Change history

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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
Simplified Dataverse search configuration for admins and model-driven app makers Jun 09, 2021
Simplified Dataverse search configuration for admins and model-driven app makers Jun 09, 2021
Advanced lookup capabilities in model-driven apps Jun 01, 2021
Power Apps component framework for canvas apps Apr 09, 2021
Preview modern model-driven app designer and sitemap is more productive Apr 09, 2021
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 Jul 2021. Jun 02, 2021
Package entire solutions as apps within your Microsoft Teams app catalogue Removed public preview date. May 04, 2021
List views optimized for model-driven apps on mobile General availability date moved to May 2021. Apr 19, 2021
Print() screens in a canvas app Removed public preview date. General availability date updated to Apr 2021. Apr 09, 2021
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
Organize business logic in your app with components Moved to the next release wave. Aug 09, 2021
Package entire solutions as apps within your Microsoft Teams app catalogue Deprioritized and will not be delivered. Apr 12, 2021
Improved navigation in model-driven apps Moved to the next release wave. Feb 09, 2021

Power Apps portals

Features removed from release plan

Feature Reason Date removed
Web roles in Power Apps portals Studio Deprioritized and will not be delivered. Jul 06, 2021
Portals Web API enhancements Moved to the next release wave. May 17, 2021

AI Builder

Features added to release plan

Feature Date added
AI Builder availability in Switzerland Jun 03, 2021
AI Builder availability in new regions Mar 10, 2021

Release date changed

Feature Change Date updated
Specify which pages to analyze Public preview date moved to Jul 2021. General availability date updated to Jul 2021. Jun 02, 2021
AI Builder availability in Government Community Cloud (GCC) General availability date moved to Jul 2021. Jun 02, 2021
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 support for checkboxes Moved to the next release wave. Sep 21, 2021
Form processing new language support Moved to the next release wave. Sep 03, 2021
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

Microsoft Power Platform governance and administration

Features added to release plan

Feature Date added
Try for free Dynamics 365 Customer Voice, Sales, Customer Service, and Marketing Jun 16, 2021
Microsoft Power Platform performance and diagnostics monitoring with Azure Application Insights May 27, 2021
Managing application users in the Power Platform admin center May 14, 2021
Managing security roles in the Power Platform admin center May 14, 2021
Modernize the server profiles setting in Power Platform admin center environment settings May 07, 2021
Increasing default environment storage capacity Apr 09, 2021

Release date changed

Feature Change Date updated
User security configuration experiences in the Power Platform admin center Public preview date moved to Aug 2021. General availability date updated to Aug 2021. Jul 06, 2021
Increasing Default Environment Storage Capacity Public preview date moved to Sep 2021. General availability date moved to Sep 2021. May 10, 2021
User security configuration experiences in the Power Platform admin center Public preview date moved to Jun 2021. Mar 15, 2021
Power Platform admin center telemetry data export to Microsoft Azure Data Lake Public preview date moved to Jun 2021. Feb 19, 2021

Features removed from release plan

Feature Reason Date removed
Email exfiltration blocking using SMTP headers for Microsoft 365 mail connectors Moved to the next release wave. Oct 05, 2021
Power Platform admin center guided tour Sep 20, 2021
Microsoft Power Platform tenant isolation support along with the ability to specify allow list of tenants Moved to the next release wave. Sep 07, 2021
Enable creation of Microsoft Dataverse for Teams data platform (database) for various type of environments Deprioritized and will not be delivered. Jun 01, 2021
Power Platform admin center tenant-level analytics Moved to the next release wave. May 13, 2021
Tenant-level admin reports for flow usage Moved to the next release wave. May 13, 2021

Microsoft Power Platform pro development

Features added to release plan

Feature Date added
Visual Studio Code extensions Mar 17, 2021

Microsoft Power Platform 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

Release date changed

Feature Change Date updated
New license management capabilities for Dynamics 365 customer engagement apps and Microsoft Power Platform ISVs - Phase 1 Public preview date moved to Jun 2021. General availability date moved to Jul 2021. Jun 28, 2021

