Change history

This topic is updated when a feature's release date changes or when a feature is added or removed.

Power Apps

Features added to release plan

Feature Date added
List views optimized for model-driven apps on mobile Jan 29, 2021

Release date changed

Feature Change Date updated
Model-driven app adds in-app notifications Public preview date moved to Jun 2021. General availability date moved to Sep 2021. Mar 26, 2021

Features removed from release plan

Feature Reason Date removed
Improved navigation in model-driven apps Moved to the next release wave. Feb 09, 2021

Power Apps portals

Features added to release plan

Feature Date added
Portals Web API enhancements Jan 14, 2021

Release date changed

Feature Change Date updated
Portals Web API enhancements Public preview date moved to Aug 2021. Feb 10, 2021

AI Builder

Features added to release plan

Feature Date added
AI Builder availability in new regions Mar 10, 2021
Form processing support for check boxes Feb 26, 2021

Release date changed

Feature Change Date updated
Specify which pages to analyze Public preview date moved to Jun 2021. Mar 15, 2021
Explicitly tag tables in form processing Public preview date moved to Apr 2021. Feb 26, 2021

Features removed from release plan

Feature Reason Date removed
Form processing typed fields Moved to the next release wave. Mar 12, 2021
Signature detection in form processing Moved to the next release wave. Mar 10, 2021

Governance and administration

Features added to release plan

Feature Date added
Enable creation of Microsoft Dataverse for Teams data platform (database) for various type of environments Mar 04, 2021

Release date changed

Feature Change Date updated
Email exfiltration blocking using SMTP headers for Microsoft 365 mail connectors General availability date moved to Sep 2021. Mar 16, 2021
User security configuration experiences in the Power Platform admin center Public preview date moved to Jun 2021. Mar 15, 2021
Custom reporting with Bring Your Own Azure Data Lake for Power Apps and Power Automate Public preview date moved to Jun 2021. Feb 19, 2021

Pro development

Features added to release plan

Feature Date added
Visual Studio Code extensions Mar 17, 2021

ISV experiences

Features added to release plan

Feature Date added
Read-only role ISV Studio Mar 17, 2021
New license management capabilities for Dynamics 365 customer engagement apps and Microsoft Power Platform ISVs - Phase 1 Mar 05, 2021

Power Automate

Features added to release plan

Feature Date added
Application insights for process advisor Mar 24, 2021
Support for clusters with automatic load balancing Mar 09, 2021
Refresh the list of flows from the Power Automate Desktop console Mar 09, 2021
Connect to desktop flows without the on-premises data gateway Feb 23, 2021
Desktop recorder now supports image-based recording Feb 03, 2021

Release date changed

Feature Change Date updated
Create Finance and Operations workflows from cloud flows Public preview date moved to Jul 2021. Mar 29, 2021
Governance capabilities to prevent data loss General availability date updated to Apr 2021. Mar 23, 2021
Manage solution-based flows Public preview date moved to May 2021. Mar 23, 2021

Features removed from release plan

Feature Reason Date removed
Improved onboarding experiences for new users Moved to the next release wave. Mar 16, 2021

Power Virtual Agents

Features added to release plan

Feature Date added
Use data loss prevention policies when authoring bots Feb 19, 2021
Personalize bot conversations Feb 18, 2021
Add comments to enable better collaboration Feb 18, 2021
Expand Bot Framework and Power Virtual Agents bots by using other Power Virtual Agents bots as skills Feb 18, 2021
Notify Microsoft Teams users about updates to their queries Feb 18, 2021
Create and pass variables to sub-topics Feb 02, 2021
Automatically start a bot conversation with a welcome topic Feb 02, 2021

Release date changed

Feature Change Date updated
Acquire PCI and HITRUST certifications for Power Virtual Agents General availability date moved to Jun 2021. Mar 05, 2021
Support for Government Cloud General availability date moved to Jun 2021. Mar 05, 2021
Sharing bots with a security group General availability date moved to Jun 2021. Mar 05, 2021
Add images and videos to topics General availability date moved to Jun 2021. Mar 05, 2021
Refresh Power Automate flows in topics without needing to remove them General availability date moved to Aug 2021. Mar 05, 2021
Automatically start a bot conversation with a welcome topic General availability date moved to May 2021. Mar 05, 2021
Notify Microsoft Teams users about updates to their queries Public preview date moved to May 2021. General availability date moved to Jun 2021. Mar 05, 2021

Features removed from release plan

Feature Reason Date removed
Create bots when you create a Power Apps Portal website Moved to the next release wave. Feb 26, 2021
Add variable assignments and formula expressions in topic nodes Moved to the next release wave. Feb 11, 2021
Insert Adaptive Cards Moved to the next release wave. Feb 02, 2021
Use list variables Moved to the next release wave. Feb 01, 2021
Use and see different versions of a topic Moved to the next release wave. Feb 01, 2021

