M365 Changelog: SharePoint app bar – Temporary window to disable is extended

MC343428 – The SharePoint app bar is designed to improve the global wayfinding experience while dynamically displaying personalized content. The app bar makes important content and resources more accessible no matter where you are in SharePoint.

This message is associated with Microsoft 365 Roadmap ID 70576

How this will affect your organization:

Microsoft had previously shared (MC240066 and MC293206) that the SharePoint app bar could be temporarily disabled until March 31st, 2022.

When this will happen:

Today Microsoft is announcing that it’s extending the window for the app bar to be temporarily disabled until September 30, 2022.

What you need to do to prepare:

While the app bar plays an integral role in the overall modern SharePoint experience, Microsoft acknowledges that for some customers there is a continued desire to disable the app bar.