On October 13, 2020, Office 2016 for Mac and Office 2010 reach their end of support. After that date, Microsoft will no longer provide technical support, bug fixes, or security updates for either version.
Also, as previously announced, after October 13, 2020, customers will need to be using Microsoft 365 Apps for enterprise,* Office 2019, or Office 2016 in order to connect to Office 365 services. Microsoft will not take any active measures to block older versions of the Office client from connecting to Office 365 services, but these legacy clients may encounter performance and/or reliability issues over time.
Join us Tuesday, May 5 for an opportunity to "Ask Microsoft Anything" (AMA) about these upcoming changes. The AMA will take place from 9:00 AM to 10:00 AM Pacific Time in the Office End of Support AMA space.
To join, simply visit the Office End of Support AMA space at 9:00 a.m. PDT and submit a question by selecting Start a new conversation—then do this for each new question.
What is an AMA?
An AMA is a live, online, text-based question-and-answer event similar to a "YamJam" on Yammer or an "Ask Me Anything" on Reddit.
Can’t attend at 9:00 AM Pacific Time?
While we’ll only be answering questions in real-time from 9:00-10:00 a.m. Pacific Time, you can post your questions for the AMA to the Office End of Support AMA space in the Office End of Support Tech Community up to 24 hours in advance.
*Microsoft 365 Apps for enterprise is the new name for Office 365 ProPlus. To learn more about this name change, read this blog post.