Microsoft 365 drops support for Internet Explorer 11 in August

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Microsoft has actually advised consumers that Microsoft 365 applications as well as solutions will certainly go down support for the tradition Internet Explorer 11 (IE11) internet internet browser following month, on August 17, 2021.

After completion of support is gotten to, those still attempting to attach to Microsoft 365 might deal with abject individual experience or link failings.

(*11 *) the Microsoft 365 group said previously today.

According to Microsoft, individuals experiencing problems when trying to gain access to Microsoft 365 applications or solutions after August 17 will certainly not be provided support.

No brand-new attributes will certainly be launched, as well as the everyday use experience will certainly probably obtain continuously even worse till the M365 applications as well as solutions gradually terminate.

Additionally, utilizing the brand-new Microsoft Edge’s Internet Explorer setting will certainly not aid prolong IE11 accessibility to Microsoft 365 items past completion of support.

Microsoft 365 drops support for Internet Explorer 11 in August
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This is just how the M365 application experience will certainly appear like for IE11 individuals beginning with August 17:

  • Outlook Web App: Users logging in with AAD accounts will certainly still obtain the complete OWA experience however will certainly not obtain brand-new attributes starting August 17, 2021, while individuals logging in with Microsoft Accounts (MSA) will certainly be rerouted to the Outlook Web App Light experience.
  • Open with Explorer/View in File Explorer (SharePoint): We comprehend that some consumers might remain to make use of Open with Explorer as well as View in File Explorer (just easily accessible in IE11) to gain access to paper collections. To stay clear of interruption, these consumers will certainly have the ability to make use of these attributes for currently when they most likely to a paper collection in IE11. These includes stay in upkeep setting as well as aren’t obtaining more advancement. We motivate all consumers to transfer to a modern-day internet browser as well as OneDrive sync for a much better individual experience as well as less complicated accessibility to documents. For even more info on just how to prepare your SharePoint atmosphere for end of support on IE11, please read this Docs article
  • All various other applications as well as solutions will certainly terminate over weeks as well as months to guarantee a smooth end of support with each application as well as solution terminating on independent routines.

IE11 to get to EOS on some Windows 10 variations following year

This pointer follows Microsoft initially introduced strategies to ditch support for the Microsoft Edge Legacy as well as Internet Explorer 11 internet internet browsers in Windows 10 as well as Microsoft 365.

Following that first news, Microsoft Teams had actually currently gone down support for Internet Explorer 11 on November 30, 2020.

Two months back, Redmond likewise exposed that it would certainly likewise retire the tradition internet browser on some Windows 10 variations on June 15, 2022, changing it with the brand-new Chromium- based Microsoft Edge.

After being retired on systems running Windows 10 customer SKUs (variation 20H2 as well as later on) as well as Windows 10 IoT (variation 20H2 as well as later on), the Internet Explorer desktop computer application will certainly be handicapped, immediately rerouting individuals to Microsoft Edge when introduced.

Enterprise companies relying on tradition Internet Explorer- based internet sites as well as applications for essential procedures can still utilize them with Microsoft Edge’s IE mode ( even more information offered in this Getting Started guide)

In relevant information, WordPress, one of the most prominent blogging system, likewise introduced in March 2021 that it is preparing to go down support for Internet Explorer 11 as the internet browser’s use has actually currently dipped listed below 1%.