M365 Changelog: Microsoft 365 Admin Center – Release of the Software Update Page (preview)

MC397469 – Microsoft is introducing a quick and simple page where you can see the update status for devices in your organization. The initial launch of the software updates page in the Microsoft 365 admin center will focus on Windows and Office updates.

This message is associated with Microsoft 365 Roadmap ID 8214888951

When this will happen:

Preview: Microsoft will begin rollout in late June and is expected to be completed by early July. 

General Audience: Microsoft will begin rollout in mid August and is expected to be completed by late August.

How this will affect your organization:

This release will help you monitor your Office and Windows updates so you can stay secure and protected.

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What you need to do to prepare:

The information presented on this page relies on diagnostic data being sent to Microsoft. To view the information, you must be assigned one of the following roles:

  • Global admin
  • Global reader
  • Office apps admin
  • Reports reader
  • Usage summary reports reader
  • Intune administrator
  • Exchange admin

You can find all this information in our current documentation for both Office and Windows