M365 Changelog: (Updated) Bookings Coming to Teams Essentials AAD

MC678848 – Updated October 9, 2023: Microsoft has identified that this message did not go to the correct audience. You can safely disregard this message. We apologize for any confusion. 

Users will soon be able to access Microsoft Bookings with Teams Essentials AAD.

When this will happen:

Rollout will begin in early November 2023 and is expected to be complete by late November 2023.

How this will affect your organization:

Microsoft Bookings is a scheduling tool and is part of the Microsoft Office family of products. It is coming to the Teams Essential AAD to help reduce the back and forth in scheduling, while helping you maintain control of your calendar. Bookings lets you track, manage, and organize your team’s appointments and calendars all in one place.

You can create a Bookings calendar, add team members, build new appointment types, and create and manage in-person and virtual visits for your staff and attendees.

What you need to do to prepare:

There is no action required at this time. You may want to notify users of this update.