M365 Changelog: (Updated) Microsoft Teams: Approvals Graph APIs public preview

Summary

Microsoft Teams' Approvals Graph APIs are now in public preview, allowing developers to create and manage approvals programmatically within the Approvals app. This feature is linked to Microsoft 365 Roadmap ID 393926 and will be generally available from early to mid-June 2024 with no admin action required.

MC789878 – Updated May 21, 2024: Microsoft has updated the rollout timeline below. Thank you for your patience.

This Microsoft Teams feature update provides a public preview of Microsoft Approvals Graph APIs in the Approvals app. This set of APIs can be used to programmatically create and manage approvals. This new capability makes it easier to hook line of business apps into the Microsoft Approvals Hub.

Approvals app is a way to streamline all of your requests and processes with your team or partners. 

Using these new APIs, developers can now:

  • Create new approvals.
  • Manage existing approvals.
  • Delete approvals. 

This message is associated with Microsoft 365 Roadmap ID 393926.

When this will happen:

General Availability: Microsoft will begin rolling out early July 2024 (previously early June) and expects to complete by mid-July 2024 (previously mid-June).

How this will affect your organization:

Developers will now be able to use Approvals Graph API’s to programmatically create and manage approvals, making creation and maintenance more efficient within your organization. 

What you need to do to prepare:

This rollout will happen automatically with no admin action required. You may want to notify your users about this change and update any relevant documentation as appropriate.