Requesting a quicker way of knowing whether a feature is available per tenant, such as the Hub Sites

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Great to see Hub sites functionality coming to SharePoint. Also ran the PowerShell commands for a couple of sites in my Targeted Release Office 365 tenant and still waiting till it shows up in the UI. And this ambiguity/clarity is the point when looking at efficiency:

 

Requesting a quicker way of knowing whether a feature is available per tenant: Don't try and error whether a feature is available, simply check whether your SharePoint Online is running at the minimal version level

Instead of checking whether a specific version is available and working per tenant, it would be easier for me to simply check whether my tenant is at the right "patch" level. Is that possible, e.g. by a list of features per SharePoint Online version and being able to compare it with your SharePoint Online version?

 

So, is it possible that Microsoft in the future will provide information regarding the version number of your SharePoint Online tenant and a list of features that have been rolled out per version? E.g. is there a list which version has features like the Hub Sites and the ability as an admin (or regular user) to view the version of the SharePoint UI you are using, for example having it listed in the Modern SharePoint Admin Center?

Maybe the same way like when using Office 365 ProPlus, you can see which release channel (annual, semi-annual, insider) you are connected to, which version has been installed on your PC (example in the picture below) and online Microsoft provides a list of which features are available in which version of Office 365 ProPlus / Version and build numbers of update channel releases

 

Office 365 ProPlus version example.png

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Or simply a news in admin center that says "Feature x successfully rolled out to your tenant". 

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That's definitely also a great solution Patrick! :)
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That would be great feature or a date when to expect in your tenant.

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Great feedback and will certainly pass along. We've improved granularity on timing and awareness, and since it's a multi-tenant env, beyond Targeted Release switch, we would need to consider a notification mechanism that could target awareness at a feature level without overwhelming a single tenant experience with too many notifications. We already get this feedback on the other end that too much is too much across Office 365 all up. Your feedback will highlight the balance. :)