To add more functions to Microsoft Office, you can install some useful add-ins for Microsoft Office programs (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, etc.). There are many popular add-ins for Microsoft Office. Check how to download, install and manage add-ins in Microsoft Office in this post. To recover deleted/lost Office files, photos, videos, etc. you can try our free data recovery program – MiniTool Power Data Recovery.

How to Download and Install Add-ins for Microsoft Office

In general, you have two ways to install add-ins for your Microsoft Office programs. Check the detailed instructions below.

Way 1. Get Office Add-ins Directly from Office Applications

  • You can open any Microsoft Office application like the Word app on your computer.
  • Click the Insert tab on the toolbar.
  • Click Store to open the Microsoft Office extensions store. For some Office versions, you may need to click Add-ins -> Store. In the pop-up Office Add-ins store, you can browse or search for the target add-in you want to add to the Office program.
  • Click the Add button to install the add-in for your Office apps.

Way 2. Download and Install Office Add-ins from Online Office Store

To download and install your favorite add-ins for Microsoft Office, you can also visit the official online Office Store in your browser. It offers various add-ins for Office programs.

How to View Add-ins of Your Microsoft Office

To view all add-ins you have installed for your Microsoft Office, you can click File -> Options -> Add-Ins. Alternatively, you can click the Insert tab and click My Add-ins to see all installed Office add-ins.

How to Disable or Remove an Add-in in Microsoft Office

  • Open the Office program and click File -> Options -> Add-ins.
  • Click the Go button next to Manage.
  • In the pop-up dialog, you can see all the installed add-ins of the Office application. To disable an add-in, you can uncheck the box of the target add-in and click OK. To remove an add-in, you can select it and click the Remove button.

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Bottom Line

This post offers a simple guide on how to download, install, view, disable, or remove add-ins in Microsoft Office programs. A free data recovery guide is also provided to help you recover deleted/lost files for free. Hope it helps.

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