Updated May 13, 2022: We have updated the rollout timeline below. Thank you for your patience.
Updated April 07, 2022: We have updated the rollout timeline below. Thank you for your patience.
With the upcoming Internet Explorer 11 desktop application retirement (June 15th), for certain versions of Windows 10, we recommend that you move users to Microsoft Edge and explain how to access legacy websites by reloading those sites in Internet Explorer (IE) mode. This message is associated with Microsoft 365 Roadmap ID 88905.
We’re adding a new email template to the “Get fast, secure browsing with Microsoft Edge” feature on the admin center Setup page. Admins can send their users a quick reference on how to reload older sites in Internet Explorer mode when browsing in Microsoft Edge.
- Microsoft 365 suite
When this will happen
We will begin rolling this out in mid-May (previously late April) and expect to complete rollout late May (previously early May).
- See Setup page in the admin center.
How this will affect your organization
If your organization has legacy sites and apps with Internet Explorer dependencies, the Get fast, secure browsing with Microsoft Edge feature provides an easy way to send your employees guidance to get started with Microsoft Edge. In March, you can include instructions on how to enable IE mode in Microsoft Edge and reload a legacy website using it. You can customize the email to include:
- How to download Microsoft Edge.
- How to sign in and sync passwords, favorites, and settings.
- How to turn on security and performance features.
- (New) How to enable Internet Explorer mode and reload legacy websites in Internet Explorer mode.
What you need to do to prepare
If you want your individuals in your org to have access to this feature, make sure they are assigned an admin role, like Global Reader.
For instructions, see Assign a role to a cloud group in Azure Active Directory.
Message ID: MC337246
Published: 28 February 2022
Updated: 13 May 2022
Action required by: 15 June 2022