M365 Changelog: Microsoft Viva: Connections now available on the web

Summary

Microsoft Viva: Connections is now available on the web with the same functionalities as in Teams. It will start rolling out mid-May 2024 for Targeted Release and will be generally available by mid-June 2024. No action is needed to use it on the web.

MC791877 – Viva Connections will be directly available in the browser, offering all the same functionalities that exist in Microsoft Teams. This integration surfaces directly in the browser, providing a consistent experience with other Viva Modules. 

This message is associated with Microsoft 365 Roadmap ID 394276

When this will happen:

Targeted Release: Microsoft will begin rolling out mid-May 2024 and expects to complete by late May 2024.

General Availability (Worldwide, GCC, GCCHigh, DoD): Microsoft will begin rolling out late May 2024 and expects to complete by mid-June 2024.

How this will affect your organization:

All the functionalities that exist in Viva Connections in Teams are now also available directly in the browser, providing a consistent experience with other Viva modules. The web experience offers an additional entry point for Viva Connections, catering specifically to customers who do not rely on Teams.

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What you need to do to prepare:

No action is required to use Viva Connections on the web. It is recommended that you share more information about this release with your employees so that they can use Viva Connections more effectively.

Additional Information: