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SharePoint Platform: Theme updates

SharePoint Online, SharePoint Development Services

From Microsoft Corporation
Technical Bulletin MC512200 · Published Feb 7, 2023

Message Summary

In an update to the Classic change the look experience, updates the images of the Office (blue) theme will be made to match the colors used. The Office theme images will transition from blue to teal to create consistency in the experience of what you select and the impact to the site.

This message is associated with Microsoft 365 Roadmap ID 101150

When this will happen:

Standard Release: We will begin rolling out in late February and the rollout will complete by mid-March.

How this will affect your organization:

No action is required from you to implement this update. However, there are some visual differences that you and your organization might notice as detailed below. 

Classic SharePoint theme update

Site owners will see an updated color scheme in the classic Change the Look for the Office theme. This update will provide consistency in the theme visualizations and the implantation of the default/Office theme when applied to the site.

Sample site in Change the Look Office details before:

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Change the Look theme options before:

change the look theme options before
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Updated Office Theme – Teal images

updated teal office theme
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What you need to do to prepare:

There is no action needed to prepare, this will not impact any existing sites. 


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