Microsoft will soon end Internet Explorer across all of its apps and platforms, marking a big first step on the road to the internet browser’s end.

What’s happening:

Microsoft plans to end support for Internet Explorer 11 on Microsoft 365 apps and services on Aug. 17, 2021.

  • Internet Explorer will not longer be supported through Microsoft apps like Office 365, OneDrive and Outlook.

Microsoft will end supporter on Microsoft Teams on Nov. 30, 2020.

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A new Internet Explorer legacy mode will be available on the Microsoft Edge browser.

  • “It will continue to let businesses access old sites that were specifically built for Internet Explorer, until Microsoft fully drops support for Internet Explorer 11 within Windows 10,” The Verge reports:

But don’t hold your breath

  • According to The Next Web, it will “likely be a while before we see Internet Explorer die completely” because businesses still use the products for a number of services and software.
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