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Disable autocomplete suggestion feature in Excel

Excel Auto Complete features automatically suggests a value based on previous entries. Similar to disabling auto fill feature, Excel provides option for disabling the autocomplete suggestion feature as well. So you turn off auto complete suggestion feature if you find it distracting.Listed below are the steps to disable autocomplete suggestion in Excel 2016, Excel 2013 […] Read More

Disable permanently delete items warning message in Outlook

Outlook displays a warning message when deleting outlook emails. It displays a dialog box with message “Are you sure that you want permanently delete the selected items” as shown belowThis is very useful warning option for the users before deleting the mail items permanently. But If you do not want to see the permanently deleted […] Read More

Disable sending a read receipt in Outlook

Microsoft Outlook will send a read receipt when a new message requests for read receipt. Sending read receipt option is by default enabled in Outlook. And if you do not want to send a read receipt request then you can disable using the options available as part of Outlook settings. Listed below are the steps […] Read More

How to disable auto fill feature in Excel

Auto fill in excel is quite handy feature, using this you can fill series of cells based on the entries of other excel cells. But if you want to turn off or disable auto fill feature then you can use Excel options for doing this. Listed below are the steps to turn off auto fill […] Read More

Enable or disable automatic numbered and bulleted list in Word

Microsoft Word users can use automatic numbered and automatic bulleted list by typing * and 1 respectively. By default these features are disabled in Word. Listed below are the steps to disable automatic numbered and bulleted list in Word 2016, Word 2013 and Word 2010Click on the File menu –> Word Options –> Navigate to […] Read More

How to turn off drag and drop of text in Word

Microsoft Word 2016, 2013 and 2010 has feature using which you can drag and drop the text in a document. But if you do not want drag and drop then you can use Word Options to disable or turn off the feature. Listed below are the steps to turn off drag and drop of text […] Read More

Disable automatic conversion of hyperlink in Excel

Excel 2016, 2013 and 2010 have feature that automatically does a conversion of all web address in to hyperlinks. This conversion takes place as you complete typing the internet address. But if you want to turn off this feature then you can use the relevant settings available as part of Excel options.Step 1: Click the […] Read More

Turn Off password popup in Outlook

This is in reply to a query posted by a reader in this blog that Mine was doing the automatic from the start, I only want it send and receive when I click on send and receive. I took the check marks off send automatic, but now every time I click send/receive a pop-up comes […] Read More

Turn off displaying users photos in Outlook

We had earlier seen about the steps required for configuring social network accounts such LinkedIn, Facebook etc. in Outlook 2016 & Outlook 2013. If a sender has photos linked to their social network account then it is displayed in the email message header section as shown below. But if you do not want to display […] Read More

Save messages in sent items folder in Outlook

Microsoft Outlook automatically saves the sent messages in sent items folder. But if you do not want to automatically save the sent messages then you can turn off this feature using Outlook Options. Listed below are steps to enable or disable saving copies of messages in Sent Items folder in Outlook 2013, Outlook 2010 and […] Read More

How to turn off display of screen tips in PowerPoint 2013 & 2010

PowerPoint 2013 and 2010 displays screen tips along with feature description when we hover the mouse over the menu items. By default screen tip feature is enabled in PowerPoint but if you do not want this extra information to be displayed then you can turn off using PowerPoint options.Click File menu and then Options linkIn […] Read More

How to turn off automatic Hyperlink in Excel

Microsoft Excel 2013 and Excel 2010 has a feature which automatically displays any internet address as a hyperlink. For example if you are typing a web address like www.blogmines.com then excel would display that as a hyperlink as shown below. But if you do want this conversion then you can turn off the automatic hyperlink […] Read More

How to lock the screen orientation in iPad

We all know that iPad changes screen orientation from landscape to portrait and vice versa based on the sliding. But when the users hold the iPad in angled position the desired screen orientation may not always happen. This can be fixed by locking the screen orientation using the iPad settings. To disable or lock the […] Read More

How disable the sound for keyboard clicks in iPad

The sound heard for keyboard clicks in iPad can be disabled using the settings. To disable the sound Tap the settings icon on the iPad home screen. In the settings screen, navigate Sound settings […] Read More

How to disable auto complete list to suggest names in Outlook

We have already seen how to empty auto complete list in Outlook 2013 and Outlook 2010 and also how to disable suggesting names while completing To, Cc and Bcc field in Outlook 2007. Similarly if you want to disable auto complete list to suggest names in Outlook 2013 and Outlook 2010, then you can use […] Read More

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