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Microsoft Office versions set to retire on Oct. 13

Support for Office 2016 for Mac and Office 2010 for Windows will end on Oct. 13, 2020. Microsoft will no longer provide technical support, bug fixes, or security updates. You can still use these versions, but you may encounter performance or reliability issues over time.

Starting on Oct. 13, 2020, only these versions of Office will be supported for connecting to Office 365 (and Microsoft 365) services:

  • Microsoft 365 Apps for enterprise (previously named Office 365 ProPlus)
  • Microsoft 365 Apps for business (previously named Office 365 Business)
  • Office 2019, such as Office Professional Plus 2019
  • Office 2016, such as Office Standard 2016

For more information on related Office client support timelines, see the Microsoft 365 and Office system requirements matrix.

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