Microsoft Dataverse

Features added to release plan

Feature Date added
Microsoft Dataverse SQL support for multiline text columns Aug 19, 2021
New Refresh user action to update user state in the Power Platform admin center Jul 23, 2021
Data type format validation Jul 12, 2021
Data format conversions in Dataverse Jul 12, 2021
Self-managed database encryption supports file and image data types Jun 10, 2021
Virtual connector provider for tabular connectors May 24, 2021
Microsoft Dataverse business events May 14, 2021
Team admin management in the Power Platform admin center May 11, 2021
Plug-in telemetry with Application Insights integration Apr 23, 2021
Export Microsoft Dataverse data in multiple regions to single Azure Data Lake Storage container Apr 20, 2021
Export Microsoft Dataverse data to Azure SQL Database Apr 20, 2021
Multi-table lookups Apr 13, 2021
Increased alternate key limits Apr 08, 2021

Release date changed

Feature Change Date updated
Virtual connector provider for tabular connectors Public preview date moved to Aug 2021. Jun 24, 2021
Plug-in telemetry with Application Insights integration Public preview date moved to Jul 2021. May 14, 2021

Features removed from release plan

Feature Reason Date removed
Microsoft Dataverse auditing enhancements Moved to the next release wave. Oct 04, 2021
Modernize business units Moved to the next release wave. Sep 21, 2021
Virtual connector provider for custom connectors Moved to the next release wave. Sep 20, 2021
Dependent assemblies for plug-ins Moved to the next release wave. Sep 14, 2021

Power Automate

Features added to release plan

Feature Date added
New Excel actions in Power Automate Desktop Aug 05, 2021
Actionable connectivity error messages in Power Automate Desktop Jul 30, 2021
Option to select screen resolution Jul 05, 2021
Power Automate Desktop detects proxy settings Jun 10, 2021
New action to take screenshots of a UI element Jun 03, 2021
Run desktop flow ability to call desktop flows from other desktop flows Jun 02, 2021
Improvements in configuration of Windows-related actions Jun 02, 2021
Support for unattended RPA trials for non-admins Jun 02, 2021
New getting started experience in Power Automate Desktop May 17, 2021
Extra options in the help section of console and designer May 14, 2021
Power Automate Desktop update notifications May 12, 2021
Add timeout parameter in launch browser actions May 12, 2021
Use environment variables to simplify application lifecycle management Apr 16, 2021
Desktop recorder automatically switches to image recording when it detects Remote Desktop or Citrix windows Apr 15, 2021
Process advisor March 2021 updates Apr 14, 2021
Contextual automation in Power BI Apr 13, 2021
Import and export processes from process advisor Apr 07, 2021
New save as functionality in Power Automate Desktop Apr 07, 2021
Enhanced copy and paste feature Apr 07, 2021
Support for Java apps and Java applets Apr 06, 2021
Application insights for process advisor Mar 24, 2021
Support for RPA machine clusters with automatic load balancing Mar 09, 2021
Refresh the list of flows from the Power Automate Desktop console Mar 09, 2021
Power Automate can start desktop automation without using 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
Edit and annotate process recordings General availability date updated to May 2021. Oct 07, 2021
Trigger flows when a Microsoft Dataverse action is called Removed general availability date. Sep 21, 2021
Search records in Microsoft Dataverse with relevance search Removed general availability date. Aug 10, 2021
New and improved expression editors Removed public preview date. Aug 05, 2021
Test actions at design time Removed public preview date. Aug 05, 2021
Admin reports to show API usage for users and flows Public preview date moved to Aug 2021. Jul 09, 2021
Create Finance and Operations workflows from cloud flows Removed public preview date. Jul 09, 2021
Additional capabilities for document automation Public preview date moved to May 2021. Jun 01, 2021
Desktop recorder automatically switches to image recording when it detects Remote Desktop or Citrix windows General availability date moved to Jun 2021. May 13, 2021
Enhance Dynamics 365 apps with robotic process automation Public preview date moved to May 2021. General availability date moved to May 2021. May 03, 2021
Application insights for process advisor Public preview date moved to May 2021. General availability date moved to Sep 2021. Apr 14, 2021
Support for RPA machine clusters with automatic load balancing Public preview date moved to May 2021. General availability date moved to Sep 2021. Apr 12, 2021
Governance capabilities to prevent data loss General availability date updated to Apr 2021. Mar 23, 2021

