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December 19, 2021

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New Microsoft 365 Lists entry point in the SharePoint app bar

From Microsoft Corporation
Technical Bulletin MC295021 · Published Oct 29, 2021

Message Summary

Resources in the SharePoint app bar will be expanding to include an entry point to Microsoft 365 Lists.

  • Microsoft 365 Lists content is personalized to the individual user>

Note: The new Microsoft 365 Lists entry point cannot be disabled or customized.

Key points:

  • Microsoft 365 Roadmap ID: 85641.
  • Timing:
    • Targeted release: will begin rolling out in late November and is expected to be complete in early December.
    • Standard: will begin rolling out in early January and is expect to be complete in mid-January 2022.
  • Roll-out: tenant level
  • Action: Action: review and assess

How this will affect your organization:

This new feature will allow users to be able to easily access and view Microsoft 365 Lists from the SharePoint app bar that have been followed and viewed often. In the Lists panel, users will be able to select the label to navigate to the Microsoft 365 Lists app. Additionally, users will be able to select the breadcrumb where they’ll navigate to the SharePoint site where the List is located.

  • Lists that belong to an individual person and have not been shared with others will not be accessible.

SharePoint Lists Entry point and View of the app bar panel
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What you need to do to prepare:

You do not need to do anything to prepare. M365 Lists cannot be disabled or customized. If you have not already enabled and customized global navigation in the SharePoint app bar, it’s highly recommended that you do to take advantage of the best navigational experience for end users.

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