When is the end of life of the SharePoint Server?

Learn when support ends for SharePoint Server products: 2013, 2016 and 2019 and prepare yourself for upgrade or migration to SharePoint Online.

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  3. SharePoint 2013, 2016 and 2019 end of life

SharePoint Server is an old champ know for years. Multiple SharePoint on-premise versions are still actively used in organizations around the globe. The lifecycle of SharePoint 2013, 2016, and 2019 is limited. Get to know when a specific SharePoint version ends life.

Get to know exact dates connected with the end of life of SharePoint Server products.

General information about SharePoint Server lifecycle

SharePoint Server editions are supported based on a fixed schedule. You should know few rules about the end of life of such products:

  • You need to have the most current Service Pack installed to fit into support and to support end date
  • You need to remember that other components like Windows Server or Microsoft SQL also needs support
  • Fixed dates for the end of life for old SharePoint products will not be extended

SharePoint Server product lifecycle contains two main types of support:

  • Mainstream Support
    • Includes free support
    • Feature and bug updates, Service Packs
    • Security updates
    • Possibility to request a non-security update
  • Extended Support 
    • Only paid support
    • Security updates

SharePoint 2013 end of life

End of life of support for SharePoint Server 2013 and SharePoint Foundation 2013:

  • Mainstream support ends at 10.04.2018
  • Extended Support ends at 11.04.2023
  • End of life of SharePoint 2013 is 11.04.2023

The extended date of the SharePoint 2013 lifecycle requires deployed Service Pack 1.

SharePoint 2016 end of life

End of life of support for SharePoint Server 2016:

  • Mainstream support ends at 13.07.2021
  • Extended Support ends at 14.07.2026
  • End of life of SharePoint 2016 is 14.07.2026

SharePoint 2019 end of life

End of life of support for SharePoint Server 2019:


  • Mainstream support ends at 09.01.2024
  • Extended Support ends at 14.07.2026
  • End of life of SharePoint 2019 is 14.07.2026

What to do when my SharePoint ends life?

In case your SharePoint Server is out of support or it is close to the end life date you should consider migration to SharePoint Online or upgrade to the newest version of SharePoint Server.

Conclusion

Learn about the end of life of SharePoint Server products: SharePoint 2013, SharePoint 2016 and SharePoint 2019. Learn when support ends for SharePoint on-premise