Power BI

Features added to release plan

Feature Date added
Azure Monitor integration - client usage and performance logs Mar 18, 2021
Power BI custom visual monitoring for administrators Mar 17, 2021
Azure Monitor integration - Analysis Services engine Mar 17, 2021
Automatic aggregations Mar 12, 2021
New Power BI Embedded developers playground Feb 19, 2021
Deployment pipelines - assign a workspace to all pipeline stages Feb 14, 2021
Support to read the latest CDM manifest Feb 11, 2021
Enhanced refresh history Feb 11, 2021
Export Power BI report to PDF/PPTX/PNG - API Jan 25, 2021
Add filter options to the Export to File API Jan 25, 2021
Add visual export option to the Export to File API Jan 25, 2021

Release date changed

Feature Change Date updated
Sharing links for Power BI reports Public preview date moved to Apr 2021. Mar 26, 2021
ODBC connectivity support for paginated reports General availability date moved to Sep 2021. Mar 17, 2021
Background validation for dataflows General availability date moved to May 2021. Mar 15, 2021
Smart narratives (general availability) General availability date moved to Jun 2021. Feb 19, 2021
Anomaly detection (general availability) General availability date moved to Jun 2021. Feb 19, 2021
Performance Accelerator for Azure Synapse Analytics Public preview date moved to Sep 2021. Removed general availability date. Feb 10, 2021
Deployment pipelines - dataflows support Public preview date moved to Jun 2021. Feb 03, 2021
Paginated report visual for Power BI reports Public preview date updated to May 2021. General availability date moved to Sep 2021. Jan 27, 2021

Features removed from release plan

Feature Reason Date removed
View dataflow entities as a non-owner Feb 25, 2021
Permissions for dataflows Moved to the next release wave. Feb 25, 2021

Data integration

Features added to release plan

Feature Date added
Load data from a local file without using a gateway Mar 23, 2021
Text/CSV by example data extraction Mar 15, 2021
Google BigQuery connector native query support Feb 19, 2021
Amazon Redshift connector support for Azure AD SSO Feb 19, 2021
Dataverse connector support for multiple environments Feb 19, 2021
Dataverse connector availability in Excel Feb 19, 2021
Adobe Analytics connector enhancements Feb 18, 2021
Duplicate dataflows in Microsoft Power Platform environments Feb 18, 2021
Azure Synapse-based compute for Microsoft Dataverse tables in Dynamics 365 Customer Insights Feb 18, 2021
Azure Synapse-based compute for dataflow tables in Dynamics 365 Customer Insights Feb 18, 2021
New capabilities to support relational database integration with Microsoft Dataverse tables Feb 18, 2021
Dataverse connector availability in dataflows Feb 18, 2021
Dataverse connector support for native query Feb 18, 2021
Amazon Redshift connector support for native query Feb 18, 2021
Navigator performance improvements for Google BigQuery connector Feb 18, 2021
Navigator performance improvements for Snowflake connector Feb 18, 2021
Updating Google Analytics connector to use Google Analytics API V4 Feb 18, 2021
Gateways support for non-admin users Feb 18, 2021
Use data from a PDF file when creating quick reports in Power BI Online Feb 17, 2021
Use data from a CSV file when creating quick reports in Power BI Feb 17, 2021
Use data from an Excel file when creating quick reports in Power BI Feb 17, 2021
Use Microsoft Dataverse data when creating quick reports in Power BI Online Feb 17, 2021
Modify data used in Power BI reports created from manually entered data Feb 17, 2021
Performance improvements for Power Query Feb 17, 2021
Power Query Get Data experience improvements Feb 17, 2021
Custom column enhancements to specify column type Feb 17, 2021

Features removed from release plan

Feature Reason Date removed
Support for ingesting data into hierarchical Microsoft Dataverse tables Moved to the next release wave. Mar 07, 2021
Gateway diagnostics Merged this feature with the Gateway diagnosability feature. Feb 18, 2021
In-product links to documentation in Power Query Desktop Moved to the next release wave. Feb 17, 2021
Help tab in Power Query ribbon in Power Query Desktop Moved to the next release wave. Feb 17, 2021
Gateway and Data source management enhancements Moved to the next release wave. Feb 17, 2021
Improved error management Moved to the next release wave. Feb 17, 2021
Address Geocoding through integration with Azure Maps Moved to the next release wave. Feb 17, 2021
Visual data prep (Diagram view) for authoring within Power Query Desktop Moved to the next release wave. Feb 16, 2021
Export output data to multiple formats and destinations Moved to the next release wave. Feb 16, 2021
Reuse and share queries across Power Query clients with templates Moved to a future release wave. Feb 16, 2021
Personal custom function library Moved to the next release wave. Feb 16, 2021
Improved error messages Moved to a future release wave. Feb 16, 2021
Email alerts Moved to a future release wave. Feb 12, 2021
Export gateway and data source details to Excel Moved to a future release wave. Feb 12, 2021
Automation for adding a gateway member to a cluster Moved to a future release wave. Feb 12, 2021