Microsoft Connect Has Been Retired

You have reached this page because you’ve tried to access the Microsoft Connect portal. After nearly 10 years, Microsoft Connect has been retired in favor of new tools and services that will continue to allow you to engage with Microsoft. If you are a member of an active Connect program, your program has either closed or moved to one of these tools or services. Identify your program below to get status and next steps.

Programs Moving to Microsoft Collaborate

Windows EEAP (Connect Site ID 1304)

The EEAP program is now hosted on Microsoft Collaborate. By now, all companies targeted for participation in the EEAP for 2018 have been notified of the move to Collaborate and given instruction on how to register. If you do not have access to Collaborate and believe you should, please contact your Microsoft engagement owner.

Windows Client and Server TAP (Connect Site ID 997)

The Windows Client and Server TAP programs are now hosted on Microsoft Collaborate. Contact osnext@microsoft.com if you have not registered.

Security Update Validation Program - SUVP (Connect Site ID: 6)

The Security Update Validation Program (SUVP) is now hosted on Microsoft Collaborate. If you have any questions about your program membership or access to Collaborate, please contact SUVProg@microsoft.com.

Microsoft Custom Support (Connect Site ID 83)

Microsoft Custom Support is now hosted on Microsoft Collaborate. All users that were on Connect should have received instructions on how to access the program. If you have any questions or issues, please start with your TAM.

Microsoft Microsoft PlayReady Support

Microsoft Microsoft PlayReady Support for licensed companies is now hosted on Microsoft Collaborate. All users that were on Connect should have received instructions by email on how to access the Collaborate Portal. If you have any questions or issues, please read the instructions here or email AskDRM@microsoft.com.

Microsoft Dynamics 365 (Connect Site ID 687)

The Dynamics 365 Finance & Operations, Business Edition team now uses Microsoft Collaborate for early engagement programs. Please email dyn365bep@microsoft.com and request for information on how to get on-boarded to the Microsoft Collaborate tool to participate in the Ready! programs. NOTE: Please see the “Programs Moving to Other Tools” section below for “Dynamics AX Feedback (Connect Site ID 13211)” covering “Dynamics 365 for Finance and Operations, Enterprise Edition team content and updates.”

Designed for XBOX (Connect Site ID 1314)

The Designed for XBOX program is now hosted on Microsoft Collaborate (http://aka.ms/strata-d4xbox). If you have any questions about your program membership or access to Collaborate, please contact D4XBizDev@microsoft.com.

Designed for Surface (Connect Site ID 1342)

The Designed for Surface program is now hosted on Microsoft Collaborate (http://aka.ms/strata-dfs). If you have any questions about your program membership or access to Collaborate, please contact DFSBizDev@microsoft.com.

Skype Business Services (Connect Site ID 355)

The Skype Business Services program is now hosted on Microsoft Collaborate. If you have any questions about your program membership or access to Collaborate, please contact the program administrators.

Microsoft Auto (Connect Site ID 383)

The Microsoft Auto program is now hosted on Microsoft Collaborate. If you have any questions about your program membership or access to Collaborate, please contact msftauto@microsoft.com.

StorSimple Partners (Connect Site ID 1328)

The StorSimple Partners program is now hosted on Microsoft Collaborate. If you have any questions about your program membership or access to Collaborate, please contact the program administrators.

Microsoft Learning Experiences - SME Program / LEX Content development (Connect Site ID 862)

The LEX Content Development program is now hosted on Microsoft Collaborate. If you have any questions about your program membership or access to Collaborate, please contact mslcd@microsoft.com.

Office PIPC (Connect Site ID 846)

The Office PIPC program is now hosted on Microsoft Collaborate. If you have any questions about your program membership or access to Collaborate, please contact the program administrators.

Fast (Connect Site ID 898)

The Fast program is now hosted on Microsoft Collaborate. If you have any questions about your program membership or access to Collaborate, please contact fastcsrv@microsoft.com.

WARP (Connect Site ID 1388)

The WARP program is now hosted on Microsoft Collaborate. If you have any questions about your program membership or access to Collaborate, please contact warphelp@microsoft.com.

eWARP (Connect Site ID 1398)

The eWARP program is now hosted on Microsoft Collaborate. If you have any questions about your program membership or access to Collaborate, please contact msews@microsoft.com.

Microsoft Office (Connect Site ID 160)

The Microsoft Office program is now hosted on Microsoft Collaborate. If you have any questions about your program membership or access to Collaborate, please contact officeconnectteam@microsoft.com.

Azure Active Directory Connection (Connect Site ID 1164)

The Azure Active Directory Connection program is now hosted on Microsoft Collaborate. If you have any questions about your program membership or access to Collaborate, please contact the program administrators.

Programs Moving to Other Tools

SQL Server (Connect Site ID 68)

Effective January 1, 2018, the community feedback feature of the Microsoft Connect site for SQL Server has been replicated in UserVoice for the convenience of the community. We have captured all current/active public feedback for SQL Server that was entered into Microsoft Connect and transferred it into the new forum to help customers find relevant and active matching suggestions.

System Center Configuration Manager and Microsoft Intune (Connect Site ID 892)

  • If you have a feature request for Configuration Manager or Intune, UserVoice is still the best place for feature requests: https://configurationmanager.uservoice.com and http://microsoftintune.uservoice.com.
  • If you want to file a bug against Configuration Manager, please use the Windows Feedback Hub, which is built into the Windows 10 operating system. For more information, see https://aka.ms/configmgrfeedback. You can track the status of new bugs filed in Feedback Hub, but not bugs previously filed under Connect; all bugs filed under Connect are still accessible by the product team.
  • If you think you’ve found a bug with Intune, please open a support case. For more information, see https://aka.ms/intunesupport.
  • If you are part of the Customer Connection Program and are trying to access content from the Configuration Manager or Intune Advisors calls, please contact your Customer Connection Program contact to get access to the new TechCommunity.
  • If you are a Partner, please contact your Partner contact.
  • If you are trying to get access to content for the Technical Adoption Program (TAP) please contact your TAP buddy.

Dynamics AX Feedback (Connect Site ID 13211)

Dynamics 365 for Finance and Operations, Enterprise Edition team has made the downloads for the latest versions of Dynamics 365 for Finance and Operations available via the following links:

For any additional questions or queries regarding Preview programs or availability or prior version download VHD’s please contact: daxcf@microsoft.com

Microsoft 365 powered device/Accelerate (Connect Site ID 1031)

Beginning January 1, 2018 the current Microsoft 365 powered device Connect website will be decommissioned and replaced. The updated website and downloadable materials will be available at https://aka.ms/PoweredDevice-FTprograms.

Microsoft Alumni Network (Connect Site ID 1379)

Please contact the Microsoft Alumni Network program administrators for the status of the program.

WME Conformance Testing Connection (Connect Site ID 605)

Please contact wmecert@microsoft.com for the status of the program.

High Performance Computing Team (Connect Site ID 12)

Please contact the High Performance Computing Team program administrators for the status of the program.

DevDiv / Visual Studio and .NET Framework (Connect Site ID 210)

Please contact vsconn@microsoft.com for the status of the program.

Services Connection (Connect Site ID 1067)

Please contact scrmteam@microsoft.com for the status of the program.

Surface (Connect Site ID 1396)

Please contact USSurface@microsoft.com for the status of the program.