Enabling/Disabling Add-ins


How do I enable/disable add-ins in Microsoft Office programs?


  • Microsoft Office Products


Particular add-ins can cause a variety of issues withinin different Microsoft Office programs. This can be determined by starting the program in Safe Mode.


Add-ins for Office 365 apps are currently unavailable for WKU accounts; the instructions below are for convenience in the event that you have a personal Microsoft Office account. 
  1. Within the specific Microsoft Office program, choose the File from the menu ribbon.
  2. Select Options from the left side of the page.
  3. Choose Add-Ins from this menu.
  4. View the list of add-ins and select Go listed beside the Manage dropdown menu.
  5. Check or uncheck the box next to the appropriate add-in to enable/disable.
  6. You may also Add or Remove add-ins from this menu.
  7. Choose OK.
  8. Restart the specified Microsoft Office program to ensure the program is functioning appropriately.


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