M365 Changelog: Microsoft Teams tab actions are moving

MC295024 – Updated March 01, 2022: Microsoft has updated the rollout timeline below. Thank you for your patience.

Microsoft Teams tab actions are moving out of the tab header bar and into the tab dropdown to help declutter the user experience. This impacts all first-party and third-party application tabs in chats, channels and meetings, such as Assignments, Grades, Planner or the Website tab. These tab actions will be found by clicking on the tab name to show a dropdown menu. These actions include:

  • Reload tab
  • Go to website
  • Copy link to tab
  • Pop-out tab
  • About this tab

This message is associated with Microsoft 365 Roadmap ID 88341.

When this will happen:

  • Microsoft expects the standard rollout to begin in mid-November and expect that rollout to be fully completed in mid-January (previously early December).
  • Microsoft expect the rollout for GCC to occur in mid-February (previously early January) and complete by mid-March.

How this will affect your organization:

Users that have come to rely on these tab actions being available in the tab header bar may have difficulty finding these common actions. A one-time educational coachmark bubble will be provided to educate users about the change.

Microsoft Teams Tab Actions are Moving

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What you need to do to prepare:

Consider bringing awareness to your users about this change and updating documentation as necessary.