What's new in Yammer

For information about downloading the most current version of the desktop app, see Yammer for Windows and Mac. We recommend that all users update to version 3.4.2 or later to incorporate the latest security fixes.

July 24, 2020, version 3.4.8

This desktop release fixes an issue for the macOS in which the app wouldn't launch after the This app cannot be checked for malicious software error was displayed.

May 12, 2020, version 3.4.6

A patch to fix an issue for macOS Catalina in which some customers experienced a black screen in some communities on Yammer Desktop has been released. The patch upgrades Electron from version 3.4.5 to 4.2.12. This issue occurred in some Yammer communities that have UI components that were affected.

August 30, 2019, version 3.4.5

On the Sign in page, the "hidden" Sign in button is fixed. 

May 28, 2019, version 3.4.4

Authentication updates in preparation for new features.

May 22, 2019, version 3.4.3

New Yammer logo.

May 6, 2019, version 3.4.2

Authentication changes required to support upcoming features to allow files to be stored in SharePoint for Microsoft 365 connected Yammer groups.

This is a mandatory update, if not updated, users may see issues opening or signing into the Yammer Desktop app. 

March 1, 2019, version 3.1.0

All executables are now digitally signed.

November 30, 2018, version 2.1.0

Security fixes

October 15, 2018, version 2.0.1

Privacy policy updates

Updated the default Microsoft privacy policy link.

If an organization creates their own privacy policy in Microsoft 365, Yammer now links to this network-specific policy rather than the default Microsoft privacy link.

October 3, 2018, version 2.0.0, Security Update (updated)

Security and bug fixes

We recommend that all users update to this version.

The security fixes are for CVE 2018-8569, and improve how the app works with trusted content and restricts access to loaded content. For more information about security updates, see the Security Update Guide.

A new version of the framework includes bug fixes.

Releases containing significant bug fixes and new features are listed below. Other releases contain small bug fixes and performance improvements. For the best Yammer experience, we recommend using the current version. The current release is 7.78.0.

September 18, 2020, 7.78.0

  • Fixed an issue that was sometimes causing Change to question to display as Report conversation.

  • Improved live event player stability.

September 8, 2020, 7.77.0

Tapping on links to Yammer files will now open the file within the app.

August 31, 2020, 7.76.0

Fixed an issue that was causing mugshots to flicker.

August 24, 2020, 7.75.0

Improved dark mode and fixed many bugs to make your experience even better.

August 17, 2020, 7.74.0

Fixed an issue in which Yammer would not use dark mode in the first launch after being updated.

August 12, 2020, 7.73.0

We've added support for App Protection Conditional Access and made other improvements.

August 6, 2020, 7.72.0

We've improved the stability of Yammer in this release—we hope you enjoy it!

July 29, 2020, version 7.71.0

iOS 12 or later will now be required for the Yammer mobile app. iOS 11 will no longer be supported.

This release also includes new features, improvements and fixes, including:

  • Choose a new camera for creating and annotating videos.

  • Discover and browse events in your organization.

  • Improved dark mode in conversations with polls.

July 11, 2020, version 7.69.1

We've improved the stability of Yammer in this release—we hope you enjoy it!

July 2, 2020, version 7.69.0

Turn on dark mode at the OS level to experience dark mode on the Yammer mobile app.

We've also made some improvements to Yammer on iPad!

  • The community cover photo is smaller so you can see more of your content.

  • You can scroll conversations naturally with a flick anywhere on the screen.

June 18, 2020, version 7.68.0

This update has multiple improvements and bug fixes.

June 11, 2020, version 7.67.0

  • Fixed an issue that caused conversations to appear deleted or to have non-chronological replies in some locales.

  • Adding descriptions to photos while composing a post is now supported.

June 5, 1010, version 7.66.0

This update has multiple improvements and bug fixes.

May 28, 2020, version 7.65.1

We've improved the stability of Yammer in this release—we hope you enjoy it!

May 19, 2020, version 7.65.0

Improved the reliability of opening documents and links in external networks.

May 7, 2020, version 7.64.0

Improved reliability with bug fixes for iPhone and iPad.

May 1, 2020, version 7.63.0

Improved reliability with bug fixes for iPhone and iPad.

April 20, 2020, version 7.61.0

  • Improved the functionality to access networks for users with multiple external networks.

  • Improved reliability with multiple bug fixes.

April 15, 2020, version 7.60.0

  • Pin Conversations to the top of a community page to display an important conversation to its members.

  • Close Conversations to end further comments and replies in a conversation. Restart the conversation by using the Reopen Conversation feature.

Note: These new capabilities are available on mobile only, and won't show in the web experience until your network has the new Yammer enabled.

April 7, 2020, version 7.59.0

We've improved the stability of Yammer in this release.

March 30, 2020, version 7.58.0

Improved community avatar functionality to upload avatar directly from the community landing experience.

March 20, 2020, version 7.57.0

We've improved the stability of Yammer in this release—we hope you enjoy it!

March 4, 2020, version 7.56.0

  • Improved experience for editing and deleting photos while composing a message.

  • Improved reliability with several bug fixes.

March 2, 2020, version 7.54.0

  • NEW functionality: Brand your community with a cover photo.

  • Increased performance of the user conversation feed.

February 19, 2020, version 7.53.0

  • Improved the Microsoft Stream playback experience.