Features removed from release plan

Feature Reason Date removed
Power Automate is more accessible Moved to a future release wave. Sep 21, 2021
Web recorder and Desktop recorder are now unified Moved to the next release wave. Sep 02, 2021
Improved licensing and usage visibility for Power Automate environments and tenants Moved to a future release wave. Aug 26, 2021
New and improved expression editors Moved to the next release wave. Aug 05, 2021
Test actions at design time Moved to the next release wave. Aug 05, 2021
Remove unused UI elements and images from repositories Jul 20, 2021
The convert datetime to text action shows a sample of the selected format Jul 20, 2021
The set variable action supports multiline text Jul 20, 2021
Manage solution-based flows Deprioritized and will not be delivered. Jul 09, 2021
Use connection references to simplify application lifecycle management Jul 09, 2021
Web automation to access cross-domain iFrames Moved to the next release wave. Jul 09, 2021
View usage analytics for desktop flows Moved to the next release wave. Jul 07, 2021
Create Finance and Operations workflows from cloud flows Deprioritized and will not be delivered. Apr 16, 2021
Admin reports to show API usage for users and flows Merged this feature with the Improved licensing and usage visibility for Power Automate environments and tenants feature. Apr 16, 2021
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
Personalize bot conversations Feb 18, 2021
Create subtopics to simplify your conversation path Feb 02, 2021

Release date changed

Feature Change Date updated
Notify Microsoft Teams users about updates to their queries Removed public preview date. Oct 05, 2021
Get guidance on topic trigger management Public preview date moved to May 2021. Apr 12, 2021
Get multi-turn topic suggestions from webpages General availability date moved to Jul 2021. Apr 12, 2021
Create subtopics to simplify your conversation path General availability date moved to Jul 2021. Apr 06, 2021
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

Features removed from release plan

Feature Reason Date removed
Notify Microsoft Teams users about updates to their queries Moved to the next release wave. Oct 05, 2021
Run flow connectors as the user Moved to the next release wave. Sep 15, 2021
Use data loss prevention policies when authoring bots Aug 02, 2021
User Power Virtual Agents bots as skills with Bot Framework bots Moved to the next release wave. Jun 17, 2021
Sharing bots with a security group Moved to the next release wave. Jun 01, 2021
Refresh Power Automate flows in topics without needing to remove them Moved to the next release wave. Jun 01, 2021
Chatbot use improves chatbot responses Merged this feature with the Intent triggering improvement from live traffic feature. May 07, 2021
Add comments to enable better collaboration Moved to the next release wave. Apr 13, 2021
Automatically start a bot conversation with a welcome topic Moved to the next release wave. Apr 12, 2021
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
Admin APIs to help identify who has access to what Jun 17, 2021
Goals automated status rules Jun 01, 2021
Anomaly detection support on Power BI Mobile apps May 04, 2021
Support for modal dialog boxes for Power BI custom visuals Apr 12, 2021
Split view support for iPad Apr 08, 2021
Refresh notifications to non-owners Apr 07, 2021
Dataflows DirectQuery Apr 07, 2021
Power Automate visual Apr 07, 2021
App centric template app update Apr 06, 2021
Embed Power BI in Jupyter notebook Apr 06, 2021
Long term historical and near real time performance and usage analytics Mar 17, 2021
Automatic aggregations Mar 12, 2021
Deployment pipelines - automation and Azure DevOps/GitHub integration Feb 14, 2021
Support to read the latest Common Data Model manifest Feb 11, 2021
Enhanced refresh history Feb 11, 2021

Release date changed

Feature Change Date updated
Quick create General availability date moved to Sep 2021. Sep 20, 2021
App centric template app update Removed public preview date. General availability date updated to May 2021. Jun 08, 2021
Refresh notifications to non-owners General availability date moved to Jun 2021. May 10, 2021
Automatic aggregations Public preview date moved to Aug 2021. Apr 21, 2021
Long term historical and near real time performance and usage analytics Public preview date moved to Jun 2021. Apr 13, 2021
Paginated report visual for Power BI reports Public preview date moved to Jun 2021. Apr 12, 2021
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
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
Deployment pipelines - dataflows support Public preview date moved to Jun 2021. Feb 03, 2021

