Internet Explorer 11

Internet Explorer 11 follows the Component Lifecycle Policy.


The Internet Explorer (IE) 11 desktop application ended support for Windows 10 semi-annual channel on June 15, 2022. Customers are encouraged to move to Microsoft Edge with IE mode. Go here to learn more. IE mode enables backward compatibility and will be supported through at least 2029. Additionally, Microsoft will provide notice one year prior to retiring IE mode. Go here for a list of supported operating systems for Internet Explorer, including versions impacted by this announcement.

Support dates are shown in the Pacific Time Zone (PT) - Redmond, WA, USA.

Support Dates

Listing Start Date End Date
Internet Explorer 11 2013-11-13T00:00:00.000-08:00 See Note


Some versions of Internet Explorer may be supported past the latest OS end date when Extended Security Updates (ESUs) are available. Go here for a list of products offering ESUs.


The retired, out-of-support Internet Explorer 11 desktop application has been permanently disabled through a Microsoft Edge update on certain versions of Windows 10. Go here to learn more.