  • Improved discoverability for Mark best answer functionality.

January 23, 2020, version 7.50.0

Fixed issue where edited videos were posted in an unusable format. Also, we made it easier to paste content into a message you are composing.

January 3, 2020, version 7.49.0

Fixed an issue which could cause some video attachments to be shown as a different file type in the message list.

November 18, 2019, version 7.46.1

Fixed instances where Yammer exits unexpectedly.

October 25, 2019, version 7.44.1

Fixed links from accidentally opening when scrolling through messages.

October 4, 2019, version 7.44.0

Added support to inform users of video transcoding in progress.

September 24, 2019, version 7.43.0

Fixed an issue involving scrolling the People list so when writing messages, it no longer clears the Search field.

June 27, 2019, version 7.36.0

  • It's now easier to choose what you post: updates, announcements, or praise.

  • The home page now shows your feed instead of your groups.

May 8, 2019, version 7.32.1

For this release, we fixed several issues:

  • Fixed an issue which could prevent the ability to log in on networks with conditional access enabled.

  • Fixed the ability to view recently uploaded videos.

April 16, 2019, version 7.30

For this release, we fixed several issues:

  • Improved reliability of image previews.

  • Removed duplication of uploaded images.

  • Fixed problems saving files to OneDrive.

March 21, 2019, version 7.29

For this release, we fixed several issues:

  • Attachments in the topic feed now render properly.

  • Longer bio descriptions are now fully visible.

  • The navigation bar now stays visible after leaving group search.

January 14, 2019, version 7.24

For this release, we fixed several issues:

  • Fixed an issue when using VoiceOver in the Inbox where "Reply from %@" was read instead of the actual user's name.

  • Resolved a misleading error message when the user starts to open a file preview but cancels before the file finishes loading.

  • Fixed an issue where the group feed header had an incorrect height after navigating into a thread and back to the feed.

  • Fixed an issue where url encoded text was shown in some praise messages.

  • Fixed an issue which allowed VoiceOver to read hidden text when replying to a message.

  • Improved the performance of opening the group feed and joining a group.

December 10, 2018, version 7.23

You can now search for conversations, files, and members within a group, and view files uploaded to a group. We also updated the iPad status bar.

We also fixed several issues:

  • Fixed an issue where link attachments were not being displayed after posting a message.

  • Fixed an issue where the user was not notified that they have disabled cellular data for the app.

  • The group feed now appears with the correct animation when opening it from the Yammer widget.

December 7, 2018, version 7.22

You can now view pinned files from the group details screen, making it easier to find and share important files.

We also fixed several issues:

  • Fixed an issue which caused the app to crash while logging out in some cases.

  • Fixed an issue where deleting an attachment from a post would show a spinner forever.

  • Removed the extra step to confirm copying a link. Now the link is copied immediately.

  • Original file names are now maintained when posting files to a Yammer group

November 15, 2018, version 7.21

  • Removed support for iOS 10.3. Yammer now supports iOS 11.0 and more recent versions.

  • Fixed issue where InTune remote wipe did not log the Yammer user out.

  • Accessibility fixes.

October 18, 2018

  • Improves design when editing messages, and fixes an editing-related crash.

  • Accessibility improvements for conversations.

  • Expands support for a seamless sign-in experience to additional Microsoft applications.

October 3, 2018

  • Accessibility bug fixes, including improvements to VoiceOver navigation to read and select links.

September 28, 2018

  • Accessibility bug fixes, including improvements to VoiceOver navigation to report correct number of search results and reading of private message titles.

  • Bug fixes.

August 22, 2018

  • Improve file uploads to groups.

  • Bug fixes.

Updates are released on most Wednesdays. Releases containing significant bug fixes and new features are listed below. Other releases contain small bug fixes and performance improvements. For the best Yammer experience, we recommend using the current version.

January 10, 2020

Minor bug fixes.

December 18, 2019, version 5.6.26

We have a new look for the app, a simplified and cleaner navigation, and new information hierarchy for Inbox and Notification messages. We hope you enjoy these updates.

August 9, 2019

You can now get caught up on your feed and conversations faster:

  • We have improved information hierarchy & structure for conversations.

  • We have evolved font, colors, and iconography for a more user-friendly look.

June 28, 2019

  • It's now easier to choose what you post: updates, announcements, or praise.

  • The home page now shows your feed instead of your groups.

June 12, 2019, version 5.6.2

  • It's now easier to choose what you post: updates, announcements, or praise.

May 29, 2019, version 5.6.0

  • Updated Yammer logo and Office file icons.

  • Added ability to reply directly from a notification.

February 11, 2019, version 5.5.71

  • Improved login flow for entering credentials.

  • Link in Yammer weekly emails now opens correctly in Yammer.

  • Additional bug fixes and improvements.

February 4, 2019, version 5.5.70

Improved speed for opening messages.

December 3, 2018, version 5.5.63

Pinned items are now available on the group details page for any Yammer group.

October 8, 2018, version 5.5.56

Date format is now customized to the user's locale based on language settings.

August 20, 2018, version 5.5.51

List of Yammer groups loads correctly, and you can switch between Yammer networks.

July 16, 2018, version 5.5.46

Watch live videos and participate in the discussion for live events set up by group admins on web or desktop. (Preview feature)

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