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MC397469: Microsoft 365 Admin Center: Release of the Software Update Page (preview)

We’re introducing a quick and simple page where you can see the update status for devices in your organization. The initial launch of the software updates page in the Microsoft 365 admin center will focus on Windows and Office updates. This message is associated with Microsoft 365 Roadmap ID 82148 and 88951.

The Software updates page gives admins and business owners a high-level overview of the software update status for Office devices in the org.

The Windows tab in the Software Updates page will provide admins with a high-level update status for all devices in the organization.

MC397469: Microsoft 365 Admin Center: Release of the Software Update Page (preview)

When this will happen

Preview: We will begin rollout in late June and is expected to be completed by early July.
General Audience: We will begin rollout in mid-August and is expected to be completed by late August.

How this will affect your organization

This release will help you monitor your Office and Windows updates so you can stay secure and protected.

The Software updates page in the Microsoft 365 admin center

The Software updates page in the Microsoft 365 admin center

What you need to do to prepare

The information presented on this page relies on diagnostic data being sent to Microsoft. To view the information, you must be assigned one of the following roles:

  • Global admin
  • Global reader
  • Office apps admin
  • Reports reader
  • Usage summary reports reader
  • Intune administrator
  • Exchange admin

You can find all this information in our current documentation for both Office and Windows.

Message ID: MC397469
Published: 06 July 2022
Updated: 06 July 2022
Platform: World tenant, Online

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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