M365 Changelog: Unlimited audio upload minutes for web transcription on Microsoft Word

MC362278 – Now your organization can transcribe unlimited minutes of uploaded audio using Word for the web transcription. Previously, the limit was 300 minutes per month per user. There’s been no change for live recordings; you can still transcribe unlimited minutes of live recordings.

If your organization doesn’t use Word for the web transcription, you can disregard this message.

When this will happen:

Now available: You can request access to unlimited transcription for uploaded audio for your organization at any time.

How this will affect your organization:

If you request access for your organization, unlimited transcription for uploaded audio will be available to everyone. This is a preview experience; a limit for uploaded audio may be reintroduced in the future, with the option to purchase additional minutes based on your usage.

What you need to do to prepare:

You might want to notify your users about this change and update your training and documentation as appropriate. 

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