End of support resources for Office

Using versions of Office that are no longer supported, or using Office on unsupported operating systems, may cause performance and reliability issues over time. Also, Office or the operating system might be vulnerable to security threats if security updates are no longer available.

The following resources are designed to help you plan for end of support events that affect Office.

Upcoming end of support events

The following table shows upcoming end of support events that affect Office that you should be aware of.

End of support event Date
Windows 8.1 January 10, 2023
Office 2013 April 11, 2023
Office 2019 for Mac October 10, 2023

Past end of support events

The following table shows past end of support events that affect Office along with links to additional information.

End of support event End of support date More information
Internet Explorer 11 with Microsoft 365 August 17, 2021 Microsoft 365 apps say farewell to Internet Explorer 11
Office 2010 October 13, 2020 Office 2010 end of support roadmap
Office 2016 for Mac October 13, 2020 End of support for Office 2016 for Mac
Office 2013 connectivity to Microsoft 365 services October 13, 2020 Office versions and connectivity to Microsoft 365 services
Windows 7 January 14, 2020 Windows 7 end of support and Microsoft 365 Apps
Windows Server 2008 R2 January 14, 2020 Windows Server end of support and Microsoft 365 Apps
Microsoft 365 Apps on Windows Server 2012 January 14, 2020 Windows Server end of support and Microsoft 365 Apps
Microsoft 365 Apps on Windows Server 2012 R2 January 14, 2020 Windows Server end of support and Microsoft 365 Apps

Resources to help you upgrade Office

We recommend that you upgrade older Office clients to a subscription version of the Office client, such as Microsoft 365 Apps for enterprise.

We provide various services to help you upgrade to subscription versions of the Office client. The following list provides some examples of resources that are available:

Other resources