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[Solved]: Remove Hyperlink Not Showing in Excel (2 Solutions)

Dealing with hyperlinks in Microsoft Excel can be problematic sometimes. If the users accidentally, press on the cell with the hyperlink, the link will automatically, open a window in the browser, thus leaving the current workbook. That’s why it is necessary to remove hyperlinks from those cells. But, sometimes the option for removing hyperlinks is not visible. In this article, we will show you the solution to remove hyperlink not showing in Excel.


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2 Suitable Solutions If Remove Hyperlink Is Not Showing in Excel

In this article, you will see two different solutions if the Remove Hyperlink command not showing in Excel. Firstly, we will use the AutoCorrect Options of the Excel workbook to solve the problem. As for our second method, we relate the HYPERLINK function with the above issue and find a way to solve it.

To find the solutions to our problem, we will use the following data set. Here we have some website name and their address in columns B and C respectively.

2 Suitable Solutions If Remove Hyperlink Is Not Showing in Excel


1. Using AutoCorrect Options

As for our first method, we will use the AutoCorrect Options of Excel to find a solution. By using this option, we will repair the Remove Hyperlinks option. After that, you will be able to remove hyperlinks from cells. The detailed steps for this procedure are as follows.

Step 1:

  • First of all, you can see from the following image that the option for removing hyperlinks is not working.

Using AutoCorrect Options as Solution of Removing Hyperlink Not Showing in Excel

Step 2:

  • Secondly, go to the File tab of the ribbon after facing the issue.

Step 3:

  • Thirdly, in the Home window of Excel select Options.

Step 4:

  • Fourthly, you will see the Excel Options dialog box.
  • Then, go to the Proofing tab and select AutoCorrect Options.

Step 5:

  • Fifthly, the AutoCorrect dialog box will appear.
  • Then, go to the AutoFormat As You Type tab.
  • After that, mark the box named Internet and network paths with hyperlinks.
  • Lastly, press OK.

Step 6:

  • Again, come to the Excel Options box and click OK to apply the settings to the workbook.

Step 7:

  • Then, come to the cells with hyperlinks in the worksheet.
  • In this step, you will see the options to remove the hyperlinks.

Step 8:

  • Finally, remove all hyperlinks by selecting all the cells in cell range C5:C9.

Showing Final Result for Using AutoCorrect Options as Solution of Removing Hyperlink Not Showing in Excel

Read More: How to Remove All Hyperlinks in Excel (5 Methods)


2. Avoiding HYPERLINK Function

The problem of removing hyperlinks not showing in Excel can be caused by another reason. If you use the HYPERLINK function in the cells to show hyperlinks, that is the origin of this error. How you can solve the issue is described briefly in the following steps.

Step 1:

  • Firstly, in the following image, you can see in cell C5, that we have inserted a hyperlink with the HYPERLINK function.

Avoiding HYPERLINK Function as Solution of Removing Hyperlink Not Showing in Excel

Step 2:

  • Secondly, you can see that the Remove Hyperlinks option is not working after inserting the function.

Step 3:

  • Thirdly, we will remove the function from the cell and type the desired web address manually and press Enter.

Step 4:

  • Fourthly, now after clicking on cell C5 you will see the options for removing hyperlinks.

Step 5:

  • Fifthly, after selecting the Remove Hyperlinks command you will be able to remove the hyperlink from cell C5.

Step 6:

  • Finally, follow the same process for the lower cells of column C.

Showing Final Result for Avoiding HYPERLINK Function as Solution of Removing Hyperlink Not Showing in Excel

Notes:

  • Another reason for not showing the Remove Hyperlinks option is the view mode of your worksheet. If you try to remove hyperlinks in the Page Break Preview mode, you will not see the command after right-clicking.

  • This option will only be visible if you remove the hyperlinks in normal view mode.

Read More: How to Remove Hyperlink Permanently in Excel (4 Ways)


Conclusion

That’s the end of this article. We hope you find this article helpful. After reading the above description, you will be able to solve the problem to remove hyperlinks in Excel not showing by using any of the above-mentioned methods. Please share any further queries or recommendations with us in the comments section below.

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Md. Araf Bin Jayed

Md. Araf Bin Jayed

I am Araf. I have completed my B.Sc in Industrial and Production Engineering from Ahsanullah University of Science and Technology. Currently I am working as an Excel & VBA Content Developer in Softeko. With proper guideline and aid of Softeko I want to be a flexible data analyst. With my acquired knowledge and hard work, I want to contribute to the overall growth of this organization.

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