New Delhi, August 18
Microsoft 365 apps and companies will now not assist Internet Explorer 11 (IE 11) by August 17 subsequent yr, the corporate has introduced because it pushes folks to put in revamped Chromium-based Edge browser.
Beginning November 30 this yr, Microsoft Teams net app will now not assist IE 11 and the remaining Microsoft 365 apps and companies will now not assist IE 11 from August 2021.
After the above dates, customers may have a degraded expertise or will probably be unable to hook up with Microsoft 365 apps and companies on IE 11.
“Customers have been using IE 11 since 2013 when the online environment was much less sophisticated than the landscape today,” Microsoft stated in a weblog submit on Monday.
“Since then, open web standards and newer browsers Â— like the new Microsoft Edge Â— have enabled better, more innovative online experiences”.
Microsoft launched Edge 5 years in the past after its once-dominant Internet Explorer misplaced its enchantment as Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox took over the browser area.
The firm stated new Microsoft 365 options won’t be accessible or sure options might stop to work when accessing the app or service by way of IE 11.
“While we know this change will be difficult for some customers, we believe that customers will get the most out of Microsoft 365 when using the new Microsoft Edge,” the tech large stated.
The firm additionally introduced it could finish assist for the Microsoft Edge Legacy desktop app on March 9, 2021.
After March 9, the Microsoft Edge Legacy desktop app won’t obtain new safety updates.
“Apps and sites created for Microsoft Edge Legacy will continue to work in the new Microsoft Edge, but if a compatibility issue does arise, we have our App Assure promise to provide support,” stated Microsoft.–IANS