End Of Support For Legacy Edge And Brightspace


Why am I getting a notification in D2L that Microsoft Edge is unsupported
Your version of Microsoft Edge will be unsupported by Microsoft after March 2021 Microsoft is ending support for Legacy Edge in March 2021. Please upgrade your browser


  • Brightspace
  • Legacy Edge
  • Desire2Learn (D2L)


Non-Chromium based Microsoft Edge Legacy will reach its End of Life in March 2021. March 9th, 2021, Edge Legacy is no longer a supported browser by Microsoft and will not receive any more security fixes or updates.


  1. Support for Microsoft Edge Legacy ends on March 9, 2021
  2. Install new Microsoft Edge to stay protected

Frequently asked questions

  1. Can I still use Legacy Edge to access Brightspace after March 2021
    1. Yes, Legacy Edge will not be blocked from accessing D2L
    2. Issues with Brightspace encountered in Legacy Edge will not be fixed
  2. Can I disable the warning banner
    1. The banner cannot be disabled. However, use the Remind Me Later button to dismiss the banner until their next login

In August 2020, Microsoft announced that the non-Chromium based Microsoft Edge Legacy will reach its End of Life in March 2021



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