Features removed from release plan

Feature Reason Date removed
Goal level permissions Moved to the next release wave. Oct 06, 2021
Goals actions and triggers for Power Automate Moved to the next release wave. Oct 06, 2021
Deployment pipelines - Assign a workspace to all pipeline stages Moved to the next release wave. Oct 04, 2021
Export Power BI report to PDF/PPTX/PNG - API Moved to the next release wave. Oct 04, 2021
Add filter options to the Export to File API Moved to the next release wave. Oct 04, 2021
Add visual export option to the Export to File API Moved to the next release wave. Oct 04, 2021
Power BI Embedded Gen2 Moved to the next release wave. Oct 04, 2021
New Power BI Embedded developers playground Moved to the next release wave. Oct 04, 2021
Visual formatting for mobile optimized reports Moved to the next release wave. Oct 04, 2021
Enhanced validation for dataflows Moved to the next release wave. Sep 14, 2021
Dataset refresh overview Merged this feature with the Improved refresh oversight for administrators feature. Sep 14, 2021
Multiple contributors for dataflows Moved to the next release wave. Aug 03, 2021
Performance Accelerator for Azure Synapse Analytics Moved to the next release wave. Jul 27, 2021
Azure Monitor integration - Client usage and performance logs Merged this feature with the Long-term historical and near real-time performance and usage analytics feature. Jun 17, 2021
Power BI custom visual monitoring for administrators Moved to the next release wave. Jun 01, 2021
Workspace level refresh for datasets and dataflows Moved to the next release wave. May 03, 2021
Paginated report visual for Power BI reports Moved to the next release wave. Apr 09, 2021
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
Kerberos-based single sign-on through the on-premises data gateway for the Hive LLAP connector Jul 14, 2021
Snowflake connector native query support Apr 20, 2021
Azure Active Directory support for Azure Blob Apr 02, 2021
SAP ERP connector for Power Automate and Power Apps Apr 02, 2021
Support for custom code in connectors Apr 02, 2021
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
Adobe Analytics connector enhancements 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 Snowflake connector Feb 18, 2021
Updating Google Analytics connector to use Google Analytics API V4 Feb 18, 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

Release date changed

Feature Change Date updated
Text/CSV data extraction using examples Public preview date updated to Sep 2021. Removed general availability date. Sep 20, 2021
Azure Active Directory support for Azure Blob General availability date moved to Jul 2021. Jul 19, 2021
Support for custom code in connectors Public preview date moved to Aug 2021. Jul 09, 2021
Snowflake connector native query support General availability date moved to Jun 2021. May 17, 2021

Features removed from release plan

Feature Reason Date removed
Gateways support for non-admin users Sep 21, 2021
Navigator performance improvements for Google BigQuery connector Moved to the next release wave. Sep 21, 2021
Support for Kerberos SSO for Hive LLAP in Power BI Moved to the next release wave. Sep 21, 2021
Dataverse connector availability in dataflows Moved to the next release wave. Sep 21, 2021
Use data from a PDF file when creating quick reports in Power BI Online Moved to the next release wave. Sep 20, 2021
Use data from an Excel file when creating quick reports in Power BI Moved to the next release wave. Sep 20, 2021
Use data from a CSV file when creating quick reports in Power BI Moved to the next release wave. Sep 20, 2021
Use Microsoft Dataverse data when creating quick reports in Power BI Online Moved to the next release wave. Sep 20, 2021
Modify data used in Power BI reports created from manually entered data Moved to the next release wave. Sep 20, 2021
Azure Synapse-based compute for Microsoft Dataverse tables in Dynamics 365 Customer Insights Moved to the next release wave. Sep 14, 2021
New capabilities to support relational database integration with Microsoft Dataverse tables Moved to the next release wave. Sep 14, 2021
Duplicate dataflows in Microsoft Power Platform environments Moved to the next release wave. Sep 14, 2021
Azure Synapse-based compute for dataflow tables in Dynamics 365 Customer Insights Moved to the next release wave. Sep 14, 2021
Dataverse connector support for multiple environments Moved to the next release wave. Sep 10, 2021
Dataverse connector availability in Excel Moved to the next release wave. Sep 10, 2021
Gateway diagnosability Moved to the next release wave. Sep 01, 2021
Security improvements for gateway and data source management Moved to the next release wave. Sep 01, 2021
Script support for connectors in the CLI Merged this feature with the Support for custom code in connectors feature. Apr 02, 2021
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