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Microsoft 365 Users Receive Major Update for Project for the Web Collaboration

Microsoft 365 updates Project for the Web, allowing users to co-edit shared projects.


Microsoft 365 has unveiled an update for users of Project for the Web, fulfilling a highly requested feature for its project management tool. The enhancement allows customers the ability to jointly edit shared projects, a move aimed at fostering greater collaboration among team members. Users can now make updates to a variety of fields including task names, start and due dates, priorities, labels, checklists, notes, and attachments, aligning Project for the Web's capabilities more closely with those of Planner.

Enhanced Collaboration Features

With the latest update, the editing of shared projects in Project for the Web mirrors the collaborative environment found in Microsoft Planner, another tool in the suite designed for . This parity between the two services underscores Microsoft's commitment to seamless collaboration across its productivity platforms. Users interested in taking advantage of this new feature can simply navigate to project.microsoft.com, where they will soon be able to open and directly edit shared projects. However, for the creation of projects or to utilize advanced features not included in Planner, such as dependencies or custom fields, users will need a specific Project license.

Access and Availability

This update is readily available to various Microsoft 365 suites, encompassing education and GCC (Government Community Cloud) versions as well. Microsoft also offers a 30-day trial of Project for the Web for users who are looking to explore the service without immediate commitment. The documentation provided by Microsoft indicates that the deployment of these new capabilities will occur in stages, initially allowing users to view shared projects before granting editing permissions shortly thereafter.

Microsoft's rollout of this update aims to significantly enhance the way teams collaborate on projects, driving efficiency and productivity. As these new features become available to all users, Project for the Web is set to become an even more powerful tool in Microsoft's project management arsenal. For those keen on staying updated with Microsoft 365's evolving features, following updates such as these can provide valuable insights into the suite's roadmap for enhancing user experience and collaboration.

Luke Jones
Luke Jones
Luke has been writing about all things tech for more than five years. He is following Microsoft closely to bring you the latest news about Windows, Office, Azure, Skype, HoloLens and all the rest of their products.

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