Microsoft 365 to Drop Internet Explorer 11 Support Next Month

Microsoft has recently reminded the world that it’s getting ready to drop support for Internet Explorer 11 from the Microsoft 365 suite, with all apps and services relying on this browser to offer a degraded experience or even fail to connect after this date is reached.

The whole thing is projected to happen on August 17, and Microsoft says the transition will happen gradually to make sure customers aren’t impacted by the demise of IE11.

For example, users logging in to the Outlook Web App with AAD accounts will no longer get any features, while Microsoft Account users will be redirected to the Outlook Web App Light experience if they use Internet Explorer 11.

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In addition, the company says some features, such as the View in File Explorer option in SharePoint, will enter a maintenance mode to ensure a smooth end of support.

“We understand that some customers may continue to use Open with Explorer and View in File… (read more)
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