying on people to know how to turn it on.
Microsoft's Windows 10 operating system already disables by default SMB (Server Message Block) version 1, the 30-year-old file-sharing protocol. Now the company is doing the same with Windows 11.
Microsoft Visio is coming soon to Microsoft 365 customers, including Government Community Cloud and will be bringing additional features only previously available to web clients. At no additional cost.
Microsoft Teams users will soon be able to choose a Show As status for meetings they organize. Currently the default Show As value for all the meetings an organizer creates is Busy.
Microsoft is making life easier for people who use Microsoft 365 services on the web. Just announced is the ability for Microsoft 365 web users to sign into and switch between work and personal accounts in the same web browser, without the need for complicated workarounds.
Section templates will soon be a new template option in SharePoint for those building intranet sites with SharePoint.
Microsoft is introducing a highly requested Admin feature for Microsoft Teams, the ability to download data from the Teams Admin Center.