Enabling/Disabling Add-ins

Issue/Question

How do I enable/disable add-ins in Microsoft 365 programs?

Environment

  • Microsoft 365 Products

Cause

Particular add-ins can cause a variety of issues within different Microsoft 365 programs. This can be determined by starting the program in Safe Mode.

Resolution

Add-ins for Microsoft 365 apps are currently unavailable for WKU accounts; the instructions below are for convenience in the event that you have a personal Microsoft 365 account. 
  1. Within the specific Microsoft 365 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 365 program to ensure the program is functioning appropriately.

Details

Article ID: 225
Created
Mon 7/14/14 9:56 AM
Modified
Fri 6/25/21 5:31 PM

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