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End of Support for Office 2016 for Mac, Office 2010 and Skype for Business Online

Office 2016 for Mac and Office 2010

Microsoft announced that Office 2016 for Mac and Office 2010 will reach their end of support on October 13, 2020 which means they will no longer receive technical support, security fixes, or bug fixes from Microsoft from then onwards.

Users are advised to upgrade to the latest version of Office if they are using these legacy versions.

Please visit the following webpage of Microsoft’s announcement on the subject for details:

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/lifecycle/announcements/office-2016-mac-office-2010-end-of-support

 

Skype for Business Online

Microsoft announced that Skype for Business Online will retire on July 31, 2021 and the service will no longer be accessible after that time.  Staff and students using this service are advised to switch using Microsoft Teams.

Please visit the following webpage of Microsoft’s announcement on the subject for details:

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/lifecycle/announcements/skype-for-business-online-retirement

 

 

Kenneth Yip
Systems Teams
Tel: 39177973
Email: kkyyip@hku.hk