Ending Support in 2026

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The following list represents products retiring or reaching the end of support in 2026. Upon retirement or end of support, there will be no new security updates, non-security updates, free or paid assisted support options or online technical content updates. Go here to learn about Fixed and Modern Lifecycle policies and service packs.

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Product Retirements

The following products, governed by the Modern Policy, will retire in 2026.

Product Retirement
Access 2021
Excel 2021
Office 2021
OneNote 2021
Outlook 2021
PowerPoint 2021
Project 2021
Publisher 2021
Visio 2021
Word 2021
October 13, 2026

End of Servicing

The following product versions, governed by the Modern Policy, will end support in 2026.

Product End of Servicing
Azure IoT Edge, Version 1.5 (LTS)
.NET 8 (LTS)
Windows 11 Enterprise and Education, Version 23H2
Windows 11 IoT Enterprise, Version 23H2
November 10, 2026

Products reaching End of Support

The following products and releases, governed by the Fixed Policy, will end support in 2026.

Product End of Support
Advanced Threat Analytics 1.X
Dynamics CRM 2016 (Dynamics 365)
Visual Studio 2022 , Version 17.10 (LTSC channel)
January 13, 2026
Microsoft SQL Server 2012 Parallel Data Warehouse (Analytics Platform System)
March 31, 2026
Dynamics C5 2016
Dynamics NAV 2016
Microsoft Advanced Group Policy Management 4.0
Microsoft Application Virtualization 5.0
Microsoft Application Virtualization 5.1
Microsoft Application Virtualization Hosting 5.0 for Windows Desktops
Microsoft Application Virtualization Hosting 5.1 for Windows Desktops
Microsoft BitLocker Administration and Monitoring 2.5
Microsoft Diagnostics and Recovery Toolset 10.0
User Experience Virtualization (UE-V) 2.1
April 14, 2026
Dynamics GP 2016
Dynamics GP 2016 R2
Infopath 2013
Project Server 2016
Project Server 2019
SharePoint Designer 2013
SharePoint Server 2016
SharePoint Server 2019
SQL Server 2014, Extended Security Updates Year 2
SQL Server 2016
July 14, 2026
Access LTSC 2021
Excel LTSC 2021
Office LTSC 2021
OneNote LTSC 2021
Outlook LTSC 2021
PowerPoint LTSC 2021
Project 2021 (LTSC)
Publisher LTSC 2021
Skype for Business LTSC 2021
Visio LTSC 2021
Windows 10 2016 LTSB
Windows 10 IoT Enterprise LTSB 2016
Windows Server 2012, Extended Security Update Year 3
Windows Server 2012 R2, Extended Security Update Year 3
Word LTSC 2021
October 13, 2026

Products moving to Extended Support

The following products will be moving from Mainstream to Extended Support in 2026. Extended Support includes security updates at no cost, and paid non-security updates and support. Additionally, Microsoft will not accept requests for design changes or new features during the Extended Support phase.

Product End of Mainstream Support
Windows Server 2022
Windows Server IoT 2022
October 13, 2026

Additional Azure Changes

Below is a list of additional Azure updates, including API, SDK and tools, and feature changes. Go here for more information: Azure updates | Microsoft Azure

Azure Item Retirement
Speech to Text API v3.0 API Retirement
March 13, 2026
DMS (classic) – SQL Scenarios only retirement
Feature deprecation: Trigger playbooks on alerts by analytics rule
March 15, 2026
AzureML Batch Endpoints API Preview retirement
March 16, 2026
Classic VMware protection scenario using ASR
March 29, 2026
API Keys for querying Application Insights
Batch Region Retirement
Classic alerts for Azure Backup
Classic Compute Node Communication Model
Deprecation of flash-extract custom fields
Retire Require Approve Client App Conditional Access Grant
VHD and Managed Images
Windows Server 2019 on AKS hybrid
Windows Server 2019 on AKS Retirement
March 31, 2026
Azure Application Gateway v1
April 28, 2026
Custom Commands
April 30, 2026
Azure AI Document Intelligence (formerly known as Azure Form Recognizer) v2.0 API
Azure document Intelligence v2.1 Container
August 31, 2026
Computer Vision API v1.0
Computer Vision API v2.0
Computer Vision API v2.1
Computer Vision API v3.0
Computer Vision API v3.1
September 13, 2026
Azure Functions 1.0 Deprecation
Azure Monitor Data Collector API
Monitoring Support for AKS-Engine
September 14, 2026
Activity logs legacy connector, storage integration API
Azure Maps Gen1 Price Tier
September 15, 2026
Azure Maps Render V1
September 17, 2026
Azure Maps Web SDK Map Controls Version 1.xx
September 19, 2026
SMART on FHIR Proxy in Azure Health Data Services
September 21, 2026
Azure API for FHIR Gen 1 offering
Azure Container Registry ACR 2017-03-01-(GA) API
Azure FXT Edge Filer
Azure Maps Web SDK v2 Subversion (v2.0~v2.0.32) and Service Module Retirement
Azure Virtual Desktop (Classic)
Container Log V1
Get AlertSummary API
Service Bus Control plane APIS v2014-09; v2015-08; v2016-07
Single URL Ping Test in Application Insights
Track 0 and 1 Service Bus SDKs and SBMP protocol
September 30, 2026
Azure Anomaly Detector
Azure Metrics Advisor
Translator Billing Model
October 1, 2026
Azure Functions In-process model end of support
November 10, 2026