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MC255538: Immersive Reader Support is now available in OneDrive and SharePoint for Business

This new feature release will allow users to launch Word Documents and text files into Immersive Reader from OneDrive. This message is associated with Microsoft 365 Roadmap ID 81954.

Users can now open Word files directly into Immersive Reader from inside OneDrive and SharePoint.

MC255538: Immersive Reader Support is now available in OneDrive and SharePoint for Business

Affected Workloads

  • SharePoint Online
  • OneDrive for Business

When this will happen

This feature will start rolling out in Mid-May and complete rollout by mid-August (previously late June).

How this will affect your organization

Users will now have the option to open Word documents and text files directly into Immersive Reader from OneDrive and SharePoint libraries.

Immersive Reader in OneDrive
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What you need to do to prepare

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

Message ID: MC255538
Published: 11 May 2021
Updated: 12 July 2021

Alex Lim is a certified IT Technical Support Architect with over 15 years of experience in designing, implementing, and troubleshooting complex IT systems and networks. He has worked for leading IT companies, such as Microsoft, IBM, and Cisco, providing technical support and solutions to clients across various industries and sectors. Alex has a bachelor’s degree in computer science from the National University of Singapore and a master’s degree in information security from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He is also the author of several best-selling books on IT technical support, such as The IT Technical Support Handbook and Troubleshooting IT Systems and Networks. Alex lives in Bandar, Johore, Malaysia with his wife and two chilrdren. You can reach him at [email protected] or follow him on Website | Twitter | Facebook

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